Young girls “Lace ’em Up” at the North Peace Arena

first_img“So we’re just running fundamentals of hockey and just exposure to girls – an opportunity to get out and have a little opportunity to have a puck and see if they like hockey,” says coordinator Darla Jackson.Jackson says her daughter began playing peewee hockey for the first time this year, which got her thinking about girls’ participation in sports.“This was just something to see what our interest looks like in Fort St. John for female hockey,” explains Jackson. “It’s been pretty lacking in the last while, our female development.”- Advertisement -Jackson says approximately 50 – 60 young female athletes signed up for today’s hockey clinic.Participants range in age from 5 to 17.This is the first time a girl-oriented hockey clinic is being hosted in Fort St. John but Jackson says hopefully it won’t be the last.Advertisement “I would hope to see us do this maybe twice a year or something like that,” Jackson concludes. “Maybe even work into hockey camps or something in the future for females.”last_img read more

WOULD EWE BELIEVE IT! SHEEP GETS LIFT IN BOOT OF DONEGAL CAR!

first_imgSHEEP IN BACK OF CO DONEGAL CARIT’S a picture that has been tweeted and retweeted again and again….a sheep crammed into the back of a Ford Fiesta!When AA Roadwatch sent it out, it took on a life of its own.And no wonder. The poor animal just about fits in to the boot.We knew those boys at Hegarty’s in Letterkenny sold good cars with plenty of room in the boot.But for a sheep?  WOULD EWE BELIEVE IT! SHEEP GETS LIFT IN BOOT OF DONEGAL CAR! was last modified: February 5th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:WOULD EWE BELIEVE IT! SHEEP GETS LIFT IN BOOT OF DONEGAL CAR!last_img read more