by Sierra D’Souza Butts
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
On Friday night in Moosomin, the Rangers Alumni Association hosted an alumni weekend event to fundraise for the Moosomin Senior Rangers hockey team.
The night consisted of 2021 Parks and Recreation Awards, along with Mike Schwean Arena Wall of Fame Inductions and Moosomin Senior Rangers Hall of Fame Inductions.
There were seven awards given out for the 2021 Parks and Recreation Awards. The awards acknowledged the dedication and success that individuals and groups, have contributed towards community sports and community recreation achievements throughout the year.
The Wall of Fame Inductions were awarded to two individuals from the community that have gone off to pursue hockey at a higher level: Mitchell Rutledge and Daemon Hunt.
As for the Senior Rangers Hall of Fame Inductions, four awards were awarded to prominent individuals that have played for the Moosomin Senior Rangers in the past: Bob Baczuk, Bob Mullett, Gary Windrim and Barry Johnson. As well, an award was given to Don Ferguson in recognition for being an executive member with the Senior Rangers team for 50 years and still ongoing.
The director of Hockey Sask. Kelly McClintock, was also present at the event to say a few words along with Lyndon Jacobs, president of the Moosomin Rangers Senior Hockey Club.
The night ended off with supper and a performance from Milkman’s Sons, a party band from Regina, who performed for the crowd in celebration of the event.
Sierra D'Souza Butts, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The World-Spectator