April 21st, 2018

Local Sports

League hoops titles to be decided this week

By Medicine Hat News on February 28th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Local high school basketball playoffs take place this week, but the league website isn’t exactly forthcoming with details. The Southeast Basketball Conference – http://www.southeastbball.weebly.com – lists a generic set of what seeds from the regular season are supposed to play off, but no times, locations or even specific teams were shown in ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Oyen’s Jones among inductees to Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

By Medicine Hat News on February 28th, 2017

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald LETHBRIDGE The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is celebrating its 60th anniversary, and two men who have made the southern Alberta sports community richer will be inducted. Events took place throughout the province on Monday to announce the team and 11 individuals who will be inducted during a banquet ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Unforgettable: Bullion blanks Brandon to cap off Lysiak night

By Ryan McCracken on February 27th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Tom Lysiak night went off without a hitch Saturday at the Canalta Centre. The Medicine Hat Tigers honoured a franchise legend by lifting Lysiak’s No. 9 to the rafters prior to puck drop in a heartfelt ceremony, then jumped all over the Brandon Wheat Kings in a 4-0victory. “It was a great night,” ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Rattlers basketball teams both into playoffs

By Ryan McCracken on February 27th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s basketball team avoided having to use the tiebreaker card Saturday in Calgary. While they clinched the post-season Friday, Medicine Hat’s 79-69 victory over the Ambrose Lions put the Rattlers a decisive two points ahead of the Red Deer Queens for the final spot at the Alberta ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Rattlers make history but fall short of primary goal

By Ryan McCracken on February 27th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s volleyball team made history this weekend at the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference championship in Red Deer, but still fell short of their primary goal. The Rattlers became the first men’s volleyball team in the college’s history to earn a berth into the Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Forrest, Preziuso come up big for Tigers in win over Hitmen

By Ryan McCracken on February 25th, 2017

Medicine Hat News David Quenneville made his return to the Medicine Hat Tigers lineup Friday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome, but it was a couple of unlikely characters who ended up turning the tides in a 5-4 victory over the Calgary Hitmen. Brad Forrest netted his second goal of the season to break open a ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Rattlers close out home docket on memorable highs

By Ryan McCracken on February 25th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It was an emotional night for a number of reasons, and the Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s basketball team used it to cement a playoff-clinching 91-53 victory over the Ambrose Lions. Friday’s win at the Snake Pit marked the final home game for three Rattlers, but the evening’s spotlight was aimed at the ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Ticket punched

By Ryan McCracken on February 25th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s volleyball team punched their ticket to the Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association championship with a hard-fought 25-16, 25-18, 21-25, 19-25, 15-8 victory over the SAIT Trojans Friday in Red Deer, but they still have some provincial business to deal with first. The semifinal victory pushes Medicine Hat ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Lysiak rises to rafters Saturday

By Ryan McCracken on February 25th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers will be honouring team legend Tom Lysiak Saturday night at the Canalta centre by raising his number to the rafters before dropping the puck against the Brandon Wheat Kings at 7:30 p.m. While Lysiak passed away last year after a lengthy battle with cancer, Tigers communications manager Ryan Plysiuk ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Rattlers move to within one win of nationals

By Ryan McCracken on February 24th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s volleyball team is one win away from a trip to the national championship, and two shy of an Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference title. While the Rattlers had their hands full in their opening quarter-final set against the Grande Prairie Wolves, falling behind 22-19, they stormed back to ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!