Quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell threw touchdown passes to DaVaris Daniels, Marken Michel and Kamar Jorden to lead the Calgary Stampeders to a 39-26 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday at McMahon Stadium.Jorden finished with 249 yards on 10 receptions to set a Stampeders’ club record for most receiving yards in a single game. The previous record was held by Herm Harrison, who had 237 receiving yards on Sept. 29, 1968.
Mitchell went 25 for 42 for a career-high 452 yards, while Rene Paredes kicked four field goals for the Stampeders (8-1), who bounced back from a 40-27 loss to the Saskatchewan Roughriders six days earlier in Regina.Defensive lineman Ja’Gared Davis had two interceptions for the Stamps, including one that he ran 35 yards back into the end zon
When he looks across the field Thursday night, McLeod Bethel-Thompson will see a familiar face in Trevor Harris, a quarterback battle that has its roots in northern California when the two were teammates in the UFL.Only the most passionate of pigskin diehards would know anything about the defunct league, let alone the Sacramento Mountain Lions, the team where Bethel-Thompson and Harris first met.Their head coach was the late Dennis Green.Football is a small world, players coming and going, bouncing from league to league, the type of sporting existence where friendships are easily forged and career often reunited in the strangest of circumstances and backdrops.And such will be the case Thursday at BMO, where the East-leading Redblacks will provide the opposition for the desperate ...
Nic Demski ran in one touchdown and caught a pass for another as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat the Toronto Argonauts for the second week in a row, coming away with a 40-14 victory on Friday.READ MORE: Blue Bombers receiver Kenbrell Thompkins to get first CFL start against Argos
Demski, a Winnipeg native who signed as a free agent after three seasons with Saskatchewan, finished with three carries for 34 yards, including his 28-yard TD run. He also had five catches for 82 yards with a 42-yard TD reception.Winnipeg’s other hometown running back, Andrew Harris, rushed 10 times for 28 yards and caught five passes for 50 yards. In last week’s 38-20 victory over Toronto, Harris torched the Argonauts for a career-high 161 yards rushing with one TD on the ground and a second