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Softball now offered in M.L.

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by Phil Ambroziak Meadow Lake minor baseball has hit one out of the park with its recent decision to introduce a girls softball program. Close to 50 girls between Grades 1 and 4 converged on Diamond #4 in Lions Park Saturday...

Sox gear up for season

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by Phil Ambroziak “The crack of the bat, the sound of baseballs thumping into gloves, the infield chatter are like birdsong to the baseball starved.” As true as this quote from Canadian novelist W.P. Kinsella may be, it won’t be long...

Mitsuing returns to CPCA

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by Derek Cornet After a one-year hiatus, Devin Mitsuing is preparing for this year’s Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) season. In recent weeks, Devin – along with his father, Ray Mitsuing – have been completing chores around the family ranch as...

Wrestling club shines

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by Phil Ambroziak The season has shaped up nicely for the Northern Pike’s Wrestling Club. The club brought home a total of nine medals from the 2016 Saskatchewan Amateur Wrestling Association (SAWA) Age Class Provincials on the weekend, an event held...

Athlete serves as inspiration

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by Phil Ambroziak While attending Carpenter High School, former Meadow Lake resident Nikita Ens was known for her athletic ability. Now, two years after a crippling automobile crash, Ens has found a way to once again achieve success in the...

CPCA has seen better days

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Although still wildly popular amongst fans, there’s no denying the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) is tightening the reins a little when it comes to the 2016 racing season. Traditionally – and up to and including last year – the...

Northerners flock to Games

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by Derek Cornet The 2016 Saskatchewan First Nations Winter Games are underway and have attracted more than 3,400 athletes. Onion Lake Cree Nation is hosting the event, which started March 27 and wraps up tomorrow (April 1) at the reserve and...

Gorst shines at Calgary auction

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by Phil Ambroziak Logan Gorst has come a long way. Embarking on his fifth season with the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA), the Meadow Lake driver is now considered to be amongst the elite in his sport, something that was...

Female Stamps win again

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by Derek Cornet The Meadow Lake Female Midget ‘A’ Stampeders won the first game of the North Saskatchewan Female Hockey League championship March 20 and can win it all at home in their next outing. It was the first game in...

Broncos win championship!

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The Meadow Lake Broncos are this year's Beaver Lakes Hockey League (BLHL) champions, their first league title win since joining the league in 2012-13. A 3-2 victory in Game 4 for the Broncos Friday night (March 18) ended the championship...