Post Tagged with: "Jeff Lawley"

Wolfe: High school coaches “as good as it gets”

Wolfe: High school coaches “as good as it gets”

July 22, 2018 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

My initial assumption when contacting coaches from across the country; was that coaching matters. Great programs I was convinced, were led by great coaches. As much as I was excited to speak with coaches from all parts of Canada, I did not realize what a great treat this was goingRead More

Legend Lawley leaves the game on high (VIDEO)

Legend Lawley leaves the game on high (VIDEO)

December 9, 2015 at 3:41 pmby 1 comment

Today is officially a changing of the guard in Nova Scotia football. One of the most iconic figures in the province’s gridiron landscape is calling it a career after achieving tremendous success with a perennial powerhouse. Jeff Lawley has announced today that he is retiring from coaching.  He will beRead More

#HSpreviewCFC (NS): “Expectations are always high…the next group up wants to make their own mark”

#HSpreviewCFC (NS): “Expectations are always high…the next group up wants to make their own mark”

August 17, 2015 at 6:30 amby 2 comments

CFC INSIDER Canadafootballchat.com is previewing high school teams from across the nation throughout the summer.  As the previews are announced, you can find them here on CFC. What is #HSpreviewCFC? #HSpreviewCFC is the Twitter hashtag to use if you want to get involved in the discussion or just follow along.Read More

Phoenix light (VIDEO)

Phoenix light (VIDEO)

February 12, 2014 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

Phoenix standout to decide future gridiron home by the end of the month. In the coming days, Citadel Phoenix defensive end David Dean has a major decision to make on his future on and off the field.

Citadel’s defensive stalwart (VIDEO)

Citadel’s defensive stalwart (VIDEO)

December 15, 2013 at 6:27 amby 0 comments

AUS & OUA schools under consideration by Phoenix standout Citadel Phoenix linebacker Spencer Bennett has enjoyed a some special moments on the field during his high school career.      

NSSAFFL:  Tier 1 Championship venue change sparks controversy

NSSAFFL: Tier 1 Championship venue change sparks controversy

November 16, 2013 at 6:22 amby 2 comments

A controversy has been brewing in the days leading up to the Nova Division Tier 1 Championship Final in the Nova Scotia Student Athletic Federation Football League (NSSAFFL). As per the league’s rules and regulations, the team that has the best overall record in the league would gain home fieldRead More

NSSAFFL Playoffs:  Flames engulf Phoenix to end championship streak

NSSAFFL Playoffs: Flames engulf Phoenix to end championship streak

November 12, 2013 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

NSSAFFL: Flames & Cheetahs headed for Tier 1 Championship Final showdown on Sunday There will be a new champion in Tier 1 of the Nova Scotia Student Athletic Federation Football League (NSSAFFL). On Saturday, the Sir John A MacDonald Flames finally got the redemption they had been seeking for manyRead More

CFC National playoff countdowns & predictions (NSSAFFL – Tier 1): “It is a healthy rivalry that is good for football in our province”

CFC National playoff countdowns & predictions (NSSAFFL – Tier 1): “It is a healthy rivalry that is good for football in our province”

November 8, 2013 at 6:26 amby 0 comments

Today, CFC continues its exclusive coverage of “National Playoff Countdowns & Predictions”.  Some of these teams are currently ranked in the ‘CFC TOP 50‘ high school poll this season. In this next installment, both Jeff Lawley Co-Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator of defending provincial champions and Steve Majury, Head Coach of SirRead More

A high school dilemma:  “If we don’t fundraise, we don’t have a team”

A high school dilemma: “If we don’t fundraise, we don’t have a team”

October 13, 2013 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

High school football teams coast to coast cannot self-suffice without some help. That form of help is fundraising.  One team that depends on this yearly is perennial powerhouse and defending provincial champions Citadel Phoenix of the Nova Scotia Student Athletic Federation Football League (NSSAFFL). Jeff Lawley, the team’s Co-Head CoachRead More

NSSAFFL Preview:  Phoenix, Cougars prepare to carve exciting Turkey Bowl battle

NSSAFFL Preview: Phoenix, Cougars prepare to carve exciting Turkey Bowl battle

October 11, 2013 at 6:20 amby 1 comment

Turkey Bowl time is here once again! The annual matchup between Citadel Phoenix and Cobequid Educational Centre Cougars (CEC) has returned back to Halifax this year.  Both teams will battle on Sunday October 13th, 2013 at Saint Mary’s Huskies Stadium. While this game has symbolic significance, this is a pivotalRead More

NSSAFFL Preview (Week 4): Classic rivalry intensifies, unfamiliar terriitory in championship rematch

NSSAFFL Preview (Week 4): Classic rivalry intensifies, unfamiliar terriitory in championship rematch

September 26, 2013 at 6:29 amby 0 comments

The most highly charged rivalry of the season in the Nova Scotia Student Athletic Federation Football League (NSSAFFL) is about to take centre stage once again in Tantallon on Sunday afternoon. In a rematch of the 2012 Nova Division Tier 1 Championship finals, the champions Citadel Phoenix will visit SirRead More

