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The GoFundMe campaign for the Humboldt Broncos hockey team hit $11.4M April 15, 2018 thanks to donations from more than 128,000 people.
The GoFundMe campaign for the Humboldt Broncos hockey team hit $11.4M April 15, 2018 thanks to donations from more than 128,000 people. submitted photo/GoFundMe

Broncos GoFundMe money to be distributed soon

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
November 22, 2018 - 1:46pm

Families and surviving members of the Humboldt Broncos will likely get their share of the money raised by a GoFundMe campaign very soon.

The advisory committee set up to overlook the fund filed their recommendations to the Court of Queen’s Bench on Thursday.

Quarterback Zach Collaros hands the ball off to running back Tre Mason against the Calgary Stampeders on Aug. 19, 2018.
Quarterback Zach Collaros hands the ball off to running back Tre Mason against the Calgary Stampeders on Aug. 19, 2018. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders offence improving but still looking for more

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
October 4, 2018 - 5:40pm

It seems like the offence finally has some answers.

After weeks of questions about what was wrong with it, the Roughriders delivered a game more like what fans had been expecting.

Rob Bagg celebrates with Rider receivers after scoring a touchdown against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Sept. 3, 2017.
Rob Bagg celebrates with Rider receivers after scoring a touchdown against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Sept. 3, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Bagg provides Collaros a helping hand with Rider rookies

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 27, 2018 - 5:45pm

After practice on the day Rob Bagg returned to the Roughriders, he sat down at the centre of the field for a chat with quarterback Zach Collaros.

The two CFL veterans had never played before but had always had a mutual admiration for one another.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders extend international defensive back, Crezdon Butler, for one more year in the green and white on Dec. 29, 2017.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders extend international defensive back, Crezdon Butler, for one more year in the green and white on Dec. 29, 2017. Twitter/CFL

Crezdon Butler returns to line up against Argos

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 20, 2018 - 5:44pm

After starting for half the season then sitting for four, defensive back Crezdon Butler returns to the lineup on Saturday.

For the first time as a Rider, he’ll fill in at safety with Matt Elam out with an injured hamstring.

Naaman Roosevelt with the ball during the Saskatchewan Roughriders home game against the Montreal Alouettes on June 30, 2018.
Naaman Roosevelt with the ball during the Saskatchewan Roughriders home game against the Montreal Alouettes on June 30, 2018. Liam Richards/Electric Umbrella

‘Sky’s not falling:’ Riders working on offensive struggles

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 18, 2018 - 6:02pm

After Saturday’s game, offensive lineman Thaddeus Coleman said he wanted to practice red zone offence nonstop until the team figured it out.

Quite simply, he was sick of not scoring touchdowns.

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Riders’ Johnson supports teammates even from the sidelines

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 6, 2018 - 6:07pm

Even when it’s from the bench Jovon Johnson gives the Roughriders his all.

The 12-year CFL veteran has found himself on the sidelines of the last two Roughriders games as head coach Chris Jones opted to rest some of his older defensive backs and try out other players in their place.

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