Sports

B-ball player Fredericton-bound

by Phil Ambroziak A Meadow Lake athlete representing Team Saskatchewan this summer in the sport of basketball is Drew Ackerman. Ackerman has competed in three major tournaments since joining the squad th...

Gorst wins Calgary Stampede

by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake’s Logan Gorst has made his family proud. This past Sunday (July 14), Gorst – a driver with the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) – captured the top prize at t...

Roddy Ross drafted by Flyers

by Phil Ambroziak “The Kid” is on his way. Meadow Lake’s Roddy Ross, who last season was signed by the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Seattle Thunderbirds, is on to the next step in his hockey career afte...

Football coach bids farewell

by Phil Ambroziak Spring football camp took place last week at Lions Park and, if anything, the Carpenter High School Spartans plan to be a force to be reckoned with when the 2019 season gets underway this ...

CHS athlete makes history

by Phil Ambroziak Records were made to be broken. Not only did Carpenter High School Grade 10 athlete Avery Pearson capture two gold medals and a silver at this past weekend’s Saskatchewan High Schools A...

Stampede Week shines for 99th time

by Phil Ambroziak “The excitement is building.” With the 99th annual Meadow Lake Stampede now in the record books, that’s what Meadow Lake Stampede Association president Leighton Wood and other organizer...

Dressing room conflict tabled

by Phil Ambroziak The good news for local hockey enthusiasts is Meadow Lake Minor Hockey, the Meadow Lake Senior Broncos and the Meadow Lake Junior 'A' Mustangs will all be back in action this fall. The not...

Coverchuk wins big

Cody Coverchuk is back. Although he took to social media earlier this year to announce what appeared to be his retirement, the Meadow Lake cowboy is back in the chutes. This past weekend, Coverchuk finished...

Sox win home opener

by Phil Ambroziak The Meadow Lake Senior White Sox came out swinging. The Sox earned a 10-5 win over the visiting Unity Midgets Tuesday night (May 14) in their 2019 North Saskatchewan River Baseball Leag...

‘Tsi-Boy’ calls NHL in Cree

by Terry Villeneuve A well-known hockey broadcaster from northern Saskatchewan, Clarence ‘Tsi-Boy’ Iron, improved his ratings recently while making history as being the first play-by-play announcer to call a g...