2012 Rink Hockey Nationals

July 07 - 13, 2012


July 13th

2012 USA Ladies Team Tryouts

By: Tom Hughes

The tryouts for the 2012 USA Ladies Team were held on Friday, July 13, 2012, the day after the end of the 2012 USA Rink Hockey National Championships. Some 20 plus ladies started the camp at 7:00am to choose the Team to participate at the 2012 Ladies Rink Hockey World Championships in Recife, Brazil, November 10th through the 17th.


The Ladies chosen for the Team in alphabetical order were:


Kimberly Hughes

Kylie Hughes

Lisa Joosten

Autumn Lee

Kennedy Lee

Sarah Molloy

Cielidh Sligh

Elaine Trussell


Goalies in alphabetical order are:

Elizabeth Harmon

Bethany Near

Danielle Walter


Alternates in their numbered order are:


  1. Sheena Schmelcher
  2. Shanelle Enlow
  3. Sheree Enlow



Thank you to the Ladies that tried out and congratulations to all of the Ladies that made the Team. Good Luck in Recife, Bazil and LET’S GO TEAM USA!! 


July 12th

2012 Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix Final Results

By: Tom Hughes

Our fundraising event, the Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix brought to a close the 2012 USA Rink Hockey National Championships. Overall, it was a great week of hockey for everyone to participate in, watch and enjoy. A great big “THANK YOU” to all of the referees, timekeepers, and people behind the scenes that made our Championship a great success. You guys did a great job, even though you cannot please anyone. I would also like to express our gratitude to the staff and management of the Riverside YMCA in Cumberland. You have a fine facility and your extra efforts made the week of hockey enjoyable.

Now, the final results and standings for the Vern Binz Club Mix are:


Bremerton, WA 6 def Merced, CA, 6-5

Bremerton, WA 3 def Olympia, WA, 3-1


The 2012 Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix Champions are:


  1. Bremerton, WA 3
  2. Olympia, WA
  3. Bremerton, WA 2


Thanks to all of the participants, spectators, parents, spouses, and friends. We hope everyone enjoyed the games and we hope to see all of you next year in Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 13th through July 19th. Have a safe trip home, take care of yourselves, and we look forward to seeing you again. Good-bye and may God Bless.

Tom


Thursday’s 2012 USA Rink Hockey National Championships

By: Tom Hughes

The 2012 edition of the USA Rink Hockey National Championships came to an exciting end on Thursday evening. After a full week of intense and entertaining competition, our Champions were crowned in the five final divisions.

Thursday’s results and placements were:


Junior Division

Boyertown, PA def Bremerton, WA, 4-3

Decatur, TX def Olympia, WA, 5-3


Ladies Division

Salt Lake City, UT def Cumberland, MD, 4-0

Bremerton, WA def Anchorage, Alaska, 5-2


Bronze Division

Decatur, TX tied Cumberland, MD, 3-3

Anchorage, Alaska def Decatur, TX, 7-1


Silver Division

Utica, NY def Cumberland, MD 1, 4-3

Salt Lake City, UT def Olympia, WA, 9-3

Boyertown, PA def Bremerton, WA 1, 2-1

Bremerton, WA 1 tied Olympia, WA, 4-4

Cumberland, MD 1 def Salt Lake City, UT, 7-0

Utica, NY tied Boyertown, PA, 5-5


World Class Division

Olympia, WA def Cumberland, MD, 7-2


Junior Division Final Placements                                      Silver Division Final Placements

  1. Boyertown, PA                                                             1. Boyertown, PA
  2. Bremerton, WA                                                            2. Utica, NY
  3. Cumberland, MD                                                          3. Cumberland, MD 2

Ladies Division Final Placements                     World Class Division Final Placements

  1. Bremerton, WA                                                            1. Olympia, WA
  2. Anchorage, Alaska                                                       2. Cumberland, MD
  3. Salt Lake City, UT                                                        3. Bremerton, WA

Bronze Division Final Placements

  1. Anchorage, Alaska
  2. Cumberland, MD
  3. Decatur, TX

 


July 11th

Wednesday’s 2012 Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix

Tournament Results

 

Finals Round 1 Results were:


Bremerton, WA 1 def Boyertown, PA, 4-1

Bremerton, WA 2 def Cumberland, MD 2, 6-5

Olympia, WA 1 def Salt Lake City, UT, 4-3

Merced, CA def Cumberland MD 3, 4-3

Cumberland MD 1 def Olympia, WA 2, 3-1

Bremerton, WA def Bremerton, WA 2, 3-2

Olympia, WA 1 def Merced, CA, 6-4


Finals will conclude on Thursday evening.


