Post Tagged with: "Winnipeg Rifles"

The WWCFL has been a blessing for DL Yestrau

The WWCFL has been a blessing for DL Yestrau

June 20, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Maggie Yestrau has been playing defensive line for the Manitoba Fearless for the last two seasons. With her son going into his 12th season of football, Maggie joined the Fearless because she has always been heavily involved with volunteering at the clubs her son played for and she loved theRead More

Local commit joins Bisons

Local commit joins Bisons

May 9, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Manitoba adds a local product to their team. Spencer Filmon, an offensive lineman from the Winnipeg Rifles (CJFL), will be staying home after signing with the University of Manitoba Bisons. He said he chose the school mainly because it is his hometown university. “I had interest from other schools, butRead More

Rams schooling, coaches bring in 3

Rams schooling, coaches bring in 3

May 1, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Rams add three out-of-province commits to their team. CFC100 Thomas Hyett, a quarterback from Vernon Secondary School, and Dawson Laye, a slotback from Cochrane High School, are looking to improve with the University of Regina Rams. Odun Ogidan, a running back from the Winnipeg Rifles (CJFL), will also be joiningRead More

WR Landrie always willing to help

WR Landrie always willing to help

November 4, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Football means the world to Dustin Landrie. Dustin loves playing as a team and belonging to something that is so rewarding. “I got into football to be a part of a team and I have always loved the game,” he said.  

DYK: Clarkson FN facing formidable foes, former CFC100 #1 on the rise in NCAA, plus….

DYK: Clarkson FN facing formidable foes, former CFC100 #1 on the rise in NCAA, plus….

July 28, 2018 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a bi-weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition Breaking down Clarkson Football North’s 2018 schedule A former CFC100 touted as team’s “most improved” running back Former CFLers paying itRead More

MTA head coach difference-marker for commits

MTA head coach difference-marker for commits

May 20, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Mounties add two local commits and out out-of-province commit to their 2018 class. Defensive lineman Reece Martin from Harrison Trimble High School and quarterback Hunter Sturgeon from Leo Hayes High School are already used to football in New Brunswick, but it will be a new experience for linebacker Dallas CookRead 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.

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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DID YOU KNOW (49): CFL no-contact order, coach has heart of gold, game over for Sarnia high school

September 17, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: CFL puts an end to full-contact practices Winnipeg Rifles’ assistant has a heart of gold Calgary Colts’ head coach steps asideRead More

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2017 High School Team Previews (MB): Maples Marauders an eager group who love football

August 19, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Leading up to the start of the high school season, we will be posting high school/Cégep team previews from June to September as part of our comprehensive season coverage. Canadafootballchat.com (CFC) has tapped into our network of coaches to produce team previews for the 2017 season. The #CFCteampreviews highlight top returningRead More

(photo courtesy of Trayvon Albert)

DL Albert ready for next challenge

June 14, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Trayon Albert earned recognition as a WHSFL All-Star from the ‘A’ Maples Marauders in 2016. Last season, Trayvon piled up 26 tackles and 5 sacks in his senior year. The Marauders standout enjoys both sides of the line for different reasons. Trayvon explained, “For offense what I really like isRead More

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CJFLer ready to help up-and-coming Regina Rams

March 25, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Regina brings in an out-of-province commit to their team. Ready to be apart of a promising team, Isaiah Breland, a defensive end from Sisler High School, will be heading across provincial boarders to join the University of Regina Rams. “They are a young, up-and-coming team who has the potential toRead More

Football means everything to RB Adams

Football means everything to RB Adams

December 29, 2016 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Vincent Massey’s Mack Adams earns recognition even though he’s not your typical runningback. Mack Adams grew up in Brandon playing in the Westman Youth Football Association (WYFA) for 8 years. Between these years, Mack played with the youth Brandon Wolverines and U16 Brandon when there was a team. For theRead More

Football a family affair for DL Jarrett

Football a family affair for DL Jarrett

December 8, 2016 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

Sisler Spartan’s, Matthew Jarrett, has been on the gridiron for a brief period of time, but has made an impact in the trenches. Matthew started playing football because his whole family has played. “I love how aggressive you can be while playing,” said Matthew. Matthew Jarrett joined his first football teamRead More

