Author Archives: Roland Billings

Reminder – Registration 2018

Below are the details for Registration 2018. We will be posting answers to frequently asked questions in the weeks ahead. In answer to the most frequently asked question, “What time do I have to be there to register my child?”, … Continue reading

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Barry Chambers

It is with sadness that I post that a member of the basketball league family of volunteers, former Biddy Division coach Barry Chambers, has passed away. Along with coaching in the league, Barry was a former reporter, an avid bowler, … Continue reading

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Don “Pete” Petersen

It was four years ago today that we lost the founder of the basketball league when Don Petersen passed away. He was so much more than that to those that knew him. He was a mentor, a friend, a confidant, … Continue reading

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Don “Pete” Petersen Memorial Golf Tournament

On Friday the annual Don “Pete” Petersen Memorial Golf Tournament was held at the Glen Lawrence Golf and Country Club with 84 participants enjoying a great day under clear blue skies. Thanks to the generosity of the participants and the … Continue reading

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Don “Pete” Petersen Spirit Award 2018

We have been asked by the family of Pete Petersen to publish this notice. Please remember that this award is made by Pete’s family and not the basketball league. “It’s that time again …. Looking for deserving candidates for the … Continue reading

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Annual League Golf Tournament

The annual Don “Pete” Petersen Memorial Golf Tournament is on Friday June 22 at the Glen Lawrence Golf and Country Club. Deadline for entry is this Friday June 15. Cost is $100 per player and includes 1/2 cart, green fees, … Continue reading

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Queen’s School of Kinesiology Looking for Study Participants.

We have been approached by Alexandra Walters from the Queen’s School of Kinesiology looking for players 11-17 to participate in a study that she is conducting. Here is her introduction and contact information, as well as a poster for the … Continue reading

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Calista Payne

Congratulations to former player and volunteer Calista Payne on winning the Juel/Juel Prep Community Service Award as well as the Mackenzie Curran Inspirational Award over the weekend. Special recognition for one of our volunteers making a difference.

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New York Times Article

I came across this very interesting article from the New York Times in a tweet from Queen’s Professor Jean Cote last night. It speaks to the importance of children playing a variety of sports to avoid injuries, burnout and drop … Continue reading

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Donation

Yesterday we received a significant donation from former player Ben Hawkins to help support the league. Ben is the grandson of the late Joe Hawkins, a long time Kingston City councillor, local sports supporter, and along with Don Petersen, a … Continue reading

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