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UofA stocks up on Alberta talent, adds 4

UofA stocks up on Alberta talent, adds 4

January 9, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Alberta welcomes three local commits and one out-of-town commit to their team. Petya Medvedev, an offensive lineman from Archbishop O’Leary High School, the wait is over; welcome to the University of Alberta Golden Bears. Tanner Buchanan, a receiver from the Edmonton Huskies (CJFL), Isaiah Neil, a defensive end from HarryRead 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.  

SMU adds 2 late additions to defense

SMU adds 2 late additions to defense

June 25, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

SMU adds two out-of-province commits to their team. Defensive linemen Yanni Angelopoulos from New Westminster Secondary School and Aquille Ambrose from the Edmonton Wildcats (CJFL) will be packing their bags and flying to the east coast after signing with the Saint Mary’s University Huskies. Yanni Angelopoulos When Yanni Angelopoulos treksRead More

University of Alberta Golden Bears Class of 2018 off to strong start

University of Alberta Golden Bears Class of 2018 off to strong start

December 13, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The Golden Bears currently have 21 commits. Recruiting is not easy. Not only are there 26 other U Sports teams to compete against, there are thousands of fields to scourer and even more players to scout all over the Canada. Sometimes, you need a little bit of help. Entering intoRead More

Edmonton Wildcats add 3X Grey Cup Champion as Defensive Line Coach

Edmonton Wildcats add 3X Grey Cup Champion as Defensive Line Coach

August 8, 2017 at 4:49 pmby 0 comments

Coming off back to back losing seasons, the Wildcats made significant changes to our coaching changes this year. Alumnus Andy Pilon who most recently coached for the Salisbury Sabres took over as the Offensive Coordinator. Joining him on the other side of the ball, from the Bev Facey Falcons isRead More

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Mind of McCabe: Life in the CJFL, and why you should care

June 3, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

He was a Metro Bowl champion with the Markham District Marauders, and there were plenty of universities knocking on the door prepared to deliver their picture perfect pitch about why he should join their program. There was an issue however, this star athlete didn’t have much interest in the wholeRead More

De Coste (left) and Ens (right)

For commits, UBC is like a ‘professional team’

April 8, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

One local high schooler and one out-of-province CJFLer join UBC. Defensive lineman Carlo De Coste from Notre Dame Regional Secondary School and defensive back James Ens from Bev Facey Community High may be at different points in their football journey, but the two share something in common, both are excitedRead More

X-Men’s ‘impressive success’ draws in Alberta DL commit

X-Men’s ‘impressive success’ draws in Alberta DL commit

April 5, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

The X-Men bring in an out-of-province experience to their team. St. Francis Xavier University impressed Travis Loov, a defensive lineman from Bev Facey Community High, to say the least, so much so that he is willing to move across the country to become a X-Man. Hailing from Sherwood Park, Alberta,Read More

StFX X-Men pull out all the stops to get recent commits

StFX X-Men pull out all the stops to get recent commits

April 2, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

The X-Men welcome an out-of-province CJFLer and local high schooler to their team. The Saint Francis Xavier X-Men knew what they wanted and did all that they could to get it. That’s how they got Isaac Fagnan, a receiver from Bonnyville Centralized High School and Dashawn Smith, an offensive linemanRead More

Path to the draft: Who is Tylor Henry?

Path to the draft: Who is Tylor Henry?

