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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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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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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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Under-14 teams do well in Calgary

By Medicine Hat News on November 9th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Two Medicine Hat under-14 ringette teams had strong weekends, one in tournament play while the other continues to clean house in their league. At Calgary, the Vortex got all the way to the final of the Northwest Ringette Rumble. The under-14 B team went 2-2, with both of their losses coming 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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Inside the CFL: All-West final looking more and more possible

By Medicine Hat News on November 8th, 2016

Imagine the Battle of Alberta being fought in Toronto on Nov. 27. It could happen if the Edmonton Eskimos make history by becoming the first crossover team to represent the East in the Grey Cup. The crossover was introduced 30 years ago because Eastern teams were making the playoffs with pathetic records while their much ... Read More »

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Talons tuned up for playoffs

By Medicine Hat News on November 8th, 2016

Medicine Hat News With the regular season finished and league playoffs tonight and tomorrow, a bunch of area varsity volleyball teams headed to Strathmore for one final tune-up. Eagle Butte’s girls head into tonight’s playoff tournament at Crescent Heights riding a gold medal finish in Strathmore. They beat Springbank 2-1 (25-19, 9-25, 15-6) in Saturday’s ... Read More »

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Dawgs earn unique sweep in volleyball

By Medicine Hat News on November 8th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Notre Dame Academy already had a sterling reputation in Medicine Hat junior high athletics, but the Dawgs upped the ante this past week. For the first time ever, one school swept all four city volleyball championships. Both the boys and girls A and B divisions went Notre Dame’s way. The improbable sweep ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Bantam tournament coming up

By Medicine Hat News on November 8th, 2016

Medicine Hat News A couple weeks out from the Hockey Hounds Major Bantam Hockey Tournament, the host team met up with one of the teams they’ll see there. It did not go well. The South East Athletic Club Tigers suffered a 17-1 loss at the Medicine Hat Arena Sunday to the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers. Conner ... Read More »

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