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 December 12th, 2019

December 12th, 2019

Luke Korol signs with CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Wednesday the football club has signed four national players, including wide receiver Marcus Davis, linebacker Lukas Korol, defensive back Gabriel Ouellet and kicker/punter Michael Domagala.

 November 29th, 2018

November 29th, 2018

2019 OUA Football Schedule Announced

The OUA officially announced the 2019 regular season football schedule.

 November 22nd, 2018

November 22nd, 2018

Luke Korol Named Second Team All-Canadian

Gryphons' fifth-year linebacker Luke Korol played at an All-Canadian level throughout the entire 2018 season. Thursday night in Quebec City, the Dundas, Ontario native received some much-deserved national recognition. Korol, a 6-0, 205 lbs outside linebacker with the Gryphons, was named a U SPORTS Second Team All-Canadian.

 November 10th, 2018

November 10th, 2018

Gryphons Fall to No. 1-ranked Mustangs in 111th Yates Cup

Saturday afternoon in cold, windy conditions at TD Stadium in London, the Guelph Gryphons football team saw their memorable 2018 campaign officially come to an end with a 63-14 loss to the Western Mustangs in the 111th edition of the Yates Cup.

 November 8th, 2018

November 8th, 2018

YATES CUP PREVIEW: Resilient Gryphons Take on No. 1 Western

It takes a confluence of events for a team to earn a berth in a championship. Maybe a big play, some good luck, or a galvanizing occurrence can all contribute to a success.

 November 7th, 2018

November 7th, 2018

Seven Gryphons Recognized as OUA Announces 2018 Football All-Stars

On Wednesday, November 7, Ontario University Athletics officially announced the list of All-Stars for the 2018 football season with a total of seven Gryphons receiving recognition. The seven all-star selections mark the program's highest number since 2015 (when they received 11 OUA all-star nods).

 November 6th, 2018

November 6th, 2018

Jason Richards Named OUA Special Teams Players of the Week

Third-year defensive back Jason Richards  was named the OUA's Special Teams Player of the Week following standout performance versus Ottawa on Saturday in his team's come-from-behind 27-22 victory over the Gee-Gees in the OUA semi-final.

 November 6th, 2018

November 6th, 2018

Six Gryphons earn first-year honours to lead talented class of all-rookies

The future looks bright for several schools when looking at their emerging talent, and Ontario University Athletics (OUA) is pleased to recognize all of the first-year phenoms that have earned spots on the 2018 all-rookie team, including an impressive six from the Guelph Gryphons.

 November 3rd, 2018

November 3rd, 2018

Gryphons Complete Dramatic Comeback at Ottawa to Book a Spot in the Yates Cup

The Guelph Gryphons football team didn't quit after a few heartbreaking losses early this season. And they certainly didn't quit Saturday afternoon in the nation's capital when they were on the brink of being eliminated from the OUA playoffs.

 October 29th, 2018

October 29th, 2018

Jean-Paul Cimankinda and Gabe Ferraro Named OUA Players of the Week

A pair of Gryphon football players have garnered conference-wide recognition, as rookie running back Jean-Paul Cimankinda and fifth-year kicker Gabe Ferraro each been named OUA Players of the Week.

 October 27th, 2018

October 27th, 2018

Gryphons Book Spot in OUA Semi's with 45-34 Win Over Waterloo

The Guelph Gryphons football team will play another day. A postseason victory was the only result the resilient Guelph team would settle for.

 October 22nd, 2018

October 22nd, 2018

Gabe Ferraro Named OUA Special Teams Player of the Week … again!

For the second consecutive week, and the third time this season, fifth-year kicker Gabe Ferraro has been named the OUA's Special Teams Player of the Week. The latest conference-wide honour for the Leadership & Organizational Management student comes following a 4-for-4 field goal performance on Saturday (Oct. 20) in his team's 47-44 double overtime victory over the Waterloo Warriors. 

 October 20th, 2018

October 20th, 2018

Gryphons Edge Warriors in Double OT Thriller

Instant classic. That's the most appropriate description of what the fans at Alumni Stadium witnessed on a memorable final day of the OUA football season.

 October 15th, 2018

October 15th, 2018

Gabe Ferraro Named OUA Special Teams Player of the Week

Fifth-year kicker Gabe Ferraro has been named the OUA's Special Teams Player of the Week following a 6-for-6 field goal performance on Saturday (Oct. 13) in his team's 46-8 victory over the Toronto Varsity Blues.

 October 13th, 2018

October 13th, 2018

Gryphons Start Fast in 46-8 Win Over Toronto

The Guelph Gryphons football team has faced its share of adversity this season. But one thing that hasn't changed is the togetherness of the group. Through heartbreaking losses and comeback wins, Guelph's locker room has remained tight and the team is starting to see what a close squad can accomplish.

 October 10th, 2018

October 10th, 2018

Korol-ing the competition: Leading by example both on and off the field

Originally from Lynden, Ontario, Luke Korol is a linebacker and captain for the Guelph Gryphons football team. He is currently in his fifth and final year at Guelph and, as his on-field play is showing, he is not leaving the OUA quietly.

 October 1st, 2018

October 1st, 2018

Job Reinhart Named OUA Defensive Player of the Week

Fourth-year linebacker Job Reinhart has been named the OUA's Defensive Player of the Week following a standout performance on Saturday (Sept. 29) in his team's 27-24 victory over the No. 8-ranked Laurier Golden Hawks.

