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Parker Van Buskirk

Lancers take lead in divisional series

The Lancer men’s hockey team has taken a 1-0 lead in its best-of-three series for the Ontario University Athletics west division championship, after winning the opener 7-1 over the Lakehead Thunderwolves, Thursday at South Windsor Arena.

Scoring for Windsor were Spencer Pommells with two goals, Richard Cameron, Saverio Posa, Derek Lanoue, Ryan Crevatin and Matt Beaudoin. Lakehead spoiled Parker Van Buskirk's shutout bid with a goal at 16:37 of the third period; the Lancer netminder finished with 30 saves.

Lancer men’s hockey players teaming up to pass on skills to local youths

A group of Lancer hockey players is getting a head start on their ambitions to be teachers and coaches, working with local youths to pass on the techniques they have developed in their athletic training.

Captain Brett Vandehogen, assistant captain DJ Turner, goaltender Parker Van Buskirk, and forwards Brett Oliphant and Spencer Pommells will mentor young boys and girls on the ice, working with teacher candidates under education professors Kara Smith and Chris Greig to experiment with ways of teaching hockey skills.