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Scholastic inline hockey faces off across the Golden State

November 24th, 2016

It’s the time of the year when fall is starting to turn into winter that scholastic inline hockey leagues across California traditionally face off their seasons. The Anaheim Ducks Inline Scholastic League (ADISL) remains the largest of Southern California’s scholastic inline leagues. The ADISL faced off its 2016-17 Fall-Winter season on Oct. 30 with 21…

Give Blood Play Hockey event celebrates 10th anniversary

July 20th, 2016

This year’s Give Blood Play Hockey inline hockey charity tournament, scheduled Oct. 20-23 at The Rinks-Irvine Inline, is special in that it marks the tenth anniversary of the event, which owns distinction as the largest inline hockey charity tournament in the world. “This year we hope to hit the $750,000 mark on the way to…

CSU Fullerton inline star Nelson honored with NCRHA award

June 20th, 2016

At the conclusion of April’s National Collegiate Roller Hockey (NCRHA) national championship tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the NCRHA executive committee announced the recipients of its annual Outstanding Contribution to Collegiate Roller Hockey award. Cal State Fullerton junior Hunter Nelson received the award representing the Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League (WCRHL). The Garden Grove native…

Californians to have the world at their feet at FIRS finals in Italy

June 10th, 2016

California will have significant representation during this month’s International Federation of Roller Hockey (FIRS) inline hockey world championship tournament in Roana and Asiago, Italy. The United States will have teams competing in all four divisions — junior women, junior men, senior women and senior men. This year’s tournament is expected to set a participation record…

Casey’s Cup breaks records in support of cancer research

May 25th, 2016

The hockey community of Southern California once again came together to celebrate the life of former youth inline and ice hockey player Casey Strale as part of the second annual Casey’s Cup ironman ice hockey tournament April 9 at The Rinks-Anaheim Ice. The cross-ice event was sold out for the second consecutive year with 64…

AIHL playoffs on horizon for Pacific North, Pacific Southwest teams

April 29th, 2016

The American Inline Hockey League (AIHL) features 19 teams on its Elite Division roll call this season – 10 of them based on the West Coast, and seven of them in California. The league’s championship tournament is scheduled for May 20-22 in Bethpage, N.Y. Representatives from the league’s four geographic regions will be vying to…

Sibling revelry: San Jose’s Carly and Spenser Marquiss skate to the top of the class

April 4th, 2016

Carly Marquiss (Chico State University) and older brother Spenser Marquiss (Lindenwood University) had a rather unique hockey reunion in the middle of North America last year when both competed for their respective teams at the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA) national championship tournament in Independence, Mo. Both had the opportunity to watch each other…

California State Cup to roll out March 19-20 at Irvine Inline

March 18th, 2016

After a delay and late call for entries, the California State Cup inline hockey championship tournament will finally roll forward this weekend at The Rinks-Irvine Inline. This year’s tournament will include an intimate field of 11 teams in varsity and junior varsity divisions. The puck will drop Saturday, March 19, with championship games scheduled for…

Cancer survivor Chavira sets sights on new challenge: AIHL championship

March 2nd, 2016

Juaquin and Itan Chavira are inline hockey legends in their own time. They have won numerous championships in just about every domestic and international tournament anyone can name. But one championship has eluded them: the American Inline Hockey League’s Elite/Pro Division Champions Cup. The sibling duo is finally out to win it this year with…

Revived Cal Poly Pomona back in business

January 28th, 2016

Cal Poly Pomona won the Western Collegiate Roller Hockey League’s (WCRHL) inaugural Division I championship during the 1994 spring season and placed runner-up in the WCRHL Division I regional championship game in both 2001 and 2003 before winning the WCRHL’s Division II regional championship in 2008. The Broncos are back in action for the first…