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Paerels to remain connected to SoCal inline hockey community

July 31st, 2019

John Paerels has been both a driving force and steadfast friend to scholastic inline hockey in Southern California for the better part of the last decade. Though he has retired from his responsibilities as league coordinator with the Anaheim Ducks Inline Scholastic League (ADISL), the largest league of its kind in the region, he will…

Californians help young U.S. inline squads excel at 2019 World Roller Games

July 24th, 2019

Inline hockey teams representing 28 nations rolled into the spotlight at the 2019 World Roller Games in Barcelona from June 29-July 14. The spotlight shone brightly on the United States, and California in particular, after the Americans captured silver medals in both the junior men and junior women’s divisions to face off the competition. READ…

National inline champ CSU Fullerton realizes season goal

May 28th, 2019

CSU Fullerton and UC Berkeley’s inline hockey teams both made statements for the Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League (WCRHL) at the 2019 National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA) Championships April 10-14 in Rochester, N.Y. Fullerton won the Division II national championship while the Cal Bears came home with a second-place trophy in Division III. The…

Quakes, Outcasts heading to AIHL finals in Las Vegas

May 10th, 2019

The Silicon Valley Quakes and Arizona Outcasts will represent the West Coast Elite Division in this year’s American Inline Hockey League (AIHL) Champions Cup playoffs May 17-19 at the Las Vegas Roller Hockey Center. It’s the culmination of the 2018-19 season that began for the division’s Northern California-based teams in early December. READ OUR LATEST…

Inline nationals to receive brotherly assist with Leone standouts

April 8th, 2019

John and Michael Leone gave their mother Dorothy a photo opportunity to cherish after each helped guide their respective teams to a divisional championship at March’s Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League (WCRHL) regional championship tournament at The Rinks-Corona Inline. Michael, who is older by two years, earned MVP honors in leading the University of California-Berkeley…

Winter Wars West faces off 2019 State Wars season

March 25th, 2019

State Wars Hockey’s 2019 Winter Wars West tournament faced off Feb. 22-24 at The Rinks-Huntington Beach Inline and The Rinks-Irvine Inline with a robust field of 119 teams, including 80 youth squads. Unseasonably cool temperatures greeted the event, which made it feel like a true late-winter hockey showcase. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “Winter Wars West…

Field set for 2019 WCRHL regional championship tournament

February 23rd, 2019

The field has been set for the 2019 Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League (WCRHL) regional championship tournament scheduled March 2-3 at The Rinks-Corona Inline. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The Division I championship will feature a best-of-three series between Arizona State University (12-2) and UC Santa Barbara (9-7-0-1). The Division II, Division III and Division IV…

Competitive ADISL playoffs crown quartet of fall/winter champions

February 23rd, 2019

The Anaheim Ducks Inline Scholastic Hockey League (ADISL) held its fall/winter playoffs Feb. 8-10 at The Rinks-Irvine Inline. All 17 teams participated to determine titles in four divisions: Varsity, JV-A, JV-B and JV-C. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Many playoff matchups proved to be see-saw battles between teams, with lead changes taking place until the final…

Give Blood Play Hockey event proves that ‘humanity is good’

November 22nd, 2018

The highlight of this year’s 12th annual Give Blood Play Hockey inline hockey charity tournament, held Oct. 18-21 at The Rinks-Irvine Inline, was the organization passing the $1 million mark in total donations to Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and the TGen Foundation. Tournament co-founder Mary Korus said this year’s event brought the total…

Milestone Give Blood Play Hockey event faces off 2018-19 inline season

October 25th, 2018

Each year, the inline hockey season in Southern California traditionally faces off with the annual Give Blood Play Hockey charity inline tournament. It was no different this year as the puck dropped on the organization’s 12th annual event Oct. 18-21 at The Rinks-Irvine Inline. What made this year’s tournament special, however, was the culmination of…