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Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Three local high school football players are looking to make a provincial team. High Prairie Renegade players Evan Anderson, Tanner Cunningham and Chance Supernault took part in a training camp April 13-14 in Edmonton. Each tried…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Several players from the High Prairie Outlaws are taking their football skills to a higher level. Raiden Duchesneau made the Alberta North U-16 team as a defensive back. He tried out for the team at a…
Outlaws, Renegades gearing up for season

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie football forges ahead with an optimistic outlook for the coming fall season. The Renegades return to the high school Mighty Peace Football Conference and the Outlaws prepare for their fourth year in the Peace…
Piatrashka, Beauchamp top fishermen

Joussard Community Association held its 26th Annual JCA Ice Fishing Tournament March 6 at Joussard on the shores of Lesser Slave Lake. This year, 79 two-person teams [158 anglers] participated with Andrei Pitrashka and Larry Beauchamp winning first place prize…
PICs – Treaty 8 awards, all-star winners

Women’s Division All-Stars MVP – Elisha Cunningham – Driftpile Forward – Marlo Chalifoux – Driftpile Forward – Chasity Knibb – Sturgeon Lake Forward – Erin Napio – Sturgeon Lake Defence – Kali Cunningham – Driftpile Defence – Cree Goodswimmer –…
Spirit, Hawks, Bigstone claim Treaty 8 titles

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Two local hockey teams captured division championships in the 17th annual Treaty 8 First Nations Cup in High Prairie, March 28-31. Whitefish Lake Hawks won the Men’s Division title after they defeated Bigstone Cree Nation, of…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A High Prairie man is attempting to organize ball hockey for children and youth to run in May and June. Aaron Froment attended High Prairie town council’s meeting March 26 to inform council of his plans.…
PIC – What a catch!

High Prairie’s Rhonda Bruder landed this 103-cm long jackfish at a mini-fishing tournament at Joussard March 24. Adam Charchuk was second, with a catch 1-cm shorter than Bruder’s.
PIC – Livin’ on the edge

The recent warm and sunny days have left the Q Skate Plaza ready for use. Many children and youth are taking advantage of the facility. Above, Tao Cloutier, 9, enjoys the day.
Men and their wild meat

Wild game meat was on the menu at A Wild Game Feast Men’s Night on March 16 at the High Prairie Victory Centre. About 30 men attended the event and enjoyed a meal of 14 dishes of game meat, which…
PICs – High Prairie Skating Club Awards

The High Prairie Skating Club presented year-end awards at its annual Ice Carnival March 9 [see below]. Coaches, the skating club executive and parents were also recognized for their efforts during the season. Not available for photos were Star Skater-of-the-Year…
Chargers second in zone hoop finals

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie E.W. Pratt Chargers placed second at the Northwest 2A Zone High School Men’s Basketball Championships on March 8-9 in Peace River. Pratt lost 89-66 in the final to the La Crete Lancers, ranked…
Skaters stage a dazzling display of dance

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Skating Club concluded its season with the year-end Ice Carnival March 9. This year’s theme A Blast From the Past featured mostly solo performances, which allowed each skater to truly highlight the skills…
PIC – Cunningham wins silver medal

A long-time Enilda Mud Bowl participant and High Prairie resident placed second at the Alberta 55-Plus Games in Cold Lake Feb. 28 to March 3. Lloyd Cunningham, middle, placed second in the Men’s 55+ Scratch category with a 235.28 average…
PIC – Colts romp in Phoenix

Three players from High Prairie were on a team that won the Arizona Hockey Union President’s Day Tournament in Phoenix, AZ Feb. 15-18. Left-right are Jaxen Gauchier, Seth Flett, and Dexter Keay. They play for the Peace River AA Colts.…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Atom Regals lost the semi-final to the eventual champions at the Alberta Atom B Provincials in Picture Butte March 17. The Regals lost to the home club 7-3. Picture Butte would go on…