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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.

Riders defensive back Marc-Olivier Brouillette speaks to reporters after practice on Sept. 20, 2017.
Riders defensive back Marc-Olivier Brouillette speaks to reporters after practice on Sept. 20, 2017. Britton Gray/CJME News Staff

Marc-Olivier Brouillette welcomes son on playoff Sunday

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
November 16, 2017 - 10:39am

It wasn’t even a decision for Marc-Olivier Brouillette.

When his wife went into labour Saturday evening, staying by her side was much more important than a football game – even in the playoffs.

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.

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