Queen's defeats Regina 54–0 as Queen's scored a record nine touchdowns on December 1.
Queen's University at Kingston is a public research university in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Founded on 16 October 1841, via a royal charter issued by Queen Victoria, the university predates Canada's founding by 26 years. Queen's holds more than 1,400 hectares of land throughout Ontario and owns Herstmonceux Castle in East Sussex, England. Queen's is organized into ten undergraduate, graduate, and professional faculties and schools.
Edmonton Eskimos win second game and ARFU championship by default. Game was originally scheduled for November 3 but it had to be moved up to accommodate the western playoff versus Regina. Calgary was unable to organize its players on short notice for a mid-week game in Edmonton.
Dr. Warren Bertram Snyder was a Canadian athlete and doctor. Snyder competed for Canada in Rowing in the 1924 Summer Olympics. Snyder won the silver medal as crew member of the Canadian boat in the eights event. Before he competed in the men's eights at the 1924 Summer Olympics, Snyder was well known as a basketball, baseball, and rugby football player. As a 17-year old, he helped the University of Toronto Varsity Blues defeat the Toronto Argonauts 16-3 to win the Grey Cup in 1920. At the 1924 Olympics, his Varsity Blues eights squad, which consisted of Arthur Bell, Ivor Campbell, Robert Hunter, William Langford, Harold Little, John Smith, Norman Taylor, and William Wallace, lost their heat to the United States, but earned the right to compete in the final by winning the repêchage. There they were again defeated by the United States, but captured the silver medal ahead of the Italians and the Britons.
Harry "Red" Batstone was a star football player in the Canadian Football League for three seasons for the Toronto Argonauts. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1963 and into the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.
Johnny Evans was a university all-star and Grey Cup champion Canadian football quarterback.
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The 2003 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 50th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 46th Canadian Football League season. The pre-season began on May 30, 2003 and the regular season started on June 17, 2003. Taylor Field in Regina, Saskatchewan hosted the 91st Grey Cup on November 16, with the Edmonton Eskimos defeating the Montreal Alouettes 34–22.
Teams from the WIFU and IRFU are restricted to a maximum of five imports and players who had lived in Canada for one full year were eligible to play in the Grey Cup game. The IRFU chose to adopt the rule for its regular season while the WIFU elected to ignore the rule.
Events in Canadian football in 1952.
↑ 2009 Canadian Football League Facts, Figures & Records, Canadian Football League Properties/Publications, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN978-0-9739425-4-5, p.294