December 5th, 2021

Sports

Local Sports

  • Teddy bears fly as Tigers fall 4-1 and extend losing streak to 14

    Teddy bears raining down Saturday night was the only highlight in yet another tough loss for the Medicine Hat Tigers. The Tabbies dropped their 14th straight game as they fell 4-1 to the Brandon Wheat Kings and have now tied their longest losing streak in 25 years. Tigers associate coach Joe Frazer said he thought [...] Read More »

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  • Rattlers men’s basketball squad falls to 0-5

    jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The Rattlers men’s basketball team is getting a hard welcome to the 2021 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference season. Medicine Hat College fell behind early and could not recover at home against St. Mary’s University Friday night, losing 93-72. Rattlers head coach Richard Humphrey attributed the loss to the team consisting of a majority of [...] Read More »

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  • Tabby losing streak reaches 13 games

    jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The slide reached 13 games on Friday night in Edmonton. The Medicine Hat Tigers fell 8-2 to the Central Division leading Edmonton Oil Kings, and have now given up at least seven goals in each of their last three games. The Oil Kings got on the board first on John Szabo’s second of the [...] Read More »

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  • Mavericks hire new coach, anticipate solid recruiting

    jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The Medicine Hat Mavericks have checked the box for finding a new dugout boss. The club announced Friday morning on social media the hiring of William Loza to be the new head coach ahead for the 2022 season. The Montebello, Cali. product is in his third season as the head coach for Presentation College [...] Read More »

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  • U19A Gators bring hard effort to Horvath tourney

    jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The Medicine Hat U19 A Gators are a tough team to play against. An Airdrie goal in the last 30 seconds of the Gators first game of the Ed Horvath Interprovincial Ringette Tournament Friday forced them to settle for a 4-4 tie. While they were held out of the win column, the Gators put [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Struggling Canucks fire GM Jim Benning, head coach Travis Green: reports

    VANCOUVER – The beleaguered Vancouver Canucks have reportedly fired general manager Jim Benning. Multiple outlets reported the news Sunday, hours after Sportsnet’s Eliotte Friedman reported that the team had dismissed head coach Travis Green and hired Bruce Boudreau in his place. A spokesperson for the Canucks did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The [...] Read More »

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  • Adrian Kempe scores twice for L.A. Kings in win against Edmonton Oilers

    EDMONTON – Adrian Kempe scored a pair of goals and the Los Angeles Kings snapped a two-game losing skid by defeating the Edmonton Oilers 5-1 on Sunday. Rasmus Kupari, Drew Doughty and Trevor Moore also scored for the Kings (10-9-4). Doughty added two assists. Jonathan Quick made 21 saves. Darnell Nurse replied for the Oilers [...] Read More »

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  • Brier champion skip Bottcher weighs in on surprise split with vice-skip Moulding

    Skip Brendan Bottcher provided his reasoning Sunday for the lineup rupture within the Canadian men’s curling champions that left vice Darren Moulding on the outs and had the sport’s observers and fans engrossed by an unexpected divorce just three months before the team’s title defence at the Tim Hortons Brier. “Chemistry is a tough one,” [...] Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Vancouver Canucks fire head coach Travis Green, hire Bruce Boudreau: report

    VANCOUVER – The struggling Vancouver Canucks have reportedly parted ways with head coach Travis Green and replaced him with Bruce Boudreau. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported the news Sunday night, but no announcement has been made by the team. The report comes after the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Canucks 4-1 in Vancouver on Saturday night, drawing [...] Read More »

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  • Siakam has 31 points to lift Raptors to 102-90 victory over Wizards

    TORONTO – Pascal Siakam scored 17 of his 31 points in a key second quarter for the Raptors and Toronto beat the Washington Wizards 102-90 on Sunday. Chris Boucher had 14 points while Scottie Barnes had 11 for the Raptors (11-13), who exacted revenge for their loss to Washington on opening night. Precious Achiuwa had [...] Read More »

    10 hours ago