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Outlaws prepare for new season

High Prairie Outlaws kick off their second season in the Peace Country Bantam Football League at home Aug. 26 against the Grande Prairie Raiders at 2 p.m. Winless in six games in 2016, the Outlaws are eager to build their…
Dolphins qualify 26 swimmers for provincials

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie Dolphins sent 26 members to the Alberta Summer Swimming Championships last weekend in Edmonton. Swimmers qualified for the provincial finals after the Dolphins finished as the top team at the Peace regional finals…
Horseshoe club pitches new sport in town

Richard Froese South Peace News The new High Prairie Horseshoe Club has pitched itself as a new sport in town with a major tournament set for Sept. 2-3. “It’s an inexpensive recreational sport for all ages to get into,” says…
Young riders compete in High Prairie gymkhana

Richard Froese South Peace News Several local riders competed in the annual High Prairie Gymkhana on Aug. 12-13 hosted by the Thundering Hooves Gymkhana Club at the Elks Pro Rodeo Grounds. About 40 competitors from throughout the province participated in…
Grouard set to get long awaited outdoor skating rink

Richard Froese South Peace News A new outdoor ice rink will soon be going in the ground in Grouard for the coming winter on land leased by Big Lakes County. At its regular meeting Aug. 9, county council approved a…

Richard Froese South Peace News Several rodeo champions and winners from the High Prairie area were specially recognized at the 57th Annual High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo. Town of High Prairie Mayor Linda Cox mentioned many champions and top riders…
Town and county pitch in funds for horseshoe club

Richard Froese South Peace News Town and county councils have pitched in a small amount of funding to the new High Prairie Horseshoe Club to host a tournament in early September. Funding of $200 was approved upon administration recommendation by…
Ride ‘em, cowboy!

Action in the ring thrilled the crowds at the 57th annual High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo on Aug. 1-2. Over the two days, riders competed in various events such as bareback riding, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, bull riding, tie-down roping,…

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Peace River Porpoises Swim Meet July 29: Swimmer           Event                            Time  …
2 more Alberta titles

Royals win Mosquito A Tier 1 title High Prairie Mosquito Royals Mosquito A Tier 1 Playoffs Date              Game July 8 HP Royals 21 Parkland Twins Red 18 July 8 HP Royals 23 Devon 18…
Dolphins win 32 races at annual meet

High Prairie Dolphins swimmers enjoyed outstanding results at their swim meet July 22. Dolphins won 32 individual races, placed second in 28 others and third in 17 more races. Also, relay teams placed first in 10 races and second on…
Elks Rodeo notes

Chris Clegg South Peace News Still room to enter Mutton Bustin’ They are the youngest competitors at the High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo and perhaps the most popular. Is it any surprise that the biggest cheers at the rodeo may…
Spectacular parade kicks off rodeo

“The Biggest Little Parade in the Peace” promises to be another spectacular event this year. The High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Parade kicks off with the annual parade at 11 a.m. Dozens of entries make this parade truly the best…
Ready for an action-packed 2 days of fun?

High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Aug. 1-2 Chris Clegg South Peace News Want rodeo? High Prairie has two action-packed days heading your way in less than one week. The High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo rolls into town Aug. 1-2 with…