NSSAFFL preview week (3):  “If there was only one game you could attend this season, this is the one”

NSSAFFL preview week (3): “If there was only one game you could attend this season, this is the one”

September 18, 2013 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

On Thursday evening, Nova Scotia football fans will get to witness the highly anticipated football game of the 2013 high school regular season. In what could be preview of the Tier 1 Championship Game, the five time defending provincial champions and CFC TOP 50 ranked Citadel Phoenix put their unbeatenRead More

NSSAFFL Week 2:  “We need better direction next year and a return to the tiered system is absolutely necessary”

NSSAFFL Week 2: “We need better direction next year and a return to the tiered system is absolutely necessary”

September 17, 2013 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

NSSAFFL: Defending Tier 1 Nova Division champions concerned after forfeit by opposition in Week 2. The Citadel Phoenix is disappointed after Week 2 action in the Nova Scotia Athletic Student Federation Football League (NSSAFFL). While the team is 2-0 on the season and are now in sole possession of firstRead More

Reverting back

Reverting back

September 5, 2013 at 6:24 amby 1 comment

NSSAFFL goes back to alignment structure from two years ago For the 2013 football season, the Nova Scotia Student Athletic Federation Football League (NSSAFFL) has reverted back to the tier system that was used two years ago. “The two divisions will be based on a five year historical finish ratingRead More

Making the NSSAFFL more “provincial”

Making the NSSAFFL more “provincial”

September 5, 2013 at 6:23 amby 0 comments

Two new teams enter 2013 NSSAFFL season, illustrates growth of sport in province With the ushering in of the 2013 Nova Scotia Student Athletic Association Federation Football League (NSSAFFL), the 17 existing teams welcome two brand new teams into the fold. Sydney Academy Wildcats and West Kings Wolverines are theRead More

Phoenix, Panthers kickoff NSSAFFL regular season today (Game of the Week 1)

Phoenix, Panthers kickoff NSSAFFL regular season today (Game of the Week 1)

September 5, 2013 at 6:23 amby 0 comments

In a few hours, Nova Scotia high school football will take centre stage once again. The Nova Scotia Student Athletic Federation Football League (NSSAFFL) kickoffs its 2013 season this evening as the defending five time consecutive Nova Division Tier 1 Champions Citadel Phoenix will play the Prince Andrew Panthers.  TheRead More

Unleashing Phoenix havoc

Unleashing Phoenix havoc

September 4, 2013 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

Countdown is on for Phoenix star and CFC Top 100 Robinson to choose future football home. Citadel Phoenix defensive beast Shaun Robinson has been intensely working hard to wreak further havoc this fall on the Nova Scotia high school football season.

Phoenix force

Phoenix force

August 25, 2013 at 6:24 amby 0 comments

Two AUS schools in hot pursuit of Phoenix lineman Barton. Last fall, Citadel Phoenix lineman O’Neil Barton experienced a historical moment which proved to be the highlight of his young gridiron career. O’Neil Barton Positions: Offensive Line (Left/Right Guard, Left/Right tackle), Defensive Line (Nose Tackle) Height/Weight: 6’2, 315 lbs Teams:Read More

The new kids on the block:  Maritime Connection to the Carleton Ravens (Part 2 of 6)

The new kids on the block: Maritime Connection to the Carleton Ravens (Part 2 of 6)

August 22, 2013 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Today, CFC continues its special exclusive series on the newest kids on the block in the CIS, the OUA’s Carleton Ravens.  In the days leading to opening kickoff, CFC will focus on key components of the Ravens football program from coaching staff to players – sharing their experiences and whatRead More

CFC high school preview (NS):  “We intend to field a competitive team…and come November, have a chance to win another title”

CFC high school preview (NS): “We intend to field a competitive team…and come November, have a chance to win another title”

August 15, 2013 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Today, CFC continues its exclusive series of national high school previews.  Look for some of these teams to be ranked in the ‘CFC TOP 25’ high school poll this season. In this next preview, the Citadel Phoenix of the Nova Scotia Student Athletic Federation Football League (NSSAFFL) is featured.

Halifax’s MacIsaac makes official grand entrance into recruitment arena (VIDEO)

Halifax’s MacIsaac makes official grand entrance into recruitment arena (VIDEO)

April 16, 2013 at 7:00 amby 0 comments

Next season, Drew MacIsaac hopes to achieve two major goals while continuing to show why he is considered as one of the Maritimes top offensive guns.

Positive changes implemented for next month’s Prodigy Sports Maritime Combine

Positive changes implemented for next month’s Prodigy Sports Maritime Combine

January 8, 2013 at 8:30 amby 0 comments

It’s almost that time of year once again.

Will it be Kingston or Antigonish route for defensive star and team leader Giacomantonio

Will it be Kingston or Antigonish route for defensive star and team leader Giacomantonio

December 9, 2012 at 5:25 pmby 0 comments

Today, CFC shines the spotlight on Class 2013 star linebacker from Citadel Phoenix, Nick Giacomantonio.  Nick has played football for seven seasons.