Shykula-Ross receives All-Star honours during stellar season

Salmon Arm’s Maggie Shykula-Ross was chosen to play in the 2011-2012 FMAAA All Star Game Dec. 18

Salmon Arm’s Maggie Shykula-Ross, a Grade 12 student at Salmon Arm Secondary, was chosen to play in the 2011-2012 Female Midget AAA (FMAAA) All Star Game Dec. 18 at the Langley Event Centre.

BC Hockey announced the names of the players selected to the All Star roster Dec. 2.

Shykula-Ross, who plays for the Kelowna Rockets Female AAA midget girls, is having an exceptional season, currently tied for most points in the league with nine goals, 12 assists, 22 penalty minutes, for 21 points in 10 games.

The game will take place as part of a FMAAA league weekend that will be held in the Lower Mainland from Dec. 17 – 19. A full schedule of events for that weekend is available on the FMAAA website.

The Female Midget AAA League was initiated in the 2007-2008 season in response to the membership’s desire to provide an opportunity for elite female hockey players to come together to challenge other elite female midget teams.

Last month, Shykula-Ross contributed to Team BC’s best-ever finish at the National Women’s Under 18 Championship in Sagenay, Quebec. She was joined by Alexa Ranahan from Salmon Arm.


Just Posted

Shuswap’s Rust Valley Restorers team rolling onto Netflix

Mike and Connor Hall, Avery Shoaf see television show picked up by streaming service

Canada geese in the Shuswap: Beautiful milfoil eaters or poopy pests?

Numbers of geese increasing in the Shuswap to the joy of some people and dismay of others

Salmon Arm’s Sebastien Archambault joins Humboldt Broncos

Defenceman played last two seasons with Junior B Sicamous Eagles

Shuswap artists invited to bring the noise

Sound machine exhibit planned for Salmon Arm Art Gallery in 2020

Salmon Arm thrift stores temporarily refuse donations to keep up with glut

Too much stuff for storage space, staff shortage, main reasons for sporadic closures

Trudeau vows to stand firm against ‘increasingly assertive’ China

China has accused Canada of meddling in its affairs

New South Okanagan winery will open its doors soon

Phantom Creek Estates announced its new CEO and winemaker, and completed first phase of construction

Vancouver Island father says he attempted suicide a month before murders

Andrew Berry takes stand in his defense for December 2017 deaths of young daughters

‘Plenty of time for a deal’: Teachers’ union expects kids back in school on Sept. 3

BCTF says class size, composition at the heart of the issue

Okanagan Rail Ride gathering steam ahead of inaugural race

The ride is a non-competitive event celebrating the Okanagan Rail Trail

Province funds new shuttle buses for 13 B.C. senior centres

Activity, socializing helps maintain health, Adrian Dix says

Musaic Vocal Ensemble seeks additional voices

Summerland-based choir has performed for past 25 years

Thermal imaging cameras eye Salish Sea in hopes of better detecting whales

Cameras installed at BC Ferries’ terminal on Galiano Island, and off southern Gulf Islands

BREAKING: Province approves Surrey police force

Minister of Public Safety Mike Farnworth green-lights city’s municipal police force

Most Read