{"page_title":"Hamilton Hurricanes","tab_id":"#tool-home","html":" \n \u003cdiv class=\"layoutContainer oneColumn \"\u003e\n \n \u003cdiv class=\"column1 column pe100\"\u003e\n \u003cdiv id=\"pageEl_408074351\" class=\"pageEl\" \u003e\n \n \u003cscript type=\"text/javascript\"\u003e\n $j('#pageEl_408074351').load('/page_element/ajax/408074351' +\n '?width_percentage=100' +\n '\u0026page_node_id=4584889' +\n '\u0026subseason=563639' +\n '' +\n '',\n function() {\n rebind_lbon()\n if ($j(\".iframeHeader\").length) {\n $j(\"body\").trigger(\"resizeIframe\")\n } else {\n $j(\"body\").trigger(\"pageElementAjaxLoad\")\n }\n });\n \u003c/script\u003e\n \u003cspan class=\"clearAll\"\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\n\u003c/div\u003e\n\n\n \u003c/div\u003e\n \u003cspan class=\"clearAll\"\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\n \u003c/div\u003e\n\n \u003cdiv class=\"layoutContainer twoColumn6633 \"\u003e\n \n \u003cdiv class=\"column1 column pe66\"\u003e\n \u003cdiv id=\"pageEl_408074352\" class=\"pageEl\" \u003e\n \n \u003cdiv class=\"pageElement aggregatorElement newsAggregatorElement\"\u003e\n\n \u003ch3 class=\"aggHeader\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eRecent Hamilton Hurricanes News\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/h3\u003e\n\n \n\n \u003cdiv class=\"odd item expanded\"\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsItemElement\"\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsItemHeader\"\u003e\n \u003ca href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1124852?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" width=\"75\" src=\"https://cdn4.sportngin.com/attachments/news_article/31a3-149115796/MSS-CJFL2020-QuinteSkyhawks-Announcement_thumb.jpg\" /\u003e\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003ch2\u003e\n \u003ca title=\"Click to read more\" class=\"\" href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1124852?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003eWelcome Quinte Skyhawks\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003c/h2\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsDate\"\u003e09/28/2020, 8:00am PDT\u003c/div\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsAuthor\"\u003eBy Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)\u003c/div\u003e\n \u003c/div\u003e\n \u003ch4\u003eThe CJFL expands in Ontario to its 18th team\u003c/h4\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsText\"\u003e\u003cp class=\"newsPreviewText\"\u003e\u003cp\u003eThe Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) is elated to announce the expansion \u003cstrong\u003eQuinte Skyhawks\u003c/strong\u003e will begin play in the Ontario Conference in 2021.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Skyhawks become the 18th team in the CJFL and sixth in the Ontario Conference.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026ldquo;My goal and vision has always been to bring next level football to our region, being in a smaller market I wanted to give athletes opportunity to showcase the love they have for football,\u0026rdquo; says Skyhawks\u0026rsquo; President Peter Gabriel.\u0026nbsp; \u0026ldquo;Joining the CJFL was a natural progression giving athletes the opportunity to continue to play the sport they love after high school. For me it\u0026rsquo;s about creating opportunities for our youth. The CJFL provides for many athletes that think their football days are behind them, the opportunity to continue to live out their passion and dream of playing football at a higher level. Football is more than a game, it\u0026rsquo;s a life journey that mentors and guides young men preparing them for the next phase of their lives. That\u0026rsquo;s the CJFL factor!\u0026rdquo;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003ePlayers of the Skyhawks will not only come from Belleville, but the team plans to draw players and coaches from Kingston to Oshawa to Peterborough.\u0026nbsp; This area of Ontario has an established flag football league, has strong high school programs and an extremely talented bantam league with nine teams in the Quinte Skyhawks Minor Football League.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026ldquo;It\u0026rsquo;s a very exciting day for all of us in the CJFL,\u0026rdquo; says Commissioner Jim Pankovich.\u0026nbsp; \u0026ldquo;With the cancellation of our 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this is a welcomed announcement.\u0026nbsp; This shows the CJFL continues to head in the right direction and we believe Peter has the right people in place and the right plan to be a successful franchise for years to come.\u0026rdquo;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Skyhawks will play out of Mary Ann Sills Park in Belleville, which is a field turf surface.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; It is a multi-use facility hosting the Ontario OFSAA Track and Field meet and the Junior Ultimate Frisbee Championships.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe club will have another major announcement on Wednesday, followed by the naming of the team\u0026rsquo;s first ever head coach on Friday.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eBelleville Ontario is 188kms east of Toronto and 230kms west of Ottawa.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; The last census in 2016 counted 50,720 people living in the Belleville area which is home of the Bay of Quinte.\u0026nbsp; Locals and visitors can enjoy world class wine and amazing farm to table restaurants.