Articles by: Zack Smart

RB/LB Vandevyvere embraces hard work and physicality

RB/LB Vandevyvere embraces hard work and physicality

April 25, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Being able to play football at a high level on both sides of the ball requires not only skill, but also a love for the hard work that goes on behind the scenes. Reese Vandevyvere is a perfect example of this, as the 5-foot-11, 165-pound linebacker and running back fromRead More

CFC100 Johari McGregor excels on both sides of the ball

CFC100 Johari McGregor excels on both sides of the ball

March 23, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Whether he’s lined up on defence or offence, Johari McGregor is a football player who consistently makes plays that impact a game. With his ability to fly to the ball and rack up tackles as a linebacker and his ability to break tackles and make defenders miss as a runningRead More

FB Arnott-Smith uses versatility to make an impact

FB Arnott-Smith uses versatility to make an impact

March 10, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

While some football players are lucky enough to excel at a single position, Aiden Arnott-Smith is a player who can help his team win with versatility at multiple positions. Along with his skills as a kicker, punter and long snapper, the 6-foot, 235-pounder can also impact a game with hisRead More

REC Hume is working hard to achieve his dream

REC Hume is working hard to achieve his dream

January 31, 2018 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Jaxon Hume is a talent on the rise. The 5-foot-11, 178-pound receiver’s ability to impact a game with the ball in his hands has set him up to achieve his dream of reaching the next level.

From Lacrosse to Football, the complete QB package

From Lacrosse to Football, the complete QB package

January 30, 2018 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

With his ability to beat defences through the air and on the ground, Quade Kozak is a quarterback who can help his team win in multiple ways. The 6-foot-3, 230-pound gunslinger from Alberta has shown he has the potential to develop into a complete package at the next level.

High school roundup PLAYOFFS (NS) [11]: CFC50 Citadel Phoenix and CEC Cougars win NSSAFFL Championships

High school roundup PLAYOFFS (NS) [11]: CFC50 Citadel Phoenix and CEC Cougars win NSSAFFL Championships

November 25, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. The final week of playoff action in the Nova Scotia School AthleticRead More

High school roundup PLAYOFFS (NS) [10]: NKEC Titans claim Division 2 championship, matchups set for Division 1 finals

High school roundup PLAYOFFS (NS) [10]: NKEC Titans claim Division 2 championship, matchups set for Division 1 finals

November 17, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. The second week of playoff action in the Nova Scotia School AthleticRead More

High school roundup PLAYOFFS (NS) [9]: Exciting matchups set for Division 1 Semi-Finals, Gators hosting Titans in Division 2 Final

High school roundup PLAYOFFS (NS) [9]: Exciting matchups set for Division 1 Semi-Finals, Gators hosting Titans in Division 2 Final

November 9, 2017 at 5:42 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. The first week of playoff action in the Nova Scotia School AthleticRead More

High school roundup (NS) [8]: Playoff matchups set after thrilling regular season finish

High school roundup (NS) [8]: Playoff matchups set after thrilling regular season finish

November 2, 2017 at 5:47 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. The final week of regular season play in the Nova Scotia SchoolRead More

High school roundup (NS) [7]: Top division up for grabs as season enters important final week

High school roundup (NS) [7]: Top division up for grabs as season enters important final week

October 26, 2017 at 5:43 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. Week 7 action in the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation High SchoolRead More

High school roundup (NS) [6]: Three teams remain undefeated heading into final weeks

High school roundup (NS) [6]: Three teams remain undefeated heading into final weeks

October 19, 2017 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. Week 6 action in the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation High SchoolRead More

Fantuz Courage Award: The inspiring comeback journey of Chris Haas

Fantuz Courage Award: The inspiring comeback journey of Chris Haas

October 14, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Every now and then you will come across a story that not only inspires you, but also makes you believe anything is possible. The courageous comeback journey of Chris Haas is one of those stories, as the young man overcame the seemingly impossible and proved that determination and positivity canRead More

High school roundup (NS) [5]: Three teams move to 5-0 as things heat up in final stretch

High school roundup (NS) [5]: Three teams move to 5-0 as things heat up in final stretch

October 12, 2017 at 5:49 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. Week 5 action in the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation High SchoolRead More

High school roundup (NS) [4]: Five teams remain undefeated while others begin to build momentum

High school roundup (NS) [4]: Five teams remain undefeated while others begin to build momentum

October 5, 2017 at 5:48 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. Week 4 action in the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation High SchoolRead More

High school roundup (NS) [3]: Tight races shaping up for division lead

High school roundup (NS) [3]: Tight races shaping up for division lead

September 28, 2017 at 5:46 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. *CFC50 teams will not be featured here. You will find them inRead More

High school roundup (NS) [2]: Multiple teams bounce back from Week 1 losses

High school roundup (NS) [2]: Multiple teams bounce back from Week 1 losses

September 21, 2017 at 8:46 pmby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com. *CFC50 teams will not be featured here. You will find them inRead More

Fantuz Courage Awards: Keyshawn Manning excels in school and football with the support of family

Fantuz Courage Awards: Keyshawn Manning excels in school and football with the support of family

July 25, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

This week’s Fantuz Courage Award nominee is a special young player named Keyshawn Manning. A natural born leader on and off the field, Manning gets good grades in school, shines in the sport of football, and is a great older and younger sibling to his seven brothers and sisters. ManningRead More

Fantuz Courage Awards: Jason Preece overcame tragedy with the help of football

Fantuz Courage Awards: Jason Preece overcame tragedy with the help of football

July 15, 2017 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

In both life and football, a person must overcome adversity and tough challenges to succeed and go far. Few stories echo this sentiment more than the journey of young Jason Preece, a London Minor Football player who made it through one of the most difficult times imaginable and is stillRead More

Fantuz Courage Awards: David Matias and his Panthers never gave up despite small roster

Fantuz Courage Awards: David Matias and his Panthers never gave up despite small roster

July 1, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The ability to persevere and keep going when things get tough is one of the most useful skills the sport of football can teach you. This attitude is embodied perfectly in the story of young David Matias and his atom Panthers of the London Minor Football Association, a team thatRead More

Fantuz Courage Awards: Camden Melrose showed mental toughness during injury comeback

Fantuz Courage Awards: Camden Melrose showed mental toughness during injury comeback

June 25, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

While it is hard to bounce back from a serious injury as a professional football player, it is even more inspiring when a young player successfully returns from their very first serious injury to play the sport again. Camden Melrose accomplished just that, courageously facing his first major injury atRead More

CFC100 Uko loves being part of a football brotherhood

CFC100 Uko loves being part of a football brotherhood

June 20, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

#CFC100 Samwel Uko is a talented running back who has remained humble on his journey to becoming one of the top offensive prospects in the nation. Uko has never lost sight of the team aspect that football is built on. His immense skill is equally matched by his mental strength andRead More