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The Roughriders celebrate after Darian Durant runs in the game winning touchdown.
The Roughriders celebrate after Darian Durant runs in the game winning touchdown. Saskatchewan Roughriders/Twitter

Durant scores in OT to secure Riders' second win

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 18, 2016 - 9:12pm

With this game, you have to start at the end.

It’s overtime.

The Riders defence has held the Eskimos to a field goal, so a touchdown will win it.

It’s six yards into the end zone and the second win into the season.

Naaman Roosevelt did not practice with the Riders for a second straight day.
Naaman Roosevelt did not practice with the Riders for a second straight day. Canadian Press

Riders’ LaBatte and Best likely out for the year, Roosevelt questionable

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 15, 2016 - 6:59pm

For the second day in a row, Naaman Roosevelt did not practice with the Roughriders.

On Wednesday, head coach Chris Jones said Roosevelt was being assessed for a lower leg injury. Roosevelt went down hard on his kneed during the Banjo Bowl last week.

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

Riders lose a penalty-ridden Banjo Bowl 17-10

By Arielle Zerr
September 10, 2016 - 9:58pm

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.

Roughriders’ defensive end Jonathan Newsome in the Madden NFL game.
Roughriders’ defensive end Jonathan Newsome in the Madden NFL game. submitted photo/Madden NFL

‘Dream come true’ for Riders’ Newsome to be in video game

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
September 7, 2016 - 1:21pm

Growing up everyone has a dream they hope will turn into reality.

For Roughriders’ defensive end Jonathan Newsome, that was to play professional football. One of his greatest “I made it” moments was making the popular football video game Madden NFL.

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