Stories tagged: CFL
Sat., April 14, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Pro Vision Academy gives high school football players clear view of potential
It was a classic case of 99 percent perspiration and 1 percent inspiration, but Greg Peach didn’t know it yet.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Toronto rallies in snow in Grey Cup to beat Calgary 27-24
Lirim Hajrullahu kicked a 32-yard field goal with 49 seconds left and the Toronto Argonauts stunned the Calgary Stampeders 27-24 on Sunday in the Canadian Football League’s snowy 105th Grey …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Bo Levi Mitchell continues winning ways in CFL
At Eastern Washington, quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell will forever be remembered as the ultimate winner.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Jerry Campbell, football star at LC, Idaho and the CFL, dead at 73
Jerry “Soupy” Campbell, an overachiever at Lewis and Clark High School, the University of Idaho and the Canadian Football League, died Wednesday.
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
WSU’s Alissa Brooks-Johnson wins her second Pac-12 heptathlon championship
Washington State’s Alissa Brooks-Johnson won her second Pac-12 Combined Events Championships title in three years Sunday, scoring a season-high 5,638 points in the heptathlon at Oregon State in Corvallis. Brooks-Johnson, …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 8:43 p.m.
Ottawa wins Grey Cup, beating Calgary 39-33 in OT
Henry Burris threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Ernest Jackson in overtime and the Ottawa Redblacks won the Grey Cup on Sunday night, upsetting the Calgary Stampeders 39-33.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 9:20 p.m.
Bo Levi Mitchell, Calgary Stampeders lead West sweep of CFL awards
Bo Levi Mitchell and the Calgary Stampeders led a West Division sweep at the CFL awards banquet Thursday night.
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 8 p.m.
Stampeders beat Lions 42-15, advance to Grey Cup
Bo Levi Mitchell, former quarterback at Eastern Washington, threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns and the Calgary Stampeders routed the B.C. Lions 42-15 on Sunday in the CFL’s West …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 7:24 p.m.
Redblacks beat Eskimos 35-23 in snow to reach Grey Cup
Henry Burris threw two touchdown passes and the Ottawa Redblacks held off the Edmonton Eskimos 35-23 on Sunday in the CFL’s snowy East final to advance to the Grey Cup …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 10:07 p.m.
In Brief: Texas Tech ousted by Coastal Carolina
Light-hitting David Parrett had three RBIs in his first College World Series start and Coastal Carolina converted three Texas Tech errors into six unearned runs in a 7-5 victory that …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
Vernon Adams signs with Montreal of the CFL
Less than a year ago, as he sweated through an incomplete math class, Vernon Adams Jr. was contemplating a career in the Canadian Football League.
Sun., Nov. 29, 2015, 7:47 p.m.
Edmonton Eskimos win Grey Cup, beating Ottawa 26-20
Jordan Lynch scored on a 1-yard sneak with 3:17 left and the Edmonton Eskimos rallied to beat the Ottawa Redblacks 26-20 on Sunday night for their 14th Grey Cup title.
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015
Michael Sam leaves CFL’s Alouettes
MONTREAL – Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL, has told the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes that he is leaving the team. “The last 12 …
Sat., June 13, 2015
Football notes: Michael Sam leaves training camp for personal reasons
Michael Sam has left the Montreal Alouettes training camp for personal reasons. The CFL team said the rookie defensive end has been given special permission to return home to Texas.
Sat., May 23, 2015
Montreal Alouettes sign openly gay defensive end Michael Sam
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Sam, who …
Thu., April 9, 2015
Cavs clinch Central, wrap up No. 2 seed
NBA: Kyrie Irving scored 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers held on to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-99 on Wednesday night in Milwaukee, clinching the Central Division title and the …
Mon., Dec. 1, 2014
Mitchell, Calgary take Grey Cup
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Hamilton star Brandon Banks’ 90-yard punt return for an apparent go-ahead touchdown with 35 seconds left was wiped out by an illegal block, and the Calgary …
Sat., Nov. 29, 2014
Winner up North
Once again, Bo Levi Mitchell is rising to the occasion. Four years after leading Eastern Washington to a national title, Mitchell is poised to grab another brass ring, this time …
Fri., Nov. 28, 2014, 8:22 p.m.
Bo Levi Mitchell leads Calgary to CFL championship game
Four years after leading Eastern Washington to a national title, Bo Levi Mitchell is poised to grab another brass ring, this time in the Canadian Football League.
Sun., June 15, 2014
Fourteen former local players on CFL rosters
Fourteen former Eastern Washington, Idaho and Washington State players are currently on CFL rosters: EASTERN WASHINGTON
Sun., June 9, 2013
RedBlacks new CFL franchise
OTTAWA – The RedBlacks are Ottawa’s newest CFL franchise. The Ottawa franchise group officially unveiled its name and logo Saturday amid much fanfare, a year before the team will take …
Fri., Nov. 9, 2012
Blanchette: Ex-EWU star Sherritt comes up big when sold short
J.C. Sherritt woke up the other morning to the mortal brown of a Canadian November, the streets of Edmonton, Alberta, still bare. By midafternoon, it was under 10 inches of …
Thu., Nov. 8, 2012, 10:31 p.m.
Blanchette: Sherritt’s play warms up Edmonton
J.C. Sherritt woke up the other morning to the mortal brown of a Canadian November, the streets of Edmonton, Alberta, still bare.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2012
Williams repeats at Western Amateur
Golfer Chris Williams of Moscow, Idaho, ended up 17-under par 271 after 72 holes of the Western Amateur Championship at Exmoor Country Club in Highland Park, Ill., on Thursday to …
Sat., July 21, 2012
U.S. fans can watch CFL, Grey Cup
American football fans will be able to watch this year’s Grey Cup game on television, along with regular-season CFL matches. The 100th Grey Cup will air live in the United …
Wed., June 27, 2012
Ex-EWU Eagle Mitchell makes Calgary’s roster
Bo Levi Mitchell is in a new offense, a new team, a new country. But he’s still at home in the pocket, where on Friday he directed the Calgary Stampeders …
Tue., June 26, 2012, 6:48 p.m.
Mitchell makes cut for Calgary of CFL
Bo Levi Mitchell is in a new offense, a new team, a new country.
Tue., May 1, 2012
Mitchell goin’ north
The gunslinger will soon be in the middle of the stampede. Former Eastern Washington quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell signed a contract Monday with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football …
Tue., April 3, 2012
Mitchell out to enhance pro prospects
Bo Levi Mitchell is going through his progressions. The problem is, somebody else will pull the trigger.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2011
Lulay leads Lions to Grey Cup title
VANCOUVER, B.C. – Travis Lulay led the British Columbia Lions to the Grey Cup title Sunday night, throwing two second-half touchdown passes in a 34-23 victory over the Winnipeg Blue …