Post Tagged with: "Class of 2019"

OLB Hart improves 40-yard dash

OLB Hart improves 40-yard dash

May 4, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Jerome Hart joined his first football team in his freshman year at high school for two reasons. “I originally got into football at the beginning of grade 9 just to be a-part of the team and to fulfill the classic “high school experience” and then it became more than that,”Read More

WR Whittaker to follow his father’s footsteps

WR Whittaker to follow his father’s footsteps

February 7, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Terrence Whittaker began playing football because his father played for Michigan State back in the day. Now, Terrence wants to follow his father’s footsteps a little. “It would mean a lot to be able to play university ball,” he replied. RELATED CONTENT: Register NOW  – canadafootballchat.com prospect game showcases BURLINGTON

MLB St-Louis Taylor is devoted to his team

MLB St-Louis Taylor is devoted to his team

February 6, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

It was easy for Nikolas St-Louis Taylor to join his first football team because he was always around the sport. “I was always around football when I was young from watching football on television with my dad to seeing my brother playing at Concordia University,” he said. “The sport hasRead More

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DB Spewak enjoys being the hammer

January 27, 2019 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Madison Spewak’s Dad sparked Madison’s interest in football by taking him to Winnipeg Blue Bomber football games. “Football means everything to me it is something that’s a part of my everyday life,” he replied.

OL Gamelin helps out at the sugar bush on spare time

OL Gamelin helps out at the sugar bush on spare time

January 11, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Samuel Gamelin began his football journey because of a friend. “This is the beginning for me for football,” he replied.  

DB Lamarche is disciplined on and off the field

DB Lamarche is disciplined on and off the field

January 6, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Mathieu Lamarche had many reasons why he joined his first football team. The young defensive back enjoys the required discipline, the fact that you can surpass yourself from year-to-year, and the team spirit. Mathieu works hard for his teammates and never gives up. He replied, “Individualists lose games and teamsRead More

DL Wruck joins first team because of CFL Legend

DL Wruck joins first team because of CFL Legend

January 5, 2019 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Matthew Wruck’s football journey began because his great uncle Larry Wruck (CFL Hall of Famer and Grey Cup Champion) wanted him to start playing football. The young defensive lineman wanted to play football for a while, and he was finally old enough to. “I started playing KFL (Kinsmen Football League),Read More

Academics a priority for OL Mihajlovic

Academics a priority for OL Mihajlovic

January 4, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Anthony Mihajlovic decided to give football a try in grade ten. “I enjoyed the physicality and intensity of the game,” he replied. “Football gave me opportunities I never imagined of. It means a lot being part of one big family. There is a close brotherhood between myself and my teammates.”

DL Kohut to “up his game”

DL Kohut to “up his game”

January 3, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Jacob Kohut started playing football in school and watching it on TV. “I immediately developed an interest in it,” he said. “Football means everything to me. It’s the sport I’m most passionate about.”  

RB Parkinson -“You get what you put in.”

RB Parkinson -“You get what you put in.”

December 10, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Football was Isaiah’s first love growing up before any other sport. “My Mother made me decide between basketball or football in middle school and I choose basketball but always knew my true passion was for football,” he replied. “This game has changed and saved my life and I’m more thanRead More

RB Royal enjoys making music in his spare time

RB Royal enjoys making music in his spare time

November 27, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

In 2018, Keegan Royal rushed for 531 yards and 7 touchdowns. Keegan had 7.6 yards per carry, and was 4th in the AAA Eastern conference for the Mission Roadrunners in the British Columbia High School Football Association.  

Family member inspired DB Boudreau

Family member inspired DB Boudreau

November 20, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Jayden Boudreau’s older cousin kick started Jayden’s love for football. The young defensive back has watched, and wanted to be like his older cousin. “Football to me is everything,” he said. “Without this game I don’t know how my life would be.”

OL Martin “It takes a special kind of athlete to be a Tackle”

OL Martin “It takes a special kind of athlete to be a Tackle”

November 15, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Football means family to offensive tackle, Mike Martin. “It has helped mold me into the man I am today, I would not be where I am today without football,” he said. “And for that I am forever grateful.”  

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K/DB DeRosa to become vocal leader

November 6, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Vincenzo DeRosa started playing football when he was eight years old. Vincenzo got into football because his father was huge into the sport. “Football means more to me than words can describe it is my everything,” he said. “I wake up excited to go to practice or workout to improveRead More

WR Landrie always willing to help

WR Landrie always willing to help

November 4, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Football means the world to Dustin Landrie. Dustin loves playing as a team and belonging to something that is so rewarding. “I got into football to be a part of a team and I have always loved the game,” he said.  

Football gets DL Gough’s head clear

Football gets DL Gough’s head clear

November 3, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

 Elijah Gough was playing two-hand touch in gym glass when his gym teacher, Mr. Williams recommended he join the school team. Elijah would go on to join his first team when he was in grade eleven. “Football gets my head clear,” he replied. “When I play, I focus onRead More

DL McMillan Clow is always striving to improve

DL McMillan Clow is always striving to improve

October 31, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

  Michael McMillan Clow’s love for physical activity and sport drew him into football. The sport immediately clicked as “the one” for the CFC50 Miller Maruaders’ stand out.

OL Adams wants to leave a mark on next program

OL Adams wants to leave a mark on next program

October 30, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

 Matt Adams and his buddies played football together when they were younger, and this led to him joining his first team. “So I tried it out and instantly fell in love with the game and the team aspect of the sport,” he said.

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U of R committ Fuchs lives his dream

October 29, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Jaxon Fuchs’ Dad was very involved in football and thought Jaxon would be interested in trying the sport out. Jaxon’s Dad signed him up for flag football and eventually Jaxon decided to give tackle a try. “I thought it was very fun and I have been playing ever since,” heRead More

CFC100 DT Namwisi enjoys being the first line of defense

CFC100 DT Namwisi enjoys being the first line of defense

October 25, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

CFC100 Kevin Namwisi played defensive tackle for the Junior Gee Gees this past summer. Kevin registered 11 tackles, 24 assisted tackles, 35 team tackles and 5 sacks in 7 games played for the Gee-Gees. When Kevin joined his first football team it started out as just a hobby. Now, KevinRead 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.

Birds of a feather fly together for WR Malvaso

Birds of a feather fly together for WR Malvaso

October 19, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

In 2017 Ryan Malvaso was named a team captain, and he also gained an impressive 17.9 yards per catch. Ryan’s Coach, Sean Postma, mentioned that Ryan is very dedicated to practice and improving his skills in the sport. “He (Ryan) is the type of kid that leads by example,” saidRead More

DB Martin hits the books

DB Martin hits the books

September 15, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Matthew Martin began playing football because he loved the physicality of hockey, but he also wanted to be able to use his running speed and agility more to his advantage. “Football means the world to me, it always gives me something else to focus on when I’m stressed out andRead More