Player-Parent-Coach Meeting Sets the Tone and Expectations for the Season

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A foursome of new team members:  Pepper Joseph (top left then clockwise), Sage McGinley-Smith,  Molly French and Rebekah Rudd.

 

 

The beat goes on.  The girls did well in the the two scrimmages and there is excitement  and a very positive buzz about the new team.  Tonight the girls and their parents gathered at the real season opener–  a meeting of parents, players, and coaches that has set the stage for what is expected.  No fake news here. Excellent academics, practice ethics, the code of conduct, and the schedule were all discussed.  The girls are ready to HONOR THE TRADITION.  Practice tomorrow PM and team photos. First game upcoming,  Saturday afternoon.

Scrimmage and Overnight Weekend

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It’s a fun way to start the season– 2 scrimmages, a dinner and overnight together.

Here are a few glimpses of the new team– on the ice and gathering for some team bonding after the first scrimmage.  This may look familiar to some alums– this team is already looking like an HHS Marauder family.  Word is that the scrimmage went well and that the newbies were fun to watch and played well.  They are off to a great start!

Good luck at BFA tomorrow, Marauders.  Get some rest!

The Adventure Begins – Scrimmage Tomorrow

Congratulations to all the NEW Marauder Girls Varsity Ice Hockey players who are about to begin their journey with scrimmages and travel this weekend.  There is an overnight to initiate the season and learn about what it means to be part of this team.

Rest up, be ready!  Welcome to the  HHS GVIH family and tradition you have joined! Good luck to all the Marauders in the scrimmages! Let’s go, TEAM!

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Congratulations to New Team Members- Welcome to the HHS Girls Ice Hockey Family!

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Great tryout and this new group of Marauders are clearly INSPIRED! Keep it up!

Try-outs are over! Time to look forward……..

CONGRATULATIONS to the HHS Girls Ice Hockey Team newbies:

Hurray! Here are the “new ones”:
Rose Donaldson #20 D/F, Junior
Aiden Stone #tbd  G , Junior
Molly French #5 D, Sophomore
Kelly Citera #11 F,  Sophomore
Macy Curtis #18 F, Sophomore
Christina Chow #3 F, Sophomore
Pepper Joseph #7 F,  Sophomore
Rebekah Rudd #tbd  G , Freshman
Natalie Morhun #19 F/D, Freshman
Sage McGinley-Smith #16, F Freshman
Sophia Brackett #24 F,  Freshman
 Onward to the scrimmages:
Essex at 5PM on Friday
Scrimmage locations for the weekend:
Essex  : 2 Educational Drive, Essex Skating Facility
Essex Junction, VT 05452
BFA at 1:00 PM on Saturday
Bellows Free Academy:  Collins Pearly Sports Center
890 Fairfax Road
St. Albans, VT 05478

Big Week Ahead: Try-outs, Morning Practices, Weekend Scrimmages, Player-Parent Meeting

The week ahead is full! Check out the google calendar under “current season” to look ahead and prepare for the fun of the next several months!  Time to get to bed early, be organized and on task for homework.

The try-out schedule is as follows:

Monday: team meeting at 5:40 PM, try-out 6:40-7:40 PM

Tuesday: try-out 4:40- 6:00 PM. Team finalized on 11/28 after try-out 

Wednesday and Thursday: 5:30 AM Practice

Friday: Scrimmage at Essex, VT at 5:00 PM, leave HHS at 1:30

Friday night: Team overnight

Saturday: Scrimmage at Bellows Free Academy, VT at 1:00 PM

Sunday: Player- Parent  team meeting at 6:30 PM

Bring it on HHS! Welcome to the 2017-2018 season! Good luck to all players at try-outs!

 

Congrats to HHS VG Hockey Alumna and Bowdoin Freshman, JJ Taube! F/D at Bowdoin!

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Check out number 23 on the Bowdoin roster! Congrats to alumna JJ Taube, who will be playing on the Bowdoin women’s ice hockey team. Versatile player, she is on the roster as F/D!   JJ  adds a dynamic HHS element among her Upper Valley teammates Julia Surgenor and Meade Avery (both of Hanover Wild lineage).

Great job, JJ! HWPO—Hard work pays off! Have fun and know that your HHS teammates are rooting for you (except for the ones playing on other NESCAC teams) ! TNG!

Alumnae Game- December 26 @ 6:10 PM

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Last year’s alumnae game

Alumnae, make your plans for December 26– we want to see you all at Campion, ready to play in the Alumnae Game! Save the date!

Also, any alums who are at home over the holiday break are welcome to come to practice.  Check with coach or captains for days and times.

The game schedule for this year is up under “Current Season”. There may be some minor tweaks which will be worked out, but this is what we know about the schedule presently.