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Chargers lose to top-ranked Bears in bronze medal game

Richard Froese South Peace News Exciting senior high school basketball was in High Prairie as the E.W. Pratt Chargers hosted the women’s and men’s 2A Northwest Zone finals March 10-11 on their home court. On the men’s side, the Chargers…
Pratt women win bronze at zones

Richard Froese South Peace News The E.W. Pratt Lady Chargers finished third at the Northwest 2A Zone Women’s Basketball Tournament in High Prairie March 10-11. The Chargers won the bronze medal after they tamed the Valleyview Hillside Cougars 52-30 in…
Tournament continues in Comeau’s memory

Chris Clegg Spotlight The late Marge Comeau had a dream 24 years ago that an ice fishing tournament at Joussard could be a huge success. She went to work and for years, until her untimely passing on Feb. 23, 2005,…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Alberta’s best hockey players will be coming to town next week to decide the champion during the provincial Midget Female B Championships. The tournament is being hosted by the High Prairie Timberwolves, High Prairie Minor…
PICs – “Good Old Country Fun”

“Good Old Country Fun at the Sports Palace” was the theme for the High Prairie Figure Skating Club annual ice carnival March 4 at The Sports Palace. Skaters from pre-schools to youth showcased their skills. The show wrapped up the…
Canadiens’ visit thrills hockey fans

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie welcomed several former stars of the NHL 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…

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…