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Sault Minor Football Teams Up With Tim Hortons

Sault Minor Football Teams Up With Tim Hortons

May 14, 2010 at 7:02 amby 0 comments

The Sault Minor Football Association is proud to announce a partnership with Tim Hortons. The Association will form Timbits Football out of their current Mite Division for children between the ages of 8-10. Tim Hortons will also continue to not only sponsor that entire Division but will also have teamsRead More

Jim Popp, Alouettes GM, reportedly could join Redskins

Jim Popp, Alouettes GM, reportedly could join Redskins

May 14, 2010 at 6:59 amby 0 comments

The Redskins are expected to make some additions to their front office soon, and one of the first names to surface is likely an unfamiliar one to most Redskins fans. Jim Popp, the general manager of the Montreal Alouettes in the Canadian Football League, could soon be joining the Redskins’Read More

Local Red Dog cracks team Alberta roster

Local Red Dog cracks team Alberta roster

May 13, 2010 at 4:24 pmby 0 comments

One local football player has the chance of a lifetime as made the cut onto team Alberta’s roster for the Football Canada Cup. Cole McCormick will play for team Alberta at the 2010 Canada Cup. McCormick plays full-back for the midget tier-2 Red Dogs in the Capital District Minor FootballRead More

CFLers tour Sackville, NB

CFLers tour Sackville, NB

May 13, 2010 at 3:46 pmby 0 comments

The young football players who enjoyed the company of the Toronto Argonauts yesterday have but one man to thank. Mount Allison football manager Wray Perkin set up the Argos trip and came up with the whole idea. Read More: [url]http://timestranscript.canadaeast.com/newstoday/article/1050916 “It popped into my head around Christmas time,” Perkin said.Read More

BEST 6-MAN PLAYERS FROM AMERICA AND CANADA TO MEET IN 14TH CAN-AM BOWL

BEST 6-MAN PLAYERS FROM AMERICA AND CANADA TO MEET IN 14TH CAN-AM BOWL

May 13, 2010 at 6:38 amby 0 comments

Canadians to host Americans in 14th Can-Am 6-A-Side Bowl on July 3 in football crazy Saskatchewan. American Head Coach Perry Allen and Coach Jason Boyda of Canada share their thoughts on the game and the week’s events. Read More: [url]http://www.usafootball.com/articles/displayArticle/7417/9387 High school football is alive and strong. Over one millionRead More

Six local football players selected for Canada Cup

Six local football players selected for Canada Cup

May 12, 2010 at 2:44 pmby 0 comments

Okotoks football players and coaches will make up a large contingent of a group that will fly to Nova Scotia this summer to play some football. The foothills had six players selected to the U-18 Team Alberta that will play in the Football Canada Cup in Wolfville, Nova Scotia JulyRead More

OVFL alumni drafted in the CFL

OVFL alumni drafted in the CFL

May 12, 2010 at 6:13 amby 0 comments

The Ontario Varsity Football League (OVFL) is a summer tackle (3 age groupings) league played throughout the province of Ontario. The following is a list of OVFL alumni who were drafted recently by CFL teams. Click on VIDEO to watch university hilites of Gore, Allen, & Smith. The OVFL seasonRead More

CFL stars train with Sackville, NB youngsters

CFL stars train with Sackville, NB youngsters

May 12, 2010 at 6:08 amby 0 comments

SACKVILLE – Defensive tackle Etienne Légaré is anxious to play. Etienne Légaré of the Toronto Argonauts demonstrates a game face for a group of young players in Sackville yesterday. The 27-year-old has just returned from Cuba to wind down, mentally clear his head and get ready to play the 2010Read More

Dream of playing pro

Dream of playing pro

May 12, 2010 at 6:01 amby 0 comments

WATCH HILITES NOW ON CFC At age 21, Fredericton’s Justin Conn is looking to play football at the highest level there is in Canada. Justin Conn, who played his high school football at Fredericton High School before going to Bishop’s University where he played four seasons with the Gaiters, isRead More

CFL could make room for Canadian QBs

CFL could make room for Canadian QBs

May 11, 2010 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

Written by Winnipeg Blue Bomber Doug Brown Every off-season, usually following the CFL Canadian draft, the debate about making a mandatory spot on every roster for a Canadian quarterback resurfaces in earnest. To update the progress of this annual idea, I can tell you this much. Though I can’t discloseRead More

Team Alberta selected for Football Canada Cup

Team Alberta selected for Football Canada Cup

May 11, 2010 at 6:39 amby 0 comments

High school football all-star squad will head to Canada Cup in July When Team Alberta heads off to the Football Canada Cup in July, it has a reputation to uphold. Alberta won its last title in 2007 and has finished runner-up the last two years. Read More: [URL]http://www.edmontonsun.com/sports/football/2010/05/10/13899726.html “It wasRead More

