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Bowlers recognized

May 11, Enilda Bowl held its annual awards banquet to honour the best bowlers and teams during the past season. A highlight of the banquet was the awarding of the female and male bowler-of-the-year awards, presented to the bowler who…

Emily PlihalLocal JournalismInitiative Reporter Smoky River Ryders is hosting its third annual Fundraiser Golf Tournament at the Smoky River Golf Course in McLennan, and the club is hoping many will participate for the great cause. The tournament will be on…
Numbers swell in High Prairie’s minor soccer program

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie minor soccer kicked off another season with almost twice the number of players compared to last season. The High Prairie and District Minor Soccer Association opened play April 29 with action Monday and Wednesday…
Prairie River Junior High wins 2 medals at badminton zones

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Two badminton double teams from Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie finished in the top three at the Alberta Northwest Zone junior high badminton finals tournament April 26-27 in High Prairie. Lexi Flett and…
Saints win 4 medals at badminton zones

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie St. Andrew’s Saints netted four medals at the Alberta Northwest Zone junior high school badminton finals tournament April 26-27 in High Prairie. Carley Cox won gold for first place in senior girls’ singles. Amanda…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Eight badminton players from the High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School are off to the provincial championships May 3-4 in Edmonton. The eight Chargers qualified after finishing in the top two in their competition categories at…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The NPHL has heard from two communities expressing interest in joining the league next season with a possible third in play. NPHL president Michael Mercredi says people from Slave Lake and Fox Creek “have reached out”…
SS Cup Tournament honours Sasakamoose

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Hockey teams from parts of northwestern Alberta played in the inaugural Starr Sasakamoose SS Cup Hockey Tournament in High Prairie from April 12-14. The family initiated and organized the tournament to fulfill a dream Sasakamoose had…
Siblings win silver at Arctic Winter Games

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A sister and brother from High Prairie won silver medals in badminton at the Arctic Winter Games in Alaska recently. Abby Bilyk finished second in female doubles and her brother, Liam Bilyk, placed second in male…
Family fulfills Sasakamoose’s dream

A ceremonial faceoff officially opened the Starr Sasakamoose SS Cup Hockey Tournament in High Prairie April 12-14. His daughter, Jordyn Sasakamoose, middle, dropped the puck in the ceremonial faceoff between Driftpile Cree Nation Chief Dwayne Laboucan, left, and Kristal Sasakamoose,…
Red Wings face uphill battle in final

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Red Wings dropped the first two games in the best-of-seven championship final series in the National Junior Hockey League. The No. 1 Edson Eagles doubled the No. 2. Red Wings 6-3 in High Prairie in…
Pirates lose Battle of Beetown finale

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was not the history the Falher Pirates were hoping to make! The visiting Spirit River Rangers won the seventh and deciding game of the NPHL Final 3-2 March 26 to win their 12th NPHL title.…
Game 7! The best 2 words in sports!

Chris CleggSouth Peace News All season long Falher Pirates’ coach Dan Aubin has preached the importance of having home ice advantage in the playoffs. Tuesday night (March 26), the Pirates host the Spirit River Rangers in the seventh and deciding…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Upgrades to the dugouts at High Prairie Jaycee Park will be occurring over the next few years after High Prairie and District Minor Baseball and the Town of High Prairie agreed to work together on the…
High Prairie’s gridiron stars earn top honours

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Top football players on High Prairie teams were honoured at an awards ceremony March 6 at St. Andrew’s School. Awards for the 2023 season were presented to the high school High Prairie Renegades and the bantam…