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AHSHA hits jackpot with Green as new hockey director

November 20th, 2019

As the new AHSHA season gets underway, some new faces take over new roles within the organization. Tait Green is the new hockey director and comes to AHSHA with a solid background in the game, currently serving as the hockey director and ACHA Division I coach at Arizona State University. Green, who has been involved…

Tahoe Prep Academy teams start new 2019-20 seasons on positive notes

November 13th, 2019

The 2019-20 season is well underway, and both the prep and varsity teams at Tahoe Prep Academy are off to great starts. Here’s a look at five players already making an impact: READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Jaxon Call A 16-year-old varsity defenseman, Call said he felt right at home returning to Tahoe Prep for his…

AHSHA growth continuing to blossom with support of NHL’s Coyotes

October 31st, 2019

As the 2019-20 Arizona High School Hockey Association (AHSHA) season approaches, it’s clearly obvious that the league has never been in better shape. With 34 teams in the league again this year, there is a total of 243 new players, up from 189 players last year. The total number of registered players is 634. READ…

Tahoe Prep defenseman Nordorf expands horizons at national camp

October 29th, 2019

What does it take to be in the top one percent of hockey players? Tahoe Prep defenseman Jacob Nordorf found out this year on his road to the 2019 USA Hockey Boys Select 17 Player Development Camp, which was held in June in Amherst, N.Y. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The camp provided the United States’…

Newcomers to Tahoe Prep look to maximize their opportunity

October 16th, 2019

With each new season, Tahoe Prep Academy welcomes a handful of new players to its campus, and each brings with them plenty of talent and promise. Now in its fourth season, the program is attracting players from all over the country and beyond our borders, but there are still plenty of players from California’s top…

Optimism abounds as Tahoe Prep opens 2019-20 season

September 26th, 2019

Fall is always the best time of year for the student-athletes, coaches and administrators at Tahoe Prep Academy, and it’s not just because a chill in the air has returned to most mornings and evenings and snow will soon be falling on an almost daily basis. Autumn signals the beginning of hockey season, and after…

With Year 4 ahead, Tahoe Prep moving in right direction

September 18th, 2019

Summer may be in full swing, with tourists descending on Lake Tahoe for the season and hockey far from most peoples’ minds, but at Tahoe Prep Academy, they’re always looking ahead and are already preparing for a successful 2019-20 academic year and hockey season. As the burgeoning academy prepares for its fourth year, Tahoe Prep…

Tahoe Prep quartet reflects on superb 2018-19 season

July 17th, 2019

Summer is here, and the snowpack from Lake Tahoe’s near-record winter is melting. And while that means winter is a distant memory, it doesn’t mean hockey is long forgotten. At Tahoe Prep Academy, the sport occupies a prominent spot at the forefront of brain activity every day of the year. With that in mind, here’s…

Tahoe Prep taps Collins as head coach for ‘19-20 season

June 19th, 2019

Since it first opened its doors along the shores of majestic Lake Tahoe in 2016, Tahoe Prep Academy has grown to sign its first international player and join two new leagues. Next season, the academy will again have two independent teams at the prep and varsity levels. To ensure that the academy’s growth is supported…

Pinnacle finishes wild ’18-19 season with Nationals run

April 29th, 2019

For the third straight year, Pinnacle High School advanced to the USA Hockey High School National Championships, and this season, made it to the quarterfinals before bowing out. Pioneers coach Glenn Karlson said making it to Nationals was a priority at the start of the season and getting to Cleveland last month made for some…