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 - 3:47pm

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 - 8:26am

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 - 8:44am

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.

Defensive back Ed Gainey originally signed with the Roughriders in February 2016 after playing with the Hamilton Tigercats and the Montreal Alouettes.
Defensive back Ed Gainey originally signed with the Roughriders in February 2016 after playing with the Hamilton Tigercats and the Montreal Alouettes. SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS/TWITTER

Ed Gainey signs 3-year contract extension with the Roughriders

By Arielle Zerr
December 29, 2016 - 6:36am

Saskatchewan Roughrider fans can feel free to go out and buy an Ed Gainey jersey as he’ll be in green and white for the foreseeable future.

The fan favourite defensive back has signed a three-year contract extension with the Roughriders that will keep him with the team until 2019.

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

Riders lose a penalty-ridden Banjo Bowl 17-10

By Arielle Zerr
September 10, 2016 - 9:49pm

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.

The Roughriders' defense swarms Bombers running back Andrew Harris during the Labour Day Classic on Sept. 4, 2016.
The Roughriders' defense swarms Bombers running back Andrew Harris during the Labour Day Classic on Sept. 4, 2016. Saskatchewan Roughriders

PREVIEW: Riders expect loud crowd at Banjo Bowl

By Arielle Zerr
September 10, 2016 - 11:50am Updated: September 12, 2016 - 6:40am

If there are any fans who can rival the Rider Nation in volume, it might just be Bombers fans at the Banjo Bowl.

The back-to-back Saskatchewan versus Winnipeg match up has become legendary to the teams' fans, but also to the players and coaches.

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