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Derby adds variety to Gibbons Pioneer Days

The Sturgeon County Junior Roller Derby Association was excited about holding their first junior invitational after two years in the sport. Junior skaters were invited to join SCJRDA for a double header Invitational that mixed Level 1 and 2 skaters in the first bout, followed by the harder-hitting Level 3s. The event was hosted by the Town of Gibbons Saturday, coinciding with the community’s Annual Pioneer Days Town Festival. […]

Morinville Sports

Sport Shorts

Congratulations to the 2015 Peewee Mets – Gold Medal League winners for this season. Their final game was a 15-8 win over the St Albert Dodgers. We are told it was a great season for these kids, and with a 12-1-1 league record and a Gold Medal win at the NEZ tournament in Edmonton as well, we can’t see how it could be anything but a great season. […]

Morinville Sports

Roller derby rolling strong

The Sturgeon County Junior Roller Derby Association will have their first bout of the season in Airdrie this weekend. A black and white scrimmage in Holden later this month and a major junior invitational event in Gibbons later this summer are evidence the association is rolling strong.
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Morinville News

Youth roller derby offers alternative

by Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – An alternative to traditional sports is being offered in Sturgeon County arenas this spring and summer. The Sturgeon County Junior Roller Derby Association is open to girls between the ages of 7 and 17. The association is conducting practices two nights a week: Wednesday’s at the Morinville arena and Fridays at the arena in Bon Accord… […]