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Scorpions win medals

On Nov. 24, Scorpion Tae Kwon Do had four club members attend the 2018 Tiger Challenge Tournament in Edmonton. There were over 250 competitors from Alberta who travelled to the tournament. Second-degree black belt Amira Sharkawi, 14, and Master Melissa…
Regals still winless but getting closer

Chris Clegg South Peace News The early season woes continue for the High Prairie Regals, who watched their winless streak to start the NPHL season reach eight games after two losses last week. The Regals lost 9-8 in overtime at…

Richard Froese South Peace News The senior high school basketball season tips off in High Prairie as the E.W. Pratt Chargers host the seventh annual Tonesha Walker Memorial Basketball Tournament on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Action features 10 women’s…
Skid reaches 6 to start season

Chris Clegg South Peace News The statistics show improvement, but where it counts most – in the NPHL standings – concerns the High Prairie Regals most. The club lost twice last week to run its opening season losing streak to…

County moves to take over community facility Richard Froese South Peace News An outdoor ice rink built in Grouard last year will be taken over by Big Lakes County for the short term. At its regular meeting Nov. 14, council…

Richard Froese South Peace News The annual Big Lakes County Charity Golf Tournament will continue for at least one more year. At its regular meeting Nov. 14, council set the sixth annual charity event for Aug. 22, 2019. “The benefits…
‘Silver’ lining to Saints’ season

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s Saints junior girl’s volleyball team completed the season with a silver lining after finishing second in the northwest zone finals Nov. 2-3 in Peace River. The Saints lost to T.A. Norris of Peace…
Raiders settle for silver

Richard Froese South Peace News Prairie River Raiders finished second in the High Prairie School Division boy’s volleyball championships hosted by the High Prairie school Oct. 27. The Raiders lost to Slave Lake Christian 15-25, 25-14, 11-15 in the final…
Saints retain junior high volleyball title

Richard Froese South Peace News St. Andrew’s Saints of High Prairie retained their crown as girl’s volleyball champions in the High Prairie School Division area. The Saints defeated Slave Lake Christian 25-18, 25-11 in the final of the seven-team tournament…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Elementary and junior high school students will get an introduction to curling when Rocks and Rings comes to High Prairie in early November. The program, sponsored by Egg Farmers, will be held in conjunction with…
Regals lose NPHL opener at Manning

Chris Clegg South Peace News Make it nine straight losses to open the season for the High Prairie Regals. And make it 11 straight losses in Manning. The High Prairie Regals lost their NPHL opener Nov. 3 by a score…
AHPA president honours Prevost during speech

Following are the nominations for Ray Prevost’s awards, read by Alberta Horseshoe Pitchers Association Cindy Ekkel at the awards ceremony: Builder-of-the-Year Award Ray Prevost and the High Prairie Horseshoe Club have again exceeded AHPA’s expectations from a newly-formed club. Fulfilling…
Prevost, Froese claim more horseshoe awards

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie continues to rise in the sport of horseshoe pitching. More awards were received by High Prairie citizens from the Alberta Horseshoe Pitchers Association. Ray Prevost accepted the Builder-of-the-Year Award and the Sportsperson-of-the-Year Award…
Outlaws win franchise’s first game

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws tasted victory for the first time in their third season in the Peace Country Bantam Football League as they blasted the Grande Prairie Raiders 64-0 on the road Oct. 20. “We…

Richard Froese South Peace News Top junior high school volleyball teams will be in High Prairie when the Prairie River Raiders host the High Prairie School Division girl’s and boy’s volleyball championships Oct. 27. “Eight girl’s teams and eight boy’s…