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Football was an easy choice for QB Zinger

August 31, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Carter Zinger started football in the summer of 2010 when he was in grade 4. “My friends and I thought it would be so much fun to “hit” some other kids,” he said. Carter’s parents thought he was too young to play because the age difference was three years, however,Read More

CFC100 OL Whetter working towards living the dream

CFC100 OL Whetter working towards living the dream

August 23, 2018 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

CFC100 offensive lineman, Dylan Whetter, has been playing football for four years. “What I love about football is the diversity of the game,” he said. “Everyone’s position on the field contributes to the success of the team.  It is as much of a mental game, as it is a physicalRead More

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WR Danell “Playing receiver is so exhilarating, it’s where the playmakers shine”

August 10, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Ethan Danell’s love for football started at a young age. “The game is so important to me, I want to go pro and live and breathe only to play this sport,” he said. The most memorable experience in Ethan’s football career was in his junior season in high school. EthanRead More

DE O’Connor “To be the best I got to put in the insane hours of work”

DE O’Connor “To be the best I got to put in the insane hours of work”

August 3, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Payton O’Connor’s father introduced the big defensive end to football at a young age. Every Sunday possible since Payton was a little kid, he would watch football by his Dad’s side. “I used to see someone make a spectacular catch or a big hit and I’d get adrenaline rushes justRead More

Football helps DB Giustini focus on personal goals

Football helps DB Giustini focus on personal goals

July 28, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

  Jonathan Giustini joined his first football team because he always wanted to keep up with his older brother who played football a couple years before him. “Football gives me focus not only athletically with achieving personal goals but now also academically with the hope of making to the nextRead More

QB gives Wagner a chance to show his poise

QB gives Wagner a chance to show his poise

July 7, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

  Avery Wagner started to play contact football when he was ten years old. “My parents brought it to my attention and I thought it would be a good way to make new friends and have more fun,” he said. “Back then football didn’t mean much to me, but nowRead More

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Defensive touchdown a big moment for LB Caligiuri

June 30, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Raffaele Caligiuri made a name for himself in 2017 while putting up 13.5 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 fumble recovery and 1 defensive touchdown as a linebacker for the Dakota Lancers.

Philip Fortin credits mother for finding football

Philip Fortin credits mother for finding football

June 16, 2018 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

Philip Fortin never thought he’d play football. Thankfully for him, his mother decided to put him into the sport after seeing how aggressive he was on the ice and “the rest is history.” “My mom actually signed me up for football. I was a nine-year-old hockey player who seemed aggressiveRead More

Semi-final loss motivates DB Topping

Semi-final loss motivates DB Topping

June 12, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

 Ethan Toppings biggest moment in football came in a semi-final loss in 2016 to the Kelvin Clippers. This was Ethan’s first year as a starter, and he had a great season. Ethan recalled, “We had made it to the semi-final in AA the Kas Vidruk division and had toRead More

RB Coppens models himself after teammates

RB Coppens models himself after teammates

June 9, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Ridley Coppens was a very little kid growing up and he always got picked on so he wanted to find a way to let his anger out. “I found out that a couple of my friends signed up for the team so I thought I would try it out, itRead More

New season, new routes for WR Miller

New season, new routes for WR Miller

May 25, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

When Akeen Miller was growing up he’d always play football with his friends on his free time. Football came natural to Akeen because he applied his skills of speed and quick thinking.  Once Akeen developed an interest in playing with a real team, that’s when he became determined.  

QB Barber to come back after serious injury

QB Barber to come back after serious injury

May 24, 2018 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Wyatt Barber joined his first football team because all of his friends were playing and they invited him to join. The young quarterback from Grant Park high school has loved football ever since the first day he stepped onto the field, Wyatt added, “Football means the world to me, IRead More

CFC100 QB O’ Flaherty enjoys helping less fortunate

CFC100 QB O’ Flaherty enjoys helping less fortunate

May 14, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Joining a football team was easy for Bryden O’Flaherty because he grew up in a football environment. His father played and coached high school football, and also played two years in university. “He imparted on me the love of the game,” said Bryden. “I constantly went to Stampeders games asRead More

Size doesn’t deter WR Findley

Size doesn’t deter WR Findley

May 11, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Everett Findley’s brother was the first person that introduced the young slot back to football. “He played a whole bunch of sports growing up and when I was younger I looked up to him a lot and I wanted to be like him,” said Everett. “He was a great footballRead More

Football a family affair for WR Schnerch

Football a family affair for WR Schnerch

April 27, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Ethan Schnerch got his first taste of football going to Winnipeg Blue Bomber games with his Grandpa and it made him fall in love with the sport. “Football means the world to me,” he said.

FPC Profile: Sam Ashton loves ‘the physicality’ of football

FPC Profile: Sam Ashton loves ‘the physicality’ of football

April 27, 2018 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

The Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC) is a series of elite showcase games that feature the best tackle football players from across Canada aged 12-19 years. Tournaments are played in Central Canada (ON) and the West Coast (BC). For more information CLICK HERE CLICK HERE FOR #FPC FACEBOOK PAGE –Read More

FPC Profile: WR Ferguson, “Take no prisoners”

FPC Profile: WR Ferguson, “Take no prisoners”

April 27, 2018 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Jack Ferguson’s whole family are all football fanatics. From his Great Uncles to his Grandparents, everyone in Jack’s family are huge Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers fans. Jack replied, “Football is family and we all bond together on the sport we love.  Football gives you a sense of accomplishment on aRead More

Football is life for Owen MacLeod

Football is life for Owen MacLeod

April 26, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Stepping out of one’s comfort zone can be life-changing, and that’s exactly what happened to Owen MacLeod when it comes to football. He got into the sport “by watching it with [his] dad when [he] was young, but was always shy and scared to truly enjoy it.” As MacLeod gotRead More

FPC Profile: Kyle Wilson’s goal every play is “to get open”

FPC Profile: Kyle Wilson’s goal every play is “to get open”

April 24, 2018 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

The Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC) is a series of elite showcase games that feature the best tackle football players from across Canada aged 12-19 years. Tournaments are played in Central Canada (ON) and the West Coast (BC). For more information CLICK HERE CLICK HERE FOR #FPC FACEBOOK PAGE –Read More

FPC Profile: ‘tough and feisty’ describe this young running back

FPC Profile: ‘tough and feisty’ describe this young running back

April 21, 2018 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

The Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC) is a series of elite showcase games that feature the best tackle football players from across Canada aged 12-19 years. Tournaments are played in Central Canada (ON) and the West Coast (BC). For more information CLICK HERE CLICK HERE FOR #FPC FACEBOOK PAGE –Read More

CFC100 Odoom; “respect all, fear none”

CFC100 Odoom; “respect all, fear none”

April 19, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Kojo Odoom always loved watching football when he was young. One day Kojo’s Mom decided to sign him up for football, and now Kojo has been involved with football for 12 years.

FPC Profile: Elijah Paulsen enjoys ‘every minute of the grind’

FPC Profile: Elijah Paulsen enjoys ‘every minute of the grind’

April 19, 2018 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

The Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC) is a series of elite showcase games that feature the best tackle football players from across Canada aged 12-19 years. Tournaments are played in Central Canada (ON) and the West Coast (BC). For more information CLICK HERE CLICK HERE FOR #FPC FACEBOOK PAGE –Read More

QB Tachinski thrives under pressure

QB Tachinski thrives under pressure

April 18, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Jackson Tachinski grew up watching football and playing touch football at school. Vincent Massey’s quarterback played flag football since grade 4, which eventually led him to joining tackle football.