Sun Prairie's hockey program is hosting the 20th annual Groundhog Tournament this weekend at Sun Prairie Ice Arena.
From their press release:
The Sun Prairie High School Hockey program, in conjunction with the Sun Prairie Hockey Booster Club, will host the 20th Annual Groundhog Hockey Tournament at Sun Prairie Ice Arena Jan. 31 – Feb. 1.
The tournament includes Big Eight Conference teams Sun Prairie and Madison Memorial; Badger North teams Waunakee and DeForest; Badger South teams Oregon and Monona Grove; and two Classic 8 teams, the Waukesha co-op and Kettle Moraine co-op.
Tournament play at the Sun Prairie Ice Arena on Jan. 31 has games scheduled for 5:15 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. on the Tubbs and Cardinal rinks. The championship game will be held on Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. The Sun Prairie Booster Club will also host an on-site ticket raffle throughout the tournament with winners announced during the championship game.
Sun Prairie coach Troy Giesegh talked about the event, and his Cardinals this season: