February 18th, 2019

Local Sports

Christmann wins zones

By Sean Rooney on January 25th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Mike Christmann hadn’t bowled competitively in about nine years, so when the deadline came to sign up for the 5-pin South Zone tournament at Panorama Lanes, he didn’t decide until the last minute. His opponents may wish he’d forgot about it entirely. The 44-year-old bus driver finished with a 283 on his 20th ... Read More »

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Ringette:Under-19 Avalanche clinch top league spot

By Medicine Hat News on January 25th, 2017

Medicine Hat News They’ve been lights-out in league play all season, but clinching first place on home ice was still sweet for the Medicine Hat Avalanche ringette team. The under-19 club handled the Calgary Rush Sunday at the Kinplex to the tune of a 13-3 score, then a 10-0 shutout in the back end of ... Read More »

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Good grades: Hat-area basketball teams fare well in provincial rankings

By Medicine Hat News on January 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News High school basketball rankings were released Monday, with a handful of Medicine Hat and area teams getting noticed. Monsignor McCoy’s girls are unsurprisingly near the top in the 3A rankings at No. 2, right behind defending champion WR Myers of Taber. Head coach Janice Laing was among those in attendance when Myers ... Read More »

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Minor hockey:Bantam players make impact on Brooks team

By Medicine Hat News on January 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Without a bantam rep team to play with in their home city this season, two Medicine Hat hockey players are having a great time with Brooks’ Prairie Thunder instead. Goalie Hayley Whelan and forward Matayah Metz have helped the Thunder to a 9-1-1 record in the Rocky Mountain Female Hockey League’s bantam ... Read More »

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Rattlers minor soccer teams pick up wins at home indoor tournament

By Medicine Hat News on January 24th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Two home teams won gold at a boys indoor soccer tournament at the Family Leisure Centre this past weekend. Both the under-12 and under-16 Rattlers Academy Soccer Club teams finished first place in their respective four-team divisions. In the under-16 Tier 3 division —which also included the under-14 Tier 2 Rattlers, the ... Read More »

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Ups and downs continue for Cubs

By Ryan McCracken on January 23rd, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The roller coaster season continues for the Medicine Hat Cubs junior B hockey team. The Cubs came up short in a 6-1 loss to the Mountainview Colts Saturday at the Kinplex despite a commanding first period effort. While the setback pushes Medicine Hat to 7-21-6 on the year, captain Keegan Bartram says he ... Read More »

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Top prospect Patrick helps sink Tigers in Brandon

By Ryan McCracken on January 23rd, 2017

Medicine Hat News Penalties left the Medicine Hat Tigers undone Saturday at Westman Place. The reigning WHL champion Brandon Wheat Kings built up a lead the Tigers couldn’t topple thanks in part to goals on three consecutive power play opportunities and pushed the Tigers to 31-15-1-0 on the season with a 5-2 loss. NHL Central ... Read More »

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Rattlers unravel: Hoops teams cough up halftime leads in losses to Red Deer

By Ryan McCracken on January 23rd, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s basketball team couldn’t hang on for the weekend sweep Saturday at the Snake Pit, falling 77-66 in a bounce-back afternoon for the Red Deer Queens. While the Rattlers dealt the Queens a 68-52 loss Friday evening, Red Deer rebounded with a new look and forced frustration onto ... Read More »

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Tigers bask in resounding win

By Ryan McCracken on January 21st, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Pairs seemed to be a theme Friday night at the Brandt Centre. The Medicine Hat Tigers, coming off two losses at the hands of the Regina Pats, needed two goalies and two goals out of four separate players to finally deal a loss to the CHL’s top-ranked team, and Steven Owre says they’re ... Read More »

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Mohawks top Zeniths

By Ryan McCracken on January 21st, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Hat High Mohawks varsity boys basketball team held on to hand the Magrath Zeniths their first loss of the season Friday night at their temporary home in Crescent Heights High School. Bak Nyang had a game-high 23 points to lead Hat High to the 72-61 victory, pushing the Mohawks to 3-1 ... Read More »

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