hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

February 13, 2014

A different hockey twist for Hillie players

Become coaches, referees for younger players


The Haverhill Gazette

---- — When involved in hockey, they’re usually on the ice, where they skate for Haverhill High School.

But these Hillies are taking their interest in hockey — and helping out younger players — to another level.

Varsity hockey players Eric Michitson and Zach Grundy are coaching and refereeing the in the Haverhill/Plaistow regional youth floor hockey league, which features YMCA players.

Tracy Fuller, director of the YMCA in Haverhill, said kids in the program look up to the high schoolers as role models.

“They are great young men and embody the spirit of the Y,’’ she said.