Elks finalize team roster, add D’Antne Demery to active list
The Edmonton Elks made a few more changes to its roster Friday as Canadian Football League (CFL) teams worked to finalize their players before the Friday evening deadline.
The team moved offensive lineman D’Antne Demery to its active roster. Demery was recruited by the Elks from Florida International University. He completed three seasons and 26 games with the university and received two all-conference honourable mentions.
Defensive lineman and University of Ottawa alumni Alain Pae, who was drafted by the Elks in 2020, was added to the practice roster. Running back Tarean Folston was added to the CFL practice roster.
Wide receiver J.J. Jones was placed on the suspended list for the Elks.
The team also added quarterback Dakota Prukop and released Drew Anderson earlier on Friday.
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The regular season for the Elks begins Tuesday. The team will play its season and home opener on Aug. 7 at 8 p.m.
A notorious Edmonton landlord who was shot in the head Friday is in stable but critical condition.
Fire crews fully contained the wildfire west of Edmonton in Parkland County that first started Friday evening.
Bradley Barton was sentenced to 12 1/2 years for manslaughter in the death of Cindy Gladue, a 36-year-old Métis and Cree woman, who died in his room at the Yellowhead Inn in June 2011.