June 15th, 2021

Local Sports

Hawks return to the gridiron

By Ryan McCracken on June 11th, 2021

The Medicine Hat High School Hawks football team was out on the school’s field Thursday evening for its first spring camp session with no restrictions. Alberta entered Stage 2 of its re-opening plan on Thursday, which includes no restrictions for indoor or outdoor youth and adult sports. Football players were used to taking part in ... Read More »

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Tigers’ overagers share MVP honours, Kemp and Clayton get all-star nods

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 1st, 2021

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken After serving as leaders on a roster rife with rookies, Medicine Hat Tigers overagers Ryan Chyzowski, Cole Clayton and Brett Kemp shared the title of the team’s most valuable player. The announcement came Monday morning, just over an hour before the Western Hockey League unveiled its 2021 East and Central Division all-star teams, which ... Read More »

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Sillinger earns top-10 nod

By Medicine Hat News on May 28th, 2021

A pair of Medicine Hat Tigers had their named listed on NHL Central Scouting’s final draft rankings Thursday, with forward Cole Sillinger earning one of the highest spots in recent memory at 10th among North American skaters.. Sillinger – who spent his season south of the border on loan with the Sioux Falls Stampede – ... Read More »

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Talons uniting through ASAA’s virtual track challenge

By KELLEN TANIGUCHI on May 28th, 2021

ktaniguchi@medicinehatnews.com@kellentaniguchi With high school sports cancelled for the year, the Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association is holding a virtual track and field challenge across the province and students at Eagle Butte High School are lacing up their runners to participate until June 11. Junior and senior high school students, along with coaches and mascots, are able ... Read More »

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Hat High unveils new logos

By Medicine Hat News on May 27th, 2021

Medicine Hat High School has unveiled its new logos just over a month after rebranding the schools athletics teams as the Hawks. Hat High announced it would be changing its nickname back in September, stating the previous names of “Mohawks” and “Kwahommies” would no longer be used. The school came up with a list of ... Read More »

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Chyzowski claims two team awards

By Medicine Hat News on May 27th, 2021

Medicine Hat Tigers captain Ryan Chyzowski picked up back-to-back awards from his team this week, claiming the Gerard Moyer Leadership Award and sharing the title of hardest working player with rookie forward Ashton Ferster. Chyzowski took home the Gerard Moyer Leadership Award Tuesday after racking up 11 goals and 18 assists and missing the scoresheet ... Read More »

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Hopwo, Kemp help kick off Tigers awards with most goals, points

By Medicine Hat News on May 21st, 2021

The Medicine Hat Tigers began unveiling their 2020-21 award recipients online Wednesday, starting with Corson Hopwo taking home the Most Goals Award. Hopwo netted 14 goals over the team’s 23-game campaign to earn the accolade, while Brett Kemp followed up with the Leading Scorer Award Thursday after notching 12 goals and 19 assists for 1.35 ... Read More »

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Local soccer signings continue with Morrison to Kodiaks, Wasylyk to Ratters

By KELLEN TANIGUCHI on May 21st, 2021

ktaniguchi@medicinehatnews.com@kellentaniguchi Megan Morrison will be taking Highway 3 to Lethbridge this fall when she joins the Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s soccer team, and with ties to city, Morrison is used to the trip. She recently played for the Lethbridge Football Club and following a tournament she says an article was published in the city’s newspaper ... Read More »

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Hat’s Lehr signs with Pronghorns

By KELLEN TANIGUCHI on May 19th, 2021

ktaniguchi@medicinehatnews.com@kellentaniguchi Holden Lehr is graduating from Monsignor McCoy High School and is making the trip to Lethbridge on a scholarship to play for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s soccer team this fall. The UBC Okanagan Heat also made an offer to Lehr, but he decided to play for the Pronghorns because it was closer ... Read More »

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Tigers sign 15-year-old forward Andrew Basha to standard player agreement

By Medicine Hat News on May 18th, 2021

The Medicine Hat Tigers have signed 15-year-old forward Andrew Basha to a standard Western Hockey League player agreement, the team announced Monday. The 5-foot-11, 165-pound Calgary product was selected in the fifth round of the 2020 bantam draft with the 105th overall pick. While he was held to three assists in just six games with ... Read More »

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