ALL SKILL LEVELS
The 13th annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Hockey Camp will be held at the Moylan Tranquility Iceplex in Omaha, NE on Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4. This camp is open to male and female players of all ages and skill levels, and will focus on hockey skills, hockey fundamentals, conditioning, spiritual enrichment and fun.
Each session will run from 8:30AM-4:30PM and will consist of approximately three (3) hours of ice-time per day, dry-land training, chalk talk, spiritual devotions and lunches. The cost for the complete camp will be $140.00 per player, for the first player from a family, and $90.00 for each additional player from the same family. If needed, scholarships are available. Parents and siblings are welcome to participate or audit. Half-day sessions are available for players born since 2011 and/or for skating parents at $90.00, per skater.
If you and/or someone that you know is interested in this FCA Hockey Camp, please provide the information requested below via e.mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (402-331-3827) or USMail (Ross & Denise Scholz, 10222 Polk St., Omaha, NE 68127-5401). In order to assist us in making the appropriate arrangements, even without your payment at this time, we would appreciate receiving your registration as soon as possible. This is an opportunity for tremendous fulfillment and enrichment, so please plan to attend and bring your friends.
Des Moines, IA | The Midwest High School Hockey League opens the 2017-2018 season this coming weekend, October 27-29, when all 12 teams take the ice for two-game sets against inter-division rivals. The lone Friday contest features the Ames Little Cyclones traveling to the Kansas City Jets for the first of two games. Saturday and Sunday action sees Mason City at Waterloo, Quad City at Des Moines Oak Leafs, Des Moines Capitals at Sioux City, Omaha at Dubuque, and Lincoln at Cedar Rapids. These particular matchups are the only time these teams will face each other during the season.
When the Des Moines Capitals travel to Sioux City, it will launch their pursuit of a third consecutive Varsity Regular-Season Championship. The Capitals will also have the opportunity to avenge a 6-5 semifinal loss at the hands of Sioux City in last year’s Varsity Championship Tournament. The Waterloo Warriors topped Sioux City 2-1 in the championship game to capture the 2017 Varsity Tournament title.
The Omaha Jr. Lancers owned last season’s Junior Varsity Regular-Season Championship, while the Lincoln Jr. Stars topped the Des Moines Oak Leafs 2-1 to earn the Year-End Tournament title.
Team Midwest once again competed at America’s Hockey Showcase in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The top-20 players in the League make up the Team Midwest roster. For the first time, after attending the event continuously since 1990, Team Midwest earned the #1 seed at the conclusion of pool play. The team was later eliminated in the championship quarterfinals.
The Omaha Jr. Lancers was the sole League representative at last year’s USA Hockey High School National Championships in Cleveland, Ohio, where they advanced to the semifinals before being eliminated by a team from Missoula, Montana, 4-2.
Breaking news from the League’s fall meeting was the inking of a contract with the City of Ames to host the Varsity and Jr. Varsity year-end tournaments at the Ames/ISU Ice Arena for the next five years. The 2018 Varsity and Jr. Varsity year-end tournaments will share the same weekend in Ames, March 1-4. The Varsity tournament will run from Friday, March 2 to Sunday, March 4, while the Jr. Varsity tournament will begin Thursday, March 1, and run through Saturday, March 3. The first day of quarterfinal games for both tournaments will be single-elimination.
The 12-team Midwest High School Hockey League is divided into three divisions. Kansas City, Lincoln, Omaha and Sioux City in the West; Ames, Des Moines Capitals, Des Moines Oak Leafs and Mason City in the Central; and Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Quad City and Waterloo in the East.
Each team plays division rivals four times and teams outside the division twice to make up a 28-game schedule. All teams compete at the Varsity and Jr. Varsity levels. The season ends with the Varsity Championship Tournament and Jr. Varsity Year-End Tournament in Ames. Nearly 400 high school student athletes compete in the League that covers three states. This year marks the 42nd year of the Midwest High School Hockey League, formerly known as the Iowa High School Hockey League.
The MHSHL is a member of the Pointstreak Scoring Network. For scores, standings and statistics go to: http://www.midwesthighschoolhockey.com
For a complete history of the Iowa/Midwest High School Hockey League including year-by-year listings of past champions and statistics, go to the Information Vault at http://www.mhshl.com/