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PIC – All for charity!

Town of High Prairie CAO Brian Martinson putts the ball. Back left-right are Darcy Corfe of Strongco, High Prairie public works Supt. Vern Walker and Jennifer Sych of MNP.  
Dolphins qualify 47 swimmers for provincials

Richard Froese South Peace News A record 47 High Prairie Dolphins qualified for the Alberta Summer Swimming Championships in Edmonton, Aug. 17-19. The Dolphins earned the right at the Peace regional swim meet Aug. 10-12 in Grande Prairie. “We’ve got…
Seniors take a swing in golf tournament

Richard Froese South Peace News Veteran golfers showed their skills in the annual Sir George Bennett Seniors’ Golf Championship at High Prairie and District Golf Course on Aug. 9. “We had 32 golfers and George Bennett was the oldest golfer…
Driftpile youth strike it big with Blue Jays

Richard Froese South Peace News The spirit of the Toronto Blue Jays baseball team was in the area as Driftpile Cree Nation welcomed the Jays Care Foundation for a day camp for youth Aug. 7-10. Driftpile Right to Play youth…
Rebels claim ‘best team’ bragging rights

Chris Clegg South Peace News The High Prairie Peewee Rebels won four straight games to win the Alberta Peewee A Tier 2 baseball title July 20-22 at Beaumont. For many of the players, it was their second straight title. The…
Neill crowned Elks Pro Rodeo Queen

Richard Froese South Peace News Sarah Neill was crowned the 2018 High Prairie Elks Pro Rodeo Queen July 31. She succeeds 2017 rodeo queen Brooke Monteith. “I was very surprised, I didn’t expect to win,” says Neill, 17, who graduated…
Perfect pitch

Horseshoes enjoying growth in High Prairie Richard Froese South Peace News Horseshoes in High Prairie returns for its second season as the local club gears up for a major provincial tournament on the Labour Day weekend. The High Prairie Horseshoe…
Another provincial title for High Prairie!

It hasn’t taken Lynn Smith very long to make her mark Chris Clegg South Peace News When your name is mentioned in the same sentence, and your name inscribed on the same trophy as Olympian Susan Nattrass, you’re keeping pretty…
Let’s get ready to party!

Chris Clegg South Peace News For 58 years, the High Prairie Elks have brought world-class rodeo action to High Prairie. This year is no exception, as two action-packed days are heading your way July 31 and Aug. 1. The rodeo…

Following is the High Prairie Renegades 2018 schedule, and the 2018 Mighty Peace Peace Football Conference League schedule. Schedule is subject to change. Times of all games were not disclosed in the published schedule. Mighty Peace Football Conference Team GP…

Following is the High Prairie Bantam Outlaws 2018 schedule, and the 2018 Peace Country Bantam Football League schedule. Schedule is subject to change.   Peace Country Bantam Football League Team GP W L PF PA Pts Grande Prairie Broncos 0…
PIC – New sweaters for Legionnaires

The High Prairie Royal Canadian Legion have been proud sponsors of the High Prairie Minor Hockey Association’s midget team, appropriately called the Legionnaires. The Legion donated $3,673 on June 20 for new team sweaters this past season. Left-right, are coach…
PIC – Thanks for a job well done

The Alberta 55 Plus Games Association and the Zone 8 Mighty Peace Sport and Recreation Association recognized the efforts of High Prairie and District Regional Recreation director Lori Matthews, right, June 20. Matthews was presented with a certificate of appreciation…
Laboucan named a Bronco

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie and area continues to churn out athletes who excel in all sports. Sam Laboucan was one of two players named to the Olds College women’s volleyball team July 4. Laboucan, of Atikameg, plays…

SPN Staff All Albertans can go fishing this weekend, even if they don’t have a fishing licence. Free fishing weekends, which occur twice a year, are an opportunity for Alberta residents of all ages to try out fishing, says a…
PICs – Future World Cup champs?

The High Prairie Minor Soccer Association finished another season with the final games June 23. Medals for players 6-and-under and 4-and-under were provided by sponsor Tim Hortons while others were presented from the soccer society. Players up to their teens…