July 28th, 2017

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Minor Hockey: Already a win for bantam AAA’s

By Medicine Hat News on September 28th, 2016

Medicine Hat News For a team that went nearly a year between wins, two losses this past weekend belied what’s actually been a good start to the season for the Southeast Athletic Club bantam AAA Tigers. The Medicine Hat-based team fell 5-1 at The Arena to the Rockyview Raiders Saturday, then 7-1 in Airdrie Sunday. ... Read More »

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Consistency counts in windy conditions at ASAA golf finals

By Sean Rooney on September 28th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney While high scores and the wind swirled around her, Sharmaine Rapisura was like the eye of the storm Tuesday in the final round of the Alberta Schools Athletic Association golf championships in Medicine Hat. The soft-spoken Grade 12 student from Calgary’s Bishop McNally high school kept calm and kept draining putts to emerge ... Read More »

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Colts girls are playing well thus far

By Medicine Hat News on September 28th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Monsignor McCoy’s varsity girls volleyball team has come out the gates firing. The Colts beat Senator Gershaw 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 27-25) Tuesday in local league play, following up a tournament win at Eagle Butte over the same Gators Saturday. With Barb Babyn again coaching at McCoy, it comes as no surprise the ... Read More »

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Champs crowned at speedway

By Medicine Hat News on September 27th, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was anybody’s race in three of four divisions that saw a checkered flag at the Medicine Hat Speedway Saturday night, as drivers fought to the wire for supremacy. A total of seven points separated first from second when you combined the gaps in elite street stock, renegade trucks and modifieds. That ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: The difference between good and great

By Medicine Hat News on September 27th, 2016

Rodney “I don’t get no respect” Dangerfield would have felt their pain. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers flew into Calgary Saturday on a seven-game winning streak. And yet not a single pundit in the land of the CFL picked them to beat the Stampeders, who hadn’t tasted defeat since the first game of the season, a ... Read More »

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Rattlers men in good position

By Sean Rooney on September 27th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney With no obvious No. 1 to turn to, the Medicine Hat College men’s golf team faced an uncertain future this year. Braden Schacher has stepped up to fill it, and in doing so has the Rattlers in position to challenge for a spot at nationals. Schacher’s final-day 73 at Raven Crest Golf and ... Read More »

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Butcher gets WHL’s first player of the week honour this season

By Mo Cranker on September 27th, 2016

Medicine Hat News After tallying seven points in the Tigers’ first two games of the year, forward Chad Butcher was named the WHL’s player of the week Monday. Six of those points came in the team’s 9-3 home opener win Saturday against the Hurricanes, where he earned first star. “It’s always really cool to receive ... Read More »

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Fencers get experience at home

By Medicine Hat News on September 27th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Wasting no time getting into competition mode for the fall, Medicine Hat’s AAA Fencing Club held a tournament this past weekend. Held at Ross Glen School, there was a good turnout of newcomers and veterans in a variety of divisions. Apair of locals finished with first-place results. In the under-10 mixed foil, ... Read More »

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A trio of hole in ones

By Sean Rooney on September 27th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Aces were wild Monday at Connaught Golf Club. Three players at the Alberta Schools Athletic Association boys championships sunk a hole in one in the opening round of the 36-hole event, which saw the girls draw play at Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club before they switch courses for today’s final round. “I ... Read More »

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Shinny a chance to connect

By Mo Cranker on September 27th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat’s Home Depot transformed its parking lot into two road hockey arenas Monday evening for kids to play shinny with the Medicine Hat Tigers. More than 30 kids battled with members from the Tigers for two hours, while another group of players stayed inside to sign autographs and take pictures with ... Read More »

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