Evraire invades coaching ranks

Evraire invades coaching ranks

February 1, 2010 at 1:00 amby 0 comments

By Tim Baines, Ottawa Sun Ken Evraire has been out of the Canadian Football League for more than 10 years. But that didn’t dampen his love for the game, a passion that he’ll bring as coach of the new Ottawa Invaders semi-pro team, which will play in the Northern FootballRead More

Counsillor Rob Ford, Football Coach

January 31, 2010 at 11:26 amby 0 comments

It’s a crisp, cool October Friday evening – perfect football weather – and on a flawless Forest Hill field, the number one-ranked St. Michael’s Kerry Blues are hosting the Don Bosco Eagles of Rexdale. The field at St. Michael’s College School is named after billionaire Eugene Melnyk and surrounded byRead More

World Team Falls to USA 17 to 0

January 30, 2010 at 4:58 pmby 0 comments

The world is becoming a smaller place. At least in football terms, only 17 points separates the game’s traditional powerhouse of the United States and the rest of the world following a 17-0 Team USA victory over the World at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale. Assembled as a collective squadRead More

Manitoba High school football fever hits record high 30 teams

January 30, 2010 at 3:51 pmby 0 comments

The Winnipeg High School Football league adds two city teams and three from Brandon to its roster next season, bringing the total to an all-time high of 30 clubs in the loop. AN all-time high of 30 teams has been reached by the Winnipeg High School Football League, which willRead More

Canadian QBs on display at CFL E-Camp

January 30, 2010 at 9:09 amby 0 comments

Jan 29, 2010 by Brian Snelgrove TORONTO – Three of Canada’s top university quarterbacks will get the chance to showcase their talents at this year’s CFL Evaluation Camp in Toronto. Hec Crighton Trophy winner Erik Glavic of the Calgary Dinos will be joined by Michael Faulds of Western andRead More

2009 Inaugural ‘IFAF Junior World Championship of American Football”

January 29, 2010 at 2:15 pmby 0 comments

Games between the world’s eight best 19-and-under junior national teams will be played on Saturday, June 27, Wednesday, July 1 and Saturday, July 4, before the Championship Game is contested on Sunday, July 5. Joining host nation the United States as an automatic qualifier will be Canada. The Canadians willRead More

‘USA-World’ to showcase high school talent from nine countries

January 29, 2010 at 1:26 pmby 0 comments

As the players representing the AFC and NFC at this year’s Pro Bowl leave the field at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., after their final practice session Saturday, 90 players who aspire to be among a future generation of NFL all-stars will take the field. USA Football’s “Team USARead More

Two Moncton Players represent Canada on Team World

January 29, 2010 at 1:12 pmby 0 comments

Dylan Hollohan and Cameron Wade have been buddies since middle school, were star athletes at Bernice MacNaughton High School and have now gone their separate ways to promising university football careers. Cameron Wade Dylan Hollohan But this week the Moncton natives are back together again to play the biggest footballRead More

Team World getting over language barrier

January 28, 2010 at 10:27 amby 0 comments

PLANTATION, FL – WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27 – The World team of American football completed an encouraging third day of practices at the PAL Stadium in Plantation, Florida, in preparation for Saturday’s Team USA vs. The World game, presented by Riddell. The 45 players selected from eight countries and four continents,Read More

Team World growing in confidence

January 27, 2010 at 1:32 amby 0 comments

WORLD TEAM GROWING IN CONFIDENCE ON THE PRACTICE FIELD Yesterday at 11:52pm The World team returned to the practice field at the PAL Stadium in Plantation, FL, with two sessions that delighted head coach JAN JENMERT and his coaching staff. “We are not quite there in football terms, but whereRead More

Football 101 – The Parent Coach

Football 101 – The Parent Coach

January 26, 2010 at 5:29 amby 0 comments

by Jonathan Buzby I have found two of the most challenging roles as an adult to be parenting and coaching children. This naturally makes coaching as a parent one of the toughest assignments you can undertake. Yet, as with parenting and coaching, being a parent-coach can be one of theRead More

Football 101 – Officials signals and rulings

Football 101 – Officials signals and rulings

January 26, 2010 at 5:27 amby 0 comments

Contacting The Kicker – when an opposing player touches a kicker unless the kicker has motioned to run or pass, or incidental contact had been made which does not affect the play at the referee’s digression.

