- Western Mustangs coach Greg Marshall told Morris Dalla Costa that QB Michael Faulds' "knee's a little swollen and sore, but there is no ligament damage we know of. I expect he will play on Saturday."
The upshot is Faulds has sacrificed so much for his team and the game you'd hope he wouldn't finish his career watching his team play. (London Free Press)
- All of the Saskatchewan Roughriders' points in that 44-44 tie last weekend vs. Calgary were scored by Canadians, including touchdown catches by Andy Fantuz (Western) and Chris Getzlaf (Regina).
"The Riders have established non-imports as a priority since Eric Tillman replaced Roy Shivers as general manager on Aug. 23, 2006 ...Saturday’s game offers proof of Tillman’s statements.(Regina Leader-Post)
"(Rob) Bagg, Fantuz, Getzlaf and Jason Clermont each had more than 50 yards in total receptions. They also accounted for 29 of (QB Darian) Durant’s 35 completed passes and 361 of the Riders’ 427 total passing yards.
- How did you know the Guelph Mercury would be the one to write, "For example, Waterloo would get the playoff berth if it won by 67 points and Guelph lost by 30?" Tomorrow, the same writer will write you could get a date with your celebrity crush if your annual income increased $6.7 million and hers/his dropped by $3 million.
- Queen's QB Dan Brannagan gets the "cool customer" tag. (Burlington Post)
- Former Queen's centre (and football running back) Billy Burke has signed on as an assistant coach with the OHL's Niagara IceDogs, the team owned and operated by his parents. (St. Catharines Standard)
- Every so often, there's a good story about a player who basically recruits himself. Defenceman Joe Tolles is that guy for No. 6 Brock. (St. Catharines Standard)
- Mark Wacyk has a look at several teams across the country heading into a fun weekend of non-conference tournaments, including UVic's Guy Vetrie Memorial (Alberta, Carleton and Fraser Valley are coming) and the Ottawa Gee-Gees' Jack Donohue Tip-off Tournament (Bishop's, Cape Breton, Toronto). The Showron Glover-led Saskatchewan Huskies have McGill, Regina and Thompson Rivers in for the weekend. It's the best chance to see some unique matchups from now until the Christmas holidays. (cishoops.ca)
- Former Windsor all-Canadian centre Greg Surmacz is getting along very well playing professionally in Poland. (cishoops.ca)