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Red Wings eager to return to play

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings are eager to return to junior hockey action – hopefully in mid- to late January – after restrictions in the coronavirus pandemic put the season on ice. The Greater Metro Junior…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was inevitable. For the first time since 1953-54 – a span covering 67 straight years – there will be no North Peace Hockey League this season. Despite franchises coming and going, teams foraging ahead despite…
PICs – Legionnaires hockey team pays its respects

The High Prairie Legionnaires midget hockey team was not allowed to attend the Remembrance Day service inside the Legion Hall in High Prairie this year due to COVID restrictions, but it did not stop them from taking part. With Legion…
Wings tame Icedogs during weekend sweep

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie Red Wings swept the Slave Lake Icedogs in Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League action on the Halloween weekend. Mikal Chalifoux bagged five goals and Larry Yellowknee added three as the Red Wings tricked…
Wings post first win

The High Prairie Red Wings won their first game of the 2020-21 season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League Oct. 24. Mikal Chalifoux and Benny Yellowknee each scored three goals as the hometown Red Wings doubled the Enoch…
Wings swept in season-opening series

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings lost twice last weekend to the Enoch Northern Alberta Tomahawks to open the 2020-21 Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League season. The Red Wings lost 10-3 to the Tomahawks on home…
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.…