Shreveport Pirates 20 @ BC Lions 19

Game Details

  • Week 9
  • 61st Game of Regular Season (74th Overall)
  • Saturday, Aug. 26, 1995 10:30 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 24,535
    • Capacity: 40,800

Game Notes

Game Summary

The underdog Shreveport Pirates went into B.C. Place Stadium Saturday and upset the Lions handing them their third loss of the season. Shreveport entered the game in last place in the Southern Division, 2 points behind San Antonio and Memphis. The victory tied themselves with Memphis at 4 wins and 6 losses in the South and allowed Edmonton to tie B.C. for second place in the North. Shreveport kicker Bjorn Nittmo booted a 35 yard field goal to open the scoring. Lui Passaglia tied the game and later took the lead for B.C. on 32 and 19 yard field goals respectively. In the second quarter, Martin Patton took the ball in from the 2-yard line for the major. Nittmo kicked the convert. Passaglia brought the Lions within one point of the Pirates before half time booting a 20 yard field goal. League leading TD scorer Cory Philpot notched another by running the ball 75 yards for the score. Passaglia kicked the convert. B.C.’s final scoring of the game came off the foot of Passaglia in the third quarter. He kicked a 39 yard field goal to give the Lions a 19 to 10 lead. Shreveport’s’ comeback began late in the third quarter as Billy Joe Tolliver hooked up with Wayne Walker for a 60 yard touchdown pass. Nittmo kicked the convert. The only scoring of the fourth quarter gave the Pirates a lead they refused to give up. Nittmo kicked a 19 yard field goal which proved the be the game winner.

Source: Game Review, 1995 CFL Weekly Statistical Package

1994 and 1995 BC and Shreveport Matchups
1994Week 8SHR 15 @ BC 67
1995Week 9SHR 20 @ BC 19

Lions record vs Pirates (Regular Season)

Last decade (1985 to 1994)
  • at BC 1–1–0 (0.500)
  • BC Total 1–1–0 (0.500)
All-time (through 1995)
  • at BC 1–1–0 (0.500)
  • BC Total 1–1–0 (0.500)

Streaks as of Aug. 26, 1995 (Regular Season)

Lions streak at home vs Pirates
  • 1W — Aug. 27, 1994
Lions streak overall vs Pirates
  • 1W — Aug. 27, 1994


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Pirates 3 7 7 3 20
Lions 6 3 10 0 19

Pirates coach: Forrest Gregg (W)
Lions coach: Dave Ritchie, II (L)

Pirates (4-6-0) Next vs Mad Dogs Sep 04
Lions (7-3-0) Next @ Rough Riders Sep 09

Game Time Weather in Vancouver, BC

August 26th Hourly Weather Summary for Vancouver
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Vancouver Harbour CS 7:00 PM Partly Cloudy 17.8°C NNE (130°) at 20 km/h NA 101.69 kPa
Vancouver Harbour CS 8:00 PM Partly Cloudy 16.3°C NNE (150°) at 16 km/h NA 101.71 kPa
Vancouver Harbour CS 9:00 PM Partly Cloudy 15.5°C NNE (190°) at 15 km/h NA 101.60 kPa
Vancouver Harbour CS 10:00 PM Partly Cloudy 14.9°C NNE (170°) at 10 km/h NA 101.70 kPa
Vancouver Harbour CS 11:00 PM Partly Cloudy 14.7°C NNE (130°) at 10 km/h NA 101.67 kPa

Conditions at Vancouver Harbour CS (2.24 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Data from Dark Sky. Contains supplemental data (Conditions, Wind direction, Wind speed, Pressure, Cloud cover) from Dark Sky estimated conditions.

League Records Set and Approached in SHR @ BC
Including known plays over 55 yards

ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR


  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)


  • Steve Daniel/CFL


  • Data is verified (Data Complete)