March 23rd, 2018


Local Sports

  • Hollett gets start but Tigers don’t discount Bullion @MHNMcCracken When the lights go down and the crowd rises up, Jordan Hollett will be leading the way. The Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender will be the man between the pipes when the puck drops for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final series against the Brandon Wheat Kings tonight at 7:30 p.m. Tigers head [...] Read More »

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  • Hoping for the best: Tigers look to have Shaw back in series @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers and Brandon Wheat Kings are set to renew their interdivisional rivalry when they face off in the Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference semifinal for a second consecutive year on Friday at the Canalta Centre. While the Tabbies accept that plenty has changed from last year’s series — a four-game [...] Read More »

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  • Same teams, new series @@PerryBergson Groundhog Day has begun anew. The Brandon Wheat Kings and Medicine Hat Tigers begin their Western Hockey League rivalry anew tonight in Alberta, 364 days after the teams last squared off in the Eastern Conference quarter-finals. This time, however, like the 1993 comedy film starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell, the Wheat Kings [...] Read More »

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  • From the couch to the top line @MHNMcCracken Three months ago, Elijah Brown was sitting on a couch in Edmonton. Now he’s centering the top line of a division winning Western Hockey League franchise. The 18-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers centre was shipped to the Gas City from the Seattle Thunderbirds at the trade deadline after leaving the T-Birds earlier in the [...] Read More »

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  • Student-athletes help out @MHNRooney The college golf season ended in October, but Brett Griscowsky knows he’s a Rattler all year long. The soccer and futsal seasons produced thrilling moments for Jordan Fauth, but so too did the players she coached. Wins and losses aside for Medicine Hat College, it’s been a rewarding past year for their student-athletes [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • CFL players set to present united front in upcoming bargaining with league

    WINNIPEG – CFL players will be foes on the football field this season but off of it they plan to fight together for a better future. The players are heading into the last year of their collective bargaining agreement with the CFL amid contentious issues that could affect their bank accounts and bodies. “Before we [...] Read More »

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  • Canada’s Osmond wins world title as Zagitova, Kostner fall

    ASSAGO, Italy – Olympic bronze medallist Kaetlyn Osmond of Canada won the figure skating world title Friday with a nearly perfect performance as Olympic champion Alina Zagitova fell a jaw-dropping three times and crowd favourite Carolina Kostner turned in a lacklustre skate — both tumbling completely off the podium. Osmond, who skated first in the [...] Read More »

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  • Brierley’s penalty earns Toronto Wolfpack 18-17 rugby win over Rochdale Hornets

    ROCHDALE, England – Ryan Brierley’s late second-half penalty kick earned the Toronto Wolfpack an 18-17 second-tier Betfred Championship rugby win over the Rochdale Hornets on Friday. Brierley’s kick at the 73-minute mark gave Toronto its first lead in the game. Following Brierley’s kick, Rochdale (1-4-0) was unsuccessful on a drop goal attempt at the 78-minute [...] Read More »

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  • Centre Sean Monahan injuries more bad news for fading Calgary Flames

    CALGARY – The Calgary Flames’ already thin playoff hopes are taking a major hit with yet another key player headed for sick bay. Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan revealed Friday top-line centre Sean Monahan may play few, if any, of the team’s final seven regular-season games because of two undisclosed injuries. “I don’t know how [...] Read More »

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  • NewsAlert: Canadian Osmond captures figure skating gold medal

    ASSAGO, Italy – Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond has won the women’s singles crown at the world figure skating championships. Osmond, 22, of Marystown, N.L., finished atop the standings with 150.50 points, ahead of second-place finisher Wakaba Higuchi of Japan (145.01). Satako Miyhara, also of Japan, was third with 135.72 points. Osmond was a bronze medallist in [...] Read More »

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