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

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

Season ends for CHS football team

Phil Ambroziak Another season has come to a close for the Carpenter High School football Spartans. Meadow Lake was defeated 61-19 by the Melfort Mustangs in a Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA) 3A Nine-Man provincial playoff game. The action took place in Melfort Nov. 1. “Melfort is a really good team – they’re solid … 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

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

Silver for Spartans

by Phil Ambroziak History sometimes has a habit of repeating itself. That’s something the Carpenter High School Spartans football team learned the hard way on Saturday (Nov. 9) when they fell to the Indian Head Broncs from Indian Head High School 14-7 in the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA) provincial final. It was the … Continue reading

Former players recall historic championship game

by Phil Ambroziak It’s been a half-century, but the memories of Carpenter High School’s bid for championship glory on the football field in the fall of 1963 remain quite vivid for the men who competed that day. Much like this past weekend’s championship game between the CHS Spartans and the Indian Head Broncs, 50 years … Continue reading

Spartans headed to provincial final

by Phil Ambroziak And then there were two. The Carpenter High School Spartans will travel to Indian Head this Saturday (Nov. 9) to square off against the Indian Head Broncs in the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA) provincial football championship following the home team’s decisive win against the Warman Wolverines Nov. 2 at Lions … Continue reading

Spartans join SHSAA final four

by Phil Ambroziak The Carpenter High School  Spartans football team is two wins away from this year’s provincial championship. The Meadow Lake squad defeated Nipawin 56-12 in Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA) quarterfinal action at Lions Park Oct. 26. As a result of the win, CHS now advances to the semi-finals where they will … Continue reading

Spartans defeat Martensville 73-13

by Phil Ambroziak They’re officially the Northwest 9-Man Football League champions, but – according to Carpenter High School (CHS Spartans head coach Craig Paylor – that doesn’t mean it’s time for his team to start taking things easy. In spite of a big 73-13 win at Lions Park Oct. 10 against the Martensville Royals in … Continue reading