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Mason City Seeking New Coach
Mason City Youth Hockey, Mason City, Iowa, is seeking a head high school hockey coach for the 2015-2016 season. Interested candidates contact:
Shane Cooney
Ph: 641-583-0680
swcooney@hotmail.com

MHSHL Fall Meeting
DES MOINES, Iowa | League officials and team reprentatives will meet Saturday, August 22, for the annual fall planning session. The meeting will start at 10:00 am at the Iowa Motor Truck Association headquarters in Des Moines.

Need Help Locating Missing Statistics
2015-16 will mark the 40th season of the Midwest High School Hockey League. From the first official season in 1976-77 until 2005-06 the League was called the Iowa High School Hockey League. One event the League hopes to unveil during this milestone year is a record book of team and player statistics. Annual statistics have been uncovered for all years except for two: 1978-79 and 1984-85. Anyone with copies of stats from those two seasons please contact Roger Kelly at rogerkelly@cableone.net. To view League information and stats currently available go to the MHSHL/IHSHL Information Vault. (This is a work in progress…more information to come.)

SPECIAL: A Player’s Guide to Social Media
By Mark Burns - Special to USAHockey.com | In today’s world, teenagers constantly hear cautionary tales of social media mishaps and the responsibility that comes with being on various social platforms. Read More>

USA Hockey America's Showcase
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania | Team Mid-West, comprised of top MHSHL players, competed in USA Hockey America’s Showcase, April 9-13. Top high school teams from across the nation convened at Pittsburgh's Robert Morris University Island Sports Center for the annual event. This prestigious event is designed to allow high school hockey players, who do not traditionally get scouted, the opportunity to compete against the best of the best during a five-day period and be seen by every major hockey institution in North America. Team Midwest will compete in the A-pool.
Team Mid-West Roster >
America’s Showcase Website >

Thursday, April 9 - Midwest 1, Pittsburgh 12 - Summary>
Friday, April 10 - Midwest 1, New England 8 - Summary>
Saturday, April 11, 6:00 am - Midwest 7, New York 3 - Summary>
Sunday, April 12 - 1:00 pm - Midwest 1, Pittsburgh 2 - Summary>

Dubuque Second at National Tournament
Monday, March 23 - CHESTERFIELD, Missouri | All four MHSHL teams entered in the 2015 USA Hockey High School National Championships advanced from the round robin format to the championship bracket. Dubuque fell short in the championship game losing to Cherry Creek, Colorado, 2-1. Kansas City was eliminated in the semi-finals by Dubuque, 2-1. Omaha and Waterloo both lost in the quarter-finals.
USA Hockey High School Nationals Website >

2015 Jr. Varsity Year-End Tournament
March 6-8 -- Ames/ISU Ice Arena
Championship Game: Kansas City 0, Des Moines Capitals 3 Summary>

Jr. Varsity Tournament Bracket >
Jr. Varsity Game Summaries and Statistics on Pointstreak >

Tournament Qualifier Standings - FINAL >

2014-15 MHSHL Season Awards
President's Senior Academic Achievement Award>
Academic Achievement Award>

VARSITY
Regular-Season Champion: Kansas City Jets
Tournament Champion: Kansas City Jets
Tournament MVP: Alex Hoehn-Kansas City Jets
Top-10 Scorers: 1-Alex Burns-DM Oak Leafs, 2-Kyle Schott- Waterloo, 3-Carter Grobstick-Dubuque, T4-Skyler Beller-Sioux City, T4-Tanner Frerichs-Sioux City, 6-Carter Sola-Dubuque, 7-Alex Hoehn-Kansas City, T8-Austin Martin-DM Oak Leafs, T8-Blake Ramsey-DM Capitals, T10-Cole Childers-Omaha, T10-Jordan Reese-DM Capitals
Top-3 Silver Glove Goaltenders: 1-Eric Schuette-Kansas City, 2-Nick Steiner-Kansas City, 3-Joey Schuld-Omaha
All-League: Forwards: Blake Ramsey, Jr. - Des Moines Capitals; Alex Burns, Sr. - Des Moines Oak Leafs; Kean Kontor, Jr. - Lincoln
Defensemen: Zachary Ross, Sr. - Des Moines Capitals; Gabe Bortscheller, Jr. - Dubuque; Jake Taylor, Jr. - Kansas City
Goaltenders: Derek Fitzgerald, Sr. - Ames; Nick Steiner, Sr. - Kansas City
Co-Coaches-of-the-Year: Gary Emmons - Kansas City and Kevin Nolen - Dubuque
Sportsmanship Award: Cedar Rapids RoughRiders
All-Stars>
Team Mid-West>

JUNIOR VARSITY
Regular-Season Champion: Des Moines Oak Leafs
Tournament Champion: Des Moines Capitals
Top-10 Scorers: 1-Nick Spolec-Kansas City, 2-Zach Curry-Kansas City, 3-Tanner Swenson-Kansas City, 4-Noah Gyldenvand-DM Capitals
T5-Jacob Rieckens-Dubuque, T5-Trent Harsma-Sioux City, 7-Sam Raes-DM Capitals, 8-Harrison Kivlahan-Dubuque
9-Brandon Mitchell-Dubuque, 10-Domenic Zambuto-Omaha
Top-3 Silver Glove Goaltenders: 1-Connor Close-DM Oak Leafs, 2-Luke Johnson-DM Oak Leafs, 3-Drake Unger-Kansas City
Sportsmanship Award: Lincoln Jr. Stars

MIDWEST HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY LEAGUE

WEST DIVISION
KANSAS CITY Jets | LINCOLN Jr. Stars | OMAHA  Jr. Lancers | SIOUX CITY Metros

CENTRAL DIVISION
AMES Little Cyclones | DES MOINES Capitals | DES MOINES Oak Leafs | MASON CITY Mohawks

EAST DIVISION
CEDAR RAPIDS RoughRiders | DUBUQUE Devils | QUAD CITY Blues | WATERLOO Warriors


2016 VARSITY CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT
February 26-28, Ames/ISU Ice Arena

2016 JUNIOR VARSITY YEAR-END TOURNAMENT
March 4-6, Ames/ISU Ice Arena