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DL Mackie-McLeod becomes a role model

DL Mackie-McLeod becomes a role model

January 9, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Kaleb Tayvish Mackie-McLeod finished his 2018 season as a defensive MVP with 27 tackles, 3 sacks, and 8 fumble recoveries. “I first started wanting to play football after always watching NFL Sunday at my Grandparents,” he said. “My Papa played football when he was teenager and my dad played RugbyRead More

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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

OL Vaccaro uses his size to advantage

OL Vaccaro uses his size to advantage

May 2, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Matteo Vaccaro’s Dad was the first one that got him into football. The young offensive lineman also liked the sport before he started playing it. Matteo added, “I liked the physicality of the game.”

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Surprising twist for Bison commit

March 6, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Manitoba adds a local commit to their Class of 2018. When Noah Dornn, a receiver from St. Paul’s High School, envisioned the future, joining the University of Manitoba Bisons football team was not in the forefront. Dornn is a ten-year veteran of the sport. However, he wasn’t expecting to beRead More

“Speed and football IQ” give Chizda an edge

“Speed and football IQ” give Chizda an edge

February 24, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Jordan Chizda enjoys playing defensive back because he thinks it is the most exciting position on the field. “Defensive backs are the people who come up with big plays in the crunch time,” mentioned Chizda. “We are also very close to the fans which helps motivate me while I play.”

Canada Cup a positive experience for OL Vaccaro

Canada Cup a positive experience for OL Vaccaro

August 21, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Matteo Vaccaro earned a spot on Team Manitoba U18 at this year’s Canada Cup in Nova Scotia. The offensive lineman from St.Paul’s has also suited up for Team Manitoba U16, the Fort Garry Lions, and the Crescentwood Grizzlies over the course of his 9 year football career. “The thing I like mostRead More

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DB Adamopoulos uses his size to advantage

July 11, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

The young defensive back mentioned that his favorite part about playing defensive back is the thrill of playmaking. “The rush you get when making an interception to give the offense the ball back is great,” said Stephen. “It makes you feel like a massive contribution to the team and it’sRead More

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FB Mulligan enjoys the physicality

May 27, 2017 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Quinn Mulligan finished the year with 17 carries good for 107 yards and three touchdowns for the WHSFL Anavets bowl champions, the St. Paul’s Crusaders St.Paul’s fullback chose the position because it involves hitting someone every play. Quinn added, “That along with being able to carry and catch the ballRead More

Football is family for DL Spence

Football is family for DL Spence

March 13, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Tyson Spence has made a name for himself playing on the defensive line for the Grant Park Pirates. In 2016, Tyson recorded 31 tackles, 7 sacks, 1 pass deflection and 1 forced fumble. Tyson chose the defensive line position because he loves the grind in every play. “You can’t takeRead More

CFC100 Adamson: “It’s a great feeling to be wanted”

CFC100 Adamson: “It’s a great feeling to be wanted”

February 21, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

 Cole Adamson of Winnipeg, MB is new to the list for the Final rankings for the Class of 2017. The 6’5 defensive lineman, a position he has only been playing for two years, is thrilled to be mentioned among the top players in the country. “I was quite excited toRead More

DB Tompkins ready to excel (VIDEO)

DB Tompkins ready to excel (VIDEO)

September 17, 2016 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

St.Paul’s Crusaders standout, Colm Tompkins, has big football aspirations, hoping for big final year. Colm Tompkins Positions: Defensive back Height/Weight 5’10,165 lbs Teams: St.Paul’s Crusaders AAA (WHSFL) Crescentwood Grizzlies (minor: MMFA) Commitment: none Official Visits: none Considerations: open Class: 2017 Colm Tompkins joined his first football team when he was 6Read More

Conditioning on DE Spence’s mind

Conditioning on DE Spence’s mind

September 3, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Grant Park Pirates Tyson Spence wants to stay in the game as long as he can Pirates’ Spence is influenced by his family

LB DeLaroque leaves everything on the field

LB DeLaroque leaves everything on the field

May 17, 2016 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Thunder standout open to out of province recruitment, local CIS option in play Interlake Thunder linebacker Austin DeLaroque has his family as his rock. Austin Delaroque Positions: Linebacker, Fullback, Special Teams Height/Weight 6’0, 215 lbs Teams: Interlake Thunder  (Minor:  MFLM) St.James Rods (Minor: MMFL) Crescentwood Grizzlies (Minor: MMFL)Read More

QB Dueck’s work ethic (VIDEO)

QB Dueck’s work ethic (VIDEO)

April 10, 2016 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Recruitment underway for Trojans Dueck Vincent Massey Trojans’ starting quarterback Andreas Dueck never takes a day off  

QB Raaflaub plays waiting game (VIDEO)

QB Raaflaub plays waiting game (VIDEO)

December 8, 2015 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Clippers standout has OUA, CWUAA interest. Kelvin Clippers Michael Raaflaub hopes recruitment picks up in the coming days and weeks.

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DL Spence speed focused

June 23, 2015 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Pirates’ Spence open to all offers Grant Park Pirates defensive lineman Tyson Spence is faced with a tough decision for the fall gridiron season. Tyson Spence Positions: Defensive Line (Tackle/ End) , Offensive Line (Tackle), Longsnapper Height/Weight 6’2, 242 lbs Teams: Grant Park Pirates (high school: WHSFL) St.James Rods (minor:Read More

Provincial passion

Provincial passion

October 12, 2013 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Local CWUAA school comes to forefront of Raiders standout’s recruitment considerations. One event this past summer has provided Oak Park Raiders safety Michael Penner the most memorable moment of his career.

Open for recruitment

Open for recruitment

July 30, 2013 at 6:21 amby 0 comments

Team Manitoba standout Dickson knocking on recruitment door. Another sports discipline has paved the way for Team Manitoba and Kelvin Clippers safety Nathan Dickson to achieve success on the gridiron.