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Hockey players take it to next level

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Twelve-year-old Maicy Groenewegen of Meadow Lake is ready to take a bite out of the competition this hockey season. Groenewegen was recently recruited to the U15 ‘AA’ Northwest Sharks of the Saskatchewan Female Hockey League and, even though she’s much...

Curlers ready to rock new season

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After hitting rock bottom last season as a result of COVID-19, the Meadow Lake Curling Club is ready to rise to the top. “We met early last week to determine if there was enough interest in starting a curling season...

Gorst caps off chuckwagon racing career at home

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According to Meadow Lake’s Gary Gorst, he couldn’t have asked for a better way to close the book on his chuckwagon racing career. The final stop on this summer’s Chuckwagon Charity Fun Run tour – held Saturday and Sunday (Sept....

Chuckwagons return to M.L. this weekend

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Chuckwagon racing returns to Meadow Lake this weekend. Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 5 and 6) mark the final stop on the Chuckwagon Charity Fun Run tour when drivers from both the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) and the World Professional...

Comeau, Stars set sights on Cup

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In spite of the many twists and turns 2020 has created for everyone, this could be Blake Comeau’s year. Comeau, a former Meadow Lake resident and current member of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Dallas Stars, is optimistic about his...

Athletes join Manitoba hockey academy

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Three teenage hockey players from this corner of the province are ready to take things to the next level – some 1,056 kilometres from Meadow Lake. When the new school year gets underway this fall, Meadow Lake athletes Martina Desjarlais...

Dancy named Sox MVP

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Short and sweet. That’s how the Meadow Lake Senior Sox would sum up the modified 2020 North Saskatchewan River Baseball League (NSRBL) season, which came to an end for the hometown team when they lost a single-elimination playoff game to...

New chuckwagon driver makes his mark

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Calvin Fiddler is living his dream. A Waterhen Lake First Nation member, Fiddler made his debut in the wagon box this past weekend, driving in his first official chuckwagon race as part of the unsanctioned charity fun races held Aug....

City hires new rec. manager

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Meadow Lake’s Regan Beck is looking forward to combining the passion he has in his personal life with that of his professional one. During Monday’s (July 27) regular meeting of Meadow Lake city council, a motion was carried ratifying the...

Charity fun races hit the track Aug. 1

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Chuckwagon racing is back… sort of. While the 2020 seasons for both the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) and the World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) remain cancelled, drivers from both groups will be back on the track starting Aug. 1. “Our...