Original Article – Greg Sabatino, Williams Lake Tribune
March 11, 2021 – Williams Lake, BC: The Williams Lake Tribune has teamed up with Rugby Rookies author Mike Levitt, the Williams Lake Rustlers Rugby Football Club and Lake City Secondary School’s girls rugby program for a rugby-themed trivia contest.
Levitt recently released his second offering, Rugby Rookies (read more), about a group of junior high school girls starting up their own rugby team at their school. With it comes challenges and, ultimately, how the girls band together to triumph facing much adversity along the way.
Levitt, a retired Williams Lake high school teacher and rugby coach, himself, offers up some special tributes to the lakecity — his former hometown — in the novel, tailored to relucant readers aged 10 to 13.
The trivia questions can be found in this article on the Williams Lake Tribune’s website.
E-mail your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop them off at the Tribune front office at 188 North 1st Ave. from Monday to Thursday, 8:30 to 4 p.m. Deadline for submission is Friday, March 19 at 2:30 p.m.
The entrants with the most correct answers will be entered into a draw to win one of two rugby-themed prize packs, donated by author Mike Levitt, the Lake City Secondary School’s girls rugby program and the Williams Lake Rustlers Rugby Football Club.
Submissions must include: name, age and phone number, so winners can be contacted. Prizes will be split into two categories: 18 and under and 19 and above. The youth prize includes a copy of Rugby Rookies, along with rugby swag, while the adult prize contains a Fox Mountain Brewing Co. gift pack, plus rugby gear from the Williams Lake Rustlers.
Rugby Rookies, meanwhile, is available to order online through the Open Book or at Lorimer publishing.