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Bound for provincials

by Phil Ambroziak The Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association (SHSAA) regional tournaments held this past weekend (Nov. 14) had a bittersweet ending for Meadow Lake’s Carpenter High School. While the CHS boys placed third overall in regional 5A pool play (there...

Football shed burns

by Phil Ambroziak The Carpenter High School Spartans football team is not about to let its legacy go up in smoke. “We will build back up – that’s not even a question,” remarked long-time CHS coach and current team manager Craig...

Midget Stamps improve record

by Phil Ambroziak A solid performance on the weekend has moved the Meadow Lake Midget Stampeders ‘AA’ into ninth place overall in the 2015-16 Centre Four Hockey League standings. The Stamps played host to both the first-place Prince Albert Raiders and...

Spartans stand strong

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” Renowned football coach Vince Lombardi’s words couldn’t be more fitting in light of the latest turn of events to impact the Carpenter High School Spartans. Coaches, players and...

JSJH hosts district VBall

by Phil Ambroziak They may wear black and gold, but – by the end of the district volleyball tournament hosted by Jonas Samson Junior High Oct. 31 – the Meadow Lake boys team was wearing black, gold and gold. The boys...

JSJH hosts major tourney

by Terry Villeneuve It was the tournament of tournaments last weekend when Jonas Samson Junior High in Meadow Lake hosted their biggest volleyball tournament ever. There were 16 boys teams competing, 16 girls teams and 120 total matches played on...

CPCA awards presented

by Derek Cornet Ray Mitsuing, DJ King and Kale Lajeunesse were among this year’s winners at the 2015 Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association’s annual awards banquet. Held Oct. 24 in Lloydminster, the banquet recognizes the best drivers, outriders and equine of the...

The Conversation: Lyle Unger

With close to 40 years of hockey officiating under his belt, Meadow Lake resident Lyle Unger is happy to be back on the ice after a brief hiatus. Recently, Northern Pride spoke with Lyle about refereeing, his career at...

Coverchuk wins BRC final

Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk rides Cooper’s Comet during the recent BRC final in Lloydminster. Coverchuk would go on to win the event. Photo by Jack Vanstone, Legendary Photoworks   By Phil Ambroziak Nothing beats winning in front of a home town crowd. And, for...