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Flashlight Night returns to EC Bar Oct. 23

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The ever-popular Halloween Flashlight Night returns Oct. 23 to EC Bar Ranch just east of High Prairie.After the event was cancelled in 2020 by COVID-19 restrictions, ranch owners Lyndon and Denise Drefs are excited to organize…
Chalifoux pots 7 in lopsided win

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie Red Wings continue to roll with two more lopsided scores in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League.The Red Wings dumped the Fox Creek Ice Kings 15-1 on Oct. 9 and Edson Eagles 15-3…
Pioneers fall just short in Fort Mac

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The visiting Peace River Pioneers lost 35-33 to the Fort McMurray Saints Oct. 2 in high school Mighty Peace Football League action.Head coach Mark Owens says it was a great game as two ranked teams went…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Renegades have attained their first provincial rankings in high school football.Alberta Football ranked the Renegades No. 6 for Tier IV schools for school enrolment 49 or less in the weekly rankings on Oct.…
Prospectors strike gold in first wins

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Prospectors struck gold twice for their first wins of the season in the Mighty Peace Bantam Football League.On the road, the Prospectors blanked the High Prairie Outlaws 48-0 on Oct. 6 on a…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Renegades keep on getting better on the high school football field.Ever-improving, the Renegades defeated the Peace-Wapiti Titans 43-7 in Grande Prairie on Oct. 6 in Mighty Peace Football League action.Head coach Tom Duchesneau…
Red Wings raise championship banner

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings continued their winning ways as defending 2020-21 champions of the West Division in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League.High Prairie melted the Fox Creek Ice Kings 14-1 in the Red…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A proposal to install solar energy at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex continues to move forward.At its regular meeting Sept. 22, Falher town council approved a recommendation to proceed apply for grants to install ground-mount solar…
Pioneers edge Renegades in thriller

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Peace River Pioneers edged the hometown High Prairie Renegades 25-24 in high school football in a game that was called a thriller.The provincially- ranked Pioneers led 25-0 at halftime before the Renegades roared back in the…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws lost 66-12 to the Wembley Bulldogs on Sept. 25 in their first road game of the season in Mighty Peace Bantam Football League action.Despite the tough opponents, coach Tom Duchesneau was optimistic…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News In their first two games, the North Peace Navigators scored a paltry two goals but still managed a spilt.Last week was a different story as the Navs found the net 10 times in sweeping a home-and-home…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Prospectors lost 53-6 to the Grande Prairie Broncos at home Sept. 25 in Peace Country Bantam Football League action.No details of Peace River scoring and comments from coach Josh Scott were available by…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It is going to cost a lot less for anyone wanting to rent ice in High Prairie’s arenas during non-prime hours.Council agreed at its Sept. 28 meeting to slash the hourly rate to $95 from $132,…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County will chip in just under $20,000 for upgrades at the High Prairie Regional Aquatic Centre.At its regular meeting Sept. 22, council approved a recommendation to contribute $19,000 to cover 50 per cent of…