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Trap shoot event honours Hazen

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The inaugural D Hazen All-Peace Trap Shoot was held Aug. 13-15 at the DVine Trap Range north of High Prairie. A total of 21 shooters competed in the event to honour Dennis Hazen, a longtime High…
Young ball players sharpen skills at camp

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A little wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits of young ball players at a fastball and baseball camp Aug. 7-8 in High Prairie. Sarah Opheim, of Sucker Creek, instructed fastball to girls and her husband Nolan…
Red Wings’ coach Hopfner buys team

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie Red Wing head coach Kevin Hopfner has added another title and role – owner of the team in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League. He finalized a deal on Aug. 4 when he…
PIC – Best effort!

High Prairie Sauce pitcher Ethan Lalonde lets one fly during a game against the Sylvan Lake Mariners Aug. 1. The Sauce continued their season with three games on the weekend: against the Mariners, the Barrhead Orioles and EABA Angels. Scores…
Golden Walleye Classic returning to Shaw’s Point

Maximum of 65 teams allowed Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A major fishing tournament in the High Prairie region returns as the 32nd annual Golden Walleye Classic at Shaw’s Point Resort is set for Sept. 4-5. The event was cancelled last…
Renegades, Outlaws gearing up for new season

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High school and minor football returns to teams in High Prairie and other communities in the Peace region after the 2020 season was grounded by COVID-19 restrictions. The High Prairie Renegades high school team in the…
Red Wings welcome new opponent next season

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings will have more competition in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League in the 2021-22 season. Gibbons was welcomed into the West Division at a news conference June 21, division expansion…
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…