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Postby D » Sun Apr 06, 2008 8:40 pm

1990
Under new Head Coach Lary Kuharich and General Manager Joe Kapp, the Lions generated a good deal of pre-season hype with the signings of quarterback Major Harris, who was fourth in Heisman Trophy balloting, former New York Jets star Mark Gastineau and Doug Flutie. However, the publicity did not translate into on-field victories and turmoil plagued the team. Two coaches left very early in the season amid controversy. The Lions tied their first game against Calgary in the dying seconds of the contest as Doug Flutie tossed a “Hail Mary” pass to Ray Alexander in the end zone. However, the team kept close in every game winning a tight one against Winnipeg at home on a last-second Passaglia field goal, and then losing one to Hamilton in the final seconds. The eastern road trip to Ottawa and Toronto, during which the Lions lost both games, spelled the beginning of the end for the coach and general manager. The following week the team dropped another one to Toronto 49-19 and one week later Jim Young was behind the bench as interim Head Coach. Bob O'Billovich took over as Vice President of Football Operations and Head Coach on Sept. 14 and promptly guided the team to a strong 34-4 victory over Hamilton. The team gained stability and although they missed the playoffs, “Obie's” charges went 4-3 over the last seven games of the season and their strong finish fuelled hopes for a much brighter 1991season. Highlights of the season included Lui Passaglia's new pro football scoring record as he booted his 2,238th point, finishing the year with 2,312 points. Lui also became the longest-playing Lion in history, appearing in a total of 236 games, overtaking Al Wilson's previous mark of 233 games.

West Division Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Calgary Stampeders 18 11 6 1 588 566 23
Edmonton Eskimos 18 10 8 0 612 510 20
Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 9 9 0 557 592 18
British Columbia Lions 18 6 11 1 520 620 13

East Division Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 18 12 6 0 472 398 24
Toronto Argonauts 18 10 8 0 689 538 20
Ottawa Rough Riders 18 7 11 0 540 602 14
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 6 12 0 476 628 12

Semi-Finals - Saskatchewan 27 - Edmonton 43
Semi-Finals - Ottawa 25 - Toronto 34

Finals - Edmonton 43 - Calgary 23
Finals - Toronto 17 - Winnipeg 20

Grey Cup - Winnipeg 50 - Edmonton11
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Re: 1990

Postby Robbie » Sat Nov 20, 2010 7:40 pm

D wrote:Grey Cup - Winnipeg 50 - Edmonton11

Did any of you attend the 1990 GC in BC Place? Who would have thought that the Blue Bombers would put 40 points in the second half. Danny McManus and Less Browne would experience deja vu four years later in the same stadium. But for the team, it's the longest drought for the existing CFL teams.

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祝加拿大加式足球聯賽不列颠哥伦比亚卑詩雄獅隊今年贏格雷杯冠軍。此外祝溫哥華加人隊贏總統獎座·卡雲斯·甘保杯·史丹利盃。還每年祝溫哥華白頭浪和溫哥華白帽女子隊贏美國足球大联盟杯。不要忘記每年祝溫哥華巨人贏西部冰球聯盟冠軍。

改建後的卑詩體育館於二十十一年九月三十日重新對外開放,首場體育活動為同日舉行的加拿大足球聯賽賽事,由主場的卑詩雄獅隊以三十三比二十四擊敗愛民頓愛斯基摩人隊。

幸福和繁榮的馬年。

恭喜西雅图海鹰直到第四十八屆超級盃最終四十三比八大勝曾拿下兩次超級盃冠軍的丹佛野馬拿下隊史第一個超級盃冠軍。
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Re: 1990

Postby nelson95 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:49 pm

I was there
Tickets were very easy to come by

Battle was a monster
I always thought Edemonton was like 16-2 that season but the bombers had the best record in the CFL and showed it in this game
Give the ball to LeeRoy!
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Re: 1990

Postby Robbie » Tue May 22, 2012 6:36 am

An old news video on the firing of Lary Kuharich.



