Three Former Cougars Drafted in CFL
Threeformer Cougars were drafted in the CFL last week. Mike Edem was claimed by the Montreal Alouettes in the first round (3rd overall). Edem played for the Champlain-Lennoxville Cougars in 2008 and then headed towards the University of Calgary where he was named the Canada West defensive MVP in 2012.
Jr. Seydou Haidara for his part was drafted in the second round (12th overall) by the B.C. Lions. Jr. Seydou was the first receiver selected. He proudly wore the Cougar Paw from 2006 to 2008 and then continued his football career with the Laval Rouge et Or.
Elie Ngoyi, meanwhile was drafted by the Edmonton Eskimos in the sixth round (51st overall). Elie played for Champlain-Lennoxville from 2006 to 2008 before joining the Gaiters at Bishop’s University.
TheCanada-Quebec Francophonie Games basketball team will be holding its final tryout at Bishop’s University on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 in Mitchell Gymnasium. Twelve Cégep and University players will be chosen from about the 40 trying out. Bishop’s Gaiters women’s basketball bench boss Alex Perno is the squad’s head coach and will make his final selections on Sunday, May 26. The team is set to compete at the seventh edition of the Francophonie Games in Nice, France from September 6-15, 2013. For more details about the Francophonie games please visit: http://jeux.francophonie.org/.