(hilton centre) The Kiwanis Hilton Children's Centre is in desperate need of help Last week's cold snap pushed their furnace to its breaking point, and the central air handler which blows hot air through the building needs replacement at a cost of $15,000. Hilton Center executive director Susan Fox is hoping to gather enough for a $75-hundred down payment. Donations can be dropped off at the Hilton Centre at Tenth and Neill, and every donation receives a receipt to a tax deduction.
(robbers) The couple accused of a pair of robberies at local 7-11 stores pled guilty. A 17-year old male pled guilty to 2 counts of robbery, and 2 counts of having his face masked while committing a crime. The 16-year old female pled guilty to 2 counts of theft and 2 counts of having her face masked while committing a crime. The pair robbed the 7-11 on Johnston Road shortly after 3 a.m. on October 31st, and then robbed the 3rd Avenue 7-11 two weeks later, and were apprehended later that same morning. The male appeared in person while the female appeared via video from the Burnaby Remand Center. Under the Young Offender Act neither of the youths can be named. The pair will be sentenced next month.
The Bulldogs went a perfect 3 for 3 on the road over the weekend, running their win streak to four with wins in Prince George on Friday 4-3, 6-2 over the Eagles in Surrey Saturday, and 4-1 over the Express in Coquitlam on Sunday afternoon. The Dogs hold down second place in the Island Division.
After the success on the road, two Bulldogs received accolades from the BCHL on Monday. Kurt Gosselin was named the BCHL's Player of the Week, while Bulldogs goalie Billy Christopolous picked up an honorable mention. Read more on the BCHL website HERE
They have two games this week, both on Home ice as they host the Nanaimo Clippers on both Wednesday and Saturday night at the Multiplex.
The Black Sheep Rugby Club is looking for new players. Any Men 18 years and up who want to try their hand at Rugby are encouraged to come out and see what it's all about. They have players from 19 to 63, so they can find a place for anyone who wants to play. Practices go every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 at the Black Sheep Rugby Club at the top of Argyle.
The Sheep defeated Velox Academy at home on Saturday by a score of 43-15.
The Alberni Valley Men's Non-Contact Hockey League is looking for new players.