U Sports

Picton Unbelievable 2016
Casey Dulson - Nov 10, 2016

Noah Picton unbelievable 2016 season ended with breaking Andrew Buckley’s U Sports season passing yard record from last year.

OUA Semifinal 2
Drew Yates - Nov 5, 2016

The dust has settled, and only four teams remain. This OUA semifinal 2 preview features the Golden Hawks and the Marauders.

OUA semifinal 1 preview
Drew Yates - Nov 4, 2016

The dust has settled, and only four remain. This OUA Semifinal 1 preview features the Carleton Ravens vs. the Western Mustangs.

AUS Semifinal
Christian Ryan - Nov 3, 2016

The Acadia Axemen travel to Mount Allison to face the Mounties in the AUS Semifinal. The winner will go on to face Saint Francis Xavier in the Loney Bowl.

AUS Football Week 8
Christian Ryan - Oct 31, 2016

In Around the AUS Football Week 8, the 2016 football regular season comes down to the Acadia Axemen and Saint Mary’s Huskies.

OUA Quarterfinal preview 2
Drew Yates - Oct 29, 2016

Playoff football is here, and what more to celebrate than a couple of OUA playoff games. Here is everything needed to know for the upcoming playoff match between the Guelph Gryphons and the McMaster Marauders in the OUA quarterfinal preview 2.

OUA quarterfinal preview 1
Drew Yates - Oct 29, 2016

Playoff football is here, and what better way to celebrate than a couple of OUA playoff games. Here is everything needed to know for the upcoming playoff match between the Ottawa Gee-Gees and the Carleton Ravens in the OUA quarterfinal preview 1. OUA Quarterfinal Preview 1 — the Ottawa Gee-Gees play the Carleton Ravens In a […]

USports Week 9 Blitz
Drew Yates - Oct 29, 2016

USports Week 9 Blitz is a round-up of all USports football games in the country last week. From exciting games to star players, it was an interesting week. USports Week 9 Blitz Biggest Surprise — The Ottawa Gee-Gees defeated the Queen’s Gaels to secure fourth place in the OUA The Ottawa Gee-Gees and Queen’s Gaels met […]

USports Good or Bad
Casey Dulson - Oct 28, 2016

Last week, the CIS announced that it was re-branding itself, and changed their name to USports at a press conferences in Toronto and Montreal. It was the second time in 16 years that the national organization has switched their name, as they changed from CIAU to CIS in 2001. But is the USports good or […]

AUS Football Week 7
Christian Ryan - Oct 24, 2016

AUS football week 7 wasn’t short of surprises. The Mount Allison Mounties dominated the Saint Mary’s Huskies 39-9 as Mount Allison clinches playoff participation. The Acadia Axemen nearly upset top AUS team St. Francis Xavier X-Men but fell short, 33-29. With only one week remaining in the AUS football regular season, week seven proved critical to form the division’s playoffs. […]

Concordia Stingers Key Questions
Casey Dulson - Oct 22, 2016

Here are some questions for these two teams as playoff implications are on the line. McGill Redmen vs. Concordia Stingers key questions.

Drew Yates - Oct 20, 2016

CIS Week 8 Blitz features a round-up of all CIS football games across the country for the last two weeks. From exciting games to star players, it was an interesting week.

U Sports rebrand
Dylan Konecny - Oct 20, 2016

The field of Canadian University Athletics has shifted immensely for the future. Elite Canadian athletes have constantly felt the need to go south of the border in order to pursue their athletic dreams. Now more than ever, the governing body for University Sport in Canada has changed this sentiment. Introducing, the U Sports rebrand — the […]

Casey Dulson - Oct 18, 2016

A big week in university football! This Week Six RSEQ recap includes the year’s banner game, where nationally ranked number two Laval Rouge et Or defeat number one, the Universite de Montreal Carabins, 22-19 on Saturday. This was the Carabins’ first loss of the season; it also gave Laval their first victory in four tries over Montreal, and their first win in Montreal since 2013. […]

USports Week 9 Blitz
Christian Ryan - Oct 16, 2016

As the St. FX X-Men clinch first place in the division, the Mount Allison Mounties have hit their stride and tie for second in AUS Football week six.

Varsity Blues
Dylan Konecny - Oct 16, 2016

The Varsity Blues closed out the 2016 season with a win over the winless Waterloo Warriors. Dominating the game, the Varsity Blues won big 38-7.

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Hamilton Tiger-Cats helmet
Oliver Eastwood - Oct 16, 2016

The last time a CFL team went a whole season without a win, Newfoundland had just joined Canada. But what caused the decline in winless seasons in the CFL?

Vontae Diggs of the Edmonton Eskimos
Nik Kowalski, Editor - Oct 16, 2016

The CFL’s a league of high turnover, which also means high opportunity. Rookies from all over North America are continually making immediate splashes in Canada at young ages. And luckily for each CFL team, they have stars aged 25 or younger on the horizon. Rising CFL Stars Hamilton: Jaelon Acklin As a 24-year-old rookie, Acklin […]

Edmonton Eskimos
Oliver Eastwood - Oct 16, 2016

The international outcry surrounding the death of George Floyd in police custody has made its way north of the border to Canada and has reopened discussions around diversity and racism. CFL teams all offered their solidarity with the black community and affirmed their anti-racism stance; however, one team has faced backlash over the hypocrisy over their […]

Labour Day Classic
Last Word Staff - Oct 16, 2016

The ongoing pandemic is threatening the 2020 CFL season. CFL games may restart in September but, according to league commissioner Randy Ambrosie, this is the best-case scenario. Until then, unfortunately, CFL fans will be left with little more than reruns and football games at the All Jackpots Casino. News has recently emerged about a potential […]

Sean Thomas-Erlington of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Nik Kowalski, Editor - Oct 16, 2016

If there’s a player who deserves to be bitter about coronavirus postponing the 2020 CFL season, it’s Sean Thomas Erlington. Instead, the 27-year-old is eager to pick up where he left off. The Montreal native exploded out of the gates with Hamilton in 2019, averaging 139 yards per game — a total of 224 rushing […]

The Grey Cup
Oliver Eastwood - Oct 16, 2016

A few days ago, CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie hosted a virtual Town Hall. In it, he made a few key announcements regarding the 2020 season. Ambrosie discussed both a shortened season and the cancellation of Touchdown Atlantic; however, the most impactful point made concerned the change to the Grey Cup hosting format. Previously, teams bid […]

Edmonton Eskimos quaterback Trevor Harris
Josh McSwain - Oct 16, 2016

Following up an icon on a sports team is no easy task. In the case of Edmonton starting pivot Trevor Harris, he is following up two different signal-callers that have been among the most accomplished in the history of the CFL. But more than just following up on Ricky Ray and Mike Reilly, Harris has […]

Mosaic Stadium in Regina
Nik Kowalski, Editor - Oct 16, 2016

Yesterday the CFL provided a much-needed public update to the state of its 2020 season. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie’s message had three key points: a potential season start date, the cancellation of Touchdown Atlantic, and a new Grey Cup host (possibly). Debating over the likelihood of the 2020 season being played would be endless, so hypothetically […]