August 20th, 2018

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Turning the page: Tigers trying to look past Game 2 frustrations

By Ryan McCracken on April 10th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It was a night that got away from them in more ways than one, but Medicine Hat Tigers head coach Shaun Clouston says they’ll be turning the page after having a hard look at their mistakes. While Medicine Hat made it through Friday’s 4-0 win to open the series without taking a penalty, ... Read More »

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Hurricanes fight back to even series at 1-1

By Ryan McCracken on April 10th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Lethbridge Hurricanes responded in a big way on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. Giorgio Estephan scored with seven minutes left in regulation to leave the Medicine Hat Tigers trailing for the first time in the post-season before adding a hat-trick empty netter to escape with a 7-4 victory and even the ... Read More »

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Huge badminton tourney starts

By Medicine Hat News on April 8th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It’s so big, the Colts/Dawgs Mega Tournament really can’t get any bigger without changing venues. The massive junior high badminton event began Friday with Grade 7’s in action, and wraps up with Saturday’s Grade 8 and 9 divisions. All told, there are 636 kids entered from 34 schools. More than 1,000 matches ... Read More »

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An almost perfect night

By Ryan McCracken on April 8th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers made a ferocious opening statement Friday night at the Canalta Centre. Four Tabbies lit the lamp and Michael Bullion stopped all 16 shots he faced to push the Tigers to a commanding 4-0 Game 1 shutout of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL’s Eastern Conference semifinals. Bullion says it ... Read More »

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Mohawks lose close one on the road

By Medicine Hat News on April 7th, 2017

Medicine Hat News High school rugby has started up as the Hat High Mohawks dropped a 12-10 decision Thursday to Chinook. At Lethbridge, Adam Khan scored all of Hat High’s points, via a try, conversion and penalty kick. No information for the Coyotes was reported. The local league leads up to zones May 29 in ... Read More »

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Rodeo season opens in Hat

By Sean Rooney on April 7th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney For many professional cowboys and cowgirls, it all starts this weekend in Medicine Hat. The annual Broncs and Honky Tonks Spring Rodeo comes out of the chutes today with a morning slack and the 7 p.m. main draw at the Cypress Centre Fieldhouse, with world and Canadian champions in the mix and no ... Read More »

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Chuckwagon tarp auction sets another record low

By Sean Rooney on April 7th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney There was a hint of optimism in the air for Thursday’s chuckwagon tarp auction at the Medicine Hat Stampede’s Fireside Room. It was for naught. After a record-low sale last year, the annual event which tends to double as a measuring stick for the regional economy took in even less this time around. ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Assistant coaches a critical part of any team

By Medicine Hat News on April 7th, 2017

There are movies, books, and entire television series dedicated to the stories of great head coaches. These stories often tell of someone who led their team through adversity and defied all odds. And as true as these stories may be, the one thing that I notice they usually forget to do is shed light on ... Read More »

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Tigers hope to keep momentum from head-to-head wins

By Ryan McCracken on April 7th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Call them meaningless games, but the Medicine Hat Tigers are still proud of their home-and-home sweep of the Lethbridge Hurricanes to close out the regular season. After dropping eight consecutive games inside the walls of the Enmax Centre, the Tigers closed out the regular season with a resounding 5-1 win over the ‘Canes ... Read More »

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It’s (friendly) rivalry time

By Medicine Hat News on April 7th, 2017

Dale Woodard Alberta Newspaper Group LETHBRIDGE Attention Springfield and Shelbyville, this is how a rivalry between two cities is done properly. As the second round of the WHL playoffs kick off tonight, two teams not lacking in familiarity — or dislike —of one another will lock horns in a battle of southern Alberta as the ... Read More »

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