The St. Albert Nordic Ski Club hosts its annual Family Day Fun Loppet on Monday at Kingswood Park.
Along with a number of short races, there will be numerous fun activities, Olympic-themed games and Nordic challenges for the kids.
On-site registration begins at 10:30 a.m., with races and activities to begin at noon. The first race is the 400 metres, followed by distances of 1.25 km, 2.5 km, 3.75 km and 5 km at 12:15 p.m.
Entry fee is $7.50 per person or a family fee of $17.50.
For more information, visit www.stanski.ca
The St. Albert Skyhawks’ eight–game undefeated streak in metro Edmonton premier women’s basketball is on the line tonight, when the second-ranked 3A team in Alberta plays the Salisbury Sabres (2-7). Tipoff is 6:15 at Sherwood Park.
The loss was only the third in 21 games (league and tournaments combined) for the Skyhawks and their first defeat since Dec. 12, a 62-60 setback against the O’Leary Spartans in the third-place playoff at the REB Invitational at Jasper Place.
The St. Albert junior A Element ringette team was victorious last weekend in tournament action at Gloucester, Ont.
In the final against the host Gloucester team, Chrystal Law scored at 9:27 of the first overtime period to win it 2-1. Eliza Leitch tied it up late in regulation time. Shereen Kuehn and Allison Leonard assisted on both the tying and winning goals.
In the round robin the Element finished 3-1. The only loss was 3-1 to Gloucester. Wins were 11-2 over a bus-weary Nova Scotia team, 9-0 against Montreal and 3-2 against Timmins, Ont. The Element advanced to the final with another win over Timmins.
The Element also squeezed in exhibition games against West Ottawa (7-6 loss) and Nepean (6-6 tie) at the home rink of the Ottawa Senators.
Meanwhile, the provincial playdowns start Monday for the Element.