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Leadership at St. Mary’s starts with Brusa, Lichter

May 22nd, 2018

Jim Brusa and Adam Lichter are two esteemed individuals at St. Mary’s High School in Stockton that hold down heightened positions. Brusa is the school’s president, while Lichter serves as the school’s athletic director. READ OUR MAY 2018 ISSUE And both are 100 percent on board with not only the school’s motto of “Be who…

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May 17th, 2018

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Taking Liberties With… Justine Reyes

May 15th, 2018

JUSTINE REYES Position: Forward, St. Lawrence University (ECAC Hockey) Hometown: Chino Hills Last Amateur Team: Anaheim Lady Ducks Youth Teams: Ontario Eagles, Anaheim Lady Ducks READ OUR APRIL 2018 ISSUE California Rubber: You and two of your teammates, Kayla Nielsen and Lydia Grauer, had the opportunity to play two college hockey games in California this…

Synthetic Ice Skating Series – Part 2 of 3 – Turns

May 14th, 2018

Welcome back to the Synthetic Ice Skating Series! In Part 2, Jim Vitale and Jeremy Rupke go over turning and more importantly, sharp turns! READ OUR APRIL 2018 ISSUE Vitale is an advocate for extreme edges on a turn. There is a fine line between stopping completely or having the right power to accelerate into…

From the Trainer’s Room: Core stability – it’s much more than just about sit ups

May 11th, 2018

When most people think about core or abdominal exercises, they think sit ups and planks. READ OUR APRIL 2018 ISSUE Though these exercises can be effective, can we do it better? Many of the most popular core exercises are performed on the floor. The issue is that most of the sports we play occur standing…

OneHockey adult tourney set to invade Las Vegas in July

May 10th, 2018

Now widely recognized throughout the industry as the best organizer of youth hockey tournaments across the globe, where better than the one and only Las Vegas for OneHockey to host its first-ever adult event this summer? As many as 30 men’s teams will bask in the OneHockey Experience in town for an extraordinary weekend, on…

California natives aplenty chosen in pair of 2018 USHL Drafts

May 9th, 2018

The United States Hockey League held its pair of annual drafts this week and numerous players with California ties were selected. Phase I on Monday was for players born in 2002, while Phase II on Tuesday was open to all junior-eligible players. READ OUR APRIL 2018 ISSUE PHASE I 4th round, 53rd overall Thomas Stift,…

Chalk Talk: Active recovery a major aspect of athletes’ post-seasons

May 7th, 2018

The end of a season can often times feel bittersweet. You find yourself wishing there was more time during the season, but now that it is all over, now what? The simplest answer – rest. READ OUR APRIL 2018 ISSUE Participation in multiple sports cannot be overstated enough with the oversaturation of year-round hockey going…

Slew of California players selected in 2018 WHL Bantam Draft

May 4th, 2018

The Western Hockey League held its annual Bantam Draft on Thursday and a slew of California talent was drafted, in addition to one Nevada player. Players eligible for the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft were 2003-born players residing in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana,…

All-California NCAA Women’s Player of the Year: Justine Reyes

May 3rd, 2018

Justine Reyes was a statistical model of consistency during her first two college seasons at St. Lawrence. And then the 2017-18 season happened. The junior from Chino Hills shot up to a team-high 40 points (from 23) and a Saints-best 17 goals (from 13). Her point total was tied for 18th in Division I. The…