April 3rd, 2020

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Host Ducks split on opening day at ringette provincials

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on March 7th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken A wild rally fell just short for the Medicine Hat Mighty Ducks on Friday afternoon at the Family Leisure Centre. Trailing 5-0 in their under-19 provincial ringette championship tournament first-round matchup with the Bowview Elite, the Ducks struck for three late goals before finally relenting in a 6-3 loss. “We took a moment on ... Read More »

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Huskies stave off valiant effort from host Rattlers

By Medicine Hat News on March 6th, 2020

Trailing the top team from the north by six points with a few minutes to go, the Medicine Hat Rattlers had already done more than they were supposed to. The host team at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference championships had scrapped its way back after a 15-point deficit to the Keyano Huskies. They dove for ... Read More »

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Playoff positioning at the fore as Tigers host Hitmen tonight

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on March 6th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken There likely won’t be any tiebreakers for final playoff spots this season, but the race for placement has reached a boiling point in the Western Hockey League’s Central Division. Although the Edmonton Oil Kings have all but cemented their place as Central champions, the Medicine Hat Tigers, Lethbridge Hurricanes and Calgary Hitmen remain in ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Not the time to focus on winning: Trust the process, the victories will happen

By Brittney Nyrose on March 6th, 2020

With our college hosting the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women’s volleyball and basketball championships this past and upcoming weekends, and most high school basketball teams heading into championships at this time also, I thought it would be fitting to talk about how one can mentally prepare for the big games or championships in their sport. ... Read More »

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Midget Hounds win playoff opener

By Medicine Hat News on March 6th, 2020

The host Medicine Hat Hounds kicked off the South Central Alberta Hockey League’s midget AA South Conference playoff tournament with a 2-0 victory over the Foothills Bisons on Thursday night at Moose Recreation Centre. Cayden Dumanowski scored just over a minute into the second period to break open a scoreless contest then Evan Gebhardt added ... Read More »

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Colts win trio of league titles

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on March 6th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Colts completed a championship trifecta on Thursday night at McCoy High School. After watching the junior varsity girls basketball team cruise to a 67-28 win over the Brooks Buffalos in their Southeast Basketball Conference final, the senior girls rallied to defeat the Eagle Butte Talons 63-44 , then the varsity boys hit the ... Read More »

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Cubs felled in Game 7

By Medicine Hat News on March 5th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Cubs will have a month off before provincials. The junior B team was ousted from the Heritage league playoffs Wednesday, a 4-1, Game 7 loss in Cochrane to a Generals team that had trailed in the series 3-1. Patrick Forde had the first two goals and the Generals never trailed. Sam Norris ... Read More »

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A decade of dominance

By Medicine Hat News on March 5th, 2020

At a meet originally designed to give wrestlers in smaller centres a chance to win something prior to Calgary- and Edmonton-based athletes dominating at the official provincials, Hat High again stole everybody’s lunch. The Hawks did what they always do, claiming a 10th straight boys team title this past weekend in Lethbridge. For a team ... Read More »

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Sillinger glad he’s healthy

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on March 5th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken When Cole Sillinger was driven off the ice following a hard neutral zone check in a game against the Swift Current Broncos on Jan. 28, he circled Feb. 28 on the calendar. Although he would have liked to return sooner, the 16-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers forward still managed to lace up his skates exactly ... Read More »

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Ringette provincials in the Hat start Friday

By Medicine Hat News on March 5th, 2020

Nearly 300 ringette players will do battle in Medicine Hat this weekend with two provincial titles on the line. Both under-16 and under-19 A Alberta championships begin Friday morning at both the Kinplex and Family Leisure Centre, with finals set for 1 p.m. Sunday at the two Kinplex rinks. The host Riptide (under-16) and Mighty ... Read More »

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