February 20th, 2020

Local Sports

Hawks hit the mat at wrestling meet in Moose Jaw

By Medicine Hat News on February 12th, 2020

Medicine Hat’s Hawks wrestling club was in Moose Jaw this past weekend gaining valuable experience for the rest of their respective seasons. If they can keep doing what they did at the South Saskatchewan Wrestling Championships, there should be plenty more medals to come. Head coach Darren Klein reported that the way the event was ... Read More »

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Local gymnastics teams medal by the dozen at Calgary meet

By Medicine Hat News on February 12th, 2020

The competitive gymnastics season began this past weekend with the Ed Vincent Invitational in Calgary, and as always Medicine Hat and Redcliff athletes racked up medals by the dozen. Medicine Hat-based Salta Gymnastics Club totaled 57 medals according to head coach Eva Paniti-Meyer, led by three all-around champions and a swath of individual event wins. ... Read More »

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Brinkman, Tigers light up Pats

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on February 12th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Jonathan Brinkman brought out the big guns on Tuesday night at the Canalta Centre. The 18-year-old Danish forward led his Medicine Hat Tigers to a 7-0 victory over the Regina Pats with the first two-goal performance of his Western Hockey League career – holstering his hot stick like a six-shooter after each highlight-reel tally. ... Read More »

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Homecoming for McGough: Hatter signs with home-province Calgary Stampeders after three years in Hamilton

By Medicine Hat News on February 12th, 2020

Connor McGough is coming home. The Medicine Hat defensive lineman, who played in the Grey Cup this past fall with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, signed a two-year deal with the Calgary Stampeders Tuesday. Having played his university ball in Calgary with the Dinos, the 24-year-old couldn’t be more happy with the new deal. “It’s very special, ... Read More »

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Tigers trounce Pats

By Ryan McCracken on February 11th, 2020

Jonathan Brinkman brought out the big guns on Tuesday night at the Canalta Centre. The 18-year-old Danish forward led his Medicine Hat Tigers to a 7-0 victory over the Regina Pats with the first two-goal performance of his Western Hockey League career — holstering his hot stick like a six-shooter after each highlight-reel tally.  Medicine ... Read More »

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Pats chasing spot

By Medicine Hat News on February 11th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Tigers play the Regina Pats for the first time in four months tonight in a 7 p.m. matchup at Canalta Centre. With three games before the end of the month they’ll get to know each other plenty. Regina (18-26-3-2) has won its last five games but faces a near-impossible task, 18 points ... Read More »

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Cheerleading team tops its division at event in Regina

By Medicine Hat News on February 11th, 2020

It was a memorable Saturday for many local cheerleading teams, but the Ultimate Cheer Fusion’s Flash group might have topped them all. The 15-member team won its Junior 2 division at the Best of the West Cheer and Dance Championships in Regina. The no-deduction performance beat out six other teams for top spot according to ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Hounds encounter odd stretch

By Medicine Hat News on February 11th, 2020

It sure was an odd weekend for the defending provincial midget AA hockey champions. The Jasper Homes Hounds lost one and were given all they could handle in another game, but the good news is their schedule sets up well for a bit of vengeance. On Friday in Taber the Golden Suns earned a surprise ... Read More »

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Track meet brings out wide range

By Medicine Hat News on February 11th, 2020

The annual Panthers Indoor Classic track meet took place Saturday at the Family Leisure Centre, with almost 100 athletes in a wide age range taking part. With divisions starting with 5-year-olds and going up to the 65-over seniors, there were more chances than ever to participate. Sloan Loehndorf was among the 5- and 6-year-olds entered ... Read More »

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Teply leads Ice past Tigers, passes Sillinger for first in rookie scoring race

By Medicine Hat News on February 10th, 2020

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers peppered Liam Hughes with 40 shots on Saturday night at Wayne Fleming Arena, but ultimately fell short in a 4-1 loss to the Winnipeg Ice. Michal Teply scored twice and added an assist to lead the ice to the victory. The performance pushed Teply past Tigers forward Cole ... Read More »

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