For three consecutive seasons, the Saskatoon Hilltops dominated Junior Football in Canada. From 2001-2003 the Hilltops captured three Conference Championships and three Canadian Bowl titles.
The Hilltops 2003 season was special as they finished the year undefeated. After leading the Prairie Football Conference with an 8-0 record, the Hilltops defeated the Edmonton Wildcats in the league semi final and the Edmonton Huskies in the final for the third consecutive year.
The St. Leonard Cougars were the Hilltops next playoff victim in the national semi final. Saskatoon then dominated the Victoria Rebels in the Canadian Bowl in Chilliwack. With an overwhelming 59-0 win, Saskatoon became only the fourth team in Canadian junior football history to win three consecutive national championships. In addition to being crowned National Champions, Hilltop stars Bret Thompson, offensive MVP, and Tyler Baier, defensive MVP, were honoured for their play.
2003 Saskatoon Hilltops Football Club:
Head coach: Tom Sargeant, Assistant Coaches: Jeff Yausie, Shane Reider, Jack Nepjuk, Brent Turkington, Marc Olson, Dave Fisher. Trainers: Chris Facca, Michelle Wandler, Paul Litzenberger, Jeff Galatuik, Team managers: Ron Woodley, Team Physician: Dr. Bill Haver, Equipment: Amanda Lloyd, Beth Nepjuk, Video Tech: Bob Stucky.
Players: Mike Stone, Thom Bell, Braden Suchan, Tyrell Kerpan, Bret Thompson, Paul Caughlin, Matt Yausie, Justin Kelly, Tyler Knudsen, Matt Chartier, Paul Adisi, Jason Biehn, Rick Vandenameele, Nathan Morris, Ian Walker, Tyler Dueck, Adam Sandbeck, Mike Sydoruk, Cam Cooke, Tyler Baier, Jeremy Taylor, Nathan Allen, Bailery Folkerson, Tom Irving, Chad Nunweiler, Ryan Michalenki, Benoit Lalonde, Derin Carter, Gabe Mackesey, George Alexandris, Dustin Orosz, Chris Eckert, Tyler Weber, Mike Zinkowski, Kyle Thrun, Brian Guebert, Jon Foster, Ken Badger, Hubert Buydens, Jeremy Sears, Trevor LeFrancois, Jason Siemens, Chris Kulbida, Marco Brandsema, Ryan Peardon, Brandon Brock, Matt Shumka, Chris Masich, Martin Skiffington, Dave Barrett, Matt Dunlap, Paul Thompson, Hans Johansen , Jerad Davis, Wade Barton, Wade Holowaty, Wyatt Jacobi, Ryan Grieve, Dan Nagy, Jared Boehm