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Supporting Humboldt Strong

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Regals hockey team extended its condolences and support to families of the 16 people who perished in a collision of a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team on April 6. Among…

Reeve fearful of precedent Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County has provided money to the Swan Hills Minor Hockey Association that the reeve believes is stepping on thin ice. At its regular meeting March 28, council approved a…
Lakers, Capitals, Oilers claim Treaty 8 titles

Richard Froese South Peace News Three local hockey teams captured division championships in the 16th annual Treaty 8 First Nations Cup in High Prairie, March 29 to April 1. Whitefish Lake Oilers won the Men’s Division championship after they beat…
Proud supporter thanked

Bobby Jones, centre, was recognized at the High Prairie Regals game Feb. 27 for his past contributions and support of the team in 2015-16 and 2017-18. Presenting Jones with his sweaters are Regals’ executive members Al Baird, left, and Ken…
Three local teams win titles in Treaty 8 tourney

Richard Froese South Peace News   Three local hockey teams captured division championships in the 16th annual Treaty 8 First Nations Cup in High Prairie, March 29 to April 1. Whitefish Lake Oilers won the Men’s Division championship after they…
One more medal!

On March 16-17 the St. Andrew’s Saints junior high girl’s basketball team headed off to 2J Zones in Fairview. They opened the tournament with a victory against the Ridgeview Huskies. In the semi-finals the girls suffered a tough defeat against…
PICs – “A Night With Disney” in High Prairie

A Night With Disney was the theme of the annual High Prairie Figure Skating Club Skating Carnival on March 17 at the Sports Palace. Skaters from preschoolers to youth showcased their skills. The show wrapped up the 55th season for…
Legionnaires strike gold in Wetaskiwin

Chris Clegg South Peace News They say defence wins championships. Never was that more true than last March 22-25, as the High Prairie Legionnaires won the Alberta Midget B hockey title in Wetaskiwin after winning six straight games. And, they…
Pratt Chargers earn bronze after OT thriller

Richard Froese South Peace News The E.W. Pratt Chargers of High Prairie placed third at the Northwest 2A Zone High School Men’s Basketball Championships on March 9-10 in Peace River. Pratt edged the Glenmary Saints of Peace River 89-88 in…
Lady Chargers win bronze

Richard Froese South Peace News The E.W. Pratt Lady Chargers finished third at the Northwest 2A Zone High School Women’s Basketball Championships on March 9-10 in Peace River. Ranked fourth, the Chargers edged No. 3 seed Sexsmith 47-46 in their…

Chris Clegg South Peace News It certainly wasn’t the result High Prairie Minor Hockey teams were looking for. The High Prairie Atom A Warriors won one of three games while the Sunstone Energy Thunder lost all four games at Provincials…
Good Luck at Lac la Biche!

at the Alberta Midget B Female Provincials March 22-25, 2018 Timberwolves focused, ready Chris Clegg South Peace News There will be no surprises for the High Prairie Timberwolves at Provincials next weekend. The team attended two tournaments down south during…
Good Luck at Wetaskiwin!

at the Alberta Midget B Provincials March 22-25, 2018   Taking the next step The last two years the High Prairie Midget Legionnaires have retuned home from Provincials with silver medals. This year, they are striving to not let that…
Lady Chargers go undefeated in winning zone title

Richard Froese South Peace News The E.W. Pratt Lady Chargers basketball team of High Prairie captured the championship in the High Prairie School Division on March 3. The Chargers defeated the G.P. Vanier Vipers of Donnelly 39-4 in a time-shortened…
Chargers capture men’s hoop title

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie E.W. Pratt Chargers were crowned senior men’s basketball champions in the High Prairie School Division March 3. Pratt blasted the host Slave Lake St. Francis Falcons 110-42. On their way to the…