February 27th, 2017

Local Sports

Champs on home ice

By Ryan McCracken on February 14th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken There’s nothing quite like a gold medal to get a team pumped up for provincial playdowns. The Medicine Hat Attack ringette team clinched Ed Horvath Interprovincial Classic under-14 A gold on Sunday at the Kinplex with a 6-2 victory over the Calgary Northwest Allegro, and head coach Marty Robinson says it’s sure to ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Bantam AAA’s wrap up season in Calgary

By Medicine Hat News on February 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Put another season on wraps for the South East Athletic Club’s bantam AAA team. The Tigers put up a good fight in Calgary Saturday but fell 4-1 to the Northstar Sabres, then fell 11-2 to the Flames Sunday. They lost their last 19 games dating back to the start of December, and ... Read More »

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Cubs swept from HJHL playoffs

By Ryan McCracken on February 13th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The season is over for the Medicine Hat Cubs. The Cubs were swept from the Heritage Junior B Hockey League playoffs Saturday in Coaldale with a 9-1 loss to the Copperheads in Game 2 of a best-of-three series. Medicine Hat’s Keegan Bartram scored a shorthanded goal in the second period to cut ... Read More »

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Gold Bullion

By Ryan McCracken on February 13th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNMcCracken Superstitions range in all sports. Some are connected to a particular team, while others are more personally driven. But there’s one superstition in particular that all hockey fans, players and coaches alike seem to adhere to without question —the dreaded S word. The term didn’t pop up on Twitter and was never ... Read More »

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Tigers snuff out Lethbridge’s 15-game point streak

By Ryan McCracken on February 13th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers put an end to the path of destruction left by the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre, shutting down their 15-game point streak with a decisive 5-0 victory. James Hamblin took the proverbial wind out of Lethbridge’s sails with a shorthanded insurance marker in the second ... Read More »

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Holtrand comes down to wild finish

By Ryan McCracken on February 13th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It’s a long way from Hong Kong to Medicine Hat, but Tsz Fun Yip is sure glad he came. The 23-year-old squash pro clinched the Holtrand Pro Am championship Sunday at the downtown YMCA with a grueling five-set victory (8-11, 11-8, 8-11, 12-10, 12-10) over Qatar’s Abdulla Mohd Al-Tamimi. After falling 2-1 after ... Read More »

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Kings keep Rattlers on their toes entering final weekend

By Ryan McCracken on February 13th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s volleyball team failed to lock up the Alberta College Athletics Conference South Division’s top seed Saturday at the Snake Pit in a five-set battle with the Red Deer Kings. The Rattlers had a chance to extend their lead on the ACAC South to six points with the ... Read More »

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Tigers snuff out Canes’ 15-game streak with shutout win

By Ryan McCracken on February 11th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers put an end to the path of destruction left by the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre, effectively ending a 15-game point streak with a decisive 5-0 victory. James Hamblin took the proverbial wind out of Lethbridge’s sails with a shorthanded insurance marker in the ... Read More »

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Rattlers men’s volleyball team unable to lock up ACAC South

By Ryan McCracken on February 11th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s volleyball team failed to lock up the Alberta College Athletics Conference South Division’s top seed Saturday at the Snake Pit in a five-set battle with the Red Deer Kings. The Rattlers had a chance to extend their lead on the ACAC South to six points with ... Read More »

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Salta gymnasts win 14 medals

By Medicine Hat News on February 11th, 2017

Medicine Hat News With the first meet of the season under their belts, athletes at Salta Gymnastics have plenty of reason to be excited for their home event later this month. At Red Deer last weekend, Salta kids combined for 14 medals at the Exelta Cup. Olivia Chenard led the way with four gold, topping ... Read More »

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