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Tigers draw defending WHL champion Wheat Kings first

By Ryan McCracken on March 17th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers will host the reigning WHL champions in the Eastern Conference quarter-finals starting next Friday at the Canalta Centre. The Brandon Wheat Kings clinched the conference’s first wild card spot with a 3-1 win over the Moose Jaw Warriors on Saturday, while the Tabbies will finish second as their loss ... Read More »

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Comeback topples Colts

By Ryan McCracken on March 17th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It was hardwood drama at its finest, it just didn’t unfold the way the McCoy Colts boys basketball team had it drawn up. Chris Ogie completed a nine-point comeback for the underdog Morinville Wolves on a game-winning layup with just four seconds left on the clock in the Alberta Schools Athletics Association 3A ... Read More »

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Tigers aim for 50 wins, 100 points

By Ryan McCracken on March 16th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers are coming off one their roughest nights of the season after Tuesday’s 8-3 loss at the hands of the Red Deer Rebels, but with two games before playoffs, they’re trying to see it as a final test of adversity. The Tigers looked anything but in form during Tuesday’s third ... Read More »

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Two at home, two on the road for provincials

By Sean Rooney on March 16th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Of the four Medicine Hat teams at high school basketball provincials starting today, two have had their seasons impacted heavily by injuries, while the other two are taking solace after surviving tough zone tournaments. All four feel they’ve got a chance to be in the mix come Saturday’s finals. “Things have really come ... Read More »

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Hat AAA hockey gets a scare

By Sean Rooney on March 16th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Medicine Hat minor hockey got a slap in the face, as the association’s general manager put it, but after a meeting Wednesday night Kris Schultz expects no major changes in how the elite teams in the region are run. After rumours that Hockey Alberta was considering the elimination of the South East Athletic ... Read More »

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FAME: Try on the stripes, you might like them

By Medicine Hat News on March 15th, 2017

“Referee: noun. an official who watches a game or match closely to ensure that the rules are adhered to and (in some sports) to arbitrate on matters arising from the play. Synonyms: stripes, zebra, ref” —Google.com I got into basketball officiating during the 2009-2010 season while attending Red Deer College. It was a great way ... Read More »

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Lacroix wins not once, but twice on weekend

By Medicine Hat News on March 15th, 2017

Medicine Hat News What do you do when you’ve just had the toughest challenge of your career? If you’re Janick Lacroix, you go back for seconds. The 14-year-old Medicine Hat Boxing Club pugilist was in Fort Hall, Idaho this past weekend for the Buckskin Gloves tournament, and according to coach Kerry Fahlman needed every bit ... Read More »

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Wolves second at tournament

By Medicine Hat News on March 15th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The route to the final day was different, but the result was similar for the Seven Persons Wolves. The 15-and-under girls volleyball team finished second at a Volleyball Alberta club touranment in Calgary Sunday, exactly where they wound up at last month’s event. A third-place finish in round robin action left a ... Read More »

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Rebels get key victory

By Ryan McCracken on March 15th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Red Deer Rebels worked fast to ensure the Medicine Hat Tigers couldn’t dig in their claws for another third-period comeback Tuesday night at the Canalta Centre. Brandon Hagel, Austin Glover, Evan Polei and Michael Spacek all scored on just seven shots in the third to cap off a revolving door evening for ... Read More »

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Cross that one off the bucket list

By Scott Schmidt on March 14th, 2017

I played on the same ice, at the same time, as Stephane Richer. That would probably be OK for any hockey fan to cross off their bucket list, but when you’re a life-long Habs fan and he was once your favourite player not named Patrick Roy, it’s just about the coolest thing you could ever ... Read More »

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