 September 29th, 2018

September 29th, 2018

Gryphons Pick Up Crucial 27-24 Road Win Over No. 8-ranked Laurier

Defensively, few teams in the country have been as impressive as the Guelph Gryphons through the first five weeks of the 2018 U SPORTS football season. On Saturday afternoon, in a crucial Week 6 matchup in Waterloo versus the Laurier Golden Hawks, the Gryphon defence found a way to raise their game to yet another level.

 September 29th, 2018

September 29th, 2018

Carter Wilson’s Journey to the Gryphons

The Gryphons were defensive lineman Carter Wilson’s first choice to play OUA football with when he graduated from Arnprior District High School in 2016. It just took him two years and a little detour to North Dakota to get here.

 September 24th, 2018

September 24th, 2018

Coach Stu Lang for Grand Magazine

Much given, much expected Stu Lang’s impact on the University of Guelph campus is undeniable. It’s all part of a mission to leave the world a better place.

 September 22nd, 2018

September 22nd, 2018

Homecoming Comeback Falls Just Short as Gryphons Lose 33-32 to Queen's

The setting was idyllic – a beautiful Guelph afternoon, with thousands of fans and alumni descending on the University of Guelph campus for an almost perfect Homecoming experience. The Guelph Gryphon football team would provide their supporters with some incredible memories.

 September 20th, 2018

September 20th, 2018

Gryphons Gear Up for Homecoming Battle with Queen's

At the University of Guelph, Homecoming is about acknowledging the great history of the students and athletes who have defined the institution. 

 September 17th, 2018

September 17th, 2018

Luke Korol Named OUA Defensive Player of the Week

When discussing the best linebackers in the conference, Luke Korol has made sure his name is part of the conversation. On Tuesday afternoon, Ontario University Athletics announced the "Football Players of the Week" with the Gryphons' fifth-year leader receiving some much-deserved recognition at the conference level.

 September 16th, 2018

September 16th, 2018

nick parisotto returns to Alumni stadium

Former Gryphon defensive back Nick Parisotto has the distinction of being the player selected the latest in this year’s CFL draft who was on his team’s lineup for the opening game of the season.

 September 8th, 2018

September 8th, 2018

Gryphons Fall on the Road to Gee-Gees in Top 10 Matchup

The Guelph Gryphons and Ottawa Gee-Gees entered Saturday afternoon's contest at Gee-Gees' Field separated by just one spot in the U SPORTS football rankings. After four quarters of hard-fought, defensive football, it would be the No. 9-ranked Gee-Gees escaping with a 12-10 victory over the No. 8-ranked Gryphons.

 September 7th, 2018

September 7th, 2018

Gabe Ferraro is ready to kick-off the 2018 season

Gryphon kicker/punter Gabe Ferraro has tried to put last season out of his mind.

It’s not that it was a bad season, quite the opposite as he set a U Sports record for the number of field goals made during a season.

However, he doesn’t want to get into a situation where he’s trying to better that mark.

 September 5th, 2018

September 5th, 2018

Gabe Ferraro Named U SPORTS Special Teams Player of the Week

For the first time during the 2018 football season, a Guelph Gryphon has garnered national honours. On Wednesday (Sept. 5), the U SPORTS Football Players of the Week were announced, with Gryphons' fifth-year kicker Gabe Ferraro earning the title of U SPORTS Special Teams Player of the Week.

 September 3rd, 2018

September 3rd, 2018

Gryphons Get First Win of 2018 with 33-18 Victory Over York

The Guelph Gryphons football team certainly didn't lack incentive as week 2 of the OUA regular season came around. Guelph's players wanted to right the ship after a narrow defeat last week in Hamilton – and getting a first ever for their new head coach was high on the list of priorities.

 August 24th, 2018

August 24th, 2018

Bresciani leaves it all on the field

If receiver Thomas Bresciani had been born a few days earlier, he wouldn’t be playing for the Gryphons this year.

There’s a U Sports rule that states that any player who turns 25 before Sept. 1 is ineligible to play. Bresciani will turn 25 on Sept. 5

 August 20th, 2018

August 20th, 2018

Wayne Gerrie: One of the Most Experienced Gryphons

When the captains of past Gryphon Football teams dropped by to watch the current Gryphons practice, Wayne Gerrie might have been a bit of a rarity. 

Gerrie had the distinction of having been a captain for four of his five years and he served in that position on teams with both the Aggies and Redmen monikers.

 August 18th, 2018

August 18th, 2018

Greg Corfield: Enthusiastic for Captain Role

Defensive lineman Greg Corfield has been given a new role with the Gryphons this season. 

“This year I got named captain so there’s a lot of leadership coming from me,” the fourth-year Gryphon says. “I’ve never been a captain before so this is something completely new and hopefully I can do a great job at it.” 

 August 10th, 2018

August 10th, 2018

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. 

 August 9th, 2018

August 9th, 2018

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. 

 August 3rd, 2018

August 3rd, 2018

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.

 July 30th, 2018

July 30th, 2018

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.

 July 28th, 2018

July 28th, 2018

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."

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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.

 July 24th, 2018

July 24th, 2018

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. 

 July 22nd, 2018

July 22nd, 2018

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. 


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