Articles by: Marc Cloutier

CFC50 Game of the Week (MB): No. 6 St. Paul’s Crusaders face a tough test in No. 18 Vincent Massey Trojans

CFC50 Game of the Week (MB): No. 6 St. Paul’s Crusaders face a tough test in No. 18 Vincent Massey Trojans

September 21, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

On Friday night two titans meet in a battle for bragging rights in the Winnipeg High School Football League. The CFC50 No. 18 Vincent Massey Trojans will take a short bus trip to meet the  CFC50 No. 6 St. Paul’s Crusaders, a team that has not lost a football gameRead More

DB Martin hits the books

DB Martin hits the books

September 15, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Matthew Martin began playing football because he loved the physicality of hockey, but he also wanted to be able to use his running speed and agility more to his advantage. “Football means the world to me, it always gives me something else to focus on when I’m stressed out andRead More

Team Previews 2018 (ON): Blessed Trinity Thunder – “If we all buy in, the possibilities are endless!”

Team Previews 2018 (ON): Blessed Trinity Thunder – “If we all buy in, the possibilities are endless!”

September 10, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

*At the time of submission, Mark Antonelli was the head coach of the Blessed Trinity Thunder. He has since moved to St. Paul’s high school in Niagara Falls.  The Blessed Trinity Thunder’s expectations will be the same as every year, to be the SOSSA rep and to represent the regionRead More

LB Crittenden looks to take CFC50 No. 1 spot with team

LB Crittenden looks to take CFC50 No. 1 spot with team

September 8, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Graeme Crittenden got into football when he was four years old because his older friends played. Since then, football has put him on a path that may surprise you.

Game Preview 2018 (MB): Oak Park Raiders look to have “boring” game against CFC50 No. 21 Trojans

Game Preview 2018 (MB): Oak Park Raiders look to have “boring” game against CFC50 No. 21 Trojans

September 7, 2018 at 8:05 amby 0 comments

On Friday night the final game in the WHSFL’s Gustafson Conference will feature the CFC50 No. 21 Vincent Massey Trojans and Oak Park Raiders. This game was supposed to be held at the Trojans’ field but due one of the goal posts being vandalized the game was moved to theRead More

2018 Team Previews (BC): Sullivan Heights Stars’ ambitious first year

2018 Team Previews (BC): Sullivan Heights Stars’ ambitious first year

September 6, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

This year will be the first time that the Sullivan Heights Stars take to the field in Surrey, British Columbia. “As a first year squad, our primary goal is to develop our standards and culture as a program and teach our players what high school football is all about. WithRead More

York Lions recruit CB Thomas relies on his technique

York Lions recruit CB Thomas relies on his technique

September 1, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Jaden Thomas realized football was a passion of his the first time he played flag football in grade eight. “After the season came to an end and getting a slight feel for the game, it became clear that I wanted to pursue football to a greater extent,” he said. “ThisRead More

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Football was an easy choice for QB Zinger

August 31, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Carter Zinger started football in the summer of 2010 when he was in grade 4. “My friends and I thought it would be so much fun to “hit” some other kids,” he said. Carter’s parents thought he was too young to play because the age difference was three years, however,Read More

WR Spoelstra chose football over volleyball

WR Spoelstra chose football over volleyball

August 31, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Receiver Sam Spoelstra is heading into 9th grade this fall. The young slot back joined the A.B Lucas football team because his friends convinced him to not play volleyball and come out for the team.  “Football quickly became one of my favourite sports and was the best decision I’ve madeRead More

Pre-season game preview: Rivalry in the prairies when Pirates, Titans meet

Pre-season game preview: Rivalry in the prairies when Pirates, Titans meet

August 31, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

The Grant Park Pirates are welcoming the O’Neil Titans from Regina, Saskatchewan to Investors Group Field for a pre-season game on August 31st at 3 p.m. This pre-season game will be held on the Friday of Labour Day weekend just before the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders meet.  Read More

