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Sherwood Park Wolverines use defense to squeak out win over Grizzlies (Midget)

Sherwood Park Wolverines use defense to squeak out win over Grizzlies (Midget)

April 20, 2011 at 5:37 pmby 0 comments

16 14 The Wolverines improved their record to a perfect 2-0 with a big win against the Mill Woods Grizzlies at Clarke on Tuesday night on the strength of a strong defensive showing and some opportune scoring when they really needed it. The squad came out of the gate withRead More

Holland College Hurricanes head coach names staff

Holland College Hurricanes head coach names staff

April 20, 2011 at 9:25 amby 0 comments

Wednesday, April 20, 2011. Charlottetown, PE – Mark MacDougall, the recently appointed head coach of the Holland College Hurricanes Football Club, will introduce his staff of assistant coaches at a team meeting scheduled for Wednesday of next week. Returning from last year’s coaching staff will be Ben Parsons who willRead More

Holland College Hurricanes Football Club announces appointment of new head coach

Holland College Hurricanes Football Club announces appointment of new head coach

April 20, 2011 at 8:44 amby 0 comments

The Holland College Hurricanes Football Club announced last month that Mark MacDougall will take over from Ian “Tex” MacDonald as Head Coach and Vice President of Player Personnel for the Atlantic Football League (AFL) team. The appointment will allow for a seamless transition for the organization, said team president MichaelRead More

Class 2012: Pier-Olivier Allard, OL, Diablos de Trois-Rivieres / Team Quebec

Class 2012: Pier-Olivier Allard, OL, Diablos de Trois-Rivieres / Team Quebec

April 20, 2011 at 7:08 amby 0 comments

Today CFC features class 2012 offensive lineman from Trois-Riveres, Quebec Pier-Olivier Allard. Pier-Olivier began his football career in high school in grade five with the ‘benjamin’ team of the “blue and gold”. Pier-Olivier Allard Offensive Line 6’3″ 265 lbs. Teams: Diablos de Trois-Rivieres #67 Team Quebec (U-18) #60 Commitment: NoneRead More

FitzGibbon & Carter first two players named to Senior Men’s National Team (video 2x)

FitzGibbon & Carter first two players named to Senior Men’s National Team (video 2x)

April 20, 2011 at 6:36 amby 0 comments

In preparation for the 2011 IFAF Senior Men’s World Championship, the Football Canada National Team Kick-off event will be hosted Thursday April 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the Bier Markt, 600 King Street West, Toronto. At that event will be the first two players named to the team. MembersRead More

Perry Marchese departs Gryphon football staff

Perry Marchese departs Gryphon football staff

April 19, 2011 at 3:26 pmby 0 comments

University of Guelph assistant football coach and offensive coordinator Perry Marchese today confirmed his resignation from the program. Marchese joined the Gryphons last June after serving as the elite program coordinator for the Ontario Football Alliance, and he is returning to that position. “We are sorry to see coach MarcheseRead More

Acadia names Kevin Dickie new Director of Varsity Athletics

Acadia names Kevin Dickie new Director of Varsity Athletics

April 19, 2011 at 11:22 amby 0 comments

April 19, 2011 (WOLFVILLE, N.S.) – Acadia University today announced that it has hired Kevin Dickie as its new Director of Athletics. Mr. Dickie has been the Director of Athletics at the University of New Brunswick for the past six years and is returning to Acadia where he coached theRead More

Football Alberta selects  “North” Bantam Bowl team (roster)

Football Alberta selects “North” Bantam Bowl team (roster)

April 19, 2011 at 6:19 amby 0 comments

Over the past weekend at Foote Field in Edmonton, over 150 graduating Grade 9 athletes from bantam football programs across Northern Alberta came together to try out for the “North” Bantam Bowl Team. Below is the list of selected players who will now meet in Edmonton over the May longRead More

Guelph Gryphons excited about new recruits

Guelph Gryphons excited about new recruits

April 19, 2011 at 6:13 amby 0 comments

The Guelph Gryphons coaching staff had a chance to watch some of their class 2011 players this past weekend at a recent all star game in Hamilton. The coaching staff is excited for all of these players to participate in the Gryphon training camp that opens in mid-August. “The futureRead More

Team Ontario (East & West) looking strong during tryouts: 2 tryouts left in Guelph & Unionville

Team Ontario (East & West) looking strong during tryouts: 2 tryouts left in Guelph & Unionville

April 19, 2011 at 5:54 amby 0 comments

Both U-18 teams in Ontario got off to a tremendous start over the last couple weeks with over 200 players trying out for the teams that participate in the Under 18 National tournament (Football Canada Cup) run by Football Canada. This is the 17th annual Football Canada Cup (FCC) tournament.Read More

2nd annual OVFL “prospects game” set for April 30 in Waterloo (rosters)

2nd annual OVFL “prospects game” set for April 30 in Waterloo (rosters)

April 18, 2011 at 12:43 pmby 0 comments

The 2nd annual OVFL “prospects game” will take place April 30th in Waterloo at Wilfrid Laurier University. The game will feature ‘all stars’ from the Adams Conference (east) and the Wettges Conference (west) that are pre-university players. Last year’s contest saw the Wettges division totally dominate forcing the scoreboard attendantRead More

