Articles by: KT Maxwell

DL Ivan Xu has healthy enthusiasm for contact

DL Ivan Xu has healthy enthusiasm for contact

February 11, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Winning a championship is not something every team gets a chance to experience. For defensive lineman, Ivan Xu, this was his favourite memory this season as his team, the Mt. Douglas Rams from Victoria, B.C went all the way and won the AAA provincial championship. RELATED CONTENT: Add you highlightRead More

ATH Kuyugo Modi will outwork you every time

ATH Kuyugo Modi will outwork you every time

February 10, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do” -Derek Jeter. Athlete Kuyugo Modi takes this saying to heart when he mentions, “How hard you work comes down to you and football is a game where workingRead More

Shark diver? REC Rhett Vavra transfers skills from the water to the turf

Shark diver? REC Rhett Vavra transfers skills from the water to the turf

January 20, 2019 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

How does a kid from the middle of the prairies become a trained shark diver? That was the question that first came to my mind when I started to write about this young receiver from Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Turns out, the skills he’s learned as a diver have helped himRead More

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Taylor Viney looking to get to the next level

January 19, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

With only 7 seconds left on the game clock, this young athlete won the game with a blocked field goal that led to his team moving on to the provincial quarterfinals. “My most memorable moment of my football was this past season in the zone final game to move onRead More

OL Matthew Iuliano is a “rare breed”

OL Matthew Iuliano is a “rare breed”

January 18, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

“Delighted” is how offensive lineman, Matthew Iuliano, describes what it would be like to play in the CFC prospect game on TSN. “It was a delightful surprise and I thought right away what an incredible opportunity it could be for me.” He added that it would mean so much that he wouldn’t beRead More

REC Brett Timbeck- “…just me and my team against the world”

REC Brett Timbeck- “…just me and my team against the world”

January 16, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Gone fishing? The statement rings true for receiver Brett Timbeck who, when not on the football field or doing something football related and/or studying, is on the shoreline fishing for Bass with his Dad and his friends. “Fishing for bass with my father and his friends was a big partRead More

CFC100 Nathan Carabatsakis fueled by competition

CFC100 Nathan Carabatsakis fueled by competition

January 15, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Photo courtesy of Nathan Carabatsakis #32 (credit: Photos by Fitz – Glenn Dickson) Motivation comes in all shapes and sizes. For CFC100 linebacker, Nathan Carabatsakis, being ranked only fueled the fire to continue to work on his craft and be the best linebacker out there. “To me I don’t careRead More

DB Bruni is the brains of the defense

DB Bruni is the brains of the defense

January 12, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

The quarterback of the defense is usually the middle linebacker, but sometimes the defensive back (free safety). For Nick Bruni, his safety position is one that he takes very seriously and loves being the brains of the defense.

QB Kutzan remains upbeat through adversity

QB Kutzan remains upbeat through adversity

January 10, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Quarterback Carter Kutzan is no stranger to the football field having played for ten years. This Murdoch Mackay Clansman, is “building connections that last a lifetime”. “Carter is a leader on the team. laid back in his demeanour but serious in his abilities and preparation. It isn’t hard to seeRead More

Scott Nichols looks to CFC100 brother for inspiration

Scott Nichols looks to CFC100 brother for inspiration

January 8, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Photo courtesy of Scott Nichols When they say it runs in the family, they weren’t kidding with 6’3″ and 205lbs running back, Scott Nichols. You may recall the last name as CFC100 Spencer Nichols was a beast and went on to play at Western this past season. Looking up toRead More

Lineman Finn uses football to open doors

Lineman Finn uses football to open doors

December 21, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Football opens doors for many players who have travelled down the gridiron path. Lineman/linebacker, Nolan Finn, shares this same story.

“Like brothers here at Miller” says REC Kieran Poissant

“Like brothers here at Miller” says REC Kieran Poissant

December 20, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Running around and having a good time is something that receiver Kieran Poissant, says he likes about his position. It’s a bit more than that, as demonstrated by this 2018 Saskatchewan provincial champion.

LB Gedir says “he with the smallest biceps may take the bags”

LB Gedir says “he with the smallest biceps may take the bags”

December 19, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Training, studying, eating right, sleeping well, all disciplines that must be adhered to in order to succeed at any athletic endeavour. However, there are moments that are created that are so special to those who create them that sometimes the outsider misses pure enjoyment of being around your crew. ForRead More

LB Paleczny regrets not playing football earlier

LB Paleczny regrets not playing football earlier

December 18, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

“Success isn’t owned, it’s leased, and the rent is due everyday” – JJ Watt. For linebacker, Emerson Paleczny, this statement makes him work harder and do what it takes to be better.

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REC/RB Oliver Burnett willing to do whatever it takes

December 11, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

When Dad is your coach for years and Mom is on the sideline as your biggest cheerleader, you’ve got a winning combination – at least that’s what receiver/running back Oliver Burnett thinks.

RB Bennett Sawchuk makes every touch count

RB Bennett Sawchuk makes every touch count

December 9, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Fighting for touches and reps isn’t anything new. For runningback Bennett Sawchuk, it’s one thing that he fights for every time he’s out on the field.

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Colby Collins looks to the ‘ultimate grinders’ for inspiration

December 8, 2018 at 9:46 pmby 0 comments

For this lineman, Colby Collins knows what it’s like to be a champion playing on the CFC50 Leboldus Golden Suns in Saskatchewan, but that’s not all he’s about.

Kicker Ryan Punghyun trying for 100%

Kicker Ryan Punghyun trying for 100%

December 7, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

For first year kicker, Ryan Punghyun Lee, he’s got his sights on perfection.

REC Roberto Zulich gets pushed out of comfort zone with great results

REC Roberto Zulich gets pushed out of comfort zone with great results

December 6, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

In September, the energy is high, expectations are high, anticipations runs deep. In November, the emotions run high, good or bad, depending on the playoff scene. For wide receiver, Roberto Zulich, his season has finished, but that doesn’t mean football is over.

Specialist Derek Giacobbi; “The only way to easy street goes through the sewers”

Specialist Derek Giacobbi; “The only way to easy street goes through the sewers”

December 5, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

It’s not often you hear of kids who hold down a part-time job, go to school, play sports, and still be a teenager. For this kicker, Derek Giacobbi, he has big aspirations and is working towards achieving them. The Nepean Eagle has been playing for five years now and was namedRead More

REC Jibu Namwira never gives up on a play

REC Jibu Namwira never gives up on a play

November 26, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

It can be tough for the late bloomers, but the great thing about football is that you can start at any age, and if you have talent and know how to move, it doesn’t matter when you put on the pads…magic just happens. For receiver, Jibu Manwira, being able toRead More