Morinville Sports

Morinville Sports

Local sports coverage.

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Sturgeon County – Professional bull riders from around the world gathered at the Sturgeon Agriplex Aug. 14 for the 8th Annual Tearin’ Up The Turf event, more than four hours of on the edge of your seat excitement that drew a capacity crowd once again this year. ARTICLE CONTAINS VIDEO SEGMENT AND PHOTO GALLERY

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – When it comes to hockey games, there have been some real dogs played in the Ray McDonald Sports Centre. But with the ice out for other off-season activities, the local arena offered a venue for some real dogs last weekend, and extremely talented ones at that. ARTICLE CONTAINS VIDEO FOOTAGE

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – With the Morinville Jets fall camp just a month away, the club will be keeping its eyes open for those players who will give the Jets a successful season. But one local financial institution is looking to ready some of those players for a successful future outside of hockey. Servus Credit Union in downtown Morinville has just made a three-year commitment to provide two annual $500 scholarships to Morinville Jets players, an award that will begin retroactively with the 2009-2010 season.

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Photos by Stephen Dafoe Morinville - The June 14 contest between the Morinville 2 and Fort Saskatchewan 2 U12 boys teams was a stark contrast from the end result of their first match early in the season. After being defeated 7-0 in their first outing, Morinville bounced back this time around to tie it up 1-1 three quarters of the way through the game.