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OHSAA State Championship Hockey Update

By Athletic Department, 03/11/20, 11:45AM EDT


The State Ice Hockey Tournament has been postponed until further notice.

UPDATE (3/12/2020, 1:30 PM):

The OHSAA has announced the postponement of the 2020 State Ice Hockey Tournament until further notice. 

March 11, 2020:

Following a request from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine to limit fans at all indoor sporting events due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) is restricting attendance at this weekend's State Ice Hockey Tournament.

Per the OHSAA, each student-athlete will receive four tickets for family members. These tickets will be for both sessions at Nationwide Arena.

All purchased and complimentary tickets are now void. Tickets bought online will be refunded to Ticketmaster to the same credit card in 5-10 days. Any tickets purchased by check will be refunded in about 4-5 weeks. If you bought a ticket in the Saint Ignatius Athletic Department, you can bring your ticket the office to get your refund. 

The OHSAA's full press releases are available here and here

The Saint Ignatius Broadcast Network will be permitted to broadcast both the State Semifinal vs. Gilmour Academy, and, if the Wildcats advance, the State Championship. Puckdrop for both games will be at noon. As per usual, the SIBN will be broadcasting audio-only, per OHSAA rules.

The OHSAA will also offer a video broadcast available for purchase, available here. If any details pertaining to the broadcasts change, we will provide updates here. 

Jack O'Rourke, Pat Keane, and Ethan Schum will be on the call this weekend for the SIBN. Viewers can tune in at: 

We promise to have wall-to-wall coverage this weekend. We'll be your eyes and ears, with plenty of social media coverage. Be sure to follow us on TwitterInstagram, and Snapchat (add us at sihssports). We will provide as much content as we can. If you have any suggestions for what you'd like to see, please shoot us a message on social media.

With any questions, feel free to contact the Athletic Department at 216-651-0222 ext. 224.