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Morinville seniors support athletes

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Local seniors are knitting their way into the hearts of the athletes competing in the 2012 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games to be held in St. Albert and Jasper Feb.28 to March 3. “It is their way of being involved, of being active in the community,” said Mary Benson, Program Coordinator, Heritage Lodge… […]

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All-Stars ready to rock

By Monday Morning News Staff

Morinville – The Ray McDonald Sports Centre will be the barn in which this season’s Capital Junior Hockey League (CJHL) All-Star games will be played. This year will see two games of the best the CJHL has to offer hitting Morinville Jan. 7… […]

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Jets end 2011 tied for fourth place in CJHL

Morinville – The Jets ended the 2011 calendar year Dec. 18 with a 3-2 loss against the St. Albert Merchants. The road loss follows on the heels of a 6-2 victory over the visiting Strathcona Bruins Dec. 16. The two points earned over the final hockey weekend of the year helped keep the Jets in the Capital Junior Hockey League’s West Division top slot… […]

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String of losses drops Jets position in CJHL

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – With three losses in four outings and their only victory decided in a shootout, the Morinville Jets have had a tough go in the first half of December. Wednesday night’s 4-2 loss to the North Edmonton Red Wings was the clubs second defeat at the Red Wings’ hands in as many outings… […]

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Jets win in shootout

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Dalen Paul and Tyler Nault carried the Jets to their first victory in three outings Sunday night. Nault’s contribution came with 10:43 left in the third period when he brought the game to a 2-2 tie with the visiting Edmonton Mustangs. Paul’s contribution came when he was the only one to ripple the mesh during a shootout… […]

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Jets play final games of year next week

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Jets play their final two games of the 2011 calendar year next week and will enter 2012 with just 12 games left in the season. The past couple of games notwithstanding, the club has done phenomenally well this season. Two thirds of the way through their 38-game season, the Jets hold strongly to first place in the West Division pecking order and have earned a … […]

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Jets fall to Merchants at home

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A flat start put the Morinville Jets on the low side of a 3-0 first period Dec. 4, a situation the club was not able to rise far enough above to make the evening count. The Jets were defeated 3-1 by the visiting St. Albert Merchants who moved a little closer to the Jets in season points… […]

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Jets shut out Warriors

By MorinvilleNews.com staff

Edmonton – Eskimo Dennis finally got the shutout he had been predicting all season when the Morinville Jets humiliated the Beverly Warriors (13-6-1) with a 3-0 shutout in their own barn… […]

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Jets fall to Flyers in shootout

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Jets gave the Stony Plain Flyers their first victory of the season Sunday night. After pummelling the Edmonton Royals 11-2 midweek, the Jets were unable to repeat the magic against a team who had until Sunday night only succeeded in obtaining one point in 18 outings this season. The jets were defeated 3-2 in a shootout that went to the fourth shooter… […]

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Jets defeat Chiefs

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Morinville Jets built from a solid first period Sunday night to defeat the visiting Beaumont Chiefs 4-2. The majority of Jets’ goals were scored in the first period, including a short-handed contribution from Brady McCorriston. The Jets pulled ahead from their first period 3-1 lead to gain one and let one past in the remaining two frames… […]

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Coach’s corner: A disciplined approach to winning

By Scott Rodda

This seasons’ Jets cannot be accused of not being engaged or passionate about the game and, in fact, one could argue their passion and level of intensity at times has put them in less than ideal circumstances on the ice. Although one of the least penalized teams, the entire coaching staff and the players themselves recognize that discipline… […]