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High School ice Hockey, Hovey leaves his mark Kent Roosevelt coach led team to state title in 1980s

By Tom Hardesty Record-Courier staff writer Published:

Bernie Hovey remembers his first game behind the bench as Kent Roosevelt's ice hockey coach as if it happened yesterday. It was the opening game of the 1976-77 season, and Hovey, then 29-years old, and his Rough Riders were hoping to prove themselves against a powerful Cleveland Heights team.

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