May 20th, 2018

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Busy week in hoops

By Medicine Hat News on December 22nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News Hat High’s boys basketball teams are in the midst of a busy final week before Christmas. The Mohawks were in Raymond Tuesday night where, according to the Southern Alberta High School Basketball League website, both their junior and varsity teams lost to the Comets. In varsity play Raymond won 89-76, with five ... Read More »

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Hurricanes leapfrog Tigers

By Sean Rooney on December 22nd, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Lethbridge won the battle for last place, but both they and the South East Athletic Club midget AAA hockey teams are hoping for a big finish to get them into the playoffs. The Hurricanes killed off eight Tigers power plays in a 4-0 win at the Medicine Hat Arena Wednesday, leapfrogging their Highway ... Read More »

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Ringette: Avs rule the roost in under-19 league play

By Medicine Hat News on December 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News There’s a race for second and a race to stay out of last place, but Medicine Hat’s under-19 ringette team isn’t in either of them. After another couple victories at the Kinplex Saturday, the Avalanche are comfortably in first in their Ringette Calgary League division. Medicine Hat beat Calgary Northwest Surge 5-2 ... Read More »

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Tigers toppled by top team in division

By Medicine Hat News on December 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News December ended on a low note for the South East Athletic Club midget 15-year-old hockey team. At Lethbridge Tuesday, the Tigers fell 7-1 to the host Hurricanes. It was their sixth loss in a row. Jacob Milne had the lone goal for South East, while Dawsen Savage made 41 saves. The Tigers ... Read More »

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Indoor track on the rise

By Sean Rooney on December 20th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It’s an average Monday evening during the winter at the Family Leisure Centre’s indoor track, which means a fair amount of traffic. On one 60 metre straightaway the Medicine Hat Panthers are in full swing, a couple dozen young athletes working on running form up and down and up again, lining up on ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Key win for midget AAA team gets them within striking distance

By Medicine Hat News on December 20th, 2016

Medicine Hat News If the South East Athletic Club midget AAA Tigers are going to get to the playoffs for the first time in 11 years, they’re probably going to have to pass the Calgary Northstars to do it. That’s what made Saturday’s 6-4 win over the Northstars at the Medicine Hat Arena that much ... Read More »

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Four wins for Christmas: Tigers close out first half of WHL season on a streak

By Ryan McCracken on December 19th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken As far as the Medicine Hat Tigers were concerned, Saturday’s matchup against the Red Deer Rebels was a must-win situation. The Tigers opted to put the pressure on themselves by framing their final seven games before the holiday break as a playoff series. While they dropped the first three games to cap off ... Read More »

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Tigers outlast Rebels

By Ryan McCracken on December 19th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers managed to swing the momentum in their favour entering the holiday break with a 5-3 victory over the Red Deer Rebels Saturday at the Canalta Centre. The victory marks Medicine Hat’s fourth in a row — coming after a five-game slide that followed a 10-game winning streak — ... Read More »

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Cubs collect two points on final weekend of 2016

By Ryan McCracken on December 19th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Cubs came just short of stringing together a winning streak to close out the 2016 portion of the Heritage Junior B Hockey League season Sunday at the Kinplex, but forward Quinten Karg says they’re still proud of their performance. The Cubs mounted a thrilling comeback effort after falling behind the ... Read More »

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WHL Roundup: Steel among cuts from Canadian world junior roster

By Ryan McCracken on December 17th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Western Hockey League will have seven representatives wearing the maple leaf on their chest when the puck drops for the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship, but it’s who was left off the roster that seems to be garnering the most attention. Regina Pats forward Sam Steel is tied for the league ... Read More »

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