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Dolphins gear up for season

Richard Froese South Peace News The High Prairie Dolphins Swim Club has hit the pool to start another competitive season. “We have 55 swimmers registered for the upcoming season,” says president Wade Deer- ing, who was re-elected at the annual…
Badminton players excel at zone, provincial tournaments

Chris Clegg South Peace News Badminton players at three local schools achieved honours this season at the highest level of competition afforded to them. A Prairie River Junior High School team won gold in senior mixed doubles at the Northwest…
Wild West time enjoyed at Spring Rodeo

Richard Froese South Peace News Riders on horses and bulls were rocking and rolling at the eighth annual High Prairie Agricultural Society Amateur Spring Rodeo held April 29-30. Sellorowds watched all the action Saturday night and Sunday afternoon at the…
PICs – High Prairie Minor Soccer kicks off new season

The High Prairie and District Minor Soccer Association kicked off another season May 8 on fields at St. Andrew’s School. Games are played Monday and Wednesday nights with under-8 games from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. followed by older players from…
Pin Snappers reign supreme

Enilda Mud Bowl held an awards banquet and lunch for the Monday Day Mixed League and Thursday Senior Mixed League on May 3. Teams were awarded cash prizes for winning their league while female and male bowlers who rolled the…
Chug-a-Lugs win rolloff title

Cunningham, Willier named Bowlers-of-the-Year after rolling the season’s high singles Enilda Mud Bowl held its annual awards banquet April 28 to honour and recognize its best bowlers during the past season. Teams were awarded cash prizes for winning their league…

Richard Froese South Peace News Minor soccer hit the fields earlier this week after a brief delay due to wet grounds. Action began May 8 at St. Andrew’s Catholic School. Games are played Monday and Wednesday nights with under-8 games…
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 20. “Testing is a hard thing to do,” says head instructor Master Melissa Isaac. “To challenge yourself…
Call her Master Isaac

Melissa Isaac reaches the pinnacle in the martial art of taekwondo Richard Froese South Peace News Melissa Isaac of High Prairie has come a long way to become the first female First Nations taekwondo master to be recognized in Canada.…

Richard Froese South Peace News Snow, rain and wet fields have delayed the start of the High Prairie Minor Soccer Society season. The society is waiting for the fields at St. Andrew’s School to dry and the weather to warm…
HP teams wins Enilda Trio Tournament

Enilda Mud Bowl held its Trio Tournament on March 25-26. Each three-member team bowled six games, with total scores accounting for the winning three teams. Bowlers were allowed to bowl on more than one team. Other high scores were as…
Kinuso playground society gets $40,000+

Richard Froese South Peace News The Kinuso Playschool Society, in partnership with Kinuso School, received $40,162 from the Alberta Community Facility Enhancement Program for new playground equip- ment. Lesser Slave Lake MLA Danielle Larivee presented the cheque March 17 on…
Lakers, Stars, Caps win Treaty 8 titles

Richard Froese South Peace News Two local teams captured division championships at the 15th annual Treaty 8 First Nations Cup in High Prairie, March 31 to April 2. The Sucker Creek Capitals won the Legend’s Division as the team doubled…