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Accomplished ball player helps youth

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Quincy Winkler is excited to give back to the sport he loves. Recently, Winkler – a lifelong baseball enthusiast from Meadow Lake – launched a new training program called Jettspeed Baseball. Named after Winkler’s son, Jett, the program allows minor...

Ross named to AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms

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Canoe Lake Cree First Nation’s Roddy Ross has taken another step toward realizing his dream of one day competing in the National Hockey League (NHL). Ross, who was a sixth-round pick by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2019 NHL Entry...

Minor hockey practices continue

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The current minor hockey season has been like no other and, according to local officials, more questions than answers remain as far as where things will go from here. “Right now we’re waiting until Jan. 15, as that is the...

New snowmobile shelter now in place

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Snowmobile season is heating up in more ways than one. This past weekend, members of the Northern Lights Snowmobile Association, transported a more than 400-square-foot building from Meadow Lake to the local trail system at a location between the city...

Hockey Pioneer, former Stampeder paved way for future

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A legend in the world of hockey and an inspiration to countless people throughout Canada and the world has died. Fred Sasakamoose, the first Treaty Indian to compete in the National Hockey League, died Tuesday from complications related to COVID-19....

Broncos welcome Stanley Cup winner

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After his season was cut short last year because of an injury followed by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dwight King is ready to resurrect his hockey career as a member of the Meadow Lake Senior Broncos. King –...

Coaching clinic held in M.L.

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When it comes to the sport of hockey, even the coaches have a chance to learn something new. This past weekend, Meadow Lake Minor Hockey vice-president and certified coaching instructor Regan Beck hosted a coaching clinic at the Meadow Lake...

‘AA’ hockey team adds M.L. flavour

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Six Meadow Lake athletes are looking to shine as members of the U15 ‘AA’ North West Stars. Ryder Ellis, Dawson Gerwing, Stajyn Laird, Hunter Schwartz, Camron Soulsby and Dylan Twidale are part of the Stars roster this season, and –...

Flyers’ prospect hosts goalie training in M.L.

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“It’s time to give back.” That’s what Canoe Lake Cree Nation’s Roddy Ross had to say about his latest endeavour – Double R Goalie Training – a one-day session designed to help local athletes develop their netminding skills. “We’re only allowing...

Broncos season starts Nov. 27

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The gate to the corral has been opened. The Meadow Lake Senior Broncos returned to the ice recently as they gear up for the start of what is expected to be a somewhat different SaskAlta Hockey League season. “The schedule has...