Monthly Archives: June 2012

IFAF U-19 Junior World Championship

With my son Jordan playing for Team Canada in the 2009 version of the tournament I attended six games in Canton OH. It was very good football and a great event. USA Football and the International Federation of American Football (supported with NFL money) … Continue reading

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Late June thoughts – part 2

The installation of the new turf field and track is moving full speed ahead. I was told on the weekend that the work is actually ahead of schedule. You don’t have to drive by Alumni Stadium to keep up with the progress. … Continue reading

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Late June thoughts on Gryphon football

As we close in on the Canada Day weekend there is lots of stuff to talk about, tho’ none of it is really “big news”.   Some player news, recruit news, timelines, stadium talk, upcoming events, etc.. Among the best news, rising … Continue reading

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Blue Bombers try to say no to “More cow bell”

If you have been reading this blog faithfully for the past year you should remember my More cow bell post complete with SNL video.  So it was with particular interest that I read the following story involving the Winnipeg Blue … Continue reading

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Guelph possibly a CFL stadium for 2013

I have commented elsewhere about the announcement on June 8 that McMaster University has refused to allow the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to share their on-campus stadium for the 2013 season. The Ticats will be without a home field for that year while Ivor Wynne Stadium is being … Continue reading

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FoGF 2012 Golf Tourney

It’s time to start registering for the 2012 Friends of Gryphon Football Golf Tournament. This is a fun event!  Last year it included not only alumni from the past 50 years and coaches, but current players (and several recruits) with their … Continue reading

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Gryphon Football summer camps

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Guelph’s new turf field

FieldTurf sent out the following press release: FieldTurf to install ‘FieldTurf Revolution’ surface at the University of Guelph Gryphons look to establish themselves as CIS powerhouse on FieldTurf field  GUELPH, ON (June 13, 2012) – Gryphons Football is taking the … Continue reading

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Sunday thoughts & links – June 10/12

It is time to catch up on several stories I intended to write about but haven’t gotten around to up until now.  First up, the 2nd Annual Friends of Gryphon Football Coaches Gala. *     *     * Last month the 2nd … Continue reading

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Recruiting Q & A with Bill Brown

Recently I submitted a long list of questions about the 2012 recruiting class to Recruiting Coordinator Bill Brown.  Coach Brown has been a part of the Gryphon coaching staff for a dozen years. Brown played at Niagara Falls’ Westlane Secondary … Continue reading

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