Thursday, February 7, 2013
Berkley-Ferndale Unified is among the sixty teams throughout Michigan that will compete in the hockey showcase through Feb. 10 at the Arctic Coliseum Arena in Chelsea.
The third annual Michigan Public High School Hockey Showcase is under way at the Arctic Coliseum Arena in Chelsea this week. The tournament is the largest high school athletic showcase and the largest public high school showcase in the history of high school athletics in Michigan. [Upload your MPHSH tournament photos on Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch!] Sixty teams from Division I, II, and III public high schools from around the state are participating. Berkley-Ferndale Unified lost to Howell in a 2-3 overtime battle Feb. 4 but beat Walled Lake Central 5-1 on Feb. 6. Here's a look at how the teams are performing so far. Feb. 4 Feb. 5 Feb. 6 For a complete schedule of games, visit MPHSH website.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Games would be held Saturdays at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. over the course of a 23-week season, according to Parks & Recreation officials, who want to hear from interested players.
The Berkley Ice Arena is looking to form an adult ice hockey league for the 2012-2013 season and wants to know if you're interested. Arena Supervisor Dave Hendricks said the facility is looking for four or six teams to play on Saturdays at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. "We're looking to run a 23-week season with 3 weeks of pre-season games and 3 weeks of playoff games," he said. "We'll have referees and a score keeper for every game." Parks & Recreation Director Tom Colwell said the 30-and-over league would start Sept. 15. Once the teams are together, he said a managers meeting will be held to determine the league's format. The teams' interests and the length of games determined during the managers meeting will determine the cost of participating in …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Berkley-Ferndale hockey player's huge year helps him earn 91 percent of the poll vote.
Thousands of votes were cast to celebrate the region’s top athletes from the winter season and in Berkley, hockey player Stephen Wroe was the runaway winner in our poll. Fans found creative ways to support their athletes, from sending email blasts to posting on Facebook walls and tweeting. All the nominees deserve recognition for their accomplishments. The following athletes earned the most votes from their respective Patch communities and are the winners of the Athlete of the Winter Season polls. Congratulations! Please share your own congratulations in the comments at the end of this story. Stephen Wroe was the runaway winner in the Berkley Athlete of the Winter Season poll. The Berkley-Ferndale varsity hockey team goaltender won with 91…
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Berkley-Ferndale Unified kicks off the tournament Thursday at the Berkley Ice Arena with an 8-1 victory against Carleton's Airport High School. Games continue through Saturday.
Eight teams will battle it out this weekend during the inaugural Berkley Hockey Invitational, which kicked off Thursday at the Berkley Ice Arena and runs through Saturday evening. The Berkley-Ferndale Unified squad opened the tournament at 9 a.m. with an 8-1 victory against Carleton's Airport High School, according to Berkley Patch reader Saulius Mikalonis, in what Berkley-Ferndale coach Jeff Fleming hopes will become a tradition. "We're going to try to do this (tournament) year after year," he said. The other six squads include Bloomfield Unified, Marysville, Lutheran North (Macomb), Romeo, Chippewa Valley and Port Huron High School, Fleming said. "We're excited to have all of 'em," he said. Each team will play three games, with four …
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Dragons Youth Hockey Association says off-ice training space and flexible hours were key factors in the program’s decision to switch venues.
The Dragons Youth Hockey Association is on the move. DYHA recently announced a new partnership agreement with the Berkley Parks & Recreation Department to relocate all of its training programs to the Berkley Ice Arena starting in September with its fall sessions. The organization’s home had been the John Lindell Ice Arena in Royal Oak since 2007. The team will help fill a void left when local programs such as the Berkley Youth Hockey Association and Royal Blades Figure Skating Club stopped using the arena during the past couple of years. “It’s huge,” Parks & Rec Director Tom Colwell said. “And a lot of the kids in their programs are Berkley and Huntington Wood families, really that’s who we want using the space, the people from the local …