Nova Scotia

CFC100 Connor Burns taking talents to Ohio

CFC100 Connor Burns taking talents to Ohio

July 19, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

 CFC100 linebacker, Connor Burns, started playing football when he was eight years old. His Dad had just moved and saw a field with some players on it. He went down and signed up to play. Skip ahead and Dad got his son to play as well. It’s a goodRead More

CFC100 2020: No ‘redshirt’ for CFC100 DE Justin Stevens

CFC100 2020: No ‘redshirt’ for CFC100 DE Justin Stevens

June 20, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

#POD: Justin Stevens @JustinStevens87DE6’6”, 235LBSClass 2020 Auburn Drive HS @auburn_eagleshttps://t.co/V1ixM8t3iw — Clint Uttley (@ClintUttley) April 30, 2018 Having NFL’s Rob Gronkowski as one of your favorite players because he’s a “MONSTER” on the field, shows you the passion that CFC100 defensive end, Justin Stevens, has for the game that heRead More

CFC100 DT Logan Taylor “I really like the contact”

CFC100 DT Logan Taylor “I really like the contact”

May 16, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Logan Taylor loves to come up big in “crunch time.”  

LB Blue fell “in love” with football because of brother

LB Blue fell “in love” with football because of brother

March 25, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

  Donald Blue fell “in love” with football when his brother started playing and he watched from the sidelines. He was eight years old at that point. “My older brother was the probably biggest factor in the decision for me to play football,” he said. Donald’s brother also happens toRead More

LB/FB McBride used football to ‘fill void’ at home

LB/FB McBride used football to ‘fill void’ at home

February 11, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

LB/FB Darien McBride first got into to football as a way of channelling all the “aggression” that he had built up as a result of coming from “a little bit of a rough upbringing at home.” “I looked to coaches and players to fill a lot of empty spaces inRead 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.

Football impacts every facet of QB Tufts’ life

Football impacts every facet of QB Tufts’ life

September 14, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Mitchell Tufts initially became interested in football at the age of four when he and his dad were throwing footballs. He’s played for a bunch of different teams during his nine years on the gridiron: the Dartmouth Destroyers, Auburn Eagles, Team NS Flag Team and Team NS Tackle Team. MitchellRead More

ATH Cromwell remains humble despite incredible athleticism

ATH Cromwell remains humble despite incredible athleticism

August 5, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Athleticism is not something that comes easy, either you are born with it or you work so hard that you build it up in yourself. Terrell Cromwell is a mix of both dedication to the sport and being a natural athlete. Playing for Dartmouth HS and Team Nova Scotia U18Read More

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ATH Potter likes “split second decisions”

August 4, 2017 at 2:30 amby 0 comments

For many of us, making a decision of any sort can be torturous, never mind one that has to be made in seconds. For Logan Potter, he has no problem with this when it comes to football. “I like being in control of the defence and having to make theRead More

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Soccer player turned football player, Kicker Pelton-Kelly looking forward to next chapter

August 1, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

They are the lone athletes on the field, often the sideline, only used at specific points in the game, and are often forgotten. But, you don’t mess with the kicker. Playing for the Central Kings Rural High School Gators, Clay Pelton-Kelly was awarded the NSSAF football league Most Outstanding KickerRead More

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JL Ilsley Judge’s Furlotte excited to go deep in playoffs this season

July 25, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

When we’re young, we sometimes forget the importance of doing ‘stuff’. I wouldn’t go so far to say that we can get lazy, but unless we have people in our corner who offer alternatives to making the most of the time we have, we often will pick the easy way.Read More

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CFC100 OL Spicer looking for 4th provincial with Citadel Phoenix

July 17, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

A lot can happen in eight years. The people you meet, the experiences you have, and the life lessons you learn add up to mold and shape us and, hopefully, propel us to reaching our potential. For CFC100 Kirklen Spicer, he said his coaches and his mother are his crew.Read More

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OL Staples is very adaptable

