September 18th, 2021

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Tigers sign another 2020 draft pick

By James Tubb on September 18th, 2021

Contracts are flowing in Medicine Hat. The Tigers announced Saturday they have signed forward Brett Calhoon to a standard WHL player agreement. The Oliver, British Columbia product was selected by the Tigers 193rd overall in the 2020 WHL bantam draft. Calhoon appeared in 9 games last season for the Okanagan HA Black U17 Prep team ... Read More »

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Tigers fall in first pre-season game

By Medicine Hat News on September 18th, 2021

The Medicine Hat Tigers brought a dramatic finish to their first pre-season game but ultimately fell 3-2 against the Lethbridge Hurricanes. The Tigers jumped out to an early lead off of a Brayden Boehm goal, 5:35 into the first period. Oren Shtrom and Rhett Parsons assisted on the mark. Lethbridge tied up the game then ... Read More »

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Vikings have themselves a night

By JAMES TUBB on September 18th, 2021

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The Vikings had themselves a night on Friday. Crescent Heights hosted Brooks Composite High at the Methanex Bowl and won 28-6 over the Buffalos. The game was capped off with a pick-6 for the Vikings to secure the victory. For head coach Sean Davis, the win wasn’t guaranteed from the start but he was ... Read More »

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Cubs ride strong second past Copperheads in pre-season finale

By Medicine Hat News on September 18th, 2021

The Medicine Hat Cubs responded to a back-and-forth opening frame with a three-goal second en route to a 6-4 exhibition victory over the Coaldale Copperheads on Friday night at Redcliff Arena. Medicine Hat’s Connor Douglas opened the scoring 59 seconds into the game, but the Cubs saw the lead quickly vanish on back-to-back tallies from ... Read More »

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Three local women win softball merit awards

By JAMES TUBB on September 18th, 2021

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Rebecca Jackiw was just following in her mothers footsteps when it came to volunteering. “My mom was a big volunteer for me and my sisters when we were growing up, so looking at all the man hours she put in when I was growing up to make my sporting events and all of the ... Read More »

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Hawks shutout Colts, remain perfect on the season

By James Tubb on September 17th, 2021

It was a big night for Hat High as they the stifled the Colts to a score of 37-0. The Hawks were able to capitalize on a kick return touchdown and a long receiving td, both caught by senior Kai Noon. For him, the game against the inner city rival McCoy, helped his team get ... Read More »

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Hellers win seventh straight Hat Open title

By Medicine Hat News on September 17th, 2021

Calvin and Tracy Heller clinched their seventh consecutive Medicine Hat Open mixed doubles championship on Monday at the Medicine Hat Tennis Club. The top-seeded Hellers picked up the championship win by defeating second-seed Erika Miller and Trevor Riddell, 6-1, 6-2 in a final that was pushed to Monday due to weather. Una and Craig Weich ... Read More »

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Bjorklund, Krebs bound for D.C.

By JAMES TUBB on September 17th, 2021

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Garin Bjorklund has big goals heading into NHL camp next week. He wants a contract. The 19-year-old goalie joined the Tigers for Day 2 of training camp Thursday before heading off to Washington Capitals camp on Tuesday. He hopes to showcase his skills when he arrives in the States, which will be his first ... Read More »

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Tigers implement COVID regulations for fans

By JAMES TUBB on September 17th, 2021

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb There will be another step in the process for fans attending Tigers games this season. Medicine Hat, alongside the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Red Deer Rebels, announced Thursday that they would all be implementing the Alberta government’s COVID-19 restriction exemption program. This new program, effective Sept. 20, means all spectators at Co-op Place aged 12 ... Read More »

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Hat High golfer Wyatt Bishop wins zone championship

By JAMES TUBB on September 17th, 2021

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Wyatt Bishop could tell he was going to win the zone championship on the 14th hole. He could tell from the environment around him and the other kids he was golfing with that he was on his way to winning the South zone golf championship on Monday in Taber. “It’s honestly a cool feeling, ... Read More »

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