April 21st, 2019

Local Sports

Fencers flock to Gas City for provincials

By SEAN ROONEY on April 3rd, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com@MHNRooney The last time fencing provincials were in Medicine Hat, 80 per cent of this weekend’s competitors weren’t even alive. So to say there was a fair bit of electricity in the air at AAA Fencing Tuesday evening is an understatement, especially with all the buzzing of foils connecting with their targets in the downtown ... Read More »

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Broesky the lone Hatter on Alta. Cup roster

By Medicine Hat News on April 3rd, 2019

The South East Athletic Club’s bantam AAA team might have had its best season in a decade, but that hasn’t translated into more Medicine Hat products getting a look at arguably the most-scouted tournament of the year. Only one Hat player – Tyler Broesky – was among the 120 players named to play in the ... Read More »

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MacPherson gets pro deal

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on April 3rd, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Dylan MacPherson is going back to Springfield. The 20-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman earned an amateur tryout with the American Hockey League’s Springfield Thunderbirds Tuesday and headed south with the goal of playing his first professional game with the club. “It’s a great story,” said Tigers assistant coach Joe Frazer. “It just shows you ... Read More »

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Twist and Flip does well in Olds

By Medicine Hat News on April 3rd, 2019

Seven athletes from Redcliff’s Twist and Flip Gymnastics Club were in Olds this past weekend and came home with some impressive results. Emily Robinson won gold for her floor routine at the Hay Classic, then added a bronze on the uneven bars to wind up fifth overall in Level 3. Tia Malcom took second on ... Read More »

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Parade of champions continues: Peewees win provincial banner

By Medicine Hat News on April 2nd, 2019

Medicine Hat’s midget AA’s weren’t the only Gas City team to win a Hockey Alberta banner Sunday. They weren’t even the only ones to do it in Edmonton. Medicne Hat’s peewee Tier 2 Hounds edged Westlock 3-2 in their championship contest, trailing twice before Cade Moch scored the game-winner with 6:59 remaining in the third ... Read More »

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Janzer putting in the work

By SEAN ROONEY on April 2nd, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com@MHNRooney It’s getting harder to be a mid-tier squash professional, but Brock Janzer is sticking with it. The 21-year-old Medicine Hat native was home on the weekend for the Gas City Open, losing in the final to fellow Calgarian Jake Hooker Sunday at the Downtown YMCA. It didn’t wind up being a Professional Squash Association ... Read More »

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Peewees settle for third at provincials

By Medicine Hat News on April 1st, 2019

They only lost one game at peewee AA hockey provincials, but the Medicine Hat Hounds wound up with bronze medals around their necks at the end of it. At Irvine, the Hounds beat Edmonton’s SouthWest Zone Oil Kings 6-2 in the third-place game Sunday morning, relegated there due to a tiebreaker rule which meant a ... Read More »

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Another season ends in overtime

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on April 1st, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers’ underdog story came to an end on Sunday night at the Canalta Centre, but not without giving the Edmonton Oil Kings one last scare. Tigers captain James Hamblin scored twice in the second period of Game 6 to take a two-goal lead, but the Oil Kings rallied back into the ... Read More »

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Magical season ends with title

By SEAN ROONEY on April 1st, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com@MHNRooney It was a dream finish Sunday in Edmonton for the Medicine Hat midget AA Hounds. The Hounds won a provincial championship, many of them playing their last games in minor hockey, culminating with a 5-2 win over the Calgary Canucks. “This year we had a pretty veteran-heavy team so we were hoping we could ... Read More »

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Tigers ousted in overtime

By Ryan McCracken on March 31st, 2019

The Medicine Hat Tigers underdog story came to an end on Sunday night at the Canalta Centre, but not without giving the Edmonton Oil Kings one last scare. Tigers captain James Hamblin scored twice in the second period of Game 6 to take over a two-goal lead, but the Oil Kings rallied back into the ... Read More »

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