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Spectator story on former Gryphon & new Ticat Ryan Bomben

Ticats get a proven, versatile starter in Bomben http://www.thespec.com/sports-story/5657527-milton-ticats-get-a-proven-versatile-starter-in-bomben/ Hamilton Spectator By Steve Milton

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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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Pre-Christmas Sunday thoughts – Dec 22/13

I was glad to hear that Kyle Walters has been confirmed as the guest speaker for this spring’s Football Gala Dinner. Since he left Guelph in 2010 Walters has risen from Special Teams Coordinator to Assistant GM to General Manager … Continue reading

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Next up … Playoff game vs Windsor

Guelph’s loss in Kingston this past weekend has dropped the Gryphons to the third seed in the OUA’s playoff format. The complete OUA playoff schedule is here. The Gryphons will host the sixth seeded Windsor Lancers in a quarter-final matchup on … Continue reading

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Post Canada Day thoughts

I have written about the coming of the Ticats and the expansion of Alumni Stadium here, here, here and here. Most of those stories and the accompanying photos focus on the shiny new bleachers, the $450,000 payment the school will receive, plus the huge intangible benefits … Continue reading

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Great debut at Alumni for Cats

I went to the Tiger-Cats vs Blue Bombers exhibition game on Thursday night more to check out the revamped stadium and game day experience than the game itself. I couldn’t agree more with the headline from The Scratching Post blog: Ticats … Continue reading

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Some Gryphon/CFL news – June 16/13

Defensive Line Coach Brian Cluff along with five of his DLs [Jordan Thompson, Patrick Gerrie, Blake McNeely, Ryan Searle and Cam Walker] took in a practice at the Toronto Argonauts training camp this week. They were there not only to observe … Continue reading

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Black & Gold Day at Alumni

Lots of news and pictures of the Tiger-Cats Black & Gold Fan Day at Alumni Stadium yesterday. It should come as no surprise that the Ticats’ players and fans, and the media, were impressed with what they saw. I think … Continue reading

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Guelph Mercury covers the Gala

I’ll finally get my own report on the Gala posted Sunday (tomorrow). From earlier in the week … Tony Saxon, Mercury Sports Editor GUELPH — The city of Guelph “punches above its weight” in the way it has embraced and … Continue reading

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Stadium expansion underway

As I wrote last Sunday, work did indeed begin this week on adding temporary seating for the upcoming CFL season. Tower Scaffolding has begun by constructing temporary seats in the north-west corner of the stadium [sections 107 & 108 in the Ticats … Continue reading

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