January 20th, 2018

Local Sports

Rattlers volleyball teams lose close matches against SAIT

By None on January 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat College volleyball teams were on the road Friday playing against the SAIT Trojans, before heading back to the Hat to host the team Saturday. The women played first, and fell into a 2-0 defeciet early, before battling back and falling 3-2 to the Trojans (19-25, 32-30, 25-22, 25-20, 15-13). ... Read More »

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Cubs head to Cochrane Saturday

By None on January 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Cubs will travel to Cochrane Saturday to play the Generals with a big two points on the line. Sitting at 10-14-1, the Cubs currently sit in last in their division, but are just one point behind Strathmore. Cochrane currently sits in third in the division, 10 points above the ... Read More »

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Tigers depth shines in win over Edmonton

By Ryan McCracken on January 6th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers put their depth on display on Friday night at the Canalta Centre. With Ryan Jevne serving the second leg of a three-game suspension and both Hayden Ostir and Linus Nassen nursing injuries, the Tigers needed of a boost from all four forward lines — and they got it in ... Read More »

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Tigers put depth on display in win over Edmonton

By Ryan McCracken on January 5th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers put their depth on display on Friday night at the Canalta Centre. With Ryan Jevne serving the second leg of a three-game suspension and both Hayden Ostir and Linus Nassen nursing injuries, the Tigers needed of a boost from all four forward lines — and they got it in a 5-1 ... Read More »

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Rattlers volleyball teams aim to snap two-game skids

By Ryan McCracken on January 5th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s volleyball team will aim to snap a two-game losing skid when they return to the court for tonight’s 8 p.m. matchup against the Trojans at SAIT College. The Rattlers (9-3) can tie the Trojans (10-2) for the top of the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference South Division ... Read More »

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Tigers’ Haden gets a boost from personal cheering section

By Ryan McCracken on January 5th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Whenever Gary Haden suits up to take on the Calgary Hitmen at the Scotiabank Saddledome, he knows he’ll have his own cheering section in the building. But when he stepped out onto the ice prior to Wednesday’s 4-3 overtime loss in Calgary, he was greeted by nearly 100 friends, family members and former ... Read More »

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Rassell focused on having fun amid five-game point streak

By Ryan McCracken on January 5th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It should come as little surprise that Mark Rassell is at his best with a smile on his face. The 20-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers captain — known for his upbeat attitude and lighthearted post-game interviews — says he allowed frustration to enter his game last month. But ever since sitting down with team ... Read More »

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Coehoorn’s Corner: Success is a way of life

By Ryan McCracken on January 5th, 2018

Happy New Year from the Alberta Sport Development Centre at Medicine Hat College. A New Year brings about feelings of anticipation and hope. It is usually a time when people set goals for themselves and look to make changes for the positive. This applies to athletes as well. The New Year is a time when ... Read More »

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January adversity returns

By Ryan McCracken on January 5th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers are no strangers to January adversity, and they got another dose Monday with the loss of two-way defenceman Linus Nassen. Nassen fractured the radial bone in his left forearm after taking a hit into the boards near the end of Monday’s 5-4 overtime win against the Kootenay Ice in ... Read More »

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Williams nearing a return

By Ryan McCracken on January 4th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Injuries have plagued the Medicine Hat Tigers since the pre-season, but they’ll get a boost in the coming days with the return of rookie forward Josh Williams. The 16-year-old Langley product suffered a broken collarbone while competing with Team Canada at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in early November, but the fifth overall ... Read More »

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