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INFORMATION VAULT

1979-1980

HOME | 1979-1980

Ames | Ankeny | Des Moines Dowling | Des Moines Hoover-Roosevelt | Des Moines Valley | Mason City
Sioux City | Urbandale | Waterloo Columbus | Waterloo Warriors

Season Notes
During the League's first three years teams were divided into Division I and Division II. This year the divisions merge. Division II teams, Ames and Mason City, are granted Varsity status and Des Moines Lincoln-East is disbanded with players being absorbed by the other Des Moines teams. The League now has ten teams.
Mason City, playing on outdoor ice, schedules home games at the Riverside Arena in Austin, Minnesota.
To honor retiring Commissioner Alan Murdoch, the Board of Directors passes a resolution that the award presented to the Varsity Tournament Most Valuable Player be named the Alan Murdoch Appreciation Trophy. Murdoch served a three-year term as the League's first commissioner..
The Board of Directors also announces that the Regular-Season Championship trophy will be named after W. David Tyler, who served as secretary for the first two years of the Leauge and President his third year of service.
Ames opens the new Cyclone Area Community Center in 1979.
Waterloo Warriors wins its first tournament championship.


VARSITY REGULAR-SEASON CHAMPION
Waterloo Columbus Sailors (15W-3L-0T)

VARSITY TOURNAMENT CHAMPION
March 6-9, 1980 - McElroy Auditorium - Waterloo, Iowa
Championship Game: Waterloo Warriors 9, Urbandale J-Hawks 3

VARSITY TOURNAMENT MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Steve Kammeyer - Waterloo Warriors

Varsity Regular Season Standings - FINAL
Team GP W L T Pts
Waterloo Columbus 18 15 3 0 30
Waterloo Warriors 18 15 3 0 30
Des Moines Valley 18 14 4 0 28
Urbandale 18 13 5 0 26
Ankeny 18 12 6 0 24
Sioux City 18 7 11 0 14
Des Moines Dowling 18 6 12 0 12
Des Moines Hoover-Roosevelt 18 3 13 2 8
Mason City 18 2 14 2 6
Ames 18 1 17 0 2

 

Varsity Top-Ten Scorers
RK Name, Team Go Ast Pts PM
1 Mike Messerer, Waterloo Warriors 28 29 57 12
T2 Scott Dolan, Waterloo Columbus 21 32 53 6
T2 Mike Lamb, Waterloo Warriors 27 26 53 30
4 Ted Wiles, Ankeny 29 21 49 74
T5 Steve Kammeyer, Waterloo Warriors 14 33 47 18
T5 Steve Miller, Des Moines Valley 26 21 47 24
7 John Davis, Waterloo Columbus 21 22 43 28
8 Todd Jacoby, Waterloo Warriors 16 25 41 20
9 Doran Doty, Ankeny 27 12 39 56
10 Steve Hammer, Urbandale 17 21 38 12

 

At this time no goaltender statistics are available in the official League records for the 1979-80 season. A search is being conducted. If anyone has information that would aid in the search contact Roger Kelly at rogerkelly@cableone.net. Thank you!

Varsity Silver Glove Goaltenders
Last, First - Team GP W L T SOG Svs GA Pct SO

 

VARSITY ALL-STATE

- First Team -

- Forwards -
Brent Hartman, Jr. - Sioux City
Jeff Lamb, So. - Waterloo Columbus
Mike Lamb, Sr. - Waterloo Warriors

- Defense -
Mike Hoshaw, Sr. - Des Moines Valley
Mark Lanigan, Fr. - Waterloo Columbus

- Goaltenders -
Kevin Thompson, Jr. - Des Moines Hoover-Roosevelt

- Second Team -

- Forwards -
Steve Miller, Fr. - Des Moines Valley
Scott Dolan, Fr. - Waterloo Columbus
Mike Messerer, Jr. - Waterloo Warriors

- Defense -
Jeff Cross, Sr. - Urbandale
Todd Jacoby, Sr. - Waterloo Warriors

- Goaltenders -
Frank Cataldo, Jr. - Des Monines Dowling

- Third Team -

- Forwards -
Scott Cross, So. - Urbandale
Steve Hammer, So. - Urbandale
Steve Kammeyer, Sr. - Waterloo Warriors

- Defense -
Scott Lyness, Sr. - Urbandale
Greg White, So. - Waterloo Warriors

- Goaltenders -
Mitch VeDane, So. - Des Moines Valley

- Honorable Mention -

- Forwards -
Bill Robyt, Sr. - Ames
John Leopold, Jr. - Ankeny
Jay Strako, So. - Des Moines Dowling
B.J. Giudicessi, So. - Des Moines Dowling
Paul Doyle, So. - Des Moines Hoover-Roosevelt
Mike Moulton, So. - Des Moines Valley
Jim Nielson, Jr. - Mason City
John Brandt, So. - Mason City
Paul Kambach, Sr. - Sioux City
Clayton Wiffen, Jr. - Sioux City
Craig Mann, So. - Urbandale
John Davis, Sr. - Waterloo Columbus
Bryan Trowbridge, So. - Waterloo Columbus
Tim Welsh, So. - Waterloo Warriors

- Defense -
Bill Futrell, Sr. - Ames
Scott Dewhurst, Jr. - Ankeny
Steve Wheeler, Fr. - Des Moines Hoover-Roosevelt
Greg Miller, Jr. - Des Moines Valley
Dan Reynolds, Jr. - Sioux City
Bob Hansen, Jr. - Urbandale
Dennis Hansen, So. - Waterloo Columbus
Doug Dietz, Fr. - Waterloo Warriors

- Goaltenders -
Kurt Anderson, Sr. - Ankeny
Mike Bennett, Sr. - Sioux City
Tim Horan, Sr. - Waterloo Warriors

 

IOWA HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY LEAGUE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
President: Roger Peterson - Waterloo
Secretary: Ross Brown - Cedar Falls
Treasurer: John Robyt - Ames
Vice President: Robert Bennett - Sioux City

Commissioner: Fred Yoder - West Des Moines
Scheduler: Stewart Davis - Waterloo
Statistician: Douglas Johnson - Waterloo