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Painted Smile inducted at local rodeo

Richard Froese South Peace News A horse with a long history at the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo and storied life on the rodeo circuit was honoured at the local event. Saddle bronc horse Painted Smile of Kesler Rodeo was…
Trapshooters excel at Provincials

Chris Clegg South Peace News It was quite a medal haul! High Prairie sharpshooters brought home six Top 3 finishes at the 2016 Alberta Provincial Trapshooting Championships at the Edmonton Gun Club in Leduc County July 20-24. Jesse Smith won…
High Prairie Dolphins Swim Meet results

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the High Prairie Dolphins Swim Meet July 23. Swimmer Event Time Fin Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M back 1:43.03 7 Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M flutter…

Day 1 – Tuesday, Aug. 2 11 a.m. Elks Rodeo Parade [Starts at Sports Palace] 1:30 p.m. Chariot Races Mutton Bustin’ Grand Entry [Featuring High Prairie Wranglers] * Rodeo Events to Follow Bareback Riding Steer Wrestling Saddle Bronc Riding Team…
What a show it will be!

Chris Clegg South Peace News The chairman of the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo is perhaps a little more appreciative of the community support this year than in years past. “Three rodeos have been cancelled this year due to lack…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Beaverlodge Barracudas Swim Meet July 16. Swimmer Event Time Fin Georgia Haas Girl’s 6&under 25-M flutter 1:32.74 9 Georgia Haas Girl’s 6&under 25-M back 1:21.16 10 – – –…
Minor soccer puts boots to season

Ryann Al-Slaa boots the ball in under-8 action on the wrap-up night of the season. Under-4 players proudly wear the medals they received for participating in the soccer season. Left-right are Sarah Cox, Maelle Lewis, Carter Savill and Jonathan Senkoe.…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Grimshaw Gators Swim Meet July 9.   Swimmer            Event                 Time Fin Mischa Deering Girl’s 9-10 50-M…

Following are the results of Dolphins’ swimmers at the Valleyview Vipers Swim Meet July 2 Swimmer Event Time Fin Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M flutter 1:07.01 6 Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M back 1:34.30 6 Georgia…

Richard Froese South Peace News Community bantam football has officially arrived in the area. The High Prairie Outlaws were welcomed June 26 during the league’s annual general meeting. “We were voted unanimously into the Peace Country Bantam Football League, making…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Grande Prairie Aquarians Swim Meet June 25. Swimmer Event Time Fin Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M flutter 1:09.63 14 – – – – – – – –…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Fairview Olympians Swim Meet June 11. Swimmer Event Time Fin Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M back 1:35.00 10 Georgia Haas Girl’s 6 & under 25-M flutter 1:17.38…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Alberta Summer Games Swim Meet June 12 at the East Link Centre in Grande Prairie. Swimmer Event Time Fin Abbie Cottingham Girl’s 11-12 100-M back 1:37.49 5 Abbie Cottingham…
Stokes honoured as Pratt’s top athlete

Richard Froese South Peace News Larkin Stokes won the top award at the E.W. Pratt High School Athletic Awards Banquet on June 14. He received the Dan Sloan Athletic Dedication Award, presented to a student who exemplifies sportsmanship, outstanding athletic…
PICS – Soccer Day in High Prairie celebrated

High Prairie Minor Soccer Association hosted a mini-tournament on June 12 for under-12 and under-8 teams at St. Andrew’s School field. Five teams played in under-8 with three from High Prairie and two from the Smoky River region. In under-12,…
St. Andrew’s School Track Meet

Event Results Following are the results of the St. Andrew’s School Track and Field Meet held June 2, 6&7. Age Group               Long Jump            Ball Throw      …

Justin Mindel recorded the top finish for E.W. Pratt High School athletes at the Alberta High School Track and Field Championships on June 2-3 in Edmonton. Mindel was fourth in senior men’s high jump with a best leap of 1.8…
Safety comes first at Q Skate Plaza

Richard Froese South Peace News Safety comes first as helmets are now mandatory for anyone using The Q Skate Plaza in High Prairie. The reason: to promote safety and prevent head injuries. That was the message during an information session…