Minor – Cape Breton minor football back in 2009 after 5 year hiatus

Minor – Cape Breton minor football back in 2009 after 5 year hiatus

January 23, 2010 at 1:02 pmby 0 comments

The Cape Breton Regional Minor Football Association restructured the minor football program in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality and is home to the Panthers Bantam Team. Previously The Sydney/Cape Breton Panthers Bantam team played in the Nova Scotia Minor Football League for over 20 years before disbanding after the 2003Read More

History – Timeline by Frank Cosentino

January 22, 2010 at 4:10 pmby 0 comments

For many years, the term football described the practice of kicking an object, usually a round ball, and directing it into a designated goal area. It was not until 1823, a traditional myth says, that William Webb Ellis, a student at the British public school of Rugby, picked up theRead More

History – Tackle Football Teams in Canada: Past & Present

January 22, 2010 at 3:24 pmby 1 comment

Professional Teams Canadian Football League Active Teams Team City Established Grey Cups Notes British Columbia Lions Vancouver, British Columbia 1954 5 Calgary Stampeders Calgary, Alberta 1935 6 Changed its name from Bronks to Stampeders in 1944. Edmonton Eskimos Edmonton, Alberta 1949 13 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Hamilton, Ontario 1950 8 The HamiltonRead More

History – Canadian University Football

January 22, 2010 at 12:41 pmby 0 comments

By Robert Watkins Conference Membership – The East Atlantic University Sport (AUS) The AUS football conference has had many different names over the years. The league itself evolved from earlier Canadian-rules football leagues the first of which was begun in Halifax during the Second World War. These forerunners include theRead More

CFL – 2010 CFL Draft Prospects

January 22, 2010 at 10:44 amby 0 comments

CFL Scouting Bureau – TOP 15 WATCH SOME OF THESE PROSPECTS HIGHLIGHTS IN OUR “PROSPECT VIDEOS” SECTION. 1 #62 – John Bender (OL) Nevada 6’8″, 325 lbs. 2 #8 – Cory Greenwood (LB) Concordia 6’2″, 235 lbs. 3 #59 – Danny Watkins (OT) Baylor 6’4″, 310 lbs. 4 #33 –Read More

CFL – 2010 CFL Draft Order

January 22, 2010 at 10:35 amby 0 comments

2010 Canadian Draft List List as of December 9th, 2009. Round #1 RD OA TEAM 1. 1. Toronto 2. 2 Winnipeg 3. 3. B.C. 4. 4. SSK via EDM 5. 5. HAM Forfeit* 6. 6. Calgary 7. 7. Saskatchewan 8. 8. Montreal Round #2 1. 9. TOR via SSK viaRead More

The Vancouver Trojans Fold

January 11, 2010 at 7:48 amby 0 comments

The British Columbia Football Conference’s Vancouver Trojans have merged with the South Surrey Rams commencing this season. The two teams will run as a joint operation playing as the Rams and have protected 65 players. The BCFC have placed a moratorium on the other member teams from signing the remainingRead More

Three-down football recommended for all high school

January 11, 2010 at 1:22 amby 0 comments

Four-down high school football is on its way to being a thing of the past in Niagara. At a meeting of the Niagara Region High School Athletic Association’s newly formed football sport advisory committee Friday, a decision was made to recommend all levels of high school football in Niagara playRead More

Inness packing it in

January 11, 2010 at 1:15 amby 0 comments

One of the city’s most recognizable names in high school football is retiring. But like any good coach, Gary Inness — who will put the wraps on a 25-year teaching career at Barrie North Collegiate Institute on Friday — is keeping his play options readily available. “I haven’t said I’mRead More