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by greybeard58
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Minnesota High School Hockey (Latest Topics)
Topic: Will there be high school hockey for 2020-2021?
Replies: 268
Views: 25110

Re: Will there be high school hockey for 2020-2021?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — COVID-19 cases are rising, but the average age of the patients continues to drop. In Edina, for example, most of the people getting sick used to be about 57 years old. In the last two weeks, the average age dropped to around 19 years old. Edina health officials say young people ...
by greybeard58
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Does MSHSL or Mn Hockey have such a list of banned coaches
Replies: 104
Views: 25060

‘He said he loved me. I said, ‘You shouldn’t be in love with me. You’re 43, I’m 17, and you’re married. This isn’t right

‘He said he loved me. I said, ‘You shouldn’t be in love with me. You’re 43, I’m 17, and you’re married. This isn’t right.'’ Estey Ticknor remembers being 17 years old and lying on a blanket in the grass at Minute Man National Historical Park with her 43-year-old hockey coach when their secret rendez...
by greybeard58
Mon Jul 06, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Minnesota Youth Hockey
Topic: Sterling Kuntz memorial fund
Replies: 0
Views: 97

Sterling Kuntz memorial fund

Sterling Kuntz memorial fund Ryan James is organizing this fundraiser on behalf of Jessica Kuntz. Last night the Spud community lost one of the great ones. Sterling Kuntz passed away suddenly at his home in Moorhead. Sterling was only 44 years old, he leaves behind his incredibly courageous wife Jes...
by greybeard58
Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

women more likely to continue playing while symptomatic with a concussion

women more likely to continue playing while symptomatic with a concussion. There has been a lot of research performed over the last few years analyzing the effects concussions and repeated head injuries have on athletes, however, most of this research has been done on men’s brains. Chris Nowinski, P...
by greybeard58
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

July 9 at 3 pm CST: 20 Questions on Concussion with Dr. Robert Cantu, Part 2

July 9 at 3 pm CST: 20 Questions on Concussion with Dr. Robert Cantu, Part 2 20 Questions on Concussion with Dr. Robert Cantu, Part 2 Join us for a Q&A on concussions and Post-Concussion Syndrome with Concussion Legacy Foundation co-founder and medical director Dr. Robert Cantu! Tune in to learn eff...
by greybeard58
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Does MSHSL or Mn Hockey have such a list of banned coaches
Replies: 104
Views: 25060

Minnesota’s Maggie Nichols is speaking publicly about sexual abuse by the former USA Gymnastics team doctor.

‘I Think Their Eyes Are Going To Open’ MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota’s Maggie Nichols is speaking publicly about sexual abuse by the former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Nichols announced in 2018 she was the person referred to as “Athlete A,” the first to step forward to report abuse. While she relea...
by greybeard58
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

Study compares bicycling concussions to collision sports concussions

Study compares bicycling concussions to collision sports concussions In this study, bicycling concussions resulted in a greater mean duration of PCS (23.7 months) than a comparison group of patients with PCS due to collision sports (16.1 months) (p=0.07). What are the findings? • Lost control of th...
by greybeard58
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Does MSHSL or Mn Hockey have such a list of banned coaches
Replies: 104
Views: 25060

Athlete A

Athlete A Minnesotan In the last two years, a series of scalding and essential documentaries — “Leaving Neverland,” “Surviving R. Kelly,” “Untouchable,” “On the Record,” “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich” — have shined a light on the contours of sexual abuse and the supreme, if not obscene, concentratio...
by greybeard58
Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Does MSHSL or Mn Hockey have such a list of banned coaches
Replies: 104
Views: 25060

‘Uncomfortable and scared’: Abuse allegations inside the USA Hockey sled program

‘Uncomfortable and scared’: Abuse allegations inside the USA Hockey sled program Madison Eberhard grew up in hockey rinks, shivering on weekends in Getzville, N.Y., as she watched her older brother and her father play. It wasn’t until she was 8 years old, when she attended a charity game and saw her...
by greybeard58
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

'This is the most overwhelmed I've ever felt'

'This is the most overwhelmed I've ever felt'  How are you? We are asked that question every day. But how often do we just say "fine" or "good" and move on? How often do we actually admit the truth -- to ourselves as well as others? You want to know my truth? How am I doing? How am I handling quara...
by greybeard58
Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Does MSHSL or Mn Hockey have such a list of banned coaches
Replies: 104
Views: 25060

Six former athletes accuse USA Swimming of failing to act on sex abuse allegations

Do NGB's really protect athletes or try to protect their image(including USA Hockey)? Six former athletes accuse USA Swimming of failing to act on sex abuse allegations The lawsuits allege USA Swimming was aware of abuse committed by coaches and took no action. By Rick Maese and Emily Giambalvo June...
by greybeard58
Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

“We have our blooper reel in our head, and everyone else’s highlight reel in the palm of our hands.”

