Arielle Zerr

Roughriders' tailback Marcus Thigpen ran 169 yards and had one touchdown during the CFL Eastern semi-final game against the Ottawa Redblacks on Nov 12, 2017.
Roughriders' tailback Marcus Thigpen ran 169 yards and had one touchdown during the CFL Eastern semi-final game against the Ottawa Redblacks on Nov 12, 2017. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders move on to eastern finals after 31-20 win in Ottawa

By Arielle Zerr
November 12, 2017 - 3:50pm

The Riders packed their bags for a long stay and now they’ll get at least another week in Ontario.

Saskatchewan defeated the Ottawa Redblacks in the eastern semi-final 31-20 and will move on to face Toronto next Sunday in the eastern final.

Naaman Roosevelt avoids a tackle against the Tiger-Cats in a win on July 8, 2017.
Naaman Roosevelt avoids a tackle against the Tiger-Cats in a win on July 8, 2017. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roosevelt in, LaBatte out as Riders face Redblacks

By Arielle Zerr
November 12, 2017 - 8:29am

The Roughriders gain one of their best and lose one of their best as they square off in the eastern semi-final Sunday afternoon.

Star receiver Naaman Roosevelt returns to the lineup after missing the last three games of the season with a concussion.

Roughriders receiver Chad Owens returned for his first full practice since training camp on Aug. 1, 2017.
Roughriders receiver Chad Owens returned for his first full practice since training camp on Aug. 1, 2017. Arielle Zerr/980 CJME

Chad Owens practices for 1st time since Riders training camp

By Arielle Zerr
August 2, 2017 - 8:49am

The flying Hawaiian is flying down the football field once again.

Chad Owens participated in his first full practice since training camp in Saskatoon after complications related to a broken foot.

Rob Bagg stiff arms a Blue Bombers' defender.
Rob Bagg stiff arms a Blue Bombers' defender. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders lose a penalty-ridden Banjo Bowl 17-10

By Arielle Zerr
September 10, 2016 - 9:59pm

Another week, another game where the Riders came close but couldn't seal the deal.

Things looked promising for the Roughriders right off the top when they were able to force a two and out on the Blue Bombers offence and follow it up with an impressive offensive showing themselves.

B.J. Coleman threw three interceptions in the Riders 28-16 loss to the B.C. Lions on Saturday night.
B.J. Coleman threw three interceptions in the Riders 28-16 loss to the B.C. Lions on Saturday night. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Roughriders’ quarterbacks disappoint in 1st preseason game

By Arielle Zerr
June 12, 2016 - 2:22am

There were a lot of flags and not a lot of power at Mosaic Stadium on Saturday night.

In a game where Chris Jones hoped to get a good evaluation of the two players vying to back up Darian Durant at quarterback, neither rookie B.J. Coleman or Brett Smith earned the job.

Darian Durant throwing a ball during Roughriders training camp 2016.
Darian Durant throwing a ball during Roughriders training camp 2016. Arielle Zerr/CKOM News Staff

Darian Durant to sit for Roughriders first pre-season game

By Arielle Zerr
June 8, 2016 - 2:45pm

Fans may be eager to get their first look at Darian Durant in almost a year, but it’s not coming Saturday.

Durant will dress for the game, but will not see any field time, according to head coach Chris Jones, who instead is opting to test out his backup quarterbacks.

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