February 17th, 2019

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Last goal wins at Canalta

By Ryan McCracken on December 14th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers managed to avoid another scare Tuesday at the Canalta Centre. The Tigers blew leads of one, two and three goals before finally securing an 8-7 overtime victory over the Kelowna Rockets. It was the second game in a row that the Tigers had to tightrope out of danger after ... Read More »

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Bronzes for Rattlers

By Medicine Hat News on December 14th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Two Medicine Hat indoor soccer teams medalled at the Boys December Cup in Lethbridge Sunday. Both under-18 and under-14 Rattlers Academy Soccer Club rosters wound up third in their divisions at the Servus Sports Centre, while under-16 and under-12 teams plus a second under-14 side also took part. The eldest boys side ... Read More »

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Ringette: Avs learn in win

By Medicine Hat News on December 14th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Coaches will often say you learn more from losses, but that doesn’t mean you can’t learn from wins, too. For the under-19 Medicine Hat Avalanche ringette team, the lesson Saturday was not to take quite so many penalties. After blowing out the Wildcats 10-4 in Calgary —getting goals from Camryn Selwood, Emily ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Much-needed win for midget AAA team

By Medicine Hat News on December 13th, 2016

Medicine Hat News After the best start to a season in their short history, the South East Athletic Club Tigers midget AAA had cooled off. More accurately, they were ice cold. Winless in more than a month, it took several big efforts Saturday at the Medicine Hat Arena for the Tigers to pull themselves out ... Read More »

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Mental skills coach helps Tigers

By Ryan McCracken on December 13th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken When times were dark last season, the Medicine Hat Tigers turned to mental performance coach Bob Wilkie. This year is no different. Wilkie instilled a framework of attainable goals among last season’s struggling group of Tigers, and it led to the team erasing a dreadful start en route to one of the most ... Read More »

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Olympian to share story

By Medicine Hat News on December 13th, 2016

Medicine Hat News One of Medicine Hat’s Olympians is coming home for the holidays. Sage Watson, who competed for Canada in track and field at the Rio Olympics, will be giving a presentation at the Family Leisure Centre at 7 p.m. Dec. 22 at the Family Leisure Centre. A press release from the city states ... Read More »

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Captain Keegan: Bartram hopes to increase positivity on struggling Cubs

By Ryan McCracken on December 12th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Cubs needed someone to step up and be a voice in the dressing room, and in the eyes of head coach JD Gaetan, there was no one better suited than Keegan Bartram. The Cubs centre rejoined the team midway through the Heritage Junior B Hockey League season, and after spending ... Read More »

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Back in a big way, Tigers end five-game slide with 7-4 victory

By Ryan McCracken on December 12th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Max Gerlach has a knack for scoring big goals. The 18-year-old Texan is well known for scoring the first WHL goal in Canalta Centre history, and on Saturday he put another memorable marker on his resume with the Medicine Hat News Teddy Bear Toss goal — but it almost didn’t happen. “Before the ... Read More »

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Cardboard championship

By Ryan McCracken on December 10th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Team Gronning and Team Sohn are set to battle for glory when the puck drops at the third annual Linden Cup Christmas Classic shinny hockey game on Dec. 23 at the Canalta Centre, but there’s much more than bragging rights at stake. While etching their names on the cardboard Stanley Cup replica in ... Read More »

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The slump continues in Lethbridge

By Ryan McCracken on December 10th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The struggles continue for the Medicine Hat Tigers. After putting together a 10-game winning streak to close out November the Tigers have fallen into a five-game slide with Friday’s 3-2 loss at the hands of the rival Lethbridge Hurricanes. David Quenneville scored twice, but it wasn’t enough to push the Tabbies back ... Read More »

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