February 21st, 2018

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Fencers get experience at home

By Medicine Hat News on September 27th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Wasting no time getting into competition mode for the fall, Medicine Hat’s AAA Fencing Club held a tournament this past weekend. Held at Ross Glen School, there was a good turnout of newcomers and veterans in a variety of divisions. Apair of locals finished with first-place results. In the under-10 mixed foil, ... Read More »

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A trio of hole in ones

By Sean Rooney on September 27th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Aces were wild Monday at Connaught Golf Club. Three players at the Alberta Schools Athletic Association boys championships sunk a hole in one in the opening round of the 36-hole event, which saw the girls draw play at Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club before they switch courses for today’s final round. “I ... Read More »

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Shinny a chance to connect

By Mo Cranker on September 27th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat’s Home Depot transformed its parking lot into two road hockey arenas Monday evening for kids to play shinny with the Medicine Hat Tigers. More than 30 kids battled with members from the Tigers for two hours, while another group of players stayed inside to sign autographs and take pictures with ... Read More »

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Butcher gets WHL’s first player of the week honour this season

By Mo Cranker on September 27th, 2016

Medicine Hat News After tallying seven points in the Tigers’ first two games of the year, forward Chad Butcher was named the WHL’s player of the week Monday. Six of those points came in the team’s 9-3 home opener win Saturday against the Hurricanes, where he earned first star. “It’s always really cool to receive ... Read More »

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First point won’t be the sweetest for Cubs

By Ryan McCracken on September 26th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Cubs collected their first point of the Heritage Junior B Hockey League season Sunday in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Stettler Lightning, but they were anything but satisfied. A 4-1 lead after 40 minutes steadily dwindled through the third period as the Lightning battled back to force overtime, stealing ... Read More »

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Rattlers rout rivals

By Ryan McCracken on September 26th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s soccer team has had no shortage of opportunities on the pitch to kick off the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference season, but on Saturday they started to find the finish they were looking for. The Rattlers connected for four goals in six minutes and Kaity Letwiniuk potted her ... Read More »

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Big Fish: Zach Fischer nets hat trick in home-opener rout of Hurricanes

By Ryan McCracken on September 26th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Tigers forward Zach Fischer spent his off-season packing on extra muscle with the hope of becoming a more aggressive presence on the ice this season, he just didn’t expect it to work out so fast. The 19-year-old power forward connected for his first-career hat trick in Saturday’s 9-3 home-opening victory over ... Read More »

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Tigers sign free agent goalie Jake Morrissey

By Ryan McCracken on September 24th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers solved their weekend goaltending conundrum by signing 19-year-old goaltender Jake Morrissey, formerly of the Vancouver Giants. With starting goaltender Nick Schneider away at Calgary Flames training camp, Tigers general manager Shaun Clouston had his hand forced to fill a void behind opening night starter Duncan McGovern. Morrissey was ... Read More »

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Vikings march

By Ryan McCracken on September 24th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Shut out a week earlier, Crescent Heights’ Vikings wasted no time ending their scoring drought Friday. Hosting the Drumheller Titans in a high school exhibition football game at the Methanex Bowl, the Vikes put the ball in the end zone five times in the first half of a 49-21 win. “We were really ... Read More »

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Tigers still waiting for official dressing room

By Ryan McCracken on September 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken While the Medicine Hat Tigers have been working towards building a team for the 2016-17 WHL season, their dressing room remains largely untouched. A proposal tendered in April for the $1.5-million home team dressing room stated construction could be completed as early as Dec. 31, 2016, though construction has yet to get underway ... Read More »

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