January 20th, 2017

Local Sports

Tigers trying to tame adverse conditions

By Medicine Hat News on January 20th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Ever since last season’s riveting post-season push, the Medicine Hat Tigers have adopted the simple yet effective mantra, to turn the page. Despite after kicking off their three-game eastern road trip with a 5-3 loss to the Saskatoon Blades, and without a pair key defencemen, Tigers alternate captain Steven Owre says tonight’s test ... Read More »

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Herter back in the ring

By Sean Rooney on January 20th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Four years ago he was facing a maximum five-year jail sentence. Four days ago he was back in the boxing ring instead. For 28-year-old Corwin Herter, the life-changing moment came and he managed to turn the lowest moment of his life into something positive. “I bettered my life in so many ways that ... Read More »

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Mastering the art of time management

By Ryan McCracken on January 20th, 2017

Thomas Edison once said, “Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the only thing that he can’t afford to lose.” Have you ever felt like you are scrambling to get a thousand things done at once? A lot of people struggle on a daily basis to get done everything that ... Read More »

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Penalties, turnovers hurt Tigers in loss to Blades

By Ryan McCracken on January 19th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It can’t happen every night. The Medicine Hat Tigers were unable to pull off another one of their signature comebacks Wednesday night in Saskatoon, showing up a little too late in a 5-3 loss to the Blades. Medicine Hat’s three-game East Division road trip started off on the wrong foot. While things ... Read More »

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Building a franchise

By Sean Rooney on January 19th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney In high school she was a cheerleader, but would have liked to be between the hashmarks too. When her four kids started coming up the ranks in minor football, Coral Smith couldn’t help but notice a few girls on the teams —until it came to high school. Maybe next year she’ll finally get ... Read More »

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Kearley vs. The world

By Sean Rooney on January 19th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It looked like Jordyn Kearley against the world for a while during Wednesday’s basketball game at Crescent Heights High School. The Grade 12 forward for Hat High did all she could against the visiting WR Myers Rebels, but it simply wasn’t enough in a 90-63 Kwahommies loss. “I know it’s hard to think ... Read More »

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Hat High coach growing the grappling game

By Sean Rooney on January 19th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Seven years after he began a wrestling club at Hat High, Darren Klein is going backwards in a sense. Now helming one of the biggest teams in the province, the coach and teacher is at Elm Street School, showing 40 or so kids how to do a double leg takedown. It’s the grassroots ... Read More »

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Ringette: Avalanche strike gold

By Medicine Hat News on January 18th, 2017

Medicine Hat News In a ringette tournament with nearly 200 teams, two from Medicine Hat wound up in division finals in Calgary this past weekend. At the Esso Golden Ring, both the under-19 Avalanche and under-14 Attack advanced to respective gold medal finals Sunday. The Avs beat the Saskatoon Impact 6-2, while the Attack fell ... Read More »

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Schultz injury eerily similar to Quenneville’s

By Ryan McCracken on January 18th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Ty Schultz and the Medicine Hat Tigers know all too well about Achilles’ heel. Just 10 days after a point shot broke the leg of star defenceman David Quenneville, Schultz joined his fellow blueliner on the injured reserve with an almost identical break — taking a puck to the same high ankle area ... Read More »

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Talons make most of their time in Brooks

By Medicine Hat News on January 18th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Brooks was good to the Eagle Butte Talons varsity girls basketball team this past week. After beating St. Joseph’s 59-43 in local league play last Thursday, the Talons returned to Brooks Friday for the Brooks Composite High School Tournament. Wins over Highwood (76-43) and Crescent Heights (52-36) helped Eagle Butte earn a ... Read More »

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