More medals for Clarenville Nordic skiers to cap off the season
The Clarenville Nordic skiers concluded a successful season with the Cross Country NL provincial championships on the tip of the Northern Peninsula, hosted by Aurora Nordic, St. Anthony Ski Club.
Skiers Katie and Mark Spurrell, along with Jillian and Jocelyn Coates, with their dad and coach Trevor Coates all participated and placed.
The races were initially planned for Clarenville back in February, however, because of the lack of snow at the time, the competition was cancelled.
Fortunately, Aurora Nordic accepted the offer to host the event.
The provincials consisted of two days of racing, with the classic event held on Saturday, followed by a mass-start freestyle event on Sunday.
Mark Spurrell won two gold medals in the peewee boys category, while Katie Spurrell took home two bronze in the mini midget category.
Jocelyn Coates won a silver medal in the mini midget classic race and gold in the freestyle race.
Jillian Coates won two gold medals in the midget girls category.
Coach Coates also placed, winning a silver medal in the masters 2 category.
Having concluded the skiing season, Clarenville Nordic From left to right: Jillian Coates, Katie Spurrell, Trevor Coates, Mark Spurrell and Jocelyn Coates.
placed third in the province behind Aurora Nordic and
Blowmedown Ski Club for the Brian Brewer Memorial Trophy.
Clarenville Minor Hockey seeks parental involvement
CLARENVILLE, N.L. — The Clarenville and Area Minor Hockey Association is looking for any interested parents to attend their upcoming annual general meeting.
The CAMHA executive issued a call to parents to come to their meeting on Wednesday May 16, at 7 p.m. to become more involved in the minor hockey programs.
“If you are shy or hesitant about speaking in a meeting, you may forward correspondence to the president or secretary on your behalf,” reads the release.
There will be a slate of elected positions for the association including: president, vice-president, treasurer, secretary, head hockey parent, registrar, equipment manager, and director positions (Midget, Bantam, Peewee, Atom, Novice, Pre-Novice, Under-20 Female, Under-15 Female and Under12 Female).