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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…

Santa Margarita Catholic soars to second USA Hockey national championship

May 2nd, 2018

Santa Margarita Catholic High School’s varsity hockey team had had enough of close calls. Twice thwarted in their attempts to win a second USA Hockey national championship, the Eagles broke through on March 26 with a compelling 3-2 overtime victory against Regis Jesuit (Colo.) in Plymouth, Minn. After winning a national championship in 2013, the…

Outlaws double dip, capture both LAKHSHL, CAHA titles

May 1st, 2018

When the 2017-18 season began, East County Outlaws head coach Scott Jones identified one key goal for his team – get to the STAPLES Center. There was no further explanation needed, as the players all knew that the championship game for the L.A. Kings High School Hockey League would be played in March on the…

St. Mary’s program is NorCal’s newest hockey destination

April 26th, 2018

While much of California’s hockey atmosphere is centered on the programs in Southern California, the St. Mary’s High School program in Stockton is on the path to be Northern California’s newest one-stop shop for everything hockey. St. Mary’s also offers a top-notch Catholic education curriculum that, coupled with the hockey program led by Derek Eisler,…

Santa Margarita Catholic repeats as CAHA high school state champs

March 22nd, 2018

When Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita won back-to-back CAHA high school state titles in 2012 and 2013, members of the current Eagles team were in junior high school and elementary school. Now those players can also call themselves two-time CAHA champs, as the Eagles followed up their 2017 title by skating…

LAKHSHL grads help UC Santa Barbara to PCHA championship

March 21st, 2018

When players in the L.A. Kings High School Hockey League (LAKHSHL) graduate from high school, it doesn’t necessarily mean they also have to leave behind their days playing hockey. In the case of the Santa Barbara Royals, four former players have continued their hockey careers playing on the ACHA team at UC Santa Barbara. READ…

With Year 3 on tap, Tahoe Hockey Academy attracting players from across U.S.

March 6th, 2018

It may only be March, but while the focus of the student-athletes at Tahoe Hockey Academy is solely on academics and their teams’ performance on the ice, administrators are already deep into their planning for next year. After nearly two full academic years and hockey seasons, THA has established itself as a known quantity among…

Royal Recognition program highlights LAKHSHL players’ academic accolades

February 24th, 2018

Ever since the L.A. Kings High School Hockey League started, it has placed a heavy emphasis on academic achievement, calling attention to students who excel not only on the ice, but also in the classroom. That’s why the Royal Recognition program means so much to league administrators, coaches and players. The program recognizes players who…

THA has eyes on being accepted into new NAHL Prep league

February 5th, 2018

Starting next season, high school, prep and academy teams across North America will get a chance to compete in a brand-new league, and the Tahoe Hockey Academy is hopeful that its prep squad will be accepted into the prestigious league. The North American Hockey League announced in late December the formation of the NAHL Prep…

LAKHSHL expanding playoff format to allow for six teams

February 1st, 2018

As the L.A. Kings High School Hockey League enters the stretch run of its third season, it has made a significant change that should make the league even more competitive and exciting for players, coaches and fans. The league has announced that it will expand its varsity playoffs from four teams to six. The top…