February 20th, 2020

Local Sports

Rattlers clinging to fourth in ACAC South following three-set loss to Lions

By Medicine Hat News on February 15th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Rattlers women’s volleyball team watched their hold on fourth in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference South Division dwindle to just two points following a three-set loss (25-17, 25-17, 25-23) to the Ambrose Lions on Friday night at the Snake Pit. Dryden Gris and Megan Hoeber shared the team high of just four ... Read More »

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Cubs dominate possession in Game 1 win over Strathmore: Leroux posts 26-save shutout

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on February 14th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Goals came at a premium, but the Medicine Hat Cubs prevailed in a 3-0 victory over the Strathmore Wheatland Kings to take an early edge in their best-of-five, first-round Heritage Junior B Hockey League playoff series on Thursday night at the Kinplex Levi Schlosser broke open a scoreless game halfway through the second period ... Read More »

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Rattlers to host Lions

By Medicine Hat News on February 14th, 2020

The Medicine Hat College women’s volleyball team has its ticket as conference playoff hosts, and can’t even change its place in the standings over the final four games of the regular season. That said, the Rattlers’ final two weekends before the big dance will be spent playing division rivals who they will likely face again ... Read More »

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Bowlers head to nationals

By Medicine Hat News on February 14th, 2020

It turns out there was a silver lining when Medicine Hat’s Special Olympics bowlers came in second place at last year’s Alberta Winter Games. Though they didn’t earn an automatic spot at nationals, two of the local athletes were named as alternates. Sure enough, Tyler Scott and Sinjin Soper each got a nice surprise when ... Read More »

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Athletes off to Airdrie for games

By Medicine Hat News on February 13th, 2020

A total of 56 athletes from Medicine Hat and area will compete in the Alberta Winter Games in Airdrie this weekend, and one will help carry the Zone 1 banner. Sadie Van Dyke was picked as one of two zone representatives who will lead their team at Friday’s opening ceremonies. She can’t wait to begin ... Read More »

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Hockey players excited to compete at games this weekend

By Justin Seward on February 13th, 2020

Alta Newspaper Group For six local pewee hockey players, the opportunity to play on the Alberta Winter Games stage together became a reality. Redcliff’s Slade McFadzen and Cash Olson as well as Desert Blume’s Tate Bowal and Seven Persons’ Josiah Jackson, who all play for the Medicine Hat Hounds Orange peewee AA team, will be ... Read More »

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Brown’s creativity shines

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on February 13th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Elijah Brown is back to his crafty ways. The 20-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers centre was out for 35 days after suffering a lower-body injury on Jan. 7, but 36 minutes into Tuesday’s return, Brown put himself on the highlight reel with an impressive redirection on James Hamblin’s hard pass from the point. “Oh my, ... Read More »

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Mohawks back to .500 record with win over Rams

By Medicine Hat News on February 13th, 2020

Hat High’s Mohawks boys basketball team got back to the .500 mark with a 105-87 win over the visiting LCI Rams Tuesday. Ethan Egert’s 34 points paced the Mohawks, who only led by two at the half but pulled away in the third quarter. Aiden Gripp had 16, while Elijah Buachie Kaba and Jaxson Bos ... Read More »

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History on Cubs’ side in series with Kings

By Medicine Hat News on February 13th, 2020

It’s a series the Medicine Hat Cubs didn’t want to play in, but one that on paper they should win. Strathmore’s Wheatland Kings have every intention of reminding the provincial junior B hockey championship hosts that their first-round Heritage League series is, indeed, played on the ice. The Cubs host the Kings in Game 1 ... Read More »

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DeValter team wins Hat senior bonspiel

By Medicine Hat News on February 13th, 2020

Terry DeValter doesn’t do a ton of competitive curling anymore. He’s too busy coaching the next generation, and sometimes the generation after that. But on Wednesday at the Medicine Hat Curling Club, DeValter and his team reminded everybody they can still throw and sweep with the best of them. DeValter, with third Kraig Kohls, second ... Read More »

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