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Swimmers win medals

Richard Froese South Peace News Two young swimmers with the High Prairie Dolphins came home with medals from the Alberta Summer Swimming Championships, Aug. 19-21 in Edmonton. Kirsten Bruder won a silver medal after placing second in girl’s 9-10 25-metre…
Rain did not stop the Capitals Golf Tournament

Tom Henihan Spotlight On the morning of Saturday September 3, it was doubtful if the second annual Sucker Creep Capitals Fall 4 Ball Tournament would go ahead. Those who had already shown up asked tournament organizer Lonnie Willier if he…
Outlaws kick off inaugural season

Richard Froese South Peace News Bantam football for ages 12-15 made its official debut in High Prairie as the Outlaws hosted the Peace River Prospectors on Aug. 26. Jayden Rothwell ran for a 58-yard touchdown early in the second half…
Shantz and Hamelin win High Prairie Open

Richard Froese South Peace News Tyler Shantz and Judy Hamelin were the top winners at the 47th annual High Prairie Open at High Prairie and District Golf Club on Aug. 20-21. “We had 76 golfers, but we were hoping for…
Duperon and Laboucan win seniors open

Richard Froese South Peace News Dave Duperon captured the men’s championship at the Senior Open at High Prairei and District Golf Course on Aug. 19. He won the title with a score of 77. Hazel Laboucan won the women’s championship…

Here’s a rundown of complete results of High Prairie Dolphins at the Peace regional swimming finals meet Aug. 12-14 in Grande Prairie in alphabetical order. Danielle Beaver (girls’ 13-14) – 1 in 100 fly, 4 in 50 fly, 6 in…
Hunt aces hole in one in HP Open

Richard Froese South Peace News Local golfer Lee Hunt hit a hole in one during the 47th annual High Prairie Open at High Prairie and District Golf Club on Aug. 20-21. “I didn’t expect it to go in,” says Hunt,…
Cunningham and Gauchier junior golf winners

Richard Froese South Peace News A new champion was crowned in the junior golf tournament at High Prairie and District Golf Course. Bryce Cunningham of Peavine won the boys’ division, with a score of 75 in the Frank Carson Memorial…

Richard Froese South Peace News Two up-and-coming standout swimmers with the High Prairie Dolphins captured medals at the Alberta Summer Swimming Championships, Aug. 19-21 in Edmonton. Kirsten Bruder won a silver medal for second in the girls’ 9-10 25-metre breaststroke.…
Record numbers go to provincials

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Dolphins Swim Club qualified a record 34 swimmers to the provincial summer championships Aug. 19-21. The Dolphins captured the team title at the Peace regional meet Aug. 12-13, with 896 points, ahead of…
Thundering Hooves ready to hoof it

High Prairie Thundering Hooves Gymkhana Club hosted its annual gymkhana Aug. 13-14 at High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Grounds. Just four local members participated among 60 from clubs throughout the province in the Alberta Provincial Gymkhana Association. According to age…
Adult soccer team makes a pitch

Richard Froese South Peace News Adult soccer has hit the local pitch as High Prairie hosted three teams in a round-robin tournament Aug. 13. “We started last spring and it has kept on growing,” says coach Lance Halldorson. High Prairie…
Golf tourney supports community projects

Richard Froese South Peace News Thousands of dollars were expected to be raised at the third annual Big Lakes Invitational Charity Golf Tournament on Aug. 11 at High Prairie and District Golf Course. “We had about 100 golfers and we…