Around U Sports Football: East-West Bowl Story, Pro Opportunities, a Historic Championship and 2022 lookahead. 

Hamilton,ON- The sun was shining last Saturday in Hamilton as the U Sports East-West Bowl made its triumphant return after a two year hiatus. Team West – made up of players from Canada West schools and half of the OUA – edged out team East (AUS, RSEQ and other half of the OUA) 11-8.  McMaster quarterback Andreas Dueck found Waterloo receiver James Basalyga for the go-ahead … Continue reading Around U Sports Football: East-West Bowl Story, Pro Opportunities, a Historic Championship and 2022 lookahead. 

Dueck Marks Return to Mac with East-West Bowl Triumph

Hamilton, ON- McMaster Marauders quarterback Andreas Dueck capped off his first East-West Bowl in style.  Dueck weaved past defenders to score on a two-point conversion to give his West team a late 11-8 lead over the East. One play earlier, he found Waterloo Warriors receiver James Basalyga for the go-ahead touchdown. The West would win the game 11-8, their fifth straight East-West bowl victory. The … Continue reading Dueck Marks Return to Mac with East-West Bowl Triumph

Voyage to the Vanier: Three Spots in National Semi-Finals Up For Grabs

TORONTO, ON – We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty on the road to Laval and the 56th Vanier Cup. Last Saturday featured a triple-header of conference championship games, with the Yates Cup, Loney Bowl and Hardy Cup all taking place from coast-to-coast. The Montreal Carabins already earned their Mitchell Bowl berth with a win over Laval in the Dunsmore Cup on November 14. Which three … Continue reading Voyage to the Vanier: Three Spots in National Semi-Finals Up For Grabs

U SPORTS FB RECAP – WEEK 11: CanWest, AUS Conclude 2021 Regular Seasons

TORONTO, ON – While half the country was beginning its quest to capture university football’s ultimate prize – the Vanier Cup – the other half was finalizing its postseason participants in the final weekend of regular season play. Everything was decided before kickoff in the AUS. Ironically enough, both games on the schedule would be playoff previews, with St. FX hosting Acadia and Bishop’s travelling to … Continue reading U SPORTS FB RECAP – WEEK 11: CanWest, AUS Conclude 2021 Regular Seasons