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.
It's the old cliche a grizzled veteran fighter takes the new boxer under his wing and teaches them everything they know before sending them out to the big championship match. It may be that same old story after an Inner City Boxing club boxer won the Golden Gloves this past weekend in Vancouver, but it's an old story with a new twist.
When Billy Thompson stepped onto the Memorial Coliseum ice for his first ever WHL playoff game he was expecting the most intense and toughest three periods of his hockey life and Portland didn't disappoint him.