The Men’s Bonspiel was on over the weekend at the Curling Club. There were 27 teams this year, an increase of about 15 over last year’s tournament.
It was a gold medal win for the MCHS Wolves Junior Boys Basketball team at the HRH Rebels Jr. Classic Basketball Tournament 2019, January 25-26 in Edson.
Our thanks to Natalie Meade for the photo.
The Sturgeon Midget AA Sting w0n the Lethbridge tournament 5-4 over Olds Grizzlies. Congratulations. – Submitted photo
4 THE LOVE OF THE GAME
The 22nd Annual Dennis Blair Borduzak Memorial Tournament is taking place from Jan. 24-27 in the Morinville and Legal arenas.
For the past 22 years the Sturgeon Hockey Club has organized the “4 the love of the Game” tournament as a dedication to the memory of a young player who passed away June 15 1989, at the age of 8 years following his first year of Novice Hockey.
With 25 teams competing across 6 Divisions a total of 33 games were be played.
KINGS TAKE GAME ONE, LOSE GAME TWO IN OT
After a strong 5-1 win to open playoffs Saturday night at home, the Kings fell 4-3 in overtime on the road Sunday night to set the opening best-of-five round at a game apiece.
Game three will be played in Morinville Saturday night at 8:30 p.m.
Big 4-3 OT win against Morinville tonight!
Jets 1 for two over the weekend
It was a tough one for the Jets Friday night with a 5-0 loss to Beaumont. There was only six minute in penalties on both sides, but Beaumont made two of them count with power-play goals. The Jets were out-chanced 31-24.
The club hit the ice Sunday against the Merchants looking to win. After trailing 3-1 at the end of the first, the Jets brought it to a 3-3 tie to end the second. But the real action was in the third when the Jets pocketed another five goals to end the game 8-4.
Sunday saw the Jets outshooting the Merchants 41-37.
The Jets play the Warriors Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m. at home, follow it Feb. 5 with an 8:30 p.m. home game against the Strathcona Bruins, and end the regular season Feb. 10 with a 7:30 home game against the Edmonton Mustangs.