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAnother strong region for the Skyhawks is Quinte West (formally known as Trenton) which has a population of 43,577 and is 25 minutes from Belleville.\u0026nbsp; It is also the home of the National Air Force Museum of Canada.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\n\n \u003cp class=\"commentsAndMore\"\u003e\n \u003c/p\u003e\n\n \u003c/div\u003e\n\u003c/div\u003e\n\n\n \u003cdiv class=\"even item expanded\"\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsItemElement\"\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsItemHeader\"\u003e\n \u003ca href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1121434?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" width=\"75\" src=\"https://cdn4.sportngin.com/attachments/news_article/01f7-148233995/MSS-CJFL2020-CoachingLegends-Hayes_thumb.jpg\" /\u003e\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003ch2\u003e\n \u003ca title=\"Click to read more\" class=\"\" href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1121434?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003eCJFL Coaching Legends - J-Hayes\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003c/h2\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsDate\"\u003e09/09/2020, 7:00am PDT\u003c/div\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsAuthor\"\u003eBy Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)\u003c/div\u003e\n \u003c/div\u003e\n \u003ch4\u003eJason Hayes of the Hamilton Hurricanes\u003c/h4\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsText\"\u003e\u003cp class=\"newsPreviewText\"\u003e\u003cp\u003eThe Hamilton Hurricanes have long been of one of the most competitive teams in the Ontario Conference and coaching is a large reason why.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eFor 11 seasons the man at the top of the coaching staff was Jason Hayes who guided the \u0026lsquo;Canes from 2008-2018.\u0026nbsp; He tallied an incredible 80 wins in that time span, collected four Ontario Conference titles in eight appearances and made the playoffs each year.\u0026nbsp; He was named the Conference Coach of the Year three times and the 2017 Ontario Amateur Coach of the Year which is awarded by the Ontario Football Association.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eHayes was not only a great coach on the field, but off it he led by example.\u0026nbsp; In 2018 the Hurricanes won the Ontario Conference title and punched their ticket to Langley to meet the Rams in the National Semi-Final.\u0026nbsp; The Hurricanes flew from Hamilton to Calgary before heading to Langley the next morning.\u0026nbsp; However a \u0026lsquo;Canes player needed emergency surgery for a large kidney stone and was unable to carry on to BC.\u0026nbsp; Hayes decided to stay behind with the player in Calgary rather than leaving him alone in the hospital and missed coaching in the national semi showing tremendous leadership. \u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe 2011 season was the only time Hayes got a chance to coach in the Canadian Bowl and got to do it in his hometown against the Saskatoon Hilltops.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eFor his leadership and dedication to the Hurricanes and the CJFL, Jason Hayes is most definitely deserving of the CJFL Legendary coaching status\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\n\n \u003cp class=\"commentsAndMore\"\u003e\n \u003c/p\u003e\n\n \u003c/div\u003e\n\u003c/div\u003e\n\n\n \u003cdiv class=\"odd item expanded\"\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsItemElement\"\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsItemHeader\"\u003e\n \u003ca href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1121462?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" width=\"75\" src=\"https://cdn1.sportngin.com/attachments/news_article/21d2-148238766/MSS-CJFL2020-AgeAnnoucement_thumb.jpg\" /\u003e\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003ch2\u003e\n \u003ca title=\"Click to read more\" class=\"\" href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1121462?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003eExtended Eligibility\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003c/h2\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsDate\"\u003e09/08/2020, 9:00am PDT\u003c/div\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsAuthor\"\u003eBy CJFL Commissioner\u003c/div\u003e\n \u003c/div\u003e\n \u003ch4\u003eA decision has been made to extend the eligibility of players\u003c/h4\u003e\n \u003cdiv class=\"newsText\"\u003e\u003cp class=\"newsPreviewText\"\u003e\u003cp\u003eThe CJFL is focused on returning to play in 2021 and continue to plan for a full season leading up to the Canadian Bowl National Championship.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe cancellation of the 2020 season affected all of our players but most significantly those athletes that are nearing the end of their eligibility. The decision has been made to extend the eligibility of those players 22 years of age in 2020 (born 1998) for one additional season in 2021. Furthermore for those players 21 years of age in 2020 (born 1999) they have been granted one additional year of eligibility as well for the 2022 season. The CJFL remains committed to players that have chosen the CJFL as their long-term development path. To be eligible for this extended eligibility, affected players must have been on a 2019 CJFL roster, or registered with the CJFL (including those signed to a letter of intent) prior to August 6, 2020.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe CJFL and our 18 member teams continue to work towards a successful 2021 season.