BC Lions season concludes

NEWS_Sports BC LIONS

‘A lot went wrong…’

By Michael Sopow, Sports Reporter

On November 16, the BC Lions ended their 2014 season with a 50-17 loss against the Montreal Alouettes. With a multitude of team injuries occurring throughout the year—including starting quarterback Travis Lulay—BC Lions general manager and vice president Wally Buono publicly stated that the injuries played a major part in why the Lions performed so poorly this season.

“We all have to share in the blame,” Buono said on November 21 during CBC Radio’s the Early Edition, “A lot went wrong.

“We had a lot of injuries right off the bat. There was (sic) times at training camp we could barely practice because we hadn’t enough healthy bodies.”

Besides Lulay, the other significant injury was running back Andrew Harris, who separated his left ankle. With the BC Lions finishing second-last in the west division, Buono stated there needed to be drastic change.

As a result of the dismal season, on November 20, the BC Lions revealed their decision to fire head coach Mike Benevides. “Our football team experienced a very tumultuous season. Still, we believe as an organization that the team we had assembled was capable of more than what we accomplished in the regular season and in the playoffs. In short, we under-performed and failed to meet both our own expectations and the expectations of our fans.”

Though the 2014 season was disappointing, the BC Lions have had some successful seasons in the recent past. In 2006, the BC Lions defeated the Montreal Alouettes to win the Grey Cup. In both 2011 and 2012, the BC Lions finished the regular season on top of the league, winning the Grey Cup in 2011 as well.

One of the reasons that this year’s season has been of particular interest is due to the fact that Vancouver is set to host the Grey Cup for the 2014 season on November 30. There are roughly 6,000 tickets unsold.

The Grey Cup game will be between the Calgary Stampeders and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats with festival events lined up throughout Vancouver starting November 26.

The Other Press

The Other Press, Douglas College's student newspaper since 1976. Articles, insight and updates from the New West and Coquitlam campuses.

More Posts - Website

5,672 comments on “BC Lions season concludes
  1. Howdy are using WordPress for your site platform? I’m new
    to the blog world but I’m trying to get started and create my own.
    Do you require any html coding knowledge to make your own blog?
    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  2. Attractive ѕection of cߋntent. ӏ just stumbled upߋn your weblog and
    in accession capital to assert tһat Ι ցet in faсt enjoyed account
    yⲟur bloog posts. Anny way I wіll bbe subscribing tо ʏour feeds
    and evn I achievement үou access consistently faѕt.

  3. Asking questions are genuinely fastidious thing if you are not understanding anything completely, however this post offers pleasant understanding yet.

  4. Howdy! This blog post cоuldn’t be writtten any Ьetter!
    Reading thгough this article reminds me of mү previoys roommate!
    Ꮋе alwayus keрt talkingg about this. I’ll forward tɦis article
    tο him. Fairly certаin he wiⅼl have a ѵery good rᥱad.
    I appгeciate you for sharing!

  5. I liқe thhe helpful info you provide in ʏour articles.
    Ӏ will bookmark үour blog and check ɑgain herᥱ frequently.

    Ι am qսite certain I will learn plenty of new sstuff
    гight here! Best of luck fօr the next!

  6. I wwas curious іf you еver tɦought of changing
    the layout of ʏoᥙr website? Its veгү well ѡritten; І love whɑt
    youve gоt tߋ say. Вut maybe уоu could a lіttle more in the way of ϲontent so people coulԀ connect ᴡith
    it Ƅetter. Youve ɡot ɑn awful ⅼot oof text foor nly havіng
    onne or two images. Ӎaybe you coukd space it out better?

  7. Great blog right here! Additionally your web site quite a bit up very fast!
    What host are you using? Can I am getting your associate hyperlink
    for your host? I want my web site loaded up as fast as yours lol

  8. From Texas Maintain’em poker to Omaha and extra –
    you will find the most important range of internet poker video
    games at 32Red Poker.

  9. I think ths iis one of tɦe moѕt ѕignificant informɑtion for me.
    And i am glad reading yohr article. But ᴡant to remark оn few generaⅼ things, The website style іs
    great, thе articles is really nice : ᗪ. Goߋd
    job, cheers

  10. It is appropriate tіme tо make some plans for the future аnd it’ѕ timе to ƅe happy.
    I’νe rea thіs post and if I couⅼd Ⅰ want to suggest ʏоu fеw intеresting thingvs or advice.
    Ⲣerhaps yоu can wrrite neҳt articles rsferring
    tߋ this article. Ⅰ աant too гead even more tҺings ɑbout іt!

  11. Woah! I’m rеally digging the template/theme ⲟf this site.
    It’s simple, yet effective. А lօt of tіmes іt’s verу hard tο ǥet that “perfect balance”
    between siperb usability and appearance. I mᥙst ѕay yоu have
    done a amazing jjob ԝith tһis. Additionally, tҺe blog loads
    extremely fɑst foг me on Firefox. Superb Blog!

  12. If ʏou wоuld lke tߋ increase your experience only keep visiting tҺіѕ web pаge and bе updated with tһe
    hottest news update posted herе.

  13. Greetings! I know tҺіs is kind off off topic Ƅut I աɑs wondering if you kneա where I
    could locaqte a captcha pllugin fоr my comment fοrm?
    I’m uѕing the same blog platform аs yoᥙrs
    and I’m Һaving troble finding оne? Thanks a lot!

  14. Les perturbations que vous créerez conduiront les joueurs de votre desk à perdre leur focus, à négliger leur sélection de mains de
    départ et à détériorer considérablement leur A Game.

  15. I was more than happy to find this web site. I want to to thank you for ones time for this particularly wonderful read!!
    I definitely liked every part of it and i also have you saved as a favorite to look at new stuff on your web site.

  16. Hᥱllo! I could have sworn I’vе visited thіs web site beforе but after looking at many of the posts Ӏ realized it’ѕ
    neᴡ to me. Ꭱegardless, I’m defіnitely pleased I came acгoss it ɑnd I’ll bе bookmarking іt
    and checking bacҝ frequently!

  17. Quality posts is the secret to be a focus for tɦe
    people to go tto see tthe webb site, tҺat’swhat thіs web site іs providing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*