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MTA players have ‘pride playing for the Mounties’

MTA players have ‘pride playing for the Mounties’

April 26, 2019 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

MTA add a provincial commit and an out-of-province commit to their team. Defensive backs Alex Robichaud from the University of New Brunswick and Donovin Small from Holland College will be looking to give it their all with the Mount Allison Mounties. Alex Robichaud Playing for the Mounties have been aRead More

MTA coaches ‘welcoming and open’ in communication process

MTA coaches ‘welcoming and open’ in communication process

April 10, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

MTA adds one provincial commit and two out-of-province commits to their team. Linebacker Spencer McLeod from Canmore Collegiate will be looking to follow his education and football goals after signing with the Mount Allison Mounties. Defensive end Dennis Rossler from Holland College and receiver Jonathan Desrochers from l’École Saint AnneRead More

Hurricanes on the hunt for the Moosehead Cup

Hurricanes on the hunt for the Moosehead Cup

November 1, 2018 at 1:32 pmby 0 comments

By Bryce Doiron, Journalism student Charlottetown, PEI – You could feel the energy when you walked up to the field on Tuesday as the Holland College Hurricanes football team prepared for the AFL championship game in Halifax on Saturday against the Dalhousie Tigers. “You can feel it right now. YouRead More

Hurricanes beat Red Bombers in overtime

Hurricanes beat Red Bombers in overtime

October 29, 2018 at 11:09 amby 0 comments

Charlottetown, PEI –It’s been a long season for the Hurricanes, but in the play-off game in Fredericton this weekend, the team showed fans what they are made of. With 15 seconds left to play in regulation time, receiver Jarrett Walker caught a Brady Crowe pass to score a touchdown, andRead More

WR Adams motivates his teammates

WR Adams motivates his teammates

October 24, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Wide receiver, Ethan Adams, started watching the NFL at a very young age with his Dad. This led to Ethan joining his first team when he was in second grade.

Hurricanes lose close affair ahead of semi-final in Fredericton

Hurricanes lose close affair ahead of semi-final in Fredericton

October 22, 2018 at 1:55 pmby 0 comments

By Bryce Doiron The Holland College Hurricanes Football team suffered another loss to the UNB Fredericton Red Bombers yesterday, with a much closer score of 14-12 at UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place in Charlottetown. UNB made it an uphill battle for the ’Canes, with a 75-yard catch and run touchdownRead More

Hurricanes hungry for AFL win

Hurricanes hungry for AFL win

October 18, 2018 at 12:59 pmby 0 comments

By Bryce Doiron The Holland College Hurricanes football team knows they can beat any team in the league, just ask their coach. “When we play for 60 minutes, we can beat anyone,” said head coach Ross Young. Young is hoping the team will prove it come Sunday in the lastRead More

Hurricanes defeated in first of two games against Red Bombers

Hurricanes defeated in first of two games against Red Bombers

October 15, 2018 at 11:16 amby 0 comments

October 14, 2018 Charlottetown, PEI – The Holland Hurricanes fell to the UNB Fredericton Red Bombers 30-16 in one of the final games of the regular season on Saturday. Defence started slowly for the Hurricanes as a result of the injuries that have haunted their starting lineup up.Early in theRead More

Hurricanes head to Fredericton for first of two back to back AFL games

Hurricanes head to Fredericton for first of two back to back AFL games

October 11, 2018 at 4:36 pmby 0 comments

By Bryce Doiron The Holland College Hurricanes football team is coming off a couple of losses to the Dalhousie Tigers, but they are looking forward and know where they need to improve, said head coach Ross Young. “We need to work on our ability to score and execute in theRead More

Dalhousie Tigers defeat Holland Hurricanes

Dalhousie Tigers defeat Holland Hurricanes

October 10, 2018 at 11:56 amby 0 comments

Charlottetown, PEI– The Holland College Hurricanes were defeated 23 to 12 by the Dalhousie Tigers Sunday in front of an enthusiastic crowd at UPEI Alumni Canada Place. The Hurricanes’ offence started and ended the game strong but could not find its rhythm for most of the day.The Hurricanes moved theRead More

Hurricanes looking to avenge loss to Tigers

Hurricanes looking to avenge loss to Tigers

October 5, 2018 at 12:00 pmby 0 comments

By Bryce Doiron Charlottetown, PE – The Holland College Hurricanes are coming off a tough double OT road loss to the Dalhousie Tigers, but the players know what they need to do better. “We need to be more disciplined and take care of our penalties,” said defensive back Duncan Hill.Read More

