January 19th, 2018

Local Sports

Ringette Roundup: Tropics’ undefeated streak ends

By Ryan McCracken on January 17th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tropics had their 27-game undefeated streak to start to the under-14 A ringette season snapped in a nailbiter on Saturday. Andie Suhai scored a pair and Delaney Mastel, Kayla Robinson and Julia Tweed added individual markers to keep the pressure on, but the Calgary Bowview AC/DC held on to ... Read More »

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Haden’s pre-game superstition involves hiding stick from Tiger teammates

By Ryan McCracken on January 17th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Gary Haden insists a hockey player must have a positive relationship with their hockey stick — and that’s why he hides it from his teammates before every game. The 18-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers centre has been keeping up the superstition for years, sometimes opting to hide it in trainer Mikki Lanuk’s room, other ... Read More »

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Cubs blown out by Bisons

By None on January 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Cubs had a Saturday to forget. After falling 7-3 to the Coaldale Copperheads Friday, the Cubs hosted the Okotoks Bisons Saturday at the Kinplex and fell 11-4 to the fourth place Bisons. After allowing four goals in the first period, the Cubs showed some life to start the second ... Read More »

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Alberta Scotties a ‘huge success’

By Mo Cranker on January 16th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Medicine Hat was put on the national stage Sunday during the final game of the Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. The tournament was hosted at the Medicine Hat Curling Club, which saw the 12 best women’s teams from across the province sweep off for a chance to represent Alberta at the Scotties Tournament ... Read More »

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Minor Hockey Roundup: Bantam AA Hounds win two weekend home games

By None on January 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Bantam AA Hounds had a great weekend on home ice. The Hounds took on the Taber Golden Suns Friday and won 6-1 at the Moose. Josh Drefs led the team with two goals and an assist in the win. Bodee Weiss wasn’t too busy between the pipes, but made 13 saves ... Read More »

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Tigers come all the way back to take down Wheat Kings

By Ryan McCracken on January 15th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers came all the way back on Saturday at Westman Place. Ryan Jevne scored his first goal in 12 games 62 seconds into overtime to shake off an early two-goal deficit and cement a 4-3 victory over the Brandon Wheat Kings — putting the Tigers at 2-1-0-0 on their ... Read More »

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Tigers fall short of comeback

By Ryan McCracken on January 15th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers came one shot shy of a second consecutive comeback victory on Sunday at Mosaic Place. Jaeger White, Bryan Lockner and Mark Rassell combined to erase a three-goal deficit and force overtime against the East Division leading Moose Jaw Warriors, but Brett Howden pulled the rug out with two ... Read More »

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Mixed results for Rattlers teams

By Ryan McCracken on January 15th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Rattlers dropped an ugly three-set loss to the Briercrest Clippers (25-17, 25-22, 25-13) on Saturday at the Snake Pit. While Medicine Hat managed to take the Clippers to five sets before bowing out in Friday’s Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference match at Briercrest, Rattlers libero Kreggan Scharnatta says their minds just ... Read More »

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Scheidegger wins Alberta Scotties

By Mo Cranker on January 15th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The 2018 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts could not have had a closer finish. After two ends were decided by just centimeters, Casey Scheidegger and defending champion Shannon Kleibrink led their teams into the 11th end at a 6-6 tie. The teams went back and forth during the final frame, and with just ... Read More »

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Tigers fall short of second straight comeback

By Ryan McCracken on January 14th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers came one shot shy of a second consecutive comeback victory on Sunday at Mosaic Place. Jaeger White, Bryan Lockner and Mark Rassell combined to erase a three-goal deficit and force overtime against the East Division leading Moose Jaw Warriors, but Brett Howden pulled the rug out with two minutes left in ... Read More »

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