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003c/p\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\n\n \u003cp class=\"commentsAndMore\"\u003e\n \u003c/p\u003e\n\n \u003c/div\u003e\n\u003c/div\u003e\n\n\n \u003cdiv class=\"even item condensed\"\u003e\n \u003ca href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1116532?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" width=\"75\" src=\"https://cdn3.sportngin.com/attachments/news_article/bc10-147015617/MSS-CJFL2020-Covid19_thumb.jpg\" /\u003e\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003cul class=\"details\"\u003e\n \u003cli\u003e\u003ch4\u003e\u003ca class=\"\" href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1116532?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003eCJFL Special Announcement\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/h4\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli class=\"dateAuthor\"\u003e\n 08/06/2020, 6:45am PDT\n \u003cspan class=\"expandedView\"\u003e, By CJFL Commissioner\u003c/span\u003e\n \u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli class=\"teaser expandedView\"\u003eThe 2020 CJFL season has been cancelled\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli class=\"commentsAndMore expandedView\"\u003e\n \u003cspan class=\"readMore\"\u003e\n \u003ca class=\"button-small\" href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1116532?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003eRead More\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003c/span\u003e\n \u003c/li\u003e\n \u003c/ul\u003e\n \u003cspan class=\"clearAll\"\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\n\u003c/div\u003e\n\n\n \u003cdiv class=\"odd item condensed\"\u003e\n \u003ca href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1114635?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" width=\"75\" src=\"https://cdn1.sportngin.com/attachments/news_article/a00b-146464464/MSS-CJFL2020-UnderHelmet-Sides_thumb.jpg\" /\u003e\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003cul class=\"details\"\u003e\n \u003cli\u003e\u003ch4\u003e\u003ca class=\"\" href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1114635?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003eCJFL Under The Helmet\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/h4\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli class=\"dateAuthor\"\u003e\n 07/25/2020, 9:30am PDT\n \u003cspan class=\"expandedView\"\u003e, By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)\u003c/span\u003e\n \u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli class=\"teaser expandedView\"\u003eJames Sides of the Hamilton Hurricanes\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli class=\"commentsAndMore expandedView\"\u003e\n \u003cspan class=\"readMore\"\u003e\n \u003ca class=\"button-small\" href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1114635?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003eRead More\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003c/span\u003e\n \u003c/li\u003e\n \u003c/ul\u003e\n \u003cspan class=\"clearAll\"\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\n\u003c/div\u003e\n\n\n \u003cdiv class=\"even item condensed\"\u003e\n \u003ca href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1110964?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" width=\"75\" src=\"https://cdn3.sportngin.com/attachments/news_article/ba4b-145701580/MSS-CJFL2020-FootballCanada-NEW_thumb.jpg\" /\u003e\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003cul class=\"details\"\u003e\n \u003cli\u003e\u003ch4\u003e\u003ca class=\"\" href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1110964?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003eMadden Cup 2020\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/h4\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli class=\"dateAuthor\"\u003e\n 06/26/2020, 10:30am PDT\n \u003cspan class=\"expandedView\"\u003e, By Supplied\u003c/span\u003e\n \u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli class=\"teaser expandedView\"\u003eCoast-to-coast live-stream tournament to take place during summer\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli class=\"commentsAndMore expandedView\"\u003e\n \u003cspan class=\"readMore\"\u003e\n \u003ca class=\"button-small\" href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1110964?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003eRead More\u003c/a\u003e\n 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(@ryan2tswatters)\u003c/span\u003e\n \u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli class=\"teaser expandedView\"\u003ePlayers begin their CJFL career on June 1st\u003c/li\u003e\n \u003cli class=\"commentsAndMore expandedView\"\u003e\n \u003cspan class=\"readMore\"\u003e\n \u003ca class=\"button-small\" href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/news_article/show/1106041?referrer_id=4584889\"\u003eRead More\u003c/a\u003e\n \u003c/span\u003e\n \u003c/li\u003e\n \u003c/ul\u003e\n \u003cspan class=\"clearAll\"\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\n\u003c/div\u003e\n\n\n \u003cdiv class=\"extendedOptions item odd\" style=\"text-align:right;\"\u003e\n \u003clink href=\"/news_rss_feed?tags=\" rel=\"alternate\" title=\"WWW News with Tags: Hamilton Hurricanes\" type=\"application/rss+xml\" id=\"rssFeed\" /\u003e\n \u003ca class=\"goToLink icon\" title=\"View All\" href=\"https://www.cjfl.org/page/show/1265597?match_option=0\u0026amp;news_aggregator=1851824\u0026amp;tags=4173012\"\u003eView All\u003c/a\u003e\n | \u003ca style=\"display:none\" 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