Cancer Awareness Hockey Games

Yarmouth, Maine, December 28, 2022: The North Yarmouth Academy (NYA) Girls and Boys Ice Hockey Teams will host cancer awareness games this week at NYA’s Travis Roy Arena (495 US-1, Yarmouth).

NYA Cancer Awareness Hockey Game 2022The boys play on Thursday, December 29, at 1:00 p.m. vs. Berwick Academy. Helen St. Hilaire, grandmother to players Cooper and Daxton and mother of coach Dennis St. Hilaire, will drop the first puck in memory of Dennis St. Hilaire Sr.

The girls play on Friday December 30, at 1:10 p.m. vs. Austin Prep. WGME 13 Sports Director Dave Eid will drop the first puck along with his son Drew and daughter Danielle in memory of his wife, Lisa DeBlois Eid.

American Cancer Society posters will be up in the rink, and the NYA teams will wear special cancer awareness jerseys. “Our NYA boys and girls hockey programs reach a large audience in Maine and throughout New England. These awareness games are opportunities to spread an important message about the impact of cancer, and we’re proud of the teams using their voice to do just that,” said NYA Athletic Director Kelsy Ross.

North Yarmouth Academy is an independent, college preparatory, coeducational school for toddlers to postgraduate students with an enrollment of 375 students. Since 1814, NYA has fostered integrity, character, and intellect in its students. For more information, please contact NYA at 207-847-5423 or and visit our website at