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 has asked his readers to submit stories that describe their favourite memories of the old stadium. Last week, the first letter published was from recent Gryphon o-lineman and current assistant OL coach, Nick Woehl.
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East Semi-Final 2009: Happiness amid the heartbreak
By Nick Woehl
My most memorable moment at Ivor Wynne occurred fairly recently at the 2009 Eastern Semifinal loss to BC. Even though the end result was not what we all wanted, the day proved to be a great experience.
I have been a lifelong Cats fan and have seen many games at Ivor Wynne. From my birth during the Labour Day game in 1988 to rocking my game worn Ben Sankey jersey at this past years Semifinal game in Montreal, I can legitimately say that I am a Cats fan through and through … Nick’s full letter here.
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I think it’s worth noting that Drew Edwards is a former Editor-in-Chief of the University of Guelph’s student newspaper, the Ontarion. When? In his own words … “many moons ago”.