Coverchuk wins BRC final

by Phil Ambroziak Nothing beats winning in front of a home town crowd. And, for Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk, that’s exactly what it felt like when he took top honours at the 2015 Bull Riders Canada final Oct. 2 and 3 in Lloydminster. “It was great,” Coverchuk remarked. “Lloyd is pretty much home for me, … Continue reading

CPCA finals underway

by Phil Ambroziak Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. That’s why Lloydminster driver BJ Carey was keeping an open mind heading into this week’s Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) finals in Lloydminster. “I’ve got to stay in there, but there’s still four days of racing to go before we get to that final … Continue reading

Vern Nolin collects top CPCA prize

by Derek Cornet Vern Nolin, formerly of Rapid View, but who now calls Dewberry AB home, stood tall and proud on Saturday evening in Lloydminster as he accepted the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association’s (CPCA) Canadian Championship trophy – his  third consecutive title. “The list is long of people who get you down the road and … Continue reading

Vern Nolin claims victory in CPCA final

by Phil Ambroziak The man once known as the Rapid View Rocket continues his ascent throughout the world of professional chuckwagon racing. Vern Nolin, who now makes his home in Dewberry, AB, earned his third consecutive (and fourth overall) Canadian Championship on Sunday at the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) finals in Lloydminster. “It feels … Continue reading

Third CPCA title for Vern Nolin

by Phil Ambroziak The Rapid View Rocket continues to soar. Vern Nolin earned his second straight Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) championship – the third of his career – following a successful run at the CPCA finals held in Lloydminster Aug. 14-18. “It’s nice – it’s been two years in a row, but my third … Continue reading

Jonas wins gold and silver

By Rhonda Cooper The Jonas Samson Junior High girls “A” basketball team captured gold when it hit the hardwood at the North Battleford tournament Dec. 9-10. The six-team tournament saw the Stingers handle their opponents quite handily. “The competition was mediocre,” admitted coach Avril Skolney. “We usually travel to eight-team tournaments.” After posting decisive victories … Continue reading

Mitsuing CPCA 2011 champion

By Mac Christie Coming around the third turn at the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association Championship in Lloydminster on Sunday afternoon, Devin Mitsuing knew he had to let his horses run if he had any chance of winning. Sitting back in third place, he saw the two Gorsts, Gary and Logan running in front of him. … Continue reading

Meadow Lake Sr. White Sox third in NSRBL

By Ben Ingram The Meadow Lake Sr. Sox finished their season with a bang, going 6-1 during the month of July and finishing third in the league standings as of July 18. The Lloydminster Juniors, who Meadow Lake beat by forfeit on July 12, could still tie the Sox. As the local team currently holds … Continue reading

Meadow Lake drivers strong in Lloydminster CPCA

By Ben Ingram Former Meadow Laker Dallas Dyck finished second overall at the Lloydminster Colonial Days after posting a sixth-place time last Friday. The July 15 races were the third and final for the event whiche featured drvers from both the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Assocation and their counterparts, the World Professional Chuckwagon Association. It was … Continue reading