February 17th, 2019

Local Sports

Tigers set for dash through U.S. Division

By medicinehatnews on February 8th, 2019

The Medicine Hat Tigers will be taking an express trip through the US Division this weekend. The Tigers kick things off Friday in Everett against the division-leading Silvertips before heading to Seattle to take on the Thunderbirds Saturday then closing out the gruelling stretch Sunday afternoon in Portland against Joachim Blichfeld and the Winterhawks. Medicine ... Read More »

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Rassell’s still got that touch

By Ryan McCracken on February 7th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken When Mark Rassell heard his former linemate had reached 100 career assists in the Western Hockey League, he couldn’t help but chime in. The former Medicine Hat Tigers captain scored the bulk of his 104 goals in the Gas City off passes from current captain James Hamblin, so when the team announced Hamblin’s ... Read More »

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DeWolfe sets national bench press record – twice

By None on February 7th, 2019

Medicine Hat News Ally DeWolfe knew she could break a national record, but twice? Turns out the co-owner at Back Alley Fitness was more ready than even she thought. The 29-year-old set a Raw Powerlifting bench press record by clearing 85.5 kilograms at the Cast a Shadow event in Squamish, B.C. this past Saturday, then ... Read More »

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Moch team wins Senior Bonspiel

By Ryan McCracken on February 7th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Harvey Moch’s squad reigned supreme on Wednesday afternoon at Medicine Hat Curling Club. Moch’s team of Leon Moch, Robert Jensen and Keith Lutz swept its way to a 6-1 victory over Bing Sulz to clinch the Senior Bonspiel title with an undefeated run through the A Event bracket. “Everybody curled well and made ... Read More »

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Hat’s Lacroix adds Alberta Golden Gloves title to resume, gets ready for Canada Games

By Sean Rooney on February 7th, 2019

Medicine Hat News You can add an Alberta Golden Gloves title to the already long list of wins for Janick Lacroix. The Medicine Hat pugilist only needed one win Saturday in Calgary to earn the title, handling Nelson, B.C. fighter Elias Martinez in a youth open 81 kilogram bout. While other weight divisions had enough ... Read More »

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Tigers spoil Makaj’s strong outing

By Ryan McCracken on February 6th, 2019

The Medicine Hat Tigers broke through a brick wall on Wednesday night at Western Financial Place. Ryan Jevne finished with four points while Tyler Preziuso and Ryan Chyzowski each added three of their own to spoil Jesse Makaj‚Äôs 45-save outing with a 6-3 victory over the Kootenay Ice. While Makaj held the Tigers off the ... Read More »

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Zone curling meet wraps up in Lethbridge

By None on February 6th, 2019

Medicine Hat News High school curling zones took place in Lethbridge Monday and Tuesday, with winners advancing in boys, girls and mixed playdowns. WR Myers won the girls final, 6-5 over County Central Tuesday. Meanwhile in the bronze medal game LCI doubled up on Eagle Butte 10-5. The Talons had gone 2-0 in the round ... Read More »

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FAME: Important to keep sports fun first and foremost

By None on February 6th, 2019

Recently, I had the incredible honour of attending the 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association’s annual convention in Dallas, Texas. Being surrounded by an overwhelming wealth of knowledge in over 6,600 coaches and presenters was surreal; many of them were from high levels of coaching in the MLB, minors and Division 1 college. One subject was ... Read More »

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Wheelchair team gets valuable experience

By None on February 6th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Ask Angus Horsburgh how many points he scored as Medicine Hat’s wheelchair basketball team hosted a tournament this past weekend, and he honestly doesn’t know. What he does know is that his younger brother Anson made one more basket than he did. Angus, 15, and Anson, 12, are as relentlessly competitive as you’d ... Read More »

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Panthers Classic indoor meet Saturday

By Sean Rooney on February 6th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney In its third year, the Panthers Classic indoor track meet still offers a chance for anyone, competitive or not, to see what they can do on the Family Leisure Centre’s track. But with the host Panthers growing their numbers all the time, it also comes at an important time of year. “It is ... Read More »

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