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Carnival offers animated performances

Tom Henihan Express Staff In spite of having a number of contingencies to address such as a change of date and venue at short notice, the turnout for Twilight Figure Skating Club’s annual Carnival was still impressive. Along with being…
Painful end to Pirates’ season

Chris Clegg For Smoky River Express No one ever thought the season would end this way. The Falher Pirates were eliminated from the NPHL playoffs March 5 after suffering a 9-0 pasting at the hands of the home ice Grande…
Pirates down but not out

Chris Clegg For Smoky River Express The Falher Pirates face an undaunting task if they want to advance to the NPHL Final. The Pirates are down 3-1 in their best-of-seven series against the Grande Prairie Athletics after action ended last…
A’s draw first blood

Pirates’ third period rally falls just short Chris Clegg For The Express In the end, there was not enough time on the clock to complete a comeback. The Falher Pirates scored two late goals but still fell 6-5 in the…
Smoky River Runners’ second annual “Frosty Family Run”

Tom Henihan Express Staff Smoky River Runners hosted the second annual Frosty Family Run generously sponsored by the Royal Purple Elks in McLennan. In temperatures that dropped to minus-27, seventeen runners participated in the Smoky River Runners second annual Frost…
Pirates bring out the brooms

Chris Clegg For the Smoky River Express How sweep it is! The Falher Pirates swept aside the High Prairie Regals with little trouble Feb. 12 as they completed a four-game sweep with a 7-2 win in their NPHL East Division…
The 45th Annual Red & Gold Invitational Tournament

Mac Olsen Express Staff There was plenty of senior high basketball action in Peace River during February 2-3, as Glenmary Catholic School and Peace River High School co-hosted the 45th Annual Red & Gold Invitational Tournament. Teams came from all…
Pirates sweep first 2 games of series opener

Chris Clegg For The Express So far, the result was easily predictable. The Falher Pirates have smoked the High Prairie Regals in the first two games of their NPHL East Division Semi-Final after a 16-4 home ice win Feb. 5…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   The Georges P. Vanier Vipers senior high boys’ basketball team hosted the Peace River High School Nomads in the evening of January 30. The Nomads maintained a strong lead throughout the game and…