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Bruce Campbell was the Roughriders' left tackle for the 2018 CFL season.
Bruce Campbell was the Roughriders' left tackle for the 2018 CFL season. Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders lineman Bruce Campbell suspended for drug violation

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
January 16, 2018 - 12:43pm

The CFL has suspended Roughriders offensive lineman Bruce Campbell after a positive drug test.

Campbell, who played 12 regular season games and two playoff games for the club, was found to have the banned substance Ibutamoren in his system.

Linden Vey from Wakaw, Sask., was named to the Canadian Olympic Men's Hockey on Jan. 11.
Linden Vey from Wakaw, Sask., was named to the Canadian Olympic Men's Hockey on Jan. 11. Hockey Canada

Wakaw Sask.’s Linden Vey named to Olympic hockey team

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
January 12, 2018 - 2:03pm

Linden Vey from Wakaw, Sask. will get to wear the maple leaf at the Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Hockey Canada named its Olympic men’s hockey team Thursday and the 26-year-old, who currently plays for Barys Astana in the KHL, made the cut.

Duron Carter scored two touchdowns in the Roughriders 38-27 win against the Toronto Argonauts on July 29, 2017.
Duron Carter scored two touchdowns in the Roughriders 38-27 win against the Toronto Argonauts on July 29, 2017. submitted photo Roughriders

Duron Carter has Grey Cup goals

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
October 27, 2017 - 8:52am Updated: October 27, 2017 - 9:46am

Last season Duron Carter didn’t even have a team, let alone a spot in the playoffs.

What a difference a year makes.

The effervescent receiver was cut by the Montreal Alouettes so late in the 2016 season that by league rules he was unable to join another team.

Brendon LaBatte at Riders training camp in Saskatoon in May 2017.
Brendon LaBatte at Riders training camp in Saskatoon in May 2017. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

‘This is home:’ LaBatte signs 4 more years with Riders

By Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff
October 24, 2017 - 10:30am

It’s a good thing Brendon LaBatte looks good in green because he’s not going anywhere for a long time.

The homegrown offensive lineman for the Saskatchewan Roughriders has signed a four-year contract extension that will keep him with the club until 2021.