Monthly Archives: May 2012

Random thoughts on Guelph, recruiting & the offense …

I was really glad to be able to share that great photo from David Akin in the last post.  It got me to thinking … I wonder what the field looked like years before that.  I contacted Dave Hume, the 1961 … Continue reading

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News & links – May 25, 2012

In case you didn’t see the link in a comment posted earlier today I wanted to share the photo below.  The photographer, David Akin, will be familiar to most of you because he is the National Bureau Chief for Sun … Continue reading

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Ticat blog publishes letter from Gryphon

The Scratching Post is a source for news, multimedia and discussion about the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Canadian Football League by the Hamilton Spectator’s Ticat beat writer Drew Edwards.  With 2012 being the final season for Ivor Wynne Stadium Edwards … Continue reading

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Construction continues at Alumni Stadium

The latest story from the Guelph Mercury: Heavy machinery is being used to reshape the playing surface at Alumni Stadium. The University of Guelph stadium is undergoing an overhaul that includes replacing the grass field with artificial turf, installing new … Continue reading

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I wonder where they got this idea?

Perhaps you will remember in one of my posts on the Spring scrimmage I made note of the three one-colour uniforms: The defense was dressed entirely in red, including red pants & socks I don’t remember seeing before.  The offense was … Continue reading

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2012 East-West Bowl

It was a fine afternoon for a football game on Saturday in London. Dillon Dimitroff and Cam Thorn both contributed for the West squad. According to the official stats Dimitroff had one reception (though I thought I remembered him making two) and Cam … Continue reading

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1991 Gryphon Football highlight video

The following highlights from the 1991 season have been posted on youtube by David MacNeil, a member of the 1991 team.  The Dan McNally coached team featured QBs Wally Gabler and Rob Kitching, All Cdn slotback Frank Marof and LB Mike O’Shea. … Continue reading

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Gryphon recruits shine in GTA vs GHR All Star game

It was a stellar day for Gryphon recruits (and coaches) in the 2nd annual GTA vs GHR All Star Classic.  The Golden Horseshoe Region earned a convincing victory over the Greater Toronto Area – 43-7. The most impressive part of … Continue reading

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D-10’s Most outstanding player commits

A college football program is often taking a chance when they recruit a player with limited football experience.  That is not the case with defensive end Reza Shayani of Guelph’s J.F. Ross Secondary School according to his coach.  Shayani has … Continue reading

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