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Category Archives: High School

Tahoe Prep boasts solid academic plan that works, on and off the ice

March 10th, 2020

Any young hockey player or parent of a child who aspires to play high-level hockey and pursue a junior or college career knows the struggle of trying to balance travel with academics. Kids can find themselves commuting an hour or more each direction to practices and games, eating into their study time and forcing them…

Rogers excelling at Tahoe Prep after move from Montana

March 2nd, 2020

For Braylon Rogers, the opportunity to advance his hockey development and challenge himself academically at Tahoe Prep Academy was a no-brainer. A 16-year-old junior who plays goalie for Tahoe Prep’s varsity team, he is in his first year with the academy after relocating from his native Montana and a little more than five months into…

Cougars writing their own Hollywood script in LAKHSHL

February 18th, 2020

There’s something special brewing in the suburbs just north of Los Angeles, and in the city of Burbank, where the television and film industries fuel the local economy, one of the top teams in the L.A. Kings High School Hockey League is hoping to write its own script with a Hollywood ending. The Burbank Cougars…

Tahoe Prep players continuing to build success, on and off the ice

February 11th, 2020

January is often a time to set new year’s resolutions for a lot of people – eat better, work out more consistently, get focused on achieving a new goal. It’s a time of year for renewals and to get a fresh start on pursuing the things that mean the most to you. It’s no different…

Tahoe Prep players finding success, on and off the ice, as 2020 calendar year begins

January 15th, 2020

With the new year here, we’re also moving into the thick of hockey season. And at Tahoe Prep Academy, this time of year often brings with it a turning point for the young hockey players and students living away from home in the mountains. First-year players start to feel at home, and players who are…

Medical student Russell: Strikers job ‘helps me unwind’

January 14th, 2020

As a third-year medical student pursuing a respiratory therapy degree at L.A. Valley College, Kainoa Russell is an extremely busy person these days, but that hasn’t kept him from continuing the role he started in a few years back as the junior varsity coach for the El Segundo Strikers in the L.A. Kings High School…

Rams imports enjoying both school, hockey at St. Mary’s

January 7th, 2020

Saar Medvedovsky and Itay Bondar take the prize for coming the furthest from home to play for the hockey team at St. Mary’s High School in Stockton. Try nearly 7,500 miles. Both forwards hail from Israel and are excelling on the ice and in the classroom this season for St. Mary’s. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE…

Pacific Ridge Hockey Club a remarkable value for high school hockey

January 3rd, 2020

After four seasons as a “blended team,” Pacific Ridge Hockey Club (PRHC) is now “pure.” All players attend the same school, Pacific Ridge School (PRS) in Carlsbad. The team is in the vanguard of a new movement on the West Coast. Hockey in Southern California continues to thrive and grow. With this growth, talented players…

Bishop Union making LAKHSHL program work in mountains

December 31st, 2019

Many people in Southern California know the town of Bishop as a stop-off on the route to skiing, snowboarding and summer alpine adventures at popular Mammoth Mountain along California’s Eastern Sierra. But the tiny town with a population (3,760) smaller than its elevation (4,150 feet) also has a hockey program that is thriving despite the…

Overall development continues to be top priority at Tahoe Prep

December 11th, 2019

If it seems like the 2019-20 academic year and hockey season are already well under way, it may be because the prep and varsity teams at Tahoe Prep Academy look like polished professionals on the ice. In reality, we’re about halfway through the season, and with Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas just around the corner,…