Port Hardy's Nathan Child runs into traffic in u-6 soccer at Robert Scott School on Sunday.

Port Hardy's Nathan Child runs into traffic in u-6 soccer at Robert Scott School on Sunday.

Soccer season kicks off

Young soccer players lace up their boots for the beginning of the soccer season.

With registrations complete, teams assigned, referees enlisted and the first practices in the bag, the North Island’s young soccer hopefuls played their season openers last weekend.

Clubs from Port Hardy, Port McNeill and Port Alice fielded teams from U-6 up to U-18 for what promises to be an action-packed season of soccer on the North Island.