June 21st, 2018

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Yuletide Spiel brings together all sorts of curlers

By Sean Rooney on December 28th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney From eight to 88, the casual to the serious, the Yuletide Spiel at the Medicine Hat Curling Club is a sporting holiday smorgasbord. On one sheet, there’s a team of juniors getting some extra ends in prior to playdowns next month in Calgary. A few sheets over a family plays together, having a ... Read More »

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Gerlach unlikely to have white Christmas

By Ryan McCracken on December 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers return to the ice Tuesday in search of a fifth straight victory when the Calgary Hitmen come to town, but for now they’re enjoying some well-deserved time away from the rink. While many of the team’s players returned to their respective hometowns across Alberta and British Columbia, Texan sniper ... Read More »

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Charity game raises more than $12,000

By Ryan McCracken on December 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken There was no shortage of Christmas spirit Friday night at the Canalta Centre. More than $12,000 was raised for the Medicine Hat Food Bank by the time the puck hit the ice for the Linden Cup Christmas Classic charity hockey game, and Canucks captain Keith Gronning says it’s more than they ever could ... Read More »

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Coehoorn’s Corner: Time to look back and smile at what we accomplished in 2016

By Medicine Hat News on December 23rd, 2016

It’s that time of year again! The hustle and bustle of last minute Christmas shopping, the decorating, the family time, the Christmas movies, and the relaxation that comes from a potential break from work/school; it’s the Christmas season! This is a time of year that we look back at all that we have done or ... Read More »

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A proud Olympian: Watson finally home, shares her story and donates for local track society

By Medicine Hat News on December 23rd, 2016

Medicine Hat News Home after a monumental year capped at the Olympics, Sage Watson was greeted with multiple standing ovations as she shared her story at the Family Leisure Centre Thursrday. While up-and-coming athletes trained on the track above her, the sprint and hurdles specialist who grew up in Seven Persons was centre stage in ... Read More »

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Talons put it all together in win

By Ryan McCracken on December 23rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Eagle Butte Talons basketball team will have an especially light conscience entering the holiday break after Thursday’s drubbing of the Crescent Heights Vikings. Kamille Surta led the way with 16 points to push Eagle Butte to a 73-47 Southeast Basketball Conference victory, and Talons head coach Mark Heinricks says it’s a fantastic ... Read More »

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Busy week in hoops

By Medicine Hat News on December 22nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News Hat High’s boys basketball teams are in the midst of a busy final week before Christmas. The Mohawks were in Raymond Tuesday night where, according to the Southern Alberta High School Basketball League website, both their junior and varsity teams lost to the Comets. In varsity play Raymond won 89-76, with five ... Read More »

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Hurricanes leapfrog Tigers

By Sean Rooney on December 22nd, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Lethbridge won the battle for last place, but both they and the South East Athletic Club midget AAA hockey teams are hoping for a big finish to get them into the playoffs. The Hurricanes killed off eight Tigers power plays in a 4-0 win at the Medicine Hat Arena Wednesday, leapfrogging their Highway ... Read More »

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Ringette: Avs rule the roost in under-19 league play

By Medicine Hat News on December 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News There’s a race for second and a race to stay out of last place, but Medicine Hat’s under-19 ringette team isn’t in either of them. After another couple victories at the Kinplex Saturday, the Avalanche are comfortably in first in their Ringette Calgary League division. Medicine Hat beat Calgary Northwest Surge 5-2 ... Read More »

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Tigers toppled by top team in division

By Medicine Hat News on December 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News December ended on a low note for the South East Athletic Club midget 15-year-old hockey team. At Lethbridge Tuesday, the Tigers fell 7-1 to the host Hurricanes. It was their sixth loss in a row. Jacob Milne had the lone goal for South East, while Dawsen Savage made 41 saves. The Tigers ... Read More »

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