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Falher Pirates struggle for wins as playoffs near

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher Pirates limped into the New Year with a 4-3 loss to the Grande Prairie Athletics on January 7. “It was a tough one,” says coach Mathieu Maisonneuve. “We were looking to get two…

Alberta Sport Connection News release The Government of Alberta has awarded more than 250 Alberta-based athletes nearly $1 million through the Alberta Sport Connection (ASC) Podium Alberta program. Podium Alberta funding helps athletes access high-performance coaching and training opportunities and…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher Pirates are struggling for victories as the NPHL moves into mid-January. The Pirates hosted the Grande Prairie Athletics on Jan. 7. The Athletics won the game 4-3 and here are some action shots…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   The Smoky River Minor Hockey Bantams played against the High Level North Stars at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex on Jan. 8 and here are several action photos of the game. The North Stars…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   The Smoky River Minor Hockey midgets played against the Peace River B Mustangs at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex on Jan. 7 and here are several action photos of the game. The game ended…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   The Smoky River Minor Hockey Novice Black team played against the Valleview Icebergs at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex on Jan. 7 and here are several action photos of the game. The Novice Black…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   The Smoky River Minor Hockey Novice White team played against the Fairview Crushers at the H.W. Fish Arena in McLennan on Jan. 8 and here are several action photos of the game. The Crushers…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   The Smoky River Minor Hockey Pee Wees team played against the Peace River Mustangs team at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex on Jan. 8 and here are several action photos of the game. The…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   The Smoky River Minor Hockey squirts team played against the High Prairie team at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex on Jan. 7 and here are several action photos of the game. The High Prairie…

The junior high Kinuso Knights and Lady Knights travelled to Donnelly on Jan. 4, to play against the Georges P. Vanier Vipers. The Lady Knights won against the Vipers girls’ team by a score of 35-29. However, the GPV boys’…
First place in mixed league bowling

Pictured above, left-right, are Henri Aubin, Linda Aubin, Gaetane Pizycki and Claude Lapointe. They took first place in mixed league bowling, as part of an end-of-season tournament at Smoky Lanes Bowling on Dec. 10. Nine teams participated in the tournament,…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   It was Dec. 22, the final game of 2016, and the Falher Pirates gave their fans a 4-3 victory after an intensive 60 minutes of play. “Everybody was skating hard tonight and we had…