Author Archives: Roland Billings

National Coaches Week

September 19-27 is National Coaches Week in Canada. Even though they are not on the sidelines this season, we want to thank the hundreds of coaches that have made such a great and positive impact on our players lives in … Continue reading

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Countdown to Registration 2021

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Congratulations Calista Payne!

We have been asked to share the following by the Family of Don Petersen “Congratulations Calista Payne, solo entry and winner of the 2020 Pete Petersen Spirit Memorial Award. Even in our current crazy times the league may be on … Continue reading

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League Face Masks

We have designed a league face mask for those that may want to support our program while also keeping yourself and those around you safe during this global health crisis. We have a limited number of the masks shown below … Continue reading

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Uniforms

This week we collected and washed all of the uniforms from St. Francis of Assisi so that when we start up again in 2021, the uniforms will be ready to go. Our thanks to Susan, Brenda, Nancy, Mary, Nora and … Continue reading

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Announcement Regarding the 2020-21 season

In the interest of protecting the safety of our players, volunteers and their families, the Pete Petersen Basketball League has decided to suspend operations for the 2020-2021 season. We do not come to this decision easily, but we feel it … Continue reading

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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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