Nothing like jumping right into it! The Vianney Hockey Coaches and Administration have been busy putting together an exciting pre-season slate of games. The coaches feel strongly that coming together as a team in game situations will pay dividends throughout the season and at playoff time.
The weekend of September 18, 19 and 20, 2015 the Griffins host the Owensboro KY Rampage High School Varsity and JV teams in two Varsity games and one JV game. The Rampage are members of the Kentucky High School Hockey League (KHSHL) which includes member teams Trinity Shamrocks, South Oldham, Paul Laurence Dunbar Bull Dogs, Henry Clay Blue Devils,Evansville Thunder, Eastern High School Eagles and Saint Xavier Tigers. Last season the Rampage finished second in the High School Division with a record of 9-1-1 with 73 Goals For and 44 Goals Against. Last season the Rampage was led in scoring by Mayes McFarland with 16 Goals and 8 Assists. Traditionally, the Owensboro teams are at the top of the standings in the KHSHL.
On Homecoming Weekend at Vianney, October 2, 3 and 4, 2015, the football team won't be the only ones taking the field. Vianney Hockey is proud to host the Omaha NE Jr. Lancers High School Varsity and JV teams in two Varsity games and two JV games. The Lancer's operate under The Omaha Hockey Club and for years have been top performers in their respective Varsity and JV leagues.The High School Jr. Lancers Travel program will prove to be a great test for the Vianney Varsity and JV teams and assist in assessing our team and individual strengths and challenges as we move to the beginning of the 2015-2016 season.
As always, the Vianney Varsity team will participate in the Annual Top Hat Tournament hosted by the Webster Groves High School Hockey Club. Every season the weekly tournament games at the Webster Groves Ice Arena are well attended and make for a great opportunity to see where Vianney stacks up against other Mid States Club Hockey Association (MSCHA) opponents. Check out the calendar
for complete information on game dates and times
Currently, the Coaches and Administrators are looking for a few more pre-season opportunities where the young Griffins can showcase their talent and build for total team success in 2015-2016 and beyond.