Residents had yet another opportunity to share their vision for the Town's rec centre project with Council last week. Morinville residents and rec stakeholder groups met with Councillors, the Mayor, and Architecture Tkalcic Bengert (ATB) — the Town's contractor — Oct. 28 to hash out community expectations for the project.
Six was the magic number for the Jets over two games Friday and Sunday. The Jets pulled off a 6-1 win on the road Friday night against the Spruce Grove Regals and capped it with a 6-3 win over th visiting Strathcona Bruins Sunday night. The back-to-back wins broke a four-game losing streak for the Jets and elevate their record to 6-7-0 this season.
The Junior B Jets and Senior AA Kings took to the ice over the weekend with minimal results.
The Jets were first to hit the ice over the weekend, taking to the road to face the Stony Plain Flyers. After 60 minutes of ice time, the Jets brought home their third straight loss, this one a 5-3 deficit. Both clubs were scoreless in the opening frame Friday night, and the Flyers built their win with 3-2 and 2-1 ratios in the second and third period.
It was a double row of Wolves receiving gold medals Saturday night after a two-day home court tournament. Both the MCHS Junior Boys and Girls teams were victorious in the gold-medal finals, played simultaneously in the school’s gymnasium.
The Morinville Jets hit the ice twice over their weekend but were unable to pick up any points for their troubles. After a 6-2 loss to the Merchants on the road Friday night, the Jets fell 5-2 Sunday night to the visiting Edmonton Mustangs.
The Morinville Kings opened the 2015-2016 North Central Hockey League Season with a 5-4 win over the visiting Drayton Valley Wildcats. The home opener was a big win for the Kings. Prior to their one-year hiatus last year, the Kings had never been able to beat the Wildcats, and Saturday night’s contest saw the Kings edging them out by a goal.
With a roster featuring many new names and facing a challengingly compressed schedule, the men’s team from Edmonton went back to back at the CAF National Soccer Championship at CFB Borden from September 18-21.
The Morinville Jets fell 5-3 to the Beverly Warriors on the road Wednesday night, giving the club their second loss in a row and a 2-2-0 record this season.
Penalties seemed to cost the Jets dearly in the Sept. 30 game. Three of the Warriors five goals were scored on the power play.
Tyler Edwothy returned to Morinville last week with a silver medal in Jiu-Jitsu. The local athlete took part in the World Masters Tournament hosted by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) in Las Vegas Sept. 25 and 26.