2018 Team Previews (AB): MVP quarterback to lead Sturgeon Spirits in first year

2018 Team Previews (AB): MVP quarterback to lead Sturgeon Spirits in first year

August 27, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

2018 will be in the inaugural season for the Sturgeon Spirits. The Spirits will be playing out of Sturgeon Composite High School in Namoa, Alberta and competing in the Gillifan Division 3 of the Metro Edmonton Athletics Association. The student/athletes from Sturgeon Composite have played football for the CFC50 BelleroseRead More

2018 Team Previews (ON): Battle for starting QB at Immaculata Saints’ camp

2018 Team Previews (ON): Battle for starting QB at Immaculata Saints’ camp

August 24, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

This year the Immaculata Saints coaching staff is hoping to continue to improve as a football team. The staff at Immaculata will also help their student athletes improve on and off the field, and help them reach their goals. In 2017 the Saints learned how to compete despite their record.Read More

2018 Team Previews (QC): Les Elans du Cegep Garneau will need consistency in all 3 phases

2018 Team Previews (QC): Les Elans du Cegep Garneau will need consistency in all 3 phases

August 23, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

This season Les Elans du Cegep Garneau would like to make a run through the playoffs. In last year’s action, Coach Juneau and his team learnt that they will need consistency on all three phases of the game to have success in the upcoming football season.

CFC100 OL Whetter working towards living the dream

CFC100 OL Whetter working towards living the dream

August 23, 2018 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

CFC100 offensive lineman, Dylan Whetter, has been playing football for four years. “What I love about football is the diversity of the game,” he said. “Everyone’s position on the field contributes to the success of the team.  It is as much of a mental game, as it is a physicalRead More

2018 Team Previews (QC): Thetford Mines Filons to challenge for victory in every game

2018 Team Previews (QC): Thetford Mines Filons to challenge for victory in every game

August 22, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

2017 was a building season for Diego Ratelle and the Thetford Filons. “2017 was a building session for us with à lot of new players,” he said. “2018 looks like it will be a better session for us.”

RB Dobson’s transition from JV

RB Dobson’s transition from JV

August 19, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Donovan Dobson saw football on TV and he fell in love with it. Playing football means a lot to the young running back because he enjoys football a lot, Donovan added, “Playing at a collage level would be amazing.”

2018 Team Previews (ON): Team unity to benefit CFC10 St. Mike’s Kerry Blues

2018 Team Previews (ON): Team unity to benefit CFC10 St. Mike’s Kerry Blues

August 18, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

The CFC10 St. Michael’s College Kerry Blues have two goals heading into the 2018 football season. Coach Frenk Trentadue and his team plan to defend their CISAA championship and the Independent Bowl Championship.

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WR Danell “Playing receiver is so exhilarating, it’s where the playmakers shine”

August 10, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Ethan Danell’s love for football started at a young age. “The game is so important to me, I want to go pro and live and breathe only to play this sport,” he said. The most memorable experience in Ethan’s football career was in his junior season in high school. EthanRead More

2018 Team Previews (QC): Cegep Vanier Cheetahs need younger players to make an impact

2018 Team Previews (QC): Cegep Vanier Cheetahs need younger players to make an impact

August 8, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

The Vanier Cheetahs are a young, but very talented football team. Depending on how quickly the team gels, the Cheetahs could battle for one of the three top spots in the standings which would give them at least 1 home playoff game and an opportunity to win the Bol d’OrRead More

2018 Team Previews (MB): Who will be quarterback at Grant Park?

2018 Team Previews (MB): Who will be quarterback at Grant Park?

August 3, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

 The Grant Park Pirates will have 12 seniors back this season. “We want to win the Division 1 Potter conference and get into the Provincial playoffs,” replied Head Coach Doug Kovacs. For Kovacs’ team to achieve this goal they’ll have to play hard on every snap.

 
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