BURNABY — A framed photo sits on the dresser drawer of his room in the Burquitlam rental he shares with six other housemates, and for Simon Fraser sophomore safety Gideone Kremler, all it takes is a simple daily glance back at his 12-year-old self to understand — despite all of the pain and disappointment — […]
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No. 2 Mt. Douglas at No. 3 Notre Dame: Who wins? Victoria’s Rams with its Thunder & Lightning at backfield, or the Iron Curtain defence of East Van’s Jugglers!
BURNABY — The heavens have been threatening all week with a distinct dark-cloud scowl, and yet if the football gods do indeed decide to order up rain by sheets for Friday afternoon’s highly-anticipated AAA clash of unbeatens at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex (2 p.m.), then so be it.East Vancouver’s No. 3-ranked Notre Dame Jugglers have […]
Varsity Letters’ Big 5 Triple A high school football rankings: ‘Look up, look wayyy up’ at No. 1 Vancouver College and No. 2 Mt. Douglas!
LANGLEY — Back in the late 1960s, at my home in a rural part of North Delta, I’d watch a kid’s show on the CBC called ‘The Friendly Giant’ in which the title character, made to look larger than life by a simple upwards camera pan, would ask his young viewers to ‘Look up… wayyyy […]
For No. 2-ranked Mt. Douglas, the blueprint is in place! Rams set to take first big steps in post-Gideone Kremler era
VICTORIA — The Gideone Kremler era may have ended at Mt. Douglas Secondary, but the good news for fans of Rams football, is that the Gideone Kremler model remains.
Subway Bowl 2018’s inner secrets: One sleep ahead of Rams-Hyacks AAA finale, Mt. Doug’s Kremler says: “…it’s been a Clash of Titans every time.”
VANCOUVER — Nov. 2. Mercer Stadium. One minute remaining in the fourth quarter. Gideone Kremler to Eddy Shala. Sixteen yards. Touchdown. Final score: Mt. Douglas 34 New Westminster 28.
Subway Bowl’s quarterback brotherhood: Rams’ Kremler, Hyacks’ Philip share friendship, respect on and off the field
VANCOUVER — A learned football sage pointed out earlier this week that a unique B.C. high school football era will be coming to an end Saturday at B.C. Place Stadium when the Mt. Douglas Rams and the New Westmintser Hyacks meet at 7 p.m. to decide the 2018 Subway Bowl B.C. Triple A champion.
The Power of Four: Saturday’s quartet of AAA Subway Bowl semifinalists have won seven of last eight B.C. titles! So what’s their secret?
VANCOUVER — The. Mt. Douglas Rams have set the most recent bar of excellence within the senior varsity ranks of B.C. high school football. Yet the three other teams which join the Victoria juggernaut Saturday in the Subway Bowl AAA semifinal round at B.C. Place Stadium help give the 2018 Final Four a unique distinction.
Gideone gets his giddy-up: A healthy QB Kremler, talented rising seniors all good news for AAA No. 4 Mt. Douglas Rams
VICTORIA — Victoria’s Mt. Douglas Rams know they are staring head-on into what could be a very special season.
Super Sammy lifts Hyacks with grinder’s mentality, No. 1 New West tops No. 5 Mt. Douglas for Subway Final 4 berth
NEW WESTMINSTER —You’ve got to first be a grinder if you want to be a game-breaker. If you needed proof of what is surely a playoff football axiom, you saw it as the second half of the 2017 Subway Bowl quarterfinal clash between Victoria’s Mt. Douglas Rams and the host New Westminster Hyacks unfolded on Friday at […]
Gideone Kremler: On comeback trail, Mt. Doug Rams’ quarterback shows he is truly the ‘Great Warrior’
His given name, roughly translated, is Great Warrior. For Mt. Douglas Rams’ quarterback Gideone Kremler, it’s been all too fitting over a high school football career in which he has matured from a young lion king into a crusty, old field general, all by his 11th grade campaign.