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Wrestling show promises to be event of the summer

By Étienne Thevou

Morinville – There will be plenty of action bouncing off the ropes this August when Force Pro wrestling comes to town with an evening of high-energy sports entertainment. A Show of Force, will take place at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Aug. 20 and promises two-hours of high-flying wrestling action from more than a dozen performers. While many of the names will be familiar to followers of Alberta’s pro wrestling scene, the banner under which they are assembled is new… […]

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Cardiff woman on the run to great health

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – On a hot summer’s evening, a bit of a breeze in the air to further keep the mosquitoes at bay, a Cardiff woman does several laps of the Morinville Fish and Game Club pond. By her side is an overweight neophyte runner learning the ropes from the more seasoned practitioner. But for Calli Stromner, who took up running last year, there is a great willingness to get someone else into the sport because she knows the benefits of running and the steps that got her to where she is today… […]

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Local golfers off to championship

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Three MCHS students are off to Drayton Valley Tuesday to compete in the Frank Lindsay Alberta Junior Boys Championship taking place July 5 – 8 at the Drayton Valley Golf Club… […]

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Hamster races a real drag

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Downtown Morinville is the place for hot motor sport action this weekend. Flags will drop and wheels will burn when the first Noah’s Ark Pets and Supplies Hamster Race burns down the track during this weekend’s St. Jean Baptiste Festival… […]

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Roadrunners ready to rock the court this fall

By Dave Foe

Morinville – After a highly successful season that included provincial victory, the Morinville Road Runners are looking to come back to the courts with even more enthusiastic basketball players. A registration night was held June 14 at Vanier School, but will continue on towards basketball start up this fall… […]

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Wolves head to track provincials this weekend

By Terry Maslyk

Morinville – It has been a few years since the Wolves dominated the track scene in North Central action, but the 2011 MCHS track team has brought the zone banner back to MCHS to hang proudly in the rafters. It truly was a team effort with excellent individual performances and a strong showing in the team relays that capped off a close win over our rivals from RF Staples-Westlock and Barrhead… […]

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Sturgeon teachers pitch in for mental health

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – They’ve donned superhero costumes to play dodge ball, put on silly hats of all sorts to parade the halls of Namao School during a school day, but May 27 was an opportunity for Sturgeon School Division teachers and their guests to get together for something a little less flamboyant – a night of softball… […]

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Duathlon coming to Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Easter weekend will see the return of the Iron Warriors Foundation for their second annual fundraising duathlon in Morinville. The Ice Breaker Duathlon will take place Apr. 23 at the Ray McDonald Sport Centre, combining two 2.5-kilometre runs bookending a 15-km bike ride… […]