Monthly Archives: November 2013

Cam Thorn named All-Canadian

Congratulations to Cam Thorn!! The fifth year Gryphon lineman was named to the CIS All-Canadian team at the SunLife All-Canadian Banquet in Quebec City last Thursday. Thorn was named to the 2nd team as an offensive guard. For the news release and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Grey Cup Sunday

Congratulations to Gryphon assistant coach Neil Lumsden on his selection into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Lumsden is being inducted on the strength of a record-setting playing career at the University of Ottawa, followed up with an outstanding career in … Continue reading

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Kyle Walters all but official as Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM

From the Winnipeg Sun: It is all but official that the Winnipeg Blue Bombers will make Kyle Walters their permanent general manager, and it will likely happen early next week. According to a CFL source, Walters has told at least … Continue reading

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Local football news & recruits

As the football season in Canada winds down the last Guelph team still standing are the D-10 Champion J.F. Ross Royals. [Not including the Guelph Ticats, of course.] The Royals, coached by Gryphon alumnus Jeff Yanchus, won their third straight … Continue reading

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Six Gryphons named OUA All Stars

Congratulations to Cam Thorn, Andrew Graham, Taylor Palmer, Cam Walker, Jake Piotrowski and A’dre Fraser on their selection to the OUA All Star teams! Thorn, a fifth year veteran playing a new position, and Graham, a redshirt freshman who saw his first OUA … Continue reading

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Guelph adds to 2014 Recruiting Class

Since the initial introduction of recruits in late September [see story Recruiting for 2014 off to a roaring start] the Gryphons have added more top flight talent. The initial group consisted of two QBs [James Roberts & Job Reinhart], a … Continue reading

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Final thoughts on the Semi-final

PLAYERS OF THE GAME OFFENSE – Jazz Lindsey DEFENSE – Iain Hutchison SPECIAL TEAMS – Jacob Scarfone The offense begins and ends with Jazz.  17 for 35 in completions,  212 yards passing with two touchdowns, one to Saxon Lindsey (last game … Continue reading

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Two Gryphon freshmen named to All-Rookie List

Congratulations to Johnny Augustine and Orion Edwards on their selection to the OUA’s All-Rookie team. This is the first time the OUA has released such a list of outstanding “rookies”. While the OUA’s press release doesn’t specify what a rookie is, it … Continue reading

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More on the playoff loss in Kingston

Lots of links on the game including two game stories from the local dailies, Sportsnet’s highlight package, two posts from the sportkingston blog and a story from the Queen’s Sports Info people. [Claude Scilley’s blog posts are the longest but most informative … Continue reading

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Quick thoughts on playoff loss @ Queen’s

Last year in the visiting locker room at Guelph, Gaels’ head coach Pat Sheahan told his team … “Just because you are good enough, doesn’t mean you are going to win.” It applies equally to this Gryphon team. They proved … Continue reading

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