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Chris Clegg NPHL.com A last gasp attempt to organize the High Prairie Regals for the 2016-17 season has failed. “The High Prairie Regals informed me at 8:30 p.m. [Oct. 31] that they are out for 2016-17,” e-mailed NPHL president Jack…
Pirates lose home opener to the Dawson Creek Canucks

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher Pirates are off to a rough start for the 2016/17 season, as they lost 7-1 during their home opener against the Dawson Creek Canucks on Oct. 29. Chris Stevens opened the scoring for…
PIC – Peace River Nomad Junior Invitational

Our junior boys volleyball team (Ecole Heritage Lynx) lost a close final against LaCrete 18-25, 25-23, and 13-15 in the third set at Peace River Nomad Junior Invitational. In front, from left, are Samuel Velie, Éric Lavoie, Dylan Dion and…

The Falher Pirates began the season with a loss at home, to the Dawson Creek Canucks, on October 28. Look for a story about the game in the Nov. 9 edition of the Smoky River Express, and a video clip…
Thunder’s Turcotte turns in a Top 15 performance at the CCAA

Submitted story and photo After finishing in the top five at the recent ACAC Golf Championships, the Thunder Golf team’s Kassidy Turcotte found herself qualifying as an individual for the 2016 PING Golf National Championships hosted by Holland College in…
GPV Vipers golfers attend regional, provincial tournaments

Mac Olsen Express Staff The golf season wrapped up for junior high and senior high students in September, with some bringing home medals or placing high in their respective categories. The junior high students competed in in a zone tournament…

Mac Olsen Express Staff The 2016/17 NPHL season is just weeks away and the Falher Pirates are still filling positions on the team. “We’re inviting prospective players to come out,” says general manager Gilbert Desharnais. Tryouts will be held on…
Manatees meet their best times at provincials

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Smoky River Manatees Swim Club didn’t bring home any medals from provincials, but the outcome is pleasing for coach Natasha Smit. Six swimmers and four alternates went to provincials in Edmonton during Aug. 19-21. The…