February 25th, 2018

Local Sports

Rattlers women close out ACAC season on a high

By Ryan McCracken on February 20th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s volleyball team went out on their highest note of the year Saturday night at the Snake Pit, collecting their first back-to-back wins of the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference season in a five-set battle with the Lethbridge Kodiaks (25-20, 25-27, 26-28, 25-12, 15-2). While Medicine Hat took ... Read More »

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Short bench? No problem

By Ryan McCracken on February 20th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers were juggling lines like a game of shinny Saturday night at the Canalta Centre, but even with seven regulars missing from the lineup they were still able to send the Edmonton Oil Kings home empty-handed in a 7-4 barnburner. TheTigers were without defencemen David Quenneville and Ty Schultz, ... Read More »

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Tigers prospect Josh Williams impresses in home ice debut

By Ryan McCracken on February 20th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Fans anxiously awaiting a glimpse into the future of Medicine Hat Tigers got their first taste onSaturday night at the Canalta Centre. Fifteen-year-old forward Josh Williams β€”MedicineHat’s highest bantam draft pick in more than a decade at fifth overall β€” made his home ice debut in a 7-4 win over the Edmonton Oil ... Read More »

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Federkeil back in the fold with Stampeders

By Medicine Hat News on February 18th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Maybe Dan Federkeil was just joshing everyone. Whatever the case, he’s not leaving the Calgary Stampeders. After tweeting earlier this week that “No one wants to sign a 33 year old Canadian tackle with 2 or 3 more 9 game seasons left?” Federkeil did in fact sign Friday, cleared to be back ... Read More »

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Tabbies fall in Swift

By Ryan McCracken on February 18th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Jordan Papirny got his revenge on the Medicine Hat Tigers Friday night at the Credit Union iPlex. The overage goaltender had his Broncos debut spoiled by Medicine Hat on Jan. 13, but bounced back Friday to help take down an ailing Tigers squad, 3-1 “Their goaltender played very well tonight. We definitely had ... Read More »

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Central’s Korosec shines in 103-69 drubbing of Mohawks

By Ryan McCracken on February 18th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Friday may not be the last time Luka Korosec plays in Medicine Hat, but he certainly made it worth his while. The Grade 12 guard from Catholic Central slashed through the Hat High Mohawks’ defence time and time again in a 103-69 win in Southern Alberta High School Basketball League play, scoring 23 ... Read More »

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Rattlers stymied in loss to Trojans

By Ryan McCracken on February 18th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Sometimes, it’s as simple as one team not putting the ball in the basket. The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s basketball team certainly had other reasons to explain Friday’s 65-53 loss to the SAIT Trojans, but couldn’t deny that one basic premise. If they’re to clinch a playoff spot, they can’t keep missing ... Read More »

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Tigers diagnosed with mumps

By Ryan McCracken on February 18th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken What started as a simple sickness quickly spiraled into something worse. The Medicine Hat Tigers have been hit hard with the sick bug, as two players have been diagnosed with mumps, while two more and assistant coach Joe Frazer are awaiting test results. “We’re working with the league and Alberta Health Services to ... Read More »

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Quenneville nearing return

By Ryan McCracken on February 17th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken A return is in sight for Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman David Quenneville. The offensively gifted blueliner has resumed skating and practising in full gear after having his leg broken in a shot block against the Regina Pats on Jan. 3, and says with any luck he’ll be back in a little over a ... Read More »

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Playoffs? Already? Tigers clinch spot with 14 regular season games left

By Ryan McCracken on February 17th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken They may not have realized it until they left the rink Wednesday night, but the Medicine Hat Tigers are bound for the post-season. Wednesday’s 3-1 win over the Victoria Royals pushed the Tabbies 33 points in front of the Calgary Hitmen β€” who have 16 games left on the docket β€” and mathematically ... Read More »

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