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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…
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…