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Defence keys Timberwolves’ title run

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Timberwolves won three straight games and returned home with the title after winning a hockey tournament at Warburg, AB Feb. 2-3. High Prairie defeated the Onoway Eagles 7-2, the Lloydminster Midgets 7-1 and…
Lady Chargers earn bronze in Peace River

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News E.W. Pratt Chargers finished third in a high school women’s basketball tournament Feb. 1-2 in Peace River. The Chargers captured bronze medals in the 45th annual Senior High Red and Gold Invitational Basketball Tournament. Pratt defeated…
Regals face near impossible task

Chris CleggSouth Peace News So far, the result was easily predictable. The Falher Pirates have smoked the High Prairie Regals in the first three games of their NPHL East Division Semi-Final by outscoring them 30-10. The Pirates won 16-4 on…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Regals do not have history on their side. But then again, if there is any, there may be a glimmer of hope. The Regals find themselves down 3-0 to the Falher Pirates after…
Raiders, Saints split hometown rivalry

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Both High Prairie junior high schools have earned bragging rights, at least for the moment. The St. Andrew’s Saints hosted the Prairie River Raiders in junior school basketball league action Jan. 23 with the St. Andrew’s…
Regals slumping as playoffs near

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Defensive woes and a short bench are putting a quick stop to any momentum the High Prairie Regals might be gaining as the NPHL playoffs approach. The Regals surrendered 10 goals in back-to-back home games last…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie and District Golf Club is seeking a funding commitment from local municipalities for the next several years. A delegation from the golf club addressed Big Lakes County council at its meeting Jan. 23. “We…
PIC – 2 heads are better than . . .

Which one is which? St. Andrew’s Saint Chad Strebchuk [holding the basketball] blocks out Prairie River’s Waylon Lauck perfectly during action Jan. 23 at St. Andrew’s. PRJH won the game 52-46.
Legionnaires undefeated in winning tournament

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Jayden Rothwell’s goal in a shootout was the game-winner as the High Prairie Legionnaire midgets defeated Hay River 4-3 to win the Falher Midget Hockey Tournament Jan. 13. Rothwell’s goal gave High Prairie a 2-0 lead…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Hockey Alberta has lowered the boom on High Prairie Regals’ player Drake Cunningham. The organization gave Cunningham an 11-game suspension for his match penalty for abuse of an official in a game Jan. 5 against the…
PIC – Reach for the top!

Prairie River’s Mondi Lascuna leaps for the basketball against Slave Lake St. Francis Falcon Jasper Cabel during action at PRJH Jan. 19. The Falcons won the battle of the last two undefeated teams in the Smoky River Junior High School…
Regals will finish last in East Divison

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Two more losses last week have left the High Prairie Regals in last place in the NPHL’s East Division. And that is exactly where they will finish. The Regals lost at home 6-5 Jan. 17 to…
PIC – ‘There must be a way!’

High Prairie Celtics’ player Kali Brame, left, reaches for the basketball but Prairie River Raiders’ player Anna Nobert is having none of that! The Celtics, a Grade 6 team comprised of players from High Prairie Elementary School and St. Andrew’s…
Sliding Sunday afternoon

The hill just to the east of High Prairie School Division office is a ready made pile of fun once snow falls. The hill makes for a perfect sledding venue. Many children and families have attended this winter to enjoy…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News For the better part of two decades, Grimshaw Huskies’ legend Terry Houlder terrorized the High Prairie Regals, winning many games in epic battles between the clubs. But at his retirement ceremony Jan. 12, the Regals spoiled…
PIC – Sharing some love

The High Prairie Mavericks midget hockey team held a Teddy Bear Toss at their game Dec. 22. Many bears and other stuffed animals were donated to High Prairie Victim Services Jan. 11. Above, team coaches Zack Kachuk, left, and Josh…