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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 ...

Big O Looks Back With No Regrets

April 4, 2019 | Matt Baker
When chatting about the difficult decision to walk away from pro football, Jovan Olafioye couldn’t help but reflect on how his path to Canada began. Flashback to a BC Lions open workout in ...

Ed Hervey Recaps Week One Of Free Agency

February 15, 2019 | Matt Baker
By the end of year one on the job, Ed Hervey had his foundation. Here and there, he started to chip away at some walls. Now as he enters year two guiding the BC Lions’ ship, he could be ...

Back Where He Belongs | Phillips Excited For New Chapter

January 16, 2019 | Matt Baker
If you were to compile a list of CFL players who never quite looked right in a different team’s colours, Ryan Phillips would certainly be at or near the top. That would be true for any man ...

2018 | The Year That Was

December 30, 2018 | Matt Baker
January 4- the Lions round out their 2018 coaching staff by adding Markus Howell as receivers coach and passing game coordinator, reuniting him with new offensive coordinator Jarious Jackson. The ...

Breaking Down The 2019 Schedule

December 20, 2018 | Matt Baker
One week after the introduction of new head coach DeVone Claybrooks, fans of the BC Lions received another early Christmas present as the CFL released the 2019 regular season schedule. Once ...

Knocking Down Bricks | Claybrooks Staff Locked In

December 18, 2018 | Matt Baker
When DeVone Claybrooks talks about locking up the members of his 2019 coaching staff, we’re reminded of the brief, yet addicting, obsession with the Blackberry game known as Brick Breaker. ...

DeVone Claybrooks | From Martinsville To The BC Lions

December 11, 2018 | Matt Baker
He has now made the full trek from Martinsville, Virginia to being named the 26th head coach in BC Lions history. For DeVone Claybrooks, that journey hasn’t come without a couple of scary ...

Hervey’s Next Step Starts With Coaching Search

December 1, 2018 | Matt Baker
Friday marked the one-year anniversary of his appointment as BC Lions general manager. Yet, Ed Hervey was still marvelling at just how much it rains on the west coast. “We don’t have ...

Special Teams Supremacy | The Case For Ty Long

November 20, 2018 | Matt Baker
How much does Ty Long love football? All you need to do is consider the fact he was out on the Lions’ practice field kicking balls on his own on Tuesday afternoon; no less than nine days ...

Roller Coaster Of Emotions As Lions Close Book On 2018

November 13, 2018 | Matt Baker
As Wally Buono was clipping on the lav microphone ahead of the final official press conference of his brilliant head- coaching career, you could sense the emotion and reality of his goodbye was ...

Trainer Reichelt Calls It A Career After 42 Seasons

November 5, 2018 | Matt Baker
Although he will be best known for his longevity with the BC Lions, Bill Reichelt admits one of the more unique memories of his career as an athletic therapist didn’t occur close to the ...

Levy Holds Fond Memories Of Wally Buono

October 29, 2018 | Matt Baker
In football terms, Marv Levy has seen it all and seemingly done it all. He is the only head coach in history to appear in four consecutive Super Bowls, was named to the NFL 1990s all-decade team ...

The Story Behind The Shot

September 25, 2018 | Matt Baker
If you attended Saturday’s thrilling comeback win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, your pulse probably hasn’t stopped racing. Simply put, the CFL classic had it all. An amazing comeback, ...

Patient Jennings Once Again Holds The Keys

September 18, 2018 | Matt Baker
The good news is, he’s loose, relaxed and clearly not feeling any extra pressure after re-inheriting his old starting job. Well, maybe a bit rusty. Upon meeting the horde of reporters for ...
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