January 23rd, 2017

Local Sports

Top prospect Patrick helps sink Tigers in Brandon

By Ryan McCracken on January 23rd, 2017

Medicine Hat News Penalties left the Medicine Hat Tigers undone Saturday at Westman Place. The reigning WHL champion Brandon Wheat Kings built up a lead the Tigers couldn’t topple thanks in part to goals on three consecutive power play opportunities and pushed the Tigers to 31-15-1-0 on the season with a 5-2 loss. NHL Central ... Read More »

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Ups and downs continue for Cubs

By Ryan McCracken on January 23rd, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The roller coaster season continues for the Medicine Hat Cubs junior B hockey team. The Cubs came up short in a 6-1 loss to the Mountainview Colts Saturday at the Kinplex despite a commanding first period effort. While the setback pushes Medicine Hat to 7-21-6 on the year, captain Keegan Bartram says he ... Read More »

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Rattlers unravel: Hoops teams cough up halftime leads in losses to Red Deer

By Ryan McCracken on January 23rd, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s basketball team couldn’t hang on for the weekend sweep Saturday at the Snake Pit, falling 77-66 in a bounce-back afternoon for the Red Deer Queens. While the Rattlers dealt the Queens a 68-52 loss Friday evening, Red Deer rebounded with a new look and forced frustration onto ... Read More »

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Tigers bask in resounding win

By Ryan McCracken on January 21st, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Pairs seemed to be a theme Friday night at the Brandt Centre. The Medicine Hat Tigers, coming off two losses at the hands of the Regina Pats, needed two goalies and two goals out of four separate players to finally deal a loss to the CHL’s top-ranked team, and Steven Owre says they’re ... Read More »

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Mohawks top Zeniths

By Ryan McCracken on January 21st, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Hat High Mohawks varsity boys basketball team held on to hand the Magrath Zeniths their first loss of the season Friday night at their temporary home in Crescent Heights High School. Bak Nyang had a game-high 23 points to lead Hat High to the 72-61 victory, pushing the Mohawks to 3-1 ... Read More »

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FAME: 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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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. 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 against ... 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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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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