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Chris Clegg South Peace News Around 10 years ago, Lisa Zabolotniuk started a junior curling program. One of the first to join was her son, Zale. Over the years others, joined to learn the game. Her efforts and the skill…
Vive Les Canadiens!

High Prairie welcomed several former stars of the Montreal Canadiens for a charity game March 3 at the Sports Palace. Hockey fans packed the arena for the Byron Konelsky Memorial Hockey Game as part of the Montreal Canadiens Alumni Tour…

Richard Froese South Peace News Top senior high school basketball teams will be in High Prairie on March 10-11 as the E.W. Pratt Chargers host the women’s and men’s 2A Northwest Zones. Seven teams will compete in the women’s tournament,…
HPSD DIVISIONAL MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

The Donnelly G.P. Vanier Vipers hosted the High Prairie School Division Men’s Basketball Tournament Feb. 17-18. Vanier won the title after defeating the Slave Lake St. Francis Falcons 70-65 in the gold medal game. Vanier advanced to the final after…
Raiders, Saints win hoops titles

Prairie River wins record 12th girl’s title; St. Andrew’s boys conclude perfect season Chris Clegg South Peace News One team concluded a perfect season while another won its record 12th title. Those were the main stories at the Smoky River…
Tigers retire Lysiak’s No. 9

Chris Clegg South Peace News Tom Lysiak’s No. 9 was raised to the rafters at Medicine Hat Feb. 25 as the Tigers retired his jersey. Lysiak, who was born and raised in High Prairie, becomes only the second player to…
Pratt curlers win back-to-back titles

The Valleyview Red Willow Curling Club hosted the Peace Zones High School Championships Feb. 22-23. The E.W. Pratt Senior Mixed team were repeat winners after winning all of their games, including the final against Fairview St. Thomas Moore. They are…
Knights sweep Vipers to end regular season

Chris Clegg South Peace News Four games in the Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League were played Feb. 22 as the league concluded its 20th season. The Prairie River girls tuned up for the league tournament with a 43-36…
Saints capture No. 1 seed

Chris Clegg South Peace News Last year, the St. Andrew’s Saints girl’s basketball team won their first league title. This year, they are marching toward a second after clinching first place after a 30-20 home court win over the Prairie…

Chris Clegg South Peace News A second half comeback fell just short as the Kinuso Knights defeated the visiting Gift Lake Hurricanes 45-41 Feb. 14. The Hurricanes [3-6] trailed 26-18 at the half but closed the gap to 33-30 after…

Chris Clegg South Peace News If it wasn’t for bad luck, the Kinuso Knights boy’s basketball team might not have any luck at all. The Knights [0-9] lost another close game Feb. 14 as they fell at home to the…
Saints remain undefeated

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s looking more and more like the St. Andrew’s Saints will be marching toward their fourth league title. The undefeated 10-0 Saints crushed the arch-rival Prairie River Raiders 66-35 Feb. 15 in the Smoky River…

Richard Froese South Peace News A local charity hockey game March 3 in High Prairie with the Montreal Canadiens will honour a special former hockey personality. The Byron Konelsky Memorial Hockey Game will honour the former stick boy of the…

Chris Clegg South Peace News The season may have started off on the wrong foot with a loss, but since then the St. Andrew’s Saints girl’s basketball team has been perfect. The Saints ran their record to 6-1 after winning…
PRJH boys split

Chris Clegg South Peace News Scoring is not the problem for the Prairie River Raiders boy’s basketball team this season. Defence, well, that’s another matter. PRJH scored 57 and 64 points in two games last week but surrendered 53 and…