Len McNamara is the kind of guy who likes to win.
When he was head coach and general manager of the Prince George Spruce Kings, winning was priority number one. And while his focus has shifted as the new athletics co-ordinator for UNBC, winning is still something that Len McNamara likes.
To look at the cheerful grin on Roxanne Solmonson's face you wouldn't guess the demon that lurks just beneath the surface. But put the Grade 9 Kelly Road student between the posts on the soccer pitch and watch the demon emerge and watch the unassuming Solmonson turn into the worst nightmare of an opposing player looking for that winning goal.
There are a lot of things Ali and Maria Stinson have in common. As twins they share a birthday, physical appearance and sometimes even wear similiar clothing. Another thing they share is the game of golf both are dedicated golfers, practicing every day of the week as soon as the snow is off the greens. But one thing they don't share is their golf scores, and they're both happy about that.
When you've been to as many Special Olympics meets and competed at as high a level as Sherry Toporowski has, you might assume that the BC Summer Games would be just another ho-hum competition. Think again.