Sports Extra coverage includes St. Albert Women’s Soccer League semifinals, golf tournament in support of St. Albert Special Olympics and senior B national lacrosse champion St. Albert Miners go golfing


SAWSL playoffs

The St. Albert Women’s Soccer League semifinals kick-off Sunday at Forest Park field.

The division one pairings are Mavericks 09 (12-0) versus Kickers (7-5) and Morinville Ladies (6-5-1) versus Titans (5-6-1). Game times are 4:30 p.m.

The division two matches, Devils (8-4) versus Gini’s (2-9-2) and St. Albert Blaze (3-9) versus Mavericks 95 (2-7-2), start at 6:30 p.m.

The division finals are Sept. 17 at 5 p.m. at a field to be determined.

Last year’s division one playoff cup for Mavericks 09 was the third in a row and fourth in five years.

The Devils were crowned the division two champions.

Last weekend Maverick 09 won bronze at the Alberta Soccer Association Tier III championship in Calgary and the medal was the fourth in six years at provincials after silver last year and gold in 2014 in Tier III and Tier IV bronze in 2012.

Special Olympics

St. Albert Sport and Rec hosts its first annual golf tournament in support of St. Albert Special Olympics on Sept. 23 at Goose Hummock Golf Resort.

The entry fee is $125 per person for 18 holes of golf, power cart, use of the driving range, steak dinner and prizes.

The event includes on-course contests and 50/50 draw.

Start time is 9 a.m.

To register as an individual or team, or to assist with sponsorship, contact Mary Burch at or 780-242-7986.

Miners go golfing

Interested in golfing with the senior B national champion St. Albert Miners?

The winners of consecutive senior B lacrosse Presidents’ Cups tee it up Sept. 23 at Cardiff Golf & Country Club at 12:30 p.m.

Registration is $130 per person for the 18-hole tournament and the deadline to enter is Friday.

The cost includes power cart, driving range, steak dinner and prizes.

Visit to register.

For more information, contact captain Jordan Cornfield at or 587-988-0872.


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Jeff Hansen

Jeff Hansen joined the St. Albert Gazette in 1991. He writes about sports, athletes and teams from St. Albert and area.