Sports Hockey

The Carman Beavers took on the Portage Islanders on home ice Nov. 7. (EMILY DISTEFANO)

Beavers start on a winning streak

The Carman Beavers have started their SEMHL regular season with a pair of wins against the two teams who ranked ahead of them at the end of last season’s playoffs.

2017 Esso Cup Chair Clare Agnew. (JOEL NICKEL/Morden Times)

Esso Cup a financial success

Final financial numbers for the 2017 Esso Cup show the event was a massive success. In a press release issued July 21, the host committee reported a profit of $57,000, all of which will flow into the community. The committee had budgeted to break even before a single ticket was sold.

Erin Doherty of Morden is one of three graduating players of the Pembina Valley Female Hawks AAA team to earn an Esso Cup 2017 Legacy Scholarship.

Esso Cup scholarships presented

The success of the 2017 Esso Cup in Morden continues to benefit local hockey players today. Scholarship Committee Chair Darcie Reimer announced the presentation of three Esso Cup 2017 Legacy Fund scholarships to local female hockey players as they pursue their careers.