10 Results for month: 12/2016

Riders’ Golding receives two-game ban for violating drug policy

December 19, 2016 CFL.ca Staff TORONTO – Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Marvin Golding has been suspended two games after testing positive for a banned substance, the CFL announced Monday. Golding tested positive for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (DHCMT), a banned substance under the drug policy of the CFL and the Canadian ... More

CFLAA Men of the Year Limited Edition Print

Make a donation to the CFL Alumni Association Support Fund and receive a Limited Edition 2016 CFLAA Men of the Year, Peter Martin and Michael "Pinball" Clemons, Autographed Print.   The CFLAA Support Funds were created by the members of the Canadian Football League Alumni Association (CFLAA) to offer financial support to fellow Alumni and ... More

Roughrider Alumni Henry “Hank” Dorsch passes at the age of 76

After a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia, COPD and cancer, Henry “Hank” Carl Dorsch, 76, of Regina, SK passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Regina. Hank is survived by his loving wife Helen Patricia (nee Kalb) of 52 years of Regina; son Doug Dorsch of Regina; daughters Natalie (Don) Fafard of ... More

New Head At The Helm Of The Trojans For 2017

December 6th, 2016 Story by Aaron Wilgosh - PortageOnline Photo Courtesy of PortageOlnine VIA: http://www.portageonline.com/local-sports/new-head-at-the-helm-of-the-trojans-for-2017 New Head Coach Donald Burrell with outgoing Head Coach Brent Irwin at the table for last night's Awards Banquet. A new face will be leading the PCI Trojans on ... More

Rick Klassen, former B.C. Lions star, dies of cancer at age 57

A Lions defensive lineman for nine years, Klassen was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2013 By Matt Meuse, CBC News Posted: Dec 10, 2016 1:46 PM VIA: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/rick-klassen-dead-1.3891093 Photo by: Chad Klassen/YouTube (Chad Klassen/YouTube) Former B.C. Lions defensive lineman Rick Klassen has died of cancer at ... More

David Sidoo – 2017 recipient W.A.C. Bennett Award

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 | Posted by Rattan Mall VIA: http://www.voiceonline.com/david-sidoo-is-2017-recipient-of-the-bc-sports-hall-of-fames-w-a-c-bennett-award/ Photo courtesy of David Sidoo DAVID (Dave) Sidoo, the first athlete of Indian descent to play professional football, reportedly anywhere in the world, was on Wednesday ... More

George Reed Foundation Mosaic Gala in Regina

Story by Regina Leader-Post Photos by Michael Bell / Regina Leader-Post Published on: December 9, 2016 | Last Updated: December 9, 2016 6:00 AM CST VIA: http://leaderpost.com/life/qc/qc-on-the-scene-at-george-reed-foundation-mosaic-gala-in-regina Georgette Reed and George Reed at the George Reed Foundation Mosaic Gala ... More

Superman Answers Call To BC Hall!

December 7, 2016 Story by: Matt Baker BC Lions Photo Courtesy: BC Lions VIA: http://www.bclions.com/2016/12/07/superman-answers-call/ Although he bleeds orange through and through, Geroy Simon had donned a couple different pro football colours by the time he arrived in the Lions Den back in 2001. Many forget he suited up in ten games for the ... More

Eric Norwood Retires from the CFL

December 6, 2016 Riderville Staff VIA: http://www.riderville.com/2016/12/06/eric-norwood-retires-cfl/ Photo courtesy of the Saskatchewan Roughriders The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced international defensive lineman Eric Norwood has retired from the Canadian Football League.  Norwood played 44 career regular season games ... More

Roughriders Mourn the Loss of Joe McKnight

Roughrider Staff December 1, 2016 It is with deep sorrow that we have learned of the devastating news of the loss of Saskatchewan Roughriders player Joe McKnight.  Joe was killed this afternoon in Terrytown, Louisiana.   “We are shocked to hear the news of Joe’s sudden passing,” stated Riders Vice President of Football Operations, General ... More