March 4th, 2024

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Pacheco feeling at home in orange and black

By JAMES TUBB on February 22nd, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Marcus Pacheco is closer to friends and family and is feeling more and more at home in Medicine Hat. The 18-year-old forward was acquired by the Tigers on Dec. 31 in a trade with the Kelowna Rockets that sent 18-year-old Brett Calhoon, a 2024 third-round pick and a 2025 fifth-round pick the other way. ... Read More »

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Tier 2 Hounds open playoffs with 2-game point series

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 21st, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The Medicine Hat Hounds Tier 2 played their first round of playoffs this past weekend. The Hounds faced off against Strathmore Storm in a two-game total points series. On Saturday afternoon at Hockey Hounds Arena, the Hounds came back for a 3-3 tie. Strathmore opened up the scoring and took a two-goal lead on ... Read More »

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Ringette roundup: Shorthanded U12 Fury pickup two weekend wins

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 21st, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The U12B Fury showed up on the road this weekend. The Fury were away Saturday with only eight players available to take on the Cochrane Rockies and Calgary NW. They opened the weekend with a 12-7 win over Cochrane and then went on a few hours later to defeat Calgary NW 9-6. The Fury’s ... Read More »

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Rattlers roundup: Rattler women’s basketball splits final weekend of regular season

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 21st, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s basketball team picked up a win in their final weekend of action. The Rattlers beat the Northwestern Polytechnic Wolves 56-54 on Friday before falling 54-46 on Saturday to the NAIT Ooks. Brynn Bremner had 16 points in Friday’s win, with Breanna O’Connor adding 12 points as well. In ... Read More »

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U17 SAHA men finish fourth at Canadian Crown

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 21st, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The South Albert Hockey Academy’s U17 men’s team played in the consolation final at the Canadian Crown tournament. SAHA’s U17 team played five games at the tournament hosted in Edmonton by the North Alberta Xtreme academy, finishing in fourth place. They opened their tournament with a 7-4 win Friday over the Edmonton Canadians. Ty ... Read More »

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Switzer working towards WHL opportunity

By JAMES TUBB on February 21st, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Jordan Switzer has been following the Medicine Hat Tigers season and putting in his own work awaiting his opportunity to make the jump. The 17-year-old goaltending prospect was in Medicine Hat for a “developmental week,” to practise with the Tigers and was in attendance for their 5-2 win over the Regina Pats on Feb. ... Read More »

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Tigers pickup four points in three-game weekend

By JAMES TUBB on February 20th, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The Medicine Hat Tigers came away with four points in what became a wild weekend. A 2-1 shootout loss Friday to the Prince Albert Raiders and a 4-3 overtime loss Saturday to the Saskatoon Blades was capped off with a 9-7 win Monday afternoon on the road over the Edmonton Oil Kings, giving the ... Read More »

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Hatters win ringette gold at Alberta Winter Games

By JAMES TUBB on February 20th, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Medicine Hat ringette was atop and all around the podium at the Alberta Winter Games this weekend. Three Medicine Hat ringette players and a coach won gold and another won silver at the U16 ringette tournament at the 2024 Alberta Winter Games hosted in Grande Prairie. Hatters Ryleigh Jackiw, Margot Kerr and Eriak Want ... Read More »

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Minor hockey roundup: U13AA Hounds sweep weekend slate

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 20th, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The Medicine Hat U13AA Hounds were in their winnings ways this weekend. The Hounds won both of their games over the weekend, beating the Central Alberta Selects 7-3 on Saturday and topping the Bow Valley Timberwolves 7-3 on Sunday. Three Hounds had three points in Saturday’s win, with Lincoln Bensler tallying two goals and ... Read More »

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Cubs wrap regular season with first round playoff bye

By JAMES TUBB on February 20th, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb It may have taken until the final weekend of the season, but the Medicine Hat Cubs achieved their regular season goal. The Cubs earned themselves a bye from the first round of the HJHL playoffs with a combination of their three-point weekend and other teams’ losses. They picked up a point Friday with a ... Read More »

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