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August 25, 2011
Girls Hockey for Free Day for ages 6 to 16 is from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex, 580 Security Road, Hagerstown. Girls Hockey Day is an opportunity for girls of all ages to try ice hockey. They will be introduced to basic skills in hockey in a positive, fun and safe environment. They will also learn about opportunities in ice hockey in Hagerstown and learn about fair play, sportsmanship and teamwork. For more information or to register, call 301-766-9122 or go to www.hagerstownice.org .
NEWS
By TIM KOELBLE | June 16, 2008
SAINT JAMES -- Laurie Rousseau has left the St. James campus, but she left her mark on the school's girls lacrosse program in three years as head coach. St. James had gone 12-3 and 15-1 in the win-loss column the previous two years and came away with a 9-7 record in 2008, but Rousseau is the first to defend this season's record. "With our talent developing we played a much, much stronger schedule this year than in the past," she said. "We also placed more of an emphasis on team play.
NEWS
by PEPPER BALLARD | November 25, 2002
pepperb@herald-mail.com Sometimes they smell bad, mismatch their socks and get bruised, but that doesn't stop them from being girls - or from beating them. The Mid-Maryland Icebergs is the only area all-girls ice hockey team that suits up local players with skates and sticks alongside state teammates hailing from as far west as Cumberland and as far east as Odenton. The 13-member team is centered between practices at the Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex and Skate Frederick to accommodate players who travel from opposite sides of the state.
NEWS
By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.com | January 29, 2011
It seemed at the time to be hard luck for the Washington County Warthogs. The Special Olympics floor hockey team was scheduled to play one of two required qualifying games before the Maryland state tournament. Then Mother Nature happened along with a nasty snowstorm and the qualifier was canceled. The team needed to play another qualifier at its home rink or it would not be permitted to compete at states. Warthog head coach Jay Seipler began to brainstorm. "I thought, 'We have an ice sports complex here in town.
NEWS
by ANDREA ROWLAND | April 28, 2003
andrear@herald-mail.com Even while vying for a national championship title, local ice hockey player Alli Zube remained cool under pressure. "I wasn't nervous," said Alli, 13, whose all-female team earned a third-place win at the 2003 U.S. Youth and Girls'/Women's National Championships in Philadelphia. The competition was held April 2 to 6. Alli and her Tier 1 team, the Rockville, Md.,-based Montgomery Blue Devils, won three out of five games to secure a bronze medal.
NEWS
August 14, 1997
By JULIE E. GREENE Staff Writer More than 100 supporters of the new $2.3 million Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex got the opportunity to hit the ice Wednesday afternoon during a sneak preview of the rink at the Hagerstown Fairgrounds. The rink's grand opening for the public will be held on Friday. Starting at 2 p.m. there will be alternating half hours of exhibition skating and free ice skating for the public until 8 p.m. "Fourteen months ago when I had this dream I went to all of you in this building.
NEWS
July 27, 2006
Hagerstown Mayor Robert Bruchey made a stop at the Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex last Friday to check out the many improvements that have taken place since July 1. During the two weeks the ice rink was closed, a new sheet of ice, featuring the logo of the Hagerstown Bulldogs youth team at center ice, was installed. In addition, the dasher boards surrounding the ice have been repaired or replaced and the locker room area has been renovated and repainted in the colors of the Bulldogs - red, blue and gold.
NEWS
July 11, 1997
By KAREN MASTERSON Staff Writer The Washington County Sports Foundation announced Thursday that the state is providing $375,000 toward the completion of the $2.3 million ice rink at the Hagerstown Fairgrounds. In a small gathering at the half-finished Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex, state Del. John P. Donoghue, D-Washington, Mayor Robert Bruchey II and foundation Chairman Mathew McIntosh announced the award. "We have children who could be Olympic hopefuls, but Frederick is 28 miles away," Bruchey said, referring to the closest ice rink for local youths interested in exploring figuring skating or ice hockey.
NEWS
By JULIE E. GREENE | December 10, 1998
A slow summer has left Hagerstown's ice rink on such thin financial ice that officials are considering melting the ice and holding other activities there next summer, the chairman of the rink's nonprofit board said Wednesday. "The skating season last year tailed off dramatically after March. Once we got into June, with Little League going on, it went from a dramatic dropoff to a screeching halt," said Gary Wright, chairman of the Washington County Sports Foundation, which runs the rink.
NEWS
by KATE COLEMAN | December 19, 2002
katec@herald-mail.com Teresa Deckert likes the feeling of gliding when she's ice skating. "You feel free out on the ice," Deckert says. "It's like being in your own little world. " Deckert, 39, is not the only skater to enjoy a "little world" of her own at Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex on Security Boulevard. "The gliding makes you feel weightless," says Skating Director Jennifer Kaszubski. There are figure skaters, ice dancers, hockey players. There are little kids - lessons are available to anyone whose feet can fit in the skates - and there are adults who start to skate as adults.
