June 18th, 2018

Local Sports

Koska brothers out to top hobby stock

By Ryan McCracken on May 29th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Off the track, Jason and Jareme Koska are a typical pair of brothers, but that all changes when the green flag falls. The local drivers have been on each other’s heels at the Medicine Hat Speedway for the past four seasons. While they help each other out in the pits and hope to ... Read More »

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Local teams fall early at high school baseball championships

By Ryan McCracken on May 29th, 2017

Medicine Hat News A repeat championship at the Southern Alberta High School Baseball League championships just wasn’t in the cards for the Hat High Mohawks. After working through last season’s playoff bracket as a low seed and clinching an underdog title, the Mohawks fell two wins shy of retaining the crowd on Friday in Vauxhall, ... Read More »

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Sun Devils drop fifth straight in blowout loss to ‘Cudas

By Ryan McCracken on May 29th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The hard times keep coming for the Medicine Hat Sun Devils. After bouncing back from an 0-2 start to the season with a three-game winning streak, the Devils have fallen into a tailspin — dropping their fifth straight Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League Tier 2 junior B contest in a 15-4 blowout to ... Read More »

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Schneider looking forward to fresh start in Calgary after frustrating end to season

By Ryan McCracken on May 27th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Nick Schneider has been dealt a new hand. After struggling through the second half of the Medicine Hat Tigers season and losing the starting goaltender’s job to Michael Bullion, Schneider will get the chance to start from scratch with the Calgary Hitmen. “It’s a fresh start,” said Schneider, who was shipped to the ... Read More »

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Hatter Bartman reflects on hockey life ahead of Alberta Sports Hall of Fame induction

By Sean Rooney on May 27th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney They were arguably the best college hockey team the province, maybe even the country, has ever seen. But none of the NAIT Ookpiks’ 33 wins in the 1984-85 season are what Medicine Hat’s Jamie Bartman remembers. Instead, it was an 11-day foray into Switzerland. “I was so fascinated with Europe,” said the now ... Read More »

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Decisions, decisions

By Ryan McCracken on May 27th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The goaltending picture just got a little clearer for the Medicine Hat Tigers, but there’s still plenty left to be determined. Tigers head coach and general manger Shaun Clouston sent impending overage netminder Nick Schneider to the Calgary Hitmen on Friday morning, leaving Medicine Hat with three game-ready goaltenders heading into the next ... Read More »

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Newest Tiger hasn’t lost hope of spot at Memorial Cup in Regina

By Ryan McCracken on May 26th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Being traded away from a future Memorial Cup host is sure to come with some mixed emotions, but as Jordan Hollett points out, it doesn’t necessarily mean he won’t be there. The 18-year-old goaltender was traded from the Regina Pats to the Medicine Hat Tigers on Tuesday — in exchange for forward Matt ... Read More »

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Dozens advance to provincials

By Medicine Hat News on May 26th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Plenty of Medicine Hat and area athletes earned spots at provincials thanks to their performances at the South Zone track and field championships in Lethbridge Thursday. A few even set zone records, and a handful claimed individual aggregate titles. Hat High ran away, sometimes literally, with the 4A banner while Crescent Heights ... Read More »

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Coehoorn’s Corner: All-out isn’t always the smartest way to train

By Medicine Hat News on May 26th, 2017

Work smarter, not harder! We hosted a special evening last Wednesday at the Family Leisure Centre. The focus of the night was to teach our athletes how to recover. Most athletes know how to work to the max, but when things go wrong and athletes are injured or overtrained, they lack the skill set to ... Read More »

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Speedway season begins Saturday with full slate of cars

By Sean Rooney on May 26th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney They’ve been here before, but this year the baby grand stock cars are going to the next level at the Medicine Hat Speedway. Though they’re not on the starting grid for Saturday’s opening night, the class of racers about two-thirds the size of what you’d see on a NASCAR track will have a ... Read More »

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