Hockey team unites, works cohesively

Hockey team unites, works cohesively

Erin Schroeder, Print Executive Editor

January 26, 2014

For the hockey team, a huge factor in the outcome of each game is the cooperation of the team and how well they work together. Because of the frequency of players missing games due to being out of town or otherwise unable to play, the team has had to learn to adapt to a shortage of players. On Jan. 17, at thei...

Strength of schedule

Cody Jones

January 17, 2013

Just two years ago, Hockey was preparing for a march to the state championship. Nowadays, they are just trying to not fall through the ice. If the team wants a chance to fight for the Wickenheiser Cup, it must win its final two games. Such a feat is not impossible, but players know the magnitude of the ta...

Close game ends in Spartan victory

Ellen Hinze

February 16, 2012

As the final buzzer sounded, the score of the game was 3-3, but going into the third period, Duchesne came out strong taking the lead. For the Spartans to win, they now needed to make two goals. “We fought back and scored the tying goal half way through the period,” Coach Tom Mueller said. “...

Hockey continues toward Wickenhieser cup

Ellen Hinze

February 15, 2012

Out of the 41 teams in Midstates Hockey, the Spartans are ranked 19th which gave the team the 3rd seed in the Wickenhieser cup tournament. Although the boys will not be playing for the state cup, they do have a chance to play at the Scott Trade Center. “In our first round, we played Priory and won b...

Hockey moves on to Wickenhieser cup

Ellen Hinze

January 31, 2012

From a championship season to an up and down one, Coach Tom Mueller does not know what next season will hold. Although the team did not make it to the Challenge Cup playoffs, Coach Mueller is looking forward to playing in the Wickenhieser Cup. “Winning the Wickenhieser Cup will be a great accomp...

Freshman joins varsity hockey team

Ellen Hinze

January 23, 2012

From a team that won State, to a team with a record of 9-10, the ice hockey team may not be enjoying the success of last year, but they have underclassmen players creating notice. Freshman Graham Nave, a goaltender, has won the last two games for the Spartans. The games against Howell and Fort Zumwalt We...

Grabowski quits hockey team

Ellen Hinze

January 17, 2012

After receiving the MVP award at state last year, former goaltender, senior Zach Grabowski quit the varsity ice hockey team due to conflicts with the coach. “The coach didn’t know what he was doing,” Grabowski said. “He didn’t know how to run a power play. He played the wrong players at the w...

Spartans upset Cadets

Claire Henderson

March 9, 2011

After defeating SLUH in the semifinals, the Spartan hockey team turned its eyes toward the Challenge Cup Finals against its long-time rival, the CBC Cadets. Though SLUH was a big competitor during the semifinals, CBC had repeatedly knocked the Spartans out of the final rounds of the Challenge Cup in...

Challenge Cup to be played at Scottrade March 8

Claire Henderson

March 3, 2011

The Spartan hockey team is heading to the Challenge Cup Finals for the first time ever on Tuesday, March 8. The game will be held at the Scottrade Center at 8 p.m. The Spartans will be playing CBC, a team that has ended their advancement in the playoffs many years in the past. The doors at the Scott...

Hockey team makes finals for first time in school history

Claire Henderson

March 3, 2011

After the first game of the semifinals in the Spartans’ series against SLUH ended in a tie, the team had to bring their absolute best to the second game. The game at 8 p.m. on Feb. 26 came, and the Spartans showed SLUH what they were made of with a shutout victory of 3-0. After two scoreless periods, a ...

Spartans advance to finals with 3-0 win over SLUH

Claire Henderson

February 27, 2011

The Spartans made history Feb. 26 at Hardee’s Iceplex with a victory over St. Louis University High School. Their 3-0 shutout in the second and final game of the semifinals made them the first ever St. Charles County school team to advance to state finals. The score remained 0-0 throughout the first...

Spartans prepare for semifinal matches

Claire Henderson

February 23, 2011

As the semifinals approach, the hockey team is preparing for victory and the chance to move on to the finals in the Challenge Cup. As Head Coach Tom Mueller predicted, their opponent in the semifinals will be SLUH. “[T]his week is huge,” said junior forward Chase Rey, who also plays for the Jr....

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