Football (M) news
There are many new faces on the McGill football Redmen as the team prepares to kick off its 132nd season on Sunday against powerhouse Laval in Quebec City.
For the first time in team history, the McMaster Marauders open the CIS football season atop the national ranking. Nine months after capturing their first-ever Vanier Cup title with a thrilling 41-38 overtime win over the Laval Rouge et Or, the Marauders received 25 of 30 first-place votes from the Football Reporters of Canada panel to lead the inaugural poll of 2012 with 294 points.
The McGill Redmen football team had an inauspicious debut in their 132nd season-opener at Kingston, Sunday, dropping a 23-9 decision at Queen's in preseason play at Richardson Stadium.
The McGill University Redmen will open their 132nd season of football Sunday (Aug. 26) afternoon when they travel to Kingston to play the Queen's Gaels. The preseason affair renews a long-standing rivalry which dates back to 1884. It's the first rendezvous between these clubs since Aug. 25, 2008. Queen's leads the all-time series with a 100-74-5 record overall.
The Canadian national junior team jumped out to a 10-0 first half lead and went on to stun top-seeded Team USA 23-17 to capture gold at the International Federation of American Football Under-19 championship in Burger Stadium in Austin, Texas on Saturday night. The Canadian squad featured McGill sophomore quarterback Dallon Kuprowski of Kanata, Ont., and Redmen offensive coordinator Patrick Boies.
The 1962 McGill Redmen football team, which will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their magical Yates Cup league championship this fall, is among five new additions announced recently for induction to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame.
Football player Mark Joncas is among five new additions announced recently for induction to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame.
Randy Chevrier, a McGill grad playing with the Calgary Stampeders, is among a record total of 145 players from CIS institutions that are listed on Canadian Football League rosters going into the 2012 CFL season, which is set to get under way Friday night.
The late Air Vice-Marshall Frank McGill is among five new additions announced recently for induction to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame. Once referred to by The Canadian Press as "a hazel-eyed superman", McGill was also inducted to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1959 and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1965.
Par Pierre Loiselle Le Magazine Saint-Lambert En 2008, au poste de quart-arrière, Jonathan Collin de Greenfield Park a mené les Cavaliers du collège Champlain de Saint-Lambert à une saison parfaite de 13 à 0, couronnée au Bol d’Or collégial AA en 2008. En 2009, il a été titré recrue de l’année au football universitaire québécois avec les Redmen de McGill.
For all the time Dad spends with the tractor tire, five-year-old Luke wanted a spin, too. When McGill football grad Randy Chevrier works on the tire, though, he’s not getting rolled around in it like Luke was Sunday morning at McMahon Stadium.
The 1962 McGill Redmen football team, which will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their magical Yates Cup league championship this fall, headlines a new cast of five inductees selected for the McGill Sports Hall of Fame, bringing the list of honoured members to 112 since the pantheon opened in 1996.
McGill quarterback Jonathan Collin and Redmen head coach Clint Uttley have been invited to attend the Montreal Alouettes rookie camp, which is slated to open on June 3 in Lennoxville, Que.
They say defence wins championships, but that wasn't quite the case at the 28th Annual Alouettes Classic high school football all-star game at Percival Molson Stadium. So what happened? Why didn't the squad led by Als defensive end John Bowman come out on top?
It’s not every day a graduate of the North Winnipeg Nomads gets recruited to play football at a CIS school. That’s why the program couldn’t be more proud that a star offensive lineman from their midget team, Jordan Medal, is off to play for the McGill Redmen in Montreal this fall.