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“We Will Overcome It” | Rick LeLacheur On Moving Forward to 2021

August 17, 2020 | Matt Baker
Many with the BC Lions and across the CFL had been dreading it. Still, the official news that we won’t see a Grey Cup champion crowned for the first time in over 100 years was a tough pill ...

Optimism Remains High For Campbell

August 14, 2020 | Matt Baker
To use a classic CFL term, it’s come down to the final minute and the offence is backed up, in need of a score. That would be the best way to describe the situation as the league and its ...

November Rides, Switching Sides | Our History With The Stamps

August 12, 2020 | Matt Baker
We figured it’s time to talk about our rivalry with the Calgary Stampeders. Why not? The teams were originally scheduled to lock horns in the second of three meetings this week and as you ...

A Look At Our Winning History Against Ottawa

July 11, 2020 | Matt Baker
As we in British Columbia continue to flatten the curve, there is a small hint of light at the end of this bizarre COVID-19 tunnel. Through it all, it has been hard to not look at the original ...

Road To 2011 Grey Cup | 5 Key Moments From Magical Season

July 9, 2020 | Matt Baker
The story of the 2011 Grey Cup champion Lions will forever go down in history. From an 0-5 start to an incredible second-half turnaround that was highlighted by the re-opening of a renovated and ...

“I’ll Always Be A Lion” | Lulay Embarks On New Adventure

May 7, 2020 | Matt Baker
It was always the plan for Travis Lulay to end up here. But like many of life’s paths, it was a long and winding journey. Both he and the Lions organization will be forever grateful. When ...

Simon Reflects On CFL Milestone

May 4, 2020 | Staff
Written By Steven Chang On June 29, 2012, our very own Geroy Simon reached the prestigious milestone of becoming CFL’s all-time leader in receiving yards. Superman broke the record on a 56-yard ...

Travis Brown Opens Up On COVID-19 Experience

April 23, 2020 | Matt Baker
For the first time in six weeks, life feels somewhat normal again for Travis Brown. In between the daily routine of virtual coaches meetings and breaking down film of the top linebackers eligible ...

Baker’s Archives | Travis Torches Ticats

March 23, 2020 | Matt Baker
During these times of self-isolation and no live sports to enjoy, BC Lions Communications and Content Manager Matt Baker digs back through his previous game archives to recap some of the more ...

Ambrosie’s CFL 2.0 Vision on Full Display In Vancouver

March 4, 2020 | Matt Baker
Randy Ambrosie is a man with a grand plan and clear vision on what his CFL will look like. And it was on full display during a visit to Vancouver as part of his third annual cross-Canada road ...

“I Believe We’re Building Something Special”- Grymes Locked In Through ’21

January 29, 2020 | Matt Baker
You will sense a few common themes amongst most of the players who last a long time in professional sports. One of those is the fact they all never lose sight of the wisdom they learned from ...

“I’ve learned to appreciate every single year.”- T.J. Lee On Signing Extension

January 28, 2020 | Matt Baker
On the afternoon it became official he’ll remain in orange and black for at least two more seasons, T.J. Lee paused for a moment of reflection. When doing so, he was reminded just how ...

Godber On Track After Year-Long Setback

January 16, 2020 | Matt Baker
It was Canadian music icon Alanis Morrisette who shot up the charts with her hit song “Ironic.” Some 25 years later, it’s hulking offensive lineman Peter Godber singing that catchy tune. A quick ...

Anticipation Rising For 2020 Season

January 8, 2020 | Matt Baker
With head coach Rick Campbell finalizing his staff earlier this week and the CFL’s coaches and executives descending on Blue Mountain, Ontario for their first round of league meetings in ...

Locked In For 2020, White IV Ready To Take Next Step

November 27, 2019 | Matt Baker
He eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the first time in his career, trailed only Bryan Burnham and Ryan Lankford with 1,345 total yards from scrimmage and along with Brandon Rutley helped ...

Odell Willis | From Arena League To CFL ‘Mt. Sackmore’

September 24, 2019 | Matt Baker
You could see the emotion in his eyes. And maybe the hard journey he took to the pros, combined with the fact it took him a few weeks to get it made it mean a lot more. After Odell Willis became ...

A Familiar Path

July 12, 2019 | Matt Baker
They have travelled this path before. Everyone knows the story of the 2011 BC Lions. With massive pre-season expectations that came with hosting the 99th Grey Cup at a refurbished BC Place that ...

Returning To The ‘6IX’| Business First And Foremost

July 3, 2019 | Matt Baker
The world of sports is filled with interesting theories. Perhaps one of the most interesting this writer ever heard was a reason for the Toronto Maple Leafs’ ineptitude and failure to ...

Anticipation Rising For Coach Claybrooks

April 15, 2019 | Matt Baker
As we close in on the one-month countdown to training camp and the calendar pages get ripped off like bandages, anticipation is rising. At the centre of it all is Lions head coach DeVone ...

DC Just Wants To Play | “People Haven’t Seen The Best Of Me Yet.”

April 5, 2019 | Matt Baker
Expectations don’t always meet reality. As a six-year veteran of the CFL, Duron Carter knows exactly how that works. So it’s safe to say the charismatic wide receiver knows there is ...
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