Congratulations Oswego Hockey – The Mite Before Christmas Tournament

OSWEGO – Congratulations to division champions Oswego Rudy’s Mite Red (A) Division, Cortland White (B) Division, and Oswego Domino’s Blue (C) Division.

All four Oswego teams played outstanding in the tournament.

Oswego Rudy’s coached by Andrew DiBlasi, Bob Ruggio, and Eric Naumann. From left are: Kamryn Pritchard (Wing), Amanda Connelly (Defense), Alaina DiBlasi (Center Offense), Mischa Palmitesso (Wing), Gavin Ruggio (Defense), Mason Naumann (Center Offense), Tanner Palmitesso (Goalie), Codie Mashaw (Wing), Tanner Defren (Wing), and Owen Seubert (Wing).
Oswego Rudy’s coached by Andrew DiBlasi, Bob Ruggio, and Eric Naumann. From left are: Kamryn Pritchard (Wing), Amanda Connelly (Defense), Alaina DiBlasi (Center Offense), Mischa Palmitesso (Wing), Gavin Ruggio (Defense), Mason Naumann (Center Offense), Tanner Palmitesso (Goalie), Codie Mashaw (Wing), Tanner Defren (Wing), and Owen Seubert (Wing).

Oswego Minor Hockey Association hosted its 30th Annual Oswego Mite Invitational Tournament – “The Mite Before Christmas Tournament” on Dec 12.

The Christmas themed event hosted more than 200 6-8 year-old hockey players spanning 19 teams and three divisions which included a special visit from Santa.

OMHA utilizes the American Development Model by USA Hockey to maximize age appropriate skill development with fun station based learning. Both rinks utilized the USA Hockey ADM approved cross-ice board system donated by Oswego’s own Erik Cole.

For more information starting your child in hockey or information on next year’s opportunity visit www.OswegoHockey.com

Special thanks to the generous gift baskets by sponsors for our tournament – SUNY Oswego Hockey, Dynamic Automotive & Home Accessories, Integrative Healing Spa, Canale’s Restaurant, Bird Branch Designs ,Maria’s Family Restaurant, Olympia Sports, Champlain Valley Specialty, Pallets, Poles and Pavers, Rich Zufelt, Harbor Eye, ThirtyOne, Mark’s Pizzeria and Wayne Drugs.

Oswego Dominos coached by Phil Cady, Nick Duval, and Ryan Baldwin.  From left middle row:  Leah Cady, Chris Tucker, Dylan Crannell, Emma Duval, Jacob Barrett.  Left front row:  Ian Partlow, Owen Baldwin, Talen Hawksby, and Madelina Donabella
Oswego Dominos coached by Phil Cady, Nick Duval, and Ryan Baldwin. From left middle row: Leah Cady, Chris Tucker, Dylan Crannell, Emma Duval, Jacob Barrett. Left front row: Ian Partlow, Owen Baldwin, Talen Hawksby, and Madelina Donabella

In the spirit of the season OMHA partnered with Food Bank of Central New York to donate all tournament proceeds to families in need.  Non-perishables were collected for families in need through the Human Concerns Center.

Gently used coats and other winter gear were accepted for donation to the Rescue Mission.

Many thanks to Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 73 for their generous sponsorship of this very fun tourney.