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Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The 2016/17 NPHL season is over, as the Spirit River Rangers have swept the Falher Pirates in four straight games to win the Campbell. The Rangers hosted the Pirates for game four at the MacLean…
Smoky River Gymnastics Club ends the season with a fun meet

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs Parents, grandparents and the general public applauded for their gymnasts throughout the morning and early afternoon of March 11, and many children smiled and waved in return. The Smoky River Gymnastics Club held their annual…
Tournament continues in Comeau’s memory

Chris Clegg Spotlight The late Marge Comeau had a dream 24 years ago that an ice fishing tournament at Joussard could be a huge success. She went to work and for years, until her untimely passing on Feb. 23, 2005,…
Rangers on the verge of winning the Campbell Cup

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Spirit River Rangers were within one game of winning the Campbell Cup last week, after handing the Falher Pirates three straight losses in the championship series. Coach Mathieu Maisonneuve tried to put the best…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   Members of the Smoky River Gymnastics Club held their fun meet at Ecole Routhier on March 11. All groups performed, including the boys’ group. Each participant was scored on their performance as they rotated…
PIC – Achievement Day for local gymnasts

Smoky River gymnastics club hosted Achievement Day on February 18. This is a competition that gives these gymnasts a chance to compete in a fun setting and to get to know other gymnasts. The meet included gymnasts from Smoky River,…
PIC – Atom team advances to provincials

On February 25, the Smoky River Atoms team won their game for provincials in the final series versus Ridgevalley, and they are Zone 1 Atom D Champions.  The Atoms advance to the Provincial Championship for Atom D in Delburne  March…
Pirates win! They defeat Huskies in seven games

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher Pirates are moving on to the Campbell Cup final, after seven battles with the Grimshaw Huskies. For coach Mathieu Maisonneuve, the East Division final was gruelling and the team can’t rest on their…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   It came down to the wire for the Falher Pirates, as they were forced to play game seven against the Grimshaw Huskies. They played at the Mile Zero Regional Multiplex in Grimshaw on March…
Pirates and Huskies in a  tough battle for supremacy

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Grimshaw Huskies have proven they aren’t pushovers and are determined to battle with the Falher Pirates for every game. “It’s going to be a battle,” says coach Mathieu Maisonneuve of the Pirates. “They’re a…