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A-1 Western Wear helps teen compete at World Junior Finals

From time to time, businesses want to recognize the efforts of people or organizations they sponsor. A-1 Western Wear Tack & Gifts in High Prairie sponsors Noah Sisson, 16, a rodeo bareback rider from Slave Lake. Sisson enjoyed a terrific…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Is the glass half full or half empty?Depending on your view, it’s a good way to look at the Falher Pirates season as the battle for first place in the East Division with the Manning Comets…
Raiders boys win Rim Rocker crown

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The host Prairie River Raiders, of High Prairie, won the boys’ side in the annual junior high school Prairie River Rim Rocker Basketball Tournament Jan. 20-21.Prairie River defeated the Roland Michener Rams, of Slave Lake, 33-27…
Wings post back-to-back shutouts

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings recorded two straight shutouts in a pair of weekend games in the Greater Metro Hockey League.High Prairie blanked the Northern Alberta Tomahawks 6-0 in Enoch on Jan. 21 after the host…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It is anyone’s guess when the High Prairie Aquatic Centre will reopen.Repairs to the boiler are needed before the pool can re-open, Town of High Prairie CAO Bill McKennan told council at its Jan. 24 meeting.…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings and High Prairie Minor Hockey are joining forces in a bid to be named Kraft Hockeyville.Wings’ owner Kevin Hopfner says plans are preliminary and meetings will be held over the next…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Two big wins last weekend and some unexpected help have the Falher Pirates in control of their own destiny in hopes of finishing first in the NPHL’s East Division.The Pirates defeated the Grande Prairie Athletics 4-1…
Red Wings shine in All-Star Games

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Top players with the High Prairie Red Wings and the head coach were in the spotlight at the Greater Metro Hockey League Top Prospects and All-Star Games on Jan. 17 in Bancroft, Ontario.Red Wings head coach…
Red Wings fall to soaring Eagles

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings lost their third game of the regular season Greater Metro Hockey League.High Prairie fell 5-3 to the Edson Eagles on the road Jan. 14 after the Red Wings doubled the Fox…

For the second year in a row, there is a virtual fishing tournament on Lesser Slave Lake and surrounding lakes.The fishing is in-person, but the submissions are online.Slave Lake and Area Slam is a catch-photo-release fishing tournament over the four…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The High Prairie Curling Club will be hosting a Curling Alberta qualifier Jan. 27-28 for the Alberta Mixed Doubles Curling Championship Jan. 27-28.There are 16 berths available for the Alberta championships. Six teams will pre-qualify through…
Red Wings win 2 games to open 2023

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings won their first two games to start the 2023 portion of the regular season in the Greater Metro Hockey League.High Prairie defeated the visiting Edson Eagles 4-2 on Jan. 6 and…
Red Wings place 6 on GMJHL All-Star Game

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The high-flying High Prairie Red Wings will have six players and a coach participating in the Greater Metro Hockey League Top Prospects and All-Star Games on Jan. 17 in Bancroft, Ontario.Two will play in the Top…