Neil McCormack started the golf program at Mayo High School 48 years ago and has been its coach ever since. Now, at 75, McCormack will hang up his spikes. He retired from full-time teaching in 1998, but remained coach of the golf team for another 16 seasons.
McCormack is also a past president of the Rochester Hockey Foundation.
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Century High School's Katie and Jessie Aney are among the top scorers in the state. Katie leads the state with 35 goals, is second in point at 64 and 29 assists ties her for third. Jessie is third in points with 64 and leads the state in both assists with 38 and total points with 71.
There is a great article on the talented sisters in the Post-Bulletin.
Mayo High School's long-time coach Lorne Grosso was inducated into the Minnesota Hockey Coaches Association Hall of Fame during the Class AA boys hockey state tournament.
The former Gopher hockey player goes into the Hall with 677 career victories, the most ever by a boys hockey coach. Grosso has lead Mayo to seven state tournaments and his teams have finished above .500 in 32 of the last 38 seasons. He was also honored last year with the John Mariucci award from the American Hockey Coaches Association.
For details, see the article in the Rochester Post-Bulletin.
Mark Janes founder and now namesake of the Mark Janes Developmental Hockey League died Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the age of 66. Mark was a mainstay of Rochester Hockey and will be sorely missed. For more information: