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Robert "Pole Cat" or "Polecat" Poley (born November 15, 1955 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a former professional Canadian football offensive lineman who played fifteen seasons in the Canadian Football League for two teams.He was named CFL All-Star in 1986. Most of his early life was spent in Prairie River, Saskatchewan. He has four children and eight grandchildren.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a professional Canadian football team based in Regina, Saskatchewan. The Roughriders compete in the Canadian Football League (CFL) as a member club of the league's West division.
George Robert Reed, CM, SOM, is a former American college football and Canadian Football League player. Reed, along with Mike Pringle and Johnny Bright, is one of the players most often mentioned as being the greatest running back in CFL history. In November 2006, Reed was voted one of the CFL's Top 50 players (#2) of the league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN.
Ronald Lancaster was an American-Canadian professional football player and coach in the Canadian Football League (CFL). As the starting quarterback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders for 16 seasons, he led the team to its first Grey Cup championship in 1966 and is the franchise's all-time leader in passing yards, attempts, completions, touchdowns, and interceptions. At the time of his retirement, he was the CFL's career leader in passing yards and still ranks sixth overall as of 2016. After his retirement as a player, he served as a head coach and general manager in the CFL; he led his teams to two Grey Cups and currently ranks fourth all-time with 142 regular season wins. He was also a colour commentator on the CFL on CBC from 1981 to 1990. At the time of his death, he was the Senior Director of Football Operations of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame (1982), Canada's Sports Hall of Fame (1985) and the Wittenberg University Athletic Hall of Honour (1985).
The 1986 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 33rd season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 29th Canadian Football League season.
The DeMarco–Becket Memorial Trophy is a Canadian Football League trophy. It is awarded originally to the player selected as the outstanding lineman in the West Division.
Roger Aldag is a former Canadian football offensive lineman who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1976 through 1992. He was part of the Grey Cup championship-winning Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1989. Aldag currently holds the Roughrider record for games played with 271 regular season games and 5 play-off games.
The 77th Grey Cup was the 1989 Canadian Football League championship game played between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at SkyDome in Toronto; this was the first Grey Cup game held at the stadium as it opened in June 1989. The Roughriders defeated the Tiger-Cats, 43–40 on Dave Ridgway's winning field-goal.
Gene Makowsky is a Canadian politician and former Canadian football offensive lineman who has been a member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly representing the riding of Regina Gardiner Park since 2016 and prior to that representing the riding of Regina Dewdney.
Bill "The Undertaker" Baker is a former defensive end who played in Canadian Football League.
Ronald William Atchison was a Canadian football defensive lineman who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1952 through 1968. He was part of the Grey Cup championship-winning Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1966. Atchison was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1978. He was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1980.
Al Benecick was a Canadian Football League offensive lineman who played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1959 through 1968. He was part of the Grey Cup championship-winning Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1966. Benecick retired as a member of the Edmonton Eskimos in 1969.
Norman Edwin William Clarke was a professional Canadian football player who played both defensive tackle and offensive tackle for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1951 through 1964.
Prairie River is a hamlet in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Listed as a designated place by Statistics Canada, the hamlet had a population of 35 in the Canada 2006 Census.
Warren Steinley is a Canadian politician, who was elected Member of Parliament for the riding of Regina—Lewvan in the 2019 Canadian federal election. He represents the riding of Regina—Lewvan in the House of Commons as a Member of the Conservative Party.
Brian Towriss is the former head coach for the University of Saskatchewan's football team, the Saskatchewan Huskies. Towriss became Saskatchewan's head coach in 1984 and became CIS football's winningest head coach in 2011, surpassing Larry Haylor with his 170th overall win. He resigned as head coach on December 19, 2016 with a U Sports football record 196 wins and 315 games coached. He also holds the record for most appearances as a head coach in the Vanier Cup with nine, having won three of those in 1990, 1996, 1998. Collegiately, he also played CIS football for the Saskatchewan Huskies. He was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2017 as a builder.
Dan Clark is a professional Canadian football offensive lineman for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
Donald Mighton "Don" McPherson was a Canadian professional sports executive, businessman, farmer and political figure in Saskatchewan. He represented Regina South West from 1967 to 1971 and Regina Lakeview from 1971 to 1973 in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as a Liberal.
Gordon Gray Currie was a political figure in Saskatchewan, Canada. He represented Regina Wascana from 1982 to 1986 in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as a Progressive Conservative.
Larry Haylor is a Canadian retired football coach. He coached the Western Ontario Mustangs from 1984 to 2006. He was CIS football's winningest head coach until he was surpassed in 2011 by Brian Towriss, and he retired with a career record of 178-43-4 as head coach. Haylor was inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2014. He also was named coach of the year in 1990 and 1998, and won the Vanier Cup championship in 1989 and 1994. Haylor was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and attended the University of Saskatchewan where he played on the football team. He was also an assistant coach there from 1971 to 1973. His son, Jordan Haylor, is an accomplished teacher who has been teaching at Parkside Collegiate Institute for 3 years.
Kenneth Joseph Preston was a Canadian football player, coach and executive. He played for the Saskatchewan Rough Riders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and Ottawa Rough Riders. He was the Head Coach of the Saskatchewan Rough Riders from 1946 to 1947. From 1958 to 1978, he was the Rough Riders' General Manager. He was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1980 and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1990. He also was inducted into the Rough Riders' plaza of honor in 1987. From 1962 until his retirement in 1979, they made the playoffs every year.