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Red Wings season-opener delayed

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings will officially open their second season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League a little later than expected. High Prairie will host the Enoch Northern Alberta Tomahawks on Oct. 17…
Red Wings open training camp

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings take to home ice Oct. 3 to open their second season in the Greater Metro Junior Hockey League. High Prairie hosts the Enoch Northern Alberta Tomahawks at the Sports Palace at…
Red Wings name Hopfner head coach

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings have a new head coach with local hockey roots as the team enters its second season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League. Kevin Hopfner was named the new head…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A major upgrade may be needed at the Sports Palace arena sooner than later. Town of High Prairie CAO Brian Martinson reported at council’s meeting Aug. 25 that four brine leaks were recently repaired in August…
Pandemic kicks football to sidelines

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The high school and minor football seasons have been grounded by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bad news for the high school High Prairie Renegades and the High Prairie Outlaws bantam team was posted on the High…
Red Wings plan to open training camp Sept. 21

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings continue to build their roster before training camp opens in two weeks for the second season in the West Division of the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League. “We’re looking pretty…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings are looking for a cool deal. On ice, that is! Town of High Prairie Mayor Brian Panasiuk reported at council’s Aug. 25 meeting he met with head coach Ryder Prue, who…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in mid-March, virtually all sporting leagues were shut down with no hope of returning. Except for bowling! Enilda Mud Bowl is resuming leagues Sept. 1, says manager Myrna Bissell. She says…
Seniors take a swing in golf tournament

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Denise Lamouche and Dorothy Anderson shared the women’s title at the annual Sir George Bennett Seniors’ Golf Championship at High Prairie and District Golf Course on Aug. 7. Vince Cunningham won the men’s crown. “We had…
Hamelin and Cunningham junior golf winners

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A new girls’ winner was crowned in the junior golf tournament at High Prairie and District Golf Course. Kassiandra Hamelin won the girls’ championship in the annual Frank Carson Memorial Golf Tournament held on Aug. 7.…
PIC – Spin me ‘round!

Zane Letendre, 10, leaps into the air and spins his scooter July 26 at the Q Skate Plaza in High Prairie. The hot, sunny day brought many youth to the facility. Nice to see the helmet!
Red Wings prepare for ‘stronger’ season

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings are gearing up for their second season in the West Division of the Greater Metro Junior Hockey League. Training camps for the teams are set to start in September, says Derek…
Willier a Warrior on pitcher’s mound

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Sarah Willier has pitched her way to an athletic scholarship in women’s fastball at a university in the United States. The woman from Sucker Creek Cree Nation east of High Prairie received a scholarship from Westcliff…
Laderoute’s efforts recognized

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Alberta Amateur Baseball Council has recognized a local volunteer for his “significant contributions” in coaching and promoting the sport at the grassroots level. Each week, AABC nominates a deserving individual for it Passion for Baseball…
Willier a Roadrunner that’s hard to catch

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Camryn Willier is following in her older sister’s footsteps on the university women’s fastball diamond. The young bat catcher from the High Prairie area received an athletic scholarship from Angelina College in Lufkin, Texas. “I chose…

Following are the results of the 2020 Larry Dahlgren Memorial Walleye Tournament held on the June 20 weekend. Mark Holzworth and Robert Cruel won the tournament with a catch of 31.25 pounds, which was about half a pound better than…