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Track-and-field event held at Ecole Routhier

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs From racing on scooters backwards to jumping into a sand pit, the students at Ecole Routhier had fun during their two days of track-and-field activities. Students in Grades 4-6 had their track-and-field on June…
Ecole Heritage holds track-and-field meet

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The field near Ecole Routhier was a busy place on June 8, as the school held its annual track-and-field meet there. The students in Grades K-6 participated in the event, with Grade 8 students…
PIC – A successful jump in track-and-field

Cory Brulotte makes a successful jump onto the mat. He and the other students in Grades 4-6 participated in the track-and-field meet at Ecole Routhier on June 5. The Grades 1-3 track meet was held on June 6.  
GPV unveils seven sports banners during ‘Colours Night’

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The 2017/18 sports and athletics season has ended for Georges P. Vanier, but on one wall in the main gym are seven new banners that students, coaches and staff can take pride in. The…
Knights of Columbus tenth annual Children’s Fishing Derby

Tom Henihan Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com The tenth annual Children’s Fishing Derby at Winagami Lake Provincial Park took place on Saturday June 9, with a cold breeze coming off the water, though things warmed up somewhat in the early afternoon. That…
Smoky River Minor Ball action

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher ball diamonds were busy last week with Smoky River Minor Ball games. On June 5, the Smoky River Stingers (Rookies) played against the Rycroft Rage, an all-girls team. The Rookies won their…
53 swimmers on the Manatees’ roster for the new season

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The new season has begun for the Smoky River Manatees Swim Club and Senior Coach Natasha Smit sees some strong contenders. “The swimmers are already showing progression and … we have a bunch of…
PIC – Heritage brings medals from Grande Prairie

Above, left-right, are Anique Tardif and Tenille Guérette, Ecole Heritage students who participated in track and field zones in Grande Prairie May 26. Anique Tardif won bronze in the triple jump. Tenille Guerette won gold in discus, silver in the…
PIC – Girls’ rugby action in Grande Prairie

The girls’ rugby team at Georges P. Vanier travelled to Grande Prairie on May 30 for a couple of games. They played against the team from Dawson Creek for a couple of games, but the scores were not known. The…
PICs – Smoky River Minor Ball hosts a pair of games

The Falher ball diamonds were busy in the evening of May 29. The Smoky River Stingers Pee Wee team hosted the West Smoky Trailblazer of Eaglesham and the Smoky River Stingers Mosquitoes team hosted the Peace River Blue Diamonds. Eaglesham…