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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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Kingston and District Sports Hall of Fame

Last night I had the distinct pleasure of attending the annual induction dinner for the five newest members of the Kingston and District Sports Hall of Fame at the Ramada Inn. What a great night to celebrate sports in Kingston … Continue reading

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Ontario Volunteer Service Awards

Last night one of the 47 Ontario Volunteer Service Awards recognition events that will be held this year around the province took place in Kingston and we were fortunate enough to have eight of our league volunteers recognized with awards … Continue reading

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Humboldt Broncos

I have found myself thinking constantly the last two days about the Humboldt Broncos players and their families, as well as the people that know and love them. They were a team in the true sense of the word, and … Continue reading

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Don “Pete” Petersen Memorial Golf Tournament

Date: Friday June 22, 2018. Place: Glen Lawrence Golf Club, 2022 HWY 2 This fund raising event for the basketball league is an 8 am shotgun start. The cost is $100 per player, and includes a shared cart, green fees, … Continue reading

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