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Riders head coach Chris Jones speaks to media after practice on Sept. 20, 2017.
Riders head coach Chris Jones speaks to media after practice on Sept. 20, 2017. submitted photo/CKOM News Staff

Riders extend head coach Chris Jones’ contract

By CJME News Staff
December 12, 2017 - 12:46pm

After making the playoffs for the first time in three years, the Saskatchewan Roughriders have extended the contract of head coach Chris Jones.

The move, which will keep Jones with the Riders until 2019, was officially announced by the team Tuesday.

Demolition continues at Taylor Field on Sept. 22, 2017.
Demolition continues at Taylor Field on Sept. 22, 2017. Lauren Golosky/CJME News Staff

Historic Taylor Field grandstand set for demolition Friday

By CJME News Staff
October 23, 2017 - 3:39pm

People are invited to watch the west grandstand at Taylor Field come down Friday.

A controlled collapse of the grandstand is scheduled for 1:00 p.m., weather permitting. Wind direction and speed have to be optimal for the collapse to happen.

Chris Getzlaf (right) celebrates winning the 2013 Grey Cup with Rob Bagg.
Chris Getzlaf (right) celebrates winning the 2013 Grey Cup with Rob Bagg. Twitter/Chris Getzlaf

Chris Getzlaf returns to Riders’ practice roster

By CJME News Staff
October 16, 2017 - 1:28pm

The Roughriders are welcoming back a hometown boy, adding wide receiver Chris Getzlaf to the practice roster.

The Canadian wide receiver spent the majority of his CFL career with the Riders, originally signing with the team’s practice roster in 2007.

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