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

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 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

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 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

CHS hands Delisle first regular season loss in four years

by Phil Ambroziak Streaks were made to be broken. The Delisle Rebels received their first regular season loss since 2009 when they were defeated 38-34 by the Carpenter High School Spartans in the Meadow Lake football team’s 2013 home-opener. “It’s a good start to the year,” remarked Spartans head coach Craig Paylor. “We’ve been preparing … Continue reading

Wounded Spartans lose to North Battleford

By Mac Christie An injury-riddled Carpenter High School football team dropped a 24-14 decision to the previously winless John Paul II Crusaders in North Battleford Oct. 6. The Spartans were without the services of starting quarterback Morgan Esau, out with a broken hand, starting cornerback Brandon Dancy, with broken fingers and linebacker Craig Slater and … Continue reading

Spartans volleyball teams continue to build

By Mac Christie The Carpenter High School volleyball teams were in action the past weekend, with the boy’s team at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon and the girl’s at St. Mary’s in Prince Albert. The boy’s finished in second place, losing to St. Mary’s of Prince Albert in the final by scores of 25-23 … Continue reading