TheThursday that they’ll hold a practice in Humboldt, Sask. on June 3 in memory of the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus crash.
“While we continue to mourn for all those affected by the devastating event of April 6, we want to demonstrate our ongoing support for the Broncos organization and the community of Humboldt,” stated Craig Reynolds, Saskatchewan Roughriders president and CEO.
The day will consist of a walkthrough practice at Glenn Hall Park from noon until 1 p.m., with the team providing a barbecue lunch for community members.
“We have been working in partnership with the Broncos’ organization since the tragedy, hoping to play a small role in assisting the team, victims, the community and entire province through this painful time by channeling the healing power of sport, and by lending the strength of Rider Nation,” said Reynolds.
Players and coaches will take time to sign autographs and socialize with fans after the practice hour concludes.
The team will also announce details of a “Humboldt Strong” home game to be played on June 30 that will be dedicated to the victims and affected families.
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