October 19th, 2018

Local Sports

Cubs drop a heartbreaker

By Ryan McCracken on October 15th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Travelodge Cubs watched a two-goal lead vanish in the final six minutes of Sunday’s Heritage Junior Hockey League game against the Ponoka Stampeders at the Kinplex before falling 4-3 in overtime. Cubs head coach JD Gaetan says he was happy with his team’s initial push — which allowed Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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Rattlers men’s soccer team eliminated from playoff contention

By Ryan McCracken on October 15th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Rattlers men’s soccer team was eliminated from Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference playoff contention following their 2-0 loss to the Ambrose Lions Friday night and Lethbridge’s 5-0 win over Ambrose Saturday. Matthew Wideman scored both of Ambrose’s goals in Friday night’s match in Calgary, opening the scoring in the 32nd ... Read More »

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Tigers outlast Ice in 4-3 shootout victory

By Ryan McCracken on October 15th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers shook off a late scare and rallied back to secure a 4-3 shootout victory over the Kootenay Ice on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. Ryan Jevne scored the shootout winner in the fifth round while Jordan Hollett turned away 32 shots through 65 minutes then stopped 4-of-5 shooters ... Read More »

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Haden requests trade, removed from Tigers roster

By Ryan McCracken on October 15th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Tigers forward Gary Haden has been removed from the team’s roster after requesting a trade Thursday. After playing in Medicine Hat’s first nine games of the season — logging a goal and two assists with a minus-4 rating in the span — Haden was listed as a scratch in Friday’s 4-1 ... Read More »

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Tigers top Ice in shootout

By Ryan McCracken on October 13th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers shook off a late scare and rallied back to secure a 4-3 shootout victory over the Kootenay Ice on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. Ryan Jevne scored the shootout winner in the fifth round while Jordan Hollett turned away 32 shots through 65 minutes then stopped 4-of-5 shooters to complete ... Read More »

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Men’s side has age, not golf experience

By Sean Rooney on October 13th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Look at the Medicine Hat Rattlers men’s golf team and you’d think they’re more experienced than they are. There’s Derek Whitson and Kent Lesko, both older guys in their 20’s who you wouldn’t mistake for first and second-year members of the squad. Whitson’s competed at the Paralympics, for goodness sakes. Twice. David Coldham’s ... Read More »

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Kequahtooway finishes top-16 at world junior darts

By Ryan McCracken on October 13th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat’s Mykel Kequahtooway returned from England after making his mark on the darts world stage. Kequahtooway worked his way into top 16 at the Winmau World Masters Youth Darts before finally bowing out, and just two-and-half years after moving from Saskatchewan to Medicine Hat and picking up the sport. The 16-year-old ... Read More »

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Kuntz, Rattlers light up the Lightning in basketball opener

By Sean Rooney on October 13th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney When the St. Mary’s Lightning won the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women’s basketball title last year, they had a player who would get so hot, you couldn’t stop her. But she’s graduated. And so on Friday at Medicine Hat College, the shoe was on the other foot. Fifth-year guard Kendell Kuntz led the ... Read More »

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Tigers manage handy win

By Ryan McCracken on October 13th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers kept things simple on Friday night at the Canalta Centre. Ryan Jevne scored twice and Linus Nassen added three points to lead the Tigers to a dominant 4-1 victory over the visiting Prince George Cougars on a night in which puck management was paramount. “That’s a big part of ... Read More »

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Nassen, Jevne lead Tigers past Cougars

By Ryan McCracken on October 12th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers kept things simple on Friday night at the Canalta Centre. Ryan Jevne scored twice and Linus Nassen added three points to lead the Tigers to a dominant 4-1 victory over the visiting Prince George Cougars in this season’s lone battle of the big cats. Nassen wasted no time giving Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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