January 21st, 2017

Local Sports

FAME: Sports sets the stage for gender equity

By Medicine Hat News on January 18th, 2017

Women are closing the gap in gender equality in so many different facets of our society. We see women running for political office. They take a stand against wage discrepancies. They challenge traditional family roles in order to fulfill career aspirations. And now women are shining on the stage of high level athletics. If we ... Read More »

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Talons make most of their time in Brooks

By Medicine Hat News on January 18th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Brooks was good to the Eagle Butte Talons varsity girls basketball team this past week. After beating St. Joseph’s 59-43 in local league play last Thursday, the Talons returned to Brooks Friday for the Brooks Composite High School Tournament. Wins over Highwood (76-43) and Crescent Heights (52-36) helped Eagle Butte earn a ... Read More »

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Schultz injury eerily similar to Quenneville’s

By Ryan McCracken on January 18th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Ty Schultz and the Medicine Hat Tigers know all too well about Achilles’ heel. Just 10 days after a point shot broke the leg of star defenceman David Quenneville, Schultz joined his fellow blueliner on the injured reserve with an almost identical break — taking a puck to the same high ankle area ... Read More »

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Midget team focuses on consistency

By Ryan McCracken on January 17th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The South East Athletic Club Tigers midget 15s are rallying behind the positives. While they came up short in their bid to sweep the weekend at home — following up Saturday’s 2-1 win over the Leduc Oil Kings with a 7-4 loss to the Calgary Blackhawks on Sunday — the Tigers still managed ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Hounds AA’s mid-way through two months of road games

By Medicine Hat News on January 17th, 2017

Medicine Hat News As far as road swings go, nine games in a row over over two months is about as bad as it could get for a midget AA hockey team. But the Medicine Hat Hounds are dealing with it pretty well. The Hounds improved to 3-0-1 in the stint with a pair of ... Read More »

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Cubs handed lopsided loss in Airdrie

By Ryan McCracken on January 16th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Cubs had their small point streak snapped Sunday in a 9-1 loss to the Airdrie Techmation Thunder, dropping the team to 6-20-6 on the Heritage Junior B Hockey League season. The Techmation Thunder jumped all over Medicine Hat with three goals in the first and four more in the ... Read More »

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Showtime: Tigers showcase comedic flair at annual skills competition

By Ryan McCracken on January 16th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Mark Rassell regained his showtime shootout crown Saturday at the Medicine Hat Tigers skills competition. In fact, he took it by force. The 19-year-old forward pulled a nerf gun from his hockey pants during his final run in the event — which tasks Tigers with creating novel and comedic shootout ideas — and ... Read More »

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Rattlers basketball squads dismantle Clippers on the road

By Ryan McCracken on January 16th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s basketball team laid a beating on the Briercrest Clippers Saturday in Caronport, Sask. Forward Pietro de Andrade led the way to a 97-68 blowout with 25 points and 11 rebounds, bringing the Rattlers to 8-1 on the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference season. Guilherme Fuck followed up ... Read More »

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Good news, bad news

By Ryan McCracken on January 14th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It seems adversity has finally caught up to the Medicine Hat Tigers. While the Tabbies managed to hop back into the win column with Friday’s commanding 7-3 win over the Swift Current Broncos, they lost another key defenceman to a damaging shot block when Ty Schultz left the ice in the first period. ... Read More »

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Skills competition next up

By Ryan McCracken on January 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers will step away from competition in favour of fun and fundraising Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. The Tigers will hit the ice at 7 p.m. for their annual skills competition aimed at raising money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada while providing an affordable night of ... Read More »

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