West Virginia high school hockey

Ice Hockey is a fairly new high school sport in the state of West Virginia. Four high schools field teams and all four play in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League.

Format

West Virginia has no official league and all four schools participate in Western Pennsylvania in Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League's Open Division. Although no league in their own state, West Virginia holds their own state championship which began in 2005.

State Tournament

The state tournament pits the four teams in West Virginia against each other. The location changes every year. The first championship was held in 2005, Wheeling Park defeating Wheeling Central Catholic 2-1.

Historical timeline

1995 - Wheeling Park adds Ice Hockey
2002 - Linsly adds Ice Hockey
2005 - First West Virginia State Championship is held

West Virginia Teams

References

PA Hockey. [http://pahockey.net/ PA Hockey]
PA Hockey History. [http://pahockey.org PA Hockey History]
Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League. [http://www.pihlweb.com/ Pennsylvania Interscholastic Hockey League]
Linsly Hockey. [http://www.linsly.org/hockey/default.htm Linsly Hockey]

External links

* [http://pahockey.net/ PA Hockey]
* [http://pahockey.org PA Hockey History]


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