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Grey Cup returns to Maple Ridge

Maple Ridge is becoming the destination of choice for the Grey Cup after the B.C. Lions won Canadian football’s biggest prize in November. The Cup will be making a pair of stops locally as it traverses the province as part of the Lions’ ongoing victory tour.

This Sunday the Grey Cup will visiting the Maple Ridge Arts Centre Theatre from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. On hand will be future CFL hall-of-fame receiver Geroy Simon, record-setting kicker Paul McCallum, Grey Cup MVP Travis Lulay, and journeyman centre Angus Reid.

McCallum, who is a realtor in Maple Ridge when he’s not setting CFL field goal-kicking records, will also be hosting the Grey Cup today (Friday) from 4 to 6 p.m. at Macdonald Realty, 22718 Lougheed Highway.

The Lions beat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 34-23 on Nov. 27 to claim the team’s sixth Grey Cup championship. B.C. became the first CFL club in history to win a title after starting the season 0-5. The Lions finished the regular season on a miraculous 10-1 run and posted two more wins in the playoffs to claim the Grey Cup.

Canadian football’s biggest prize also spent some time in Maple Ridge last month. B.C. Lions receivers coach Travis Moore and the trophy dropped by Kal Tire on Lougheed Highway on Dec. 19.

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