Ontario Football Conference pre-season coaches notes

Ontario Football Conference pre-season coaches notes

May 10, 2010 at 7:04 pmby 0 comments

The Ontario Football Conference enters the 2010 season with seven teams with the addition of the Brampton Bears. The season opens with two games Saturday August 7th at 7:00 pm. The Bears open at home with the Burlington Braves as the opposition. The second will see a replay of theRead More

Craney named York Lions head coach

Craney named York Lions head coach

May 10, 2010 at 4:46 pmby 0 comments

TORONTO – York University Sport & Recreation announced on Monday (May 10) that Warren Craney has been named the head coach of the Lions football team. Craney is the ninth coach in program history. He comes to York from Concordia University, where he spent the past seven seasons as theRead More

Eddie ready for ‘Steele’town

Eddie ready for ‘Steele’town

May 10, 2010 at 7:55 amby 0 comments

The name Hamilton instantly evokes a picture of towering smoke stacks along the water’s edge, belching fire into the sky. What better place to be drafted to then, for a young man named Steele. Read More: [url]http://cfl.ca/article/eddie-ready-for-steele-town With the 22nd overall pick in the CFL Canadian Draft last Sunday, theRead More

USA: As demand for high school football coaches rise, salaries soar

May 10, 2010 at 6:36 amby 0 comments

Experienced head coaches in top private-school programs in Southern California are paid well into six digits. Critics say the resources would be better-used in the classroom. In a time of budget cuts, teacher layoffs and campus closures, at least one position in high school education is in such demand thatRead More

Maritime Football League – Saint John Longhorns & Saint John Wanderers merge operations

Maritime Football League – Saint John Longhorns & Saint John Wanderers merge operations

May 10, 2010 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

A meeting was held in Saint John between the combined executives of the Saint John Wanderers and the Saint John Longhorns of the Maritime Football League. The two teams are pleased to announce a merger of their organizations. “When we weighed all of the pros and cons, we determined thatRead More

York Lions pick a winner in new head coach Warren Craney

York Lions pick a winner in new head coach Warren Craney

May 9, 2010 at 6:47 amby 0 comments

LONDON, ONT.—York University has a new head football coach. He had a say in the success of new Toronto Argonauts linebacker Cory Greenwood, a third overall pick in the recent Canadian Football League draft, and now Warren Craney is hoping to change things for the better at York. Read More:Read More

East downs West 12-9 at East-West Bowl

East downs West 12-9 at East-West Bowl

May 8, 2010 at 9:43 pmby 0 comments

LONDON — The East defeated the West 12-9 on May 8 in the East-West Bowl presented by Under Armour at TD Waterhouse Stadium in London. In a true battle of the titans, the best football players of the Canadian Interuniversity Sports competed against each other, combating weather including high winds,Read More

Josh Buttrill added to West roster for 2010 East-West Bowl

Josh Buttrill added to West roster for 2010 East-West Bowl

May 8, 2010 at 7:06 amby 0 comments

LONDON, Ont. (CIS) – Canadian Interuniversity Sport announced Friday a number of roster changes for Saturday’s eighth annual East West Bowl, presented by Under Armour, at TD Waterhouse Stadium on the campus of The University of Western Ontario in London, Ont. Among the new additions was offensive tackle Josh ButtrillRead More

Thunder  CAMP TO BE ‘VERY INTENSE’

Thunder CAMP TO BE ‘VERY INTENSE’

May 8, 2010 at 6:39 amby 0 comments

First came the rain and now comes the Thunder. The Regina Thunder junior football team will host its spring camp this weekend at Mosaic Stadium, beginning tonight and wrapping up with a scrimmage on Sunday afternoon. [url]http://www.leaderpost.com/sports/Camp+very+intense/2996568/story.html#ixzz0nGeVwzIN Among the 110 athletes who are expected to participate in the three-day campRead More

Myers Riders PeeWee team is ready to defend title

Myers Riders PeeWee team is ready to defend title

May 8, 2010 at 5:33 amby 0 comments

How do you follow up the season the Myers Riders PeeWee OVFL squad had last year? Only time will tell. Here is a preview of the team.

FOUR MORE FOOTBALL RECRUITS ADDED TO LIONS

FOUR MORE FOOTBALL RECRUITS ADDED TO LIONS

May 7, 2010 at 3:21 pmby 0 comments

The York University Lions football program announced the second group of recruits that have signed letters of intent to play for the Lions for the 2010-11 season. The newest group includes outside linebacker Jeremy Adubofuor, defensive back / safety Braedon Cameron, running back Norm Craig and lineman Edward Michel. “IRead More

Q&A with Shawn Gore

Q&A with Shawn Gore

May 7, 2010 at 7:10 amby 0 comments

WATCH SHAWN’S HILITES NOW The Packers recently signed wide receiver Shawn Gore to a contract after he was invitied for a tryout to last week’s minicamp. What makes Gore’s story a little special – beyond being signed after a tryout – is he is from Canada and has not playedRead More