Quantcast

Canadian Parents Fight Coach at WF Hockey Tournament - Valley News Live - KVLY/KXJB - Fargo/Grand Forks

Canadian Parents Fight Coach at WF Hockey Tournament

Posted: Updated:

UPDATE:

The West Fargo Hockey Association says the team from Winnipeg was disqualified from the Mites Tournament this weekend, after a parent assaulted the opposing team's coach.

The Hockey Association says they have no tolerance for violence, even among spectators.

No charges were filed against the parents. According to the incident report, the officer told the complainant that taking legal action would be complicated with all parties being from another country.

Mike Bernier, a volunteer coach with the WFHA, says his experience has been nothing but positive with support from parents.

"It's been very professional and from what I've seen there's been very little tolerance for parents that create problems," Bernier said.

 

 


 

 

ORIGINAL:

A fight broke out at a tournament in the locker rooms in West Fargo this weekend, but the eight year olds in hockey gear didn't start it. Their parents did.

An incident report filed with the West Fargo Police Department says an officer was called out to Veterans Memorial Arena after the Mites Tournament, where teams from Canada went head to head. The West Fargo Hockey Association asked officers to remove a team from Winnipeg when parents from that team went into another team's locker room and began a physical fight with the coach in front of the children.

Officers say four to five people were involved. No charges were filed.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Former NDSU Football Player Making Strides in Recovery

    Former NDSU Football Player Making Strides in Recovery

    The former NDSU football player who was knocked unconscious outside of a Mankato bar in May is taking some major steps in his road to recovery.
    The former NDSU football player who was knocked unconscious outside of a Mankato bar in May is taking some major steps in his road to recovery.
  • 9-Year-Old ND Angler in line to Break World Record

    9-Year-Old ND Angler in line to Break World Record

    Youth angler Brayden Selzler’s catch on July 25 shattered a North Dakota state record for goldeye that’s been in the books for 16 years. Now he could now be in the running to break a world record.
    Youth angler Brayden Selzler’s catch on July 25 shattered a North Dakota state record for goldeye that’s been in the books for 16 years. Now he could now be in the running to break a world record.

  • Kids Summer Camps

    Kids Summer Camps

    Before the start of the school year some parents may be looking for summer programs for their kids. Through out the valley there are still plenty of ways to get your kids involved in classes and camps.
    Before the start of the school year some parents may be looking for summer programs for their kids. Through out the valley there are still plenty of ways to get your kids involved in classes and camps.
Powered by WorldNow
Powered by 

WorldNowAll content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Valley News Live. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.