Football Spartans lose on home turf

by Phil Ambroziak Three games into the 2015 season and the Carpenter High School Spartans football team is still looking for its first win. The CHS squad was shutout yet again when they fell 38-0 to the visiting Martensville High School Royals Sept. 25 at Lions Park. “Although it was not reflected on the scoreboard, … Continue reading

CHS Spartans drop home opener 32-0

by Phil Ambroziak Rome wasn’t built in a day, and it’s also going to take time to fully develop the 2015 Carpenter High School Spartans football team. That’s how Spartans head coach Sam Dawson feels, further describing this year’s season as a rebuilding year for the squad which is 0-2 heading into this Friday’s (Sept. … Continue reading

Spartans blanked 32-0 in season opener

by Phil Ambroziak After a devastating 32-0 loss to the Kindersley High School Kobras in their first game of the 2015 season Sept. 11, the Carpenter High School Spartans football team is headed back to the drawing board to figure out how to improve on where things went wrong. “We did get to the game … Continue reading

New volleyball season underway

by Phil Ambroziak There’s strength in numbers. With the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association’s 2015 volleyball season set to begin this week, the Carpenter High School Spartans 5A girls team joined forced with their 4A counterparts from La Loche recently for a two-day practice outing held in Meadow Lake. “It was a training session of … Continue reading

CHS students to hold mock election

by Phil Ambroziak Today’s youth are tomorrow’s leaders. That’s a message Carpenter High School in Meadow Lake has always instilled in its students, but one that holds even greater meaning this year with the 42nd Canadian general election on the horizon. “Essentially, I would be teaching this to my history students even if it wasn’t … Continue reading

Athletes connect with fans at Kinsmen sports dinner

by Phil Ambroziak He may be known for his antics on the ice, but – during a recent visit to Meadow Lake – former NHL enforcer Dave “Tiger” Williams was more interested in discussing the sport of chuckwagon racing than he was hockey. Williams, a forward with several NHL teams throughout his career, was one … Continue reading

B-ball official recognized

by Phil Ambroziak When it comes to maintaining law and order on the basketball court, Meadow Lake’s Kaitlin Harman is ranked among the best. Recently, Harman – who has refereed basketball at both the high school and junior high levels for the past four years – was presented with the North West High Schools Athletic … Continue reading

CHS boys advance to Hoopla

by Phil Ambroziak Carpenter High School’s boys basketball team hosted a Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA) regional 4A event this past weekend during which they achieved a 2-0 record and secured a spot at Hoopla, the provincial basketball tournament March 27-28 in Saskatoon. “The boys are super excited – Carpenter hasn’t had a boys … Continue reading

CHS boys finish second

by Phil Ambroziak It was an effort to be proud of. That’s how Carpenter High School boys basketball coach Jesse Shakotko feels about his team’s performance at the home tournament held in Meadow Lake Jan. 16 and 17 that netted the team the runner-up place. “I’m very pleased with how things turned out in the … Continue reading

Spartans Vanquished

by Phil Ambroziak Cold weather may have played a factor in the Oct. 2 football game between the CHS Spartans and the Warman High School Wolverines, but in order to be the best you need to exhibit a will to win. That’s how Spartans head coach Craig Paylor feels following his team’s second straight loss … Continue reading