December 18th, 2018

Local Sports

Kwahommies win opener

By Sean Rooney on December 6th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney With only two Grade 12 seniors this season, Hat High’s varsity girls basketball team could be excused for tempering their expectations. In an opening-night 74-66 win over Catholic Central Wednesday, they showed they’re willing to put in the effort to rise in the ranks. “It’s early, first game, there’s some jitters there for ... Read More »

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Tigers win wild one in Moose Jaw

By Ryan McCracken on December 6th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Ryan Jevne pulled out the overtime heroics on Wednesday night at Mosaic Place. The overage winger scored his second of the night on a sudden-death power play to send the Medicine Hat Tigers to a wild 6-5 victory over the Moose Jaw Warriors on a night that featured more than 90 shots on ... Read More »

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Lacroix earns unanimous decision victory

By Ryan McCracken on December 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat Boxing Club’s Janick Lacroix punched above his age group Saturday night in Milk River. The 165-pound boxer stepped up to fight William O’Keefe in the 165-pound open class, and after going toe-to-toe for three explosive rounds, Lacroix earned a unanimous victory. Fellow Medicine Hat Boxing Club athletes Tristan Deveau and ... Read More »

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WHL Roundup: Tigers take in nearly 2,000 stuffed animals at Teddy Bear Toss

By Ryan McCracken on December 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Nearly 2,000 teddy bears and more than 1,000 winter apparel items hit the playing surface at Saturday’s Medicine Hat News Teddy Bear Toss during the Medicine Hat Tigers’ matchup against the Lethbridge Hurricanes at the Canalta Centre. Tigers captain James Hamblin netted the coveted Teddy Bear Toss goal roughly 15 minutes into ... Read More »

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Jevne pots overtime winner in Moose Jaw

By Ryan McCracken on December 5th, 2018

Ryan Jevne pulled out the overtime heroics on Wednesday night at Mosaic Place. The overage winger scored his second of the night on a sudden death power play to send the Medicine Hat Tigers to a wild 6-5 victory over the Moose Jaw Warriors on a night that featured more than 90 shots on goal. ... Read More »

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FAME: Hockey moms pick up sticks

By None on December 5th, 2018

Like many hockey moms, Leanne Dulle and Rochelle Dickie keep busy transporting their kids to practices during the week, and games and tournaments every weekend. With three boys each ranging from five to 10 years old, they are at the rink a lot! But where Leanne and Rochelle also earn their hockey mom badge is ... Read More »

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Five of nine Gas City teams medal at CrossFit event in Lethbridge

By None on December 5th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Gas City CrossFit athletes pushed themselves to the limit in Lethbridge Saturday, coming home with some impressive finishes at the Clang and Bang competition. Hosted by CrossFit FrameWork, the one-day event drew 18 men’s and 16 women’s teams. Competing in either scaled or prescribed workouts, the Medicine Hat crew had at least ... Read More »

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Wheaties beat Tigers at home

By None on December 5th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Billed as a showdown of top import goalies, Jiri Patera and Mads Søgaard didn’t disappoint. But it was Patera’s Brandon Wheat Kings who prevailed Tuesday, beating Søgaard and the Medicine Hat Tigers 4-1. At Brandon, Danish goalie Søgaard made 42 saves and Czech netminder Petera 40. Both have a good chance of ... Read More »

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Great start for Mohawks

By Sean Rooney on December 5th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney They dunked, they ran, and their fans couldn’t get enough of it. All in all, Tuesday was a pretty good start to the league schedule for the Hat High Mohawks. The varsity boys basketball team beat the LCI Rams 104-89, showcasing a complete game on home court. “This is going to be a ... Read More »

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Rattlers get extra games in Idaho

By Sean Rooney on December 4th, 2018

Medicine Hat News While the rest of their athletic teams took part in a major fundraiser, the Medicine Hat College men’s basketball team wound up a three-game tournament in Idaho Saturday night. The Rattlers fell 93-72 to North Idaho College, finishing 0-3 at the Coeur d’Alene Inn-vitational. No statistics from the three games were available ... Read More »

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