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Athletes eligible for $500 for training

KidSport Alberta’s Elite Performance Grant application process has opened. Under the program, eligible athletes could receive $500 for training. The grant is sponsored by Encana and the Tara Sloan Memorial Foundation.

The KidSport Elite Performance Grant was created to provide financial assistance to Alberta athletes recognized at a provincial or national team level from low-income families. […]

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MCHS recognizes its athletic excellence

Morinville Community High School held their Blue and White Sports Awards ceremony June 9, an annual recognition of the school’s top athletic achievers. The event, held in the Morinville Community Cultural Centre auditorium, saw roughly 70 awards being presented to students who have participated in a variety of sport offerings during the year. … […]

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Free program to tackle physical literacy

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Parents, coaches, teachers and early childhood educators are being invited to take part in a free 90-minute workshop Nov. 12 to help them incorporate physical literacy and fundamental movement skills into their work. The program takes place at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is part of the Canadian Sport for Life movement, an initiative to make sport better through long-term athlete development and the encouragement of healthy lifestyles… […]

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Morinville – a community on the run

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Whether inside or outside, on the sidewalk or on the trail – Morinville residents like to run. With warmer days upon us and streets swept and cleaned, residents can be seen jogging and running throughout the community to keep fit or to get fit… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Coach’s Corner with Scott Rodda

By Scott Rodda, Morinville Jets Head Coach

Almost one third into the season, now’s a good time to weigh in on how the Jets season is progressing to date. Overall the coaching staff is pleased with the results, particularly with the low goals against average which is one of the best in the league. The attention being shown by our club defensively is awesome and certainly our goaltending is a huge part of that. Both [Mike] Saunders and [Brad] Miller have been very solid between the pipes… […]