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This page showcases the many success stories of Sioux City players who have excelled beyond the
level of high school hockey.
These players have gone on to play hockey at the Junior, College, Semi-Pro
and Professional levels.

This page is always a work in progress and if you have any additional SYHA players that I have overlooked, please let me know.
Any images you may have
of the below players would be greatly appreciated!!! Please use the e-mail link on the home page.


 
Rob Casper SYHA / IHSHL / USHL
1982-86 Sioux City Metros (IHSHL)
 1986 Metros Most Valuable Player *  IHSHL All Star Game * State Tournament Team Honorable Mention

1986-1988 Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
 
After playing for the Metros for four seasons, Rob would join the Musketeers for two more seasons.
He was the Metros team Captain during his senior season. Rob is currently a USA Hockey, MHSHL and ACHA official.

Daniel Davies* SYHA / IHSHL / BCHL / USHL / NCAA
1989-93 Sioux City Metros (IHSHL)
1991  IHSHL State Champions *  IHSHL All Star Game * IHSHL All State  *Chicago Showcase
1992 IHSHL State Champions * IHSHL League Champions *
IHSHL All State *
 IHSHL All Star Game *
Chicago Showcase
1993 IHSHL State Championship Runner-Up *
 IHSHL All State * IHSHL All Star Game * Chicago Showcase
 1993-94 Cowichan Valley Capitals (BCHL)
1994-96 Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
94-95 Clark Cup Champions (USHL)
1996-2000 United States Air Force Academy (NCAA D1)

Daniel would play four season  for the Metros. The two of them were IHSHL Championship seasons for the Metros.
After a season in the BCHL, he would join the eventual Clark Cup Champion Buccaneers his first of two season in Des Moines.
After that he would attend the United States Air Force Academy where he played for the Eagles for four seasons.

 

Beau Erickson*  SYHA / IHSHL/ NAHL / USHL / NCAA / ECHL /AHL
2001-04 Sioux City Metros (MHSHL)
2003 IHSHL State Champions * All Star Game  * All League Team * Chicago Show Case * Metros Most Valuable Player
2004 All Star Game * All League Team * Chicago Show Case
2004-05  Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL) / North Iowa Outlaws (NAHL)
2005-06 North Iowa Outlaws (NAHL) / Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
2006-09 University of Connecticut (NCAA) * 2009 Reading Royals (ECHL)
2009-10 Reading Royals /Utah Grizzles/ South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL) / Portland Pirates (AHL)
2010-Present Ontario Reign (ECHL) 2011 Signs PTO With St. Louis Blues (NHL)
 
Beau played three season as a Metro. He won a IHSHL State Championship in 2003 and represented Sioux City in the IHSHL All-Star game,
was a member of the IHSHL All League team as well as the Chicago show case team. In 2004 he again was honored with selections to the
                         IHSHL  All Star game, All League Team and for the Chicago Showcase. A pair of seasons on the NAHL and USHL Beau attended UCONN
 for three seasons. During that time he collected many honors such as conference rookie player of the week, conference player of the week and
conference player of the month. He also holds the UCONN record for saves in a single season with 947 and was also Alternate
Captain during his final season (2008-09). He is currently playing in the East Coast League for the Ontario (CA) Reign.
His NHL rights are currently held by the St. Louis Blues.

2005-06 Beau Erickson Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)

This one was worn by Sioux City native Beau Erickson during the 05-06 season. Fully layered four-colored crest. Three color sewn-on numbers and
single color attached nameplate. USHL All-Star Game Patch on right chest. (Hosted in Sioux City, 2006) Manufactured by OT Sports, Size 56.

 

Brian Hartman SYHA / IHSHL / USHL / NCAA
 
1974-78 Sioux City Jr. Musketeers (IHSHL)
1975 Jr. Musketeers Most Valuable Player
1976 Jr. Musketeers Most Valuable Player * IHSHL State Championship Runner-Up
1978 Jr. Musketeers Most Valuable Player *   IHSHL State Championship Runner-Up

1978-80 Sioux City Musketeers (USHL) * 1980-82 Bemidji States (NCAA)

Brian Played two seasons for the Musketeers, 1978-79 and 1979-80. He was team captain during his second season.


