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PIC – Look out!

High Prairie Elementary School Grade 3J student Cassie Caouette rolls through a lane during inline skating at High Prairie Elementary School June 13. Students from K-Grade 6 learned the skills of inline skating during the week of June 11-14 from…
Dolphins swimmers do their club proud

Chris Clegg South Peace News Two High Prairie Dolphins have qualified for the Alberta Summer Games Swim Meet July 19-22 in Grande Prairie while a third will serve as an alternate, if needed. Ten Dolphins participated in the trials at…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Improper behaviour and bullying continues to be a problem at the Q Skate Plaza. To help deal with the problem, town council is going to increase patrols and post the phone numbers of law enforcement…
Athletic awards presented to Saints

St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie honoured its top athletes during its athletics awards night and banquet June 12. “Tonight is a celebration of our student athletes and the school pride they have spread this year through their accomplishments and…
Peace Country’s best coming to High Prairie

Richard Froese South Peace News Minor football comes to town this weekend as the High Prairie Outlaws host the Peace Country Bantam Football League jamboree June 24. Entering their third year in the league this fall, the Outlaws will welcome…
PIC – Clear the track!

Grade 3J student Hayden Douglas gets down and dirty as he learns about inline skating at High Prairie Elementary School June 13. Students learned the skills of inline skating June 11-14. All students from kindergarten to Grade 6 were given…
PIC – Nechako chucker

Nechako Hamelin tosses the javelin at the St. Andrew’s Track and Field Meet on May 30. Not surprising – his father, Leonell Hamelin, was a player with the Grouard 86’ers fastball team – Hamelin won the event in the 10-year-old…
PICs – Saints hold annual track and field meet

St. Andrew’s School held its track and field meet May 30 under warm and sunny skies. Students enjoyed the day, except for a few unlucky ones who tossed the javelin against a stiff breeze. The afternoon of fun included the…
PICs – Traditional Games held at Atikameg

Traditional Games were held at Atikameg in Whitefish Lake First Nation on May 24. Games were hosted by the Kee Tas Kee Now Education Authority. Students from Grades 8-12 from Whitefish, Cadotte Lake, Loon River and Peerless Lake First Nations…
2 Outlaws make Summer Games football team

Richard Froese South Peace News Two players with the High Prairie Outlaws’ bantam football team will compete in the 2018 Alberta Summer Games in Grande Prairie, July 19-22. Waylon Lauck and Raiden Duchesneau have been named to the host Northwest…
PICs – Minor soccer kicks off new season

The High Prairie minor soccer kicked off another season May 8 on fields at St. Andrew’s School. Games are played Tuesday and Thursday nights with action from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. High Prairie and District Minor Soccer Association also plans…
Senior bowler wins Bowler-of-the-Year award

The Enilda and District Society for Recreation and Culture held its bowling awards banquet for the two seniors leagues and single day league on May 3. High single, triple, and average bowlers were recognized and trophies awarded for the league…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie is preparing to host another first-class major sporting event. The town will host the Canadian Horseshoe Championships in 2020. Just one year after the club was formed, the community was selected by the…
Joussard, Pratt win division hand games titles

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie School Division hosted its annual hand games tournament April 27 at Joussard. The host Joussard team won the elementary division for the second year in a row. E.W. Pratt captured the junior-senior high…
Spring Rodeo plays to packed houses

Richard Froese South Peace News Riders on horses and bulls were rocking and rolling at the ninth annual High Prairie Amateur Spring Rodeo held April 28-29. Crowds watched all the action Saturday night and Sunday afternoon at the High Prairie…