July 17, 2017 at 5:42 amby 0 comments

Versatility is a huge part of playing offensive line. Every position knows their role and thrives on working as a unit to succeed in every aspect of football. Eamon Staples on the U18 Nova Scotia Team knows wherever his club needs him on the offensive line he can do hisRead More

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“Football has taught me to take responsibility for my own actions” says OL Scott

July 16, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

When I ask up and coming football players what football means to them and what is has taught them, it is amazing to me how similar many of those answers are. For offensive lineman, Logan Thomas Scott, his answer is no different. “Football means a lot to me. It hasRead More

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Football doesn’t fall far from the tree for QB Melanson

July 6, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Negative situations can have two results; they either pull us down or they can produce a resilience and an ability to pick yourself up and overcome in ways that only misfortune can. For quarterback, Caleb Melanson, he experienced this said misfortune that made him lose his season due to aRead More

‘I’m going to go out and earn it’ DE Meagher is determined to reach next level

‘I’m going to go out and earn it’ DE Meagher is determined to reach next level

April 21, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Few positions on defence can influence a game like an athletic edge rusher putting pressure on the opposing quarterback. Seamus Meagher served that role for the CEC Cougars, a team that routinely frustrated the passing attack of their opponents.

LB Yoo brings passion and versatility to Varsity Blues

LB Yoo brings passion and versatility to Varsity Blues

March 25, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Jaechan Yoo has grown up loving the game of football. Yoo was an All-Star linebacker and defensive MVP for the Halifax West Warriors this past season, and his ability to play the run and pass with equal proficiency helped his team win a championship just two years after experiencing aRead More

‘My mental game is my strongest attribute:’ DE Bezanson combines football intelligence with physical skill

‘My mental game is my strongest attribute:’ DE Bezanson combines football intelligence with physical skill

March 20, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Isaac Bezanson is a true student of the game. Playing on the defensive line for the Halifax West Warriors this past season, Bezanson’s ability to combine football intelligence with physical skill earned him an All-Star nod and helped his team clinch the championship in their division. From his versatility playingRead More

Riley Gabriel can take it the distance on any play

Riley Gabriel can take it the distance on any play

March 15, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Riley Gabriel is a human highlight-reel. A deep threat at receiver who can also gain yards after contact, Gabriel is a true game-changer who is a threat to score every time he touches the ball. With his lethal combination of athleticism, physicality and good hands, Gabriel has the ability toRead More

REC Forsey is a versatile weapon who lives for competition

REC Forsey is a versatile weapon who lives for competition

February 28, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

With his 6-foot-4, 206-pound frame, Michael Forsey is a big and versatile target on offence. Lining up all over the field for the CPA Cheetahs, Forsey’s skills as a receiver and blocker saw him utilized at wide receiver and slot back for the 7-2 ball club. The ultimate team player,Read More

RB Spilman thrives in between the tackles

RB Spilman thrives in between the tackles

February 10, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

The CPA Cheetahs battled their way to a 7-2 record this past season, including an impressive 5-0 start that earned them the no. 39 spot on the #CFC50 in October. Daniel Spilman served as the team’s workhorse at running back. After enjoying his best season as a runner, and beingRead More

QB Pettigrew brings the total package

QB Pettigrew brings the total package

February 5, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Dustin Pettigrew isn’t your average quarterback. Playing the game since he was only seven years old, Pettigrew has experience lining up at running back, linebacker, safety and even defensive end. A talented play-maker, Pettigrew was recently named league MVP after his senior season as starting quarterback for the CEC CougarsRead More

Three-time champion MacDougall has the drive to perform at highest level

Three-time champion MacDougall has the drive to perform at highest level

January 31, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

At the heart of every effective rushing attack is a solid offensive line creating holes and leading the way up front. The CFC#50 no. 32 Citadel Phoenix just won their third straight NSSAFFL championship with the help of their explosive and dynamic ground attack. Offensive lineman Sean MacDougall was aRead More