Gerry Moddejonge, Edmonton Sun

Gerry Moddejonge

Edmonton Sun

Edmonton, AB, Canada

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Recent articles by Gerry:

FC Edmonton blanked in loss to undefeated York 9

It was the only team at The Island Games without a win versus the lone squad yet to suffer defeat on Tuesday at the University of Prince Edward Island. → Read More

FC Edmonton ready to take the pitch in PEI bubble

They might be in a bubble on an island at the moment, but FC Edmonton has their sights set on the top of the Canadian Premiere League mountain — if not beyond — over the rest of 2020. → Read More

Edmonton soccer looking to get back indoors this winter

The outdoor soccer scene in Edmonton this year can be summed up in a single word. → Read More

MODDEJONGE: University of Alberta players, coaches see hope as season again a possibility for hockey Bears, Pandas

With big-time U.S. college football conferences turning their gridirons into gridlock until at least the spring, the horizon looks more and more bleak for Canadian universities hoping to kick start some sports programs this winter. → Read More

Edmonton Stingers bring home hardware from CEBL Summer Series

It’s not quite the same as parading their trophy down the Avenue of Champions, but the 2020 Canadian Elite Basketball League champion Edmonton Stingers will gladly stroll victory lane nonetheless. → Read More

Jordan Baker absolutely cooking as Stingers win third straight at Summer Series

For the third game in a row, Edmonton born and grown Jordan Baker pushed his hometown Stingers to victory in the Canadian Elite Basketball League’s Summer Series in St. Catharines, Ont. → Read More

Mathieu Kamba picking up where he left Edmonton Stingers in last year’s playoffs

You don’t often get another shot at a missed opportunity.But Calgary’s Mathieu Kamba is happy to be taking his with the Edmonton Stingers in the Canadian Elite Basketball League’s Summer Series, which tipped off in St. Catharines, Ont., this week. → Read More

MODDEJONGE: Name isn’t the only thing changing for Edmonton Football Club

The name isn’t the only thing changing for Edmonton’s Canadian Football League club.While it’s been the topic of much public debate in the months leading up to last week’s announcement they would no longer be calling themselves the Eskimos, more privately, the upper offices a... → Read More

Stingers had spotlight stolen by Bandits in Summer Series opener

At a time when even just getting back out onto the court seems like a victory in itself, the Edmonton Stingers couldn’t come up with a win of their own to open their Canadian Elite Basketball Summer Series tournament on Sunday. → Read More

Edmonton Stingers ready to bring on Summer Series

After an off-season to end all off-seasons, the Edmonton Stingers are finally ready to tip off their second year of existence in the Canadian Elite Basketball League, whose Summer Series in response to the COVID-19 pandemic opened Saturday. → Read More

Inuit leader Natan Obed ‘thankful’ over decision to drop Eskimos name

For one side to win, it doesn’t necessarily mean the other side has to lose.That’s how Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Natan Obed sees the decision by Edmonton’s Canadian Football League franchise this week to remove the archaic word ‘Eskimos’ from its name. → Read More

Empire not in running to replace Edmonton’s football club name

Let the renaming game officially begin.With Seattle’s new NHL franchise scoring the name Kracken on Thursday, at the same time D.C.’s NFL team announced it will be known as the Washington Football Club — and, yes, they will be selling the merchandise — pending adoption of a n... → Read More

Ex-Edmonton football greats feel for current CFLers during standstill

There isn’t a retired professional athlete around who hasn’t dreamed of getting the chance to lace ’em up just one more time and perform in front of the crowd. → Read More

‘The right thing’: Former Edmonton football club president Len Rhodes on dropping Eskimos name

For Len Rhodes, the decision by Edmonton’s Canadian Football League franchise to drop the word Eskimos from its team name was an inevitable one. → Read More

MODDEJONGE: The time is right to spike Edmonton Eskimos team name

Long gone is the time for Edmonton’s Canadian Football League franchise to decide whether to kick or gamble on their team name.The monicker will be punted away as early as next week, according to a report by TSN’s Ryan Rishaug, as the team has reached the realization they are facing a th... → Read More

Reports say Edmonton Eskimos ready to make name change

Club president Chris Presson met with Ward 4 Coun. Aaron Paquette Thursday, where the topic of a name change was front and centre. → Read More

Tune that name: Eskimos offer some internal research numbers from Inuit surveyed in ongoing debate

On a day that was supposed to be all about the numbers, Edmonton’s Canadian Football League club’s annual general meeting was overshadowed by the very letters making up the team’s nickname — one whose calls for change are only growing louder. → Read More

Canadian university football coaches oppose U-Sports’ adherence to age-cap

A new line of scrimmage has been drawn in university football.On one side, there is the U-Sports board of directors, who came to the decision last week to stand by its 25-year age limit on players, even though the 2020 Vanier Cup has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

‘I don’t know if it’s worth it”: Ray on salvaging a 2020 CFL season

He saw the field as well as any quarterback ever to play the game of professional football.But what Ricky Ray doesn’t see is any professional football games being played this season. → Read More

Ricky Ray goes all-in with CFL all-decade vote

There is perhaps no better gauge for receivers and defensive backs belonging on a Canadian Football League all-decade team than the quarterback who’s set the bar on championships. → Read More