Wilberforce Elementary squeaks out win against OPP
|By Alex Coop - Staff Writer | February 16, 2017|
Hockey players from Wilberforce Elementary School forced a shoot-out against an experienced Haliburton Highlands OPP roster Feb. 10 at the Keith Tallman Memorial Arena, and won 18-17.
The game, which was the first of three for the OPP, was organized to help raise awareness around youth homelessness and the national Push for Change campaign.
Archie Stouffer hockey players will take on the police March 1 at the S.G. Nesbitt Arena in Minden, while hockey players from J.D. Hodgson Elementary School will play at the A.J. LaRue Arena March 3 at 1 p.m.
The majority of the students participating in each game are senior students who have some experience playing hockey. Admission to the games are free, but donations of food items, cash and winter items will be accepted, and will be donated to United Way and The Push for Change Foundation.
ALEX COOP is a reporter for The Highlander.