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Coach expects best to come in playoffs

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings have secured second place in the National Junior Hockey League while the Edson Eagles claim first. Both teams sealed the top two spots after the Red Wings lost to Edson 6-3…
Shantz breaks Red Wings’ mark for goals

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Dayton Shantz has become the all-time goal-scoring leader for the High Prairie Red Wings junior hockey team. The local forward scored his 98th career goal on Feb. 9 when the Red Wings hosted the Mayerthorpe Northern…
Red Wings sweep last place Rampage

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings swept two games in Vulcan the first weekend in February in junior hockey. The second-place Red Wings narrowly defeated the Vulcan Rampage 6-4 on Feb. 3 and 6-5 on Feb. 2…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It goes without saying that the Falher Pirates will be heavy favourites when they face the winner of the Valleyview Jets vs Manning Comets series in the NPHL East Division Final in two weeks. Winners of…
Zabolotniuk wins High Prairie Ladies Bonspiel

The High Prairie Curling Club hosted its Ladies Bonspiel Jan. 19-10. It was the first bonspiel since 2020 and a welcome return enjoyed by all. Sharlie Zabolotniuk’s rink won the A Event, Lisa Zabolotniuk won the B Event and Zoe…
First-place Eagles clip Red Wings

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings split a pair of games on the final weekend in January in junior hockey. The Red Wings lost 7-5 to the Edson Eagles at home Jan. 27 and beat the host…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Dawson Creek Canucks posted the best record in the NPHL this season with a dazzling 16-1-1-0 record. But they aren’t the hottest team in the league after regular season play concluded Feb. 4. That honour…
Red Wings sweep first place Eagles

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings have found their winning ways with the league-leading Edson Eagles. Second-place High Prairie swept the league leaders as the Red Wings clipped the Eagles 5-4 on Jan. 19 at home and…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News The Falher Pirates continued their late-season roll with two home ice wins last week and clinched first place in the NPHL’s East Division standings in the process. The Pirates clipped the undefeated Dawson Creek Canucks 6-5…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings and the five other teams in the National Junior Hockey League will welcome another team next season. Lac La Biche will join the league for the 2024-25 season, the NJHL announced…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News A sporting event which brings considerable business to the North Peace region received support from two municipalities last week. The M.D. of Peace and Town of Grimshaw each pledged $5,000 plus in-kind support to help support…
Little Smoky Ski Area opens for season

Emily PlihalLocal JournalismInitiative Reporter Avid skiers and snowboarders are invited to go check out the freshly-made snow at the Little Smoky Ski Area. Little Smoky Ski Area is in the M.D. of Smoky River between Valleyview and Falher just off…
Pratt athletes off to Arctic Winter Games

Cameron Patenaude – Pedersen, left, and Jessica Whalen will compete at the Arctic Winter Games from March 10-14 in Alaska. Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Two more athletes from High Prairie E.W. Pratt High School will compete in the Arctic Winter…
Red Wings clipped by soaring Eagles

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings lost another game to the first-place Edson Eagles in junior hockey. Edson doubled the second-place Red Wings 8-4 in High Prairie on Jan. 13 in National Junior Hockey League action. Nolan…
Pioneers shock Red Wings in shootout

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings won two of three games to open the 2024 portion of the 2023-24 season in the National Junior Hockey League. The Red Wings melted the Fox Creek Ice Kings 14-0 at…