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PIC – Nechako chucker

Nechako Hamelin tosses the javelin at the St. Andrew’s Track and Field Meet on May 30. Not surprising – his father, Leonell Hamelin, was a player with the Grouard 86’ers fastball team – Hamelin won the event in the 10-year-old…
PICs – Saints hold annual track and field meet

St. Andrew’s School held its track and field meet May 30 under warm and sunny skies. Students enjoyed the day, except for a few unlucky ones who tossed the javelin against a stiff breeze. The afternoon of fun included the…
PICs – Traditional Games held at Atikameg

Traditional Games were held at Atikameg in Whitefish Lake First Nation on May 24. Games were hosted by the Kee Tas Kee Now Education Authority. Students from Grades 8-12 from Whitefish, Cadotte Lake, Loon River and Peerless Lake First Nations…
2 Outlaws make Summer Games football team

Richard Froese South Peace News Two players with the High Prairie Outlaws’ bantam football team will compete in the 2018 Alberta Summer Games in Grande Prairie, July 19-22. Waylon Lauck and Raiden Duchesneau have been named to the host Northwest…
PICs – Minor soccer kicks off new season

The High Prairie minor soccer kicked off another season May 8 on fields at St. Andrew’s School. Games are played Tuesday and Thursday nights with action from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. High Prairie and District Minor Soccer Association also plans…
Senior bowler wins Bowler-of-the-Year award

The Enilda and District Society for Recreation and Culture held its bowling awards banquet for the two seniors leagues and single day league on May 3. High single, triple, and average bowlers were recognized and trophies awarded for the league…

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie is preparing to host another first-class major sporting event. The town will host the Canadian Horseshoe Championships in 2020. Just one year after the club was formed, the community was selected by the…
Joussard, Pratt win division hand games titles

Richard Froese South Peace News High Prairie School Division hosted its annual hand games tournament April 27 at Joussard. The host Joussard team won the elementary division for the second year in a row. E.W. Pratt captured the junior-senior high…
Spring Rodeo plays to packed houses

Richard Froese South Peace News Riders on horses and bulls were rocking and rolling at the ninth annual High Prairie Amateur Spring Rodeo held April 28-29. Crowds watched all the action Saturday night and Sunday afternoon at the High Prairie…
High schoolers ride high at rodeo

Richard Froese South Peace News Several local teens were riding high in High Prairie during high school rodeo action April 28-29. Riders competed at the High Prairie Agriplex in the first rodeo of the season for District 3 of the…

Richard Froese South Peace News Minor soccer kicks off another season this week depending on weather and field conditions. “We will hopefully start May 8,” says Angie Halverson, president of the High Prairie Minor Soccer Society. “The start of the…
Pratt hosts 3-on-3 basketball tournament

Richard Froese South Peace News Several local teams competed in a three-on-three basketball tournament April 20-21 at E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie. “Teams came from all over town and Kinuso had three teams,” says organizer Neil Barry, head…
Rebels enjoy near-perfect season

Chris Clegg South Peace News The High Prairie Midget Legionnaires won gold medals at the Alberta Midget B Tournament this season, but another High Prairie team arguably had just as good a season. The High Prairie Novice A Rebels roared…
Soccer plays waiting game

Richard Froese South Peace News Wet, unplayable fields still covered in snow have delayed the start of the season for the High Prairie Minor Soccer Society. “We are uncertain about the season at this point,” president Angie Halverson says. “We’re…

Chris Clegg South Peace News It’s time to dust off your cowboys hats and clean your boots! It’s rodeo time again in High Prairie! The High Prairie Agricultural Society hosts its Spring Rodeo April 28-29 at the High Prairie Agriplex.…