Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatchewan’ Category

Roughriders’ season ends with a clunk

Monday, November 18th, 2019
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When Fajardo ricocheted his end zone pass off the north end zone crossbar on Sunday night with no time left, it was a cruel ending to a promising year.

Bundle up and go long: A look back at the 2009 and 1976 West Finals in Regina

Sunday, November 17th, 2019
Riders West Finals

After a 10-year drought, the West Final is a go at Regina's Mosaic Stadium on Sunday. You can usually expect cool weather in November, but forecasts are looking promising for the Riders-Bombers showdown. So how does this year's weather compare with the home western finals of the past?

Sask. curler Aly Jenkins remembered as a fierce competitor who loved her sport

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
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Aly Jenkins, a well-known Saskatchewan curler, died Sunday from complications that arose during the birth of her third child, Sydney. She was 30.

Moose Jaw woman becomes 1st female coach in WHL

Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Olivia Howe's hockey career has come full circle.

Former Bronco Ryan Straschnitzki returns to Humboldt for the first time after crash

Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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The 20-year-old's visit coincides with the Broncos hosting the Notre Dame Hounds in their season opener Saturday night. The Humboldt team is also celebrating its 50th anniversary and plans to welcome various alumni.

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

Monday, August 12th, 2019
Taron Kaiswatum

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

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.