Articles by: Marc Cloutier

LB Fisseha follows his brothers footsteps

LB Fisseha follows his brothers footsteps

March 2, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

When Johnny Fisseha was growing up his Mom wanted him to play a sport to keep active. Jonny and his Mom went to the mall to see what kind of sports there was for the youth level and Johnny was drawn to the football stands right away. “I fell inRead More

DB Hunter “There’s always room for improvement”

DB Hunter “There’s always room for improvement”

February 28, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

When William Hunter was in grade 5 he would play football with his friends every day at recess. One day William decided it would be a good idea to sign up for the Cochrane Lions Atom team. “It started just being a sport I played after school, but over theRead More

Midget Football League of Manitoba needs a new name

Midget Football League of Manitoba needs a new name

February 24, 2019 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

The Midget Football League of Manitoba (MFLM) has recently made a big announcement. With the changing of team names in the 21st century, the Midget Football League of Manitoba will now seek their own new identity with the term “Midget” being inappropriate. At the end of the MFLM season, theRead More

FS Adeyemi joins team after being challenged

FS Adeyemi joins team after being challenged

February 10, 2019 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

Emmanuel Goodluck Adeyemi completed the 2018 season with 1 interception (45 yards), 10 tackles, 7 solo tackles and 3 assists.

WR Whittaker to follow his father’s footsteps

WR Whittaker to follow his father’s footsteps

February 7, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Terrence Whittaker began playing football because his father played for Michigan State back in the day. Now, Terrence wants to follow his father’s footsteps a little. “It would mean a lot to be able to play university ball,” he replied. RELATED CONTENT: Register NOW  – canadafootballchat.com prospect game showcases BURLINGTON

MLB St-Louis Taylor is devoted to his team

MLB St-Louis Taylor is devoted to his team

February 6, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

It was easy for Nikolas St-Louis Taylor to join his first football team because he was always around the sport. “I was always around football when I was young from watching football on television with my dad to seeing my brother playing at Concordia University,” he said. “The sport hasRead More

CFC100 LB Rushatsi the leader

CFC100 LB Rushatsi the leader

February 3, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Jason Rushatsi had an impressive year in 2018. The young linebacker put up 45 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery. Vincent Massey’s playmaker joined a football team because of the level of competitiveness and the brotherhood there is on a footballRead More

S Gilberto wanted to play football ever since he could walk

S Gilberto wanted to play football ever since he could walk

February 2, 2019 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

 Nicholas Gilberto finished his 8th season of football in 2018. The young safety recorded 28 tackles, 7 interceptions and 2 forced fumbles during Vincent Massey’s championship season. Vincent Massey’s standout joined his first team because he always wanted to play football ever since he was able to walk. “I’veRead More

QB Elgersma enjoys putting teammates in positions to succeed

QB Elgersma enjoys putting teammates in positions to succeed

January 29, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Photo courtesy of Taylor Elgersma Taylor Elgersma just finished his third season of football. The young quarterback joined his first team because he really enjoyed watching the game and thought it would’ve been fun to play. “Now that I have been playing more it means so much more than justRead More

Martial arts gives DE Ashbaugh an advantage

Martial arts gives DE Ashbaugh an advantage

January 28, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Ethan Ashbaugh finished his final season of high school football in 2018. The young defensive lineman racked up 13 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 8 tackles for a loss and two blocked punts.

LB Shulman loves being a hybrid

LB Shulman loves being a hybrid

January 28, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Toni Shulman joined his first football team because he was always a big kid and he just loved being able to hit someone. “I always watched football, but never played until I tried it out for the first time in community, and I fell in love with the sport,” heRead More

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DB Spewak enjoys being the hammer

January 27, 2019 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Madison Spewak’s Dad sparked Madison’s interest in football by taking him to Winnipeg Blue Bomber football games. “Football means everything to me it is something that’s a part of my everyday life,” he replied.

Alouettes spark OL Luliano’s interest in football

Alouettes spark OL Luliano’s interest in football

January 26, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Matthew Luliano developed a passion for football because his Dad was always passionate and he would bring Matthew to watch the Montreal Alouettes. “It was in the 5th grade was when I wanted to strap on the helmet myself,” he said. “I continued playing to this day because everyone saysRead More

K Nagler improves his game down south

K Nagler improves his game down south

January 26, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Ethan Nagler has always enjoyed watching football with family and friends. “I never got into playing on a team until one of my friends on the Kelvin told me the kicker graduated,” he replied. “I have played soccer my whole life so I found the transition to kicking quite smooth.”Read More

OL Hayes to become success obsessed

OL Hayes to become success obsessed

January 24, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Football started for Brady Hayes when he was just in elementary school and his principle (Nick Smith) looked at him and said, “You look like a football player!”  Brady and his parents had chatted for a while and came to the conclusion that Brady would try football at his localRead More

DL Wilkinson loves competition

DL Wilkinson loves competition

January 20, 2019 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Jude Wilkinson was approached by a coach during class that had asked him to come try out for the football team. After that, Jude ended up making the team and was a grade ten starter on the varsity team. Football is now Jude’s life, and what he gets up inRead More

Movie influences CB Plischke

Movie influences CB Plischke

January 20, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

In 2018 Andrew Shaun Plischke was targeted 24 times with a total of 6 catches allowed. He earned 6 pass deflections, 16 tackles and 1 fumble recovery during the season as well.

QB Moroz to become dual-threat

QB Moroz to become dual-threat

January 19, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Daniel Moroz never really wanted to play football although it was always one of his favourite sports. “Then I got to high school and had the perfect chance to try it out, and it turned out to be the one sport I stuck with,” he replied. 

WR Samuel-Slocombe teaches his peers

WR Samuel-Slocombe teaches his peers

January 17, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Romell Samuel-Slocombe was trying new things in middle school when he came across football. “I began to take it serious in grade 9 and it all went up from there,” he replied.

DL Lozada improves his football IQ

DL Lozada improves his football IQ

January 16, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Defensive tackle, Sean Lozada, finished up his 11th grade campaign with the Bishop James Mahoney Saints from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. In 9 games played, Sean compiled 8.5 sacks, 1 fumble recovery, 1 forced fumble and 34 tackles (Assisted and Solo). An exciting end to what he says was a “magical” season.Read More

WR Edwards preparing to show off his skills

WR Edwards preparing to show off his skills

January 14, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

When Isaiah Edwards was young he fell in love with football after watching the Seahawks vs Packers with his uncle who is a Packer fan. “Football means a lot to me I want to be the best every time I step on the field,” he replied.