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Ontario Conference Labour Day Recap

By Everett Hanmer, 09/07/23, 7:45PM PDT


The Saints, Sooners and Hurricanes win

Another heart-pounding weekend of Ontario Football Conference action is in the books, and let's just say, it did NOT disappoint! From epic battles under the Friday night lights to electrifying showdowns that left us on the edge of our seats, we've got the scoop on all the excitement that went down in our week 4 recap! Let's dive in!

Tim Hortons Turbulence: Hamilton Lights Up the Field in Friday Night Showdown!

Friday night lights lit up the sky over Tim Hortons Field as the Hamilton Hurricanes brought the heat against the GTA Grizzlies. The Hurricanes dominated the field, securing a convincing 57-0 victory. This powerhouse performance marked their second consecutive home win and rocketed them to second place in the conference standings. Home field advantage has been just that for the Hurricanes, as they have now yet to lose in the donut box. The Grizzlies are still in search of that elusive first win of the season, sitting at 0-4. 

Skyhawks' Soaring Ambitions Grounded by Sooners
The Ottawa Sooners soared to their first victory of the season with a 50-3 win over the Quinte Skyhawks, making their mark at 1-3. However, the Skyhawks had their wings clipped for the first time this season, now standing at 2-1. But let's not forget the jaw-dropping pregame performance that had everyone's hearts racing! The Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team, the SkyHawks themselves, took center sky with an extraordinary aerial spectacle. Talk about an unforgettable game day experience! 

Windsor Wonders: Saints Triumph in Thriller, Keep Undefeated Streak Alive
Saturday night brought us a football spectacle for the ages! The St. Clair Saints clashed with the London Beefeaters for the second week in a row in what was an intense showdown that had us on the edge of our seats until the very last second.  The Saints emerged victorious in a nail-biting thriller, securing a heart-pounding 40-36 win. The atmosphere was electric, with lead changes, bone-crushing hits, and comeback drives that had us cheering like crazy!  The Beefeaters fought hard, but it ended up being the Saints' night to shine as they remained undefeated at 3-0. 

Talk about a weekend that had it all – from dominant victories to pulse-pounding finishes, these games delivered on every front. Until next weekend, keep that football spirit alive and let's gear up for more gridiron greatness!