Morinville Sports Shorts

Seniors’ Funspiel

Sixteen teams took to the ice on the weekend for the two-day Morinville Seniors Funspiel at the Morinville Curling Club. Teams from Sturgeon County, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, St. Albert and Legal played for fun, trophies and prizes Saturday and Sunday, then concluded the event with a supper banquet.

Above: Team members – third position Bob Jennings, lead Edith Lander and skip Forest Robinson sweeping in the rock on ice four Saturday morning at the Morinville Curling Club. They were playing against the Leo Falls team. Teams played all day Saturday and Sunday and followed the fnspiel with awards and prizes prior to a supper banquet on Sunday.

Below: Team members Norm Houle and Norma Forsyth leading the rock towards their third, Ernie Bokenfohr, on Saturday morning.

– Lucie Roy Photos



roller derby
Rolling in dough
RV City Morinville presented the Sturgeon County Junior Roller Derby Asscoiation with a cheque for $1000, monies that will be used for new Team Jerseys. In addition to the jersey sponsorship, the local business also made bumper stickers for the group.

The SCJRDA practice Wednesday and Sundays at Morinville Public School. For more information call 780-995-5389.
– Submitted Photo


Atom A take silver

It was a silver finish for the Sturgeon Hockey Club Atom A Mustangs in the Frozen 6 Tournament over the weekend.

After working their way to the gold-medal game, the Mustangs fell 9-3 in the final game to the Stony Plain Predators.

Dominique Cyr celebrates the Sturgeon Atom A Mustangs second goal in the first period.

Below: The team moves in to confront a Stony player.

– Stephen Dafoe Photos


Kings win on the road

The Morinville Kings travelled to Slave Lake Sunday afternoon to take on the Winterhawks in their second matchup of the season. The Kings emerged from that outing with a 12-1 victory, their second win against the struggling club.

Just as they had in their 6-3 win over Slave Lake Oct. 17, Morinville once again won the game by a good margin, building from a 3-1 lead after 20 to a 9-1 lead after two periods. Another three goals in the final frame gave the Kings an 11-goal margin.

The Kings take to the road Friday night to face the Rocky Rams at 8 p.m., and head to Westlock a week later to face the Warriors once again. Game time is 8:30 p.m. at the Westlock Rotart Spirit Centre.

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