Minor hockey refs ready for the big time

(Courtesy Shooter Dailleboust) Adam Dailleboust and Matthew Stacey are just 14 and 15 years old, but that’s old enough to be calling the shots in minor hockey. The two teens have been working as referees in the Suroit Zone, encompassing Kahnawake, Chateauguay, Mercier and Ste. Martine. They referee for different age groups,

Peter Jacobs retiring from minor hockey

After more than 30 years of involvement with the Kahnawake Minor Hockey Association, president Peter “Pitt” Jacobs is ready to say goodbye. A few weeks ago, he officially told the association that he would be retiring. It was a tough but necessary decision for a man who has dedicated his life

Canadiens’ land acknowledgment gets politicized

Michel Lacroix has been announcing the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre for nearly three decades, but when he recently found his script containing the words Kanien’kehá:ka and Tiohtià:ke, he turned to community member Kenneth Deer for pronunciation coaching. “He’s doing well,” said Deer, the former secretary for the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation

Siblings make it into AAA hockey

After weeks of tryouts, the suspense is over for two Kahnawake siblings - they’ve both been skating since they were two years old, but this year they’ll be doing it as AAA hockey players. Cade Stacey, 13, made Bantam AAA with the Lac St. Louis Arsenal, while his sister, Ryan Stacey, 10,

Stacey On Fire to Start NWHL Career

(Courtesy Schuyler Meyer photography)  [apss_share] Brooke Stacey is flying high in her first full professional season of hockey. She leads her team, the National Women’s Hockey League’s Buffalo Beauts, in scoring with six goals and five assists. “It’s pretty cool,” Stacey said. “I’m happy that I’m performing pretty well.” The 11 points also places

Stacey nets winner in North American pro debut

(Courtesy Tina McComber) [apss_share] Brooke Stacey has never intentionally sought out the spotlight. “I’m pretty shy and always have been,” she said. In her debut with the Buffalo Beauts last Saturday in the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL), Stacey got off to a slow start in the early going. “It was a tough first

Morris looks forward to sophomore season at Dawson

Kyla Morris is looking forward to an awesome second year with the Blues. (Courtesy Kyla Morris) [apss_share] Last year, Kyla Morris was a raw rookie with the Dawson Blues. This year? Higher expectations: from herself and her coach. “I think I’m looking forward to actually playing a lot more and not being a

Mustangs knocked out by shutout in semis

Kahnekaroroks McComber will return for one last season with the Morrisville Mustangs next season, as she wants one last shot at a CHC championship. (Courtesy Steve Samoyedny/Four SeasonsPhoto) [juiz_sps buttons="facebook, twitter, mail"] Morrisville State Mustang right winger Kahnekaroroks McComber’s words last week before her team’s semi-final matchup against the Endicott University Gulls

Hockey stars streaking the skies in the States

Brooke Stacey's (right) sophomore year showcased her improved strength and skill on a Black Bears' season riddled with injury. (Courtesy Richard Reichenbach) [juiz_sps buttons="facebook, twitter, mail"] Two of Kahnawake’s top female hockey players had a healthy dose of playoff action in college hockey south of the border last weekend. Junior forward Kanekaroroks McComber

Peewee Mohawks take banner and a pair of silvers

The Kahnawake Peewee A Mohawks finished the regular season top of the table with a 14-4-2 record, and will look to continue the hot streak heading into the playoffs that kick off for all levels tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Kahnawake Sports Complex. (Courtesy Peter Jacobs) [juiz_sps buttons="facebook, twitter, mail"] Two