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Champion champions local champions

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – The Morinville Road Runners program has gone from strength to strength in recent years, growing from a handful of basketball players to more than 100 players this past season. Along the road, the Road Runners’ Midget Girls have accumulated three consecutive City and Provincial Championships and won more than 60 consecutive games… […]

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Morinville News Makers and Shakers: Serge Froment

By Stephen Dafoe

When the ball of credit is being dribbled and passed around, it is never about Serge Froment – at least when Froment is talking about his Morinville Road Runners. It’s always about the girls, the boys, the coaches, the league, the community that supports them, and the great opportunity the game of basketball offers youth… […]

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Morinville Road Runners are three time champions

By Serge Froment

Morinville – The Morinville Youth Basketball Association sent three teams to Youth Provincials this past weekend. The Mini Boys, coached by Jody Hessel, and the Bantam Girls, coached by Serge Froment, represented Morinville at the games. Both teams enjoyed their first visit to provincials knowing there are many more to come…. […]

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Morinville Sports Shorts

By Morinville News Staff

St. Albert – The Morinville Roadrunners Midget Girls basketball team honoured their coach during a game in St Albert Saturday. The player’s all wore pink socks during a weekend game in memory of coach Serge Froment’s mother who passed away from cancer a few months ago… […]

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Basketball alive and well in Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Road Runners are about to launch another season of basketball, this time with more teams and players than ever before. After eight years of operation, the organization boasts more than 100 players and eight teams, all competing in the Edmonton Youth Basketball Association.

Road Runners founder and coach Serge Froment said … […]

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Midget Road Runners end season undefeated

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – It was an undefeated season for the Morinville Road Runners Midget Girls team this season. The fourteen girls from Morinville and Sturgeon County began the Edmonton Youth Basketball season back in October and ran through 15 straight wins… […]

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Sports Shorts

Basketball coach Serge Froment demonstrates some skills for his players Sunday night. The evening’s practice at MCHS drew together all Morinville players for a 90-minute group practice… […]

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Roadrunners ready to rock the court this fall

By Dave Foe

Morinville – After a highly successful season that included provincial victory, the Morinville Road Runners are looking to come back to the courts with even more enthusiastic basketball players. A registration night was held June 14 at Vanier School, but will continue on towards basketball start up this fall… […]

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Morinville Road Runners provincial champions

Morinville – The final steps of a long season were paved in gold for the Morinville Road Runners Bantam Girls. The 10 young ladies (11-12 years old) completed a Cinderella-like season on Saturday in Calgary by winning four games by a combined score of 195-96 and coming home with provincial gold medals dangling from their necks… […]

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Morinville Round Up

Library in a plain brown wrapper

Morinville Public Library Manager Isabelle Cramp shields her eyes from the banned books held by librarians April Heppleston (left) and Pearl Lavallée (right). […]

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Morinville Road Runners off to provincials

By Morinvillenews.com Staff

Morinville – After five years of rumbling up and down the court throughout the Edmonton area, the Morinville Road Runners will be sending a team to provincials. The 11 bantam aged girls (11-12 years old) have qualified for provincials to be hosted in Calgary Mar. 18-19. The girls are currently the top- rated team in the Edmonton area with … […]