News Calgary Stampeders News Roundup for September 16, 2013

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    Calgary Stampeders News Roundup for September 16, 2013

    It is with great sadness that the Calgary Stampeder Football Club learns of the death of former owner Sig Gutsche.
    Family has confirmed that Gutsche (1949-2013) passed away on Saturday.

    The Calgary Stampeders have taken the first step towards what they hope will be a happy ending in the 101st Grey Cup on Nov. 24 in Regina.

    The Stamps on Saturday became the first team to clinch a spot in the 2013 Canadian Football League playoffs. First, the Red and White took care of business on Friday night at McMahon Stadium by posting a 26-22 comeback win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

    Calgary Stampeders saviour Gutsche passes away at age 64
    Calgary Stampeders fans owe a huge debt of gratitude to Sig Gutsche.
    It may sound silly today, but there may not have been a Stampeders team to talk about if not for the benevolent Calgary businessman who died Saturday night.

    Larry Taylor’s explosive game proves he’s not done yet
    Larry Taylor, no doubt heard the whispers.
    Kick returners, by rule have a limited life span in the Canadian Football League. They tend to survive or three years before succumbing to the relentless punishment inflicted by guys a foot taller and up to 100 pounds heavier.

    Stamps QB Mitchell proving clutch down the stretch
    In his spare time, Bo Levi Mitchell might want to film motivational videos for aspiring quarterbacks and post them on YouTube.
    Given his passion, they could go viral.
    Just listen to the Calgary Stampeders pivot explain the sheer intensity and adrenalin of commanding the huddle with time winding down and the game on the line.

    Former Stamps owner Sig Gutsche dies at 64
    He was the businessman who brought the Calgary Stampeders back from the verge of collapse and turned the team into one of the Canadian Football League’s hallmark franchises.
    Former Stampeders owner Sig Gutsche, 64, died Saturday.
    In a statement issued by the team, longtime club official Stan Schwartz praised Gutsche for his passion and commitment.

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