Monthly Archives: August 2015

Gryphons over Waterloo 78-7

Well that went pretty much as I expected. As I wrote in my preview … Guelph will win easily. At this point in time the disparity in talent between the two teams is huge … I look for the Guelph … Continue reading

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Game 1 Preview: Gryphons @ Waterloo Warriors

The OUA regular season is finally here. The Gryphons and the Warriors kick it off tonight (7 pm) at UW’s Warrior Field. The two teams have very different expectations heading into the game. Guelph is a favourite to return to … Continue reading

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Gryphons land first recruit of the 2016 cycle

Back on Wednesday Gryphon Football announced their first commitment from a 2016 recruit with this tweet: Proud to announce our 1st commit of 2016 Graham Brodie @Ontariofootball & @OFCMEDIA AllStar. #GryphonFamily pic.twitter.com/cafxj5ps5k — Gryphon Football (@GryphonFootball) August 26, 2015 Graham … Continue reading

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2015 is RB Johnny Augustine’s time to shine

I love the conclusion to this recent story in the Guelph Mercury – Running back Augustine ready for a bigger role with Gryphons. Particularly the quote from Augustine : A trimmed-down Augustine reported to the start of training camp last week. … Continue reading

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Story on Alex Charette in the Montreal Gazette

A great story in the Montreal Gazette on former Gryphon and CFL rookie Alex Charette by Herb Zurkowsky: Rookie receiver Alex Charette developing rapidly for Alouettes VANCOUVER — A Canadian Football League team never quite knows what it’s acquiring when … Continue reading

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Quick feedback on game in Manitoba

It wasn’t everything I was hoping it would be but there was more suspense and excitement than the typical exhibition game. I mean how many exhibition games come down to a last play field goal to tie them. There was … Continue reading

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Guelph @ Manitoba live blog

I’m going to try the “live blogging” thing once again. It worked out well enough for the 2012 game in Saskatoon, other than for a few breaks in the radio feed I was relying on for information. That live blog … Continue reading

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Game preview: Gryphons @ Manitoba Bisons

Game Details: Date: Saturday, August 22 Time: 1 pm CST – Manitoba [2 pm EST – Ontario] Location: Investors Group Field, Winnipeg MB My Take: Game day is finally here!! It may not be a regular season game but I’m more … Continue reading

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Mid-camp Gryphon news – Aug 21/15

The Gryphon football team touched down in Winnipeg this afternoon in advance of their pre-season, inter-conference game with the University of Manitoba Bisons. Seventy-one players plus coaches, trainers and other support staff made the trek to . They have already … Continue reading

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Training Camp news & links – Aug 20/15

My apologies for not being able to provide first-hand reports from training camp. The 4-hour morning power practice format doesn’t jive with my work schedule. But I do like the concept and reasoning behind it. My expectations of receiving some … Continue reading

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