The Fox Creek hockey families came together to celebrate accomplishments and excellence in hockey on March 22. Kerri Hudson, President of the 2015/16 season, congratulated everyone on a well played season.
Esso Achievement Awards were handed to the players by their coaches, along with handshakes and high fives on a well played season.
Steven Harding Referee of the Year Award
The Steven Harding Referee Award recipient is chosen from our group of local referees who show the best example of character, fair play, teamwork and consistency. Steven Harding was a young referee who was taken from the world four years ago. He was a much-loved son, student, athlete and referee. This year’s recipient was fourteen year old, Braeden Roddick.
Offensive Player sponsored by 3Boys Tank & Vac Truck Services
- Initiation – Gage Gomuwka
- Initiation – Luke Rector
- Novice – Lucah Lamb (absent)
- Atom – Cohen Slocum
- PeeWee – Spencer Rycroft
Defensive Player sponsored by Rival Trucking
- Initiation – Braxton Bignell
- Initiation – Xander Bignell
- Novice – Reichen Sather
- Atom – Jonathan Roddick
- PeeWee – Fischer Hudson
Most Dedicated sponsored by Oshanek Inspection Services
- Initiation – Brielle Deciccio (absent)
- Initiation – Landon Labbie
- Novice – Brock Hudson
- Atom – Jacob Scobey
- PeeWee – Kody Burki
Most Sportsmanlike Player sponsored by Kodiak Oilfield Services
- Initiation – Eva Scobey
- Initiation – Evanee Lamb (absent)
- Novice – Daizy-Lee Jantz
- Atom – Isaac Rioch
- PeeWee – Dominic Chaychuk
Most Improved Player sponsored by Fox Creek Legion Branch #280
- Initiation – Kaylin Desserre
- Initiation – Leland Thorn
- Novice – Kiya Boden
- Novice – Keegen Erickson
- Atom – Aryanan Bartlett
- PeeWee – Zander Macdonald
Heart & Hustle sponsored by ProFoxx Energy Services
- Initiation – Mason Hodges
- Initiation – Eric Rector
- Novice – Jaxon Hager
- Atom – Bo Lachance
- PeeWee – Sawyer Smith
Derald Palmer Citizenship Award
Derald Palmer always encouraged fair play and excellence, both on and off the ice, so in keeping with his spirit, an award was made in his honor.
- Initiation – Cohen Palmer
- Initiation – Rhys Hanlon
- Novice – Mason Mohler
- Atom – William Roddick
- PeeWee – Tyrel Shepherd
The Lyle Young Award
The Lyle Young Award is presented to a parent whose dedication and volunteerism goes above and beyond.
Along with Mrs. Brenda Burridge, Kerri Hudson presented this award to Tyler Scobey. Scobey has contributed endless hours because of his passion for hockey. Over the years he has scheduled referees, coached various levels, taught power skating, and sharpened an infinite number of skates. His dedication has not gone unnoticed. Burridge presented the award to him with a big hug and smile of thanks.
2016/17 Fox Creek Minor Hockey Association Board
The awards night also saw the election of next year’s board.
President – Chris Bignell
1st Vice – Robin Moon
2nd Vice – Deb Roddick
Secretary – Heidi Lutz
Treasurer – Stacey Gomuwka
Equipment Manager – Cori Slocum
Fundraising Coordinator – Kiley Shepherd
Games and Conduct – Shayne Smith
SPHL Representative – Christine Kelly
Referee in Chief – Tyler Scobey
Asst. Referee in Chief – Colin Bartlett
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Congratulations to all the players, teams, refs and coaches on another great season of Minor Hockey in Fox Creek!