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The Frozen Rumble!!!

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.–A team from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky, squared off against a team from Montgomery County in front of more than 300 onlookers in an inaugural broomball game at the Downtown Commons ice rink here, Jan. 10, 2018. The “Frozen Rumble” challenge was issued to Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, 101st […]

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Results – 6th Annual Tournament

The Indiana Invaders went 0-0-3 in pool play but then won three consecutive tournament games to capture last weekend’s sixth annual Midwest Broomball Tournament at Hamilton Center Ice Arena. The Invaders tied teams from Dayton, Ohio; Washington, D.C. and Baltimore in pool play. In the tournament, they beat the D.C. Regulators 2-1 and the defending […]

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Broomball brings Rochester men to Italy

Two Rochester residents recently returned from a trip to the Trentino-Alto Adige region of northern Italy, where they enjoyed the regional cuisine and took a private tour of a mountaintop castle. Oh, and they also won an international broomball championship for Team USA. Eric Mackey, 25, a 2011 JM grad, and Chase Laures, 25, a […]

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Amateur Update: Rochester is taking a shot at broomball national tournament

We have been in discussions with USA Broomball (USAB) about bidding to host the men’s and women’s College and Co-Rec USA Broomball National Championships for 2019 or 2020 in Rochester. Broomball is a winter sport played in ice arenas and community parks throughout the country. It is a game very similar to hockey in its […]

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Miami (OH) Club Broomball — C Class National Champions

By Emily Simanskis, Sports Editor | Apr 18, 2017 | News, Sports Miami University’s club broomball team became National Champions in USA Broomball’s C Class on April 9 in Delmont, Pennsylvania. The sixteen club members who made the five-hour drive went 3-0 in class play to enter bracket play seeded first. The team led during the entirety of the tournament, […]

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It’s Called Broomball. And, Yes, It’s Grueling.

You might want to make fun of it. Just the name alone: broomball. It sounds like the quintessential hipster-baiting pastime — the perfect pseudo-sport for certain twee, bubble-dwelling Brooklynites. From a distance it looks a lot like hockey, without the skates. Instead of a puck, players whack away at an orange ball slightly larger than […]

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Players hope broomball’s popularity grows

On Saturday night, teams of men and women suited up in knee pads, gloves and helmets and took to the ice at Center Ice Arena in Delmont. They were not chasing a puck, or even playing hockey. Instead, they chased an inflatable rubber ball with a piece of equipment that, by name, seemed at first […]

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Invaders conquer broomball world

As the Men’s USA Broomball National Championships drew closer, some of the Indiana Invaders players joked about winning a national title. As the tournament progressed, they were no longer joking. The Invaders, based out of Hamilton Center Ice Arena, captured the Men’s Class D national championship on March 22 in Fargo, North Dakota. “They were […]

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Tony Kornheiser narrated a documentary about D.C.’s champion broomball team

By Dan Steinberg April 5, 2016 Email the author “I wanted to touch base briefly about my new film titled, ‘The Nomadic Who?’ that follows the DC broomball team and their journey to a national championship,” local filmmaker Kasey Kirby wrote in a recent e-mail. “The film is narrated by ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser and takes a comic look at a […]