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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

Quick feet benefit DE Griffiths

Quick feet benefit DE Griffiths

November 26, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Rylan Griffiths really got into football because of his friends, he recalled, “They pulled me in and I fell in love everything about it I liked.” Football means a lot to Rylan because of how many people he’s met, the friendships he’s made, and how football has taught him aboutRead More

Family member inspired DB Boudreau

Family member inspired DB Boudreau

November 20, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Jayden Boudreau’s older cousin kick started Jayden’s love for football. The young defensive back has watched, and wanted to be like his older cousin. “Football to me is everything,” he said. “Without this game I don’t know how my life would be.”

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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

Music pumps up WR Bannon

Music pumps up WR Bannon

October 1, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

It was easy for Kaiden Bannon to fall in love with football because his Dad worked for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers while he was growing up.  He mentioned, “I still remember me begging to try to go to every home game possible.”  “Football means everything to me,” he replied. “IRead 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.

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.”

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WR Danell “Playing receiver is so exhilarating, it’s where the playmakers shine”

August 10, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Ethan Danell’s love for football started at a young age. “The game is so important to me, I want to go pro and live and breathe only to play this sport,” he said. The most memorable experience in Ethan’s football career was in his junior season in high school. EthanRead More

QB Lugumire to miss final JV year, jumps to ‘AAA’ early

QB Lugumire to miss final JV year, jumps to ‘AAA’ early

July 15, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Football is a getaway for Richard Lugumire. “Football is a getaway for me…keeps me out of trouble and it’s just something I love doing,” he said. “Playing college and eventually NFL is something I want to accomplish but I do know that it takes a lot of hard work andRead More

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Defensive touchdown a big moment for LB Caligiuri

June 30, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Raffaele Caligiuri made a name for himself in 2017 while putting up 13.5 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 fumble recovery and 1 defensive touchdown as a linebacker for the Dakota Lancers.

RB Warde has the right mindset

RB Warde has the right mindset

May 31, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

 Drey Warde’s most memorable football experience was last season in a game against Oak Park. Drey and the rest of the Lancers felt strong as a team, but were still a little unsteady due to the fact their team had struggled in the ‘AAA’ Potter division for a fewRead More

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

LB Pepin named after football legend

LB Pepin named after football legend

May 12, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

When Payton Pepin was seven years old, he joined his first football team. “Since I could talk I wanted to play football and my parents knew that and put me in at the age of 7,” recalled Pepin.

Size doesn’t deter WR Findley

Size doesn’t deter WR Findley

May 11, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Everett Findley’s brother was the first person that introduced the young slot back to football. “He played a whole bunch of sports growing up and when I was younger I looked up to him a lot and I wanted to be like him,” said Everett. “He was a great footballRead 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.”

Football a family affair for WR Schnerch

Football a family affair for WR Schnerch

April 27, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Ethan Schnerch got his first taste of football going to Winnipeg Blue Bomber games with his Grandpa and it made him fall in love with the sport. “Football means the world to me,” he said.

QB Tachinski thrives under pressure

QB Tachinski thrives under pressure

April 18, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Jackson Tachinski grew up watching football and playing touch football at school. Vincent Massey’s quarterback played flag football since grade 4, which eventually led him to joining tackle football.

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Former Trojan paves way for QB Adolfson

March 29, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Quinn Adolfson completed the 2017 season with a 68% completion rate, 403 passing yards, no interceptions and 5 touchdown passes. Adolfson also added 23 carries for 197 yards and one rushing touchdown. We asked Quinn what he likes about the quarterback position, he responded, “I like the leadership and pressureRead More

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ATH Charles Gillen; “I love every aspect of this game….”

March 15, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

  Football is Charles Gillen’s everything. “I love every aspect of this game and I can’t go a day without thinking about football,” proclaimed Gillen. St. Norbert’s All-Star is in a mental health group that does presentations and workshops to promote positive mental health and eliminate the stigma surrounding it.Read 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.”

“Fast, hard hitting and get hype” is how LB Dokken likes to play

“Fast, hard hitting and get hype” is how LB Dokken likes to play

February 12, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Isaac Dokken had an outstanding year in 2017 for the Steinbach Sabres. The 6’1 linebacker registered 53 tackles, 4 sacks, 1 forced fumble and 3 fumble recoveries in the Sabres’ first season in ‘AAA’. “What I like about my position is that I understand it, I’ve played it for aRead More