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Minor hockey: Midget Hounds fend off Selects

By Medicine Hat News on December 6th, 2016

Medicine Hat News As one of the top teams in the South Central Alberta Hockey League’s midget AA division, the Medicine Hat Hounds are getting used to seeing the best out of their opposition. Every time they come away with a win, it’s hard-earned. That was the case again Saturday as they held off the ... Read More »

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Down to the last rock

By Ryan McCracken on December 5th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It took until the last shot of the final draw, but McKenna Jones and her squad of Lethbridge and Medicine Hat curlers punched their ticket to the Alberta Provincial Championship on Sunday at the Medicine Hat Curling Club. The Jones team battled for three days before finally locking up the final spot with ... Read More »

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Cubs come up short in Okotoks

By Ryan McCracken on December 5th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Cubs slipped to 4-15-5 on the Heritage Junior B Hockey League season Sunday in Okotoks with a 5-3 loss to the Bisons. The Cubs and Bisons traded goals through the first two periods. Alex Engel stepped up to give Medicine Hat an early lead with a shorthanded goal in ... Read More »

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Highs and lows for local teams at Ed Horvath Interprovincial Classic

By Ryan McCracken on December 5th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It was a weekend of highs and lows for Medicine Hat’s seven teams in action at the Ed Horvath Interprovicial Classic ringette tournament, a sentiment highlighted early Sunday afternoon at the Kinplex. The Medicine Hat Momentum brought meaning to their moniker by erasing a 6-1 deficit in the 16A championship, only to fall ... Read More »

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Tigers slide south on U.S. Division swing

By Ryan McCracken on December 5th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers started another streak on their U.S. Division road trip this weekend, but not the good kind. After stringing together 10 straight victories to close out November, Medicine Hat opened December with three losses in three days, falling 7-1 to the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday and 5-3 to the ... Read More »

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Tigers streak ends in Everett

By Ryan McCracken on December 3rd, 2016

Medicine Hat News The streak is over, though Zach Fischer made sure it went out with a bang. The 19-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers forward was sent to the dressing after delivering a hard right hook to the chin of Everett Silvertips winger Matt Fonteyne in response to a lead-changing natural hat trick from ‘Tips winger ... Read More »

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Hometown dominance

By Ryan McCracken on December 3rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Avalanche ringette team made a statement Friday at the Kinplex by opening their Ed Horvath Interprovincial Classic under-19 B tournament on home ice with a resounding 10-3 victory over the Lacombe Edge. It was the first meeting of the year between the two teams, and Avalanche head coach Dieter Stanke ... Read More »

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Young squad caps wild comeback at curling playdowns

By Sean Rooney on December 3rd, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Two Medicine Hat teams went head-to-head in the first round at the Southern Alberta Curling Association junior boys playdowns Friday, and it did not go to script. The older Derek Bowyer-led side —average age 20 —had a 5-0 lead over 15-year-old skip Connor Zeidell and his foursome, three of whom were in the ... Read More »

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High school hoops season tips off

By Sean Rooney on December 3rd, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Bodies were flying, arms flailing, the ball going back and forth like it was table tennis. The score after one quarter of Friday night’s season opener for both the host Crescent Heights Vikings and Highwood (High River) Mustangs in varsity girls basketball? A mere 6-4. It got better and it will get better ... Read More »

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Tigers on hunt for No. 11

By Ryan McCracken on December 2nd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers spent the November picking up steam, but their 10-game winning streak will come up against its stiffest test tonight in Everett against the U.S. Division-leading Silvertips. Just one point separates the Tigers and ’Tips in the WHL standings, and one position in the CHL’s top 10 rankings, though the ... Read More »

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