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York welcomes 2 to team

York welcomes 2 to team

April 14, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

York adds one local commit and one out-of-province commit to their 2019 class. Logan Scott, an offensive lineman from Northwest Kings Education Centre, and Gregory Minto-Clarke, a defensive back from Central Tech High School, will be continuing their careers with the York Lions. Logan Scott Logan Scott will be leavingRead More

York coaches create ‘comfortable environment’

York coaches create ‘comfortable environment’

April 6, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

York adds two Ontario commits and out out-of-province commit to their team. Wide receiver Tavon Hibbert from St. Francis Xavier High School is ready to show the York Lions all that he can do. Defensive tackle Mohammed Morad Benaissa from Cégep Édouard-Montpetit and tight end Aidan Patton from Bill CrothersRead More

York Lions ‘focused on rising future’

York Lions ‘focused on rising future’

April 5, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

York adds two Ontario commits to their 2019 class. Tight end Sam Ruby from St. Andre Bessette Secondary School and offensive lineman Evan Anseeuw from Holy Trinity Catholic High School are excited to help revamp the York Lions. Sam Ruby There were two key factors that played into Sam Ruby’sRead More

Lions pride bolsters class, adds 14

Lions pride bolsters class, adds 14

March 10, 2019 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

Lions add eleven provincial commits and three out-of-province commits to 2019 class. With the recruiting class well underway, the York Lions would like to welcome seven commits to their team. FPC Jason Lefkas (5’10, 205lbs) – a running back from Corpus Christi Catholic Secondary School (Burlington, ON) FPC Tavon HibbertRead More

York is ‘getting better and better’

York is ‘getting better and better’

February 26, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

York welcomes two Ontario commits to their 2019 class. Defensive lineman TJ Pusey and Gavin Wallin from St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School will be running with the pride next season after signing with the York Lions. TJ Pusey For TJ Pusey, a commitment to York is a commitmentRead More

WR Samuel-Slocombe teaches his peers

WR Samuel-Slocombe teaches his peers

January 17, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Romell Samuel-Slocombe was trying new things in middle school when he came across football. “I began to take it serious in grade 9 and it all went up from there,” he replied.

Courtesy of Cameron Hoekstra.

York commit training hard to reach U Sports

December 3, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

York welcomes an Ontario commit to their team. Cameron Hoekstra, a slotback from St. Joan of Arc Catholic Secondary School, is ready to break into the U Sports league after signing with the York Lions. Currently in college, the product of Barrie, Ontario, has not strayed far from football. “I’veRead 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

York Lion suspended for presence of three prohibited substances

York Lion suspended for presence of three prohibited substances

June 26, 2018 at 11:50 amby 0 comments

June 25, 2018 Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) Ottawa, Ontario – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Lane Raposo, a U SPORTS football athlete affiliated with York University, received a four-year sanction for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample, collected duringRead More

Commit returning to York area, joins Lions

Commit returning to York area, joins Lions

June 21, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

York adds a GTA commit to their 2018 class. Ayden Amestoy, a running back from M.M Robinson High School, is returning to a place he is oh-so-familiar with after signing with the York Lions. “I chose to commit to York because I actually used to live within the York regionRead More

Courtesy of Mount Allison.

MTA Mounties add former York Lions coach to staff

June 14, 2018 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Mounties add new recruiting coordinator to their team. In an off-season that has been ripe with coaching changes, the Mount Alison Mounties are also welcoming a new face to their staff. The team has hired Zac Colangelo, the former recruiting coordinator and defensive backs coach for the York Lions, full-timeRead More

York Lions offer future to 3

York Lions offer future to 3

June 6, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

York adds three GTA commits to their 2018 class. Alfred Olay, a receiver from Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School, knows that the York Lions will treat him like family. Running back D’Andre Clarke-Bastien from Sir Wilfrid Laurier Collegiate Institute and offensive lineman San Elibuyuk from King City High School willRead More

York commits ready to max potential

York commits ready to max potential

May 18, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

York adds two GTA commits to their 2018 class. Defensive back Jaden Thomas from Monsignor John Pereyma Catholic Secondary School and running back David Spence from St. Marcellinus Secondary School see a bright future ahead of their new team, the York Lions. Jaden Thomas From the moment that Jaden ThomasRead More

At York, ‘no man is left behind’

At York, ‘no man is left behind’

May 15, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

York adds two GTA commits to their 2018 class. Defensive back Brandon Owusu from Michael Powers High School and defensive lineman Dylan Benn from Donald A. Wilson Secondary School want nothing more than to see their new team, the York Lions, thrive. Brandon Owusu When Brandon Owusu from Toronto, Ontario,Read More

Job Position: Full-time assistant coach – York Lions

Job Position: Full-time assistant coach – York Lions

May 14, 2018 at 2:46 pmby 0 comments

York University is looking for a dynamic full-time Assistant Football Coach to join the York Lions Football program. Sport York has a strong tradition of excellence since it’s inception in 1965, winning 176 provincial banners and 37 national titles. Football at York plays a critical role in the image ofRead More

York grows by three

York grows by three

April 17, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

York adds one out-of-province commit and two Ontario commits to their team. The York Lions are excited to announce that defensive back Brando Stone from St. Marcellinus Secondary School, defensive end Tevin McCarty from Salisbury High School and receiver Carlos Amaral from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic High School willRead More

‘Up-and-coming’ York team draws CFC100, 2 others

‘Up-and-coming’ York team draws CFC100, 2 others

April 16, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

York adds three Ontario commits to their 2018 class. When CFC100 defensive lineman Kirklen Spicer from Citadel High School, offensive lineman Dawson Ladouceur from St. Mary’s High School and defensive back Matthew Vassos from St. Maximillian Kolbe Catholic High School join the York Lions, you know they will be puttingRead More

York Lions commit believes school’s best fit

York Lions commit believes school’s best fit

March 3, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

York adds an Ontario commit to their Class of 2018. Unguec Ajongo, a defensive lineman from All Saints High School, may not have been born in a football-crazy nation, but the future York Lion picked up the sport rather quickly. Originally from London, England, Ajongo came to Canada and settledRead More

Rivals to teammates for York commits

Rivals to teammates for York commits

February 28, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

York adds two local commits to their Class of 2018. Having long since been from rival clubs during the OVFL season, linebacker Matt Dean from Monsignor Paul Dwyer Catholic High School and running back Darnel Jarrett from Vanier College will be setting aside whatever rivalries they may have had asRead More

York Lions academic assistance seals deal for commit

York Lions academic assistance seals deal for commit

February 16, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

York brings in southern Ontario commit to their Class of 2018. John Diberardo, an offensive lineman from St. Jean de Brébeuf Catholic High School, will be staying in his hometown province after sighing with the York Lions. “York University is close to home, and it’s a school that really openedRead More

York impressed with work ethic, knowledge of commits

York impressed with work ethic, knowledge of commits

January 15, 2018 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

York adds two Ontario commits to their Class of 2018. Noah Craney, a quarterback from Vanier College, and Daniel Dwyer, a defensive lineman from St. Jean Brebeuf Catholic Secondary School, met each other as opponents on the field, but now the pair will be teammates on the York University Lions.Read More