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James Mays calls his last game as a referee, Sunday night in a Pee Wee Tier 2 game between the Shellbrook Elks and the Genes Sports Canadians.
James Mays calls his last game as a referee, Sunday night in a Pee Wee Tier 2 game between the Shellbrook Elks and the Genes Sports Canadians. Jeff D’Andrea/paNOW Staff

After 46 years, James Mays hangs up his referee whistle

By Jeff D'Andrea
December 16, 2018 - 9:04pm

When James Mays was growing up, he would go to the rink with his father to catch a hockey game. Like many fans have been, Mays was especially tough on the officials calling the game. One day, Mays had a conversation that would help shape the rest of his life. 

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