Ryan will play hockey this winter on a town-based team in a middle-school league, continuing in a program that started this past spring. The idea is to serve as a feeder for our town’s high school program, which has struggled with low numbers of experienced players in recent seasons. Ryan enjoys this program much more […]
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Repeating the same activities year after year stands as a convenient way to measure Ryan’s progress. Ryan has played in our town’s summer street-hockey league for five seasons, and he has come a remarkably long way in that time. His coördination, his social skills, his understanding of how to be a good teammate — all […]
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Ryan plays in a street-hockey league in the summer. He’s back with the same coach that led the team to the championship last year, and they’re off to an undefeated start. There’s just one problem: their regular goalie is going to miss a game this week. Ryan immediately volunteered to fill in. It is a […]
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