FRAMINGHAM – Marian High School will launch its first-ever girls ice hockey program for the 2017-18 school year.
And the boys ice hockey program at the high school will have a new partnership in 2017-18 too.
Marian High, based in Framingham, announced a new co-operative with Saint Joseph Preparatory High School in Boston, today, May 1.
The two teams will practice and play their games at the Warrior Arena, the training facility of the Boston Bruins.
With this agreement, Marian High hockey remains in the Catholic Central League, where it has played since its inception.
Marian and Keefe Tech had a joint boys hockey program in the last several years. However, this year the hockey program was suspended after
With the new partnership with St. Joe’s, Marian High ends its partnership with Keefe Technical High School for boys ice hockey.
Marian and St. Joe’s share similar missions, said the school, rooted in Catholic faith and the Sisters of Saint Joseph.
“St. Joe’s and Marian share the belief that athletics promotes the growth of the whole person, where the lessons from the classroom can be brought into the rink,” said Marian High Principal John Ermilio.
Marian High athletic Director Stephanie Ridolfi said she has been working with St.Joe’s Athletic Director Jamie O’Leary “to ensure the co-operative benefits both schools as well as the growth of our stent athletes.”