CIS Football Report (Week 1)

The first week of the CIS season officially began with the OUA kicking things off as usual and one team putting the rest of the division on notice, at least for one week.

CIS Football Report (Week 6)

Rivalries are the lifeblood of university football as they are often the games that everyone is waiting for in a season.

2015 CIS Football Preview: OUA Conference

It is the largest conference in the CIS and one that many could see as one of the toughest to have any type of run through.

CIS Football Report (Week 7)

The CIS season is quickly coming to a close for many teams with only a few games left for almost every team. As the league begins to close out the playoff race heats up for teams that are looking to play football late into November. The OUA is already coming through their season as they get into the playoffs with many teams only having two games left in their season.

Is McMaster Done? (OUA Preview)

The OUA will see plenty of changes in 2013 as a new team enters the fold and the dominant team has been gutted. The Carlton Ravens will be the new team on the block as they return to the football field for the first time in 15 years. They will have a high hill to climb as they enter the biggest conference in the CIS and will have to compete with some very well established programs.

CIS Football Report (Week 3)

Three weeks are done in the CIS football season and the usual suspects are again beginning to rise to the top of the league. Teams like Laval, McMaster, Calgary, Montreal, and Queen’s are all looking good once again this year. With each team earning yet another win this week they have become the teams to watch this season as all look to have a shot at their conferences and the much bigger prize of the Vanier Cup.

The Marauders look for a repeat season (2012 OUA Preview)

Ontario University Athletics is the largest and most prestigious of all of the conferences in the CIS. The OUA is the home of some of the oldest teams in North America with three teams created before the 1900s. Football began with universities and colleges and in Canada some of the first teams from universities were located in Ontario.

CIS Football Report (Week 3)

The CIS went into the third week of the season with the top teams asserting their dominance over the competition. This was true of the Western Mustangs as they took on their equals from last year in the Ottawa Gee Gees. Last year the Gee Gees were one of the best teams in the nation and won the OUA regular season title. As they marched towards the Vanier Cup they met the Western Mustangs in the Yates Cup final. The Gee Gees season ended when the Mustangs beat them in the Yates Cup. This year the Mustangs are favorites to win the OUA but the Gee Gees were hanging on through two weeks of the season.

Can OUA Stay Strong? (OUA Preview)

In the biggest Conference of the CIS there is one more team competing for the Yates cup this year. Last year Waterloo’s program was suspended due to the discovery of performance enhancing drugs in student’s lockers. This year they will return but with many of their players transferring or graduating they, most likely, will not threaten. University of Toronto and York University will be in this boat with Waterloo although The Varsity Blues have shown more signs of life. The ones to watch will be the Western Mustangs, McMaster Marauders, and the Guelph Gryphons as all three of these teams have remained strong and look to improve on their seasons last year.

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