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Rams hope to re-sign Windsors’ Atogwe

Rams hope to re-sign Windsors’ Atogwe

June 2, 2010 at 7:52 amby 0 comments

The St. Louis Rams did not re-tender safety O.J. Atogwe at $6.976 million as they needed to do to assure them of his services this season. As a result, Atogwe is now an unrestricted free agent. Atogwe, the Rams’ franchise player last offseason, is now one of the top freeRead More

Cambridge Lions Peewee win 42-12; Bantam lose 28-0

Cambridge Lions Peewee win 42-12; Bantam lose 28-0

June 2, 2010 at 7:06 amby 0 comments

The Ontario Minor Football League Bantam Lions lost their home opener with a 28-0 loss to the Hamilton Steelers Saturday. Led by Devin Pelly, the defence played a strong game. Sam Black, Frank Thorne and Kyle Cole delivered big hits and big plays, showing their composure under a relentless SteelersRead More

LIONS ROAR INTO HILLSIDE

LIONS ROAR INTO HILLSIDE

June 1, 2010 at 8:12 pmby 0 comments

Local football fans are in for a treat. For the next 17 days, the B.C. Lions will be at Hillside Stadium preparing for the upcoming Canadian Football League season. Read More: [url]http://www.bclocalnews.com/bc_thompson_nicola/kamloopsthisweek/sports/95336859.html The action gets underway today (June 2) with the beginning of the team’s rookie camp, followed by fullRead More

Rookies face tough task making CFL clubs

Rookies face tough task making CFL clubs

June 1, 2010 at 8:07 pmby 0 comments

Brendan Taman feels for young players looking to use the CFL as a springboard to professional football. Rookies reported to CFL training camps Tuesday, along with veterans rehabbing injuries that required surgery in 2009. Physicals and equipment fitting were on the agenda, with first official workouts set for Wednesday. Taman,Read More

Four Brampton Bears Junior Players to Participate in Argos Rookie Camp

Four Brampton Bears Junior Players to Participate in Argos Rookie Camp

June 1, 2010 at 3:29 pmby 0 comments

Mississauga – The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is pleased to welcome four members of the newly-established junior football team the Brampton Bears to its 2010 Rookie Camp. Commented Ian Smith, President of the Brampton Minor Football Association, “Brampton Minor Football is proud to announce the newest team into the OntarioRead More

PUSH FOR FOOTBALL AT ODSS (Orangeville) SCORES TD

PUSH FOR FOOTBALL AT ODSS (Orangeville) SCORES TD

June 1, 2010 at 12:26 pmby 0 comments

Pushing for football:. Nearly 40 high school football hopefuls jostled for position during two mini-camps held at Orangeville District Secondary School (ODSS) last week. Several groups have lobbied for a football team over the years; ODSS Bears will field a team next September. Read More: [url]http://www.orangeville.com/sports/article/823547–push-for-football-at-odss-scores-td Add Orangeville District SecondaryRead More

Ironmen Hang on to win Season Opener

Ironmen Hang on to win Season Opener

June 1, 2010 at 10:27 amby 0 comments

Ironmen Hang on to win Season Opener [SENIOR VARSITY] The long tradition of OVFL season openers began at McMasters Ron Joyce Stadium, as the Varsity Ironmen prepared to battle the Niagara Spears in the scorching heat. This Golden Horseshoe rivalry had previously displayed high scoring overtime battles with the SpearsRead More

Arnyek, Geyer to Canada Cup for Saskatchewan

Arnyek, Geyer to Canada Cup for Saskatchewan

June 1, 2010 at 6:09 amby 0 comments

Keegan Arnyek checked his email more times than he can count yesterday. Then, it came. The message said he’d made Team Saskatchewan for the upcoming 2010 Football Canada Cup in Nova Scotia. Now, the defensive back can look back with pride. Read More: [url]http://www.discovermoosejaw.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12501&Itemid=402 “I was looking all day,” saidRead More

CFL OVERTIME RULE CHANGES GET FINAL APPROVAL

CFL OVERTIME RULE CHANGES GET FINAL APPROVAL

June 1, 2010 at 6:03 amby 0 comments

This year, a thrilling touchdown in overtime might just be the prelude to even bigger drama. The Canadian Football League’s Board of Governors has approved a rule change that will see teams that score a touchdown in overtime be required to go for a two-point convert by running or passingRead More

Drive south earns Cat job

Drive south earns Cat job

June 1, 2010 at 5:58 amby 0 comments

Last winter, Dwayne Cameron drove the family car from his home in Kitchener to the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama — a round trip of almost 4,000 kilometres — on the off chance he might land a full-time job coaching football. Read More: [url]http://www.thespec.com/Sports/article/779389 “There was no guarantee of meetingRead More

