February 27th, 2017

Local Sports

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 »

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Minor midget Tigers blown away by Hurricanes

By Ryan McCracken on February 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The South East Athletic Club Tigers minor midget hockey team suffered its second straight loss Wednesday in Lethbridge, falling 10-2 to the Hurricanes. The Hurricanes jumped to a 1-0 lead on a goal by Griffen Fraser. While Tigers forward Jacob Milne immediately pushed back to even the score, Lethbridge rallied for seven ... Read More »

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Atom Red Wings fall in third round of provincials

By Ryan McCracken on February 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Red Wings fell just short of provincial glory at the Atom A championship after being ousted in the third round by Beiseker with a 6-3 loss. The game was Medicine Hat’s fifth in three days due to scheduling conflicts, and the Red Wings only managed to ice eight skaters ... Read More »

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Quenneville cleared for action

By Ryan McCracken on February 24th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It’s official. David Quenneville is back. The 18-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman will make his return to the blue line tonight against the Calgary Hitmen at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Quenneville missed 21 games with a broken leg, and after the long and arduous rehabilitation process he says he’s looking forward to talking about ... Read More »

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Incoming reinforcements

By Ryan McCracken on February 23rd, 2017

UPDATE: David Quenneville has been cleared for action and will play this weekend. Ryan Chyzowski is also back ———————— rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Seven weeks of aching for the game may finally reach an end Friday for Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman David Quenneville. The 18-year-old blueliner has been recovering from a broken leg since early January, but ... Read More »

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Rattlers hitter Helland-Hansen named ACAC MVP

By Ryan McCracken on February 23rd, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Isak Helland-Hansen retained his crown Wednesday at Red Deer College. The Medicine Hat College Rattlers outside hitter earned the title of Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference men’s volleyball player of the year for the second straight season after a stellar year on the court. “I think he’s shown a lot of maturity this year, ... Read More »

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Rattlers’ Helland-Hansen retains ACAC MVP status

By Ryan McCracken on February 22nd, 2017

Isak Helland-Hansen retained his crown Wednesday at Red Deer College. The Medicine Hat College Rattlers outside hitter earned the title of Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference men’s volleyball player of the year for the second straight season after another stellar year on the court. The Oystese, Norway product recorded a staggering 202 kills over the course ... Read More »

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Attack win way to provincial tourney

By Medicine Hat News on February 22nd, 2017

Medicine Hat News Having proven themselves in league play, the Medicine Hat Attack ringette team still had to win this past weekend to make it to provincials. They did just that. The under-14 team tied Calgary’s Bowview Titans 3-3, beat the Cochrance Rockies 11-4 and then clinched their provincial spot with a 15-0 win over ... Read More »

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Division champs hope to break decades-long championship drought

By Sean Rooney on February 22nd, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It’s been 44 years since Medicine Hat College won a conference volleyball title. Needless to say, the Rattlers men’s team intends to end the drought Sunday. Armed with a 19-5 record, the top seed in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference South Division and plenty of team cohesiveness, Medicine Hat’s men are in Red ... Read More »

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Warriors double up Tigers

By Ryan McCracken on February 22nd, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers returned two men from illness Tuesday night, but lost forward James Hamblin along with a 6-3 contest to the Moose Jaw Warriors. Hamblin is the latest in a string of Tigers to come down with mumps, forcing him out of Tuesday’s lineup. While John Dahlstrom and Zach Fischer made ... Read More »

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