April 20th, 2018

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Down to their last life

By Ryan McCracken on March 31st, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers will return to Dauphin in desperation mode. Ty Lewis potted a goal and added three assists to lead the Brandon Wheat Kings to a 5-2 win over Medicine Hat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarter-finals on Friday at the Canalta Centre —leaving the Tigers teetering on the ... Read More »

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Wheaties push Tigers to the brink

By Ryan McCracken on March 30th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers will return to Dauphin in desperation mode. Ty Lewis potted a goal and added three assists to lead the Brandon Wheat Kings to a 5-2 win over Medicine Hat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarter-finals on Friday at the Canalta Centre — leaving the Tigers teetering on the brink of ... Read More »

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Irvine team wins at provincials

By Sean Rooney on March 29th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Irvine’s Bulldogs claimed the Hockey Alberta peewee D title Sunday. At Oyen, the team went unbeaten including a 5-2 win over Horse Lake in the championship game. Tavynn Schlaht and Kellin Hodgson each had two goals while Makhi Carriere added the fifth to complete the gold medal run. Kaige Schafer made 19 ... Read More »

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Nobody said it would be easy: Wheat Kings tie series with Tigers at 2-2

By Ryan McCracken on March 29th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference quarter-final series between the Medicine Hat Tigers and Brandon Wheat Kings is now a best-of-three. Five different Wheat Kings lit the lamp to lead Brandon back from a two-game series deficit and into a 2-2 tie with a 5-2 victory over the Tigers in Game 4 on ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Smart snacking the focus of Nutrition Month

By Sean Rooney on March 29th, 2018

March is Nutrition Month and one of the topics is unlocking the potential of food to fuel. Canadians can stay energized by planning nutrition snacks into their day. Almost half of all Canadians say that eating a balanced diet is challenging because they are so busy. This means they often skip meals and eat a ... Read More »

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Wheat Kings top Tigers to tie series at 2-2

By Ryan McCracken on March 28th, 2018

The Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference quarter-final series between the Medicine Hat Tigers and Brandon Wheat Kings is now a best-of-three. Five different Wheat Kings lit the lamp to lead Brandon back from a two-game series deficit and into a 2-2 tie with a 5-2 victory over Medicine Hat in Game 4 on Wednesday at ... Read More »

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Hat boxer motivated by silver a year ago

By Sean Rooney on March 28th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Losses have been rare in Janick Lacroix’s boxing career, so when they happen, he remembers. Coming back to junior nationals for the second year in a row, there’s no doubt which loss is driving him this time around. “That silver definitely gave me motivation to get that gold,” said Lacroix of the 2017 ... Read More »

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Locals trend the right direction for bantam draft

By Sean Rooney on March 28th, 2018

Medicine Hat News It’s been five years since a Medicine Hat product was picked in the WHL bantam draft, but that ignominious streak could come to an end as soon as this year. Hockey Alberta announced the rosters for its annual Alberta Cup all-star tournament Tuesday, and four Gas City boys are on the list ... Read More »

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Wheat Kings get one back

By Ryan McCracken on March 28th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers battled adversity to build up a 2-0 series over the Wheat Kings in the Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference quarter-finals, but on Tuesday it was Brandon’s turn. After getting outscored 14-5 through the first two games of the series, the Wheat Kings entered Game 3 in Dauphin, Man. without ... Read More »

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Wheat Kings battle back into series with win over Tigers

By Ryan McCracken on March 27th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers battled adversity to build up a 2-0 series over the Wheat Kings in the Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference quarter-finals, but on Tuesday it was Brandon’s turn. After getting outscored 14-5 through the first two games of the series, the Wheat Kings entered Game 3 in Dauphin without starting goaltender Logan ... Read More »

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