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Jets drop fourth straight game

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – It was a solemn mood in the Jets’ dressing room after Sunday afternoon’s 3-2 defeat at the hands of the Strathcona Bruins. The Jets have lost their last four contests – their last victory was on Oct. 1 when the club pulled away from a 5-0 deficit to defeat the St. Albert Merchants 6-5.

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Jets drop below .500 hockey

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Friday night’s home game loss to the Edmonton Royals, the top-ranked team in the CJHL’s East Division, gave the Jets their third consecutive defeat and pushed the team below .500 hockey. The Jets began their losing streak Oct. 3 with a 6-5 home-ice loss to the North Edmonton Red Wings and followed … […]

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Warriors defeated in home opener

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – It’s been a disappointing start to the 2010-2011 hockey season for the Morinville Warriors so far this month. Their original home opener against the Leduc Roughnecks set for Oct. 1 was cancelled due to a lack of referees and Saturday night’s home ice game … […]

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Titans have lots to cheer about this season

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Although Friday night’s 5-5 tie with the RCAC River Men may have been nothing for Morinville Titans fans to get too excited about, the team certainly has plenty to cheer about this year. The club opened the Noralta Junior Hockey League season with a 6-4 victory over the Ice Oct. 3 (the team’s first victory over the Edmonton club since 2002) and added another point to their tally … […]

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CJHL Standings heading into the weekend

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Heading into the Thanksgiving long weekend, teams in the CJHL’s west and east divisions have six games under their skates so far this season.

The Morinville Jets have pulled away from a slow season start to leading the league in goals. The Junior B … […]

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Love of the game keeps Mayor playing softball

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Gibbons – Being 71 hasn’t slowed Gibbons Mayor Bill Nimmo down in his desire to hold public office or his desire to play ball. And although the ten-term politician had no competitors during this municipal election cycle, he’ll be facing plenty of them south of the border in a softball tournament. […]

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Morinville Jets bounce back in weekend contests

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – It was a mixed bag for the Jets (2-2-1) this weekend. The Junior B club trailed behind their opponent in both Friday night’s and Sunday afternoon’s contests, rapidly closing the gap in both games. However, the magic of Friday night’s 6-5 victory over the St. Albert Merchants was not to be repeated Sunday afternoon … […]

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MCHS Boys take medal at golf provincials for first time

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – After hosting a zone golf tournament at Cardiff Sept. 20, during which the school’s four-man team placed in the top six, the MCHS Boys went on to win the silver medal in golf provincials held Sept. 27 in Carstairs and Sept. 28 in Olds … […]

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Morinville Jets earn four-point weekend

Reading Time: 4 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After a dismal opening weekend, the Morinville Jets redeemed themselves with back to back victories over the Sept. 24 weekend. The club started out Friday night with a 10-1 victory over the (1-3-0) Stony Plain Flyers and added another two points to their tally with an 8-2 victory over the 0-3-0 Edmonton Mustangs Sunday afternoon … […]

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CJHL Standings one week in

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – A week into the Capital Junior hockey League season has all 14 clubs with two games under their belts.
The Morinville Jets have been high in penalty minutes (47) thus far but low in points.
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Titans’ exhibition game prompts further cuts

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Gibbons – Saturday night’s Noralta Junior C exhibition game between the Morinville Titans and Gibbons Broncos wasn’t so much a contest between two rival towns’ hockey teams as it was a contest between Titan hopefuls … […]

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Jets earn one point over opening weekend

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Jets opened the Capital Junior Hockey League season with a pair of losses Sept. 17 and 19, their only point coming Friday night after losing 5-4 to the Leduc Schwab Riggers in a shoot out … […]