Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatchewan’ Category

‘Unstoppable’ Saskatchewan boy throws first pitch at Blue Jays game

Monday, August 12th, 2019
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Taron Kaiswatum, 10, of the Standing Buffalo Dakota Nation, was chosen for his passion and enthusiasm for the game.

Roughriders trade QB Zach Collaros to Toronto for 2020 CFL draft pick

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
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Wednesday's trade returns Collaros, who won a Grey Cup with the Argos in 2012 as the backup quarterback, to where he started in the CFL eight years ago.

Gainer the Gopher under fire for ‘inappropriate’ handling of stuffed lion

Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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It's been a rough start to the season for Gainer the Gopher.

‘It just popped into my head’: Roughriders fan gets team symbol painted on his prosthetic eye

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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A 60-year-old Saskatchewan Roughriders fan is drawing some second looks, thanks to an eye-popping tribute to the team.

Ticats linebacker Lawrence suspended two games for hit on Riders quarterback

Monday, June 17th, 2019
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The CFL suspended Hamilton Tiger-Cats linebacker Simoni Lawrence for two games Monday for hitting Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Zach Collaros in the head during the league's regular-season opener Thursday night.

TSN analyst gets death threats over criticism of U.S. celebrations of 13-0 World Cup win

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Former Canadian international Kaylyn Kyle says she has received death threats for her TV criticism of the U.S. team for excessive goal celebrations in a 13-0 rout of 34th-ranked Thailand at the Women's World Cup in France.

Regina-born former NFL punter Jon Ryan signs with Riders

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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The Saskatchewan Roughriders have added some local talent to their roster.

Training Ground event brings Olympic hopefuls from around the province to Regina

Saturday, April 27th, 2019
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Young athletes from around Saskatchewan descended on the Queen City on Saturday, many hoping to pursue their Olympic dreams.

Humboldt Broncos’ memorial set to take place Saturday afternoon

Saturday, April 6th, 2019
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The Elgar Petersen Arena in Humboldt, Sask., will be packed with an expected 3,000 people Saturday afternoon, commemorating one year since the community’s Junior A hockey team collided with a semi en route to a playoff game.

‘A full circle since the crash’: Families reflect on anniversary of Humboldt Broncos tragedy

Saturday, April 6th, 2019
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Today marks the first anniversary of the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Families and the public will gather together for a memorial at the hockey arena in Humboldt, Sask., hoping to move forward.