“We have our blooper reel in our head, and everyone else’s highlight reel in the palm of our hands.” If you are having thoughts of suicide, please know that you are not alone. If you are in danger of acting on suicidal thoughts, call 911. For support and resources, call the National Suicide Preventi...
by greybeard58
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

June 11 at 3 pm CDT: How Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Post-Concussion Syndrome

June 11 at 3 pm CDT: How Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Post-Concussion Syndrome How Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Post-Concussion Syndrome Are you or your loved one struggling with Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS)? With most concussions, symptoms clear up in a matter of days or weeks with rest and...
by greybeard58
Thu Jun 04, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Does MSHSL or Mn Hockey have such a list of banned coaches
Replies: 104
Views: 25060

Adrahtas banned for life

Adrahtas banned for life The U.S. Center for SafeSport has issued a lifetime ban to former Chicago-area youth coach Tom "Chico" Adrahtas following its investigation into sexual abuse allegations against him, according to The Athletic's Katie Strang. Adrahtas is prohibited from coaching in any USA Ho...
by greybeard58
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

"Showing weakness is actually a sign of monumental strength"

"Showing weakness is actually a sign of monumental strength" Name: Corey Hirsch Age: 47 Battle: Pure obsessive-compulsive disorder Backstory: Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark If I had to sum up my journey in two sentences, I would say this: The very thing that I was most afraid of for ...
by greybeard58
Sat May 30, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Does MSHSL or Mn Hockey have such a list of banned coaches
Replies: 104
Views: 25060

"He was unanimously re-elected in 2018"

"He was unanimously re-elected in 2018" COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Hockey president Jim Smith is the subject of two investigations surrounding his tenure as the president of Amateur Hockey Association Illinois. USA Hockey spokesman Dave Fischer confirmed Friday that the organization has hire...
by greybeard58
Thu May 28, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Does MSHSL or Mn Hockey have such a list of banned coaches
Replies: 104
Views: 25060

Report: USA Hockey president being investigated for alleged mishandling of abuse claims against coach

Report: USA Hockey president being investigated for alleged mishandling of abuse claims against coach USA Hockey president Jim Smith is under investigation by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for allegedly mishandling sexual abuse allegations against a coach, the hockey organization told The Athletic. ...
by greybeard58
Tue May 26, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

"couldn’t remember what day it was, couldn’t walk in a straight line and couldn’t handle lights or reading"

"couldn’t remember what day it was, couldn’t walk in a straight line and couldn’t handle lights or reading" Spurred by a state legislator’s demands, the Minnesota State High School League is exploring revisions of two contentious league bylaws that help determine student-athlete eligibility. Sen. Ju...
by greybeard58
Tue May 19, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

CLF Helpline Concussion Legacy Foundation

CLF Helpline If you are fighting long-term concussion symptoms and would like help in the form of referrals, education, or just someone to talk to, reach out to the CLF HelpLine here: https://concussionfoundation.org/helpline SUBMIT A REQUEST TO THE CLF HELPLINE At the Concussion Legacy Foundation, ...
by greybeard58
Fri May 15, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

BU CTE study named one of Top 10 discoveries of the year n neurodegeneration

BU CTE study named one of Top 10 discoveries of the year n neurodegeneration  While the fact that repetitive mild traumatic brain injury leads to devastating long-term sequelae in professional boxers has been recognized for close to a century without controversy, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (C...
by greybeard58
Mon May 11, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

Why incoming NCAA athletes say they hid concussion symptoms

Why incoming NCAA athletes say they hid concussion symptoms New study in the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine reports most-common answers from 156 incoming NCAA athletes about why they hid concussion symptoms: *81% don't want to appear weak *76% afraid to lose spot on team *64% afraid coaches wil...
by greybeard58
Mon May 11, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: Does MSHSL or Mn Hockey have such a list of banned coaches
Replies: 104
Views: 25060

How did AHAI handle complaints of sexual abuse involving a prominent coach

Pat Micheletti: "This is a must read!! Outstanding reporting by Katie" "People are terrified" -- A deep dive into AHAI, the organization's role in handling sexual abuse complaints, and the rampant fear of retaliation among those who want to speak up. How did AHAI handle complaints of sexual abuse in...
by greybeard58
Tue May 05, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

Helping concussion patients in crisis: Webinar Thursday May 7 at 3 pm

Helping concussion patients in crisis: Webinar Thursday May 7 at 3 pm Helping Concussion and Suspected CTE Patients in Crisis The Concussion Legacy Foundation is supporting the mental health of those struggling with the effects of brain injury, through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Public healt...
by greybeard58
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

How Concussion Legislation is Failing Young Athletes

How Concussion Legislation is Failing Young Athletes For many Americans, the reality of the danger caused by concussions in football began with the PBS Frontline documentary "League of Denial," or the book by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru that inspired it. Perhaps it was the movie "Concussion...
by greybeard58
Thu Apr 23, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Minnesota Girls High School Hockey
Topic: concussions
Replies: 1004
Views: 143702

Katie Rerko: Get Your Head In The Game

Katie Rerko: Get Your Head In The Game  When she isn’t protecting the net from blistering slapshots, Katie Rerko protects her peers by educating them on an injury that has damaged careers and lives outside of the rink. Rerko, a sophomore goalie for the Pitt women’s club ice hockey team, volunteers ...