RB Laviolette aims to play in CIS and beyond

RB Laviolette aims to play in CIS and beyond

October 3, 2016 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Victor St. Pierre Laviolette first started playing for the Crocus Plains Plainsmen in Brandon, Manitoba. He also played for Team Manitoba in 2013, one year with the Winnipeg Rifles, and is currently a member of the Regina Thunder. There was one particular game that stood out for him. “My favouriteRead More

CJFL: A “Chott” for the Rifles (AUDIO)

CJFL: A “Chott” for the Rifles (AUDIO)

July 16, 2016 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

Running back Michael Ritchott is poised for a big season Photo courtesy of Matthew Hamilton He was a dangerous weapon for the Winnipeg Rifles last season and is poised to take on a bigger role this year entering his fourth CJFL season.  Michael Ritchott finished second in the PFC rushingRead More

Chance to “compete for a starting spot right away” lured Winnipeg recruit to Bishop’s (VIDEO)

Chance to “compete for a starting spot right away” lured Winnipeg recruit to Bishop’s (VIDEO)

June 12, 2016 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

Winnipeg defensive back joins RSEQ team’s 2016 class. Caleb Goudie will be playing at the CIS level in Quebec. Recently, the 6’2, 205 pound defensive back from Winnipeg, Manitoba committed to the Bishop’s Gaiters.  Goudie will join the team for the 2016 RSEQ season. “The two main factors of myRead More

CJFL SPRING CAMP PREVIEW: Winnipeg Rifles (AUDIO)

CJFL SPRING CAMP PREVIEW: Winnipeg Rifles (AUDIO)

June 5, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

The Rifles are holding a week long Spring Camp The Winnipeg Rifles are the final PFC team to hold their 2016 Spring Camp.  They are going away from the “norm” and holding camp all week long beginning on Monday.  Most CJFL teams hold camp over a weekend. New head coachRead More

CJFL: Setting another record

CJFL: Setting another record

May 23, 2016 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

The Winnipeg Rifles visit the Valley Huskers When the Winnipeg Rifles visit the Valley Huskers on Saturday September 17th, CJFL history will be made.  It’ll be the first time teams from two different Conferences will play in a regular season game and the excitement is building. This will also markRead More

CJFL OFFSEASON FORECAST: Winnipeg RIfles

CJFL OFFSEASON FORECAST: Winnipeg RIfles

April 23, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

New coach, new era in Winnipeg Photo courtesy of Matthew Hamilton There is plenty of optimism with the Winnipeg Rifles this offseason knowing that a number of their key pieces filled with 20 and 21 year olds are returning for 2016.  Not only are they making history this season playingRead More

CJFL In the Huddle: Lee (VIDEO)

CJFL In the Huddle: Lee (VIDEO)

January 30, 2016 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

First year Rifle and a 2015 All-Canadian In his first year with the Winnipeg Rifles, receiver Ian Lee had an outstanding season compiling 30 receptions, 501 yards and scored five touchdowns. His great season earned him a 2015 All-Canadian honour, which he received the night before the 2015 Canadian BowlRead More

CJFL: Rifles name new head coach (AUDIO)

CJFL: Rifles name new head coach (AUDIO)

November 29, 2015 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

Geordie Wilson takes the helm in Winnipeg The Winnipeg Rifles are not settling for just a playoff berth, they are ready to take the next step.  They are shaking things up on their coaching staff and have hired Geordie Wilson as their new head coach.  Wilson is no stranger toRead More

CJFL: Rifles running back pulls off one of the best runs of the year (VIDEO)

CJFL: Rifles running back pulls off one of the best runs of the year (VIDEO)

October 4, 2015 at 6:02 amby 0 comments

Photo courtesy of Matthew Hamilton Winnipeg Rifles running back Michael Ritchott pulled off one of, if not the best runs of the 2015 season this past Sunday against the Edmonton Wildcats. Ritchott shed tackler after tackler on route to an unbelievable 32 yard run for a touchdown