Sled Hockey

Organizations suit up for Hockey For Hope Inc. fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. – Organizations from all across the valley are hitting the ice for the 2020 Hockey for HOPE, Inc. fundraiser in Fargo. From firefighters, local businesses and even the KVRR staff geared themselves up for sled hockey. “I wasn’t really much of a hockey player in the first place, it’s always fun, I have been doing it a couple…

Hope Inc Jr. Sled Hockey Team Takes The Ice

Organizers say it's a joy to see the kids go out on the ice and enjoy themselves in some friendly competition

FARGO, N.D. — Hope Inc’s Junior Sled Hockey team took to the ice to square off against a stand up team from Fargo Youth Hockey. The game is meant to show appreciation and unity between the two types of hockey and give the kids a fun experience to play in. Organizers say it’s a joy to see the kids go…

Sled Hockey Team Takes On International Competition

this band of guys and girls have high hopes about taking on a Russian team at the end of October.

FARGO N.D. — They may not be the 1980’s US National Team, but this band of guys and girls have high hopes about taking on a Russian team at the end of October. “This is a big game for us, and we’re just hoping to play a good game,” Wing player Ryan Giese said. Ryan, who says he’s competitive in…

Four HOPE Inc. Sled Hockey Athletes Will Tryout for a Spot on the National Team

Tryouts will take place in Buffalo, NY from July 7-12th

FARGO, N.D. –Having the chance to represent your country on a national level is an opportunity only few get the chance to do. For four athletes on the Hurricanes sled hockey team, that possibility will become one step closer to a reality when they travel to Buffalo, NY next month to compete for a spot on USA’s Team. “I’m kind…

Businesses Put on Sled Hockey Gear for a Cause

Hope Inc. has raised over $40,000 so far

FARGO, N.D. — Employees around the metro are putting on their sled hockey gear for a cause. Hope Inc. is an organization with 20 adaptive sports and recreation programs for kids and adults with mobility challenges. They’re having a sled hockey fundraiser to support the families who use their programs to keep fees low. Over $40,000 has been raised so far….

HOPE Inc. Breaks Barriers with Three Junior Sled Hockey Players to compete at Nation’s Top Camp

Chloe Kirkpatrick is one of fewer than a dozen women who will be at the camp.

HOPE inc. Is an organization specializing in giving active opportunities to people with mobility challenges. HOPE, in the Fargo-Moorhead area, has sponsored sled hockey for eight years, and this year, the Hurricanes’ junior team took the national title in the top division. “I don’t think we ever dreamed of winning the national championship at the highest level,” head coach Bill…

Hope Inc. Hurricanes Sled Hockey Team Crowned National Champions

This is the first time the Hurricanes have competed in Division-A in the programs' ten-year history

FARGO, N.D. — The Hope Inc. Hurricanes sled hockey team returned home from the national tournament yesterday, and they came back as champions. “You always want to go out with a bang when you’re leaving something and I was just like, you know it probably won’t happen but let’s hope for the best,” Brynn Duncan, the Hurricanes defenseman.”Then all of…

Hope Inc. Holds Free Sled Hockey Open House

The goal was to show people with physical challenges they are not alone

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Able-bodied people took the chance to be in a disabled person’s seat in the hockey rink.  Hope Inc. held their free open house for anyone who wanted to try out sled hockey. It gave friends and family the opportunity to know what it’s like trying to play the sport. One Hope Inc. official says the most important part…

HOPE Inc Hurricane Player Selected to Attend the USA Sled Select Team

Boser plays for the HOPE Inc. Hurricanes and has been playing sled hockey for the past ten years

FARGO, ND — It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity for one local sled hockey player from North Dakota. In fact, he’s the first North Dakotan selected to attend the USA Sled Select Team, where many Paralympic athletes get their starting off point from. Fifteen-year-old Grant Boser will be traveling to Buffalo, New York and train with some of the best…

Sled Hockey: Bringing Two Brothers Back on the Ice Despite the Odds

HOPE Inc is allowing paralympians in the Valley to compete with other cities

FARGO, N.D. — An organization is giving hope to disabled people who want to get back on the ice. The Fargo-Moorhead Sled Hockey team is getting ready to leave for San Jose to play in the nationals. “It’s a very exciting time for our players,” said HOPE Inc Executive Director Adair Grommesh. “Especially for our adults, because many of them played…