December 14th, 2017

Local Sports

Tigers climb to ninth place in CHL’s top 10 rankings

By Ryan McCracken on November 17th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It’s a long way to the top, but the Medicine Hat Tigers are well on their way. The Tabbies continued their climb up the CHL’s top 10 rankings with victories over the Saskatoon Blades and Kootenay Ice, jumping to ninth spot with a 14-5-1-0 record after making their debut on the national leaderboard ... Read More »

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Darts player keeps focus on England

By Sean Rooney on November 17th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Around the time he graduated high school a few years ago, Dawson Murschell had one dream on his mind. It’s closing in on becoming reality. The now 20-year-old darts player from Medicine Hat still aims to play professionally in England, where all those broadcasts you see on Sportsnet originate from. The two-time Canadian ... Read More »

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All eyes on them

By Ryan McCracken on November 17th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken A wealth of young hockey talent is set to descend on the Gas City. Players from across western Canada will hit the ice tonight for the 44th annual Medicine Hat Hockey Hounds Major Bantam Hockey Tournament at arenas across the city, all hoping to make an impact before an audience of WHL scouts. ... Read More »

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Ringette: Full podium’s worth of finishes for Hat teams in Airdrie

By Medicine Hat News on November 16th, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was a gold, silver and bronze weekend for Medicine Hat ringette teams in Aidrie. Three Gas City squads competed in the annual Ring of Fire tournament, and all three made their way to the podium. Leading the way was the under-14 Attack, who struck gold. The under-14 Blaze won silver in ... Read More »

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Hodgins, Valk do well in Arizona

By Medicine Hat News on November 16th, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was still nice enough to play at home, but two Medicine Hat junior golfers were stuck playing in a tour championship in Arizona this past weekend. Woe is them. At the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s national championship at The Legacy Golf Resort in Phoenix, both Ryan Hodgins and Michael Valk ... Read More »

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Hat’s Dinos making noise

By Sean Rooney on November 16th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Three Medicine Hat football products are a win away from playing for a national championship. Following a wild 46-43 Hardy Cup win over the UBC Thunderbirds Saturday, the University of Calgary Dinos — including Hat natives Anthony Anderson, Connor McGough and Kirkland Lawrence —will host the St. Francis Xavier X-men this Saturday in ... Read More »

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Bengals smother the Ice

By Medicine Hat News on November 16th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers left no doubt about the gap between first and last in the WHL’s Central Division Tuesday, beating the Kootenay Ice 5-2 in Cranbrook. The only reason the margin of victory wasn’t wider may well have been Ice goaltender Peyton Lee. Lee was credited with a whopping 60 saves ... Read More »

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FAME: Exposing kids to sports is a great motivator

By Medicine Hat News on November 16th, 2016

What inspires our youth to try something new? Parents, coaches, and teachers often use the age-old adage “how will you know unless you try?” This applies to eating those pesky green vegetables, trying out for a school play, even testing out a new sport or activity. As a new mom, I am already battling the ... Read More »

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Argos claim local peewee title

By Medicine Hat News on November 16th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The best peewee football team in Medicine Hat was crowned Saturday. At the Methanex Bowl the Argonauts beat the Stampeders 28-6, their defence giving up little in the title game. Offensively, Abdul Kiawen was the star scoring all four touchdowns for the Argos. Carter Giesbrecht replied with a major for the Stampeders, ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Who’s going to play in the Grey Cup?

By Medicine Hat News on November 15th, 2016

The 15-2-1 Stampeders are favoured to win the West final. Although they were only fourth in total offence, they were first where it really mattered: points, touchdowns, fewest sacks allowed and fewest turnovers. Their B.C opponent is coming off an emotional win over Winnipeg. They are the only team other than Montreal to defeat the ... Read More »

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