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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

UBC welcomes CFC100, CFC60 to team

UBC welcomes CFC100, CFC60 to team

March 27, 2019 at 6:06 amby 0 comments

UBC adds two ranked players to their team. CFC100 Kaine Stevenson-D’Agnolo, a receiver from the Westshore Rebels (CJFL), and CFC60 Farbod Adivi, a tight end from Dakota College, are set for a new adventure with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. CFC100 Kaine Stevenson-D’Agnolo Kaine Stevenson-D’Agnolo may be from Windsor,Read More

SMU community, coaches, attract 3 teammates

SMU community, coaches, attract 3 teammates

February 11, 2019 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

Huskies add three out-of-province commits to their 2019 class. Alex DesOrmeaux, an offensive lineman from Huron Heights Secondary School, will be getting the full east coast experience after committing to the Saint Mary’s Huskies. Running back Noah Jacka and defensive tackle Ali Azraq from Huron Heights Secondary School will alsoRead More

MTA puts faith in three commits

MTA puts faith in three commits

November 20, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Mounties add three out-of-province commits to their 2019 class. The 2019 season couldn’t come fast enough for athlete Dejuan Jackson Williams from St. Marguerite d’Youville Secondary School, who is itching to show the Mount Allison Mounties what he can do. Chris Costigan, an offensive lineman from Nantyr Shores Secondary School,Read More

Ontario commits heading east, join Mounties

Ontario commits heading east, join Mounties

November 18, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Mounties add two out-of-province commits to their 2019 class. In less than a year, defensive backs Liam Paquette from Nepean High School and Dylan Jones from King City High School will be added depth to the Mount Allison Mounties defensive core. FPC Liam Paquette When the 2019 season rolls around,Read More

DYK: A long, hard path to paydirt, Alberta amputee at home on the turf, and more

DYK: A long, hard path to paydirt, Alberta amputee at home on the turf, and more

October 13, 2018 at 6:30 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 edition: Against all odds, Kamloops running back a star in the making Alberta amputee knows he belongs on the gridiron George McDougall MustangsRead More

WOLFE: Huron Heights Warrior’s supremacy and a new season

WOLFE: Huron Heights Warrior’s supremacy and a new season

July 26, 2018 at 12:15 pmby 0 comments

This article, as the title illustrates, will touch on two topics. As part of my continuing look at program excellence and the coaching at those schools, I will describe the domination of the Huron Heights Warriors in their conference. Their school is located in Newmarket ON, and they compete inRead 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

MTA commit wants to be a difference maker

MTA commit wants to be a difference maker

March 28, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Jordan Melo wanted to join a football team after watching his friend play for the Newmarket Buccanneers (now York Region Lions). “Him and his parents would always tell me to join his team because of my stature,” replied Jordan. “I wanted to play football so badly, unfortunately my parents wouldn’tRead More

SMU ‘community’ draws four

SMU ‘community’ draws four

March 10, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

SMU adds one provincial commit and three out-of-province commits to their team. When Logan Jeffries, a defensive tackle from Millwood High School, and Jake Simpson, a linebacker form Huron Heights Secondary School, talked to the Saint Mary’s University Huskies, they were welcomed with open arms. Linebackers Jonathan Cimankinda from theRead More

DYK: Huron Heights schedule announcement, NCAA calls, and…

DYK: Huron Heights schedule announcement, NCAA calls, and…

February 9, 2018 at 6:20 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: Huron Heights Warriors make a big announcement NCAA Signing Day sees CFC100/CFC60 top prospects sign Axemen raise money for Alzheimer’s ToRead More

DID YOU KNOW: Setting record straight, grieving Mom breaks silence, touchdown Atlantic, Nissan aids Nelson, cancer takes former Gryphon

DID YOU KNOW: Setting record straight, grieving Mom breaks silence, touchdown Atlantic, Nissan aids Nelson, cancer takes former Gryphon

October 29, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly installment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition Huron Heights here to stay Grieving mother breaks her silence An awesome moment in NB high school game Nelson Lords get aRead More

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2017 High School Team Previews (ON): CFC50 Huron Heights looking to get back to the promise land after a tough ending to 2016

September 17, 2017 at 6:25 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

COACHES SPOTLIGHT (WEIR): “Football is the greatest team sport on earth…for most players, the team is their extended family”

COACHES SPOTLIGHT (WEIR): “Football is the greatest team sport on earth…for most players, the team is their extended family”

August 22, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Coaches play a big role in the development of their players, not just on the field, but off the field. There are thousands of community/high school coaches that sacrifice countless hours of their own time to make sure that amateur football is an opportunity presented to young people all acrossRead More

DID YOU KNOW (37): Inaugural Fantuz courage award, sportsmanlike conduct, 6-on-6 in York Region? Quinte gets OVFL team

DID YOU KNOW (37): Inaugural Fantuz courage award, sportsmanlike conduct, 6-on-6 in York Region? Quinte gets OVFL team

June 18, 2017 at 6:30 amby 1 comment

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 Learning and leading through football Canadian NFLer teaches the value of sportsmanship 6-on-6 coming to YRAA? Quinte lands an OVFL teamRead More

Courtesy of Liam Patton.

LB captain fell in love with Gaiter’s family

March 17, 2017 at 5:40 amby 0 comments

Bishop’s welcomes out-of-province commit to their Class of 2017. When Liam Patton, a linebacker from Bill Crothers Secondary School, saw Bishop’s University, there was one particular thing that won him over. “I committed because I loved the family atmosphere as well as the small class sizes,” he said. “But, moreRead More

Courtesy of Chase Szabo.

Huron Height Warrior DB now fighting for Laurier Golden Hawks

February 22, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Laurier welcomes GTA commit to their Class of 2017. Chase Szabo, a defensive back from Huron Heights Secondary School, already has a taste for the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ lifestyle and now he will have the chance to get a daily dose of it for the next couple years.Read More

Courtesy of Thomas Williams.

King City Lion OL now Guelph Gryphon

January 30, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Gryphons bring in Ontario commit to their Class of 2017. Thomas Williams, an offensive lineman from King City Secondary School, will be leaving the Greater Toronto Area after signing with the University of Guelph Gryphons. Staying in southern Ontario was important for Williams, a King City, Ontario resident. “(The school)Read More

LB End enjoys the brotherhood of the game

LB End enjoys the brotherhood of the game

January 13, 2017 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

Ontario product, Cameron End, will likely stay within the province to further his education and football career. Cameron End joined his first football team in grade six playing for the Newmarket Bucs, now called the York Region Lions (York Region Athletic Association). In his first season with the Bucs, Cameron earnedRead More

YRAA 2016 High school All-Stars (ON)

YRAA 2016 High school All-Stars (ON)

January 10, 2017 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

YRAA 2016 High school All-Stars OFFENSE QB Colin Grant – Huron Heights RB Mike Strumos – Huron Heights RB Jericho Daher – Huron Heights CFC100 OL Matthew Goodall – Huron Heights OL Alex Witton – Huron Heights OL Spencer Masterson – King City OL Thomas Williams – King City OL Stirling Auger – Villanova College TE Aiden Patton – Bill CrothersRead More

Colin Grant displays what football means to him on his back. Courtesy of Colin Grant.

Huron Heights Warrior commits to Waterloo

November 18, 2016 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

Waterloo welcomes a GTA commit to their 2017 class. Colin Grant, a football player from Huron Heights Secondary School, is already familiar with the team name “warriors” and will continue to call himself one for the next four years after committing with the Waterloo Warriors. Grant will be heading downRead More