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PIC – Grimshaw Alleycatz skip to nationals

Grimshaw Alleycatz Club hosted this year’s jump rope provincial championships at Grimshaw Multiplex. Thirteen members of the club will participate in the Jump Rope national championships in Olds in May.  
A great turnout for Canadiens reunion

Tom Henihan Express Staff Former Jean-Cote Canadiens hockey team alumni, their family members and friends gathered at Nampa Complex to participate and watch former hockey team members resurrect some of their former glory and camaraderie on the ice. Jean-Cote Canadiens…
Regional clubs attend “Skills Clinic”

Tom Henihan Express Staff Twenty-five skaters registered for a figure skating “skills clinic” in McLennan on March 16. Figure skating club members from Peace River, Manning, Spirit River and Grande Prairie participated in the event, hosted by Twilight Figure Skating…
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…