February 23rd, 2017

Local Sports

Coehoorn’s Corner: Adversity brings out the best in us all

By Medicine Hat News on February 17th, 2017

“Adversity introduces a man to himself.” —Albert Einstein I cannot think of a more appropriate statement to describe how an athlete responds when adversity comes their way. We only know our true character as an athlete, coach, or generally as a human being when we face adversity. How we respond tells a lot about our ... Read More »

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Quenneville nearing return

By Ryan McCracken on February 17th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken A return is in sight for Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman David Quenneville. The offensively gifted blueliner has resumed skating and practising in full gear after having his leg broken in a shot block against the Regina Pats on Jan. 3, and says with any luck he’ll be back in a little over a ... Read More »

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Rattlers entering must-win territory

By Medicine Hat News on February 17th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Tied for the last playoff spot and with two games in hand on the other team fighting for it, Medicine Hat College’s Rattlers certainly have a leg up on the post-season. But the women’s basketball team still needs two wins in their last two weekends to make sure of it. The 8-9 ... Read More »

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Currence wins Ed Vincent vault silver medal

By Medicine Hat News on February 17th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Area gymnasts split up to attend competitions this past weekend. Redcliff’s Twist and Flip Gymnastics Club had four girls at the Ed Vincent Invitational in Calgary, while the club’s six boys came home with a load of medals from the Exelta Cup in Red Deer. Nine-year-old Emerson Currence was the only female ... Read More »

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Collectibles on display at Kinplex this weekend

By Medicine Hat News on February 17th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Sports card collectors will be back in full force at the Kinplex Social Room this weekend. In conjunction with the atom hockey tournament going on at the Kinplex, a card and collectibles show will run Friday night, all day Saturday and until the tournament winds up Sunday... Read More »

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An iron will: Hatter Teresa Lei plans on a record-breaking power lifting weekend

By Sean Rooney on February 17th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Her coaches are six hours away, but Teresa Lei is motivated and ready to break some records this weekend. The 20-year-old University of Alberta student will return home for the Iron Challenge Saturday at Temple Fitness (inside the Medicine Hat Curling Club), hoping to improve upon how she did at her first powerlifting ... Read More »

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Lysiak’s No. 9 to be retired Feb. 25

By Ryan McCracken on February 16th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers will further cement Tom Lysiak’s legendary status next weekend at the Canalta Centre. The longtime Tiger great will become just the second player in team history to receive the honour of having his number retired to the rafters during Medicine Hat’s game on Feb. 25 against the Brandon Wheat ... Read More »

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Marlins rake in medals in Red Deer

By Medicine Hat News on February 16th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It’s time to make headway if you’re a swimmer, and several did just that this past weekend in Red Deer. At the Catalina Valentine Invitational, Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club athletes combined for a ton of podium finishes. With zones later this month in Calgary and provincials next month in Edmonton, getting faster ... Read More »

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Tigers win their fifth in a row

By Ryan McCracken on February 16th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It took a while, but the Medicine Hat Tigers found a way to beat Griffen Outhouse before it came back to hurt them. While Medicine Hat held the Victoria Royals to just two shots in the opening frame, it seemed to take a second-period scare to kick the Tabbies into gear. Top defencemen ... Read More »

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Colts get belated tourney title

By Medicine Hat News on February 16th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It was a tournament final a couple weeks late, but the winner didn’t really come as a surprise if the newest high school basketball rankings are any indication. On Monday in Dunmore, Monsignor McCoy’s varsity girls beat Eagle Butte 84-49 in what was billed as both a league contest and the belated ... Read More »

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