Under the dome – BC Lions QB Mike Reilly in the spotlight

The student Mike Reilly helped the Lions clinch a playoff berth for the Grey Cup Playoffs

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Mike Reilly today. As a lifelong professional backup QB, it’s never easy coming in for a starter that has your team on the verge of a playoff bert, but Mike Reilly did just that for the Lions against Edmonton. He may start next game against Calgary as well. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions SB/R Geroy Simon in the spotlight

Geroy Simon

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Geroy Simon today. Missing his first game in four years last weekend, Simon took to mentoring and supporting his receiving core crew, while at the same time giving the club and fans a small glimpse of what the team may be in for when “Superman” decides to finally hang up his cape. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions LB Adam Bighill in the spotlight

Adam Bighill BC Lions

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Adam Bighill today. Bighill is pacing the Leo’s defense in just his second season with the Lions. He has taken the role of filling the gigantic shoes of Solomon Elimimian, a role in which he already finds himself not only leading the club with 45 tackles. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions RB Andrew Harris in the spotlight

Andrew Harris

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Andrew Harris today. Starting the 2012 season fully embedded in the starting lineup, Harris has not disappointed. With the Lions currently in a three way battle for first place in the West, the Winnipeg native sits just 25 yards being the rushing/receiving leader Brandon Whitaker. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions receiver Kierrie Johnson in the spotlight

Kierrie Johnson

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Kierrie Johnson today. Heck of a start to a career for Johnson. He used the biggest game of the season, the 2011 Grey Cup to help showcase his future with the club, completing two receptions for 81 yards, including a 66 yard scamper for the end zone. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay in the spotlight

Travis Lulay

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Travis Lulay today. If you live in and around Canada you know exactly what Travis Lulay did with the Lions last year. Turning a dreadful 0-5 start into a crazy eight game winning streak, a regular season 11-7 record and a Grey Cup and MVP championship season.

Head Coach Mike Benevides takes the wheel for the BC Lions

Mike Benevides

NWSB insider Riley Trottier brings us news this week of the hiring of new BC Lions football coach Mike Benevides. General Manager Wally Buono decided to promote the defensive coordinator to coach the team. Benevides, a Toronto native won his first Grey Cup while on the staff of the Calgary Stampeders before helping the Lions capture the 2006 and 2011 championships.

Memo: Our BC Lions Won The 99th Grey Cup in Vancouver!

BC Lions Grey Cup Champions

BC Lions blogger Carolyn Smith asks the question. Why was it so quiet in Vancouver after a hometown team wins a Championship title. The BC Lions won the 99th Grey Cup in Vancouver on Sunday. She peered over the city from her friends’ balcony east of Main street after the game, looking for some fireworks or noise or hoopla – dead silence in Vancouver.

Lions Lulay & McCallum big winners at 2011 CFL awards ceremony

Travis Lulay

It’s been 17 years since the B.C. Lions won the Grey Cup at BC Place, but on Thursday night two of the the teams best players were honored by Football Reporters of Canada and CFL head coaches in winning some 2011 CFL Awards. Congrats to Travis Lulay and Paul McCallum.

BC Lions Arland Bruce gives the Leo’s a new attitude

Arland Bruce

Quick look at the Canadian football leagues BC Lions veteran wide receiver Arland Bruce. After eleven years in the league, no longer the young buck on the squad, and closer to the downside of his career, the addition of Arland Bruce has helped kick the butts of the other BC Lions receivers. Akeem Foster, Tim Brown, and Geroy Simon are all benefitting…

BC Lions’ 2000 Grey Cup Run

Damon Allen will be inducted into the Wall of Fame for the Lions. But does he deserve it more than Casey Printers?

In another installment of our Great Northwest sports moments Matt Larkin weighs in with his take on the 2000 Candian Football Leagues Grey Cup Championship run by the B.C. Lions. Who will be the next great Lion to get them back in a Grey Cup?

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