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Minor hockey: Midget AA Hounds win first game of regular season

By Medicine Hat News on October 4th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Prospects are looking good for Medicine Hat’s midget AA entry into the South Central Alberta Hockey League. The team won 4-1 at the Calgary Blazers Sunday to open its regular season, following some good pre-season results. Brayden Dyck, Devon Schneider, Riley Florkowski and Maverick Cox had the goals, while Martyn Clift made ... Read More »

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Rattlers avenge early-season losses to SAIT

By Ryan McCracken on October 3rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Rattlers women’s soccer team found the response they were looking for Saturday at the Snake Pit. After dropping their second game of the season, 2-0 to the SAIT Trojans, Rattlers midfielder Meagan Clarke says they were all left feeling like they could have done more. But when the teams met ... Read More »

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Rassell dazzles as Tigers take third win in a row

By Medicine Hat News on October 3rd, 2016

Mark Rassell broke open a 1-1 tie in the third period wit his second shorthanded goal in as many days to lead the Medicine Hat Tigers to a 3-1 victory over the Broncos Saturday in Swift Current. The Tigers shook off a slow start and rallied to their third victory in a row after Broncos ... Read More »

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Rattlers women make history on the links

By Ryan McCracken on October 3rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Becky Martin and Danielle Blackmer finished one stroke apart and four strokes ahead of the field Sunday at the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference golf championship in Lac La Biche to take home Medicine Hat College’s first-ever golf banner, as well as a pair of tickets to Prince Edward Island for nationals. “That was ... Read More »

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Cubs earn emphatic first win over Ponoka

By Ryan McCracken on October 3rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken After struggling through the early going and earning their first two points of the Heritage Junior B Hockey League season through shootout losses, the Medicine Hat Cubs finally broke into the win column Sunday at the Kinplex with a rousing 9-3 victory over the Ponoka Stampeders. Cubs coach JD Gaetan says the team ... Read More »

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Firsts help Tigers to win

By Ryan McCracken on October 1st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken A pair of first career WHL goals paved the way to victory for the Medicine Hat Tigers on Friday night at the Canalta Centre. Latvian defenceman Kristians Rubins and rookie forward Ryan Chyzowski both notched milestone moments to push the Tigers to a second straight victory. Chyzowski was visibly elated following the goal, ... Read More »

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Mohawks start slow, win big

By Medicine Hat News on October 1st, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was a slow start but Hat High’s Mohawks made sure there was no doubt in the finish on home turf Friday night. At the Methanex Bowl, the local high school football team was up just 1-0 through the first quarter of their exhibition game against Taber’s WR Myers Rebels. But the ... Read More »

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Fog, familiar to Hat fans, haunts opener

By Ryan McCracken on October 1st, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Brandon Wheat Kings had their home opener marred by fog last Saturday at the Keystone Centre. A contest between the Wheat Kings and Moose Jaw Warriors grinded to a halt 14:23 into the second period due to heavy fog on the playing surface. The event — reminiscent of the 2007 fog ... Read More »

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Quenneville on his way up

By Ryan McCracken on September 30th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman David Quenneville waited all the way until the 200th pick to hear his name called at the 2016 NHL entry draft. While he was among the final 12 players to be selected by a big league club, the next day he was bound for New York with the Islanders. ... Read More »

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Tigers’ top line ready for a big year, showing promise already

By Ryan McCracken on September 30th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Chad Butcher is riding high after the first weekend of his final WHL season. The 20-year-old playmaker opened the 2016-17 campaign the way he finished the previous one, racking up assists on a line with Mason Shaw and Zach Fischer. Butcher feels they’ve all upped their game since missing out on the post-season ... Read More »

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