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Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Pioneers put in a strong performance in their first nine-man high school football game at home.Peace River blanked the Wetaskiwin Sabres 28-0 on Sept. 17.Co-head coaches Mark Owens and Hayden Gust gave top…
Bulldogs take bite out of Outlaws

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws were still looking to score their first points of the season after their opening two games in the Peace Country Bantam Football League.High Prairie was shut out 36-0 by the Wembley Bulldogs…
Kinuso renames curling rink in honour of Kirtio

Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News People driving into Kinuso may notice a new sign on the curling rink!It now says Anton Kirtio Rink. Kirtio was a long-time curler in Kinuso and instrumental in building the current rink in the late…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Pioneers got off to rocky start in high school nine-man football last week.On the road, the Pioneers were shut out 36-0 by the Rocky Mountain House Rebels Sept. 10.Co-head coaches Mark Owens and…
Red Wings gunning for three-peat

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings are ready to hit the ice for the 2022-23 season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League.Champions of the West Division the past two season, High Prairie opens the season…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws were no match for the Peace River Prospectors in the Peace Country Bantam Football League opener for both clubs.On home turf, the Prospectors blanked the Outlaws 55-0 on Sept. 10.“I’m happy for…
Shootout!

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High school football kicked off a new season as the host High Prairie Renegades and White- court Cats settled for a 50-50 tie Sept. 9.Korven Herr ran for a 72-yard touchdown for the Renegades as time…
New game, new look for Pioneers football

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High school football season has kicked off for the Peace River Pioneers with a slightly different look.Struggling to recruit enough players, the Pioneers have opted out of the 12-man Mighty Peace Football Conference to play the…
Prospectors’ coach sees better attitude

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Minor football in Peace River is back in action.Peace River Prospectors kicked off the season in the Peace Country Bantam Football League on Sept. 10 when they hosted the High Prairie Outlaws.(Watch for details in the…
Football season ready to go for 2022

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie minor and high school football teams kick off the new season in the coming days.The Renegades open their high school season in the Mighty Peace Football League on Sept. 9 at home against the…
Duchesneau debuts with Golden Bears

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News From a football field in High Prairie, Raiden Duchesneau made his U Sports debut with the University of Alberta Golden Bears in an exhibition game Aug. 27.He played safety in the game as the Golden Bears…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Much like the North Peace Hockey League, the Falher Pirates will have a new look when they hit the ice later this fall.The league, which shut down during the spring of 2020, will not be led…

Emily PlihalSouth Peace News “Nobody is ever going to call me a quitter.”Those are the coined words of Canadian icon Terry Fox, and the phrase that inspired the 42nd annual Terry Fox run’s theme, “I’m not a quitter.”This year’s run…

Emily PlihalSouth Peace News The Falher baseball diamonds are set to get a facelift thanks to a hard-working group of volunteers determined to improve recreational opportunities in the Smoky River Region.Falher and Area Beautification and Leisure Activities Society (FABULAS) has…
Four Dolphins win provincial medals

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Four members of the High Prairie Dolphins Swim Club came home with medals from the Alberta Summer Swimming Championships held Aug. 12-14 in Edmonton.Combined, the swimmers captured six medals.Jonah Hesse competed in female 8-and-under and finished…
High Prairie great host for Canadian championships

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie region was given top marks as hosts for the Canadian Horseshoe Pitching Championships at the Sports Palace from Aug. 17-20.Postponed from 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions, the tournament attracted 105 competitors, including…