After weeks of waiting, the Suburban High School Hockey League will officially kick off its 48thseason on Wednesday, January 13. A total of 16 teams will skate under the SHSHL umbrella this season, nine in Class AA and seven in Class A.
The alignments are as follows:
Central Bucks East
Central Bucks South
Central Bucs West
Council Rock South
Class A Abington
Council Rock South and Plymouth Whitemarsh are the defending champions in their respective divisions.
The regular season schedule will conclude on Friday, March 19.
The opening night schedule includes the following matchups:
Wissahickon vs. William Tennent 7:20 @
Bucks County Ice Sports Center
Hatboro-Horsham vs. Abington 9:00 at Bucks County Ice Sports Center
Council Rock South vs. Central Bucks South 8:30 at Hatfield Blue
Rick has worked in print and broadcast journalism for more than 35 years. He's covered golf in one medium or another for more than 30. He is the co-author of the book So You Want to Play Golf with PGA professional Kim Verrecchio and the host of the Women's Golf Report podcast.
Most recently, Rick served as an associate editor for The Mulligan Magazine. He also served as an associate editor for Philadelphia Golf Magazine and New Jersey State Golf from 2004-07.
Rick covered his first LPGA Tour event in 1986 and continues to cover women's golf for various media outlets. High on his bucket list is having the opportunity to one day play in an LPGA Tour pro am.
Rick is also a longtime correspondent for two suburban Philadelphia daily newspapers, the Intelligencer and the Bucks County Courier Times in Doylestown, PA. Over the course of his career he has coverzed a wide variety of sporting events.
He is also a veteran play by play and public address announcer, and handles the PA mic for the nationally ranked Delaware Valley University football program.
Rick is also a longtime contributor to Referee, a magazine devoted to sports officiating. He called his first baseball game at age 13 and continues to umpire softball and baseball today.
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