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Huskies tamed, Pirates next on list

Chris Clegg South Peace News Some late heroics and an offence firing on all cylinders have vaulted the High Prairie Regals into the NPHL’s East Division final. The Regals disposed of the Grimshaw Huskies in five games in their best-of-seven…
PIC – Plenty of fight in these boys!

The High Prairie Regals and Grimshaw Huskies renewed their rivalry Feb. 8 in their NPHL Quarter-Final series. The Regals defeated the Huskies in five games and will now play the Falher Pirates in a semi-final series. Game 1 is at…
NPHL Awards Winners Stories

NPHL Major Awards (* denotes tie) Most Valuable Player: *Rick Cleaver, FSJ ……………………………*Braden Gamble, MAN Rookie-of-the-Year: Jacob Anderson, HP Coach-of-the-Year: Andrew Leriger, FSJ Most Gentlemanly Player: Ty Wiebe, GRIM Best Goaltender: Braden Gamble, MAN Best Defenceman: Joel Pelletier, FAL ……………………….Kevin…
NPHL award winners, All-Stars to be released Feb. 14

The NPHL will be releasing its award winners between 11 a.m. and noon on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The High Prairie Regals have several players in the running for awards after a strong season. Check back here tomorrow for winners and…
High Prairie Ladies Bonspiel Winners

Elaine Muceniek’s Valleyview rink won the High Prairie Ladies Bonspiel Jan. 26-28 after defeating Kay Savill’s High Prairie rink 6-3 in the A Event final. It was her first win at the event. This year saw 16 rinks enter the…
Warriors snakebit by Vipers

Chris Clegg South Peace News Despite another solid effort, the Atikameg Warriors lost another close game in Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League action Jan. 30. The Warriors lost to Western Conference leading G.P. Vanier 53-42 at Donnelly. The…
The home team holds serve

Chris Clegg South Peace News It is said that a playoff series never starts until the road team wins a game. Well, the Grimshaw Huskies and High Prairie Regals haven’t accomplished the feat but it hasn’t been from lack of…

Richard Froese South Peace News Big Lakes County has pitched in financially to support the High Prairie Horseshoe Club in its bid to host the 2020 Canadian championships. At its regular meeting Jan. 10, council approved a request from the…
PIC – ‘Up’ for the challenge!

St. Andrew’s Saint Abbie Cottingham attempts a shot in Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League action Feb. 1. Defending is Prairie River Junior High’s Alyssa Gray. The home court Saints won the game 41-30 to run their perfect record…
Alberta junior curling places fourth at nationals in Quebec

Mac Olsen Spotlight It wasn’t quite the finish that Coach Charles Simoneau and his junior girls’ curling team hoped for, but it was quite an accomplishment to compete at the national level. Simoneau and the Peace Curling Association’s junior team…
Lady Saints roll to 5th straight win

Chris Clegg South Peace News Can anyone stop the St. Andrew’s Lady Saints this season? It is the question many are asking after the team rolled to its fifth straight win to start the season on Jan. 24. The latest…
Pratt hoopsters win bronze in La Crete

Richard Froese South Peace News The E.W. Pratt Chargers JV men’s basketball team captured bronze at a tournament Jan. 19-20 in La Crete. Pratt defeated Fort Vermilion 84-76 in a solid game for bronze in the six-team tournament. Bryce Phillips…
Bring on the hated Huskies!

Chris Clegg South Peace News Enough of that nonsense! Let the playoffs begin! No team will be more pleased to start the playoffs than the High Prairie Regals, who limp into the postseason after three losses in three nights Jan.…
Saints, Rams only undefeated hoops teams

Chris Clegg South Peace News And then there were two! Only two teams remain undefeated in Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League play after games last week. The Kinuso Knights girl’s team and the Donnelly G.P Vanier Vipers boy’s…

Falher and High Prairie will place either first or second in the East Division. Falher has two games left [at home vs High Prairie and at Dawson Creek} while HP has three [at Falher, at Manning and home vs Grande…
Pirates’ plans for victory scuttled

Chris Clegg South Peace News It is still a longshot, but not impossible. The High Prairie Regals whipped the visiting Falher Pirates 7-3 Jan. 16 to keep their slim hopes of first place in the NPHL’s East Division alive. More…