October 20th, 2017

Local Sports

Youth curling camp a chance to bring sport to wide range of kids

By Sean Rooney on November 2nd, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It’s time to play name that sport. Anybody can do it, but it takes more skill than meets the eye. Anybody can make one good shot, but playing well consistently separates the elite from the weekend warriors. Age, body type, even disability are easily overcome barriers. Oh, and the club almost always has ... Read More »

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Colts secure top seed

By Sean Rooney on November 2nd, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Float serves that dance, bob and weave like a gymnast. Power hitting so dangerous the adult linesperson makes half their calls while backing up to avoid being plastered. Sets to every corner of the attack row, no matter where the pass came from. It’s easy to see how the Monsignor McCoy Colts varsity ... Read More »

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Ringette team improves to 4-0

By Medicine Hat News on November 2nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was home sweet home Saturday for a Medicine Hat ringette team. The Vortex won a pair of games on their ice in under-14 B league play, and did so convincingly. Against the Bowview Rush, they claimed a 6-3 win, then against the Airdrie Sting the same day they won 8-2. Lexi ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Trio of nailbiters for midget Hounds

By Medicine Hat News on November 1st, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was a busy three-game weekend for Medicine Hat’s midget AA Hounds, but they managed a pair of wins despite all three games being decided by one goal. The Hounds lost 5-4 in Taber Friday, with goals form Morgan Grona, Austin Wagner, Ethan Boutkan and Maverick Cox. Back at home Saturday they ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Messam takes the mantle and runs

By Medicine Hat News on November 1st, 2016

Ghosts and goblins aren’t nearly as scary for CFL defenders as the sight of Calgary Stampeder running back Jerome Messam bearing down on them. At 6-foot-3 and 263 pounds, he’s a throwback to the days of Johnny Bright, Cookie Gilchrist, Bob Swift and Earl “the Earthquake” Lunsford. It’s no wonder he will likely be this ... Read More »

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Tigers spark a rally at Rogers Place, upend Oil Kings 7-3

By Ryan McCracken on October 31st, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers strung together a second-straight victory to open their first big road test of the season, downing the Edmonton Oil Kings in a 7-3 barnburner Saturday at Rogers Place. No stranger to early deficits, the Tigers once again battled their way out of a hole to victory in the ... Read More »

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Rattlers struggle on the court in Red Deer

By Ryan McCracken on October 31st, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s volleyball team were handed their first loss of the year in a five-set battle with the Red Deer Kings Saturday afternoon, 18-25, 25-18, 25-20, 20-25, 15-8. The Rattlers continued to work their varied offence to a good degree of success, with Isak Helland-Hansen connecting for 16 ... Read More »

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Cubs fall to Vipers in shootout

By Ryan McCracken on October 31st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Cubs may not have a flattering record through their first 14 games of the Heritage Junior B Hockey League season, but despite dropping another close game in Sunday’s 5-4 shootout loss to the Red Deer Vipers, the Cubs remain very much in the post-season picture. While the Cubs have only ... Read More »

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Finding his edge: Local Witkowski takes bronze at Medicine Hat Speed Skating Meet

By Ryan McCracken on October 31st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Three years ago, Medicine Hat’s Kaeden Witkowski put away his hockey stick and switched blades, opting for the individual challenge of speed skating. Now he’s holding a bronze medal after a strong weekend at the Medicine Hat Speed Skating Meet. “My races have been pretty good. I’ve gotten (personal bests) in every single ... Read More »

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Rattlers fall short of the podium at ACAC soccer championship

By Ryan McCracken on October 31st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The season came to an unfortunate end for the Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s soccer team Sunday at the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference championship in Edmonton, but forward Kaity Letwiniuk says no one is hanging their head. Despite dropping a scoreless contest to the Grand Prairie Wolves in Saturday’s semifinal and coming up ... Read More »

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