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Renegades welcome bantam team to gridiron

Richard Froese South Peace News Minor football is growing in High Prairie. The Renegades have welcomed a younger team to feed their program at the high school level. Last year was the inaugural year in the Mighty Peace Football League…
Wabasca-Desmarais hosts Northland Games

A little rain didn’t damper the 29th Annual Northland Games at Mistassiniy School in Wabasca-Desmarais. Elder Albert Yellowknee officially welcomed hundreds of athletes representing Northland School Division and Bigstone Cree Nation by performing the opening ceremony. At the junior high…
Hockey legend Lysiak passes away at 63

Chris Clegg South Peace News High Prairie’s most famous hockey player and three-time NHL all-star has died. Thomas James “Tom” Lysiak died May 30 after a battle with leukemia. He was 63. Tom was born April 22, 1953 in High…
PRJH dominates Divisional T&F Meet

Following are the High Prairie School Division Junior High School track and field meet results from May 16. Only those results available from the source are published. The meet was held at the E.W. Pratt High School and Prairie River…
Pratt flexes might at Divisional T&F Meet

Following are the High Prairie School Division Junior High School track and field meet results from May 16. Only those results available from the source are published. The meet was held at the E.W. Pratt High School and Prairie River…
SPORTS – C Section bowling champs of 2015-16

Team wins the A Event Rolloff and the Thursday 7-9 p.m. Mixed League titles Enilda Mud Bowl held its annual bowling banquet April 30 to cap the season and reward the past season’s best bowlers and teams. C Section won…
SPORTS – Plenty of thrills and spills at Spring Rodeo

Richard Froese South Peace News Cowboys and cowgirls were riding high at the sixth annual High Prairie Agricultural Society Amateur Spring Rodeo held April 30 and May 1. “Attendance was similar to last year with about 350 people Saturday and…
SPORTS – Kids get their kicks

High Prairie minor soccer kicked off another season May 2 on fields at St. Andrew’s School. Games are played Monday and Wednesday nights with under-8 games from 5:15-6:15 p.m. followed by older players from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The High Prairie and…
SPORTS – Cream of the crop

Enilda Mud Bowl held its annual banquet April 30 at the alley. Award winners were announced in each league and prizes given to teams. The highlight of the year is the presentation of the bowlers-of-the-year. The man and lady rolling…
Season begins

The badminton season is in full swing at local junior and senior high schools. The E.W. Pratt High School team competed at the Donnelly G.P. Vanier/Ecole Heritage Tournament April 23.  
SPORTS – Flaming youth

Enilda Mud Bowl held a year-end banquet for its youth bowling program on April 23. Each youth was treated to dinner and presented with a prize. In the front row, left-right, are Nolan Hamelin, Sean Willier, Kassiandra Hamelin and Nechako…

Chris Clegg South Peace News “Fore!” The High Prairie Golf Course opened for another year on April 20. Pro shop manager David Temple expects another good season with a large number of tournaments already booked and the course in great…

Chris Clegg South Peace News An application from the Lakeland Eagles to join the NPHL for the 2016-17 season was denied by the league’s teams April 24. Eagles’ president George Gladue declined to comment on the decision after being informed…