Football Alberta announces rosters (north & south) for 22nd Senior Bowl

Football Alberta announces rosters (north & south) for 22nd Senior Bowl

April 18, 2011 at 12:40 pmby 0 comments

Over the past weekend at McMahon Stadium in Calgary, over 150 graduating Grade 12 athletes from high school football programs across Southern Alberta came together to try out for the “South” Senior Bowl Team. Below is the list of selected players who will now meet in Calgary over the MayRead More

2nd annual OVFL “prospects game” set for April 30 in Waterloo (rosters)

2nd annual OVFL “prospects game” set for April 30 in Waterloo (rosters)

April 18, 2011 at 5:44 amby 0 comments

The 2nd annual OVFL “prospects game” will take place April 30th in Waterloo at Wilfrid Laurier University. The game will feature ‘all stars’ from the Adams Conference (east) and the Wettges Conference (west) that are pre-university players. Last year’s contest saw the Wettges division totally dominate forcing the scoreboard attendantRead More

Paul Bartle wins the Investor’s Group Volunteer Sport Administration Award

Paul Bartle wins the Investor’s Group Volunteer Sport Administration Award

April 18, 2011 at 5:26 amby 0 comments

Football Canada and the Ontario Football Alliance are proud to announce that Paul Bartle was presented with the Investor’s Group Volunteer Sport Administration Award on Saturday April 2 to conclude the opening day of the 2011 Football Canada Coaches (FCCA) Convention. The winner of this award automatically becomes eligible forRead More

Ottawa Invaders and NCAFA team up for a worthy cause

Ottawa Invaders and NCAFA team up for a worthy cause

April 18, 2011 at 5:17 amby 0 comments

The Ottawa Invaders have teamed up with Independent Grocer franchise owners throughout the city and the National Capital Amateur Football Association on a new initiative called “Join the Huddle”. The goal is to create a fund that will support any child that has the desire to play tackle or flagRead More

Windsor & St. Mary’s add to coaching staffs

Windsor & St. Mary’s add to coaching staffs

April 17, 2011 at 8:43 amby 0 comments

The Windsor Lancers and St. Mary’s Huskies added to their coaching staffs this week. Windsor interim head coach Joe D’Amore added some local talent to solidify the defensive side of the ball. St Mary’s head coach Steve Sumarah replaced defensive and special teams coordinators. Windsor: Jim MacDougall has been namedRead More

Class 2012: Justin Nemeth, OL/DL, Calgary Wildcats / St Mary’s

Class 2012: Justin Nemeth, OL/DL, Calgary Wildcats / St Mary’s

April 17, 2011 at 8:23 amby 0 comments

Today CFC features class of 2012 lineman from Calgary Justin Nemeth. Justin started playing football at the age of 8 with the atom wildcats. Justin Nemeth OL / DL Teams: Calgary Wildcats #61 St. Mary’s (high school) Commitment: None Consideration: Open Justin began his football at age 8 with theRead More

Former Gee-Gees bringing Canadian Strength to Gee-Gees football program

Former Gee-Gees bringing Canadian Strength to Gee-Gees football program

April 17, 2011 at 8:20 amby 0 comments

The uOttawa Gee-Gees are excited to announce their partnership with a local state-of-the art strength training facility, the Canadian Strength Institute located in Kanata, Ont. Strength coach specialists and Gee-Gees alumni, Mike Sheridan and Sean Young, will see that the uOttawa Gee-Gees football team islean and mean for the upcomingRead More

CFL star Lui Passaglia inducted into Canadian Sports Hall of Fame (video)

CFL star Lui Passaglia inducted into Canadian Sports Hall of Fame (video)

April 16, 2011 at 5:47 amby 0 comments

CFL star Lui Passaglia, Hockey great Ray Bourque, , 10-time Paralympic medallist Lauren Woolstencroft, triathlon great Peter Reid, distinguished soccer player Andrea Neil, and International Olympic Committee member Richard Pound will be the five athletes and one builder inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame on November 8, 2011, theRead More

Bantam & Midget VCFL vs. VMFL Starbowl Saturday 23rd – Vancouver (rosters)

Bantam & Midget VCFL vs. VMFL Starbowl Saturday 23rd – Vancouver (rosters)

April 16, 2011 at 5:36 amby 0 comments

The top players from the Midget and Bantam divisions of the Vancouver Mainland Football League and Valley Community Football League will be on display at Chilliwack’s Townsend Park on Saturday, April 23 at the annual Star Bowl games. The Bantam game kicks off at 3:30 pm pitting the VCFL All-StarsRead More

York lands another 14 recruits: Best recruiting year in York history?

York lands another 14 recruits: Best recruiting year in York history?

April 16, 2011 at 5:28 amby 0 comments

The York University Lions football coaching staff continued its strong recruiting season with the announcement on Friday (April 15) that another 14 players have signed their letters of intent to join the program for the 2011 season. The latest group brings the total number of incoming student-athletes that have committedRead More