Articles by: Marc Cloutier

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.

Size doesn’t deter WR Findley

Size doesn’t deter WR Findley

May 11, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Everett Findley’s brother was the first person that introduced the young slot back to football. “He played a whole bunch of sports growing up and when I was younger I looked up to him a lot and I wanted to be like him,” said Everett. “He was a great footballRead More

WR Sveinbjornson’s gridiron goal

WR Sveinbjornson’s gridiron goal

May 10, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Carson Sveinbjornson was introduced to football when his Dad took him to Saskatchewan Roughrider games as a kid and he fell in love right away. “Football is really important to me and I am always looking to take a step further in the sport,” added Carson.

OL Vaccaro uses his size to advantage

OL Vaccaro uses his size to advantage

May 2, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Matteo Vaccaro’s Dad was the first one that got him into football. The young offensive lineman also liked the sport before he started playing it. Matteo added, “I liked the physicality of the game.”

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Football allows CFC100 FS Corcoran to be a different person

May 1, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Joey Corcoran knew he was going to play football from the start. “As soon as I put on equipment and had my first tryout, I knew this sport was for me,” he said. “I wasn’t very good but I knew I wanted to do this for a long time soRead More

Football a family affair for WR Schnerch

Football a family affair for WR Schnerch

April 27, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Ethan Schnerch got his first taste of football going to Winnipeg Blue Bomber games with his Grandpa and it made him fall in love with the sport. “Football means the world to me,” he said.

FPC Profile: WR Ferguson, “Take no prisoners”

FPC Profile: WR Ferguson, “Take no prisoners”

April 27, 2018 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Jack Ferguson’s whole family are all football fanatics. From his Great Uncles to his Grandparents, everyone in Jack’s family are huge Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers fans. Jack replied, “Football is family and we all bond together on the sport we love.  Football gives you a sense of accomplishment on aRead More

QB Falconi, ‘the black belt’

QB Falconi, ‘the black belt’

April 24, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

When Nathan Falconi was younger he would always watch football with his Dad and throw around the ball in the backyard. Nathan joined his first football team when he was eight years old and went to play football for the Orangeville Outlaws.

DE Glavas won’t be out worked

DE Glavas won’t be out worked

April 22, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Dyson Glavas found himself playing football when his Dad signed him up for Atom and he became a fan of the team aspect, Dyson explained, “I became a fan of the team aspect where everyone’s role is just as important as the players that score the TD’s.”

CFC100 Odoom; “respect all, fear none”

CFC100 Odoom; “respect all, fear none”

April 19, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Kojo Odoom always loved watching football when he was young. One day Kojo’s Mom decided to sign him up for football, and now Kojo has been involved with football for 12 years.

QB Tachinski thrives under pressure

QB Tachinski thrives under pressure

April 18, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Jackson Tachinski grew up watching football and playing touch football at school. Vincent Massey’s quarterback played flag football since grade 4, which eventually led him to joining tackle football.

This CFC100 QB has got his signs down

This CFC100 QB has got his signs down

April 11, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

 When CFC100 Jake Heydon was six years old he was curious about all sports, and he was very athletic for his age. Jake gave football a try because the sport was a common interest in house, and he always enjoyed watching it on television. After playing football for elevenRead More

QB Pimentel remains calm

QB Pimentel remains calm

April 6, 2018 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Anthony Pimentel joined his first football team 11 years ago because he liked the physicality of the game. “It is one of the only sports where you can strap up and go head to head with the person in front of you,” mentioned Pimentel. “I like that because it reallyRead More

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Former Trojan paves way for QB Adolfson

March 29, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Quinn Adolfson completed the 2017 season with a 68% completion rate, 403 passing yards, no interceptions and 5 touchdown passes. Adolfson also added 23 carries for 197 yards and one rushing touchdown. We asked Quinn what he likes about the quarterback position, he responded, “I like the leadership and pressureRead More

MTA commit wants to be a difference maker

MTA commit wants to be a difference maker

March 28, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Jordan Melo wanted to join a football team after watching his friend play for the Newmarket Buccanneers (now York Region Lions). “Him and his parents would always tell me to join his team because of my stature,” replied Jordan. “I wanted to play football so badly, unfortunately my parents wouldn’tRead More

New offence excites WR Shaw

New offence excites WR Shaw

March 27, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Tanner Shaw started playing football at a young age and even then he always wanted to play at the highest level possible. Tanner explained, “I told my mom at a young age I had aspirations to be playing at an elite level so she registered me immediately.”

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RB Gushulak holds himself to high standards

March 26, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Cody Gushulak fell in love with football after watching highlights from Grant Park’s YouTube channel in grades seven and eight. Cody replied, “Without this sport I wouldn’t be the man I am today as cheesy as it sounds this sport helped mold me into a leader and role model forRead More

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DT Aronovich wins ‘Lineman of the Year’

March 17, 2018 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

Ben Aronovitch played his last season in the Winnipeg High School Football League in 2017. Last year, Ben was named Defensive Player of the Week in Week 3, and in 6 games, he recorded 24 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries and 1 defensive touchdown as aRead More

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ATH Charles Gillen; “I love every aspect of this game….”

March 15, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

  Football is Charles Gillen’s everything. “I love every aspect of this game and I can’t go a day without thinking about football,” proclaimed Gillen. St. Norbert’s All-Star is in a mental health group that does presentations and workshops to promote positive mental health and eliminate the stigma surrounding it.Read More

“Speed and football IQ” give Chizda an edge

“Speed and football IQ” give Chizda an edge

February 24, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Jordan Chizda enjoys playing defensive back because he thinks it is the most exciting position on the field. “Defensive backs are the people who come up with big plays in the crunch time,” mentioned Chizda. “We are also very close to the fans which helps motivate me while I play.”

 
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