April 20th, 2018

Local Sports

Dwindling playoff attendance at Canalta Centre raises eyebrows

By Ryan McCracken on March 31st, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers have struggled to maintain their attendance figures since moving from The Arena to the Canalta Centre in 2015, and those numbers hit a 21-year playoff low when just 2,943 fans filled the stands for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final against the Brandon Wheat Kings last Sunday. The ... Read More »

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Hounds have great day at provincials

By Sean Rooney on March 31st, 2018

Medicine Hat News They’ve now got two losses on the year, but oh, how did the Medicine Hat peewee AAHounds respond. After dropping their opener 5-4 Thursday to the Springbank Rockies, the South Central Alberta HockeyLeague champs bounced back in a big way Friday with wins of 11-3 (over the Sherwood Park Jets)and 7-0 (over ... Read More »

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Down to their last life

By Ryan McCracken on March 31st, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers will return to Dauphin in desperation mode. Ty Lewis potted a goal and added three assists to lead the Brandon Wheat Kings to a 5-2 win over Medicine Hat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarter-finals on Friday at the Canalta Centre —leaving the Tigers teetering on the ... Read More »

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Werre, Dolter win top awards at college’s athletic banquet

By Sean Rooney on March 31st, 2018

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat College held its annual athletic awards banquet Thursday and the top awards went to a pair of graduating stars. Kennedy Werre, who set multiple records with the women’s basketball team, was named female athlete of the year. Fellow fifth-year player Brodie Dolter, an all-conference player in men’s volleyball, got the ... Read More »

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Sorry, there’s no magic pill

By Sean Rooney on March 31st, 2018

First off, Happy Easter! Secondly, in the last year, I have read or had a couple of questions regarding an “exercise pill.” The conversation usually goes as follows: an individual will come up to me and say something like, “If we have pills to help us sleep, relax, or inhibit our hunger, why don’t we ... Read More »

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Wheaties push Tigers to the brink

By Ryan McCracken on March 30th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers will return to Dauphin in desperation mode. Ty Lewis potted a goal and added three assists to lead the Brandon Wheat Kings to a 5-2 win over Medicine Hat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarter-finals on Friday at the Canalta Centre — leaving the Tigers teetering on the brink of ... Read More »

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Irvine team wins at provincials

By Sean Rooney on March 29th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Irvine’s Bulldogs claimed the Hockey Alberta peewee D title Sunday. At Oyen, the team went unbeaten including a 5-2 win over Horse Lake in the championship game. Tavynn Schlaht and Kellin Hodgson each had two goals while Makhi Carriere added the fifth to complete the gold medal run. Kaige Schafer made 19 ... Read More »

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Nobody said it would be easy: Wheat Kings tie series with Tigers at 2-2

By Ryan McCracken on March 29th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference quarter-final series between the Medicine Hat Tigers and Brandon Wheat Kings is now a best-of-three. Five different Wheat Kings lit the lamp to lead Brandon back from a two-game series deficit and into a 2-2 tie with a 5-2 victory over the Tigers in Game 4 on ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Smart snacking the focus of Nutrition Month

By Sean Rooney on March 29th, 2018

March is Nutrition Month and one of the topics is unlocking the potential of food to fuel. Canadians can stay energized by planning nutrition snacks into their day. Almost half of all Canadians say that eating a balanced diet is challenging because they are so busy. This means they often skip meals and eat a ... Read More »

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Wheat Kings top Tigers to tie series at 2-2

By Ryan McCracken on March 28th, 2018

The Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference quarter-final series between the Medicine Hat Tigers and Brandon Wheat Kings is now a best-of-three. Five different Wheat Kings lit the lamp to lead Brandon back from a two-game series deficit and into a 2-2 tie with a 5-2 victory over Medicine Hat in Game 4 on Wednesday at ... Read More »

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