Calgary Stampeders win Grey Cup, beating Ottawa 27-16
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Terry Williams and Bo Levi Mitchell helped the Calgary Stampeders end their Grey Cup misery.
Williams had a Grey Cup-record 97-yard punt return for a touchdown and Calgary beat the Ottawa Redblacks 27-16 on Sunday night after falling short the previous two years in the Canadian Football League title game.
Calgary lost 39-33 in overtime to Ottawa in 2016, and dropping a 27-24 decision to Toronto last year. The Stampeders won their eighth title and first since 2014.
Stamps’ Mitchell wins second CFL outstanding player award
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell won his second CFL's outstanding player award Thursday night.
The former Eastern Washington and SMU star from Katy, Texas, also won in 2015. He will lead Calgary into the Grey Cup game Sunday against the Ottawa Redblacks.
Mitchell had a CFL-high — and career-best — 35 touchdown passes in leading Calgary to the league's best regular-season record (13-5). He threw for 5,124 yards.
Johnny Manziel sits in Tiger-Cats’ opening loss
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Johnny Manziel never made it off the sideline in Hamilton's regular-season opener, looking on as starter Jeremiah Masoli played in the Tiger-Cats' 28-14 loss to the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday night.
Manziel is making a comeback with the Canadian Football League team after being released by the Cleveland Browns in March 2016. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner at Texas A&M was 21 of 32 for 168 yards and a touchdown in two exhibition games.
Grey Cup: Toronto rallies in snow to beat Calgary 27-24
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Lirim Hajrullahu kicked a 32-yard field goal with 49 seconds left and the Toronto Argonauts stunned the Calgary Stampeders 27-24 on Sunday night in the Canadian Football League's snowy 105th Grey Cup.
Hurricane lashes hometown of former Eastern Washington football star Bo Levi Mitchell
Former Eastern Washington football star Bo Levi Mitchell is struggling to keep his mind on the game.
While his hometown of Katy, Texas, is battling to hold back the floodwaters caused by Hurricane Harvey, Mitchell is thousands of miles away in Calgary, Alberta – and feeling helpless.
At the home of his father and stepmother, the water covers the driveway and threatens their home.
Bo Levi Mitchell, Stampeders lead West sweep of CFL awards
TORONTO (AP) — Bo Levi Mitchell and the Calgary Stampeders led a West Division sweep at the CFL awards banquet Thursday night.
Mitchell was selected the league's outstanding player. The former Eastern Washington star led Calgary to a 15-1-1 record in his 17 starts — he didn't play in the season-ending loss to Montreal — and anchored the CFL's most potent offense.
The Stampeders will face Ottawa in the Grey Cup on Sunday.
Dickenson-led Stampeders defeat BC, earn Grey Cup berth
CALGARY, Alberta – The Calgary Stampeders, coached by former Montana quarterback Dave Dickenson, earned their second Grey Cup berth in three years with a 42-15 win over the BC Lions Sunday afternoon in the 2016 Western Final at McMahon Stadium.
Stampeders beat Lions 42-15, advance to Grey Cup
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Bo Levi Mitchell threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns and the Calgary Stampeders routed the B.C. Lions 42-15 on Sunday in the CFL's West Division final to reach the Grey Cup.
The Stampeders will face the Ottawa Redblacks in the championship game Sunday in Toronto. The Redblacks beat visiting Edmonton 35-23 in the snowy East final earlier Sunday.
QB Gage Gubrud thrilling, thriving at Eastern Washington
BOZEMAN — Eastern Washington has had an embarrassment of offensive riches during Beau Baldwin’s career in Cheney, Wash. In his nine-year stint as head coach, EWU has ranked in the top 10 in the Football Championship Subdivision in passing offense seven times and in total offense five times.