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Not everyone did. It's not every week that our very own alma mater is the reason for so much schadenfreude, but this is one of those weeks.
Just as he does to opposing tailbacks, B.C.'s Solomon Elimimian plans to hunt down and smash the CFL's tackling record as well. Even though it's an individual record in possibly the ultimate team game, Elimimian makes no bones about it.
Over the five weeks of the teachers' strike, there have pickets, numerous rallies, and even a students' walkout, all of it documented on social media. Here's a look at the best photos.
Toronto Argonauts owner David Braley has people kicking the tires of the franchise he hopes to sell, but his top priority is securing the team a lease at BMO Field. The Argos and B.C. Lions -- the CFL teams Braley owns -- have been for sale since last September when the 73-year-old Hamilton businessman stated he'd sell one or both by his 75th birthday.
Who doesn't love football? NFL or CFL, when our favourite team runs onto the field, we start cheering at the television. Second on the headlines for us in BC is weather Travis Lulay will return to the BC Lions with yet another shoulder injury.
Calgary Stampeders Week 11 Ranking: 1 After Ricky Ray lit them up for four first-half touchdown passes, the Stampeders rallied from 26 points down for a wild 40-33 win over the Argos. Now they're forced to deal with key injuries to quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell and on the defensive line, but Saturday's performance proved this team should be able to overcome anything.
Track of how the 10 programs vying for this year's Lambert-Meadowlands trophy fared last week, and a look-ahead to next weekend's action. Pittsburgh 42, Florida International 25 Syracuse 40, Central Michigan 3 Boston College 37, USC 31 Stanford 35, Army 0 Baylor 63, Buffalo 21 Boise State 38, Connecticut 21 Vanderbilt 34, Massachusetts 31 Penn State rallied from a 10-point deficit, scoring the go-ahead touchdown with just 1:13 to play to defeat Rutgers 13-10 on Saturday night, spoiling the Scarlet Knights' Big Ten conference debut.
Glenn threw for 261 yards and two TDs as the Lions downed the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 26-9 over the weekend at B.C. Place Stadium. The Lions failed to score a touchdown in their 7-5 win a week earlier over Ottawa.
B.C. Lions quarterback Kevin Glenn has been able to stay clear of the injury epidemic which has resulted in several quarterbacks going down in the CFL this season. Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press CALGARY - All the pivotal injuries seem to be complete coincidence, but it's clear now 2014 is the year of the quarterback injury.
The Seattle Seahawks reminded football fans last season that defence still plays a major role in winning championships - just no longer on their own. Their offence was equally intimidating during the year, often putting up enough points to make it virtually impossible for any team to mount a comeback.
I have great hopes for Jonathan Crompton, quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes. I hope he comes through and becomes a dominate player in every aspect of his position.
In a weird CFL season that is chewing up starting quarterbacks and increasingly looking like the team with the best backup man will prevail, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers may be about to find out how theirs measures up. Even as injured starter Drew Willy was being examined by doctors in Winnipeg on Sunday, backup Brian Brohm was flying home to Louisville for a team bye week with the full knowledge he could be about to make his first career CFL start when he returns.
Toronto Argonauts' Jermaine Gabriel, right, and Alex Suber, left, try to catch Calgary Stampeders' Jon Cornish, as he runs in for a touchdown during CFL action in Calgary, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.
Sophomore Brennan Lloyd led Shenandoah University to a sixth place finish at the 2014 Tom Kinder Memorial men's golf tournament Sunday by winning the tournament by one stroke. Lloyd shot a five-under-par 139, birdieing the final hole of the tournament to win by one over Kyle Fuller from Randolph-Macon.
The B.C. Lions bounced back a week after losing Travis Lulay, led by replacement Kevin Glenn, who had a pair of touchdown strikes, while Winnipeg lost quarterback Drew Willy to injury. more It was a bitter-sweet victory for the Calgary Stampeders who overcame a 26-point deficit to top the Toronto Argonauts, but lost starting quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell in the process.
Starting quarterback Drew Willy, who has shown this season he has the tools to be a starting CFL quarterback, suffered an injury to his throwing shoulder late in the second quarter and didn't return. The Lions went on to win the critical contest 26-9 in front of 27,754 spectators at B.C. Place.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 09:07 am
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