Monthly Archives: July 2014

Vintage K of C Photos

The latest round of vintage photos from the league are now posted on our Facebook page for your enjoyment. We are posting these as part of our 60th anniversary celebrations that will be centred around the week of November 3-8 … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor

The following letter from Mark Potter appeared in the Kingston Whig Standard today, July 22. ‘Pete’ Petersen, an honourable man Kingston has lost one of its finest citizens with the recent passing of Don ‘Pete’ Petersen. Pete had such a … Continue reading

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Web Site Changes

As you visit our league web site you will see that we have a new banner on the home page that is a tribute to Don “Pete” Petersen, the founder of our league. We would like to thank John Moore … Continue reading

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Queen’s Research Update

I got a message this week from Matthew Vierimaa, the Queen’s Graduate student that was involved with a project with the league last season. He presented at the National Coaching Conference in Washington DC and he reports that it went … Continue reading

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Vintage K of C Photos

The second round of vintage Knights of Columbus Basketball League photos have been posted on the league Facebook page. make sure to have a look at the faces from the history of the league that Pete built.

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Registration Update

Registration day is a mere 54 days away! No need to panic just yet. We will keep you updated as we get closer to the date – Saturday September 6, 2014, St. Pat’s School, 158 Patrick Street. 9-10:30. Boys 8-15; … Continue reading

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Wake and Funeral Parking

Paul Proderick has informed us that parking at St. Pat’s School will be available for those attending the wake or funeral for Pete. That will include the area behind the school that is used during the basketball season. Please DO … Continue reading

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Funeral Arrangements for Don Petersen

Below is the obituary for Don “Pete” Petersen that will be in the Kingston Whig Standard Saturday Petersen, Donald “Pete” Founder of the Knights of Columbus Basketball League, St. Pat’s Legend and Sports Guru of Kingston. Passed away peacefully at … Continue reading

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Pete

It is with profound sadness that we announce that Don “Pete” Petersen, the founder of the Knights of Columbus Basketball League, mentor, confidant, brother, uncle and friend to thousands who knew him, died this morning. We were blessed to have … Continue reading

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Update from Sarah Barnes at the World Championships

We just received this update from Sarah Barnes, Girls Division coach, travelling with the Canadian Women’s under 17 team at the World Championships. The photo referred to can be seen on our Facebook page. Happy Canada day ! I am … Continue reading

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