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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…
GPV rugby teams get ready for the grid iron

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs Georges P. Vanier’s boys’ and girls’ rugby teams, comprising approximately 24 members, having been practicing since early May and they are ready to play. The teams have the field out back and they have…
Heritage students win medals at Francophone Games

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs The 24th annual Francophone Games were held in Edmonton during the weekend of May 11-13 and many students from Ecole Heritage brought home medals. Coach James Bezan-Lindsay took 75 students to the games, including…