Steve Lee weighs in with a Northwest Athlete Profile on former CFL punter and kicker for the BC Lions, and SFU Clansman, and Notre Dame High School athlete Lui Passaglia. 875 career field goals, with a cushion of 200 over the next closest tally. BC Lions Wall of Fame, BC Sports Hall of Fame, CFL Hall of Fame) Passaglia is one of the greatest football players to grace the gridiron.
Vancouver Whitecaps blogger C-Mac tells us a bit more about the coaching style of Martin Rennie. Hopefully, the west coast is about to see the inauguration of Alex Ferguson version 2.0. There are five considerations he will need to act on to ensure that he continues this remarkable chain of accomplishment to date.
C-Mac our Vancouver Whitecaps blogger tells us the Whitecaps managed to field a competitive squad just about every week.. The five top moments of the 2011 team. Bryce Alderson, a Whitecaps youth academy player doing well, signing Young-Pyo Lee, Eric Hassli’s spectacular dipping shot, and the opening game in Empire Field.. Here’s to the 2011 Whitecaps memories. Our Year In Review. Cheers.
Our Vancouver blogger Carolyn Smith tells us that a stadium strike has been averted as BC Place. As workers reached a deal on Tuesday. Good news that the Grey Cup is safe from a strike at BC Place Stadium eh? The $563M newly renovated stadium would have endured disrupted operations resulting in a lack of services for guests.
Vancouver sports insider Carolyn Smith tells us that two B.C. Lions CFL football club sources on the weekend indicated that a return to its previous policy of imposing a blackout in the Lower Mainland for the rest of the season, starting with Friday’s homecoming at B.C. Place Stadium could well happen.
The Seattle Sounders, an MLS powerhouse and ugly stepsister to the Vancouver Whitecaps come into town to play the last ever match at historic Empire Field on Saturday. The Whitecaps have won their past two games at home though and don’t appear to want to be gracious hosts. If Eric Hassli can break his scoring drought the homeside could steal a win…