Wednesday’s 2012 USA Rink Hockey National Championships

By: Tom Hughes

 

With the games getting more competitive by the hour, inside the Riverside YMCA in Cumberland, Maryland the HEAT IS ON!! We crowned the National Champions for two more Divisions tonight and will conclude the final five Divisions tomorrow night.

 

The results for today are:

 

Midget Division                                                           Midget Division Placements

Olympia, WA def Decatur, TX, 6-3                        1. Boyertown, Pa

Boyertown, PA def Cumberland, MD, 7-3             2. Cumberland, MD

                                                                                 3. Olympia, WA

Freshman Division                                                  Freshman Division Placements

Boyertown, PA def Decatur, TX, 3-0                       1. Boyertown, PA

Bremerton, WA def Cumberland, MD, 3-1              2. Bremerton, WA

Cumberland, MD def Decatur, TX, 9-1                    3. Cumberland, MD

Boyertown, PA def Bremerton, WA, 5-4

 

Junior Division

Bremerton, WA def Olympia, WA, 5-3

Boyertown, PA def Cumberland, MD, 5-1

 

Ladies Division

Bremerton, WA def Cumberland, MD, 5-0

Anchorage, Alaska def Salt Lake City, UT, 6-0

 

Bronze Division

Anchorage, Alaska def Cumberland, MD, 5-3

 

Silver Division

Bremerton, WA 2 def Cumberland, MD 2, 6-3

Utica, NY def Olympia, WA, 7-0

Boyertown, def Salt Lake City, UT, 6-2

Cumberland, MD 1 def Bremerton, WA, 7-1

 

World Class Division

Cumberland, MD def Bremerton, WA, 3-2



July 10th

Tuesday’s 2012 Vern Binz Memorial

Club Mix Results

By Tom Hughes

Our Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix Fund raising tournament is well under way and getting quite competitive.


Tuesday Night’s Results were:

Boyertown, PA def Cumberland, MD 1, 2-0

Salt Lake City, UT def Bremerton, WA 1, 6-2

Olympia, WA 1 def Cumberland, MD 3, 3-1

Bremerton, WA 2 def Cumberland, MD 1, 5-2

Bremerton, WA 1 def Cumberland, MD 2, 4-3

Cumberland, MD 3 def Boyertown, PA, 2-1

Olympia, WA 2 tied Merced, CA, 0-0


Wednesday night starts the Finals Round. The results will be available on Thursday, with a finals wrap-up available on Friday.



Tuesday 2012 USA Rink Hockey National Championships


By Tom Hughes

The heat has let up a little outside, but it has really started heating up in the Riverside YMCA Facility in Cumberland, Maryland at the 2012 USA Rink Hockey National Championships. We crowned the first Division Champion, in the Pee Wee Division, and are closing in on two more Division Champions tomorrow.


Tuesday’s Results were:


Pee Wee Division                                                                 Pee Wee Division Placements

Olympia, WA def Cumberland, MD, 1-0                         1. Cumberland, MD

Cumberland, MD def Olympia, WA 7-1                          2. Olympia, WA


Midget Division

Cumberland, MD def Decatur, TX, 10-1

Boyertown, PA def Olympia, WA, 8-3


Freshman Division

Bremerton, WA def Decatur, TX, 2-1

Boyertown, PA def Cumberland, MD, 8-2


Junior Division

Cumberland, MD def Olympia, WA, 8-3

Bremerton, WA def Decatur, TX, 8-2


Ladies Division

Anchorage, Alaska tied Salt Lake City, UT, 1-1

Bremerton, WA def Cumberland, MD, 3-0


Silver Division

Utica, NY tied Salt Lake City, 3-3

Bremerton, WA 1 def Cumberland, MD 2, 3-0

Boyertown, PA def Olympia, WA 5-2

Cumberland, MD 1 def Bremerton, WA 2, 6-1


World Class

Olympia, WA def Bremerton, WA, 6-2


Tuesday’s results for the Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix will not be available until tomorrow.



