15 Results for tag: Edmonton Eskimos Alumnni Association

SMOKE AND MIRRORS | LIFE IN THE CFL WITH RICHIE HALL

February 8, 2018 Ed Tait - Winnipeg Blue Bombers Richie Hall is a Grey Cup champion, both as a player and as a coach. A quick Google search can confirm that for anyone who doesn’t know the man. But over his 30-plus years in the Canadian Football League, he has also become both a mentor and an inspiration for teammates and players. Hall has some ... More

Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame to induct five in 2018

Written by  STAFF REPORT/GoLaurens.com  The Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame will induct five members into its second class on March 22, 2018. The induction ceremony will be held at The Ridge at Laurens at 6:30pm. The process of selecting the inaugural class of the Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame began in the summer of 2017. ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 12

Leggett, Zylstra and Masoli named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, September 12, 2017 — TORONTO (September 12th, 2017) – Maurice Leggett, Brandon Zylstra and Jeremiah Masoli were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 12 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ... More

Gizmo Williams takes on high school coaching position

August 29, 2017 By John Short Edmonton Sun About 30 young athletes were tossing a football, exchanging jokes in familiar and enjoyable ways, moments before the start of a Jasper Place Rebels senior football practice. All of a sudden, the picture changed. The good nature remained, but the concentration and intensity grew measurably and a few ... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 6

Four players fined following Week 6 Thursday, August 3, 2017 — TORONTO (August 3, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Montreal Alouettes defensive back Chris Ackie was fined for a high hit on Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols. Montreal Alouettes running back Stefan Logan was fined for comments that were ... 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

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Hector Pothier

Hector Pothier was an outstanding offensive lineman who played his entire 12-year CFL career with the Edmonton Eskimos.  Between 1978 and 1989, Pothier was a key component of the Eskimos offensive line that constantly dominated defensive lineman. During his time with the Green and Gold, Pothier won six Grey Cup championships, including five-in-a-row ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 5

  Messam, Reilly and Hughes named Shaw CFL Top Performers Wednesday, July 26, 2017 — TORONTO (July 26th, 2017) – Jerome Messam, Mike Reilly and Charleston Hughes were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 5 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ... More

Chatham Sports Hall of Fame to add five inductees

By Mark Malone, Chatham Daily News Friday, July 7, 2017  Brothers Dan and John Comiskey played one season together on the Edmonton Eskimos' offensive line. They'll be reunited in the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame after both former CFLers were named to the Class of 2017 in the athlete-modern category Thursday. Hockey player Brian Hind ... More

Randy Chevrier retires as a Stampeder

June 27, 2017 Stampeders.com Staff Longtime long-snapper Randy Chevrier is announcing his retirement from the Canadian Football League as a member of the Calgary Stampeders. The Montreal native’s career started with 23 games over the 2002 and 2003 seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos and he finished his playing days with three games for the Saskat... More