January 20th, 2018

Local Sports

Mixed results for Rattlers teams

By Ryan McCracken on January 15th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Rattlers dropped an ugly three-set loss to the Briercrest Clippers (25-17, 25-22, 25-13) on Saturday at the Snake Pit. While Medicine Hat managed to take the Clippers to five sets before bowing out in Friday’s Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference match at Briercrest, Rattlers libero Kreggan Scharnatta says their minds just ... Read More »

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Scheidegger wins Alberta Scotties

By Mo Cranker on January 15th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The 2018 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts could not have had a closer finish. After two ends were decided by just centimeters, Casey Scheidegger and defending champion Shannon Kleibrink led their teams into the 11th end at a 6-6 tie. The teams went back and forth during the final frame, and with just ... Read More »

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Tigers fall short of second straight comeback

By Ryan McCracken on January 14th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers came one shot shy of a second consecutive comeback victory on Sunday at Mosaic Place. Jaeger White, Bryan Lockner and Mark Rassell combined to erase a three-goal deficit and force overtime against the East Division leading Moose Jaw Warriors, but Brett Howden pulled the rug out with two minutes left in ... Read More »

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Scheidegger tops Carey to reach Scotties final

By Ryan McCracken on January 13th, 2018

Casey Scheidegger’s foursome punched their ticket to the Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts championship game with an 8-7 victory over Chelsea Carey’s team on Saturday at the Medicine Hat Curling Club. Scheidegger came back with two points in the 10th end to shake off a late deficit and secure the crucial victory after coughing up ... Read More »

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Tigers come back to beat Brandon

By Ryan McCracken on January 13th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers came all the way back on Saturday at Westman Place. Ryan Jevne scored his first goal in 12 games 62 seconds into overtime to shake off an early two-goal deficit and cement a 4-3 victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings — putting the Tigers at 2-1-0-0 on their four-game East Division ... Read More »

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Cubs blow early lead, fall to Copperheads

By None on January 13th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Cubs started out Friday’s contest against the Coledale Copperheads exactly how they wanted to. The team got out to an early 2-0 lead against their division opponent, but the Copperheads fired back, seven times over the game’s three frames to take down the Cubs 7-3. The Cubs trailed the ... Read More »

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Phantoms improve to 7-2 in men’s indoor soccer league

By Ryan McCracken on January 13th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Earls Phantoms retained their place at the top of the standings in the Medicine Hat Men’s Indoor Soccer League with a 3-2 victory over the PBR Rangers on Sunday at the Family Leisure Centre. While PBR’s Forkpa Sumo scored twice to keep the Phantoms on their toes, Dean Studer, Matt Wilson ... Read More »

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Tigers fall to Pats

By Ryan McCracken on January 13th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Regina Pats picked up eight new players in the week leading up to the Western Hockey League’s trade deadline, but Ryan Kubic and Cameron Hebig were all they needed in Friday’s 3-1 victory over the Medicine Hat Tigers. Kubic turned aside a season-high 47 shots to lock up his first win ... Read More »

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Down to the last rock

By Ryan McCracken on January 13th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Casey Scheidegger knew she would be in tough when she met back up with Val Sweeting in the Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts B Event qualifier game. While Scheidegger’s foursome fell in a 9-6 battle with Sweeting in the A Event on Thursday, the Lethbridge product’s squad made good on their next attempt ... Read More »

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Rattlers women continue to search for consistency

By Mo Cranker on January 13th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker It hasn’t been the start to the new year the Medicine Hat women’s volleyball team was hoping for. After dropping two games last weekend to the SAIT Trojans, the women hosted and fell to the Briercrest Clippers Friday night, losing in three straight sets (23-25, 20-25, 16-25). “I thought we did a good ... Read More »

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