February 17th, 2019

Local Sports

Wheelchair team gets valuable experience

By None on February 6th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Ask Angus Horsburgh how many points he scored as Medicine Hat’s wheelchair basketball team hosted a tournament this past weekend, and he honestly doesn’t know. What he does know is that his younger brother Anson made one more basket than he did. Angus, 15, and Anson, 12, are as relentlessly competitive as you’d ... Read More »

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Panthers Classic indoor meet Saturday

By Sean Rooney on February 6th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney In its third year, the Panthers Classic indoor track meet still offers a chance for anyone, competitive or not, to see what they can do on the Family Leisure Centre’s track. But with the host Panthers growing their numbers all the time, it also comes at an important time of year. “It is ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Bantam AAA’s stop slide with win over Airdrie

By None on February 5th, 2019

Medicine Hat News The losing skid is over for the South East Athletic Club’s bantam AAA hockey team, and not a moment too soon. The Tigers beat the Airdrie Xtreme 6-3 at Hockey Hounds Arena Saturday, the team’s first league win since Dec. 15. For the second game in a row the home team got ... Read More »

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Hat curling team earns spot at provincials on home ice

By Sean Rooney on February 5th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Connor Zeidell had his draw weight working, which spelled trouble for the other teams at the Alberta under-18 curling qualifier in Calgary this past weekend. After winning one of the two spots, his team gets to play on home ice next month at provincials. Zeidell, with third Cole Lewis, second Bryson Helmle and ... Read More »

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Provincial, world games are coming quick for local Special Olympians

By Ryan McCracken on February 5th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Christine Sullivan and Mitch MacDonald are nearly on top of the world. The pair of Medicine Hat athletes will be making the trip to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on March 5 to compete on behalf of Canada at the Special Olympics World Games after punching their ticket to the biggest ... Read More »

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Rattlers hang onto second place in ACAC South with win over Clippers

By Ryan McCracken on February 4th, 2019

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Rattlers men’s basketball team held onto second place in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference South Division standings with a 96-82 victory over the Briercrest Clippers on Saturday in Caronport, Sask. Jaamel Slack went 5-for-8 from outside the arc and 14-for-22 from the field for 34 points, while Arthur Rosa ... Read More »

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Hamblin, Chyzowski share the wealth

By Ryan McCracken on February 4th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken James Hamblin and Ryan Chyzowski reached a pair of milestones together on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. The two Medicine Hat Tigers forwards combined to set up Ryan Jevne’s second-period tally and push Hamblin to 100 career assists while lifting Chyzowski to 100 career points en route to a 5-0 victory. “It’s ... Read More »

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Cubs drop a pair of nailbiters on the road, Wheatland Kings narrow gap

By Ryan McCracken on February 4th, 2019

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Travelodge Cubs came up empty-handed in a pair of nailbiters on the road this weekend. The Cubs fell 3-1 Saturday to the Coaldale Copperheads before dropping a narrow 3-2 contest to the Cochrane Generals Sunday. Meanwhile, the Strathmore Wheatland Kings — Medicine Hat’s first-round Heritage Junior Hockey League playoff ... Read More »

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Hamblin, Chyzowski notch milestones in win over Wheaties

By Ryan McCracken on February 2nd, 2019

James Hamblin and Ryan Chyzowski reached a pair of milestones together on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. The two Medicine Hat Tigers forwards combined to set up Ryan Jevne’s second-period tally and push Hamblin to 100 career assists while lifting Chyzowski to 100 career points en route to a 5-0 victory. Eager to shake ... Read More »

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Talons fall at home

By None on February 2nd, 2019

Medicine Hat News Brooks’ Buffalos dealt the Eagle Butte Talons a 80-48 loss in senior boys basketball action Thursday night. At Dunmore, a dozen Buffalos scored, led by Felix Ramirez with 14. Milkesa Galmo added 12. Tristan Duchscherer led the home team with 19 points, 14 of those coming in the second quarter. Ohi Aniagu ... Read More »

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