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Falher and High Prairie will place either first or second in the East Division. Falher has two games left [at home vs High Prairie and at Dawson Creek} while HP has three [at Falher, at Manning and home vs Grande…
Pirates’ plans for victory scuttled

Chris Clegg South Peace News It is still a longshot, but not impossible. The High Prairie Regals whipped the visiting Falher Pirates 7-3 Jan. 16 to keep their slim hopes of first place in the NPHL’s East Division alive. More…
Saints clip Falcons in overtime thriller

Chris Clegg South Peace News There are two undefeated boy’s teams left in the Smoky River Junior High School Basketball League and they aren’t teams you normally find at the top of the standings. The Slave Lake Roland Michener Rams,…
Regals get help from West Division

Chris Clegg South Peace News It was a perfect week for the High Prairie Regals despite the fact they didn’t win a game. OK, the team didn’t play, but they received a lot of help in the battle for positioning…
Split has Regals in hunt for second

Chris Clegg South Peace News Win one, lose one, win one, lose one. It’s an all too familiar pattern the High Prairie Regals have fallen into as the NPHL regular season comes to a close. The Regals rallied from a…
PIC – Look out!

High Prairie Regals’ goaltender Matt MacMinn, left, braces for impact as Grimshaw’s Davis Rose, centre, and Shane Smith enter the crease area during a game Jan. 4.

Feedback session Wednesday at Slave Lake gov’t. ctr. Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader   This Wednesday, folks from Alberta Environment and Parks will be in Slave Lake to talk about management plans for northern pike and walleye. There’s an update in…
Chargers win tournament in dying seconds

Richard Froese South Peace News E.W. Pratt Chargers high school men’s basketball team won the Peace High Nomads Invitational Basketball Tournament in Peace River, Dec. 15-16. The High Prairie team edged the Glenmary Saints of Peace River 56-55 in a…

Chris Clegg South Peace News In two games last week, the High Prairie Regals did something they had not accomplished in seven years, then did something they always do. In their game against the visiting Grimshaw Huskies, the Regals trailed…
Lady Chargers settle for well-earned silver

Richard Froese South Peace News The E.W. Pratt Chargers women hosted the sixth annual Tonesha Walker Memorial Basketball Tournament on Dec. 8-9 in High Prairie. The hosts fell to the Worsley Wildcats 60-44 in the final of the 14-team tournament.…
Rally falls a bit short

Richard Froese South Peace News The E.W. Pratt Chargers placed second in the sixth annual Tonesha Walker Memorial Basketball Tournament on Dec. 8-9 in High Prairie. A major comeback by the hometown Chargers in the final fell short as the…
PIC – Well done!

Two members of the High Prairie Tiger Taekwondo Club competed at the Tiger Challenge Tournament held in Edmonton Nov. 18. Keira Allan, left, won a gold medal in sparring and a bronze medal in poomse patterns. Dahlia Allan, right, won…
Regals end historic losing streak to Pirates

Chris Clegg South Peace News Over seven years of frustration including a club record 24 straight regular season losses to the Falher Pirates came to an abrupt end Dec. 7 when the High Prairie Regals blasted their arch-rivals in dominating…
Dunk star scores big with students

Richard Froese Spotlight From the lows of a rough life growing up to the heights as a top basketball slam dunker in the world, Kenny Dobbs inspired high school students in High Prairie and Donnelly. “Tell yourself I am a…
PICs – HP Figure Skating medals in Athabasca

High Prairie Figure Skating Club CanSkate members participated at the Athabasca Candy Cane CanSkate Elements Event on Nov. 25. Six skaters returned home with certificates for their accomplishments. The competition involves skaters competing against themselves to test the skill levels…
Regals no match for Johnny Canuck

Chris Clegg South Peace News The Dawson Creek Canucks and High Prairie Regals should both consider themselves very, very lucky. The teams will only lose two players due to suspension after a series of fights broke out late in the…