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U.S. Pond Hockey Championships show sport in its purest form
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U.S. Pond Hockey Championships show sport in its purest form

To those who grew up playing the game, there is nothing quite like pond hockey. The stereotypes of organized youth hockey are myriad: helicopter parents litter rinks across the country, putting too much pressure on young players who must spend exorbitant amounts of money just to have the requisite equipment to play. However, on ponds…

Is Mac missing out on the MIAC’s best sport?
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Is Mac missing out on the MIAC’s best sport?

What club sport sees more student enthusiasm at its games than most varsity sports? What MIAC sport boasts arguably the most talented rosters? Minnesota is typically referred to as the State Of ____? The answer to all three of those questions is hockey. Macalester Club Hockey has enjoyed enormous amounts of support from Macalester students,…

Minnesota Wild start season off slowly, remain optimistic
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Minnesota Wild start season off slowly, remain optimistic

In the aftermath of the Vikings’ disappointing loss to a very beatable Green Bay Packers team in the playoffs and months away from beginning of the Twins’ season, Minnesota sports fans can finally turn their attention to hockey. Before we can actually get to the Wild, we have to remember that the season is shortened…