Morinville Sports Shorts

Students remember Canadian athlete

Photos by Lucie Roy

Morinville schools honoured the legacy of Terry Fox last week by participating in the Terry Fox Run. Here are some pictorial highlights of the events.

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A Morinville Public Elementary School student looks at the wall of donations for the Terry Fox fundraiser Thursday afternoon. More than $600 was raised.

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MPES students Alexin Black and Taebren Gordon just completed the first lap around the field and were greeted by principal Wayne Rufiange.

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Students, staff, teachers, and parents participated in the Terry Fox Run held at Ecole Notre Dame School Elementary School on Sept. 24. Phys Ed teacher Tina McKinnon said this year was the sixth year for the school’s contribution to the Fox Foundation and estimated the schools donation to be about $500.

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G.H. Primeau student Brooke Froment adds her Terry Fox sticker to the Marathon of Hope GHP banner after the school’s 2.68-km walk or run event held Sept. 25.

Jets 0 for 2 over the weekend

After taking back-to-back victories on opening weekend, the Morinville Jets lost both of their games over the weekend.

The Jets were defeated 6-4 by the Fort Saskatchewan Hawks Friday night and took a 6-2 pounding from the Stony Plain Flyers at home Sunday night, a game where all the Flyers’ goals were scored on the power play.

The club takes to the road this week for a Friday game against the Beaumont Chiefs, then returns to home ice for a Tuesday night contest against the Edmonton Mustangs Oct. 8. Game time is 8:30 p.m. at the Ray McDonald Sports Centre.

MCHS celebrates golf champion

Submitted by Kent Lessard
Physical Education Department Head

Colby Auigbelle represented the Morinville Community High School at the Alberta Schools Athletic Association (ASAA) High School Provincial Golf tournament.

Colby placed third at the North Central Zone Championships, qualifying him for the ASAA Provincial Tournament in Strathmore.

Colby golfed an 82 on both days to finish with a 164 total. He placed 47th out of the best 118 golfers in the province.

Way to go Colby!

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