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A successful volleyball camp in Slave Lake

Pearl Lorentzen For South Peace News In the weeks before volleyball camps in Slave Lake were going to start, only 20 kids signed up. The plan was to have three camps each day divided by age group, but there weren’t…
Basarab strikes gold at Medicine Hat

Chris Clegg South Peace News A High Prairie golfer who only recently took up the sport competitively won a gold medal at the Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games in Medicine Hat July 5-6. “It was great fun,” says Carol Basarab,…
Horseshoe haven in High Prairie

Richard Froese South Peace News Two major horseshoe tournaments in High Prairie are expected to draw hundreds to the region. The High Prairie Open is set for Sept. 14-15 at the Gordon Buchanan Recreation Centre. “We expect to put on…
Hamelin, Bliss win Senior Open titles

Following are the results of all golfers who competed at the Sir George Bennett Seniors Open at the High Prairie Golf Club July 28. Golfers were flighted according to their age. [*] denotes won on a countback. Ladies A Flight…

August will be a busy time at the course. Following is a list of events: * On Saturday, Aug. 10, a private event closes the course for the afternoon for a few hours. * Thursday, Aug. 15, the Frank Carson…
Dolphins win 12 races at Peace River Swim Meet

Following are the results of High Prairie Dolphins’ swimmers at the Peace River Porpoises Swim Meet July 27: Dolphins won 12 races, placed second in 14 races, and third in 14 races. Swimmer Event Time Fin Cleo Burback Girl’s 7-8…
PIC – Making a splash!

Parker Caron gasps for air during the Boy’s 7-8 50-metre freestyle race at the High Prairie Dolphins Swim Meet July 20. Caron won the race in a time of 57.39 seconds.

Chris Clegg South Peace News A group from La Crete has given notice to the North Peace Hockey League executive they would like to join for the 2019-20 season. The NPHL officially notified its member clubs July 24 of La…
PICs – Youth learn traditional skills

The High Prairie Native Friendship Centre held its annual youth camp July 22-26 at the Eagle’s Next Complex just west of Enilda. Each year, the centre invites youth to the camp and teaches them tradition indigenous skills. Making drums, the…
Edmonton shooter on target

Chris Clegg South Peace News Low attendance at the first Northern Lights Trap Shoot July 12-14 at the High Prairie Gun Range is not discouraging organizers. Shoot co-ordinator Rodney Smith, who placed second in high overall score, says each event…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Dolphins host their annual swim meet Saturday, July 20. The best swimmers in the Peace gather at the local pool for the meet, which begins at 10 a.m. The Dolphins are enjoying a…
PIC – Raw power!

Kapawe’no Bears pitcher Isaiah Hal- crow gives it his best effort against the Prairie Rebels during Baseball Alberta’s 13 Under A Provincial play July 6 at Jaycee Park.
Smith wins Canadian championship

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A Peavine woman has “blasted” her way to the very top and can now call herself the best trapshooter in Canada. Lynn Smith won the 2019 Canadian Lady 1 trapshooting title after the competition ended in…
PIC – Cards fall right for Hoedl, Johnston

Just one lucky cut or one more good hand was all that stopped a High Prairie duo from winning the gold medals in cribbage at the Alberta 55 Plus Games in Medicine Hat July 4-7. Irene Hoedl, left, and Olga…