January 15th, 2021

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Hockey Fans in Training aims to get middle-aged male Tiger supporters in shape together

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on November 25th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Male Medicine Hat Tigers fans between the ages of 35 and 65 will have the chance to improve their health and achieve an active lifestyle within a community of like-minded sports nuts through Hockey Fans in Training. The free 12-week program is currently operating a research study through the University of Western Ontario, and ... Read More »

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McGough camp postponed

By Medicine Hat News on November 25th, 2020

Connor McGough’s charity camp for defensive linemen has been postponed due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. The Calgary Stampeders defensive end and Crescent Heights alumnus made the decision Tuesday afternoon, but indicated it will still be held down the road. “With the rise in cases in Medicine Hat and each high school possessing ... Read More »

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The bears just want to fly: Parking lot Teddy Bear Toss slated for Sunday at Co-op Place

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on November 24th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken There won’t be any bears flying onto the ice, but fans can still toss those teddies they’ve been saving for a good cause this weekend. A special drive-thru teddy bear toss is lined up for Sunday afternoon from 2-4 p.m. in the parking lot at Co-op Place – formerly the Canalta Centre. It may ... Read More »

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Svejkovsky ready to grab controller for Memorial eCup

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on November 21st, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Lukas Svejkovsky may be known best for his skill with a stick, but his thumbs might be as quick as his hands. The Medicine Hat Tigers centre has been selected to represent his Tabbies at the Canadian Hockey League’s Memorial eCup – a 64-team e-sports hockey tournament featuring a player from all 60 CHL ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: All that could have been

By Graham Kelly on November 21st, 2020

My beautiful wife Lorena and I were planning to enjoy the sights and culinary delights of Hamilton this week, culminating in the playing of the 108th Grey Cup between the hometown Tabbies and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. I covered Grey Cups 1974-77 and 1979 through 2019 for the News, a 40-year streak ended by COVID-19. Tonight ... Read More »

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A future in the game: Vikings middle linebacker Brian Davies commits to University of Alberta

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on November 21st, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Brian Davies is following in his coach’s footsteps. The Crescent Heights Vikings middle linebacker and defensive end signed a letter of intent with the University of Alberta Golden Bears this week, putting Davies down the same path as his high school head coach, Sean Davis – and there’s no place he’d rather be. “I ... Read More »

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Tigers mourn passing of Dean McArthur

By Medicine Hat News on November 20th, 2020

Former Medicine Hat Tigers alternate captain Dean McArthur passed away last Thursday at White Bear First Nation, Sask. He was 57 years old. McArthur spent parts of three seasons with the Tigers from 1981-82 to 83-84. Over that span, the imposing right-winger registered 31 goals and 34 assists while racking up 195 penalty minutes in ... Read More »

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Rroary to the rescue: Tabby mascot helping raise money for Santa Claus Fund through WHL T’s for Toys

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on November 20th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken There may be no Teddy Bear Toss this December, but fans of the Medicine Hat Tigers can still help make Christmas a little brighter for local families by participating in the Western Hockey League T’s for Toys campaign. The initiative puts all 22 of the league’s mascots front and centre with their very own ... Read More »

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Bow Island Minor Hockey president Chantel Timmons recognized for contributions to the game

By Justin Seward on November 17th, 2020

Bow Island Minor Hockey president Chantel Timmons has been recognized for her outstanding efforts recently to the organization. Timmons was the recipient of the Hockey Canada Champion Award from Hockey Canada and Scotiabank. The monthly award – which started this year – recognizes an individual who is making a significant impact to the game in ... Read More »

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Hockey on hold for SEAC, Hounds

By Medicine Hat News on November 17th, 2020

The South East Athletic Club Tigers and Medicine Hat Hounds all had their games from this weekend postponed due to newly introduced provincial health guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Hounds U13, U15 and U18 AA squads were al scheduled to hit the ice at some point this weekend, as well as SEAC’s ... Read More »

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