Author Archives: Roland Billings

Thank You Dave Reid and Heidi Traulsen!

Last week we received a very generous donation to the league from former long time Raptors coach Dave Reid and his wife Heidi Traulsen. Dave and Heidi have been steadfast supporters of what we do for the children in the … Continue reading

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Michael Duong Donation

Earlier this month we received a call from Michael Duong, a coach in the Little Gals Division. During last season Michael was deployed by the Canadian Armed Forces to Lebanon for for a few months, and now he and his … Continue reading

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2020-2021 Update

We are sure you as families are wondering about the upcoming season of basketball In our program. We are currently continuing to monitor the progression of return to play for our sport, provincial and health unit recommendations, and decisions that … Continue reading

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Remembering Don “Pete” Petersen

On July 3, 2014 the founder of our league passed away. It is hard to believe that it has been six years since we have seen that smile watching children play in the league that he established 66 years ago, … Continue reading

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Congratulations and Thank You Stephanie Charlton!

It is with mixed emotions that I write this post. Stephanie Charlton, a former player , long time super volunteer and dedicated part of the Biddy Division team making Monday nights in the league possible, will be leaving KIngston to … Continue reading

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Don “Pete” Petersen Spirit Award

We have been asked to post the following on behalf of Don Petersen’s Family. “Keeping Pete’s dream alive in 2020 !Looking for deserving candidates for the Pete Petersen Spirit Memorial Award.It was Pete’s wish to establish an award of $1000.00 … Continue reading

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Congratulations and Thank You!

Yesterday we announced the retirements of Jeff and Doreen Hoekstra from their roles in the league. Today we are happy to announce that Charlie Mignault and Louis Grogan will be expanding their current roles as coaches in the Graduate Division … Continue reading

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Thank you Jeff and Doreen Hoekstra!!

Jeff and Doreen Hoekstra have officially resigned as members of our league executive after more than ten years as volunteers in the league. They became involved when their sons were playing, and continued to be involved after. They have coached … Continue reading

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Annual Pete Petersen Memorial Golf Tournament Cancelled

Due to the ongoing restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and out of a concern for our league supporters and their families, it has been decided to cancel the annual Pete Petersen Memorial Golf Tournament for this year. We will … Continue reading

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Queen’s Summer Camps Cancelled For COVID-19 Safety

Queen’s University has cancelled their summer sports camps out of concern for camp attendees and staff. This, of course, affects the league players that had been selected to attend. Here is the text of the announcement from the Queen’s ARC … Continue reading

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