November 20th, 2017

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Hard work pays off for MacPherson

By Ryan McCracken on September 22nd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Dylan MacPherson didn’t take the easy route to major junior hockey. The 18-year-old Redcliff native served a three-year tenure with the Southeast Athletic Club Tigers during a difficult chapter in the program’s history. Despite watching several teammates take the call to play elsewhere, such as the Alberta Junior Hockey League, MacPherson stuck around, ... Read More »

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Racquet fans faring well at pickleball

By Medicine Hat News on September 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News Already successful tennis players, the Medicine Hat duo of Trevor Riddell and Cory Streifel are showing they’re pretty good at the sport’s close cousin, pickleball. Riddell and Streifel were among a handful of Hat players in Okotoks for a tournament this past weekend, going 5-1 to claim top spot in their men’s ... Read More »

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FAME: More women needed on Medicine Hat Sports Wall of Fame

By Medicine Hat News on September 21st, 2016

Graham Kelly was recently the 21st person inducted to the Medicine Hat’s Sports Wall of Fame which recognizes community leaders for outstanding success or contributions in sports. As I marveled at this tremendous accomplishment and admired his plaque on the wall, I also made a key observation: out of 21 inductees, only two are female. ... Read More »

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Drag racing season down to the wire

By Medicine Hat News on September 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News It’s down to the wire and the action was hot this past weekend at the Medicine Hat Drag Strip. In a makeup weekend due to rainouts, racers tried to earn points before this weekend’s series finales take place. That made for some fast times and lots of nerves at the start line. ... Read More »

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Nelson, Kallis pair up to win silver

By Medicine Hat News on September 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News Local CrossFit competitors were in Saskatoon this past weekend, with a couple of them reaching the podium at the Bridge City Beatdown. Miranda Nelson and Melissa Kallis paired up to finish second out of 40 teams in the women’s scaled division. Meanwhile Ben Suranko, in a 27-man invite-only elite division, placed fourth. ... Read More »

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Talons win in Lethbridge

By Medicine Hat News on September 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News So far, so good for Eagle Butte’s varsity boys volleyball team. The Talons won a tournament in Lethbridge this past weekend, a familiar start to their campaign after winning the exact same event a year ago. After getting through three round robin matches and two playoff games at the Lethbridge College tourney, ... Read More »

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Alberta Winter Games: All roads lead to Medicine Hat

By Sean Rooney on February 13th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Athletes are on their way. Food is being prepared. Programs are printed. Venues are ready. The stage is set for the Alberta Winter Games. How does it feel after two years of planning to be on the precipice? “I think more excitement, I don’t think we’re really nervous at all,” said Games manager ... Read More »

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Tigers forward drafted by Canadiens

By Charles Lefebvre on June 27th, 2015

Medicine Hat News A Medicine Hat Tigers forward has been selected in the 2015 NHL draft. Centre Matt Bradley was selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the fifth round, 131st overall during the entry draft held in Florida Saturday. In his first season with the Tigers, Bradley scored 17 goals and notched 23 assists in ... Read More »

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Coehoorn takes some swings for good cause

By Ryan McCracken on May 23rd, 2015

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken   It was a beautiful day for golf, and who better to share it with than Edmonton Eskimos wide receiver and former Hat High Mohawk Nate Coehoorn. The rising CFL star was joined by 28 league alumni Friday afternoon at the Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club for the 17th annual CFL Alumni golf ... Read More »

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Hat Sports Podcast Volume 28

By Sean Rooney on May 8th, 2015

In this special edition of the podcast, reporter Ryan McCracken and editor Sean Rooney talk about the day that was at the WHL bantam draft, where the Tigers chose Kamloops Junior Blazers Tier 1 forward Ryan Chyzowski with their first pick at 17th overall. As always we welcome feedback, including topic suggestions, guest suggestions and ... Read More »

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