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GIRL POWER: Growing the Game of Ice Hockey

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In the fall, there will be several new Division III ice hockey programs at our local schools. These includes women's teams, and there's an ongoing effort to grow the game in our area as young women learn more about the sport.

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In the fall, there will be several new Division III ice hockey programs at our local schools. These includes women's teams, and there's an ongoing effort to grow the game in our area as young women learn more about the sport.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12452/6886734?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:23:47 +0000 GIRL POWER: Growing the Game of Ice Hockey In the fall, there will be several new Division III ice hockey programs at our local schools. These includes women's teams, and there's an ongoing effort to grow the game in our area as young women learn more about the sport. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12452/6886734?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WBRE ((a.j.))this coming fall...ice hockey fans will have some new local teams to cheer for -- as a few division 3 schools in our area are starting up men's and women's programs...in this week's edition of 'girl power' -- robin deehan shows us how one women's coach is working hard to build her program from the ground up. (nats)growing up in winnipeg -- playing ice hockey was normal for jennifer kindret...(nats)but as she builds king's college's first women's ice hockey team...recruiting locally can be a challenge.<<jennifer kindret -- king's college women's hockey coach>>"there's only two rinks in a sixty mile radius out here so it's a little hard but everyone's been great in supporting, there isn't a program now, that's why we are running these clinics and hopefully some more in the summer so that girls in the area if they want to try it, want to come out, regardless of skill or age level, they can come out and try and hopefully get more girls to build that team in the future."and she's already seeing progress...wyoming valley west senior sarah lawson is the first local product that's committed to play for king's inaguarual team.<<sarah lawson -- wvw senior, first local commit to king's>>"it's super exciting, i thought i was just going to get on a team and be on the bench, sit there, sit low and now i get to start a new program basically."<<robin deehan -- eyewitness sports>> "coach jen says running clinics like this is a great way to cultivate local talent and grow the sport of ice hockey in the area."it also gives girls like wallenpaupack sixth grader payton jacobus the opportunity to follow her dreams. <<payton jacobus -- wallenpaupack 6th grader>>"i just want to like be a pro at hockey. you've got to train every day and work out, that's what i'm going to do soon."and with the women's national team leading the charge for equal opportunity in the sport... coach jenn says now is the time to get more girls on the ice...<<jennifer kindret -- king's college women's hockey coach>>"those women are pioneering for these little girls to have hopes and dreams of playing professional hockey, playing college hockey so starting this grassroots program is going to be awesome and i'm hoping our girls are going to mentors for them locally to look up to as well." in pittston, i'm robin deehan for eyewitness sports. we cover everything in "girl power" -- from horse vaulting, to karate, to ice hockey and beyond. if you know of any young ladies in the area who deserve to have their story told, email us! [email protected] epage.com."girl power" runs on mondays throughout the school year.





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