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The Saskatchewan Roughriders take on the Edmonton Eskimos in season CFL action on October 8th, 2018 at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, SK.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders take on the Edmonton Eskimos in season CFL action on October 8th, 2018 at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, SK. Liam Richards/Electric Umbrella

Riders secure 3 free agents in busy week before Christmas

By 980 CJME
December 19, 2018 - 3:09pm

The Roughriders free agent wish list got a little shorter this week.

The club wrapped up three pending free agents including receiver Patrick Lavoie, defensive tackle Zack Evans and defensive back Louchiez Purifoy.

Fullback Patrick Lavoie (right) spent most of his career with the Ottawa Redblacks and Montreal Alouettes before being traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Oct. 10, 2018
Fullback Patrick Lavoie (right) spent most of his career with the Ottawa Redblacks and Montreal Alouettes before being traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Oct. 10, 2018 Johany Jutras/CFL

Quarterback or not, Roughriders a perfect fit for Lavoie

By 980 CJME
December 18, 2018 - 9:52am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have stabilized their receiving corps for the 2019 season, announcing Monday they had signed Canadian receiver Patrick Lavoie to a two-year contract extension.

The seven-year CFL vet will now be with the team through the end of the 2020 season.

Police are searching for Roughrider Justin Cox after he was charged with assault. (Regina Police Service
Police are searching for Roughrider Justin Cox after he was charged with assault. (Regina Police Service Submitted Photo/ Regina Police Service

Regina police looking for former Roughrider Justin Cox

By 980 CJME
October 6, 2018 - 8:20am

Regina police are asking for help locating a former Saskatchewan Roughrider.

Justin Cox has been charged with assault after police found a woman injured in a home in east Regina on Sept. 25, however, they have been unable to find him.

Savannah Deschênes, the wife of late New Brunswick Cst. Frank Deschênes, poses for a photo with RCMP members, after meeting the colt named after her husband on Sept. 9, 2018.
Savannah Deschênes, the wife of late New Brunswick Cst. Frank Deschênes, poses for a photo with RCMP members, after meeting the colt named after her husband on Sept. 9, 2018. Jessie Anton/980 CJME

Fallen RCMP officer has Musical Ride colt named in his honour

By 980 CJME
September 10, 2018 - 6:32am

The RCMP honoured its fallen members with a national parade and memorial service Sunday in Regina.

Among them was New Brunswick Cst. Frank Deschênes, who was hit and killed by a vehicle last September while helping change a flat tire on the side of the highway near Memramcook, N.B.

General Manager and Vice President of Football Operations Chris Jones denies the Roughriders worked out quarterback Johnny Manziel.
General Manager and Vice President of Football Operations Chris Jones denies the Roughriders worked out quarterback Johnny Manziel. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Chris Jones denies Roughriders worked out Johnny Manziel

By 980 CJME
February 9, 2017 - 9:55pm Updated: February 10, 2017 - 5:30am

It’s a story that had so many people curious; it crashed the website that reported it.

Thursday morning, Justin Dunk of 3 Down Nation published a story stating that the Saskatchewan Roughriders worked out beleaguered former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel.