It was a win and a loss for the Morinville Jets over the Family Day weekend. The Jets entered Round Two fo the 2017 CJHL Playoffs against the Stony Plain Flyers with a 5-2 home-ice win Friday night but fell by the same margin on the road Monday evening. The respective wins leave both clubs evenly matched in the best-of-five series.
A 6-3 defeat at the hands of the Bonnyville Pontiacs brought the Morinville Senior AA Kings 2016-2017 Playoffs season to a close. Saturday night's loss was the King's third in a row in the best-or-five series.
The Morinville Jets beat the visiting Edmonton Mustangs 9-6 Tuesday night to finish the Capital Junior Hockey League regular season in first place in the West Division with 58 points, the highest regular season tally in Jets history.
Basketball for all ages is happening in Morinville. The Morinville Youth Basketball Association are currently run programs for ages 6 to 8 on up to an adult drop-in program at MCHS.
Morinville Youth Basketball Association President James Bedford told Morinville News the new Mighty Mites program, which started in mid-January, is a free camp running from now until June.