April 3rd, 2020

Local Sports

Stroh claims top title at Hat men’s bonspiel

By Medicine Hat News on March 10th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Curling Club’s men’s bonspiel wrapped up Sunday with a battle between familiar faces, even if one doesn’t live here anymore. John Stroh’s home team prevailed 5-4 over the Calgary foursome skipped by Tim Krassman, a longtime regular at the Hat club. Stroh, with Garth Stark, Mike Stroh and Fred Weinheimer, led 4-0 ... Read More »

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True grit: Former Oil Kings Gavlas, Kemp lead Tigers to victory

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on March 9th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers extended their winning streak to five games while gaining some breathing room on second place in the Central Division following a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. Parker Gavlas finished a helper shy of the Gordie Howe hat trick, while fellow former Oil ... Read More »

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Muir, Cooper close out Rattlers careers with win over Augustana

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on March 9th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken It may not have been the ultimate goal, but Morgan Muir and Paige Cooper still closed out their careers as winners on Saturday afternoon at the Snake Pit. The pair of graduating Medicine Hat Rattlers rose to the occasion in front of a home crowd, defeating the University of Alberta’s Augustana Vikings 61-57 to ... Read More »

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Riptide heading to Westerns

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on March 9th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Riptide earned the title of Team Alberta on Sunday afternoon at the Kinplex. After rallying to earn a place in the provincial championship game, the hosts upset the top-ranked Calgary Forte in a 5-3 victory to punch their ticket to Westerns. “It feels really good. We have worked all season to ... Read More »

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Tigers prevent Edmonton from clinching Eastern Conference in 4-1 win

By Ryan McCracken on March 7th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Tigers extended their winning streak to five games while gaining some breathing room on second place in the Central Division following a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre.  Parker Gavlas finished a helper shy of the Gordie Howe hat trick, while fellow former Oil ... Read More »

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Midget AA Hounds unbeaten so far in playoffs

By Medicine Hat News on March 7th, 2020

The Jasper Homes Hounds are right on track. The midget AA club improved to 3-0 as it hosts the South Central Alberta Hockey League South Conference playoffs, winning twice Friday at the Moose Rec Centre. First they beat the Okotoks Oilers 5-3, led by two first-period goals from Cameron Hall. Ty Moore added his second ... Read More »

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Organ donation awareness behind special jerseys Saturday

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on March 7th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Western Hockey League’s snazziest sweaters return to Medicine Hat for another night of organ donation awareness when the Tigers host the Edmonton Oil Kings on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. In each of the past two seasons, the WHL Suits Up to Promote Organ Donation featured uniforms inspired by Don Cherry’s vast ... Read More »

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Playoff atmosphere already

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on March 7th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers took control of second place in the Western Hockey League’s Central Division Friday with a 6-1 win over the Calgary Hitmen at Canalta Centre. The result – Medicine Hat’s fourth consecutive victory – nudges the Tabbies (39-19-2-1) past the Lethbridge Hurricanes (37-18-2-5) for second by way of a tiebreaker while ... Read More »

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Trio of Hat teams win at Edmonton Slush Cup

By Medicine Hat News on March 7th, 2020

Seven Medicine Hat soccer teams were in Edmonton last weekend for the Slush Cup indoor tournament, with three of them taking gold medals home. The under-17 Tier 2 boys coached by Hugh Lehr beat Edmonton’s Scottish United 4-1 in the final. Kelton Flaigh had three of the team’s eight goals on the weekend, with Joel ... Read More »

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Rattlers among teams to extend their seasons

By Medicine Hat News on March 7th, 2020

It was a good-news day for parity at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women’s basketball championships Friday. The host Medicine Hat Rattlers extended their season, while the two nationally top-ranked teams from the province lost on a day of upsets in the Snake Pit. “We really felt strong as a team compared to how we ... Read More »

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