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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

RB Ridley Coppens looks to lead offense this season

RB Ridley Coppens looks to lead offense this season

September 30, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Being shorter in stature may have been a hindrance in Ridley Coppens early life, but through that, he has been able to find a niche in the sport of football by playing an effective running back “I was a very little kid growing up that always got picked on, soRead More

OL Watt anticipates his opponents and strikes while it’s hot

OL Watt anticipates his opponents and strikes while it’s hot

September 29, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Kyle Watt started to like football because he would watch his older brother play and that made him want to join a team himself. “Football means to me that I’m able to have a good future and stay away from harm,” he said.

Pre-season game preview: Rivalry in the prairies when Pirates, Titans meet

Pre-season game preview: Rivalry in the prairies when Pirates, Titans meet

August 31, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

The Grant Park Pirates are welcoming the O’Neil Titans from Regina, Saskatchewan to Investors Group Field for a pre-season game on August 31st at 3 p.m. This pre-season game will be held on the Friday of Labour Day weekend just before the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders meet.  Read More

Ridley Coppens

Ridley Coppens

August 19, 2018 at 2:48 pmby 0 comments

 First Name Ridley Last Name Coppens Primary Position Running back Current Team Name Grant Park Pirates Class (Graduating Year) 2019 Height 5’7 Weight 168 40 Yard 4.97 Bench Press 235 GPA 2.85

RB Dobson’s transition from JV

RB Dobson’s transition from JV

August 19, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Donovan Dobson saw football on TV and he fell in love with it. Playing football means a lot to the young running back because he enjoys football a lot, Donovan added, “Playing at a collage level would be amazing.”

2018 Team Previews (MB): Who will be quarterback at Grant Park?

2018 Team Previews (MB): Who will be quarterback at Grant Park?

August 3, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

 The Grant Park Pirates will have 12 seniors back this season. “We want to win the Division 1 Potter conference and get into the Provincial playoffs,” replied Head Coach Doug Kovacs. For Kovacs’ team to achieve this goal they’ll have to play hard on every snap.

Kyle Watt

Kyle Watt

August 1, 2018 at 4:42 pmby 0 comments

 First Name Kyle Last Name Watt Primary Position Right Guard Current Team Name Grant Park Pirates Class (Graduating Year) 2022

Donovan Dobson

Donovan Dobson

July 9, 2018 at 4:33 pmby 0 comments

   Current Team Name Grant Park Pirates Primary Position Running back

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

Ridley Coppens

Ridley Coppens

June 4, 2018 at 10:17 amby 0 comments



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

Cody Gushulak

Cody Gushulak

March 27, 2018 at 1:27 pmby 0 comments
Photo credit: Mike Lukyn

RB Gushulak holds himself to high standards

March 26, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Cody Gushulak fell in love with football after watching highlights from Grant Park’s YouTube channel in grades seven and eight. Cody replied, “Without this sport I wouldn’t be the man I am today as cheesy as it sounds this sport helped mold me into a leader and role model forRead More

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DT Aronovich wins ‘Lineman of the Year’

March 17, 2018 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

Ben Aronovitch played his last season in the Winnipeg High School Football League in 2017. Last year, Ben was named Defensive Player of the Week in Week 3, and in 6 games, he recorded 24 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries and 1 defensive touchdown as aRead More

Sask Huskies strong culture, tradition draw in 3

Sask Huskies strong culture, tradition draw in 3

March 16, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Huskies welcome a CJFLer and two high schoolers to their team. Linebackers Andreas Winn from the Calgary Colts (CJFL) and Chris Mushenza from Grant Park High School know just how strong the football culture is in Saskatchewan, so when the University of Saskatchewan Huskies came calling, they knew they hadRead More

Cody Gushulak (RB)

Cody Gushulak (RB)

February 26, 2018 at 7:00 pmby 0 comments
“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.”

High School Preview (MB): Sisler Spartans look to keep rolling against Grant Park

High School Preview (MB): Sisler Spartans look to keep rolling against Grant Park

October 20, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

  This week CFC will be covering the last regular season game in the Winnipeg High School Football League between the Sisler Spartans and the Grant Park Pirates on Friday, Oct. 20th. Sisler is in second place at 5-1, while Grant Park is in third at 4-1-1. The Sisler SpartansRead More

High School Roundup (MB) [6]: Steinbach welcomes a new family member

High School Roundup (MB) [6]: Steinbach welcomes a new family member

October 18, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Every week canadafootballchat.com (CFC) will be getting the scoop on what went down in high school football and what’s coming up the following week. If you have a game recap or upcoming preview, please submit it to info@canadafootballchat.com.   John Potter Division (AAA)     Sisler Spartans (20), Oak ParkRead More

High School Game Preview (MB): Grant Park and Steinbach meet under the lights at IGF

High School Game Preview (MB): Grant Park and Steinbach meet under the lights at IGF

October 13, 2017 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

This week in the WHSFL the Steinbach Sabres will take on the Grant Park Pirates on Friday at Investors Group Field at 7: 30 pm. The Steinbach Sabres are 1-4. The Grant Park Pirates are 3-1-1 after losing to the Vincent Massey Trojans, 19-5. After 5 weeks of action inRead More