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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,…

Half dozen California connections named to U.S. National Inline Team

June 20th, 2017

USA Hockey announced on June 19 the roster for its U.S. National Inline Team that will compete at the upcoming 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Inline Hockey World Championship from June 25-July 1 in Bratislava, Slovakia. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The U.S. has medaled in five of the last seven tournaments, including winning gold…

The Rinks’ free Street Hockey Showcase coming up June 24

June 9th, 2017

When the Anaheim Ducks and the Irvine Ice Foundation announced the approval of the new Great Park Ice Complex set to open in the summer of 2018, South Orange County knew it needed to get ready for hockey. With the addition of four new ice sheets, the largest ice facility in the United States will…

WCRHL teams head to Florida for collegiate inline nationals

April 2nd, 2017

Nine teams from the Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League (WCRHL) will be out to accomplish the same goal at April’s National Collegiate Roller Hockey Championship tournament in Ft. Myers, Fla. That goal: to win the championship title in their respective divisions. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Teams traveling from the West Coast for the April 5-9…

Southern California inline scholastic season finishes with a golden rush

March 17th, 2017

The scholastic inline hockey season closed in a rush for teams in Orange and San Diego counties during the first weekend in March. The Anaheim Ducks Inline Scholastic League (ADISL) held its championship playoffs the weekend of March 3-5 at The Rinks-Irvine Inline. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE ADISL coordinator John Paerels said the playoffs went…

Inline hockey maneuvers speed bumps, continues to roll forward in California

February 2nd, 2017

The potential for the growth of inline hockey appeared limitless at the dawn of the 1990s. Roller Hockey International (RHI), a big-splash professional league, rolled into prime time in 1993. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The North American Roller Hockey Championship tournament series (NARCh) was founded in 1994 and quickly became recognized as the pinnacle of…

Patrick Henry newest member of CIF-Metro Conference inline league

December 29th, 2016

Patrick Henry High School played its inaugural CIF-Metro Conference roller hockey game Nov. 30 against the defending Kiwanis Cup champion Westview Wolverines. The fledgling Patriots came up short by a score of 13-1, but head coach Chuck Russell felt his team still came out winners. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE “It is amazing how strong the…