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Flashlight Night returns to EC Bar Oct. 23

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The ever-popular Halloween Flashlight Night returns Oct. 23 to EC Bar Ranch just east of High Prairie.After the event was cancelled in 2020 by COVID-19 restrictions, ranch owners Lyndon and Denise Drefs are excited to organize…
Prospectors strike gold in first wins

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Prospectors struck gold twice for their first wins of the season in the Mighty Peace Bantam Football League.On the road, the Prospectors blanked the High Prairie Outlaws 48-0 on Oct. 6 on a…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Renegades keep on getting better on the high school football field.Ever-improving, the Renegades defeated the Peace-Wapiti Titans 43-7 in Grande Prairie on Oct. 6 in Mighty Peace Football League action.Head coach Tom Duchesneau…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A proposal to install solar energy at the Falher Regional Recreation Complex continues to move forward.At its regular meeting Sept. 22, Falher town council approved a recommendation to proceed apply for grants to install ground-mount solar…
Pioneers edge Renegades in thriller

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Peace River Pioneers edged the hometown High Prairie Renegades 25-24 in high school football in a game that was called a thriller.The provincially- ranked Pioneers led 25-0 at halftime before the Renegades roared back in the…
Renegades fall short on final play

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News From the thrill of their first victory ever, the High Prairie Renegades high school football team faced the agony of defeat the next game.But it was close!The hometown Renegades lost to the Grande Prairie Warriors 18-14…
Outlaws still optimistic after shutout

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws faced their toughest team in the season in the Mighty Peace Bantam Football League.At home Sept. 18, the Outlaws were bucked and blanked 68-0 by the Grande Prairie Broncos.The Broncos are the…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Prospectors opened the season in the Peace Country Bantam Football League with two losses.On the road in Sexsmith, the Prospectors fell 44-6 to the Shamrocks on Sept. 11.Peace River’s lone touchdown came from…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Renegades win! Renegades win!The High Prairie Renegades won their first game in their sixth season in the high school Mighty Peace Football League.On home turf, the Renegades caged the Valleyview Hillside Cougars 34-6 on Sept. 10.“The…
Red Wings name Meyaard new coach

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Red Wings have a new bench boss with local hockey roots as the team enters its third season in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League.Trent Meyaard was named the new head coach…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The Peace River Pioneers crushed the Grande Prairie Warriors 45-20 in high school football action Sept. 10 in Grande Prairie.Braxton Rudneski ran for five touchdowns for the Pioneers, who led 13-0 after the first quarter, 32-12…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News The High Prairie Outlaws opened the 2021 bantam football season after the 2020 season was cancelled by COVID-19 restrictions.The Grande Prairie Norsemen conquered the hometown Outlaws 54-12 on Sept. 11 in Mighty Peace Bantam Football League…
Cunningham wins Smoky River Seniors’ Open

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Kelly Cunningham fired a 73 to win the first Smoky River Golf Club Seniors’ Open Aug. 28.In all, 34 golfers tested their skills in five flights.The tournament was dedicated to several past citizens who were instrumental…