1981-82 Brent Hartman SYHA / IHSHL / USHL
 
1977-81Sioux City Jr. Musketeers (IHSHL)
1978  IHSHL State Championship Runner-Up
1980 IHSHL All State Honorable Mention * 1981 IHSHL All State
1981-82 Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)




 

Kyle Jacobson SYHA / IHSHL / NAHL
2001-02 Sioux City Metros * 2002-04 Shattuck/St. Mary
2004-05 Toledo Ice Diggers (NAHL) * 2005-06 N. Michigan Black Bears (NOJHL)
2006-10 Iowa Hawkeyes (NCAA)
2001-02 IHSHL All State Team Honorable Mention * IHSHL West All Star Team

 

Derek Jacobson SYHA / IHSHL / NAHL
??????? Russell Stover (Kansas City, MO) (Tier 1 Elite)
?????? (Pittsburgh, PA) Midget AAA
 
2009-11 Janesville Jets (NAHL) * 2011-Present Denver University (NCAA)

 

Larkin Jacobson SYHA / IHSHL / NAHL / NCAA
??????? Russell Stover (Kansas City, MO) (Tier 1 Elite)
?????? (Pittsburgh, PA) Midget AAA

2009-11 Janesville Jets (NAHL) * 2011-present Denver University (NCAA)
 



Shane Keith SYHA / IHSHL / USHL
 
1987-90Sioux City Metros (IHSHL)
1989-90  Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
   

 

Colton Kramer SYHA / MHSHL / NAPHL / NAHL
2008-09 Sioux City Metros (MHSHL)
2009 Metros Leading Scorer (19-17-36) * 2009 MHSHL Academic Achievement Award
2009-10 Sioux City Metros (MHSHL)
2010 Metros Leading Scorer (42-26-68) * 2010 MHSHL Top 10 Scorer
 
2010 MHSHL All-Star Game * 2010 MHSHL All-League Team * 2010 MHSHL Academic Achievement Award
2010-11 Omaha Lancers AAA U16 (NAPHL)
Second Leading Scorer NAPHL 17-17-34 20 games *  Second Leading Scorer Lancers 17-17-34 20 games
2010 Signs Tender to Play for the Austin Bruins (NAHL)
2011-Present Austin Bruins (NAHL)


Did You Know...Colton currently hold the Jr. Musketeers/Metro all-time goals record with 40 regular season goals and did it as a sophomore.

2011-12 Colton Kramer Austin Bruins (NAHL)

Worn during the 2011-12 season by Sioux City native Colton Kramer. This would be his first season in the NAHL and the second for the Bruins.
Single color tackle-twill script and embroidered crest. Tie-down front. Single color sewn-on numbers and attached nameplate. Game socks, Fight Strap.
Manufacturer tagging in collar and on right hem. NAHL patch on left hem. Made by OT Sports. Size 54


Kevin Lohry* SYHA / IHSHL / USHL / NCAA

2002-05 Sioux City Metros (MHSHL)
*2003 IHSHL State Champions Sioux City Metros
2003 & 2005 Metros Most Valuable Player
2003, 2004 2005 Metros Leading Scorer (32 GP 25/46) (30 GP-24/56) (30 GP 26/42)
2004 & 2005 Chicago Showcase Team Tri-State Selection
2003 State/League Tournament MVP  *  2003 Rookie-of-the-Year    *   2004, 2005 State/League All Star Team
2003, 2004 MHSHL Academic Achievement Award / 2005 MHSHL President's Senior Academic Award

2005-07 Sioux City Musketeers (USHL) * 2007-11 Princeton Tigers (NCAA-D1) 
2011-Present Bakersfield Condors (ECHL)
2005-07 Sioux City Musketeers (USHL) * 2007-11 Princeton Tigers (NCAA-D1) 
2011-Present Bakersfield Condors (ECHL)

 
Kevin played three seasons for the Metros. He collected his first IHSHL Championship during his freshman season with the game winning goal
in triple overtime to beat the Des Moines Oak Leafs. He would eventually collect numerous league honors such as rookie of the year, player of the year
 and three-time Metros leading scorer. Along with two Chicago Showcase and two All Star game appearances, he also received the IHSHL academic
 award all three seasons. Kevin also played several games for the Musketeers during his senior year before he became a two season veteran
 of the Musketeers (USHL) logging 117 regular season and play-off games. During the 2006-07 season he was selected as an  Alternate Captain.
He secured a scholarship to Princeton (NCAA) where he played four season for the Tigers. He is currently playing for the Bakersfield Condors (ECHL)

