February 23rd, 2017

Sports

Local Sports

  • Incoming reinforcements

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Seven weeks of aching for the game may finally reach an end Friday for Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman David Quenneville. The 18-year-old blueliner has been recovering from a broken leg since early January, but pending approval at this morning’s re-evaluation, Quenneville might just be ready to rejoin the ranks at a very opportune [...] Read More »

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  • Rattlers hitter Helland-Hansen named ACAC MVP

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Isak Helland-Hansen retained his crown Wednesday at Red Deer College. The Medicine Hat College Rattlers outside hitter earned the title of Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference men’s volleyball player of the year for the second straight season after a stellar year on the court. “I think he’s shown a lot of maturity this year, [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • Rattlers’ Helland-Hansen retains ACAC MVP status

    Isak Helland-Hansen retained his crown Wednesday at Red Deer College. The Medicine Hat College Rattlers outside hitter earned the title of Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference men’s volleyball player of the year for the second straight season after another stellar year on the court. The Oystese, Norway product recorded a staggering 202 kills over the course [...] Read More »

    16 hours ago
  • Attack win way to provincial tourney

    Medicine Hat News Having proven themselves in league play, the Medicine Hat Attack ringette team still had to win this past weekend to make it to provincials. They did just that. The under-14 team tied Calgary’s Bowview Titans 3-3, beat the Cochrance Rockies 11-4 and then clinched their provincial spot with a 15-0 win over [...] Read More »

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  • Warriors double up Tigers

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers returned two men from illness Tuesday night, but lost forward James Hamblin along with a 6-3 contest to the Moose Jaw Warriors. Hamblin is the latest in a string of Tigers to come down with mumps, forcing him out of Tuesday’s lineup. While John Dahlstrom and Zach Fischer made [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Eric Guay fastest in downhill training, Hannes Reichelt 2nd

    KVITFJELL, Norway – Canadian Eric Guay posted the fastest time in World Cup downhill training on Thursday. The Mont-Tremblant, Que., skier finished in one minute 48.01 seconds, beating Hannes Reichelt of Austria by one-hundredth of a second. Roger Brice of France was third, 0.33 seconds behind. Guay is coming off a gold and silver medal [...] Read More »

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  • Canada’s Milos Raonic waits out rain, reaches Delray Beach quarters

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Top-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada beat Borna Coric of Croatia 6-3, 7-6 (2) early Thursday in a rain-delayed match to reach the Delray Beach Open quarter-finals. Raonic, a product of Thornhill, Ont., took 1 hour, 34 minutes to finish off Coric in the match that started at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday. The [...] Read More »

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  • Bangladesh rolls out welcome for unusual sport on skates

    DHAKA, Bangladesh – If basketball and soccer had a baby and put it on skates, it might look like roll ball, a little-known sport whose top performers worldwide vied for the championship in Bangladesh over the past week. Played on a basketball court, with a small soccer-type goal in lieu of a basket, roll ball [...] Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Russell scores in 3rd to lift Oilers over Panthers, 4-3

    SUNRISE, Fla. – The last time Edmonton lost a road game at Florida, Connor McDavid was 5 years old. He’s 20 now. And he wasn’t about to let the streak end just yet. McDavid helped set up Kris Russell’s winner with 7:58 left, and the Oilers beat Florida 4-3 on Wednesday to snap the Panthers’ [...] Read More »

    12 hours ago
  • Defencemen lift Oilers past Panthers, 4-3

    SUNRISE, Fla. – Kris Russell scored the third goal of the night by Edmonton’s defencemen with 7:58 left, lifting the Oilers over Florida 4-3 on Wednesday to snap the Panthers’ five-game winning streak. Russell’s goal was his first since Feb. 11, 2016, when he played for Calgary. He went goalless in his first 48 games [...] Read More »

    13 hours ago