Congratulations to the Omaha Jr. Lancers, the 2011 MHL Squirt AA Champions. Five young and talented Squirt AA teams gathered in Omaha on Feb. 4-6 to compete for the Midwest Title. I was in Omaha this weekend and had the pleasure of watching some of the games. My hat is off to all of the coaches and players that competed in the championship weekend. It’s a great group of teams. The Jr. Lancers remained unbeaten through the 5 team Round Robin, claiming the Championship Title. The Quad Cities’ Eagles earned a Second Place finish with a winning goal with 4 seconds left in their game against the KC Stars. I wish the best of luck to all of the teams as they round out their seasons and again, congratulations to the Omaha Jr. Lancers Squirt AA team.
The 2016 Tyler Frederes Memorial Golf Tournament has been set for Monday, September 12 at the Deuce at the National. The tournament raises funds for deserving hockey players in the Midwest Amateur Hockey Association (MWAHA). The funds pay for fees, dues, or expenses the player is unable to pay, which would hinder or restrict him/her from playing hockey.
At the 2015 tournament, we presented MWAHA with $10,000, enabling 13 players to pursue their dreams in hockey. You can sign up for the tournament today or donate directly to this great cause, a memorial to our son Tyler and the sport he loved, and in the process, your support will give other kids a chance to play!
The MWAHA is the official governing body for USA Hockey, covering the states of Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. The MWAHA is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. The MWAHA main purpose is to assist in the growth and development of hockey according to the following key values: sportsmanship, respect for the individual, integrity, pursuit of excellence, enjoyment, loyalty, and teamwork.