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MLB Keesean Bowen loves physicality, competition at his position

MLB Keesean Bowen loves physicality, competition at his position

February 16, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

 Keesean Bowen’s sees himself as an athlete, and it’s not a surprise with his 6’1 220 lbs frame. As a middle linebacker on the football field, Keesean thrives on being involved in the play and making a difference for his team. Competition is often something that can bring theRead More

MLB Kobi Ofuokwu sees football field as second home

MLB Kobi Ofuokwu sees football field as second home

February 15, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

 There are many moments throughout life where you leave yourself scratching your head and asking why. Kobi Ofuokwu began his football four years ago, and it’s helped him become the person that he is today. RELATED CONTENT: Add your highlight video for FREE

LB Jordan Levesque specializes as three-sport athlete

LB Jordan Levesque specializes as three-sport athlete

February 13, 2019 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

 Sports are difficult, and sometimes when things don’t go your way immediately, you don’t enjoy what you’re doing. Whether it’s a losing record or trying to figure out the holes in your game, football can be a challenge and it doesn’t always lead to success from the beginning. RELATEDRead More

Knowledge drives LB Jacob Riley to succeed

Knowledge drives LB Jacob Riley to succeed

February 12, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

 Sometimes in life, you need to be pushed in order to find your passions. It took a slight kick in the butt from Jacob’s Dad, but he’s very thankful that it did. Football now plays an integral role in Jacob’s life, and it’s something he’s very thankful for.

LB Derek Gumieny gets a taste of being a champion

LB Derek Gumieny gets a taste of being a champion

January 7, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Derek Gumieny discovered football when he was a child spending time with his father. “My dad got me into football as he always took me to Bomber games,” he said. Ever since those early days, Gumieny has wanted to play. Nowadays, the young man takes a lot of pride inRead More

Courtesy of Tyson Hergott.

Warrior commit primed, ready for OUA

November 26, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Waterloo adds a local commit to their 2019 class. Tyson Hergott, a defensive end from St. David Catholic Secondary School, won’t be straying far from home after signing with the University of Waterloo Warriors. Hailing from Waterloo, Ontario, Hergott said he was drawn to the school because of the academics.Read More

Courtesy of Braden Hart.

York commit ready to make quick impact

November 21, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

York welcomes an Ontario commit to their 2019 class. Braden Hart, a linebacker from Napanee District Secondary School, will be heading for the big city after signing with the York Lions. Hart grew up in Napanee, Ontario. It has a population of around 16,000 people, a far cry from Toronto’sRead More

Kaleb Chassie’s love for the game goes far beyond football

Kaleb Chassie’s love for the game goes far beyond football

May 14, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Kaleb Chassie fell in love with the game of football a long time ago, and the fire in his belly still burns strong. “I have been watching football as long as I can remember, but watching didn’t provide enough of a thrill. Football was always something that I wanted toRead 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: LB/FB Hoorelbeck looking to improve

FPC Profile: LB/FB Hoorelbeck looking to improve

April 5, 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

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): MLB Savage working hard to show universities there is talent up north

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): MLB Savage working hard to show universities there is talent up north

May 18, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Gabriel (Gab) Savage has been playing football since he was in Grade 8 when he got his start with the North Bay Jr. Bulldogs. Since then he has been playing with the Franco-Cité Patriotes in Nipissing District Athletics (NDA). This year he received his greatest accomplishment, the title of LinebackerRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Sooner Desir looking to be a dominant DE

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Sooner Desir looking to be a dominant DE

May 17, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Sheldon Desir started his football career four years ago and it has inspired several aspects of his life since then. “If you want to go anywhere in life with football you have to fight for it,” said Sheldon. Throughout his career, Sheldon has played in the National Capital Secondary SchoolRead More

Luke Persi (#45) chases the QB

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): MLB prospect Persi is only getting better

May 2, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Luke Persi may have only played football for three years, but he is already establishing himself as a top prospect at middle linebacker. The St-Joseph High School prospect is already petrifying opposing offenses, and he is only getting better. Improving is his goal for CFCFPC, “my goals for OPC areRead More

philip fortin in black and yellow

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Fortin is a Menace on the Field

April 12, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Philip Fortin is a menace on the field and he knows it. He also knows that each one of his opponents have to stay up late at night to game plan for him, but regardless of what schemes they may come up with, nothing seems to work. “Football is aRead More

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Liam Mutunga is a leader of men

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): Liam Mutunga is a leader of men

March 11, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Liam Mutunga is a special football player not because he is bigger, stronger, faster than most people, but because he is a leader pushing others to become better. It is not surprise that Ray Lewis is his idol since Lewis is one of the greatest leaders in professional sports history.Read More

Jesse McQueen (54) of York Region Football makes a tackle during a game - Photo credit to Firedog Creative

Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (Central): McQueen, a force in the middle

February 23, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

There are many reasons that lead people to play football, but for Jesse McQueen it was to give him something to do, and he never looked back. “Football started for me in grade seven, when I just needed something to do instead of always being on the streets,” says McQueen.Read More

Myles Browne (left, #1, courtesy of Myles Browne) and Ryan Sorensen (right, courtesy of Ryan Sorensen.)

Calgary boys now part of Calgary Dinos

February 2, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Calgary welcomes two local commits to their team. When you’re given the chance to play with your hometown team, why not take it? That’s what running back Myles Browne, a transfer from the Concordia Stingers and linebacker Ryan Sorensen from William Aberhart High School did after signing with the UniversityRead More

Fox 40 profile (#CFCFPC): MLB O’Rourke looking to showcase his talent

Fox 40 profile (#CFCFPC): MLB O’Rourke looking to showcase his talent

December 3, 2016 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Register now for the 2016-2017 Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (formerly OPC) CENTRAL CANADA…REGISTER NOW    Ricky O’Rourke started playing football in Grade 7 with the Chatham Kent Cougars in the Ontario Football Conference (OFC), and has been with them until now. The middle linebacker currently attends Ursuline College Chatham, where heRead More

Spartan ready to dive into recruitment

Spartan ready to dive into recruitment

October 14, 2016 at 5:25 amby 0 comments

  Nicholas Beals just started his football career when he began playing last year with the Dartmouth Spartans in the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation Football League (NSSAFFL). To improve for next season the Spartan wants to improve on his speed and size, as they are always something he triesRead More

Roch’n Raven (VIDEO)

Roch’n Raven (VIDEO)

April 30, 2014 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

OUA schools among early considerations for Ravens standout. Brampton Bulldog linebacker Mariano Christiaans IV