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Crime victims score with Red Wings

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News High Prairie and District Victim Assistance received armfuls of teddy bears collected from the High Prairie Red Wings’ first Teddy Bear Toss on Dec. 18.“We are overwhelmed with gratitude by the generous donation,” victim assistance assistant…
Red Wings KO’ed by COVID

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Riding a 50-game winning streak, the High Prairie Red Wings were finally stopped.However, it wasn’t done by one of the West Division teams in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League.Two games scheduled for Jan. 15-16…

Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News As of Jan. 19, Kinuso curlers are back in action.This year, Kinuso has 16 teams in its super league, says Roberta Hunt, of Kinuso.“We surpassed High Prairie!” she adds.The Kinuso league includes all types of…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News It was a joyous trip home from Donnelly after the High Prairie St. Andrew’s Saints junior high basketball teams swept the G.P. Vanier Vipers Jan. 19.The girl’s team won 66-16 while the boy’s team won 51-35.Zaida…

Joe McWilliamsFor South Peace News The Jan. 13 Webinar on fishing regulations in northern Alberta confirmed what earlier reports indicated: pike will be catch and release only on for Lesser Slave and all its associated rivers, starting this year.Walleye catch…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A hockey game in Falher featuring former stars of the NHL Montreal Canadiens scheduled for Feb. 3 has been postponed to October over growing COVID-19 concerns.The host Town of Falher changed the game to Oct. 27.…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A new youth volleyball club in the High Prairie and Falher-McLennan region has netted some funding support from a municipal council.Big Lakes County council approved funding to the Big Lakes Volleyball Club at its regular meeting…
Wings stretch winning streak to 50

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A new youth volleyball club in the High Prairie and Falher-McLennan region has netted some funding support from a municipal council.Big Lakes County council approved funding to the Big Lakes Volleyball Club at its regular meeting…
Sports courts planned for Falher school

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News More options for outdoor community recreation in the Falher region are planned at a local school.A project to add beach volleyball, basketball, tennis and pickleball courts at Ecole Heritage have been launched by La societe des…
COVID may dash national title hopes

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Hopes and dreams of the High Prairie Red Wings winning a national junior hockey championship may have been dashed.The Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League announced on its website Jan. 3 that the league has paused…
Glenmary men win hoops title

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Glenmary Saints won the ninth annual Tonesha Walker Memorial Basketball Tournament in High Prairie hosted by the E.W. Pratt Chargers on Dec. 3-4.The Saints beat the host Chargers 89-60 in the final of…
McLennan council exploring all options

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Every avenue possible will be explored before McLennan town council decides to try to sell the H.W. Fish Arena.At a special council meeting Nov. 23, council decided to explore the possibility of renting or leasing the…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Pioneers ended the high school football season in the first round of the provincial playoffs.Battling in the Tier III playoffs, the No. 9 Pioneers were blanked 36-0 by the No. 6 Sturgeon Spirits…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings extended their season record to 16-0 with two more victories in Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League action last week.On home ice, the Red Wings defeated the Enoch Northern Alberta Tomahawks…
Canadiens alumni coming to Falher

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Former stars of the NHL Montreal Canadiens are coming to Falher on Feb. 3.The Town of Falher will host a legends hockey game as the Canadiens will face an alumni team of the Falher Pirates of…