Monthly Archives: March 2011

News from around the OUA

This ranking of OUA recruiting classes from an unnamed source appeared on a football discussion forum.  In my view it provides a very accurate picture and reflects the widely recognized fact that Guelph has an outstanding recruiting class. . Western clearly has the … Continue reading

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Guelph adds 6’3″ defender times two

Gryphons add some more height to their defense with commits from two players listed at 6’3″. One is a defensive end and the other a very tall defensive back.  Joining teammate Dave Tessier from Denis Morris High School in St. … Continue reading

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Football & Cheerleading belong together

Ten days ago Guelph Gryphon Cheerleaders finshed first in the Elite Level 1 of the 2011 Jamfest Nationals in Rochester, NY where 100 teams competed.  In early February the Cheerleaders finished 2nd at the CE Nationals in Kingston.  Back in December the … Continue reading

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Wildman Dinner & Awards Banquet

With a bigger crowd in a new venue the Wildman Dinner had a different feel to it this year.  The ballroom at the Delta Hotel was a very upbeat place compared to the uncertainty that emanated at the 2010 event.  It seemed … Continue reading

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E-camp, Football Canada tryouts & more

Jedd Gardner and James Savoie put in good showings at the CFL’s E-camp March 5 & 6.  Gardner showed off his speed recording a 4.6 sec 40-yd sprint, 2nd fastest among receivers and 5th fastest of all 53 participants.  Savoie … Continue reading

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Forest City LB Heading to the Royal City

Guelph has added its fourth London recruit to the 2011 recruiting class. Three of the four are defenders who will play for Defensive Coordinator Kevin MacNeill, himself a product of London’s Laurier Secondary School. Linebacker Chad Sorensen from Mother Theresa … Continue reading

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Recruiting Class Grows by Two

The Gryphons have received two more commitments – one from a versatile offensive lineman and the other from an equally versatile defender. Joining the team from St Andrew’s College in Aurora is 6′ 265lb Chris Hutton.  A native of L’ange … Continue reading

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CFL E-Camp is under way

The CFL’s annual Evaluation Camp opens in Toronto this morning.  Most of the measurements and testing will be done today.  The 40 yard sprints and the one-on-one drills will take place tomorrow under the dome at U of T’s Varsity … Continue reading

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