May 21st, 2018

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Tigers take sixth straight

By Ryan McCracken on December 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers extended their winning streak to six games Wednesday in Calgary with a 3-2 victory over the Hitmen. Gary Haden and Zach Fischer scored less than two minutes apart to start the pace midway through the first period. Tigers defenceman David Quenneville potted his 20th goal of the season ... Read More »

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Out to prove them wrong

By Ryan McCracken on December 29th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken John Dahlstrom got something worse than coal in his stocking for Christmas, but he’s not going to let it ruin the new year. The 19-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers winger was the final cut from Sweden’s IIHF World Junior Championship roster — news that broke to him on Christmas morning, just a day before ... Read More »

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Shaw helps turn the tide

By Ryan McCracken on December 28th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Mason Shaw has been known to step up and turn the tides when the Medicine Hat Tigers have needed him most this season, but the WHL assists leader took on a different role to shift the momentum in Tuesday’s 5-4 shootout victory over the Calgary Hitmen at the Canalta Centre. The 5-foot-9, 180-pound ... Read More »

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Ringette teams play to a draw

By Medicine Hat News on December 28th, 2016

Medicine Hat News There was only one game to report from local ringette ranks in the past week, and nobody even won it. That’s not to say last Wednesday’s 4-4 tie between the Chaos and Monsters under-10 teams wasn’t exciting however. Showing the parity within the city, the Chaos got goals from Kennedy Kleinknecht, Sadie ... Read More »

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Yuletide Spiel brings together all sorts of curlers

By Sean Rooney on December 28th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney From eight to 88, the casual to the serious, the Yuletide Spiel at the Medicine Hat Curling Club is a sporting holiday smorgasbord. On one sheet, there’s a team of juniors getting some extra ends in prior to playdowns next month in Calgary. A few sheets over a family plays together, having a ... Read More »

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Gerlach unlikely to have white Christmas

By Ryan McCracken on December 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers return to the ice Tuesday in search of a fifth straight victory when the Calgary Hitmen come to town, but for now they’re enjoying some well-deserved time away from the rink. While many of the team’s players returned to their respective hometowns across Alberta and British Columbia, Texan sniper ... Read More »

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Charity game raises more than $12,000

By Ryan McCracken on December 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken There was no shortage of Christmas spirit Friday night at the Canalta Centre. More than $12,000 was raised for the Medicine Hat Food Bank by the time the puck hit the ice for the Linden Cup Christmas Classic charity hockey game, and Canucks captain Keith Gronning says it’s more than they ever could ... Read More »

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A proud Olympian: Watson finally home, shares her story and donates for local track society

By Medicine Hat News on December 23rd, 2016

Medicine Hat News Home after a monumental year capped at the Olympics, Sage Watson was greeted with multiple standing ovations as she shared her story at the Family Leisure Centre Thursrday. While up-and-coming athletes trained on the track above her, the sprint and hurdles specialist who grew up in Seven Persons was centre stage in ... Read More »

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Talons put it all together in win

By Ryan McCracken on December 23rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Eagle Butte Talons basketball team will have an especially light conscience entering the holiday break after Thursday’s drubbing of the Crescent Heights Vikings. Kamille Surta led the way with 16 points to push Eagle Butte to a 73-47 Southeast Basketball Conference victory, and Talons head coach Mark Heinricks says it’s a fantastic ... Read More »

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Coehoorn’s Corner: Time to look back and smile at what we accomplished in 2016

By Medicine Hat News on December 23rd, 2016

It’s that time of year again! The hustle and bustle of last minute Christmas shopping, the decorating, the family time, the Christmas movies, and the relaxation that comes from a potential break from work/school; it’s the Christmas season! This is a time of year that we look back at all that we have done or ... Read More »

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