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Supernault gets his ‘Chance’

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A high school football player from High Prairie is getting a special “Chance” to move up to the junior ranks. Chance Supernault signed a contract June 1 with the Edmonton Huskies of the Canadian Junior Football…
Cox sets record

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News St. Andrew’s athletes were tops in the Northwest Zone High School Track and Field Championships in Grande Prairie on June 1. The Saints won the junior team title as they defeated 55 other schools. “Congratulations to…
St. Andrew’s rewards top athletes

St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie honoured its top athletes during its athletics awards night and banquet June 4. “Tonight is a celebration of our student athletes and the school pride they have spread this year through their accomplishments and…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Fun for all promised at Triangle The Pioneer Threshermans Association at Triangle is celebrating Canada Day by taking a step back in time. After breakfast from 8-10 a.m., an Ecumenical Church Service occurs from 10:30-11:30 a.m.…
Manning, Filewich place first at Dahlgren Memorial

Pair snags $24,550 after big catch Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News According to a contestant at the Larry Dahlgren Memorial Walleye Tournament the tournament had two positive, unique features. The first was meals. The second was all children at the…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Slave Lake Sharks Swim Meet May 25. Dolphins won 25 races, placed second in 20 races, and third in 21 races. Swimmer Event Time Fin Jonah Hesse Girl’s 6…

A 3-on-3 street basketball tournament is being planned for High Prairie June 14. Deen Flett, sports co-ordinator for Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council Education Authority, is organizing the event. The Sports Palace parking lot will be the venue. Flett…
Snipers win silver in Calgary

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A team comprised of hockey players born in 2010 from the South Peace and Smoky River regions won silver medals at the Can-Am Showdown in Calgary May 17-20. Overall, the Snipers won two of five games,…
PIC – ‘Haven’t missed yet!’

High Prairie Elementary School kindergarten student Brandt Quartly tosses a perfect loop during a roping demonstration at Rodeo Days May 24. No doubt Quartly is a future rodeo star.
Chargers cruise to senior high meet title

Following are the High Prairie School Division Senior High School track and field meet results from May 14. Only those results available from the source are published. The meet was held at the E.W. Pratt High School and Prairie River…
Saints win HPSD junior high meet title

Following are the High Prairie School Division Junior High School track and field meet results from May 14. Only those results available from the source are published. The meet was held at the E.W. Pratt High School and Prairie River…
Calliou, Grievson set new PRJH records

A bright and sunny day greeted Prairie River Junior High School students at their annual track and field meet May 21. It was a stark contrast to the HPSD Divisional Track and Field Meet May 14, which greeted students with…
PIC – ‘Leap’ of faith!

Jessica Whalen shows supreme determination in winning the Junior Girl’s Long Jump at the Prairie River Junior High School track and field meet May 21. Whalen won the event with a best leap of 3.92 metres. She also won the…
PICs – Having a ball!

High Prairie minor soccer kicked off another season May 13 on fields at St. Andrew’s School. Games are played Monday and Wednesday nights from 5:30-8:30 p.m. High Prairie and District Minor Soccer Association hosts children ages two to young teens…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A horseshoe tournament in High Prairie has been postponed to September from June. The High Prairie Open is rescheduled to Sept. 14-15 from June 8-9 for unforeseen circumstances, says Ray Prevost, president of the High Prairie…
Sondrup 5th in the province

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Five badminton players from E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie competed in the provincial championships May 3-4 in Calgary. Malcolm Sondrup placed fifth overall in senior boy’s singles in teh A Event. Jayden Rothwell and…