Loading…
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
HomeNewsLocal
Published: Saturday, 1/28/2012 - Updated: 2 years ago

BCSN to honor hockey player killed in crash

BLADE STAFF

Buckeye Cable Sports Network is honoring Cody Van Hersett, the Clay High School hockey player killed in a Jan. 12 car crash, by making him the only choice for the Weekend Warrior hockey award.

Each week, the public votes on two local players nominated for the award that is highlighted on the weekly television show Ice Check. This week, Cody’s name is listed under both choices, to gather as many votes as possible.

Cody, 16, a sophomore from Oregon, was killed when a tractor-trailer rig turned in front of his pickup on Navarre Avenue. He was the oldest of three sons of Michelle and John Van Hersett.

“ … Let’s blow out the voting by showing your support for Cody and the Van Hersett family,” said a post from the Clay Athletic Boosters on the district’s Web site.

As of Friday, Cody had received more than 2,000 votes. The deadline to vote is 9 a.m. Monday. The Oregon City Schools’ Web site, oregoncityschools.org., has a link to the BCSN site.

Buckeye CableSystem is a subsidiary of Block Communications Inc., which also owns The Blade.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.








Poll