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Left: Dave & Mark Adam with the third place State tournament trophy Right: Mats and his Brother Par with host parents Carol
and Bruce Casper.
Mark Adam: One of the original SYHA players
and played four seasons (77-81) as a Jr. Musketeer/Metro. He was a
and a huge impact player. He valiantly served as the team leader every season he played. He always had his team-mates back and had to
do so on several occasions.
In 1986 took a position as the Metros Assistant Coach. His first season saw the team finish third in the State Tournament but improve the
following season with a second place finish. These two seasons were also the very beginnings of a Metro's IHSHL Dynasty that was
forming, one that would last over ten seasons.
Dave Adam: One of the Founders of the Siouxland
Youth Hockey Association (SYHA) Dave was a long time SYHA Board Member
and critical advisor to the very young organization. He was one of the several families that provided support for The Bubble in 1981, a
time that saw the SYHA program teetering on success or failture.
March 27th, 1982
Des Moines, IA / March 5th-7th
SYHA Awards Banquet
Marina Inn / South Sioux City / March 23rd, 1982
Jeff Kentner Jr. Musketeers/Metros 79-82
Sandy (Inkster) Erich presents Senior Defenseman Jeff Kentner with SYHA's Pete Inkster Award. Jeff was a four season (78-82)
Jr. Musketeer/Metro player. One of three seniors on the team this season, As one of the Team captains, Jeff provided some much needed
leadership and guidance to a team full of young players.
The Pete Inkster Award is a Defensive-Defenseman
honor and is named for past Musketeer player and Jr. Musketeer high school
team head coach. Pete played for the Musketeers a pair of season (72-74). After that he joined the SYHA coaching program in 1974
andthe following season (75-76) he would coach the Jr. Musketeers to a second place finish in the first every Iowa State High School
Brad Hanson Metros 1980-83
SYHA President Dave Maher presents (Junior) Metro player Brad Hanson the SYHA's highest honor; the Ted Neby Award.
This Award named for SYHA founding father, Ted Neby was
first awarded in1976 and is still an active SYHA Award. It is presented
annually by the Board of Directors to any SYHA player who exhibits outstanding leadership and community spirit both on and off the ice.
A player who is willing to give his/her skills to the improvement of both our hockey program and our community.
Doug Richou Bryan Swartzel & Craig
Wayne, Jerry, Walt & Mark Adam 78-82
Left: Head Coach Walt Johnson presents this season's Metros team Award winners; Doug Richou, (Most Improved), Bryan
Swartzel (Sportsmanship) and Craig Patrick (Most Valuable Player)
Right: Team Rep Wayne Johnson, Assistant Coach Jerry Thompson and Walt present Mark Adam with some much deserved
recognition as a team leader and mentor!!!
1982-83 Metros Cheerleaders
Cheerleaders: Colene Reynolds, Amy Swanson, & Suzanne Johnson
Cheerleaders: Lisa Johnson, Peni Smith, Debbie Carson & Kim Stevens
Cheerleaders: Angie Hanson, Pam Hodgins & Stephanie Coulter
1983-84 Metros Cheerleaders
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