Tigers squeeze out win against Hurricanes in AFL game

Tigers squeeze out win against Hurricanes in AFL game

October 1, 2018 at 10:39 amby 0 comments

October 1, 2018 Charlottetown, PEI – Anyone hoping for some wild and exciting football action were not disappointed at Wickwire field at Dalhousie University Saturday afternoon. The Tigers and Hurricanes battled to the end of regulation and two overtime shootout periods to decide the winner. When the dust settled, the Hurricanes fellRead More

Canes prepare to face Dalhousie Tigers in AFL game

Canes prepare to face Dalhousie Tigers in AFL game

September 27, 2018 at 1:59 pmby 0 comments

By Bryce Doiron Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Charlottetown – By Bryce Doiron The Holland College Hurricanes are clicking right now and are ready to roll when it comes their Saturday road game against Dalhousie. Head Coach Ross Young says that the momentum from last week’s home opening win was aRead More

DYK: Humboldt tragedy stretches beyond hockey, plus…

DYK: Humboldt tragedy stretches beyond hockey, plus…

April 13, 2018 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition A Humboldt bus crash victim impacted football community McMaster awards high school coaching award New association joins Alberta football landscape ThreeRead More

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Lancers commit ‘a true example of football hard work’

March 18, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Lancers add an AFLer to their team. Wherever receiver Thomas MacKenzie from the Holland College Hurricanes (AFL) goes, he will never be alone, especially when he reaches the Windsor Lancers. Throughout his football career and beyond, MacKenzie, or “Tmac” as teammates and coaches affectionately know him by, has always hadRead More

MTA is ‘a very football eccentric school’

MTA is ‘a very football eccentric school’

March 1, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Mount Allison adds a AFLer to their team. In high school, Brendan Seymour, a defensive lineman from Leo Hayes High School, suffered a severe injury. It slowed him down but didn’t stop him from working hard and getting an offer from the Mount Allison Mounties. After being chip-blocked in gradeRead More

DID YOU KNOW: Remembering Jordan, Manitoba football community hit with tragedy

DID YOU KNOW: Remembering Jordan, Manitoba football community hit with tragedy

December 19, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Friends and family remember Jordan Thomas Thunder Bay football helping to conquer breast cancer Dalhousie defensive lineman making his mark onRead More

AFL announces 2017 all-stars

AFL announces 2017 all-stars

November 14, 2017 at 12:26 pmby 0 comments

Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Charlottetown – The Holland Hurricanes Football Club had nine players named to the league’s all-star team, with two of them also taking major awards. Brandon Wilson was named Defensive Lineman of the Year, and Brennan Davis was named Special Teams Player of the Year. Head CoachRead More

Hurricanes look to advance to AFL championship game

Hurricanes look to advance to AFL championship game

October 26, 2017 at 1:39 pmby 0 comments

Thursday, October 26, 2017. Charlottetown – The Holland College men’s football team will be looking to advance to the AFL championship game when they square off against the Dalhousie Tigers in the semifinal this Saturday at 1 p.m. at UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place.  The ‘Canes enjoyed last week’s victoryRead More

Hurricanes look to secure home-field advantage for AFL playoffs

Hurricanes look to secure home-field advantage for AFL playoffs

October 19, 2017 at 1:13 pmby 0 comments

Charlottetown, PE – The Holland College Hurricanes men’s football team will look to secure home-field advantage through the AFL playoffs when they square off against the Dalhousie Tigers this Saturday at 1 p.m. The ‘Canes returned home after winning three straight road games. Last week’s forfeiture by the UNB-Saint JohnRead More

Saint John Seawolves forfeit game against Hurricanes

Saint John Seawolves forfeit game against Hurricanes

October 12, 2017 at 12:13 pmby 0 comments

Thursday, October 12, 2017. Charlottetown – The Saint John Seawolves has forfeited the game slated for this Saturday against the Holland Hurricanes, officials announced today. The forfeiture is due to Seawolves’ injuries and the resulting lack of able players. Hurricanes head coach Ross Young said the forfeiture is regrettable, butRead More

Holland College looks to avenge in week 3

Holland College looks to avenge in week 3

September 28, 2017 at 2:09 pmby 0 comments

The Holland College Hurricanes football team will look to avenge their loss last season against the returning champs when they hit the road again to square off against the Dalhousie Tigers this Saturday. Head Coach Ross Young said it’s always entertaining when the team plays under the lights at WickwireRead More

Hurricanes seek redemption

Hurricanes seek redemption

September 21, 2017 at 4:50 pmby 0 comments

HURRICANES SEEK REDEMPTION By Bradley Collins Thursday, September 21, 2017. Charlottetown – The Holland College Hurricanes men’s football team will look to go 1-1 on their season when they hit the road to square off against the UNB – Saint John Seawolves this Saturday at 1 p.m. After a disappointingRead More