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Daily improvement the name of the game at Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy

January 15th, 2019

With the holidays suddenly past and the hockey season well into the second half, the teams at Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy are hitting their stride. The school’s prep team was off to a 6-2-0 start in the NAHL Prep division, and the varsity squad was 3-1-0-2 competing in the Anaheim Ducks High School Hockey League….

Fritsche, AHSHA seeing ‘immeasurable growth’ with league

December 19th, 2018

When Marc Fritsche took over as AHSHA president two years ago, his immediate vision was to see the high school league grow and progress over the long term. While that has happened, what Fritsche didn’t expect was for the growth and improvement across the entire league to take place at a rapid pace. READ OUR…

Standouts Dahlen, Nordorf, Boyko, Coca succeeding for TPHA, both on and off the ice

November 29th, 2018

As the weather cools down and snow starts to sprinkle the mountain peaks all around, things are heating up at Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy. Tahoe’s prep team was off to a 13-3 start through the end of October and had outscored their opponents 77-42. The varsity group was 1-1 in the Anaheim Ducks High School…

New AHSHA leadership award recognizes Doan, Catalano

November 19th, 2018

It’s onward and upward for the Arizona High School Hockey Association (AHSHA). This season, the new Shane Doan Leadership Award will be presented to one senior player in each of the four Varsity divisions upon the conclusion of the 2018-19 season. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE According to AHSHA president Marc Fritsche, this award will be…

Young SoCal talents finding benefits to playing at TPHA

November 12th, 2018

A pair of Southern Californians are making themselves at home quickly at Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy (TPHA). Tyler McNeil and Leon Biller both made the jump from playing for the Valencia Jr. Flyers last year to joining TPHA this season, and the pair of 16-year-old junior forwards have already established themselves as integral members of…

TPHA building a foundation for elite development in the Sierra Nevada

November 5th, 2018

Early into the third year of its young life, the Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy in South Lake Tahoe is taking all the right steps to build a foundation for a long-lasting future. Things are rounding into shape nicely as the academy continues to provide unparalleled hockey development, a rigorous academic structure and a campus environment…

AHSHA growth spurt welcomes new girls Premier, Tucson teams

October 29th, 2018

As the Arizona High School Hockey Association (AHSHA) gears up for the 2018-19 season, the league will have a new look this year – and that’s a good thing. AHSHA welcomes the Tucson High School Roadrunners program, in addition to a new girls team that will play within the Premier program this season. READ OUR…

Traditions taking hold at Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy

October 9th, 2018

The new hockey season has barely begun, but it’s already obvious to everyone at Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy that things are different on the mountainside campus this year. As Tahoe sets sail on its third year of existence, the academy is finding that traditions are taking hold, camaraderie is prevalent and the student-athletes are forming…

Tahoe Prep Hockey Academy graduates first senior class, Year 3 on tap

August 15th, 2018

The summer months may be a time for young hockey players to get away from the ice, enjoy some other sports or activities and relish the freedom of being out of school, but for coaches and administrators, it’s time to grind. Without daily practices and games to occupy their attention, they look at these months…

Banner, AHSHA partnership a positive for injury management

May 24th, 2018

Obviously, hockey is a contact sport and with that come the risks for injuries and concussions. The Arizona High School Hockey Association (AHSHA) has taken the initiative to prevent, reduce, identify and treat these types of injuries with its partnership with Banner Sports Medicine and Concussion Specialists over the past three years. READ OUR MAY…