BC Lions Wally Buono named CFL coach of the year

Wally Buono

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Carolyn Smith tells us the defending Grey Cup champions have a new head coach, but last years man Wally Buono was awarded the 2011/12 CFL Coach of the Year this week. Bringing his team back from a 0-5 start to ultimately beat the Bombers 34-23 on home turf couldn’t have been a better way to end a fulfilling coaching career.

BC Lions have a Grey Cup rematch to kick off 2012

BC Lions Angus Reid

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Carolyn Smith tells us the defending Grey Cup champions will open the new season with a rematch against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at B.C. Place. Since they last played Wally Buono stepped down as head coach but stays on as GM, and appointed Mike Benevides as the team’s new leader. We like you can’t wait for the 2012 CFL season to begin.

Expect Exceptional: BC Lions Travis Lulay will win 2012 CFL MVP

Travis Lulay

NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Riley Trottier tells us the past five CFL MVP’s have all been quarterbacks. So have 9 of the last 10, the only exception being Geroy Simon in 2006 (who, it should be noted, was a BC Lions player. A bold CFL prediction. B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay Will Repeat As 2012 MVP.

The five players I wish still played ball for my B.C. Lions

Cameron Wake

C-Mac one of our BC Lions bloggers tells us If the Lions can keep the 2011 Grey Cup championship team together, they have the potential to quickly add to their list of cup triumphs. As good as this team was, imagine how fearsome they could be with some of these past Lions greats. James Parker, Mervyn Fernandez, Lui Passaglia, Roy Dewalt, and Cameron Wake. WOW.

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.

State of the Lions: Weekly Notebook | November 24th (Grey Cup Week)

BC Lions Angus Reid

Riley Trottier another one of our men with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the BC Lions Notebook. The November 24th, BC Lions inthe 2011 Grey Cup edition. The Lions season has been spectacular. Most sports movies don’t have a script like this. This season will go down in the history books if Travis Lulay can pull it off.

State of the Lions: Weekly Notebook | November 17th

Andrew Harris

Riley Trottier another one of our men with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the BC Lions Notebook. The November 17th, 2011 edition. The Western Championship is set, and the Lions are already hard at work preparing to meet the Edmonton Eskimos. Ricky Ray vs. Travis Lulay, should be great.

State of the Lions: Weekly Notebook November 9th

Felions

Riley Trottier another one of our men with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the BC Lions Notebook. The November 9th, 2011 edition. The BC Lions are enjoying a bye week. Resting up for the Western Conference Final. Travis Lulay and company are one game away from advancing to the 2011 Grey Cup.

State of the Lions: Weekly Notebook November 2nd

BC Lions Cheerleaders

Riley Trottier another one of our men with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the BC Lions Notebook. The November 2nd, 2011 edition. This week its the BC Lions vs. Montreal Alouettes. If the Lions win than they lock up the top seed in their conference. Travis Lulay and Anthony Calvillo will look to put on a great game.

State Of The Lions: Weekly Notebook | October 25th

BC Lions Notebook

Riley Trottier another one of our men with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the BC Lions Notebook. The October 25th, 2011 edition. The BC Lions will be playing the Eskimos on their home turf, and they need to get the crowd involved. Paul McCallum and Travis Lulay have to have great games!

State Of The Lions: Weekly Notebook | October 19th

Lions vs. Tiger-Cats

Riley Trottier another one of our men with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another edition of the BC Lions Notebook. The October 19th, 2011 edition. The B.C. Lions are heading to play the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for their last road game of the season, a game that they should win if they play well.

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