File photo. I would have figured it out sooner, but I had to start all over again when I learned high school track-and-field and cross-country use the term to describe their Grade 9 division. Those students are only andyears-old. We need consistency.
Midgets no more, Hurley School Board votes to drop its mascot rather than let voters weigh in
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Traditional youth hockey age group names — novice, peewee, atom, bantam and, most notably, midget — could soon be revised as at least one provincial hockey organization has kickstarted the process that could eventually create a countrywide adjustment in the sport. The term has been used for decades in a variety of sports but many consider it to be a derogatory slur. Allan Redford, the director of the Dwarf Athletic Association of Canada, applauded the recent developments and hopes others may follow suit. On a national level, any adjustments to age categories or divisions require a regulation change brought forward by a member or the Hockey Canada board. In email replies, Hockey PEI and Hockey Quebec said they would be reviewing their category setups with their respective memberships.
Midget Stars complete double banner season
Winning the Provincial Championship is the perfect end to an incredible journey for our Midget A1 team. With a roster full of graduating players sprinkled with a few that will carry the torch forward next season, the team stepped onto the ice this year with high goals. The start of the year saw a group of players that managed to gel quickly and managed to only face a handful of losses throughout the entire season. Playoffs came, and went, with the TBirds showing they were a powerhouse team capturing the banner in one of the most exciting games of the year.
And note that all returning officials must take the BC Hockey Official Level 1 for under 16 and Level 2 for 16 or older before December 15, To register for a clinic visit the BC Hockey website for updated information. Please check often as they do fill up fast.