2005-06 Kevin Lohry Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
Worn during the 05-06 season by Kevin Lohry. This #15 jersey  was worn by Sioux City native shows lots of wear. Kevin started his hockey career in the Sioux City Youth program and played all through high school. Kevin split his senior year between the Metros and Musketeers.  The following season, 2005-06, he would earn a full time spot on the Musketeer rooster and the next season, 2006-07, he would go on to be named alternate captain and, secure a scholarship at Princeton University.  All-Star Game Patch and NOB . Manufactured by OT Sports, this size 56 shows great wear. Worn during the 05-06 season by Kevin Lohry. This #15 jersey  was worn by Sioux City native shows lots of wear. Kevin started his hockey career in the Sioux City Youth program and played all through high school. Kevin split his senior year between the Metros and Musketeers.  The following season, 2005-06, he would earn a full time spot on the Musketeer rooster and the next season, 2006-07, he would go on to be named alternate captain and, secure a scholarship at Princeton University.  All-Star Game Patch and NOB . Manufactured by OT Sports, this size 56 shows great wear.
Worn during Kevin's second (first full ) USHL season. He played played 42 games and logged 13 points (3/10)

 

Zach Lanning SYHA / IHSHL / WSHL
1997-2001 Sioux City Metros (IHSHL)
 1999 IHSHL States Champions
2001-04 Salt Lake Leafs/Utah Jr. Grizzles (WSHL)


Jesse Monell SYHA / IHSHL / USHL / NCAA / EHL
1889-92 Sioux City Metros (IHSHL)
1991 & 1992 IHSHL State Champions Sioux City Metros *1990 IHSHL State Championship Runner-Up
1992 Metros Leading Scorer 31-30-61 20 Games played
* 1992 League Scoring Leader 3.05 PPG 
 1992 All-Star Game * All State Team * Chicago Show Case Selection

1992-95 Sioux City Musketeers (USHL) * 1995-96 Mankato State University (NCAA)
 1996-97 Deutschland Hockey League (DHL) * 1997-99 Iowa State Cyclones (NCAA)

  
After winning his second IHSHL Championship in a row (90-91/91-92) as a sophomore & junior, he would join the Musketeers for his
high school senior year where he played 32 games. He would go on to play two additional seasons as a Musketeer logging 121 games.

He was team Captain his last season (94-95). After the USHL Jesse played two seasons in Europe before moving back home and playing
two seasons for the ISU Cyclones. During his last season, he was selected as a member of the NCAA All-Tournament Team.

93-94 Jessie Monell Sioux City Musketeers

Worn by Sioux City native Jesse Monell during the 93-94 season, his second of three seasons as a Musketeer. He played three seasons
 for the Metros where he won back-to-back IHSHL State Championships in 1991 & 92. He played for the Musketeers during his
high school senior year and would play two more additional seasons as a Musketeer. His final season he served as team captain.

 

Trent Mozak*  SYHA / IHSHL / USHL / NCAA
1997-2001 Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
2002-03 Iowa State University (NCAA)
*1998 IHSHL State Champions Sioux City Metros

Trent played three seasons for the Metros. During his Junior season he would win his first IHSHL State championship
with a victory over the Omaha Jr. Lancers. Trent would spend his high school senior year as a full time Musketeer.
He would go on to play a total of four USHL seasons as a Sioux City Musketeer logging 184 regular season and play-off games.

 

 


Cory Mozak  SYHA / IHSHL / NAHL / Midget Major AAA / NCAA

2001-03 Pikes Peak Miners USA Hockey (Midget Major AAA)
2003-2005 Fargo-Morehead Jets (NAHL) / Helena Bighorns (NAHL)
2005-07 University of Wisconsin Stout (NCAA)
2009-Present Assistant Coach Sioux City Metros (MHSHL)

After two seasons as a Metro, Cory would go on to play for the Pikes Peak Miners, USA Hockey's Colorado Spring based
 select Major Midget AAA team. Following that he would go on to play in the NAHL for the Fargo-Morehead Jets and
the Helena Bighorns. Cory currently serves as the assistant coach for the Sioux City Metros high school team (MHAHL)



Chris Porter  SYHA / IHSHL / USHL / NCAA / AHL / NHL
1998-00 Sioux City Metros (1999 IHSHL State Champions / 2000 IHSHL State Championship Runner-up)
  2000-02 Shattuck/St. Mary's
(MHSHL) * 2002-03 Lincoln Stars (USHL)
2003-07 University of North Dakota (NCAA D1) * 2007-08 Peoria Riverman (AHL)
2008-Present Peoria Riverman (AHL) / St Louis Blues (NHL) 
NHL Debut October 10th, 2008  St. Louis Blues vs. Nashville Predators
First NHL Goal October 18th, 2008 vs. Chicago Black Hawks


After playing a pair of season for the Metros and winning a IHSHL State Championship in1999, Chris moved to play for the Shattuck/St Mary's hockey
team and then to Lincoln, Ne. to play for the Stars (USHL). He would play the following four seasons in Grand Forks for the Fighting Sioux. During that time he
would have three Frozen Four appearances, WCHA regular season and Championships. He was team captain his senior season and currently holds
the NCAA Ironman record with 173 consecutive games played. He is a current member of the St. Louis Blues.

