Saints celebration feast Wednesday

  • Feb. 17, 2012 7:00 p.m.

Celebrating the Skidegate Saint’s victory at the 2012 All Native Basketball Tournament will continue with a potluck feast on Wednesday (Feb. 22) at 6 pm at the George Brown Rec. Centre.The Senior Saints were welcomed home Feb. 12 by hundreds of fans screaming, cheering, and honking their horns. A parade followed as the fire truck led the champions and fans through the village.With a victory of 107 to 81 against Ahousat in the final game, the fanfare was well deserved.The celebration feast was postponed so all members of the Saints could attend, including new centre Jared Casey.Everyone is encouraged to bring a dish to share as well as plates, cutlery and mugs. The Skidegate Band office welcomes everyone to come together and congratulate the team, as well as Wade Collinson, Darcy Pearson and Desi Collinson who won awards at the tournament.The dance that was scheduled to follow has been cancelled.