Calgary Stampeders extend winning streak to 8 after victory over BC Lions

Calgary Stampeders' head coach Dave Dickenson .
Calgary Stampeders' head coach Dave Dickenson . THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

The Calgary Stampeders extended their win streak at home to six in a row and eight overall this season with a 27-13 win over the B.C. Lions for family day at McMahon Stadium Saturday.

Going into the match, the Lions were riding a five game losing streak while the Stamps were looking to make their record 10-1-1 with a win.

Calgary got on the board first with a touchdown from Marken Michel. To end the first quarter, the Stamps held a 7-1 lead.

It was a quiet second quarter with a couple field goals from both teams.

At halftime it was 13-4 for the Stampeders.

There was no major scoring in the third quarter, the BC Lions managed a field goal to make it 14-7 Calgary.

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It was all Stampeders in the 4th with Reggie Begelton getting his first touchdown just before the three minute warning to make it 27-10 Calgary.

When all was said and done the Calgary Stampeders came out on top for their eighth straight win, beating the BC Lions 27-13.

The Stampeders next game is in Saskatchewan against the Roughriders on Saturday Sept. 24.  You can listen to the pregame show at 12:30 p.m. on News Talk 770, with the kickoff at 2:00 p.m.