13 Results for tag: Toronto Argonauts Alumni Association

How to Get Motivated by Your Better Half

By Adam Bisby on November 8, 2017 Have you ever trash-talked while playing Monopoly? Revved your engine at a red light? If so, you may have something in common with Orlando Bowen. As a linebacker with the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Orlando was renowned for his competitive fire. Thirteen years after retiring from the CFL, little has ... More

FORMER ARGO, TICAT JOHN WILLIAMS ON A MISSION IN CANADIAN INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES

OCTOBER 29, 2017 Chris O'Leary Senior Writer CFL.ca On a mission to get Canadian Indigenous kids to be active, educated and connected to their communities, John Williams made his way to Little Buffalo, Alberta, to spend time with the Lubicon Lake Band over Thanksgiving weekend. The seven-year CFL vet who won a Grey Cup with ... More

How to Schedule Exercise into Your Life

By Roberta Staley For some professional athletes, saying goodbye to the game can lead to a sense of loss not only of self-esteem and identity but the close-knit camaraderie that unites team members. Leaving the Toronto Argonauts in 1995, after four years as a pro linebacker, was tough, admits Joe Sardo of Hamilton, Ont. “The people and the relatio... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 14

Wilder Jr., Adams and Davis named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, September 26, 2017 — TORONTO (September 26th, 2017) – James Wilder Jr., Darvin Adams and Ja’Gared Davis were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 14 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 13

Wilder Jr., Singleton and Spencer named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, September 19, 2017 — TORONTO (September 19th, 2017) – James Wilder Jr., Alex Singleton and Diontae Spencer were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 13 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send ... More

Cookie Gilchrist to be honoured on Bills Wall of Fame

 Chris Brown Bills Insider The former AFL MVP helped the Bills to their first American Football League Championship in 1964, and was one of the most beloved players during the team's AFL era. For those who played with him he was the greatest player they had ever seen, and this was during the era in which Hall ... More

CFL Alumni Rick Sowieta Passes Away

August 26th, 2017 CFL Alumni  Rick Sowieta fought a courageous battle against cancer but succumbed to this insidious disease today. He played 10 years in the CFL with the Toronto Argonauts and the Ottawa Rough Riders.  Rick was a three time CFL Eastern All Star (1980, 1983, and 1985) playing linebacker.   Rick and his wife Jenny have made the ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 9

Harris, Nichols and Green named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, August 22, 2017 — TORONTO (August 22, 2017) – Andrew Harris, Matt Nichols and SJ Green were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 9 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their selections to the CFL ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – JULY

Reilly, Ellingson and Butler named Shaw CFL Top Performers Wednesday, August 2, 2017 — TORONTO (August 2nd, 2017) – Mike Reilly, Greg Ellingson and Victor Butler were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Month for July of the CFL’s 2017 season. Performer of the Month for July includes all appearances from Week 1 to Week ... More

O’Leary: One notable absence from Argos’ Grey Cup reunion

July 24, 2017 Chris O'Leary Senior Writer CFL.ca They began to line up like they did 20 years ago, a then-and-now re-creation of a handful of Toronto Argonauts raising the Grey Cup above their heads. Doug Flutie was front and centre, with Michael “Pinball” Clemons to his left. Derrell “Mookie” Mitchell was off to Flutie’s right. They were ... More