Articles by: Jordan Garcia

OL Bennett uses football to connect with his late father

OL Bennett uses football to connect with his late father

November 29, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

After a decade of playing football, offensive lineman, Ty Bennett, is ready to move on from high school football. But he will never forget the origins of how it all started.

LB Thibaudeau is out to make a name for himself

LB Thibaudeau is out to make a name for himself

November 28, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Something that Xavier Thibaudeau says to himself before every game is “your comfort zone must be disturbed”. And in order to be successful in a sport like football, one must superceed what is comfortable to become great.

DE/LB Irakoze Looks Hungry Going Into His Second Year

DE/LB Irakoze Looks Hungry Going Into His Second Year

November 25, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

After playing Basketball for many years, the sport of football finally found it’s placed in Guy Irakoze heart.  

DT Samson looking for hard work and dedication to pay off

DT Samson looking for hard work and dedication to pay off

November 24, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Growing up watching the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Kyle Samson would fall in love with the sport of football. “What made me get into football was always having interest in the sport from growing up watching the Ti-Cats, as well as knowing I have the size and athleticism to compete.” Samson explained,Read More

MLB Phimmasone looks to make history

MLB Phimmasone looks to make history

November 23, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

 The essence of sport can teach you many things. For middle linebacker, Padit Phimmasone, it has taught him about effort and being a respectful, hard-working team player.

WR Tremblay looks for another successful year

WR Tremblay looks for another successful year

November 22, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Football is a way of life according to wide receiver Caleb Tremblay. “My dad pushed me to be the player I am today. If it weren’t for him I’d be nowhere near the football player I am now. Football means a lot to me. It’s like a way of life, ifRead More

CFC100 LB Zannis loves being heart of defense

CFC100 LB Zannis loves being heart of defense

November 10, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

 After trying out many different sports, CFC100 linebacker, Kosta Zannis, ended up sticking with football. “Since my first University of Calgary Dinos football camp in 2011, I have kept with the sport.” Zannis stated, “The combination of athletic and cognitive aspects of football has allowed me to continue to pushRead More

Soccer gives way to football for DE Jaimie Gallant

Soccer gives way to football for DE Jaimie Gallant

October 5, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

After playing soccer for a time in his adolescence, Jaimie Gallant’s soccer coach recommended him to try another sport: football, due to his natural build. From there, he went on to pursue a hobby in the sport.

DB Bachuoch Michael going to silence the doubters

October 2, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Many people told him that starting football in grade 7 may have been too late, but as the few years have gone by Bachuoch Michael has attempted to silence the doubters.

RB Ridley Coppens looks to lead offense this season

RB Ridley Coppens looks to lead offense this season

September 30, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Being shorter in stature may have been a hindrance in Ridley Coppens early life, but through that, he has been able to find a niche in the sport of football by playing an effective running back “I was a very little kid growing up that always got picked on, soRead More

DB Skyler Saar looking to capitalize on years of chemistry with teammates

DB Skyler Saar looking to capitalize on years of chemistry with teammates

September 29, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

From a young age,  knew he wanted to play the sport of Football. But beyond that, defensive back Skyler Saar didn’t know the sport would help him in the long run. “Just watching football on TV as a kid, I always told my parents I wanted to get into theRead More

CB Joseph Weisgerber hopes to transition well at new position

CB Joseph Weisgerber hopes to transition well at new position

September 28, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

After playing Strong Outside Linebacker last season, Joseph Weisgerber is gearing up to play Cornerback in his senior year. “I’m looking forward to my position change from linebacker to corner this year and just being back on the field with my friends enjoying a sport I love.”

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ATH Kristian Stewart hopes success as two-way player repeats

September 26, 2018 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

After seven years of playing football, Kristian Stewart is looking forward to playing his final season at CFC50 St. Thomas More Secondary School and helping his younger teammates along the way.

LB Evan Selzler looks to add to his already stellar portfolio

LB Evan Selzler looks to add to his already stellar portfolio

September 25, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Seeing amateur football first hand was enough to convince Evan Selzler that the sport was his calling. “I went with my Dad to an open gym event for the Sherwood Park Rams bantam team and after the first hour I just knew football was for me.” Selzler said, “I loveRead More

CB/SB Mateo Corritore looks to dominate both sides of the field

CB/SB Mateo Corritore looks to dominate both sides of the field

September 22, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

“I got into football because of watching my favourite team, the New York Giants, play, I loved how it all worked… football to me means everything, without it I don’t know what I would be doing. Without football, I wouldn’t have the friendships I have the fun I have orRead More

OT Daniel Hocevar looks to continue to capitalize on his size

September 20, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

After struggling with fitness at the end of elementary, Daniel Hocevar decided to play football to improve his life. From there, the offensive tackle has embraced the sport. “…After 7 years of playing football, it was definitely one of the best decisions in my life. It changed me hugely…both physicallyRead More

SS Pendleton looks to lead Knights to a successful season

SS Pendleton looks to lead Knights to a successful season

September 19, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

As his football game improves for his senior season David-Daniel Pendleton has one thing in the back of his mind. “…a theme that I often think about is ‘mistakes’. Mistakes are a part of the game, they will make plays, but you need to learn from it and move onRead More

DT/DE Daniel Rosin excited to get started

September 18, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

According to his stepfather, “football was the sport that I was made for.” and through this Daniel Rosin has tried to make it a life career from his very first tackle. “I got into football because my father and brothers played so I joined football in grade eight… I fellRead More

Chaz Marshall entering senior season with plenty of interest

Chaz Marshall entering senior season with plenty of interest

September 17, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

When it comes to work ethic, no one might value it more on his team than Chaz Marshall of the CFC50 Terry Fox Ravens. “Any player who was a walk-on or not drafted. The effort needed by them to make a team I have nothing but respect them for, whichRead More

DB Isaac Porter strives for best season yet

DB Isaac Porter strives for best season yet

September 12, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

From the success of his friends and family, Isaac Porter was convinced that football was his sport of choice. “I started playing football in grade 7 when my brother and his friends started playing the year before and won the provincial championship and they convinced me to play. To meRead More

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QB Quinn Santha wants to reach his full potential

September 11, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

 Being a regular student at Saskatoon Christian School, but attending the Aden Bowman Collegiate Institute to play football has been an interesting experience for quarterback Quinn Santha. “…this year for me was intimidating coming in on a team that for the most part, I don’t know. This is whereRead More

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Trent Hunter ready to embrace his senior year

September 10, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Trent Hunter’s football origins come from his time on the school yard growing up. “Playing schoolyard football in elementary school and seeing it on television influenced me to try [football] in high school. I make many sacrifices for the game and it is something that means a lot to me.”

WR Logan McNamee Is Hoping For Continued Success

September 9, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

From a young age, Logan McNamee fell in love with the game of football.   “I was about 9 years old, my older brother was playing local football and my father was coaching, so I gave it a shot and never looked back. Football means the world to me, itRead More