CFL Free Agency: BC Lions re-sign Dante Marsh & Ryan Phillips

Dante Marsh

Vancouver sports blogger Carolyn Smith reports this week the BC Lions announced they have locked up their Grey cup champion defensive backs Dante Marsh and Ryan Phillips. Familiar face within the ranks goes a long way. So one day is down in the opening day of CFL free agency. There wasn’t much news in the rest of the league, but for BC it’s almost over before it started.

CFL News: B.C. Lions re-sign receiver Paris Jackson

Paris Jackson

Vancouver sports blogger Steve Lee reports that on this week the BC Lions announced they have locked up their Grey cup champion wide receiver Paris Jackson. While figures of the extension have yet to be released, odds were high that he could have received a better offer and more prominent role with another club. A familiar face within the ranks goes a long way.

B.C. Lions re-sign record-setting kicker Paul McCallum

Paul McCallum

Vancouver sports blogger Carolyn Smith reports that on Friday the BC Lions will announce they have locked up their Grey cup champion kicker and oldest player in the CFL Paul McCallum. McCallum is not anticipating any dropoff in performance after setting a league record for field goal percentage. Wally Buono expects the 42 year old to help the Lions stay on top next season.

BC Lions Off-Season Player Report & Recent Headlines

Always a reason to cheer for the Lions

NWSB insider C-Mac brings us an update on your favorite CFL team out of Vancouver. The BC Lions have been busy in the offseason, re-signing Angus Reid, Khalif Mitchell, Arland Bruce, and Anton McKenzie while Solomon Elimimiam departed for Miami.

A Good Move: Andrew Harris Signs an extension with the BC Lions

Andrew Harris

Riley Trottier one of our BC Lions bloggers reports on the Andrew Harris contract signing. Harris agreed to a contract extension with the Grey Cup-champion B.C. Lions on Thursday. The Winnipeg native became B.C.’s starting running back midway through this season and finished with 458 yards rushing on 96 carries with a TD. Harris added 30 catches for 395 yards and seven touchdowns.

5 Reasons Why Mike Benevides was Wally Buono’s best choice

BC Lions Fans

NWSB insider Carolyn Smith brings us 5 reasons why Mike Benevides was Wally Buono’s choice as next head coach for the BC Lions. Benevides had a lot to do with the Lions winning this year’s Grey Cup, he knows talent and he’s dedicated and in it to win.

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.

B.C. Lions coach Wally Buono steps down after Grey Cup win

Wally Buono

Carolyn Smith our BC Lions blogger reports on the Lions head coach Wally Buono retiring from coaching this week following a BC Lions Grey Cup win. On contract till January of 2014, Buono will stay on as the team’s general manager and vice president of football operations, but will start the search for a coaching replacement immediately.

Five things the BC Lions need to do to repeat in 2012

Travis Lulay

NWSB insider Riley Trottier brings us his top 5 things the BC Lions need to do to repeat as Grey Cup champions next year. The Lions need to improve their run game, keep Travis Lulay around and start camp early and get the team in prime shape early. The duo of Andrew Harris and Jamal Robertson was not overly effective.

Five BIG Reasons the BC Lions Won the 99th Grey Cup!

Wally Buono

Riley Trottier another one of our men with his pulse on the Vancouver sports beat is back with another BC Lions article. The five main reasons the BC Lions were able to pull off a victory in the 99th CFL Grey Cup Championship game over the Blue Bombers. In 2011 Travis Lulay and Wally Buono are now legends in BC…

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.

The 2011 B.C. Lions Are Heading to the Grey Cup

Dante Marsh

Carolyn Smith is back with another Social Media report following the reaction post-game of the 2011 Western Final between the BC Lions and the Edmonton Eskimos. Geroy Simon tweeted “Thank you to the BC Lions fans you were great. Can’t wait to see the sea of Orange next week!”

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