January 20th, 2018

Local Sports

Ultimate Cheer Fusion showcases season to come

By Mo Cranker on January 20th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Medicine Hat’s Ultimate Cheer Fusion cheerleading group is gearing up for its first big competition of the year. After putting on a showcase for local fans Friday, the group will be heading to Lethbridge next weekend for a meet. “Right now it’s just us trying to perfect the routines,” said team co-owner Jenna ... Read More »

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New Tiger Brown a black sheep among brothers

By Ryan McCracken on January 20th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Elijah Brown is a bit of a black sheep when it comes to the athletic background of his family, but the new Medicine Hat Tigers forward wouldn’t have it any other way. The 18-year-old Edmonton product comes from a family of five boys, four of whom put their athletic focus into football. While ... Read More »

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Snapping skids and making history

By Ryan McCracken on January 20th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Rattlers women’s volleyball team put a six-game losing skid behind them Friday at the Snake Pit. While the Lethbirdge College Kodiaks managed to stave off a match point in the fourth set and force a tiebreaker, the Rattlers dug in their heels and secured their first victory since Nov. 18 ... Read More »

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Harry Smith to wrestle Saturday at Higdon Hall

By Mo Cranker on January 19th, 2018

Medicine Hat News A couple weeks after Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts passed through the city, Medicine Hatters will have another chance to watch some high quality wrestling. Harry Smith, also knows as ‘Davey Boy Smith Jr,.’ will be in Medicine Hat alongside a group of fighters to put on a show for Hatters. “We’re having ... Read More »

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Mixed results for Kwahommies teams

By Ryan McCracken on January 19th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Hat High Kwahommies shared the ball well on Wednesday night in Raymond, but fell just short of victory in a 78-70 road loss to the hometown Comets. Brooklyn Kaczynski led the Kwahommies with 20 points on the night, while Kyla Kearley added 15, Rhiannon Ware had 11 and Brettonie Stenhouse and ... Read More »

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Nieman-Page boxing event next up

By Mo Cranker on January 19th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker This weekend is one local boxers and boxing fans look forward to every year. The local boxing club is hosting its 14th annual Nieman-Page Boxing Memorial on Saturday and Sunday at the Clarion Hotel. “This weekend is our 14th annual Nieman-Page memorial for us,” said head coach Kerry Fahlman. “We’re having a lot ... Read More »

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Coehoorn’s Corner: RBC Training Ground will test local athletes in March

By Ryan McCracken on January 19th, 2018

I would like to introduce you all to a great event that we at the Alberta Sport Development Centre will be putting on in Medicine Hat March 24 at the Family Leisure Centre. It is called the RBC Training Ground. This event is a day where the Canadian Sport Institute will be in town to ... Read More »

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Wild, Rangers settle for draw in Megabowl

By Ryan McCracken on January 18th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Damir Omerovic racked up five goals for the Wild, but even that wasn’t enough to steal away a victory in the Medicine Hat Men’s Indoor Soccer League Megabowl on Sunday at the Family Leisure Centre. Vladimir Khazov also scored for the Wild, but the PBR Rangers answered every goal in a 6-6 ... Read More »

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Canadian Open 5-pin qualifiers hit Panorama Lanes this weekend

By Ryan McCracken on January 18th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Bowlers from across Southern Alberta will converge on Panorama Lanes this weekend looking for a place on a provincial 5-pin roster. The Canadian Open Southern Alberta zone qualifiers will feature more than 40 bowlers from Medicine Hat, Taber, Lethbridge, Pincher Creek and beyond, but only the best will punch their ticket to ... Read More »

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Super late goal sinks Tigers

By Ryan McCracken on January 18th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers were 4.4 seconds away from their third consecutive trip to overtime, but Brett Davis had other plans. The 18-year-old Kootenay Ice winger beat Tigers goaltender Jordan Hollett through the five-hole to complete the comeback and give Kootenay a 4-3 victory with the final shot of the game. “I knew ... Read More »

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