Pine City/Mora/Rush City Girls Hockey Head Coach Bill Aagaard shares about the ongoing 2021 season:
How is the makeup of the varsity team different from last year?: We are a new program and team consisting of a Co-op between Mora, Rush City and Pine City Schools. We have one senior, our goalie Jordan Millam.
What are the team’s goals and priorities for the season?: That we honor the ladies that played before with different co-ops and the young ladies that are looking up to our players. We do this by earning it through our efforts that we put forward on and off the ice.
What pandemic-related changes are most challenging and how are the athletes adapting to those changes?: Some of the changes that have occurred due to the pandemic include locker room usage and the wearing of masks. Our players have adapted great with the changes that have occurred.
What do you hope these young athletes will take away from their sports experience this season?: We hope these young ladies take away that hard work and perseverance pays off.
What is the best way for fans to support the team this year?: We have had great fan support this year. WCMP has been streaming our games. Watch or listen to our games and know that these young ladies are working hard.