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SPORTS
By BOB PARASILITI | bobp@herald-mail.com | February 14, 2013
The Washington County Northstars played Noah's Ark hockey on Thursday. They unleashed a storm of offense and scored goals two by two. Sean Kreps scored a hat trick and added an assist as the Northstars scored all their goals in their first 22 shots in an 8-1 victory over Montgomery Blair in the quarterfinals of the Maryland Student Hockey League Class 1A playoffs. Six of Washington County's eight goals were scored in sets of two, seconds apart. The Northstars did all their scoring in a 25-minute span and led 8-0 after two periods.
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LIFESTYLE
August 25, 2011
Girls Hockey for Free Day for ages 6 to 16 is from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex, 580 Security Road, Hagerstown. Girls Hockey Day is an opportunity for girls of all ages to try ice hockey. They will be introduced to basic skills in hockey in a positive, fun and safe environment. They will also learn about opportunities in ice hockey in Hagerstown and learn about fair play, sportsmanship and teamwork. For more information or to register, call 301-766-9122 or go to www.hagerstownice.org .
NEWS
By ALICIA NOTARIANNI | alnotarianni@aol.com | January 29, 2011
It seemed at the time to be hard luck for the Washington County Warthogs. The Special Olympics floor hockey team was scheduled to play one of two required qualifying games before the Maryland state tournament. Then Mother Nature happened along with a nasty snowstorm and the qualifier was canceled. The team needed to play another qualifier at its home rink or it would not be permitted to compete at states. Warthog head coach Jay Seipler began to brainstorm. "I thought, 'We have an ice sports complex here in town.
NEWS
By TIM KOELBLE | June 16, 2008
SAINT JAMES -- Laurie Rousseau has left the St. James campus, but she left her mark on the school's girls lacrosse program in three years as head coach. St. James had gone 12-3 and 15-1 in the win-loss column the previous two years and came away with a 9-7 record in 2008, but Rousseau is the first to defend this season's record. "With our talent developing we played a much, much stronger schedule this year than in the past," she said. "We also placed more of an emphasis on team play.
NEWS
July 27, 2006
Hagerstown Mayor Robert Bruchey made a stop at the Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex last Friday to check out the many improvements that have taken place since July 1. During the two weeks the ice rink was closed, a new sheet of ice, featuring the logo of the Hagerstown Bulldogs youth team at center ice, was installed. In addition, the dasher boards surrounding the ice have been repaired or replaced and the locker room area has been renovated and repainted in the colors of the Bulldogs - red, blue and gold.
NEWS
February 10, 2005
"In regards to the closing of Holly Place. I think it's a shame that these elderly people have no place to go. " - Hagerstown "I want to comment about the murder of that inmate who was on that bus with five guards. I think this needs to be investigated and the guards should be the ones in trouble. They are supposed to be in charge of their prisoners while on the bus and I think it's disgusting that this even happened. " - Boonsboro "Maryland Gov. Ehrlich said he needs more respect.
NEWS
by ANDREA ROWLAND | April 28, 2003
andrear@herald-mail.com Even while vying for a national championship title, local ice hockey player Alli Zube remained cool under pressure. "I wasn't nervous," said Alli, 13, whose all-female team earned a third-place win at the 2003 U.S. Youth and Girls'/Women's National Championships in Philadelphia. The competition was held April 2 to 6. Alli and her Tier 1 team, the Rockville, Md.,-based Montgomery Blue Devils, won three out of five games to secure a bronze medal.
NEWS
by KATE COLEMAN | December 19, 2002
katec@herald-mail.com Teresa Deckert likes the feeling of gliding when she's ice skating. "You feel free out on the ice," Deckert says. "It's like being in your own little world. " Deckert, 39, is not the only skater to enjoy a "little world" of her own at Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex on Security Boulevard. "The gliding makes you feel weightless," says Skating Director Jennifer Kaszubski. There are figure skaters, ice dancers, hockey players. There are little kids - lessons are available to anyone whose feet can fit in the skates - and there are adults who start to skate as adults.
NEWS
by PEPPER BALLARD | November 25, 2002
pepperb@herald-mail.com Sometimes they smell bad, mismatch their socks and get bruised, but that doesn't stop them from being girls - or from beating them. The Mid-Maryland Icebergs is the only area all-girls ice hockey team that suits up local players with skates and sticks alongside state teammates hailing from as far west as Cumberland and as far east as Odenton. The 13-member team is centered between practices at the Hagerstown Ice and Sports Complex and Skate Frederick to accommodate players who travel from opposite sides of the state.
NEWS
August 27, 2000
Pa. ice hockey group surviving despite loss of home rink By RICHARD F. BELISLE / Staff Writer WAYNESBORO, Pa. - It's been one struggle after another for the parents and adult volunteers of Cumberland Valley Hockey Association whose members' only dream is having a place to play hockey. They thought everything was all set when they formed the association early in 1998 a few weeks after the Doris I. Billow Ice Arena opened on Pa. 16 in Zullinger, Pa., just west of Waynesboro.
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