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Catching up with Harley Deeks
One of the things about Gryphon football training camps is that you never know who might drop by.
On the opening day of this year’s camp former OAC Aggie Harley Deeks and his family stopped in to tour the facilities and watch the on-field action.
LAST CAPTAINS PRACTICE: A SMASHING SUCCESS
The Gryphons got a head start on the season when most of the players expected at training camp attended a couple of captains’ practices at Alumni Stadium.
The workouts were run by the captains without a coach in sight.
JEREMY KAPELANSKI-LAMOUREUX, UN JOUEUR EXCELLENT, AN EXCELLENT PLAYER
Il y a quelques semaines, j’ai eu la chance de m’entretenir avec le joueur de ligne défensive Jeremy Kapelanski-Lamoureux.
A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak with Gryphon Defensive Lineman Jeremy Kapelanski-Lamoureux.
FOGF Golf Tournament 2018
On Friday, July 27th, Gryphon Football hosted the annual Friends of Gryphon Football (FOGF) Golf Tournament. This tournament is an opportunity for Gryphon community members to get together with friends, old and new, for a great day of golf, with the ultimate goal of providing some financial support to the program.
Orion Edwards: A winning attitude
This month, I had the pleasure of speaking with Orion Edwards: Wildman Award Winner, SAM Mentor and Gryphon Football alumnus.
When I spoke with Orion, I could tell he admired the Gryphon Football Program.
"It really helped me become the man I am today. What you learn as a student-athlete goes with you through the rest of your life."
Gryphons Announce 2018 Hall of Fame Class
Four generational athletes, two builders, and two history-making teams. The Guelph Gryphon Athletics Hall of Fame welcomes a new class in 2018, with each of the recipients fully deserving the honour.
Dave Wright Excited about continuing Role as Head Therapist
Last month when the Toronto Argonauts and Ottawa RedBlacks clashed in a CFL game on the Alumni Stadium field, Gryphons’ head athletic therapist David Wright could be excused for not wanting to cheer for one team ahead of the other.
For six years earlier this decade, Wright had been employed by one or the other. He had been with the Argos from 2011 to 2013 and then with the RedBlacks from 2014 to 2016.
Tom Dimitroff Room Unveiling
If Tom Dimitroff Sr. had been at last month’s ceremony when the head coach’s office in the Gryphon Pavilion was named after him, he probably would’ve been embarrassed.
He’d probably wonder why the room couldn’t have been named after the Gryphon teams he coached instead of being named after him because in his mind it was always about the team.
University of Guelph Alumni Stadium Football Pavilion
The Football Pavilion is an extension and renovation to the existing aging. Alumni Stadium, designed to support and revitalize the Guelph Gryphons’ football program.
Get to know U19 National Team Offensive Lineman Andy McFalls
Andy McFalls is an offensive lineman from Markham, Ontario who will be participating at the 2018 International Bowl in Arlington, Texas as a member of the National Under-19 team.
The lineman began playing the sport at the high school level in Grade 9.
SummerFest on the Green continued despite rain
The University of Guelph welcomed Gryphons and Guelphites of all ages to Johnston Green on June 24 to enjoy a free event: SummerFest on the Green. While the event did not seem to be as well-attended as last year’s due to the rainy weather, those in attendance were in good spirits.
CFC 100 Lands with Guelph Gryphons
CFC 100 Kiondre Smith, a wide reciever from Bill Crothers Secondary School, will be looking to further the Smith name in football after signing with the Guelph Gryphons.
2018 Gryphons in the CFL
With the Canadian Football League set to kickoff their 2018 regular season on Thursday (June 14), here is a highlight of former Gryphon football players who currently make a living in the CFL.
CFL Gryphons Excited for Preseason Faceoff Thursday
Guelph Gryphon fans who’re at Thursday’s CFL preseason game at Alumni Stadium will probably be keeping a close eye on the former Gryphons who are in the game.
Tom Dimitroff Honoured at the Gryphon Football Pavilion
Tom Dimitroff Sr was an architect of one of the greatest periods in the history of Guelph Gryphon football.
Coming Back to Gryphon Football
When I thought about my next co-op term, I had no doubt in my mind that it would be occurring at Gryphon Football. My first co-op work term at Gryphon Football was incredible and I knew I needed to come back to work for this fantastic program.
Gryphons in the amazon 2018
Every year, Gryphon Football invites up to four players to participate in a MEtoWE trip. This trip is a chance to explore and volunteer in Ecuador. This year, Walker Breen and Graham Brodie were granted this amazing opportunity thanks to the Joan Hewitt Travel Scholarship.