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NARCh West Coast Finals face off 25th anniversary season

June 15th, 2018

The top inline hockey teams throughout North America and much of the rest of the roller hockey playing world will gather this summer to celebrate a milestone: the 25th anniversary of the NARCh Finals. The long-running tournament continues to be regarded as the largest amateur roller hockey tournament in the world and it does not…

WCRHL teams bidding for NCRHA national championships this week in Fargo

April 11th, 2018

The 2018 National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA) national championship tournament is taking place April 11-15 at the Southwest Youth Ice Arena in Fargo, N.D. The Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League (WCRHL) has 12 teams competing — eight from California and four from Arizona. READ OUR MARCH 2018 ISSUE Entrants in the Division I tournament…

Winter Wars West features sold-out tournament at THE RINKS-Irvine Inline

March 26th, 2018

A total of 125 teams competed in a jam-packed weekend Feb. 23-25 at The Rinks-Huntington Beach Inline and THE RINKS-Irvine Inline as part of the 2018 Winter Wars West tournament. Championship trophies were handed out in 18 sub-divisions, ranging from 6U though adult. “The competition was terrific and there was great parity in all divisions,”…

Broncos top Wolverines to win CIF Kiwanis Cup

March 19th, 2018

The San Diego County-based Metro Conference, the state’s lone scholastic inline hockey league sanctioned by the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), closed out its 18th consecutive season of operation with its annual Don Cerone/Kiwanis Cup championship finals March 5 at the Escondido Sports Center. The championship game featured a rematch of last season’s final won by…

ADISL’s Junior High Division continues to grow in popularity

March 10th, 2018

The Anaheim Ducks Inline Scholastic Hockey League (ADISL) has branched out this season to include a Junior High Division to go along with its already-popular long-running high school division. The junior circuit is proving to be just as popular with players in the younger age group. READ OUR FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE ADISL coordinator John Paerels…

Beckman I, Pacifica post undefeated seasons to wrap up ADISL winter playoffs

March 2nd, 2018

The Anaheim Ducks Inline Scholastic Hockey League (ADISL) held its winter championship playoffs Feb. 9-11 at THE RINKS-Irvine Inline. The three regular season groupings of 22 teams were split into six divisions for the playoffs. All teams participated in the playoffs. READ OUR FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE “Overall, we saw some very exciting, competitive games in…

ADISL, WCRHL set to face off 2017-18 inline seasons

October 20th, 2017

The Anaheim Ducks Inline Scholastic League (ADISL) will face off regular season play on Sunday, Oct. 29. The fall/winter edition of the long-running inline scholastic league features 22 teams — one more team than last season. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE League coordinator John Paerels said the league has added two teams out of Corona (Norco…

Wildly popular Give Blood Play Hockey Tournament set to face off in October

August 10th, 2017

The 11th annual Give Blood Play Hockey Inline Charity tournament is scheduled Oct. 19-22 at The Rinks-Irvine Inline. And it’s not too early to reserve a spot in this event that grows each year. For many teams, the warm-hearted charity event faces off the new season of roller hockey in Southern California. It is usually…

Inline scholastic leagues wrap up 2016-17 season with a golden rush

July 12th, 2017

The Anaheim Ducks Inline Scholastic League (ADISL) put to bed its 2017 spring season with a flurry of championship playoff games May 21 to mark the end of its cumulative 2016-17 campaign. Champions in six divisions were crowned in competition at The Rinks-Irvine Inline. “The playoffs were very intense,” ADISL coordinator John Paerels explained in…

Team USA inline team seeking success this summer in Slovakia

June 22nd, 2017

Team USA will put its reputation on the line once again as one of the world’s top inline hockey powers at the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Inline Hockey World Championships June 25-July 1 in Bratislava, Slovakia. The U.S. has medaled in all but five of the 19 IIHF inline world championships previously staged,…