Thunder News

New  Westhill Box Winter Rust Removal Sessions

During the winter months from January to March, the Port Moody Lacrosse Association holds 1¼ hour sessions for each of our playing age groups from Novice to Junior.  These sessions are run by our Port Moody team coaches and are meant to be fun sessions held during the off season to continue the development of our players.  The session costs are paid by the Association and attendance is voluntary, but definitely encouraged.

Wednesdays, starting January 10th thru March:

  • 7:15-8:30pm - Juniors (Jed Sigfusson)

Thursdays, starting January 11th thru March:

  • 5:30-6:45pm - Female Novice/Peewee (Steve McGinley/Rod Langtry)
  • 6:45-8:00pm - Female Midget/Junior (Bret Anderson/Katrina McCurrach)
  • 8:00-9:30pm - Youth Midget (Callan Morrison)

Sundays, starting January 14th thru March:

  • 4:00-5:30pm - Youth Novice (Shane Budnick)
  • 5:30-7:00pm - Youth Bantam (Shane Budnick/Dan DiPaola)
  • 7:00-8:30pm - Youth Peewee (Dan DiPaola)

So come out, work out and have some fun along the way!


StealthVancouver Stealth Back for 2018!

The Vancouver Stealth are back for another of exciting National Lacrosse League action at the Langley Events Centre!  The next home game for the Stealth is Saturday, January 6th when they host the Toronto Rock.  After finishing with a 6-3 record in the second half of the 2017 regular season and hosting the West Division Semi-Final, the Stealth are ready to take the next step towards the NLL Champions Cup

Party on another level this season before your night out. Experience the best social atmosphere in the Party Deck for just $22.95.  Watch the game from the Suite Level, take advantage of a dedicated bartender and full bar service.

Bring the family to a game with a Boston Pizza Fan Pack.  For $99.00, you get 4 tickets to the game, 1 large gourmet pizza, cactus cuts appetizer, and 4 soft drinks at participating Lower Mainland Boston Pizza locations.

To purchase your tickets or Fan Pack today, call 604-882-8800, visit StealthLAX.com, or email Tickets@StealthLAX.com.


2018 Team BC Coaches Applications

The BC Lacrosse Association is now accepting applications for Team BC Box Lacrosse Coaches.  Anyone interested in coaching Peewee, Bantam, Female Bantam, Midget, Female Midget or Female Juniors, can do so at  https://bcla.imeetcentral.com/p/eAAAAAAAN-iqAAAAACQDKs4.  Coaches need to be Certified or in the process of becoming certified (currently in-training/trained) at the Competitive Introduction (Level 2) level.

Deadline to apply is Thursday, 04 January 2018.  If you or someone you know is interested, please fill out and submit an application before the deadline date.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dave Showers at dave@bclacrosse.com or 604-421-9755 ext.1.


2018 BC Summer Games Coaches Applications

In July 2018, the BC Summer Games are taking place in the Cowichan area.  The BC Games brings together British Columbia's best emerging athletes, trained coaches, and certified officials for four days of competition.  The games are a milestone event that people count as an experience of a lifetime where memories, friendships, spirit, and pride are abundant.

The BC Lacrosse Association is looking for zone coaches for both Box Lacrosse and Field Lacrosse.  The application is now up on the BCLA website https://bcla.imeetcentral.com/bcla/doc/WzIsNDMwNTkxMTBd/.  Coaches, leading up to the Games, will need to be Trained at Competitive Introduction - Level 2.  The deadline to apply is 11 January 2018.


PMLA Executive Positions

We have openings for volunteers!  The following PMLA Executive positions are vacant and we are seeking individuals who are committed to our great sport to fill them.

  • 3rd Vice-President:  The duties are reasonably light as well, usually taking on a few tasks during the year to learn about how our association functions.
  • Female Division Coordinator:  We are working hard to grow the girls game, and would like someone to coordinate efforts across age groups to connect with the girls to encourage them to play.

If you are interested in any of these positions, place contact the PMLA President (president@portmoodylacrosse.org).


2018 Minor Box Lacrosse Provincials

The 2018 SUBWAY Minor Box Lacrosse Provincial Championships will be taking place as follows:

  • Bantam Provincials - July 5-8, hosted by Richmond Lacrosse Association
  • Peewee Provincials - July 12-15, hosted by Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse Association
  • Female Junior/Midget/Bantam/Peewee Provincials - July 12-15, hosted by Cowichan Minor Lacrosse Association and Victoria-Esquimalt Minor Lacrosse Association
  • Midget Provincials - July 26-29, hosted by Burnaby Minor Lacrosse Association

For more information, click here.


Bantam B Thunder Win Provincial Silver

Congratulations to the Bantam B Thunder for taking home the Silver Medal at the 2017 Provincial Championships held July 13-16 on Vancouver Island.  The team went 3-1 in the round-robin portion of the tournament and lost 8-6 to host Oceanside in the Gold Medal match.  Congrats also to Joey Schmelz for making the All-Star Team, to Ryan Hamed for winning a Warrior Fair Play Award and to Dan Di Paola for winning the Warrior Fair Play Coach Award.


Lacrosse 150Lacrosse 150 Car Decal

To celebrate organized Lacrosse's 150th birthday in 2017, the BC Lacrosse Association has created a die-cut, removable car decal (size is approximately 5 ½ inches wide by 5 ½ inches tall).  Cost is $5.00/decal (plus postage), with net proceeds from the sales of these decals supporting the BCLA's three scholarship/bursary funds:  Wayne Goss Scholarship, Ted Fridge Scholarship and Dorothy Robertson Memorial Bursary.

To order Lacrosse 150 Car Decals through PayPal, please visit http://www.isportsnetwork.com/bcla_lacrosse150_decal.php.

For bulk orders of 100 or more, BCLA will offer a discount.  Please e-mail info@bclacrosse.com.


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