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

Football season begins

by Phil Ambroziak School hasn’t even started and the Spartans are already preparing for battle. Practices began for the Carpenter High School football team Aug. 24 and, along with a number of new faces on the field, also comes a new face on the bench. Sam Dawson takes over the duties of head coach this … 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

CHS boys win bronze

by Phil Ambroziak Home court advantage wasn’t enough for first place, but members of Carpenter High School’s boys volleyball team are still satisfied with the performance they gave at the tournament held in Meadow Lake on the weekend. CHS finished third overall, losing in the semi-finals to Waldheim. That team would go on to face … Continue reading

Spartans win season opener

by Phil Ambroziak The Carpenter High School (CHS) Spartans football team took the first step toward its goal of another undefeated regular season when the squad downed the visiting Kindersley Kobras in its first game of the season Sept. 12. The contest took place at Lions Park and saw CHS come out on top by … Continue reading