January 20th, 2018

Local Sports

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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New Pats make the difference in Tigers’ loss to Regina

By Ryan McCracken on January 12th, 2018

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 as a member ... Read More »

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Carey first to qualify at Scotties

By Mo Cranker on January 12th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker It may not have gone exactly how she drew it up, but Chelsea Carey’s rink was the first to qualify at the 2018 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. After winning her first two matches of the tournament, Carey came into Thursday’s match against Val Sweeting with the goal of keeping her record undefeated ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Coaches and cuts: considerations for deselecting youth athletes

By None on January 12th, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games are right around the corner which means Canada will be selecting the best athletes our country has to offer. These athletes have been through numerous evaluations throughout their sporting careers, and even at the top level most athletes will tell you that the team selection process does not ... Read More »

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Gerlach traded to Blades

By Ryan McCracken on January 11th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Max Gerlach woke up Wednesday as a Medicine Hat Tiger, but a few hours later he was on the other side of the puck. The 19-year-old Texan sniper was shipped to the Saskatoon Blades Wednesday morning — in exchange for 2000-born forward Bryan Lockner, a first-round bantam draft pick in 2020 and a ... Read More »

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Team Kleibrink out to repeat at Scotties

By Ryan McCracken on January 11th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts kicked off Wednesday at the Medicine Hat Curling Club with 12 teams vying to represent the province at the national event —and one out to defend their crown. Reigning Alberta champion Team Kleibrink opened their tournament with a 10-8 comeback victory over Team DeJong. After giving up ... Read More »

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Brown, Lockner make early impact with Tigers in win over Blades

By Ryan McCracken on January 10th, 2018

It didn’t take long for Medicine Hat’s newest Tigers to make an impact on Wednesday at the SaskTel Centre. Former Seattle Thunderbird Elijah Brown picked up his first point in orange in black two minutes into his debut with an assist on Gary Haden’s opener, then newly acquired right winger Bryan Lockner netted his first ... Read More »

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Tigers send Gerlach to Saskatoon

By Ryan McCracken on January 10th, 2018

Max Gerlach is no longer a member of the Medicine Hat Tigers. The 19-year-old Texan sniper was shipped to the Saskatoon Blades this morning in exchange for 2000-born forward Bryan Lockner, a first-round bantam draft pick in 2020 and a second-round selection in 2021. Gerlach is sitting on a point-per-game average with 16 goals and ... Read More »

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Ringette Roundup: Smash win gold at Ed Benning Ringette Tournament

By Ryan McCracken on January 10th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Smash ringette team took home Open B gold at the Ed Benning Ringette Tournament in Regina this weekend. While the Smash dropped their second game at the tournament, 6-4 to the BP Hellraisers, they exacted some crucial revenge in the gold medal game with a 6-5 victory. Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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Tigers add depth before deadline

By Ryan McCracken on January 10th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Eljiah Brown is ready for a new lease on his Western Hockey League career. The 2000-born Edmonton product became a member of the Medicine Hat Tigers in a trade with the Seattle Thunderbirds on Tuesday after spending more than two months off the ice, and says he can’t wait to pull on an ... Read More »

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