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UPDATED: Mavericks win WMBL championship

By Charles Lefebvre on August 16th, 2014

CHARLES LEFEBVRE clefebvre@medicinehatnews.com Twitter: MHNLefebvre The excitement among the 1,184 fans packed into Athletic Park was electric by the ninth inning, with one out left. The Medicine Hat Mavericks were ahead and needed one more out to secure the Western Major Baseball League Championship, their first championship since 2003. The team had made it to ... Read More »

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Mavericks eye sweep of Miller Express

By Ryan McCracken on August 2nd, 2014

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCrackenA six-run fourth inning powered the Medicine Hat Mavericks to a 10-8 victory and a 2-0 series lead over the Moose Jaw Miller Express at Athletic Park on Saturday. After opening the scoring at 1-0 on a passed ball in the first inning, the Mavericks exploded into the fourth, posting six hits and a walk ... Read More »

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Brian Varga: Minor hockey early registration deadline June 30

By Sean Rooney on June 29th, 2014

This submitted column from Medicine Hat Minor Hockey Association general manager Brian Varga was intended to run in the News this past week. We apologize for not getting it in and are posting it here even though it’s late. Minor Hockey Update. On June 30th it will be Medicine Hat Minor Hockey Association last day ... Read More »

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Rattlers hire second coach in a month

By Sean Rooney on June 24th, 2014

SEAN ROONEY  srooney@medicinehatnews.com Medicine Hat College has its second new women’s volleyball coach in less than a month. The Rattlers had announced May 29 that University of Alberta assistant Chantelle Lamotte was taking over from Fernando Pardo, who coached the team to a winless record in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play this past season. On ... Read More »

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Mavericks split doubleheader with Red Sox

By Sean Rooney on June 15th, 2014

Big final innings gave the Medicine Hat Mavericks and Regina Red Sox a win each during their Sunday doubleheader at Athletic Park. Following a rainout Saturday the teams played two seven-inning contests on Father’s Day, the first a 5-4 walk-off win for the hosts and the second a 9-3 win for the visitors. Down 4-2 ... Read More »

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Updated: End of the road for Tigers

By medicinehatnews on April 26th, 2014

DARREN STEINKE dsteinke@medicinehatnews.com EDMONTON There was little gas left in the tank for the bunch from the Gas City. Even riding on fumes, the Medicine Hat Tigers didn’t go quietly in the night in bowing out of the WHL’s Eastern Conference championship series. Facing elimination against the host Oil Kings in Game 5 of the ... Read More »

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Eagle Butte wins girls volleyball provincials

By Sean Rooney on November 30th, 2013

Medicine Hat News Two incredible three-set thrillers culminated in a provincial title Saturday night for Eagle Butte High School’s girls volleyball team. The Talons went undefeated in Edmonton in the 3A girls draw, earning a bye into the semifinals where they beat Ardrossan 2-1 (26-24, 15-25, 15-13). In the final they met up with the ... Read More »

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Cubs host Banff in two-game set starting tonight

By Sean Rooney on October 23rd, 2013

Medicine Hat News Cody Florkowski said he’d step up for the Medicine Hat Cubs, and so far he’s been true to his word. The 20-year-old forward leads the junior B team in scoring with 20 points in 10 games heading into a two-game home set with Banff that begins tonight (8:45 p.m., Kinplex). True, last ... Read More »

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