March 4th, 2024

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Checking in with Tigers prospects in February: Steen’s game growing at U18 level

By JAMES TUBB on February 15th, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Riley Steen continues to work on his stride to get to the next step in the WHL. The Medicine Hat Tigers’ defence prospect was with the club for a week in January, taking part in practices and in the stands to observe the next level. He’s spent all season with the Okanagan Hockey Academy’s ... Read More »

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Hawks Sr boys capture RIT championship over weekend

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 14th, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The Medicine Hat High Hawks senior boys basketball team continued their winnings ways over the weekend. In league play, they entered a hostile environment against the No. 2 team in the province, facing the Raymond Comets on Nov. 6. The Hawks jumped out early defensively and Hat High, ranked fourth in the province, controlled ... Read More »

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Twist and Flip Gymnastics win in Calgary

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 14th, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews Medicine Hat’s Twist and Flip Gymnastics club took care of business over the weekend. The local gymnastics club sent nine athletes to the Ed Vincent Invitational in Calgary hosted by Altadore Gymnastics Club this weekend, returning with a total of 14 Medals and 33 Ribbons. Ian Mwaura (10) and Isaac Mwaura (8) represented the ... Read More »

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SALTA Gymnastics vies in Lethbridge

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 14th, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The SALTA Gymnastics Club participated in its second competition of the season. The local gymnastics club sent 28 athletes to the Battle at the Bridge in Lethbridge on the weekend of Jan. 19-20. The competition was comprised of four exercises – vault, balance beam, uneven bars and floor. SALTA athletes returned with four gold ... Read More »

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Ringette roundup: U16 Mercury pickup silver in weekend ringette tournament

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 14th, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The Medicine Hat U16 Mercury ringette team travelled to the Bridge Battle Tournament in Saskatoon this weekend. The Mercury captured their first medal of the season, finishing second with a silver medal. In the first game of the tournament, the Mercury skated to a 7-4 win over the Regina Cyclones. Ryleigh Jackiw scored four ... Read More »

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McKenna propels Tigers over Pats with 4-point night

By James Tubb on February 13th, 2024

The Medicine Hat Tigers’ youngest player led the way Tuesday night. Gavin McKenna tallied two goals and two assists to lead the Tigers over the Regina Pats 5-4. It marked their first win at the Brandt Centre this season. McKenna’s four-point night puts him atop the WHL’s rookie scoring lead with 76 points, topping 17-year-old ... Read More »

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SAHA U17 men take two of three over weekend

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 13th, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The South Alberta Hockey Academy’s U17 men’s team ended their weekend on a high note. The U17 men won two of their three home games this weekend against the Edge Gold at the Big Marble Go Centre. They lost their first game of the weekend, a 7-0 shutout defeat Friday. Mattias Radke made 26 ... Read More »

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Minor Hockey Roundup: U17AAA SEAC Tigers pick up two wins

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 13th, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The Medicine Hat U17AAA SEAC Tigers won both of their contests over the weekend. The South East Athletic Club Tigers opened the weekend with a 4-1 win Friday over the St. Albert Raiders Flyers. Colby Gulliver scored twice with an assist and both Karter Kurpjuweit and Randen Collier added a goal and an assist. ... Read More »

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Tigers bolster division lead with split weekend

By JAMES TUBB on February 13th, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The Medicine Hat Tigers were 20 minutes away from a second straight point-less weekend before completing a comeback few other teams could. A 6-2 loss Friday on the road to the Calgary Hitmen and a 4-1 deficit after 40 minutes Saturday to the Red Deer Rebels had things looking bleak for the Tigers. Their ... Read More »

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Cubs holding on to second in South

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on February 13th, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The Medicine Hat Cubs came out of the weekend unscathed. After a 2-1 loss Friday to the Okotoks Bisons at home, the Cubs bounced back with a 5-1 win Sunday on the road over the Cochrane Generals to maintain their hold of second place in the South division. The Cubs remain tied with the ... Read More »

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