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Varsity Hockey Without a Coach as Season Nears

Evan Dubail, Raider Zone Editor

September 25, 2013

Former University School JV hockey coach Michael Berg, tapped over the summer to succeed varsity hockey coach Mike Bartley, told players via text message yesterday morning that he would not accept the coaching job after all...

Hockey Shares Title With Biggest Fan

Allie Harris, Spotlight Editor

March 26, 2013

Despite returning to Shaker at around 3 a.m. after the championship game, the hockey team organized a visit to a long-time fan the next day. The team brought their trophy to Carol and Don Frerichs’s house. “Nobody would...

Varsity Hockey Celebrates State Championship Win With Harlem Shake Videos

Shane McKeon, Investigations Editor

March 11, 2013

To celebrate their state championship victory, the varsity hockey team made two Harlem Shake videos and posted them on YouTube. Watch the videos below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yK_EFMJzqeU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7letVGftNs The...

“Grandma” Frerichs Cares For Players

Ian Round, Raider Zone Editor

February 29, 2012

Organist Don Frerichs doesn’t have to drag his wife to games. His wife, Carol, greets every player twice per game. “I high-five them onto the ice and hug them off of the ice, win, lose or draw,” she said. Many players...

Organist’s Presence is Instrumental

Ian Round, Raider Zone Editor

February 29, 2012

“Nobody listens to me!” Don Frerichs joked. He’s barely been noticed playing Thornton Park’s organ for nearly 25 years. He isn’t sure if he started in ’88-’89 or the season before. But he may have a point. The...

A Hockey Practice Well Spent

Ian Round, Raider Zone Editor

December 13, 2011

Thornton Park is much different on Mondays at 4 p.m. than it is on Fridays at 9:30 p.m. It’s certainly quieter and less crowded. Your line of sight is clear and you can hear skates cutting against the ice in the absence of rowdy...

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