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Category Archives: High School

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…

Trio of players make impact as Year 3 wraps up at TPHA

April 28th, 2019

The 2018-19 hockey season may be behind us, but that only means it’s a great time to look back and reflect as things gear up for next season. Year 3 at Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy represented another building block in establishing the West Coast’s premier program. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Here are three student-athletes who…

Addition of ECEL competition bolsters Tahoe Prep slate for ’19-20 season

April 26th, 2019

Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy took yet another major step in its development as one of the premier prep programs in North America recently when the academy announced that it will be playing next season in the Tier I East Coast Elite League (ECEL) as well as in the NAHL Prep League. The newest addition to…

Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy student-athletes surging toward continued success

April 16th, 2019

Daylight savings time has begun, and temperatures are starting to warm up at the base of the mountains in Lake Tahoe. As the 2018-19 hockey season winds down and the final few months of the academic year are upon us, there’s plenty to be excited about at Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy. Here are a half-dozen…

AHSHA teams advancing players to junior, college ranks

March 26th, 2019

Some consider high school the best times of their lives. Add in playing hockey for your high school and it’s the best of both worlds. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE As AHSHA has grown over the years, so, too, have advancement opportunities for its standout players. For the 2018-19 season, Robby Beck (Cactus Shadows, NA3HL’s Northeast…

Five AHSHA state champs crowned in action-packed weekend at Ice Den Scottsdale

March 19th, 2019

The second weekend in February brought the top high school teams in Arizona to the Ice Den Scottsdale for the AHSHA state championships. Teams in five divisions claimed state championships, including Pinnacle, which won the Division 1 state title for the third straight year. Pinnacle will now gear up to head to the USA Hockey…

TPHA student-athletes continuing to produce on the ice, in the classroom

March 18th, 2019

With the Christmas break well in the rear-view mirror and the 2018-19 hockey season and academic year more than halfway complete, the prep and varsity teams at Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy have settled in nicely and are doing exactly what they have always intended – playing great hockey while developing players’ skills. Tahoe’s prep squad…

Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy specializing in developing players for next level

February 12th, 2019

The snow has been falling in Tahoe for quite some time, and while skiers and snowboarders are enjoying a spectacular season at the area’s countless winter resorts, the student-athletes at Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy have kept their focus squarely on achieving success on the ice and in the classroom. Tahoe’s prep team found itself entering…

Defending AHSHA champions gearing up for upcoming state playoffs

January 21st, 2019

Last season, four AHSHA state champions were crowned. This season, there will be five. One major change to the 2018-19 season saw AHSHA revise Division 2 into A and B divisions. All stayed the same with Division 1, Division 3 and the JV Division. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE Quarterfinal games will be played on Jan….