A real eye-opener

A real eye-opener

May 31, 2010 at 9:26 pmby 0 comments

It was a rough, eye-opening way to start league play . . . but things improved quickly. Read More: [url]http://www.standard-freeholder.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2600608 The Cornwall Wildcats fell behind the visiting York-Simcoe Storm Raiders 28-0 in the first half on Saturday afternoon, but the local squad was competive the rest of the way inRead More

St. Scholastica Saints came to Canada and conquered

St. Scholastica Saints came to Canada and conquered

May 31, 2010 at 5:03 pmby 0 comments

The Saints, an NCAA Division III college squad from Duluth, Minn., downed a team of Manitoba Major Football League all-stars 31-9 on Sunday afternoon at Canad Inns Stadium in the second annual Can-Am Bowl. The game used a hybrid of American and Canadian rules. The first half was played withRead More

The little league that can:  MFLM makes football accessible to everyone

The little league that can: MFLM makes football accessible to everyone

May 31, 2010 at 5:01 pmby 0 comments

The Midget Football League of Manitoba is enjoying the effect of pigskin fever in the province, which is no doubt being spurred by the new stadium about to go up at the University of Manitoba. The alternative to high school football in Manitoba, the MFLM is enjoying what league presidentRead More

Guidelines aimed at preventing concussion injuries:   Government program to implement rules keeping players from returning to action too soon

Guidelines aimed at preventing concussion injuries: Government program to implement rules keeping players from returning to action too soon

May 31, 2010 at 4:53 pmby 0 comments

Amateur football players in B.C. will be a head above the rest come Tuesday, when the sport’s provincial governing body implements a new program of safety guidelines aimed at preventing concussion-related injuries. Football BC will require all of its member associations, including private clubs, high schools and universities, to complyRead More

Three wins for the Stampeders in front of full grandstands

Three wins for the Stampeders in front of full grandstands

May 31, 2010 at 4:32 pmby 0 comments

From noon to 10:30pm on Sunday May 30, fans had every type of game experience as the four Burlington Summer Stampeders rep football teams kicked off their seasons to full bleachers. The crowd was most electrified by a dramatic Varsity win in the closing seconds of the game. Young QBRead More

NFC opens with Ottawa, Toronto and Soo victories

NFC opens with Ottawa, Toronto and Soo victories

May 31, 2010 at 2:04 pmby 0 comments

In their inaugural game of their inaugural season in the Northern Football Conference the Ottawa Invaders sent a message early by beating 14 time champions Oakville Longhorns. Led by QB V.P. Bainomugisha who was 12 for 24 for 244 yards and 3 TD’s the Invaders won decisively 27-0. Backup QBRead More

Brantford Bisons finish weekend with 2 wins

Brantford Bisons finish weekend with 2 wins

May 31, 2010 at 1:59 pmby 0 comments

BISONS PLAY FULL SLATE OF GAMES IN WEEK-END ACTION The Brantford Bisons played a full slate of games this week-end as the Ontario Varsity Football League swung into action while the Ontario Minor Football League entered week 2 of their season. The Bisons had mixed results this week winning twoRead More

Oakville Titans defeat Sarnia on opening day

May 31, 2010 at 1:54 pmby 0 comments

On a hot day at Loyola High School in Oakville the home team Titans defeated the Sarnia Sturgeon by a score of 15 to 0.  The Titans relied on the running of #20 Toluwa Fayemi and a timing passing game to control the ball.

KELVIN QB FOLLOWING HIS DREAM TO SFU

KELVIN QB FOLLOWING HIS DREAM TO SFU

May 31, 2010 at 11:32 amby 0 comments

Ben Allen had an important choice to make and in the end, he opted to follow his heart. The star quarterback of the Kelvin Clippers had five schools looking at him and one of those schools was in his hometown. University of Manitoba Bisons head coach Brian Dobie loves Allen’sRead More

Ravens score 73 points in opener

Ravens score 73 points in opener

May 31, 2010 at 9:40 amby 0 comments

Tarrence Crawford scored two rushing as the Essex Ravens defeated the Brantford Bisons 73-13 in their Ontario Varsity Football League opener Saturday at Raider Field at Essex high school. Austin Kennedy was 4-for-4 in passing for 102 yards and three touchdowns and Josh Deehan was 3-for-3 in passing for 48Read More

Oakville Titans defeat Sarnia on opening day

Oakville Titans defeat Sarnia on opening day

May 31, 2010 at 7:13 amby 0 comments

On a hot day at Loyola High School in Oakville the home team Titans defeated the Sarnia Sturgeon by a score of 15 to 0. The Titans relied on the running of #20 Toluwa Fayemi and a timing passing game to control the ball. The Titans appeared to have openedRead More