Provincial Sports News

Jamie Nye: Spotty spotters failed Sidney Crosby

By Jamie Nye May 9, 2017 - 7:58am Updated: May 9, 2017 - 8:00am

The NHL injury and concussion spotter must have taken the night off last night.

Anybody who saw Sidney Crosby go flying head first into the end boards all thought the...

Regina Pats forward Dawson Leedahl signed a three-year entry-level contract with the NHL's New York Rangers on May 8, 2017.

Pats' Leedahl inks entry-level deal with NHL's Rangers

By 980 CJME May 8, 2017 - 8:15pm Updated: May 8, 2017 - 8:30pm

"It's pretty cool."

Those are the words in a news release from Regina Pats forward Dawson Leedahl after it was revealed Monday he signed a three-year entry-level...

Wray Morrison: Watch and learn

By Wray Morrison May 8, 2017 - 11:35am Updated: May 8, 2017 - 11:37am

There are many aspects of life that can provide teachable moments.

Some of those moments come to us from the world of sports.   Pierre-Edouard Bellemare from the...

Jamie Nye: Chris Jones, the manager, is a work in progress

By Jamie Nye May 8, 2017 - 7:45am Updated: May 8, 2017 - 8:00am

All Roughriders fans want to see is progress from general manager Chris Jones.

And I think we're seeing it.

We all know Chris Jones can coach. There is no...

Darrell Davis: Woodsy versus Davis

By Darrell Davis May 8, 2017 - 7:43am Updated: May 8, 2017 - 7:45am

Woodsy and I had a pretty good argument Friday on the Green Zone. It wasn't staged or pre-ordained. It was actually quite a surprise that we disagreed so vehemently on the...

Regina's Mitchell Picton was selected by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the fifth round of the CFL Draft.

Riders select Regina’s own Mitchell Picton in CFL Draft

By Arielle Zerr May 7, 2017 - 11:36pm Updated: May 7, 2017 - 11:45pm

Kids in Saskatchewan grow up dreaming they might one day play for the Roughriders and Mitchell Picton was no exception.

Gathered with his family at his home in Regina,...

Chris Jones says Cameron Judge gives the Riders more Canadian depth on defence.

Roughriders take LB Cameron Judge 2nd overall in CFL Draft

By Arielle Zerr May 7, 2017 - 5:50pm Updated: May 7, 2017 - 11:22pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have taken linebacker Cameron Judge with the second overall pick in the CFL Draft. 

Judge was a linebacker and special teamer with UCLA,...

Chris Jones says the Roughriders have done more than two dozen mock drafts and feels prepared for the real thing.

Chris Jones feels 'very prepared' for CFL Draft

By Arielle Zerr May 7, 2017 - 10:42am Updated: May 7, 2017 - 10:45am

One of the greatest things that determines success in the CFL is the quality of the Canadian talent, making the annual CFL Draft of vital importance for teams.

As it...

Connor Hobbs (44) hugs teammate Josh Mahura (5) after Mahura scored the game winner in overtime.

Mahura scores OT winner to blast Pats past Seattle 4-3

By Arielle Zerr May 7, 2017 - 12:36am Updated: May 7, 2017 - 12:45am

The Regina Pats will travel to Seattle with a little more breathing room after winning 4-3 in overtime Saturday night.

The game-winner came off the stick of Josh Mahura...

Connor Hobbs scored the Pats only goal in the 2-1 overtime loss to the Thunderbirds.

Pats lose game 1 of WHL Finals 2-1, Brooks leaves injured

By Arielle Zerr May 5, 2017 - 11:53pm Updated: May 6, 2017 - 12:00am

After blasting pucks at the net all night a long-awaited equalizer by Connor Hobbs still wasn’t enough to power the Pats past the Thunderbirds Friday night.

A powerplay...

Chris Jones says the team is ready to move forward after the latest fines levied by the CFL.

Jones to 'play by those rules' after Riders' fines

By Arielle Zerr May 5, 2017 - 12:35pm Updated: May 5, 2017 - 12:45pm

It’s a lesson learned, according to Roughriders general manager and head coach Chris Jones.

The Roughriders were fined another $36,000 last week by the CFL for breaking...

Wray Morrison: Thinking clearly

By Wray Morrison May 5, 2017 - 11:00am Updated: May 5, 2017 - 11:00am

I don't mean to be too philosophical on this Friday, but I heard a saying not too long ago: "We have one planet and we have one life."   I bring this up because, after...