| Posted: Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 06:00 am
Slash at home
Tonight the St. Albert Slash host the Spruce Grove Saints in the Alberta Major Midget Female Hockey League.
Faceoff is 8:30 p.m. at Northstar Hyundai Arena.
The Slash are 2-6-1 after Saturdayís 3-1 win against the Saints (2-2-4) in Spruce Grove.
The Lions Western Canadian Challenge serves up its 19th annual high school volleyball tournament Thursday at 1 p.m. in St. Albert and Morinville.
The venues for the 198-match draw are the Morinville Community, Bellerose Composite and St. Albert Catholic high schools and the Georges H. Primeau and Notre Dame schools in Morinville.
Twenty-four menís and 24 womenís teams will compete for medals. Local teams are the Bellerose Bulldogs, St. Albert Skyhawks, Sturgeon Spirits and the tournament host Morinville Wolves.
Tournaments of equal size in Canada include the Super Mega Volleyball at Maidstone, Sask., Big Spike at Shaftesbury High School in Winnipeg and Panther Invitational at Spruce Grove.
The Barrhead Gryphons are back to defend their womenís title and a new menís champion will be crowned with the Edmonton Christian Lions not returning.
The top two finishers in the four menís and four womenís pools advance to the round of 16. The winners qualify for the quarter-finals and the losers move into the consolation bracket.
The remaining four teams in all the pools will compete for spots in the round of 16 and the consolation side.
Saturdayís playoffs start at 8 a.m. In the medal round, Bellerose hosts the womenís semifinals at 5:30 p.m., the third-place match at 7 p.m. and the final at 8 p.m. Morinville is the site for the menís semifinals at 5:30 p.m., the third-place match at 7 p.m. and the final at 8 p.m.
The consolation finals are 7 p.m. at St. Albert Catholic for the men and Primeau for the women.
Visit www.mchs.gsacrd.ab.ca for the tournament website.
ICTF World Cup
The International Chang-Ho Taekwon-Do Federation of Canadaís 10th annual World Cup is coming to Northstar Hyundai Arena this weekend.
The international event will feature more than 600 competitors performing individual patterns and sparring in all belt levels.
Teams of five black belts will also compete in sparring divisions.
Friday night consists of red and black belt patterns. Saturdayís all-colour belt competitions start at 9 a.m., followed by black-belt individual and team sparring.