July 9th

MONDAY’S 2012 VERN BINZ MEMORIAL

CLUB MIX RESULTS


The results for Monday night’s Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix are:


Boyertown, PA def Bremerton, WA 2, 2-1

Merced, CA def Cumberland, MD 2, 6-3

Olympia, WA 1 def Cumberland, MD 1, 2-1

Salt Lake City, UT def Olympia, WA 2, 3-0

Bremerton, WA 2 def Cumberland, MD 3, 4-3

Merced, CA def Bremerton, WA 1, 4-3

Cumberland, MD def Salt Lake City, UT, 3-2



Monday’s 2012 National Rink Hockey Results

By: Tom Hughes

The heat has not let up outside, and, it is getting a lot hotter inside the Riverside YMCA in Cumberland, Maryland, the site of the 2012 National Rink Hockey Championship Tournament. Today was another full day with games in all eight Divisions.

The results for Monday are:


Pee Wee Division

Olympia, WA def Cumberland, MD, 7-5


Midget Division

Cumberland, MD def Decatur, TX, 11-1

Boyertown PA def Olympia, WA, 8-2

Olympia, WA def Decatur, TX, 8-3

Cumberland, MD def Boyertown, PA, 7-4


Freshman Division                                         

Cumberland, MD def Decatur, TX, 8-2

Boyertown, PA def Bremerton, WA, 3-1


Junior Division

Cumberland, MD def Decatur, TX, 5-2

Boyertown, PA def Olympia, WA, 3-0


Ladies Division

Salt Lake City, UT def Cumberland, MD, 2-0

Bremerton, WA def Anchorage, Alaska, 4-1


Bronze Division

Anchorage, Alaska def Decatur, TX, 6-1


Silver Division

Utica, NY def Cumberland, MD, 8-4

Salt Lake City, UT tied Bremerton, WA, 1-1

Boyertown, PA def Cumberland, MD, 6-1

Olympia, WA def Bremerton, WA2, 5-3


World Class Division

Olympia, WA def Cumberland, MD, 8-5


The Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix results will not be available until tomorrow.



July 8th, 2012

Sunday’s Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix Results

 

The Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix is a club oriented tournament used to raise funds for the Rink Hockey World Men’s, Ladies and Junior Teams. The rules are set up to make the teams fairly even and make the matches fun.

The results for Sunday were:


Salt Lake City, UT tied Merced, Ca, 3-3

Boyertown, PA def Olympia, WA1, 4-2

Cumberland, MD 2 def Olympia, WA2, 3-1

Cumberland, MD1 tied Cumberland, MD3, 2-2

Bremerton, WA1 tied Olympia, WA2, 1-1

Bremerton, WA2 def Olympia, WA1, 3-2


The first night of the tournament looked like a lot of fun for the crowd as well as for the players involved. Keep up the good work and lots of luck to you all.



The Heat Is On………

 

Color GuardIt may be 105 degrees outside, but the real heat is on inside the Cumberland Riverside YMCA facility in Cumberland, Maryland, the site of the 2012 USA Rink Hockey National Championship Tournament being held from July 7th through July 13th. Thirty- three Teams have gotten together to battle each other and try to claim a National Championship Title in one or more of the eight different Rink Hockey Divisions.

Sunday, the first day of competition, was full of exciting and entertaining rink hockey matches. All eight Divisions were represented throughout the day full of Rink Hockey at it’s finest.

The results for Sunday were:


Pee Wee Division

Cumberland, MD def Olympia, WA, 7-5

Cumberland, MD def Olympia, WA, 8-4


Midget Division

Boyertown, PA def Decatur, TX, 6-0

Cumberland, MD def Olympia, WA, 8-4


Freshman Division

Boyertown, PA def Decatur, TX 10-0

Bremerton, WA def Cumberland, MD, 3-2


Junior Division

Boyertown, PA def Decatur, TX, 9-6

Bremerton, WA def Cumberland, MD, 7-2


Ladies Division

Bremerton, WA def Salt Lake City, UT, 7-2

Anchorage, Alaska def Cumberland, MD, 8-2


Bronze Division

Anchorage, Alaska def Cumberland, MD, 2-1


Silver Division

Utica, NY def Bremerton, WA 1, 7-2

Salt Lake City, UT def Cumberland, MD 2, 7-3

Boyertown, PA def Bremerton, WA 2, 10-2

Cumberland, MD1 def Olympia, WA, 5-2


World Class

Cumberland, MD def Bremerton, WA, 7-6


The Vern Binz Memorial Club Mix Tournament Results will not be available until Monday morning.