Arielle Zerr

Former Roughrider quarterback Darian Durant donned a Montreal Alouettes jersey for the time at CFL Week in March of 2017.

Riders and Als face off in much-anticipated season opener

By Arielle Zerr June 22, 2017 - 6:22am Updated: June 22, 2017 - 6:30am

Despite spending all week downplaying the significance of Thursday night’s game, it will be big for both Darian Durant and Chris Jones.

"It's a special ball game, but at...

Nic Demski is entering his third year as a Saskatchewan Roughrider.

Demski hopes his growth turns into opportunity with Riders

By Arielle Zerr June 20, 2017 - 6:12pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 6:30pm

Nic Demski hopes his hard work will finally pay off.

The third year Roughrider receiver will start Thursday’s game against Montreal in place of an injured Rob Bagg....

Cameron Judge graduated from UCLA last week with a degree in political science.

2nd overall pick Cameron Judge arrives in Riderville

By Arielle Zerr June 19, 2017 - 5:01pm Updated: June 20, 2017 - 7:47am

He’s got his degree and now he’s got a Roughrider jersey.

Cameron Judge, picked second overall by the Riders in the 2017 CFL Draft, missed all of training camp to...

The Roughriders struggled in their second preseason game of the 2017 season.

Roughriders struggle in 42-10 loss to B.C.

By Arielle Zerr June 16, 2017 - 11:56pm Updated: June 17, 2017 - 12:58am

More than 70 players gave their final audition to the Chris Jones and Roughriders football operations staff and at times it was hard to watch.

The Roughriders were...

Kevin Glenn gives the play call to his receivers at Roughriders training camp on June 13, 2017.

Roster cuts loom for Riders after Friday game against B.C.

By Arielle Zerr June 16, 2017 - 7:17am Updated: June 16, 2017 - 10:19am

He’s been doing it for years, but cutting players never gets any easier for Roughriders head coach and general manager Chris Jones.

To some, this may come as a surprise...

Marquise Williams prepares to through the ball during a Roughriders scrimmage on June 13, 2016.

Riders’ Williams following in Durant’s footsteps

By Arielle Zerr June 14, 2017 - 4:41pm Updated: June 14, 2017 - 4:45pm

For the second time in his football career, Marquise Williams is following in the footsteps of Darian Durant.

Williams played his college career at the University of...

Peter Dyakowski (left) participates in stretches at Roughriders training camp in Saskatoon on June 13, 2017.

Becoming a Rider 'worked out well' for Dyakowski

By Arielle Zerr June 13, 2017 - 4:08pm Updated: June 14, 2017 - 8:19am

Peter Dyakowski spent just three months as a Toronto Argonaut and that's just fine with him.

The offensive lineman had spent 10 years as a Hamilton Tigercat, but in the...

Brandon Bridge, seen here at training camp, had a strong showing in the Riders first preseason game on June 10, 2017.

Bridge impresses in Riders 25-25 preseason tie

By Arielle Zerr June 10, 2017 - 10:45pm Updated: June 12, 2017 - 7:19am

There was a lot of hype around Bryan Bennett going into Saturday night’s preseason game, but it was Brandon Bridge that impressed the Rider faithful.

“I wanted to show...

Anthony Allen celebrates a touchdown after his first tenure with the Riders. The tailback is back with the team in 2017, now wearing #35.

Blocking number 1 as Riders evaluate running backs

By Arielle Zerr June 10, 2017 - 10:09am Updated: June 10, 2017 - 10:15am

There has been a lot of talk about quarterbacks in Riderville this week, but for the first time, the running backs will be on full display.

After the shooting death of...

Brandon Bridge will start the Roughriders' first preseason game on June 10, 2017.

Bridge to start Riders first preseason game

By Arielle Zerr June 9, 2017 - 2:16pm Updated: June 9, 2017 - 2:30pm

Canadian quarterback Brandon Bridge will be the first Roughrider to throw a football at new Mosaic Stadium Saturday.

After much speculation, Chris Jones made the...

Riders' Tobi Antigha participates in defensive line drills at training camp on June 8, 2017.

Antigha finding his fit on the Roughrider defensive line

By Arielle Zerr June 8, 2017 - 3:29pm Updated: June 8, 2017 - 9:25pm

Tobi Antigha might not have any clothes that fit him anymore, but he seems to be fitting in on the defensive line just fine.

The 24-year-old was trying out for the...

Kevin Glenn throws a pass during practice at SMF Field in Saskatoon on June 2, 2017.

3 things of note from the Riders’ green and white game

By Arielle Zerr June 3, 2017 - 8:27pm Updated: June 3, 2017 - 8:30pm

Fans got their first look of the 2017 Roughriders in Saskatoon Saturday afternoon during the annual green and white game.

The team scrimmaged for about an hour, rotating...