About a week after this news report, Joe Kapp himself was fired as well.
祝加拿大加式足球聯賽不列颠哥伦比亚卑詩雄獅隊今年贏格雷杯冠軍。此外祝溫哥華加人隊贏總統獎座·卡雲斯·甘保杯·史丹利盃。還每年祝溫哥華白頭浪和溫哥華白帽女子隊贏美國足球大联盟杯。不要忘記每年祝溫哥華巨人贏西部冰球聯盟冠軍。

改建後的卑詩體育館於二十十一年九月三十日重新對外開放,首場體育活動為同日舉行的加拿大足球聯賽賽事,由主場的卑詩雄獅隊以三十三比二十四擊敗愛民頓愛斯基摩人隊。

幸福和繁榮的馬年。

恭喜西雅图海鹰直到第四十八屆超級盃最終四十三比八大勝曾拿下兩次超級盃冠軍的丹佛野馬拿下隊史第一個超級盃冠軍。
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Re: 1990

Postby Robbie » Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:25 am

Calgary 38 at BC 38

1990 season opener for both teams. I guess with Doug Flutie hadn't adjusted to the CFL game, Joe Paopao was aging after coming back from retirement, and Major Harris only a rookie, new coach Lary Kuharich decided to start the three year incumbent backup QB, Rickey Foggie. I don't remember starting RB Kennard Martin. This was also Wally Buono's head coaching debut having replaced Kuharich in Calgary and who would have thought that he would end up being the most winningest CFL coach?

Saskatchewan 36 at BC 25


BC 32 at Saskatchewan 30

Very odd to see Rickey Foggie playing as a receiver. He was released from the team shortly after and was picked up by Toronto.

BC 43 at Toronto 68

The highest scoring CFL game.

Edmonton 32 at BC 13

Jim Young as the interim head coach after Lary Kuharich was fired.
It also featured a rare play with RB Chris Skinner throwing a TD pass.

BC 34 at Hamilton 4

Bob O'Billovich's first game as HC of the Lions. It looks like Joe Paopao was still the starting at QB at game 12. And former western all-star Larry Willis was still with the team although he will soon be released and picked up by Edmonton.

BC 34 at Saskatchewan 37


Ottawa 42 at BC 26


Calgary 33 at BC 25

I do miss Tony Cherry who was picked up by the Stampeders.

BC 30 at Edmonton 8


Saskatchewan 28 at BC 35

Rare footage of Major Harris playing QB in the season finale.

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EDF: Toronto 17 at Winnipeg 20

Toronto's offense had 689 PF, so a job well done for by Winnipeg's defense in only contraining and limiting them to just 17 points. I remember the game was deadlocked at 17 until late in the fourth when Winnipeg QB Tom Burgess made a very long run that put the team in field goal position. Trevor Kennerd then made the game winning FG.

WDF: Edmonton 43 at Calgary 23

Since winning the 1987 GC, Edmonton finished first in the west for two seasons but suffered a pair of WDF upset losses. It looks like the Eskimos were very angry and hungry so they made a playoff upset of their own and ruined Wally Buono's first playoff game appearance.
祝加拿大加式足球聯賽不列颠哥伦比亚卑詩雄獅隊今年贏格雷杯冠軍。此外祝溫哥華加人隊贏總統獎座·卡雲斯·甘保杯·史丹利盃。還每年祝溫哥華白頭浪和溫哥華白帽女子隊贏美國足球大联盟杯。不要忘記每年祝溫哥華巨人贏西部冰球聯盟冠軍。

改建後的卑詩體育館於二十十一年九月三十日重新對外開放,首場體育活動為同日舉行的加拿大足球聯賽賽事,由主場的卑詩雄獅隊以三十三比二十四擊敗愛民頓愛斯基摩人隊。

幸福和繁榮的馬年。

恭喜西雅图海鹰直到第四十八屆超級盃最終四十三比八大勝曾拿下兩次超級盃冠軍的丹佛野馬拿下隊史第一個超級盃冠軍。
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