February 27th, 2017

Local Sports

Tigers diagnosed with mumps

By Ryan McCracken on February 18th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken What started as a simple sickness quickly spiraled into something worse. The Medicine Hat Tigers have been hit hard with the sick bug, as two players have been diagnosed with mumps, while two more and assistant coach Joe Frazer are awaiting test results. “We’re working with the league and Alberta Health Services to ... Read More »

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Federkeil back in the fold with Stampeders

By Medicine Hat News on February 18th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Maybe Dan Federkeil was just joshing everyone. Whatever the case, he’s not leaving the Calgary Stampeders. After tweeting earlier this week that “No one wants to sign a 33 year old Canadian tackle with 2 or 3 more 9 game seasons left?” Federkeil did in fact sign Friday, cleared to be back ... Read More »

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Ailing Tigers fall in Speedy Creek

By Ryan McCracken on February 17th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Jordan Papirny got his revenge on the Medicine Hat Tigers Friday night at the Credit Union iPlex. The overage goaltender had his Broncos debut spoiled by Medicine Hat on Jan. 13, but bounced back Friday to help take down an ailing Tigers squad, 3-1 Papirny — traded to the Broncos by the ... Read More »

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Playoffs? Already? Tigers clinch spot with 14 regular season games left

By Ryan McCracken on February 17th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken They may not have realized it until they left the rink Wednesday night, but the Medicine Hat Tigers are bound for the post-season. Wednesday’s 3-1 win over the Victoria Royals pushed the Tabbies 33 points in front of the Calgary Hitmen — who have 16 games left on the docket — and mathematically ... Read More »

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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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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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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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