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SMU adds size, skill to lines

SMU adds size, skill to lines

March 23, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Huskies add two provincial commits and one out-of-province commit to their team. Offensive lineman Braydon Winger from the Vancouver Island Raiders (CJFL) and defensive linemen Tyler Upshaw from Charles P. Allen High School and Daniel Velocci from Dartmouth High School will be adding their size and talent to the SaintRead More

Ravens offer ‘a strong program’

Ravens offer ‘a strong program’

March 13, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Ravens add one provincial commit and two out-of-province commits to their team. Defensive backs Shawn Arabsky from the Vancouver Island Raiders (CJFL) and Zendrew Altidor Collège Ahuntsic are excited to learn and grow with the Carleton Ravens. CFC100 Yusuf Al-Khaldi, a defensive end from St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School,Read More

UofA offer future for CFC100, one other

UofA offer future for CFC100, one other

February 6, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Alberta welcomes one CFC100 commit and another out-of-province commit to their 2019 class. CFC100 Luke Hornung, a quarterback from Miller Comprehensive Catholic High School, and Nik Hunchak, a kicker from the Vancouver Island Raiders (CJFL), have a plan, and that plan includes the University of Alberta Golden Bears. CFC100 LukeRead More

MTA coaches impress 3 commits

MTA coaches impress 3 commits

June 29, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Mounties add three out-of-province commits to their 2018 class. The wait for the new U Sports season is almost over, and for offensive lineman Vincenzo Frangione from St. Pius X High School, linebacker Oumar Diallo from Lester B. Pearson High School and kicker James Parker from the Vancouver Islander RaidersRead More

Dinos coaches seem to be “genuine guys”

Dinos coaches seem to be “genuine guys”

February 23, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Calgary adds two local commits and two CJFLers to their roster. Brycen Mayoh, a receiver from the Vancouver Island Raiders (CJFL), may not be from Canada, but he has a taste for three-down football, so much so that he will be continuing his career with the University of Calgary Dinos.Read More

Bishop’s adds diversity of experience in recent haul of commits

Bishop’s adds diversity of experience in recent haul of commits

June 2, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Bishop’s adds three out-of-province commits and one international commit to their team. Offensive lineman Terrek Bryant from Ballenas High School and defensive back Ibel Ahidazan from Cégep de Thetford will be bringing their unique experiences with them when they join the Bishop’s Gaiters, but the pair are united in theirRead More

Courtesy of Dylan Schrot.

Manitoba boy returning home, commits to Bisons

January 6, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Manitoba brings in experienced CJFLer to their team. The city nestled on the mighty Red River is calling Dylan Schrot, a receiver from the Calgary Colts (CJFL), back and he has accepted the call after committing to the University of Manitoba Bisons. Winnipegger Dylan Schrot is coming home after spendingRead More

LB Shea has excelled at the CJFL level

LB Shea has excelled at the CJFL level

August 16, 2016 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Dexter Shea Positions: Linebacker, Running Back Height/Weight: 6’0, 220 lbs Teams: John Barsby Bulldogs (high school), Vancouver Island Raiders (CJFL) Commitment: None Official Visits: None Consideration: UBC, Open Class: 2013 Curiosity can lead to positive and negative outcomes, but in Dexter Shea’s case, it was definitely positive, as he endedRead More

CJFL WEEKEND WARRIORS: Terrek Bryant

CJFL WEEKEND WARRIORS: Terrek Bryant

April 24, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

The VI Raider enters his final year of junior football The VI Raiders have had a number of gifted offensive lineman come through their historic program.   This season fifth year Terrek Bryant will look to help his squad get back to the BCFC Cullen Cup game. “He’s worked his buttRead More

Nanaimo recruit looks ahead to fresh gridiron start in Calgary

Nanaimo recruit looks ahead to fresh gridiron start in Calgary

March 14, 2016 at 6:22 amby 0 comments

Nanaimo wide receiver joins CWUAA team’s 2016 class. To say that Whitman Tomusiak has faced adversity is an understatement. For the past couple of seasons, the 6’1, 195 pound wide receiver from Nanaimo, British Columbia was working towards achieving success in the professional ranks with the Canadian Football League’s (CFL)Read More

Bishop’s “up and coming team with bright future” says Saskatchewan recruit (VIDEO)

Bishop’s “up and coming team with bright future” says Saskatchewan recruit (VIDEO)

February 29, 2016 at 6:22 amby 0 comments

Regina quarterback joins RSEQ team’s 2016 class. Jaeden Marwick will be continuing his gridiron career in La Belle Province. Recently, the 6’0, 175 pound quarterback from Regina, Saskatchewan has signed with Bishop’s Gaiters.  Marwick will join the team for the 2016 RSEQ season. Overal, there were multiple reasons why MarwickRead More

British Columbia recruit makes X-Men landing (VIDEO)

