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RB Bennett Sawchuk makes every touch count

RB Bennett Sawchuk makes every touch count

December 9, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Fighting for touches and reps isn’t anything new. For runningback Bennett Sawchuk, it’s one thing that he fights for every time he’s out on the field.

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Colby Collins looks to the ‘ultimate grinders’ for inspiration

December 8, 2018 at 9:46 pmby 0 comments

For this lineman, Colby Collins knows what it’s like to be a champion playing on the CFC50 Leboldus Golden Suns in Saskatchewan, but that’s not all he’s about.

Kicker Ryan Punghyun trying for 100%

Kicker Ryan Punghyun trying for 100%

December 7, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

For first year kicker, Ryan Punghyun Lee, he’s got his sights on perfection.

REC Roberto Zulich gets pushed out of comfort zone with great results

REC Roberto Zulich gets pushed out of comfort zone with great results

December 6, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

In September, the energy is high, expectations are high, anticipations runs deep. In November, the emotions run high, good or bad, depending on the playoff scene. For wide receiver, Roberto Zulich, his season has finished, but that doesn’t mean football is over.

Specialist Derek Giacobbi; “The only way to easy street goes through the sewers”

Specialist Derek Giacobbi; “The only way to easy street goes through the sewers”

December 5, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

It’s not often you hear of kids who hold down a part-time job, go to school, play sports, and still be a teenager. For this kicker, Derek Giacobbi, he has big aspirations and is working towards achieving them. The Nepean Eagle has been playing for five years now and was namedRead More

LB Awuni “Don’t give up”

LB Awuni “Don’t give up”

December 4, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Emmanuel Awuni’s love for football began when he was younger and his big brother showed him the sport. “Since then, I have not found a sport that I like better than football,” he replied.    

REC Mason Rice plays the game in his head

REC Mason Rice plays the game in his head

December 3, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Mason Rice was born in southeastern United States or the heart of football country. “I’ve always loved football. I grew up in a family that loves football, and I was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, home of the Crimson Tide. I’m a different person on the field, and it’s my sanctuary,”Read More

Noah Falkenthal’s speed is deceiving, don’t underestimate him

Noah Falkenthal’s speed is deceiving, don’t underestimate him

December 2, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Noah Falkenthal fell in love with the beauty and struggle and competition of the game of football. “What made me want to get into football was the competitiveness of the sport, the beauty of the sport and overall I just wanted to be apart of a family,” says Noah Falkenthal.

OL Brad Wilkins makes it hard for anyone to get past him

OL Brad Wilkins makes it hard for anyone to get past him

December 1, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Brad Wilkins tried football because he wanted to represent his school and lose weight. “I got into football for two reasons. I wanted to be part of a school team because I’ve never played a school sport. And I wanted to join to lose weight. Being a big kid I sawRead More

DB Rivalin isn’t afraid of contact

DB Rivalin isn’t afraid of contact

November 30, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Isaac Rivalin got into football when he was young watching the Saskatchewan Roughriders games, and hearing stories about his Dad and Grandpa play. “The sport means everything to me,” he said. “The friends and memories I have made throughout the years is something I wouldn’t change for the world andRead More

OL Bennett uses football to connect with his late father

OL Bennett uses football to connect with his late father

November 29, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

After a decade of playing football, offensive lineman, Ty Bennett, is ready to move on from high school football. But he will never forget the origins of how it all started.

LB Thibaudeau is out to make a name for himself

LB Thibaudeau is out to make a name for himself

November 28, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Something that Xavier Thibaudeau says to himself before every game is “your comfort zone must be disturbed”. And in order to be successful in a sport like football, one must superceed what is comfortable to become great.

RB Royal enjoys making music in his spare time

RB Royal enjoys making music in his spare time

November 27, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

In 2018, Keegan Royal rushed for 531 yards and 7 touchdowns. Keegan had 7.6 yards per carry, and was 4th in the AAA Eastern conference for the Mission Roadrunners in the British Columbia High School Football Association.  

REC Jibu Namwira never gives up on a play

REC Jibu Namwira never gives up on a play

November 26, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

It can be tough for the late bloomers, but the great thing about football is that you can start at any age, and if you have talent and know how to move, it doesn’t matter when you put on the pads…magic just happens. For receiver, Jibu Manwira, being able toRead More

Quick feet benefit DE Griffiths

Quick feet benefit DE Griffiths

November 26, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Rylan Griffiths really got into football because of his friends, he recalled, “They pulled me in and I fell in love everything about it I liked.” Football means a lot to Rylan because of how many people he’s met, the friendships he’s made, and how football has taught him aboutRead More

DE/LB Irakoze Looks Hungry Going Into His Second Year

DE/LB Irakoze Looks Hungry Going Into His Second Year

November 25, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

After playing Basketball for many years, the sport of football finally found it’s placed in Guy Irakoze heart.  

How football became one of DL Henderson’s passions

How football became one of DL Henderson’s passions

November 25, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Football has become one of Landon Henderson’s passions, but it wasn’t always that way at first. “I got into football with the help of my parents and brother along with one of my best friends my dad signed me up and I wasn’t bouncing with joy at the very startRead More

DT Samson looking for hard work and dedication to pay off

DT Samson looking for hard work and dedication to pay off

November 24, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Growing up watching the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Kyle Samson would fall in love with the sport of football. “What made me get into football was always having interest in the sport from growing up watching the Ti-Cats, as well as knowing I have the size and athleticism to compete.” Samson explained,Read More

Daeshaun Cadieux has a team-first mentality

Daeshaun Cadieux has a team-first mentality

November 24, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

When he was younger, Daeshaun Cadieux and his neighbours were hanging out. They began playing a game of touch football and the young man instantly knew, he had to play the game.

MLB Phimmasone looks to make history

MLB Phimmasone looks to make history

November 23, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

 The essence of sport can teach you many things. For middle linebacker, Padit Phimmasone, it has taught him about effort and being a respectful, hard-working team player.

OL Horswell to bring his game down south

OL Horswell to bring his game down south

November 23, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

When Tyler Horswell was in grade nine, his cousin got him into football. However, Tyler’s parents wouldn’t allow him to join his first time until he was in grade ten, he mentioned, “When I was given the opportunity I took it and ran with it.”