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Players receive their own soccer balls

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One small gesture can change a child’s life forever. Just ask Lindsay Scott, a local soccer coach who is extremely proud of the Meadow Lake and District Youth Soccer Association’s decision to provide each and every one of its athletes...

CPCA racing schedule revised for 2021

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While COVID-19 continues to cause uncertainty, it appears as though there could be an official chuckwagon racing season this year after all. Recently, the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) announced the first official show of 2021 will be held the...

Provincial ball scheduled for summer

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Provincial baseball and softball are ready to make a comeback amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Recently it was confirmed – COVID restrictions permitting – Meadow Lake would host two provincial ball tournaments this summer, a 15U ‘AA’ tournament as well...

Hockey academies increase in popularity

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Hockey development and quality education continue to be a winning combination for young prospects from Meadow Lake and area. According to Meadow Lake resident Dion Petz – a former teacher at the Edge Hockey School in Calgary – educational facilities...

WPCA cancels first two shows of season

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When it comes to the 2021 chuckwagon racing scene and the ongoing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) has an important decision to make in terms of the upcoming season – live or let die. This is...

Youth soccer returning mid-May

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After a year of empty pitches, the Meadow Lake and District Youth Soccer Association is ready to kick off its 2021 season. Registration for the upcoming season took place recently and, according to association president Raelynn Gilroyed, the response was...

Fifth place finishes for M.L. skaters

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Two athletes from the Meadow Lake Skating Club still had a chance to showcase their skills at the provincial level in spite of COVID-19’s best efforts to put a stop to actual competitions this season. Recently, skaters Sadie How and...

Hockey programs improve performance

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There may not have been much in the way of minor hockey games this past season, but that didn’t put a stop to early mornings at the rink for players and parents alike. From Feb. 24-26, PineRidge Ford Place on...

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...