January 31, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires huge amounts of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletes haveRead More

DB Savchuk is open to any opportunities with CIS schools

DB Savchuk is open to any opportunities with CIS schools

August 22, 2016 at 5:48 amby 0 comments

  Tony Savchuk Positions: Free Safety Height/Weight: 5’11, 180 lbs Teams: West Edmonton Raiders, Jasper Place Rebels, Edmonton Wildcats Commitment: None Official Visits: None Consideration: Open Class: 2015 Tony Savchuk started playing football at the age of 13 for the West Edmonton Raiders. In high school, he was a memberRead More

CJFL: Wildcats, Thunder to meet in Lloydminster for exhibition contest

CJFL: Wildcats, Thunder to meet in Lloydminster for exhibition contest

August 6, 2016 at 6:02 amby 0 comments

Source: Meghann Tanner, Edmonton Wildcats On Saturday, August 6 the Edmonton Wildcats and the Regina Thunder are meeting in Lloydminster for an Exhibition Game! The two teams will only meet up once in the regular season, and not until Week 10. The Exhibition Game does not affect standings, but isRead More

Edmonton Wildcats: Reason for optimism

Edmonton Wildcats: Reason for optimism

June 11, 2016 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

The 2016 signing day truly marked the commencement of a new CJFL season as teams now had the opportunity to secure recruits that could potentially push the their teams to the next level.

Matthew Heinrichs (#12) tackles the ball carrier. Courtesy of Matthew Heinrichs.

DE Heinrichs ready for CJFL experience

June 1, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Bulldogs standout headed to PFC route. When the new season rolls around, Matthew Heinrichs, a member of the Bellerose Bulldogs (Alberta School Athletics Association), will be exchanging his collar for claws when he joins the Edmonton Wildcats (Canadian Junior Football League). Matthew Heinrichs Positions: Defensive Line (End), Offensive Line Height/Weight: 6’3,Read More

Curtis Petkau stares down his opponent.

OL Petkau open to unconventional route

May 26, 2016 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

Royals standout considering three CJFL teams. You never know when your football career will end and if you play your heart and soul out each game, good things can happen, just like they have for Curtis Petkau of the Cold Lake Royals (Alberta School Athletics Association).

CJFL Spring Preview: Edmonton Wildcats (AUDIO)

CJFL Spring Preview: Edmonton Wildcats (AUDIO)

May 21, 2016 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

Hoping to turn their playoff fortunes around in 2016 They haven’t seen a playoff game since the 2013 season, but the Edmonton Wildcats are hoping to turn around their luck this year. They have had some big shoes to fill including at the quarterback position, but head coach Darcy ParkRead More

CJFL: Wildcats highlight National Volunteer Week (VIDEO)

CJFL: Wildcats highlight National Volunteer Week (VIDEO)

May 14, 2016 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

Players and coaches gave back to their Community During National Volunteer Week last month the Edmonton Wildcats represented their team and the CJFL with pride, giving back to their community. Check out the highlights …

CJFL OFFSEASON FORECAST: Edmonton Wildcats

CJFL OFFSEASON FORECAST: Edmonton Wildcats

May 7, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

The Cats want to claw back to the post season in 2016 The Edmonton Wildcats are coming off a season of rebuilding with a number of younger players.   Now with that season under their belt, the Cats are looking to get back to the post season for the first timeRead More

Eight recruits sign with Acadia (VIDEO)

Eight recruits sign with Acadia (VIDEO)

April 18, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

The Acadia Axemen have announced the addition of eight recruits to their football program. Ontario, Alberta, the United States and the Bahmas are represented in this latest wave of recruits.  All eight recruit will join the team for the 2016 AUS season. “We are very excited about this group ofRead More

CJFL WEEKEND WARRIORS: John Harke

CJFL WEEKEND WARRIORS: John Harke

April 16, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

He enters his fiinal year of junior football “He’s one of our hardest workers on and off the field,” says head coach Darcy Park. Over the last four seasons the Edmonton Wildcats have had an anchor on the offensive line, and that anchor has been centre John Harke.  At justRead More

Local recruit realizes childhood dream with Golden Bears

Local recruit realizes childhood dream with Golden Bears

March 21, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Edmonton offensive lineman joins CWUAA team’s 2016 class. Growing up in Edmonton, Kemal Kochisarli only hoped his ultimate gridiron dream would eventually come true. Recently, the 6’4, 315 pound offensive lineman made it happen as he signed with the University of Alberta Golden Bears. Kochisarli will join the team forRead More