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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…
She Devils tournament held at the Guy/Donnelly Sportex

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Guy/Donnelly Sportex was a busy place on the weekend of February 17-19, as the annual She Devils tournament was held. “It’s more of a tradition than anything else,” says organizer Pauline Therriault. “But it’s…
Pirates trounce Huskies in first game of best-of-seven

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher Pirates are off to a strong start against the Grimshaw Huskies. The Pirates travelled to the Mile Zero Regional Multiplex in Grimshaw for the first game of their best-of-seven playoff series. The Pirates…
Vipers split a pair of games with Falcons

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The regular basketball season has come to an end for the junior teams at Georges P. Vanier. They hosted the St. Francis Falcons from Slave Lake on February 15. The girls played first and the…

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs   The Smoky River Minor Hockey Pee Wees played against the Manning Comets last weekend. They hosted the Comets on Saturday for the start of a two-game, total goal series. The Comets were ahead by…
Squirts team hosts tournament, takes first place

The Smoky River Minor Hockey Association’s squirts team, the Pirates, hosted a tournament with three other teams on January 28. The other teams that participated were the High Prairie Little Regals, the Peace River Broncos and the Nampa Wolves. The…
Pirates on a roll in playoffs against Jets

Mac Olsen Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Falher Pirates are in the first round of playoffs with the Valleyview Jets and so far they’re in the lead. The Pirates hosted the Jets on January 31 for their first game of the…