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SPORTS – Plenty of thrills and spills at Spring Rodeo

Richard Froese South Peace News Cowboys and cowgirls were riding high at the sixth annual High Prairie Agricultural Society Amateur Spring Rodeo held April 30 and May 1. “Attendance was similar to last year with about 350 people Saturday and…
SPORTS – Kids get their kicks

High Prairie minor soccer kicked off another season May 2 on fields at St. Andrew’s School. Games are played Monday and Wednesday nights with under-8 games from 5:15-6:15 p.m. followed by older players from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The High Prairie and…
SPORTS – Cream of the crop

Enilda Mud Bowl held its annual banquet April 30 at the alley. Award winners were announced in each league and prizes given to teams. The highlight of the year is the presentation of the bowlers-of-the-year. The man and lady rolling…
Season begins

The badminton season is in full swing at local junior and senior high schools. The E.W. Pratt High School team competed at the Donnelly G.P. Vanier/Ecole Heritage Tournament April 23.  
SPORTS – Flaming youth

Enilda Mud Bowl held a year-end banquet for its youth bowling program on April 23. Each youth was treated to dinner and presented with a prize. In the front row, left-right, are Nolan Hamelin, Sean Willier, Kassiandra Hamelin and Nechako…

Chris Clegg South Peace News “Fore!” The High Prairie Golf Course opened for another year on April 20. Pro shop manager David Temple expects another good season with a large number of tournaments already booked and the course in great…

Chris Clegg South Peace News An application from the Lakeland Eagles to join the NPHL for the 2016-17 season was denied by the league’s teams April 24. Eagles’ president George Gladue declined to comment on the decision after being informed…

Richard Froese South Peace News Minor soccer will be back on local fields this week with a growing number of players. “Again, we have about 200 players signed up and eager to go,” says Angie Halverson, president of the High…
Taekwondo students kick it up a notch

Richard Froese South Peace News Scorpion Taekwondo Club of High Prairie celebrated another season with several students moving up in belts on April 17. “The large number of black belts and coloured belts that continue to advance each year, speak…
GPV student’s trip to Arctic Winter Games

Mac Olsen Spotlight It was Nuuk, Greenland’s moment to welcome the world, for the Arctic Winter Games, but for Noah White, it was one of the best adventures of his life to participate in the Traditional Dene Games at that…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Teams deny release of list The NPHL will not be releasing its list of fighting majors accumulated by players to teams next season. When a player is involved in his third fight of the season,…
SPORTS – Gold for Grouard

Two Grouard girls were members of a gold medal winning team at the 2016 Alberta Female Native Hockey Championships in Edmonton from March 31 to April 3. Father Shawn Auger poses with the championship banner and his two daughters Neriah…

The High Prairie Oilmen’s Association is a non-profit organization ran by community volunteers from the oil and gas and industry service sector. Established as a society in 2011, its purpose of is to provide recreational, social opportunities that bring community…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Valleyview Jets are back in the North Peace Hockey League. NPHL teams voted in favour of the Jets’ application after hearing from team representative Rick Young at the league’s spring meeting in Fairview April…