September 24th, 2018

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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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#cramthecan Will the stands be packed?

By Ryan McCracken on April 6th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The impending Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Medicine Hat Tigers and Lethbridge Hurricanes is sure to bring about a healthy boost in attendance at both the Canalta Centre and Enmax Centre. But if the Gas City’s attendance trend continues through the weekend, the Tigers could end up playing on home ice in ... Read More »

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Buffalos take win in exhibition tilt

By Medicine Hat News on April 6th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Brooks’ Buffalos handed Monsignor McCoy’s junior varsity team its first loss of the season Wednesday. The Buffalos beat the Colts 4-2, getting a solid five innings from starting pitcher Ayden Matycio. Ashtyn Street went 4 1-3 innings in the loss. Offensively Dax Wandler was 2-for-3 with three runs for Brooks, while Joel ... Read More »

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Quick-skating Tigers will look to get jump on Hurricanes

By Ryan McCracken on April 6th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Speed kills. The words are more than just sound advice for commuters traveling between Medicine Hat and Lethbridge for the WHL’s Eastern Conference semifinal between the Tigers and Hurricanes. For Tabbies captain Clayton Kirichenko, the words serve as a poignant mantra for the impending best-of-seven series. “I think our speed can take over ... Read More »

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Marlins combine for 102 medals, handful of qualifications

By Medicine Hat News on April 5th, 2017

Medicine Hat News What better way to qualify for the next big meet than to do it in your home pool. A handful of Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club swimmers did just that at their spring invitational this past weekend at the Family Leisure Centre. With eight other teams pushing the locals to best times, five ... Read More »

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Family of four among black belt earners

By Sean Rooney on April 5th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Getting a black belt in any martial art is probably more difficult than you think. For 16 individuals at Fire Dragon Taekwondo this past weekend, the final tests included going 26 hours without sleep or food, performing routines and smashing all manner of bricks and boards. Now consider that among the elite group ... Read More »

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Helland-Hansen named ACAC’s top male athlete, looks ahead to pro level

By Sean Rooney on April 5th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It’s been quite a month for Isak Helland-Hansen, and the haul of awards might not be over yet. The Medicine Hat College Rattlers volleyball player was named Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference male athlete of the year Tuesday, adding to a list of achievements and putting him up as a nominee for the national ... Read More »

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Next round looks good on paper

By Ryan McCracken on April 4th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Red Deer Rebels and Lethbridge Hurricanes will battle for the right to face the Medicine Hat Tigers when the puck drops on Game 7 in their Eastern Conference quarter-final series tonight at 7 p.m. While the Tigers insist their game plan will remain the same regardless of tonight’s winner, head coach and ... Read More »

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WHL Roundup: Broncos through to second round for first time since 2008

By Medicine Hat News on April 4th, 2017

Medicine Hat News When the Swift Current Broncos acquired Jordan Papirny at the WHL trade deadline, the hope was the veteran goaltender would be the difference in crunch time. In Monday’s 3-2 Game 7 win at Moose Jaw, the 20-year-old proved them right. Papirny, who backstopped Brandon to the league title a year ago, made ... Read More »

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