WISH LEAGUE - EPISODE 2: 1992-93 season was challenging on and off the ice
1992-93 West Island Senior Hockey League champs
The Port Hood Bees defeated the Inverness Maroons in five games to win season two’s Oran Cup. Members of the team include, from left: (front) Larry Spears, Rodney Gillis, Craig MacInnis, Darryl MacDonald, Daniel MacEachern; (kneeling) Jason MacEachern, Darren MacEachen, Dean MacDonald, Danny MacDonald, Tom MacDonald, Greg MacInnis, trainer Elliot MacDonald; (back) trainer Anthony Beaton, Francis MacDonell, Kyle MacLean, Kevin MacDonald, Wayne Batherson, Robbie Spears, Terrence MacNeil, David MacMaster, coach and GM Lewis MacDonell, and Glenn MacMillan.
January 20, 2021
-by Bill Dunphy
Glenn MacMillan’s knees were still sore and The Oran Cup was still wet with champagne somewhere in Port Hood when the West Island Senior Hockey League executive began meeting for season two.
There was plenty on its plate when it got together in April: what to do with Murdoch MacKinnon, who was suspended indefinitely on March 20 for using an ineligible player in the playoffs; league president Tommy Batherson’s resignation; putting together league award winners for season one; deciding on an import rule; and debating whether or not to allow the Port Hawkesbury Rebels into the fold.
At another meeting during the first week of May, Batherson agreed to stay on until a meeting on May 31, at which time a new executive was to be elected. Batherson said a decision would be made on MacKinnon’s suspension at that time. Also, the new executive would determine the date for an awards banquet.