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CBC is back playing for the Midstates Club Hockey Association’s Challenge Cup championship

They’re baaaaack. Of course that catchphrase originally was squealed by the little girl played by the late Heather O’Rourke in the 1986 movie “Poltergeist II” about evil spirits invading a suburban home. Who is back now is the CBC Cadets hockey team. The Cadets are back in the Challenge Cup championship game. The Cadets play in the Midstates Club Hockey Association’s top tournament game, one the program has won a record 16 times. The CBC Cadets defeated Kirkwood in the semifinals to advance and play for the Challenge Cup championship at the Enterprise Center. (CBC photo) The Cadets (27-1) play ...

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Parkway South wins Founders Cup championship in the Midstates Club Hockey Assocation tournament

The Parkway South Patriots are Founders Cup champions. The Patriots defeated the Eureka Wildcats 7-3 in the recent championship game at the Queeny Recreational Complex. The Patriots finished 7-15-3. The Wildcats, the reigning Founders Cup champions, wound up 7-16-3. The Parkway South Patriots won the Founders Cup championship. The Patriots defeated Eureka 7-3 to claim the title of the Midstates Club Hockey Association’s tournament. Coach Jim Taylor said he was proud of his team and what it accomplished. “I was happy for them,” Taylor said. “I’ve commented that this was the end of season tournament most appropriate for our team ...

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CBC healthy and ready for Challenge Cup semifinal series against Kirkwood

The top-seeded CBC Cadets have just one loss this season and that team is their opponent in the Midstates Club Hockey Association’s Challenge Cup semifinals. The Cadets (25-1) carry a 14-game winning streak into the Challenge Cup semifinals. The lone loss came to the Kirkwood Pioneers back on Dec. 21. CBC had scored a 2-1 win over Kirkwood on Nov. 15. The CBC Cadets will play the Kirkwood Pioneers in a Challenge Cup semifinal series. The winner advances to play for the championship. “As far as the regular season in our split with Kirkwood, the team that won each particular ...

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Lafayette reaches Challenge Cup semifinals, faces Vianney

Reaching the Challenge Cup Final Four for the first since 1987-88, the Lafayette Lancers don’t aim to stop. Lafayette, 13-10-3 and the reigning Wickenheiser Cup champion, meets Vianney (18-7-1) at 8:20 p.m. Saturday and Game 2 is set for 7 p.m. on Feb. 29. Both games will be played Centene Ice Center. The winner will play for the Cup championship at 8 p.m. March 11 at the Enterprise Center. The Lafayette Lancers have earned a berth in the Challenge Cup semifinals. The Lancers will meet Vianney in a two-game series. “We still have the plaque from that (1987-88) team in ...

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Westminster faces top-seeded Oakville in Wickenheiser Cup semifinal

Westminster Christian Academy begins semifinal play in the Wickenheiser Cup against an opponent the Wildcats have not played this season. Game 1 against the Oakville Tigers is set for 9 p.m. Friday. Game 2 is scheduled 7 p.m. Feb. 28. Both Midstates Club Hockey Association games will be played at the Centene Ice Center in Maryland Heights. Westminster Christian Academy’s Jack Bystrom is seen during the Wildcats’ quarterfinal game against the Fort Zumwalt East Lions. (Photo by Eric Lane) The winner will play for the Cup championship at 5:30 p.m. March 11 at the Enterprise Center. Facing a new foe ...

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Parkway South set to play defending champion Eureka in Founders Cup title game

The Parkway South Patriots will meet the Eureka Wildcats for the championship of the Founders Cup. The two teams will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Queeny Park Recreational Complex in the title game of the third-tier tournament of the Midstates Club Hockey Association. The Parkway South Patriots will meet Eureka for the Founders Cup championship. Parkway South is 6-15-3 and takes a three-game winning streak into the championship game. Eureka, the defending Founders Cup champions, is 7-15-3 and has won four of its last five games with a tie. Patriots coach Jim Taylor said his team is ready for ...

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Parkway West meets top-seeded Oakville in Wickenheiser Cup quarterfinal series

The Parkway West Longhorns face a tough test in the Wickenheiser Cup quarterfinals. Parkway West, seeded 10th, meets top-seeded Oakville at 6:20 p.m. Friday at Maryville. Game 2 is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at South County. A mini-game will be played after Game 2 if necessary. The Parkway West Longhorns. First Row: Nathan Meek, Margaret Brawley, Michael Pugachev, Ty Waddell, Andrew Meek, Sam Zgiet, Michael Newton, Reginald Carnemolla, Jackson Meyer, Anne Zahoran. Second Row: Assistant Coach Rich Meek, Thomas Nickel, Jack Fels, Jeremy Emch, Cole Waddell, Danny Talbott, Skyler Ji, Jakeb Gould, Assistant Coach Jon Overstreet, Head Coach Brian ...

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Westminster Christian Academy reaches Wickenheiser Cup quarterfinals, will play Fort Zumwalt East

Westminster Christian Academy hockey coach Dean Penberthy likes how his club has overcame heavy graduation losses from last season to have a good campaign this year. The Wildcats finished the regular season at 11-9-1, winning their last four games. In the Midstates Club Hockey Association’s Wickenheiser Cup tournament, Westminster was seeded fifth. The Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats. Front Row: Mike Johnson, Harry Ottsen, Collin McCarthy, Emily Griege, Logan Yantes, Tommy Le, Gus Duda, Caleb Bross, Drew Gingerich. Second Row: Head Coach Dean Penberthy, Jack Freeman, Jack Wooldridge, Dylan Wells, Jack Bystrom, Aidan Penberthy, Ben Parres, Jon Lane, Zack Kilgore, Matt ...

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Marquette set to meet Lafayette in a Midstates Club Hockey Association’s Challenge Cup quarterfinal series

With basically a new team this season, the Marquette Mustangs hockey program did not skip a beat. The Mustangs finished the regular season at 12-6-3 and drew the No. 4 seed in the Midstates’ Club Hockey Association’s Challenge Cup. The Marquette Mustangs. First Row: Assistant Coach Mitch Campbell, Assistant Coach Tommy McClure, Assistant Coach Gregg Rohlfing, Brett Zimmer, Cole Eckert, Mac Beatrice, Nicolas La Macchia, Issac Weatherford, Megan Eshelman, Head Coach Gary Tockman, Assistant Coach Craig Campbell. Second Row: Jake Johnson, Andrew Richmann, Evan Miller, Jared Busch, Edward Yue, Zach Maupin, Ryan Farrell, Andrew Farrell, Ryan McDonald, Charlie Katke, Ty ...

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De Smet reaches Challenge Cup quarterfinals, set for series against Kirkwood

The De Smet Spartans remain alive in their quest to reach the Challenge Cup final for the third consecutive year. De Smet, the Challenge Cup runner-up in the last two season, has advanced out of pool play into the quarterfinals. The Spartans, who were seeded fourth, meet No. 6 Kirkwood at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Queeny. Game 2 at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Queeny. A mini-game will be play after Game 2 if necessary. The De Smet Spartans celebrate advancing to the Challenge Cup quarterfinals. (Photo by Gina Bak) The Spartans lost their last three games of the regular season. ...

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