February 21st, 2020

Local Sports

Tigers leapfrog Hurricanes with win over Broncos

By Medicine Hat News on February 1st, 2020

The Medicine Hat Tigers snuck past the Lethbridge Hurricanes for second in the Western Hockey League’s Central Division with a 4-1 victory over the Swift Current Broncos on Friday night at the Innovation Credit Union iPlex. The win pushes Medicine Hat to 32-14-1-1 on the season, while the Hurricanes (29-12-2-5) dropped a 4-1 contest to ... Read More »

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Shots don’t fall down stretch for the Rattlers

By Medicine Hat News on February 1st, 2020

The Medicine Hat College women’s basketball team had the kind of showing they’d like to forget Friday. At Red Deer, the Rattlers couldn’t buy a bucket in the second half, losing 65-39 to the Queens thanks in part to a woeful shooting effort. Trailing 30-26 at the break, Medicine Hat only managed four field goals ... Read More »

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Speed skater gets backup spot at world cup

By Medicine Hat News on February 1st, 2020

Josh Hathaway moved to Calgary to pursue his speed skating dreams. Next week in Calgary, one of them will come true. The 20-year-old Hatter was named an alternate for Canada’s team at the upcoming world cup races next weekend. He’ll only race if someone gets hurt, but gets to wear the maple leaf anyhow alongside ... Read More »

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Races heating up

By Medicine Hat News on January 31st, 2020

Time is running out for teams to book their spots in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference basketball playoffs, and the Medicine Hat Rattlers women have a chance to eliminate one name from the barrel this weekend. The Rattlers are in Red Deer tonight and tomorrow to face the Queens, who at 6-7 are six points ... Read More »

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Tigers expect tougher test

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on January 31st, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Swift Current Broncos may only have 10 wins on the year, but the Medicine Hat Tigers are still expecting some serious pushback when they enter the Innovation Credit Union iPlex to close out a home-and-home series tonight. The Tabbies bullied struggling Swift in a 7-0 beatdown to open the set Tuesday at Canalta ... Read More »

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Rivalry game on tap as Cubs host Coaldale

By Medicine Hat News on January 31st, 2020

The race for second place in the Heritage Junior Hockey will be on full display tonight at the Kinplex. The Medicine Hat Cubs welcome the Coaldale Copperheads to town for what will be the biggest game of the season so far for both teams in action. While the Cubs trail Coaldale 2-1 in the season ... Read More »

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Making the most of his last season: Ex-Tigers overager Ostir glad for final opportunity with Swift Current

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on January 30th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken It hasn’t gone the way he drew it up, but Hayden Ostir is still making the most of his final season in the Western Hockey League. Ostir parted ways with the Tigers in the pre-season as one of the odd overagers out and initially set his sights on a post-secondary education. When that plan ... Read More »

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FAME: Officiating one way to keep involved in sport

By Terra Petryshyn on January 29th, 2020

Recently, I visited Medicine Hat College for my volunteer shift at the latest instalment of Get Benched (if you haven’t heard of it, make sure you follow @FAMEmedhat on Instagram and Facebook). As I sauntered into the Snake Pit, a familiar face caught my eye. I was surprised to see my work colleague – someone ... Read More »

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Ringette teams both cash in at Cora Calgary Classic

By Medicine Hat News on January 29th, 2020

For the second year in a row a ringette team from Medicine Hat won cold hard cash instead of a trophy at the Cora Calgary Classic. But for the first time, a second Gas City team achieved a title win at the major open-level event. While the Smash defended their title in Open B, the ... Read More »

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Points parade as Tigers beat Broncos

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on January 29th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat’s top line made quick work of the Swift Current Broncos on Tuesday night at Canalta Centre. Corson Hopwo and James Hamblin both racked up four points while linemate Lukas Svejkovsky added three more to open a home-and-home set against Swift Current with a 7-0 landslide victory. “They’re jelling nicely,” Tigers assistant coach ... Read More »

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