Monthly Archives: March 2014

More scrimmage news & photos

I was really glad to receive this message this morning: The venue for the game/scrimmage with Laurier has been changed back to:  Alumni Stadium in Guelph on Saturday, April 5 @ 1:00pm! I guess the sunshine is having its effects. … Continue reading

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Report on the practice at York

It was a little windy at times but the sun shone and made it a nice afternoon for football. The football we saw was about what I expected. Both in terms of the format and the results. I didn’t expect … Continue reading

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Combined practice at York today

It looks like it will be a fine day for spring football after all. We had an inch of snow overnight but a warm sun has melted much of it by mid morning. The sunshine is supposed to continue with … Continue reading

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More recruit news – Mar 26/14

Recruiting is an exciting thing, especially for the student-athletes involved and their families. Earlier this month one Gryphon signee apologized to his friends for “blowing up Facebook” with his announcement and all the related photos of his signing. From my point of view … Continue reading

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Snow forces changes

As you can see from the photo above the turf of Alumni Stadium was snow covered late last week. With temperatures remaining below freezing very little has changed. There were even warnings of a further 2-5 cm of snow to … Continue reading

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Sunday thoughts & links – Mar 23/14

The CFL’s National Combine continues in Toronto today. It wraps up this afternoon with the very important one-on-ones. Up to this point Gryphon tailback Rob Farquharson has put up some impressive numbers in the testing portion. Farq laid down a … Continue reading

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Mercury reports on QB battle

As they generally do on Friday afternoons, the Gryphon football team practiced yesterday in the Gryphon Fieldhouse. I’m sure they would have liked to be outdoors but the Alumni Stadium turf was still snow-covered. The Guelph Mercury’s Rob Massey covered the practice and … Continue reading

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Gryphon news & thoughts – Mar 20/14

Gregg Butler, Guelph’s DBs coach the past two seasons, has just been announced as the new Defensive Coordinator of the St Mary’s Huskies. Congratulations Gregg!! Butler joined the Guelph coaching staff just over two years ago when the previous DB … Continue reading

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Off-season practices continue

When the Gryphons held their Winter Camp in Florida last month they practiced six times. They had several Friday afternoon practices in the weeks before they left and they’ve had several since they came back. There will be a few … Continue reading

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Red-Black All Star game returning to Guelph

From a March 7/14 media release: The Ontario Football Alliance is pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Team Ontario Red vs Black Weekend will be held once again at the University of Guelph! Once again, the Team Ontario Red … Continue reading

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