February 21st, 2020

Local Sports

Zone ringette team finishes with fun

By Medicine Hat News on February 20th, 2020

When the Alberta Winter Games ended Monday in Airdrie, athletes on most teams went their separate ways. Not the Zone 1 ringette team, however. Not only did they get on the ice one last time Wednesday in Medicine Hat, they helped out a local charity and skated circles around some cops too. The Sunny South ... Read More »

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Cubs’ Savage cleared

By Medicine Hat News on February 19th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Cubs will begin their second-round series Saturday in Cochrane with at least one of their top players back in the lineup. The Cubs announced on Twitter Tuesday that goalie Dawsen Savage has been cleared to play, a boost after he was injured in late January. Medicine Hat could still stick with Logan ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Tigers await first matchup

By Medicine Hat News on February 19th, 2020

With one game left in their regular season, the South East Athletic Club’s bantam AAA hockey team knows it’ll be in a playoff series. Who the opponent will be is still undecided. Two weekend losses mean the Tigers could yet be passed by Lethbridge for third spot in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League’s Ram ... Read More »

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Medal finish brings the house down

By Medicine Hat News on February 19th, 2020

Coaches lost their voices they screamed so loud. Athletes crammed into the bleachers to catch a glimpse. Was it gold on the line? No. Just bronze. But at the Alberta Winter Games in Airdrie Sunday, the difference between getting a medal or not came down to a shoulder on the mat. “It was just insane,” ... Read More »

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Cubs off to second round

By Medicine Hat News on February 18th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Cubs needed an extra game but they’re off to the second round of playoffs. In Strathmore Monday, the Alberta junior B hockey championship hosts earned a narrow 2-1 win over the Wheatland Kings to win the best-of-five series 3-1. Cooper Hilworth’s goal with 6:41 to play was the deciding marker in Game ... Read More »

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Early-period blues strike Tigers

By Medicine Hat News on February 18th, 2020

For the second game in a row the Medicine Hat Tigers were left wishing they could have a restart of the third period. Following a 5-2 loss in Edmonton Saturday night, the Tigers returned to Canalta Centre for their first Monday home game in 12 years and lost it, too, 4-2 to the Winnipeg Ice. ... Read More »

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Coach sees positives despite loss

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on February 18th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Rattlers women’s basketball team will be focusing on what they did right in the third quarter of Saturday’s 77-57 loss to the St. Mary’s Lightning at the Snake Pit. After trailing 51-28 at the half, Medicine Hat responded by outscoring St. Mary’s 17-9 in the third. While the Lightning rallied to ... Read More »

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Tigers fall to Oil Kings

By Ryan McCracken on February 15th, 2020

The Edmonton Oil Kings padded their lead atop the Western Hockey League’s Central Division standings with a 5-2 victory over the Medicine Hat Tigers on Saturday at Rogers Place. With the loss, the Tigers (34-17-2-1) now trail Edmonton (36-9-6-3) by 10 points for the division lead with 14 games remaining in the regular season. The ... Read More »

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Cubs can sweep Strathmore Sunday

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on February 15th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Cubs will be returning to the Kinplex on Sunday with one thing on their mind – a sweep. Medicine Hat rallied to take a 2-0 stranglehold in their best-of-five Heritage Junior Hockey League series against the Wheatland Kings with a commanding 6-0 victory on Friday night in Strathmore. “It’s exciting,” said ... Read More »

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Tigers set to clash with Central Division-leading Oil Kings

By Medicine Hat News on February 15th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Tigers will be looking to gain some ground in the Central Division when they hit the ice to face the Edmonton Oil Kings on Saturday night at Rogers Place. The Oil Kings entered Friday’s games as the only team in the Eastern Conference to secure a place in the post-season at 35-8-6-3 ... Read More »

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