April 20th, 2018

Local Sports

Broncos teammates Kruger, Wilkie go to help in Humboldt

By Sean Rooney on April 10th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney As soon as he heard the horrifying news out of Humboldt, Darren Kruger called his lifelong friend Bob Wilkie. “‘We’ve got to go,'” Kruger remembers saying. “‘We’ve got to go and help in any way we can.'” Three days later they drove past the site where a semi-trailer hit the Broncos’ bus, resulting ... Read More »

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Tigers hoping for the best

By Ryan McCracken on April 9th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Tigers draft pick Layne Matechuk suffered severe head and body injuries when his Humboldt Broncos’ team bus was struck by a semi-trailer Friday evening while on the way to Game 5 in their Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League series against the Nipawin Hawks. Fifteen were killed as a result of the collision ... Read More »

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Quenneville signs ATO with Bridgeport

By Ryan McCracken on April 9th, 2018

Medicine Hat News David Quenneville could make his American HockeyLeague debut as early as Friday. The 19-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman signed an amateur tryout agreement with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Sunday after landing a three-year entry-level contract with the New York Islanders earlier in the week and could join the lineup for Friday’s road ... Read More »

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Locals shine at spring rodeo

By Ryan McCracken on April 9th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Trent Tunke seized the chance to shine in front of a home crowd to kick off his team roping season on Sunday at the Cypress Centre. The Medicine Hat product took second place in the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede Broncs and Honky Tonks indoor spring rodeo team roping event alongside new partner ... Read More »

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Humboldt defenceman and Tigers draft pick Matechuk in serious but stable condition

By Ryan McCracken on April 7th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Humboldt Broncos defenceman and Medicine Hat Tigers draft pick Layne Matechuk is in a coma with severe head and body injuries sustained in a bus collision with his team last night. Mark Melnychuk of the Regina Leader-Post reported Saturday afternoon that Matechuk is in serious but stable condition after his team bus ... Read More »

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It’s heating up

By Sean Rooney on April 7th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney You might say they were still getting warmed up at the Cypress Centre Friday, as the first performance of the annual Broncs and Honky Tonks Indoor Spring Rodeo saw a handful of good times and scores but nothing that looks unbeatable with two more shows to go. “It’s always nice to do good ... Read More »

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Shaw signs deal with AHL’s Iowa Wild, looks to get in the lineup after injury

By Ryan McCracken on April 7th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Tigers centre Mason Shaw took another big step toward a professional hockey career Friday by signing an amateur tryout agreement with the American Hockey League’s Iowa Wild. The 97th overall Minnesota Wild draft pick missed all 72 games of the Western Hockey League’s regular season and the first round of the ... Read More »

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Shaw signs ATO with Iowa Wild

By Ryan McCracken on April 6th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Tigers centre Mason Shaw took another big step toward a professional hockey career Friday by signing an amateur tryout agreement with the American Hockey League’s Iowa Wild. The 97th overall Minnesota Wild draft pick missed all 72 games of the Western Hockey League’s regular season and the first round of the ... Read More »

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Quenneville signs pro deal

By Ryan McCracken on April 6th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken David Quenneville will continue his season as a different type of Tiger. The 20-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers blueliner signed his name on a three-year entry-level contract with the New York Islanders Thursday and intends to report to their American Hockey League affiliate Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Saturday. “It’s really exciting. It’s probably the ... Read More »

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Rodeo ready to bring lots of energy

By Sean Rooney on April 6th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Alex Hanson remembers her first time competing at a pro rodeo. It was in her hometown, and she was a nervous wreck. But when the Medicine Hat cowgirl and her horse, Pepper, line up for their barrel racing run Saturday? They have one little request of fans heading to the Broncs and Honky ... Read More »

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