BC Minor Hockey

Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association president Mike Rispin was this year’s recipient of the association’s lifetime achievement award. (Photo submitted)

WLMHA president gets lifetime achievement award

Rispin began volunteering in 2008 when his son, Derek, started playing hockey

 

A volunteer with the Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association for the past 12 years and its current president, Mike Rispin moved to the lakecity in 1991. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

OUR HOMETOWN: Rispin skates through pandemic at helm of minor hockey

“I never did plan on staying here, but I liked the outdoor activities,” Rispin said.

 

Williams Lake U15 Timberwolves player Blake Pigeon looks to get loose from a Prince George U15 Cougars defender Saturday during a 5-3 Williams Lake win: the first of two games at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Later in the afternoon, the T-wolves took a second win, 6-3, improving their regular season record to a perfect 6-0. The four-team North Central District league features Williams Lake, Prince George, Quesnel and Fort St. John. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake U15 T-wolves improve to 6-0 with back-to-back wins over Cougars

The North Central District houses four teams: Williams Lake, Quesnel, Fort St. John, Prince George

 

As of Oct. 17, following an issue from provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry warning sports arenas to be more careful, mandatory masks will be required from Fridays through Sundays when visiting teams are scheduled to play at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)
As of Oct. 17, following an issue from provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry warning sports arenas to be more careful, mandatory masks will be required from Fridays through Sundays when visiting teams are scheduled to play at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)
Williams Lake’s Pyper Alexander (from left), Brette Kerley, Keira Vermeulen and Rachel Loewen are suiting up for the Prince George-based Northern Capitals of the BC Major Female Midget AAA League. (Photo submitted)

Lakecity girls suiting up for Prince George’s Northern Capitals for 2020/21 season

Brette Kerley, Pyper Alexander, Rachel Loewen and Keira Vermeulen are in P.G.

Williams Lake’s Pyper Alexander (from left), Brette Kerley, Keira Vermeulen and Rachel Loewen are suiting up for the Prince George-based Northern Capitals of the BC Major Female Midget AAA League. (Photo submitted)
After wrapping up its season in March of 2020, the Williams Lake Timberwolves U18 Female ‘A’ team awarded individual players for their efforts and achievements throughout the season. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake U18 female ‘A’ season wraps up on heels of new year

Tryouts for the new season start in early September under new head coach, Grant Gustafson

After wrapping up its season in March of 2020, the Williams Lake Timberwolves U18 Female ‘A’ team awarded individual players for their efforts and achievements throughout the season. (Photo submitted)
Theresa Hodson Phillips (right) with Kat Johnson and Danielle Dube during a Canucks Alumni game held in Smithers in February this year. (Submitted photo)

Minor hockey coach sets up virtual meeting with Olympians to keep players engaged

Rebecca Johnson will be interacting with B.C.’s minor hockey players on June 25.

Theresa Hodson Phillips (right) with Kat Johnson and Danielle Dube during a Canucks Alumni game held in Smithers in February this year. (Submitted photo)
Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)

NHL return unlikely to affect minor hockey in B.C.: officials

Minor sports remain part of Phase 4 of Restart Plan

Minor hockey is unlikely to be rushed back into action, even if Vancouver is picked as a hub city for the NHL playoffs. (BLACK PRESS file photo)
BC Hockey and the Vancouver Canucks are encouraging stick taps for health care workers every night at 7 p.m. (Facebook page)

BC Hockey and Vancouver Canucks encourage stick tapping to honour frontline health care workers

Families are encouraged to video themselves tapping their sticks at 7 p.m. and post to social media

BC Hockey and the Vancouver Canucks are encouraging stick taps for health care workers every night at 7 p.m. (Facebook page)
In the WLMHA’s midget division Ty Robertson (from left), most sportsmanlike, Logan Rhodes, most improved, Aiden Herrling, most valuable and goaltender Carson Fisher, most inspirational, Darrel Ford Trophy, received accolades. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune photos)

Players, volunteers recognized for achievements, hard work at annual WLMHA award banquets

During the awards banquets, players, parents, coaches and volunteers were thanked and congratulated

In the WLMHA’s midget division Ty Robertson (from left), most sportsmanlike, Logan Rhodes, most improved, Aiden Herrling, most valuable and goaltender Carson Fisher, most inspirational, Darrel Ford Trophy, received accolades. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune photos)
International Women’s Day: Cassie Hogman shares love of hockey with girls in WLMHA

International Women’s Day: Cassie Hogman shares love of hockey with girls in WLMHA

It is the second year Hogman has served as an assistant coach

International Women’s Day: Cassie Hogman shares love of hockey with girls in WLMHA
Williams Lake Timberwolf Griffin Carmont fights to keep the puck away from two Prince George Cougars on Saturday, Feb. 22. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Peewee Tier 2 Timberwolves heading for provincials

After two tough back to back games against Prince George, Williams Lake came out on top

Williams Lake Timberwolf Griffin Carmont fights to keep the puck away from two Prince George Cougars on Saturday, Feb. 22. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Young female Williams Lake hockey players grow Canada’s game through mentorship

Young female Williams Lake hockey players grow Canada’s game through mentorship

Peewee Female Timberwolves mentor Novice house players

  • Feb 21, 2020
Young female Williams Lake hockey players grow Canada’s game through mentorship
Williams Lake Midget Tier 2 Timberwolves assistant coach Cody Call (back from left), Curtis Roorda, Nick Wright, Malakai Andy, head coach Roy Call, Pacey Boomer, Ryan Bauer, Sam Chabot (middle from left), Ethan Garland, Jace Myers, Jaedyn Shortreed, Owen Kritz, Cameron Prest, Lochen Virk, Marcus Kennedy and Kai Flett (front from left), Wyatt Jacobson and Sam Powers skated away from the Kamloops Tier 2 Midget Tournament as champions. (Photo submitted)

T-wolves take Kamloops tier 2 tournament crown

With playoffs and a potential berth at provincials on the horizon, the…

Williams Lake Midget Tier 2 Timberwolves assistant coach Cody Call (back from left), Curtis Roorda, Nick Wright, Malakai Andy, head coach Roy Call, Pacey Boomer, Ryan Bauer, Sam Chabot (middle from left), Ethan Garland, Jace Myers, Jaedyn Shortreed, Owen Kritz, Cameron Prest, Lochen Virk, Marcus Kennedy and Kai Flett (front from left), Wyatt Jacobson and Sam Powers skated away from the Kamloops Tier 2 Midget Tournament as champions. (Photo submitted)
Upwards of 150 players have a blast at WLMHA Novice Tournament

Upwards of 150 players have a blast at WLMHA Novice Tournament

In all, 155 players took part in the event where Rosa said the focus was on fun

Upwards of 150 players have a blast at WLMHA Novice Tournament
A recovering Nathan Boatter spends some time with his brother Adam. (Contributed photo)

Young B.C. hockey player breaks neck after ‘reckless’ check

Father wants to draw attention to careless play in the contact sport

A recovering Nathan Boatter spends some time with his brother Adam. (Contributed photo)