February 18th, 2018

Local Sports

Training Matters: Resolve to change your habits for the better

By Medicine Hat News on January 27th, 2017

Hey gang, happy New Year, it’s your friendly fitness writer guy here to remind you that your health is important! I’ve been on the front lines in the fitness industry since 1992. That’s 25 years of watching people with the best of intentions striving to be better, stronger, leaner, to clear their mind, gain some ... Read More »

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Benoy jumps to gold, top ranking

By Medicine Hat News on January 27th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Some huge jumps have earned a Medicine Hat track and field athlete some early-season honours —not to mention a trio of gold medals. Sixteen-year-old Lewis Benoy of the Bulldogs Track and Field Club won high, long and triple jump at the Golden Bear Open in Edmonton this past weekend. All three winning ... Read More »

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Season only at mid-way point, Rattlers have a busy stretch run ahead

By Medicine Hat News on January 27th, 2017

Medicine Hat News There’s only about a month left in the regular season, but basketball teams in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference have only now hit the half-way point. So while Medicine Hat College’s women’s basketball team is holding down the fourth and final playoff spot in their division, there’s still a lot of work ... Read More »

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Tigers’ Quenneville hoping for quick return

By Ryan McCracken on January 26th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken David Quenneville was forced to watch from the couch as his hold on the WHL’s top scoring defensive title dwindled and eventually disappeared. The 18-year-old Edmonton native lost his long-standing hold on the defensive scoring race to Regina’s Connor Hobbs after breaking his leg on a shot block against the very same Pats ... Read More »

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New Hat High gym ready to shine

By Sean Rooney on January 26th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Passing through rooms without walls on floors of concrete, principal Boris Grisonich can see it as though it’s already finished. Here’s the cosmetology room, he exclaims with glee upon stepping into one large space. Here’s this teacher’s room, that secretary’s new office, where the kitchen to the concession will go. Ah, but the ... Read More »

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Christmann wins zones

By Sean Rooney on January 25th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Mike Christmann hadn’t bowled competitively in about nine years, so when the deadline came to sign up for the 5-pin South Zone tournament at Panorama Lanes, he didn’t decide until the last minute. His opponents may wish he’d forgot about it entirely. The 44-year-old bus driver finished with a 283 on his 20th ... Read More »

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Tigers decimate lowly Ice

By Medicine Hat News on January 25th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It’s been a rough year for the Kootenay Ice. Injuries have piled up lately, they’re not winning much and attendance has been, well, terrible. On Tuesday, the Medicine Hat Tigers got their pound of flesh in an 8-1 win. At Cranbrook, with an announced attendance of 1,568, the Tigers actually trailed for ... Read More »

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Ringette:Under-19 Avalanche clinch top league spot

By Medicine Hat News on January 25th, 2017

Medicine Hat News They’ve been lights-out in league play all season, but clinching first place on home ice was still sweet for the Medicine Hat Avalanche ringette team. The under-19 club handled the Calgary Rush Sunday at the Kinplex to the tune of a 13-3 score, then a 10-0 shutout in the back end of ... Read More »

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Rattlers minor soccer teams pick up wins at home indoor tournament

By Medicine Hat News on January 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Two home teams won gold at a boys indoor soccer tournament at the Family Leisure Centre this past weekend. Both the under-12 and under-16 Rattlers Academy Soccer Club teams finished first place in their respective four-team divisions. In the under-16 Tier 3 division —which also included the under-14 Tier 2 Rattlers, the ... Read More »

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Minor hockey:Bantam players make impact on Brooks team

By Medicine Hat News on January 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Without a bantam rep team to play with in their home city this season, two Medicine Hat hockey players are having a great time with Brooks’ Prairie Thunder instead. Goalie Hayley Whelan and forward Matayah Metz have helped the Thunder to a 9-1-1 record in the Rocky Mountain Female Hockey League’s bantam ... Read More »

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