Lions high on ‘sleeper’ Guy

The football “sleeper play” — where a man could lose himself in a crowd by the sidelines, yet remain an eligible receiver — has been banned for decades. Still, “sleeper” plays continue at draft time. The B.C. Lions feel they ...

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Football dreams come true for Ryan Nieuwesteeg

Moments before he was selected by the Toronto Argonauts in Tuesday’s CFL draft, Ryan Nieuwesteeg received a call from the team informing him of the impending selection.   “I had to compose myself to answer the phone call and after ...

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Uren, One of Six Western Mustangs selected in CFL draft

Two years ago it would have been considered a long shot that Rupert Butcher would have ever been selected in the Canadian Football League draft. He was playing behind Daryl Waud and Rory Connop, two highly rated defensive tackles for ...

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Okanagan Sun player drafted by the B.C. Lions

KELOWNA – One of the Okanagan Sun’s defensive stars last season is getting a shot at the big leagues. The B.C. Lions picked Brennan Van Nistelrooy in the sixth round of this year’s CFL Draft. Last year Van Nistelrooy lead ...

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