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Stamps mourn the death of Lary Kuharich

November 15, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
The Calgary Stampeders are saddened to learn of the death of former head coach Lary Kuharich, who passed away on Sunday. He was 70. Kuharich, a native of Middletown, N.Y., was hired by the Stamps ...

New T.O. destination

October 6, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
The Stamps’ Toronto travels have led to different addresses over the years. The first was 299 Bloor St. West, site of Varsity Stadium, where the Stampeders won their very first Grey Cup ...

Coleman an all-time great

August 18, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
Last week, former Stampeders running back Lovell Coleman passed away at a hospice at the age of 78. Coleman, a native of Hamtramck, Mich., who remained in Canada after his CFL career, was one of ...

Taylor-made memories

August 11, 2016 | George Johnson
Close his eyes and he can still feel the wind whipping sadistically at his skin, like a wet towel snapped in the breeze. Feel his eyes watering, the ferocious cold. Oncoming sensory ...

Sweet success story

July 28, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
Back in 1949, Ezzrett Anderson thought his football career was over. The Kentucky State alum had played for semi-pro teams in the Los Angeles area in the mid-1940s but by 1949 Anderson had ...

Tied to history

July 14, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
Last week, the Stampeders and Ottawa RedBlacks played through four quarters of regulation time and two shootout overtime rounds without being able to determine a victor, resulting in a final ...

One tough Granny

July 7, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
In Stampeders history, there have been players with tough-sounding names. Butch. Bubba. Tank. Then there’s that lineman who played for the Red and White in the late 1960s and early 1970s who went ...

Riding off into the sunset

June 30, 2016 | George Johnson
Fresh off a magical Grey Cup season, Wally Buono — a little, no actually a lot, less grey than today — was the redoubtable man at the helm down at McMahon Stadium back then. Doug Flutie was the ...

Andrew bucks the trend

June 23, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
There have been some very unique aspects to football in Canada over the years. The rouge, of course, is a delightfully named CanCon characteristic. Then there was that period when fans in this ...

Stamps mourn death of Fred James

June 16, 2016 | Daryl Slade
The Calgary Stampeders have lost one of the key members of their vaunted defence that led them to the 1971 Grey Cup championship, their first title in 23 years. Fred James, who suited up for ...

Cope-ing with greatness

May 26, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
With 622 receptions, more than 10,000 yards and 75 touchdowns to his credit, no one can ever say that switching to receiver was a mistake for Jeremaine Copeland. But there were times during his ...

McMaster is a school of hard Knox

May 19, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
Greg Knox has logged a lot of miles during his football career but there are two places in particular he’s called home. At the university level, it’s been Hamilton, where Knox returns in 2016 to ...

Lucky 13

May 13, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
None of the Calgary Stampeders’ lockers at McMahon Stadium had a No. 13 jersey hanging from a hook during the 2016 season. And we can confidently say there won’t be a No. 13 in Stamps colours ...

Threads of time

May 12, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
  What’s red and white and gold and silver and black and blue and yellow? The answer is the Calgary Stampeders’ uniforms over the decades. Traditionalists may cry out in anguish over any ...

Danny Mac honoured

May 5, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
Danny McManus is entering another Hall of Fame. Already a distinguished member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, the longtime CFL quarterback earlier this week was announced as one of the ...

Flutie was fancy-footed on the field

April 28, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
Earlier this week, Doug Flutie’s stint on Dancing With the Stars came to and end as he and partner Karina Smirnoff came up short in a combination of judge scoring and viewer voting. On the ...

Dales took trail to Calgary

April 21, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
Burke Dales’ professional football career almost never happened. In 2002, a tryout with the National Football League’s Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t work out. He did make an impression with the ...

Fields of dreams

April 14, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
Earlier this week, the Montreal Alouettes announced they had hired William Fields as their assistant defensive backs and defensive quality control coach. The name is very familiar to Stamps fans ...

Moore was an original Stamp

April 7, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
Ken Moore, a member of the Stampeders during the club’s first full season in 1946, has passed away at the age of 90. A Calgary product and St. Mary’s alum, Moore was a guard and tackle for the ...

Deibert made Calgary home

March 31, 2016 | Stampeders.com Staff
One way or another, life kept bringing Scott Deibert back to Calgary and the city’s football teams. The Moose Jaw, Sask., native first came to Cowtown after high school to compete in freestyle ...
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