British Columbia recruit makes X-Men landing (VIDEO)

January 23, 2016 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Namaimo defensive back joins AUS team’s 2016 class. StFX X-Men have announced the addition of ColeVirtanen to their football program. Virtanen, the 5’9, 195 pound defensive back from Nanaimo, British Columbia, will join the team for the 2016 AUS season. “We have had our eye on Cole for well overRead More

PREVIEW:  Raiders & Sun meet for seventh time in postseason

PREVIEW: Raiders & Sun meet for seventh time in postseason

October 18, 2014 at 6:02 amby 0 comments

For the fourth time this season the Okanagan Sun and Vancouver Island Raiders will meet.  This time, the winner moves on, the loser goes home following Sunday’s BCFC Semi-Final. In the first three meetings of the season the Sun have outscored the Raiders 121-27 and shut them out 38-0 inRead More

Raiders player suspended for presence of cannabis

Raiders player suspended for presence of cannabis

March 4, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Ottawa  – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Taylor Flavel, a junior football player with the Vancouver Island Raiders, received a two-month sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample, collected during in-competition doping control on November 9, 2013, revealed the presence ofRead More

BCFC Game of the Week (7):  Week 2 rematch

BCFC Game of the Week (7): Week 2 rematch

September 7, 2013 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

The Game of the Week in the BCFC will feature the 4-1 Okanagan Sun visiting the 3-2 Vancouver Island Raiders in Nanaimo. It’s a rematch of Week 2 when the Sun beat the Raiders at home 17-3.  The Raiders would barely avoid the franchise’s first shutout with a late fieldRead More

BCFC BC Lions POW #5:  Yachison, Gayat, Jones

BCFC BC Lions POW #5: Yachison, Gayat, Jones

August 29, 2013 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The British Columbia Football Conference is pleased to announce their “BC Lions Players of the Week” for Week 5 of the 2013 season. Offensive Player of the Week Receiver #18 Derek Yachison – Kamloops Broncos The Kamloops Broncos and VI Raiders played an evenly matched game on Saturday night.  OneRead More

BCFC Week 5: Rams suffer first defeat, Blokker sets league record

BCFC Week 5: Rams suffer first defeat, Blokker sets league record

August 26, 2013 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

The Game of the Week lived up to its billing on Saturday night as the Okanagan Sun squeaked out a 29-28 win over the Langley Rams in a first place showdown. The Sun were actually outgained by the Rams 452-359 total offensive yards, who scored 28 unanswered points in theRead More

BCFC Week 4:  Rams still perfect, Sun & Raiders win

BCFC Week 4: Rams still perfect, Sun & Raiders win

August 20, 2013 at 6:17 amby 0 comments

In Week 4 of the BCFC season the Rams, Raiders and Sun would all record victories. The Langley Rams would remain perfect on the season with a physical win over the Westshore Rebels 58-20. Just two weeks after their 59 point win over the Rebels at McLeod Park Stadium theRead More

BCFC Week 4 Preview

BCFC Week 4 Preview

August 16, 2013 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Langley Rams vs Westshore Rebels – 2 pm at Westhills Stadium A year ago the Rams and Rebels clashed in the BCFC semifinals. They don’t appear to be headed for that same course again this year. The 3-0 Rams face the 0-3 Rebels this Saturday in a game featuring teams headed in opposite directions.Read More

BCFC Week 3 Summary

BCFC Week 3 Summary

August 15, 2013 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

It was a week of the road warriors in BCFC as all three road teams recorded a victory; the Rams, Sun and Huskers. The Game of the Week was in Nanaimo as a rematch of the 2012 Cullen Cup championship.   The Langley Rams would score a 36-28 victory over theRead More

BCFC:  BC Lions Players of the Week – Week 3

BCFC: BC Lions Players of the Week – Week 3

August 15, 2013 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

The British Columbia Football Conference is pleased to announce the “BC Lions Players of the Week” for Week 3 of the 2013 season. Last week’s Game of the Week featured a rematch of the 2012 Cullen Cup Championship.  The Langley Rams would record their second straight win in Nanaimo overRead More

CJFL Spotlight (VIDEO) Ash Gayat

CJFL Spotlight (VIDEO) Ash Gayat

August 11, 2013 at 6:15 amby 1 comment

The Vancouver Island  Raiders are 1-2 to kick off the season.  Their defensive has allowed just 27 points in the first two games.  One of the biggest reasons for the stingy D is the play of veteran leader Ash Gayat.  He joins Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters) under the CJFL Spotlight. PhotoRead More

BCFC Week 3 Preview

BCFC Week 3 Preview

August 8, 2013 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

Okanagan Sun vs Westshore Rebels – 4 pm at Westhills Stadium The Sun look to improve to a perfect 3-0 on their campaign when they travel to the Island to take on the winless Westshore Rebels. The Sun put on a defensive clinic last week knocking off Raiders by aRead More