Training Camp Report: Day 1

Training Camp Day 1 Kamloops – 196 days after their 2015 season came to an end with a playoff loss in Calgary, BC Lions players took to the field for day one of training camp at Hillside ...

Mini-AJ Begins Father’s Path Alongside Flashy Orange Alum

In 1989, a talented linebacker named Alondra Johnson arrived in BC for his first CFL training camp. It was the start of a long, productive career that included four West Division All-Star ...

Former Hokie Looks To Make Running Back Race More Intriguing

You can scan the list of famous athletes from the state of Virginia, and it won’t take long to see how impressive it actually is. Included are the likes of Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee ...

Hard-nosed Yachison looks to shine in his own backyard

For many BC Lions youngsters at this weekend’s mini camp, Kamloops is foreign territory. Not only is  23-year old receiver Derek Yachison an exception to that rule, he is also the answer to a ...

Training Camp Report: Mini-Camp Day 3

Mini-Camp Day 3 Kamloops –  BC Lions mini-camp came to an end with a morning session at Hillside Stadium in Kamloops. It was a solid practice as select rookies at all positions looked to ...

Training Camp Report: Mini-Camp Day Two

Mini-Camp Day 2 Kamloops –  Mother Nature was a bit more kind to the BC Lions on day two of mini-camp at Hillside Stadium. With the sun shining for most of practice, intensity was a few ...

Lions lock-up seven from 2016 CFL Draft class; add juniors for camp

The BC Lions Football Club announced today that they have agreed to terms on contracts with seven members of their 2016 CFL Draft class. Offensive linemen Charles Vaillancourt and Dillon Guy, ...

Lions welcome back Steven Clarke; add linebacker

The BC Lions Football Club announced this morning that defensive back Steven Clarke has re-signed with the team. Clarke, who appeared in 16 games last season, 15 as a starting corner back, ...

Quotables: The best part about camp

It is a long journey from day one of training camp to the Grey Cup. For veterans and youngsters, camp is a chance to put last season in the rear view mirror and establish a rapport with new ...

Quotables: The best training camp pranks

When you have fifty-plus football players staying under the same roof for a couple of weeks, there is bound to be some shenanigans! In our latest instalment of Training Camp Quotables, we catch ...

Quotables: Down time at Training Camp

For players and coaches, training camp is a three-week grind. But just like every other profession, football requires a little down time and Kamloops has no shortage of off-field scenery and ...

Quotables: My first Training Camp

What’s that smell? Football season is in the air. This marks the final weekend without CFL football until December and Lions players, from rookies to veterans, are getting pumped for the next ...

Lions ship QB Vernon Adams Jr. To Alouettes

The BC Lions Football Club announced this afternoon that they have traded the negotiation rights to international quarterback Vernon Adams to the Montreal Alouettes in exchange for Montreal’s ...

Top official: CFL rule changes drawing NFL attention

Last season, when the CFL moved convert attempts back another 20 yards, the NFL followed suit. Glen Johnson hopes this type of innovation will make the game more exciting, attract younger fans ...

Leos add international duo to offence

The BC Lions Football Club has announced the signing of international receiver Devonn Brown and running back J.C. Coleman this morning. Brown joins the Lions following a two-year run at Lamar ...

“It’s a darker, more intimidating look. It’s about speed and power”

Following weeks of speculation by fans spurred on by teaser videos and rave reviews from opposition players at a recent TSN shoot, the BC Lions launched their new adidas jerseys on television ...

New Season, New Style: The adidas CFL Collection has landed!

TORONTO — The CFL, its nine teams and adidas unveiled the much anticipated new 2016 collection for the upcoming season, continuing the leagues new brand positioning. The entire new ...

#CFLDraft: Everything you need to know

BC LIONS: 2016 CFL DRAFT SELECTIONS Everything you need to know about the 2016 CFL Draft. Check back often for up-to-the-minute updates, analysis & more! ROUND 1     5th OVERALL ROUND ...

Prospect Profile: Vaillancourt set to join new football family

From his Laval football family to the CFL Draft, offensive guard Charles Vaillancourt is one of the top prospects in this year’s draft.

Bold moves, twists and turns highlight 2016 CFL Draft

They may have had the fewest picks in the draft, but it didn’t stop the Saskatchewan Roughriders from making the biggest splash.

That night in Hamilton…

Travis Lulay is still angry. He’s ticked-off, fired-up, hot under the collar, miffed and more than a bit peeved. It dates back a couple months, but the veteran Lions pivot gets heated up all over ...

Ryan Phillips: The Twelve-Year Rookie

SEATTLE, WA- It’s hard to not feel the excitement and anticipation on a beautiful Sunday morning in Seattle. The Mariners have completed their best April in six years, flirting with top spot in ...

Ageless Lumbala Ready For More Glory

He may now be tied with Jason Arakgi as the second-longest tenured BC Lion, but Rolly Lumbala wants to make one thing clear: He is definitely not the oldest guy on the roster “Let’s just make ...

Damn Daniel! Back at it again with the Lions

Exuberant offensive line coach Dan Dorazio is hard at work preparing for his nineteenth CFL season and first back with the Lions following a one-year stopover in Saskatchewan. Although the ...

CFL, NFL partner up to form officiating development program

The National Football League and Canadian Football League announced Friday the formation of the NFL-CFL Officiating Development Program.

Adekolu aims to make strides in third year

Stephen Adekolu admits football wasn’t always in his long term plans while growing up in Brampton, Ontario. “I wanted to be a zookeeper,” the Nigerian-born wide receiver said with a smile. ...

Quality control coach paves football path

In today’s football world, quality control coaches are a staple of every pro staff. That wasn’t the case in 1990 when a young up-and-comer named Jon Gruden was tasked with transferring the San ...

Elimimian on track to roar again in ’16

Solomon Elimimian is one of the more easy going guys you will find. That is, when he is not on the football field wreaking havoc on the opposing offence. Despite his calm, polite and classy ...

Bellefeuille excited to work in Lions offence

Experienced. That would be one word to describe the BC Lions coaching staff as they continue to gear up for the 2016 season. As CFL all-time wins leader Wally Buono prepares for a return to the ...
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