Adam Sinagra leads Calgary Dinos to Vanier Cup championship in final U Sports game

QUEBEC — Fourth-year quarterback Adam Sinagra led the Calgary Dinos to a 27-13 win over the Montreal Carabins for the Vanier Cup on Saturday. Sinagra, a native Chateauguay, Que., completed 22-of-28 passes for 292 yards and two touchdowns in his…

Vanier Cup final a homecoming for University of Calgary Dinos quarterback Adam Sinagra

University of Calgary Dinos quarterback Adam Sinagra has undoubtedly earned himself the right to be called a star. He’s set records, won numerous awards, including the prestigious Hec Crighton Award for Canadian university football MVP, and has turned the heads…

Mustangs quarterback named Canadian university football’s best player

Western Mustangs quarterback Chris Merchant is capping off his collegiate career with the ultimate individual honour. The fifth-year quarterback won the Hec Crighton Trophy as the top Canadian university football player at the USports awards banquet in Quebec City. The…

Bringing Vanier Cup back to Grey Cup week ‘a very real possibility,’ CFL commissioner says

The Vanier Cup will become part of Grey Cup again if the CFL commissioner gets his way. Incorporating the Canadian university football championship into Grey Cup week is high on Randy Ambrosie’s to-do list. “The opportunity to bring Grey Cup…

Defence comes up big as Western Mustangs improve to 5-0 in OUA football

In his OUA career, Western Mustang quarterback Chris Merchant has thrown for 50 touchdowns and run for 14 more. On Saturday in Guelph, the Gryphons managed to keep Merchant and the rest of the Western offence out of the end…

‘It’s a huge honour’: SMU to retire Huskies legend Chris Flynn’s jersey

For the first time in the school’s history, the Saint Mary’s Huskies will be retiring one of their former student athlete’s jerseys. The Halifax university announced Thursday that all-star quarterback Chris Flynn’s #1 will be retired at a ceremony in…

Chris Merchant gives the Western Mustangs a chance to defend their Vanier Cup title

Sometimes teams find inspiration going into big games. And sometimes that inspiration is found during the game itself. Hobbled, but somehow handling it, Western Mustangs quarterback Chris Merchant led his unbeaten team to a 47-24 victory over the Saskatchewan Huskies in…