Articles by: Marc Cloutier

2018 Team Preview (AB): Bishop O’ Byrne Bobcats hope to ride momentum

2018 Team Preview (AB): Bishop O’ Byrne Bobcats hope to ride momentum

July 16, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

This season the CFC50 Bishop O’ Byrne Bobcats are hoping to keep the momentum they gained last year.        

QB Lugumire to miss final JV year, jumps to ‘AAA’ early

QB Lugumire to miss final JV year, jumps to ‘AAA’ early

July 15, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Football is a getaway for Richard Lugumire. “Football is a getaway for me…keeps me out of trouble and it’s just something I love doing,” he said. “Playing college and eventually NFL is something I want to accomplish but I do know that it takes a lot of hard work andRead More

2018 Team Previews (SK): Michael A. Riffel Royals aim to reach full potential

2018 Team Previews (SK): Michael A. Riffel Royals aim to reach full potential

July 13, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

This year the Michael A. Riffel Royals are aiming to achieve their full potential, something the team did not accomplish last season. In 2017 the Royals were 4-3 in the regular season, but lost in the semi-finals to the Campbell Tartans. Head Coach Derek Pilon mentioned, “In addition, the sameRead More

2018 Team Preview (AB): Coaching experience to benefit Joane Cardinal-Schubert Ravens in first year

2018 Team Preview (AB): Coaching experience to benefit Joane Cardinal-Schubert Ravens in first year

July 9, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

The Joane Cardinal-Schubert Ravens are a new football team out of Calgary, Alberta. This year’s team will be playing with mainly grade tens and elevens playing as a senior team in Division 3. ”We fully expect to start moving up in year 2,” said Coach Zach McNeil of the newlyRead More

QB gives Wagner a chance to show his poise

QB gives Wagner a chance to show his poise

July 7, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

  Avery Wagner started to play contact football when he was ten years old. “My parents brought it to my attention and I thought it would be a good way to make new friends and have more fun,” he said. “Back then football didn’t mean much to me, but nowRead More

2018 Team Preview (ON): Harkness returns to lead the A.B. Lucas Vikings

2018 Team Preview (ON): Harkness returns to lead the A.B. Lucas Vikings

July 6, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The focus for the A.B. Lucas Vikings in 2018 will be “Win Each Day”, and to win the last game of the season.  

Raffaele Caligiuri #53 Photo credit: Glenn Dickson

Defensive touchdown a big moment for LB Caligiuri

June 30, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Raffaele Caligiuri made a name for himself in 2017 while putting up 13.5 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 fumble recovery and 1 defensive touchdown as a linebacker for the Dakota Lancers.

2018 Team Previews (BC): Robert Bateman Timberwolves to improve ball security

2018 Team Previews (BC): Robert Bateman Timberwolves to improve ball security

June 29, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Head coach David Mills is expecting a bounce back year from his team this year. Last season the Robert Bateman Timberwolves finished 1-8 and missed the playoffs. “I expect us to be able to rack up the yards and points on offence this season,” he said. “We return our QB, topRead More

2018 Team Preview (MB): West Kildonan moves up in ranking after successful year

2018 Team Preview (MB): West Kildonan moves up in ranking after successful year

June 22, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

In 2017 the West Kildonan Wolverines won the inaugural “Winnipeg High School Football League Bowl” by defeating the St. Norbert Celtics, 13-12. With their championship victory the Wolverines are likely to jump up a division from the ‘A” Currie Division, to the ‘AA’ Vidruk Division.

2018 Team Preview (AB): Lloydminster Barons looking for more

2018 Team Preview (AB): Lloydminster Barons looking for more

June 15, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Last year the Lloydmister Comprehensive High School Barons managed to make it all the way to play in the ASAA Tier II Provincial Final. This season the team is looking to make the next step and win. In 2017 the Barons learned how to win against teams that are traditionalRead More

Semi-final loss motivates DB Topping

Semi-final loss motivates DB Topping

June 12, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

 Ethan Toppings biggest moment in football came in a semi-final loss in 2016 to the Kelvin Clippers. This was Ethan’s first year as a starter, and he had a great season. Ethan recalled, “We had made it to the semi-final in AA the Kas Vidruk division and had toRead More

RB Coppens models himself after teammates

RB Coppens models himself after teammates

June 9, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Ridley Coppens was a very little kid growing up and he always got picked on so he wanted to find a way to let his anger out. “I found out that a couple of my friends signed up for the team so I thought I would try it out, itRead More

2018 Team Preview (ON): Championship or bust for St. Mark Lions

2018 Team Preview (ON): Championship or bust for St. Mark Lions

June 8, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The St. Mark Lions are coming off of a season where they went 5-3 in 2017. The expectations this year for St. Mark’s is nothing less than a city championship.  

RB Warde has the right mindset

RB Warde has the right mindset

May 31, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

 Drey Warde’s most memorable football experience was last season in a game against Oak Park. Drey and the rest of the Lancers felt strong as a team, but were still a little unsteady due to the fact their team had struggled in the ‘AAA’ Potter division for a fewRead More

DB West; “Adapt and Overcome”

DB West; “Adapt and Overcome”

May 27, 2018 at 5:55 amby 2 comments

Austin West started to play football in 2011, when his friend who played, wanted him to try out. “To me football is more of a family than a team,” he said. “It’s about having fun and supporting each other with anything in life, and winning with your friends is alwaysRead More

New season, new routes for WR Miller

New season, new routes for WR Miller

May 25, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

When Akeen Miller was growing up he’d always play football with his friends on his free time. Football came natural to Akeen because he applied his skills of speed and quick thinking.  Once Akeen developed an interest in playing with a real team, that’s when he became determined.  

QB Barber to come back after serious injury

QB Barber to come back after serious injury

May 24, 2018 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Wyatt Barber joined his first football team because all of his friends were playing and they invited him to join. The young quarterback from Grant Park high school has loved football ever since the first day he stepped onto the field, Wyatt added, “Football means the world to me, IRead More

RB Francis gets revenge

RB Francis gets revenge

May 23, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

 Daniel Francis’ love for football began when his grandparents took him to see their favourite football team the Miami Dolphins when he was eight. “I first started playing when I came to Canada in Grade 7 was the best decision I even made instantly fell in love with theRead More

CFC100 QB O’ Flaherty enjoys helping less fortunate

CFC100 QB O’ Flaherty enjoys helping less fortunate

May 14, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Joining a football team was easy for Bryden O’Flaherty because he grew up in a football environment. His father played and coached high school football, and also played two years in university. “He imparted on me the love of the game,” said Bryden. “I constantly went to Stampeders games asRead More

LB Pepin named after football legend

LB Pepin named after football legend

May 12, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

When Payton Pepin was seven years old, he joined his first football team. “Since I could talk I wanted to play football and my parents knew that and put me in at the age of 7,” recalled Pepin.

 
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