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Fantillo returns to take on Tigers

By Ryan McCracken on November 12th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken On October 13th, 25 Medicine Hat Tigers and one Saskatoon Blade circled Saturday on their calendars. While it was an initially disappointing day former Tiger Caleb Fantillo, who was traded to Saskatoon in exchange for a sixth round pick in 2019, the 18-year-old forward says he’s loving his time as a blade and ... Read More »

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Finally: Rattlers pick up first win after 0-6 start to ACAC women’s volleyball season

By Ryan McCracken on November 12th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s volleyball team put an 0-6 start to the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference season behind them on Friday with an emphatic four set win over the Ambrose Lions, 25-21, 22-25, 25-20, 25-19 While Ambrose managed to force a second-set stumble and carry some momentum into the third, the ... Read More »

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Rattlers attack ready to try and take down Lions

By Ryan McCracken on November 11th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s volleyball team spent their week preparing for the tall task of taking down the Ambrose Lions. Rattlers head coach Mark Porter says this weekend’s home-and-home series, starting Friday at 8 p.m. in the Snake Pit, poses a handful of challenges — the biggest of which comes in ... Read More »

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Can they beat the best?

By Ryan McCracken on November 11th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Hat High Mohawks may have a perfect run through three straight seasons of Rangeland Football Conference play, but there’s still one ring that eludes them. A shot at the coveted provincial championship ring is still a few wins away for Hat High, but they’ll come to face to face with the reigning ... Read More »

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Coehoorn’s Corner: Be thankful for freedom in sport

By Medicine Hat News on November 11th, 2016

Today is Remembrance Day; it is a day to remember the soldiers who fought and died in the field of battle. We owe our freedom to these individuals, and it is up to us to continue to remember them and continue to pay our respects. So please, dawn your poppies today and remember all that ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat boxer LaCroix scores upset

By Medicine Hat News on November 10th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Giving up height, reach and even some age, Janick LaCroix’s biggest reason to not win this past Saturday in Calgary was the fact he was up against a provincial champion. No matter. The Medicine Hat Boxing Club pugilist won anyhow. LaCroix took a split decision over Maple Ridge, B.C. product Connor Hollingshead ... Read More »

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Tigers’ strong play gets noticed in CHL rankings

By Ryan McCracken on November 10th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers are officially on the national radar. After stringing together four wins in a five-game road trip and securing the best power play and second-best penalty killing units in the league, the Tabbies were bumped from an honourable mention to the 10th spot in the Canadian Hockey League’s weekly rankings. ... Read More »

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McGough leads Dinos to playoff win over Huskies

By Medicine Hat News on November 10th, 2016

Medicine Hat News University football playoffs started last week and a trio of Medicine Hat athletes helped the Calgary Dinos to a key win. Most notably, fourth-year defensive lineman Connor McGough stood out in Calgary’s 47-17 win over the Saskatchewan Huskies Saturday. Not only did McGough register two sacks and four tackles, he scored a ... Read More »

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Talons kings of the local court

By Ryan McCracken on November 10th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Eagle Butte Talons boys volleyball team found sweet redemption Wednesday at Crescent Heights High School. One year after being ousted by the Hat High Mohawks in the South East Zone Volleyball League’s semifinal, the Talons battled their way into the final and completed an undefeated run with a 28-26, 25-23 nailbiter to ... Read More »

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Colts keep the crown

By Sean Rooney on November 9th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Nobody’s season is over, and in fact they might yet face each other again with even more on the line. But Tuesday’s South East Zone Volleyball League varsity girls final between Monsignor McCoy and Eagle Butte meant everything in the moment. It didn’t disappoint. The Colts completed an unbeaten league play record with ... Read More »

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