December 5th, 2021

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

By James Tubb on December 4th, 2021

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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Tabby losing streak reaches 13 games

By JAMES TUBB on December 4th, 2021

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

By JAMES TUBB on December 4th, 2021

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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Rattlers men’s basketball squad falls to 0-5

By JAMES TUBB on December 4th, 2021

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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U19A Gators bring hard effort to Horvath tourney

By JAMES TUBB on December 4th, 2021

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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Rattlers women’s basketball thrives on veteran presence

By JAMES TUBB on December 3rd, 2021

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb It’s been two veterans leading the way for the Medicine Hat Rattlers women’s basketball team this season As the Rattlers come off a 65-46 win over Red Deer last Sunday, their first of the year, head coach Clayton Nielsen says senior forwards Katelyn Rozdeba and Abygail LaRochelle have been a big part of their ... Read More »

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Tigers finding balance in daily lives

By JAMES TUBB on December 3rd, 2021

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The Medicine Hat Tigers are not so different when it comes to their day-to-day lives. Besides the hours spent at the rink and on the road, they eat breakfast, go on walks as everyone else does. It’s how they get through their days and find the balance between hockey and real life. Especially during ... Read More »

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Oil Kings bolster lineup with Guhle acquisition

By James Tubb on December 2nd, 2021

The Central Division leading Edmonton Oil Kings got a whole lot better Wednesday afternoon. Edmonton acquired Montreal Canadiens prospect Kaiden Guhle from the Prince Albert Raiders for a six peice package. The Raiders recieved two skaters in Ottawa Senators forward prospect Carson Latimer, defenceman Eric Johnston and three draft picks in the 13th overall pick ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat boxing club comes off challenging weekend in Calgary show

By James Tubb on December 2nd, 2021

The Medicine Hat Boxing Club attended a show hosted by Olympus Boxing Club in Calgary last Saturday.  Nate Vossler, from MHBC, lost a split decision to the undefeated Colton Rigel from SouthPaw Boxing Club in the 47-kilogram junior C class.  Jacob Walne lost to Liam Pagaling from Calgary Boxing Club in the 45-kilogram junior B ... Read More »

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Tabbies face tough schedule ahead in middle of losing streak

By James Tubb on December 2nd, 2021

The schedule isn’t getting any easier for the slumping Medicine Hat Tigers. Their next three games come against the Edmonton Oil Kings, who got significantly better through trade on Wednesday, and the Brandon Wheat Kings, who beat the Tigers 7-4 last Friday.  Medicine Hat is riding a 12-game losing streak after losing both matchups on ... Read More »

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