Jackson Polar Bear Hockey: Welcome

Upcoming Games
Date Event Time Location
Tue 12/23 Hockey Puck 2 Great Lakes Freeze (Kent) vs. Jackson Polar Bears 5:20 PM Kent State University
Recent Games
Date Event Time Location
Wed 12/17 Hockey Puck 2 Jackson Polar Bears: 6 - North Royalton: 2 7:10 PM Center Ice
Sun 12/21 Hockey Puck 2 Wooster: 5 - Jackson Polar Bears: 4 5:30 PM Wooster
Upcoming Events
Date Event Time Location
Thu 12/25 Christmas Bear Merry Christmas All Day
Thu 1/1 new year bear Happy New Year!! All Day
Fri 1/2 Bracket Miami Valley Freeze All Day Hobart Arena - Troy
Sat 1/3 Bracket Miami Valley Freeze All Day Hobart Arena - Troy
Sun 1/4 Bracket Miami Valley Freeze All Day Hobart Arena - Troy

  Meet The 2014-15 Jackson Polar Bears 



Thursday, December 18
Jackson Tops North Royalton 6-2

Jackson won the battle of the Bears at Center Ice Wednesday night.  Alex Dent put Jackson on the board first with a goal at 9:17 in the first period, assisted by Clayton Evans and Zach Blumer.  Robert Dysart drew a penalty on a short-handed break away at 6:13 and then scored on the penalty shot.  North Royalton scored at 1:16 to make it 2-1.  Jackson added three more in the second period.  Blumer scored at 13:40, assisted by Tristan Browne.  Zach Wilson scored at 7:28, assisted by Blumer.  And, Evans scored at 3:39, assisted by Dent and Matt Mayle.  North Royalton got their second goal at 14:04 in the third period. Blumer had Jackson's final goal at 12:59, assisted by Dent.  With the win, Jackson improves to 3-2 in the NCHSHL.

The Polar Bears travel to Wooster on Sunday.  The puck drops at 5:30. 

Sunday, December 14
Bears Lose 2-1 to Riverside

The Bears lost another close game at home Sunday.  Riverside scored first at 12:19 in the first period.  A Jackson goal by Robert Dysart, assisted by Matt Pollock and Matt Mayle, at 2:25 tied it up.  Riverside scored again with just 11 seconds to go in the second to pull ahead 2-1.  Both teams were scoreless in the third. The Bears drop to 2-2 in the NCHSHL.

North Royalton comes to town on Wednesday.  The puck drops at 7:10.   

Sunday, December 7
Bears Come Up Short Against Medina

Three unanswered goals in the third period weren't enough to catch Medina as Jackson suffered its first loss of the season 5-4 on Sunday at Center Ice.

Jackson struck first on a goal by Zach Blumer, assisted by Ricky Miller, at 10:58 in the first period.  Medina answered less than 30 seconds later.  A pair of power-play goals late in the period put Medina up 3-1.  Medina added two more in the second to lead 5-1.  The Bears rallied back in the third.  Alex Dent scored at 7:04, assisted by Clayton Evans.  EJ Martzolf added another at 4:51, assisted by Matt Mayle.  The Bears went with six skaters on a power play and Dent scored again at 2:27, assisted by Martzolf.  But, time ran out with the Bears still down by one.

Jackson is now 2-1.  The Bears host Riverside on Sunday morning.  The puck drops at 11:00. 

Saturday, December 6
Bears Roll to 9-1 Victory in Exhibition Game at Ohio City

Clayton Evans and Zach Blumer with 2 goals and an assist each and Michael Mayle with a goal and 4 assists led Jackson scorers in a lopsided victory over league newcomer Ohio City on Saturday.

The Bears host Medina on Sunday.  The puck drops at 3:40. 

Wednesday, December 3
Bears Come Out On Top In Home Opener

The Bears outlasted Wooster to win their home-opener 4-3 Wednesday night.  The first period was all Jackson.  Zach Blumer got the Bears' scoring started with a goal at 12:06, assisted by the Mayle brothers, Michael and Matt.  Robert Dysart added two more, the first unassisted at 5:48 and the second at 1:21, assisted by Ricky Miller.  Wooster scored the only goal of the second period.  The Bears went up 4-1 at 11:18 in the third on a goal by Matt Pollock, assisted by Dysart. Successive penalties had Jackson a man down and Wooster took advantage with back-to-back power play goals with eight minutes to go.  Wooster pulled their goalie in the final minute but was unable to score.   

The Bears are now 2-0.  They travel to Brooklyn on Saturday to face Ohio City and host Medina on Sunday.

Sunday, November 30
Start of The 2014-15 Season

The Defending Buckeye Cup Champion Polar Bears kicked off their 2014-15 season with a 4-1 North Coast Hockey League victory at Fremont Sunday. Alex Dent scored the first of his two goals at 7:19 of the first period, assisted by Zachary Blumer. Fremont tied it up with a power play goal at 10:38 in the second. Jackson answered with two more goals in the second to take the lead for good. Dent scored a powerplay goal at 7:43, assisted by the Mayle brothers, Michael & Matt. Clayton Evans also scored on a powerplay at 1:45, assited by Dent and Blumer. An empty-netter by EJ Martzolf with :53 seconds to go in the final period sealed the win. He was assisted by Matt Pollock and Robert Dysart. Goalie Andrew Saltarelli had 24 saves. Jackson outshot Fremont 45 to 25.

Jackson faces Wooster this Wednesday in their home opener at Center Ice. The puck drops at 7:10. 

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