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Dunk star scores big with students

Richard Froese Spotlight From the lows of a rough life growing up to the heights as a top basketball slam dunker in the world, Kenny Dobbs inspired high school students in High Prairie and Donnelly. “Tell yourself I am a…
PICs – HP Figure Skating medals in Athabasca

High Prairie Figure Skating Club CanSkate members participated at the Athabasca Candy Cane CanSkate Elements Event on Nov. 25. Six skaters returned home with certificates for their accomplishments. The competition involves skaters competing against themselves to test the skill levels…
Regals no match for Johnny Canuck

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Dawson Creek Canucks and High Prairie Regals should both consider themselves very, very lucky. The teams will only lose two players due to suspension after a series of fights broke out late in the…
Basketball league enjoys unprecedented growth

More students than ever are playing junior high basketball Chris Clegg Spotlight If you’ve followed the Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League the last few years, you have seen something interesting happening before your eyes. More and more teenagers…

Richard Froese South Peace News Senior high school basketball tips off in High Prairie as E.W. Pratt Chargers host the sixth annual Tonesha Walker Memorial Basketball Tournament on Dec. 8-9. Action features 14 women’s teams and 16 men’s teams in…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A fine start to the NPHL season for the High Prairie Regals came to a thundering halt last week. The club suffered back-to-back losses and while one may not have been a surprise, the other…
Defending champs lose season openers

  Raiders, Saints discover repeating may be difficult Chris Clegg South Peace News The Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League Boy’s Division defending champs were soundly defeated by a team that aspires to take back its crown. The Prairie…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League has swelled to a record 16 teams this season. The league begins its season Nov. 22 with eight games. Eight schools have entered girl’s and boy’s teams.…
Now that’s more like it!

Regals end 31-game skid with back-to-back wins Chris Clegg South Peace News There was a bucket full of items the High Prairie Regals wanted to accomplish on the road back to respectability this season. First was to win a game…
Horseshoe club wins top honours in province

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie continues to pitch its profile in the sport of horseshoes in Alberta. Established in July 2017, the High Prairie Horseshoe Club was honoured with three awards by the Alberta Horseshoe Pitchers Association Oct.…
Saints win volleyball title

The St. Andrew’s Saints junior high school volleyball girl’s team won the High Prairie School Division Divisional Tournament in High Prairie on Oct. 28. The Saints went undefeated in the tournament, and won the gold medal after defeating the Wabasca-Desmarais…
Regals blown away in season opener

Chris Clegg South Peace News They are back, but at least for now, nothing has changed. The High Prairie Regals were welcomed back into the NPHL rather unceremoniously Nov. 4 as they were blasted 10-3 at Falher. It marked the…
PICs – High Prairie Scorpions Taekwondo

Four athletes from High Prairie Scorpion Taekwondo attended the 34th Annual KH Min Tournament in Edmonton on Oct. 31. All athletes represented the High Prairie club well, showing integrity and indomitable spirit. The next tournament is the Tiger Challenge in…

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Renegades dropped a 63-6 decision to the host Peace River Pioneers on Oct. 20 to end the high school football season. Riley Cox scored the only Renegade touchdown after he stripped the…
Outlaws show they are still winners

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws lost 50-12 to the Grande Prairie Broncos on Oct. 21 to end their Peace Country Bantam Football League season. “One of the highlights of the game and possibly of our year…
Pratt men place fourth at home volleyball tournament

Richard Froese South Peace News The host High Prairie E.W. Pratt Chargers men’s volleyball team finished fourth in the 30th annual volleyball tournament Oct. 13-14. The Peace River Glenmary Saints defeated the Chargers 25-22, 25-20 in the semifinal. The Peace…