Chris Porter 2010-11 Peoria Rivermen American Hockey League

Worn during the 2010-11 AHL season by Chris Porter. Fully embroidered crest. Three color number on back & sleeve. Single color attached name plate.
St. Louis Blues patches on both shoulders. Manufacturer tagging in collar, above name plate and on back hem. AHL 75th anniversary patch also on back hem.
Game socks. Fight strap. Made by Reebok. Size 56.
Chris split this season between the AHL and NHL, playing 36 games for the Rivermen and 45 for the Blues.

Kody Reuter SYHA / MHSHL / Midget Major AAA / NAHL
  
2008-09 Sioux City Metros (MHSHL)
 2008-09 MHSHL Academic Achievement Award
 2009-10 Russell Stoever (AAA)
 2010-11 Sioux City Metros (MHSHL)
2010-11 MHSHL Academic Achievement Award / Varsity Iron Man Award  
2011-Present Austin Bruins (NAHL)

Kody played all his youth hockey here in Sioux City. After one season as a Metro he moved to Kansas City where he played for the
Russell Stoever AAA team. An injury saw him return to the Metros for another season before moving to Austin to play in the
NAHL for the Bruins. During his Junior season with the Metros, he took home several team honors including MVP and Iron Man awards


 

Dan Reynolds  SYHA / IHSHL / USHL
 
1977-82 Sioux City Jr. Musketeers/Metros (IHSHL)
1980 IHSHL All State Honorable Mention

1980-81 Alternate Captain  * 1981 Pete Inkster Defensive Defenseman Award
1981-82 Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
 
This one was worn three seasons by Dan Renyolds. (His senior season he would wear the new "Metro" jerseys) The first season (77-78) these jerseys would
have been blank on the front with the "Sioux City" added the following year (78-79) and retired at the end of the 79-80 season.
Originally, these had the traditional circular Tri-State crest. Upon arrival of new Musketeer jerseys for the 76-77 season, these were handed down to the
Sioux City High School team, where the front crest was removed and replaced by the chain stitched "Sioux City" logo.
Both sets were altered so finding one of these originals w/crest is gonna be a toughie!!! Single color sewn-on numbers on back & sleeve.
Made by General. Size and manufacturer tag gone. Thanks!!! Dan.

 

Kyle Rogers SYHA / IHSHL / OPJHL / NCAA / AHL
2000-02 Sioux City Metros (IHSHL) * 2002-03 Collingwood Blues / Georgetown Raiders (OPJHL)
2003-05 Buffalo Lighting (OPJHL) * 2005-08 Niagara University (NCAA)
2008-present Toronto Marlies (AHL)
2000-01 Sioux City Metros Rookie of the Year Award
 2001-02 IHSHL All State Team * IHSHL West All Star Team
2001-02 IHSHL Third Leading Scorer with 55 Points
(32 goals, 23 assists) in 32 games

Kyle played one season for the Metros (2001-02) before moving on to play in Omaha for his last high school years ??? He spent two seasons
playing in the Ontario Provincial Hockey League before heading off to attend school at Niagara University. During his last season
 in Niagara he was selected as a member of the CHA All Tournament team. He them moved to Toronto to play for the Marlies
 where he is a current member of that AHL team. Kyle has played in a pair of NHL preseason games as a Toronto Maple Leaf.



Chad Stewart* USHL / NAHL / EJHL 
 
1993-95 Omaha Midget AAA (USAH) & Iowa High School (IHSHL)
94-95
IHSHL State Champions Omaha Jr. Lancers
 1995-96  Helena Bighorns (NAHL) & Phoenix Roadrunners (NAHL)
 1996-97 Great Northern Snow Devils (EJHL) & Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
 1997-98 Waterloo Blackhawks (USHL)
*1991 & 1992 IHSHL State Champions Sioux City Metros
*1995 IHSHL
State Champions Omaha Jr. Lancers

Chad played three seasons (8th-10th grade) for the Metros where he won two IHSHL Championships (91 & 92). 
He finished his remaining junior & senior seasons in Omaha, NE playing for the Lancers (IHSHL & AAA Midget). His senior season
  he won his third IHSHL State Championship and also finished 3rd at the USA Hockey National  tournament.
Invited to the USAH Select 16 camp in Lake Placid, NY. The following three seasons would find him playing goal 
 in the Eastern Jr., North American and United States Hockey Leagues.
 

