The Suburban High School Hockey League has officially announced its playoff format. The postseason will begin on Monday, March 29. Six teams vie for the National/Continental division championship while four other teams will square off for the American Division crown.
On Match 29, the number National/Continental seed will face the number six seed while the fourth seed will face the fifth seed. The winners will advance to play the top two seeds in the semifinals Wednesday, March 31.
The American Division semifinals will also be contested on March 31 with Wissahickon, the top seed, facing the fourth seed and the second seed going against the third seed. The championship games in both classes will be played on Thursday, April 1.
The results of the playoffs will have no bearing on the seedings for Flyers Cup tournament, which will be announced on March 28.
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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