2018-06-07 / Sports

Costa Papista moves on from Firebirds

FLINT – There’s a changing of the guard taking place within the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).

Costa Papista, President of Hockey Operations has moved on after finishing out his three-year contract.

“Costa Papista is transitioning out of the company, as he has completed his contractual agreement,” said Jeremy Torrey General Manger for Dort Federal Event Center. “Moving forward, I will be assuming the role of President of the Firebirds. We are not planning a formal press conference or release at this time. We will handle media inquiries on an individual basis.”

Torrey’s been a mainstay at the former Perani Arena seeing numerous semi pro and professional teams come and go, including the Flint Phantoms, Waza Flo soccer, the Michigan Pirates, Michigan Warriors and Flint Generals. He’s been at the arena for 14 years in a variety of capacities. – L.P.

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