June 24th, 2017

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Surprises highlight opening day of girls volleyball zone championships

By Sean Rooney on November 19th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It was a day of surprises at the South Zone 3A girls volleyball championships, but in the end the pre-tournament favourites moved on. Both local league champion Monsignor McCoy and runner-up Eagle Butte were upset in their opening matches at Crescent Heights High School, then had to fight for every point in lengthy ... Read More »

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Off night: Rattlers men’s volleyball team struggles in three-set loss to SAIT

By Sean Rooney on November 19th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Following an ugly loss and 20 minutes’ worth of meetings between players and coaches, Mark Porter had the look Friday night of a coach who hopes he’s seeing a blip on the radar. The Medicine Hat College men’s volleyball team fell 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-17) to the visiting SAIT Trojans, unable to recover ... Read More »

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Rattlers hoops squad rolls over Broncos

By Ryan McCracken on November 19th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s basketball team picked up an 89-76 victory over the Broncos Friday at Olds College to work their way back up to .500 after being forced to forfeit their first two wins of the Alberta College Athletics Conference season due to use of an ineligible player. Guard ... Read More »

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Pursuing excellence: Kelowna-based bantam squad boasts trip of high ranking prospects

By Ryan McCracken on November 19th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The name Kyle Crnkovic has been circulating the stands of Medicine Hat’s arena’s since the puck dropped on the 44th annual Hockey Hounds Major Bantam Tournament Thursday — and he’s not even the only member of his team being noted as potential early-round picks in the next WHL bantam draft. Spokane Chiefs southern ... Read More »

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Athletes shined at Karate-Do

By Medicine Hat News on November 18th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Plenty of Medicine Hat clubs were at the Karate-Do Academy Medicine Hat Open tournament this past Saturday, including the YMCA Fudokan group. Fudokan’s 14 athletes combined for six gold, four silver and 11 bronze medals at the one-day event. No other club’s results were received. Leading the way for the YMCA was ... Read More »

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Fischer proving to be a pest and point producer

By Ryan McCracken on November 18th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Whether his gloves are on or off, Zach Fischer is making a difference. The 19-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers winger has made his presence known in the WHL since returning to the ice with a bigger body this season. With 55 penalty minutes (most in the league) and 19 points through his first 19 ... Read More »

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Lots of support for national tourney

By Sean Rooney on November 18th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It’ll be a trial by fire for the home team at next year’s Little League majors Canadian championships right off the bat, but at least there’s no doubting they’ll have plenty of support. Medicine Hat drew B.C. as its first-day opponent for the Aug. 2-12, 2017 event, part of a fundraising evening including ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Don’t let your communication gather moss

By Medicine Hat News on November 18th, 2016

You can’t always get what you want isn’t only a solid line from an inspirational Rolling Stones song, but also a true statement about what we go through when we’re training and competing. Through all the highs, there are always lows, and sometimes it feels as though the world is working against us and we’re ... Read More »

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Exciting weekend for bantam hockey players with scouts watching

By Ryan McCracken on November 18th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken With scouts from every corner of the WHL watching from the stands, there’s plenty to get excited about this weekend for Medicine Hat’s Caleb Irvine. The 14-year-old South East Athletic Club Tigers defenceman took to the ice Thursday night to kick off the Medicine Hat Hockey Hounds 44th annual Major Bantam Hockey Tournament ... Read More »

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Zones start today

By Medicine Hat News on November 18th, 2016

Medicine Hat News League finals were fun and all, but now it’s win or the end of your season at the South Zone volleyball championships this weekend. Local varsity teams will aim to earn spots at provincials starting today in both Lethbridge and Medicine Hat. Crescent Heights will host the 3A girls tournament, while 3A ... Read More »

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