Archive of posts tagged "football"

Geroy Simon New CFL Record Holder For Receiving Yards

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Geroy Simon of the BC Lions broke the CFL’s record for receiving yards tonight at BC Place. Photo credit: John Bollwitt Simon caught a 56 yard pass from Travis Lulay to knock his total up to 940 receptions, 15,192 yards — beating Milt Stegall’s previous record. From TSN: “Simon achieved the feat in the same […]

BC Place Tidbits & BC Lions Giveaway

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BC Place has been an icon in Vancouver since it first opened in June of 1983. It’s featured on post cards, posters, banners, and almost every image that depicts our city. Photo credit: Basedigital Images on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Home to the 2011 Grey Cup Champion BC Lions and Vancouver’s […]

Vancouver’s Official Super Bowl Party

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Next weekend the NFL and Bud Light are hosting Vancouver’s Official Super Bowl XLVI Party, showing the big game live from Indianapolis. The event at the Commodore will kick off with a welcome from the Seattle Seahawks Cheerleaders and after the game there will be a live performance from The Sheepdogs. What Vancouver’s Official Super […]

History Tidbits: Grey Cup in Vancouver

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They 99th Grey Cup Championship is coming to Vancouver at the end of this week with a parade, festival, and final game in which our BC Lions are participating. The Lions had a bumpy start to their season at Empire Field but moved into their renovated home at BC Place and stormed up the ranks […]

Tackle Hunger Food Drive 2011

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The Purolator Tackle Hunger Food Drive, in partnership with the BC Lions for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society, is taking place this coming Saturday, August 13th. Photo credit: blog_bleistift on Flickr This is the 9th annual Tackle Hunger campaign and fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food item donations or cash in support of […]

Grey Cup Festival Vancouver 2011

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The 99th Grey Cup championship and festival will take place in Vancouver Thursday, November 24th through to game day Sunday, November 27th. Tickets for the game and festival, Canada’s largest sporting event, went on sale earlier this week. The Grey Cup festival, hosted by the BC Lions, will run for four days in downtown Vancouver […]