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

Making a difference!

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

Survivors unite!

A ‘Devil’ of a time

Dwight King receives Key to Community

by Phil Ambroziak Paradise became reality for Meadow Lake and area hockey fans last week when multitudes flocked to the hillside at PineRidge Ford Theatre in Lions Park Aug. 6 to witness the arrival of hometown hockey hero Dwight King and, with him, the sport’s holy grail – the Stanley Cup. As per tradition, members … Continue reading

Meadow Lake eliminated from NSRBL playoffs

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake’s senior men’s baseball team will have to pull up their socks if they hope to recover from their recent playoff elimination in time for next month’s provincial championships. The Meadow Lake Sox of the North Saskatchewan River Baseball League (NSRBL) lost two in a row to the Wilkie Brewers last … Continue reading

Bantam Sox win provincial championship

by Derek Cornet The Meadow Lake Bantam ‘A’ Sox revelled in their second major win of the season July 20 after capturing the 2014 Saskatchewan Baseball Association’s Bantam provincial championship. The four-team round- robin tournament began July 19 at Lions Park in Meadow Lake. The Sox began with a close game against Melville who took … Continue reading

Track athletes advance to District meet

by Phil Ambroziak If anything, Carpenter High School track and field coach Cheyne Dallyn would describe last week’s divisional meet – held at Lions Park in Meadow Lake – as the calm before the storm. “There were about 70 athletes at that event,” he said. “Next time, there will be 200-250.” The “next time” Dallyn … Continue reading