Baxter Strachan SYHA / MHSHL / NAPHL / Tier 1 U18 / EJHL
2006-07 Sioux City Metros (IHSHL) * 2007-10 Omaha Lancers AAA U16 (NAPHL)
2010-11 Russell Stover (Tier 1 Elite)  * 2011-13 Bay State Breakers (EJHL)
2013-Plymouth State University (NCAA)

 

2009-10 Omaha Jr. Lancers AAA (NAPHL)

Worn during the 2009-10 season by Baxter Strachan. Heanvy maesh material. All heat applied numbers, logo and name attached
directly to jersey. USA Hockey National Tournament Patch on left  and Captain's C on right. Manufacturer tagging in collar and on
back hem. Made by Athletic Knit Sportswear.

Baxter Stracham Bay Stare Breakers 2011-13 Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL)

Worn for two seasons by Sioux City native and SYHA player Baxter Strachan. Bay State Breakers members of the Eastern Junior
Hockey League. Sub-laminate numbers, striping and logos. Single color attached nameplate with head applied letters. Manufacturer
tagging in collar and right hem. Made by Pro Tops. Size 54

 

 Clayton Wiffen USHL / NCAA / EHL
1977-81 Sioux City Jr. Musketeers (IHSHL)
1982 Jr. Musketeers Most Valuable Player * IHSHL State Championship Runner-Up
1981-83 Musketeers (USHL) / Wisconsin Capitals (USHL)

Iowa State Cyclones (NCAA-D1) * Netherlands Super League (EHL)

Clayton played one season in Sioux City and his second in Wisconsin. After that he would play for season for the Iowa State
Cyclones (NCAA D1). Before spending several seasons playing hockey in Europe.

 

Kyle Worner* NAHL / USHL
1995-99 Sioux City Metros (IHSHL) * 1999-00 Helena Bighorns (NAHL)
1998 IHSHL State Champions *  IHSHL All State * Chicago Showcase
1999 IHSHL State Champions  * IHSHL All Star Game * IHSHL All State * Chicago Showcase

2000-2002 Tri-City Storm (USHL)

After winning his second IHSHL state Championship for the Metros (98 & 99) Kyle spent a season Helena Montana playing for the
Bighorns (NAHL). The following season upon entry to the USHL,  Kyle became the first ever selection of the Tri-City Storm when he was
drafted #1 in that year's USHL player draft. He would play two seasons in Kearney and become a fan favorite.

Kyle Worner 2000-01 Tri-City Storm (USHL) Practice Jersey
Tri-City Storm Practice Jersey #24 2000 This practice jersey was worn by Sioux City native Kyle Worner during the inaugural 2000 season. He was the Storm's very first draft pick. Kyle played High School Hockey in Sioux City before a season in the NAHL, then on the Storm where he played two more seasons and became a fan favorite!!! Tri-City Storm Practice Jersey #24 2000 This practice jersey was worn by Sioux City native Kyle Worner during the inaugural 2000 season. He was the Storm's very first draft pick. Kyle played High School Hockey in Sioux City before a season in the NAHL, then on the Storm where he played two more seasons and became a fan favorite!!!
 This practice jersey was worn by Sioux City native Kyle Worner during the inaugural 2000 season. He was the Storm's very first draft pick
and was selected as the number 1 player of that season's USHL draft..  Kyle played High School Hockey in Sioux City where he won
                            back-to-back IHSHL State Championships in 1998 & 99. After his senior year he spent a season in the NAHL, then on the Storm where he
played two more seasons and became a fan favorite!!!

 

 

 


 

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2002-03 Sioux City Metros (MHSHL)
IHSHL State Champions Sioux City Metros *  IHSHL State Tournament MVP * IHSHL Rookie-of-the-Year 
 Metros Most Valuable Player *Metros Leading Scorer (32 GP 25/46)
   IHSHL Academic Achievement Award
2003-04 Sioux City Metros (MHSHL)

Metros Leading Scorer  (30 GP-24/56) * 2004 Chicago Showcase Team Tri-State Selection
 State/League All Star Team * 2004 MHSHL Academic Achievement Award
2004-05 Sioux City Metros (MHSHL)
 
State/League All Star Team *  2005 Chicago Showcase Team Tri-State Selection
Metros Most Valuable Player * Metros Leading Scorer (30 GP 26/42)
 IHSHL President's Senior Academic Award