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Big Lakes plans golf charity for August

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The eight annual Big Lakes County Invitational Charity Golf Tournament returns in August. At its regular meeting June 26, council supported plans for the event after restrictions in the COVID-19 pandemic were lifted July 1 in…
Senior cyclists tour High Prairie region

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Several avid cyclists in their golden years are on tour in the High Prairie region. Calling their group Cycleforward, the cyclists were on trek from Slave Lake to the High Prairie region July 4-10, says Walter…
Camp will grow the game, say organizers

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Young ball players can sharpen their skills at a fastball and baseball camp in High Prairie in a few weeks. Sarah Opheim, of Sucker Creek, and her husband Nolan Opheim, will touch all the bases at…
PIC – Donation for Dolphins

The High Prairie Dolphins Summer Swim Club is very pleased they were selected by Canadian Tire Jumpstart to receive a grant from their Sports Relief Fund. The $5,000 grant will go a long way toward helping the rent the High…
Mills, Robinson win Larry Dahlgren Memorial

MLA’s intervention helped clear way for tournament to proceed Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News The story behind the story of the fourth annual Larry Dahlgren Memorial Walleye Tournament has to do with how the local MLA intervened to get a…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings hockey team was honoured by town council. Town of High Prairie council proclaimed May 26 as High Prairie Red Wing Days at its regular meeting May 25. The Red Wings became…
PIC – We win!

The High Prairie Red Wings are the 2020-21 West Division champions in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League. In the front row, left-right, are Larry Yellowknee and Thayne Schur-Auger. Second row, left-right, are Aidan Spraggs, Emeric Lepine, Bradley Roncin,…
High Prairie Red Wings Day proclaimed for May 26

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings’ hockey team is being honoured by local town council. Town of High Prairie council proclaimed May 26 as High Prairie Red Wing Day at its regular meeting May 25. The…
Red Wings sweep final to win first title

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie is the best in the West. The High Prairie Red Wings won the first West Division championship in Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League history Saturday night. Dominating the division all season, the red-hot…
Red Wings sweep Ice Kings to reach final

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings have advanced to the West Division final series in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League. High Prairie swept the Fox Creek Ice Kings in two straight games in the best-of-three…
PIC – Wings flying high

High Prairie Red Wing captain Mikal Chalifoux, right, passes the puck in front of the Fox Creek Ice King net in Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League action on April 30 in High Prairie. Red Wing teammate Blake Anderson waits…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Playoffs in the Greater Metro Junior Hockey League are set to start this weekend. West Division expansion director Derek Prue says the COVID-shortened regular season ends May 12. “Alberta Health Services wants us to complete the…
Red-hot Wings the clear favourites

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings extended their winning streak to 17 games in Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League play. The Red Wings defeated the Fox Creek Ice Kings 12-3 at home on May 5. On…
Red-hot Wings rolling

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings swept the Slave Lake Icedogs last week in two games in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League. High Prairie beat the Icedogs 9-2 on home ice April 24 after defeating…
Red Wings run win streak to 11

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie Red Wings rookie Darby Cox scored six goals in one game. He tallied as six-pack as the Red Wings beat the Northern Alberta Tomahawks 13-1 in Enoch in Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League…
PIC – Trying something new!

Daymond Tancowny, 13, loves the Q Skate Plaza in High Prairie and is a regular visitor. He was out trying some new tricks April 15. The plaza is very busy with the snow gone and spring upon us.