More than 100 residents and their children took to the ice at the ray McDonald Sports Centre Sunday afternoon for the final major Hockeyville event before the Top 10 finalists are announced Mar. 14 during Hockey Night in Canada.
The Morinville Kings playoff season came to a close Sunday night after a 6-5 loss to the Devon Barons.
The Kings entered game five of a best-of-five series Sunday night needing the win. Tied at two games a piece, both teams came prepared to play for the win.
The 23rd Annual Morinville Fish and Game Association (MFGA) Brag Night and Wild Game Supper was held Saturday at the cultural centre. The sold out event featured awards presentations for adults and youth, a live and silent auction and a variety of raffles.
Hockey is not just a pastime for a Sturgeon County family; it's a way of life. Norm Meunier and his son Ray spend a lot of their time working on the full-sized hockey rink they built on their farm between Morinville and Legal. Ice, boards, scoreboard, and a working Zamboni are all part of the package.
The Morinville Jets are 0-2 after back-to-back losses over the weekend. The Jets fell 4-2 to the North Edmonton Red Wings on the road Friday night and dropped an 6-2 decision to the club on home ice Sunday night.
The Morinville Public School Parent Fundraising Association are hoping people will walk or run to their next fundraiser, a 5 kilometre run/walk in aid of their efforts to build a school and community playground.