October 19th, 2018

Local Sports

Seniors shoot, swim, hit at Huntsman World Senior Games

By Sean Rooney on October 17th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Medicine Hat’s contingent didn’t make up a lot of the 10,000-plus athletes at the Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George, Utah, but they did earn a raft of medals. Swimmers, archers, softball players and even a racquetball player with roots in the Gas City travelled to the massive event which began last ... Read More »

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Tigers send Watson back to Delta team

By None on October 17th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Less than a week after one player left asking for a trade, the Medicine Hat Tigers have decided to reduce their roster even further. The Tigers announced Tuesday that 16-year-old defenceman Ryan Watson has been reassigned, presumably back to the Delta Hockey Academy in his hometown in B.C. Watson had 19 points ... Read More »

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FAME: Girls, can you touch your toes?

By None on October 17th, 2018

Many school and sporting associations have kicked off again after a break over the summer, and while not all seasons are in full swing yet, movement assessment of female athletes pre-season should be a priority after summer break. Coaches and parents may have noticed that some of their female athletes have grown several inches over ... Read More »

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Wind the biggest challenge early at CCAA golf finals

By Sean Rooney on October 17th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Score with the wind at your back and survive the rest seemed to be the prevailing wisdom at Desert Blume Golf Club Tuesday. In the opening round of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association’s championships, only three players managed to break par in warm, bustling conditions typical in the coulee. “It was a big ... Read More »

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Departed Tiger not asked to leave

By Ryan McCracken on October 16th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Gary Haden’s bags were packed when he arrived at the Canalta Centre Thursday morning. While the Medicine Hat Tigers forward told the News in a text Sunday evening that he “asked for a trade on Thursday morning and was told to go home Thursday afternoon,” the team refuted the claim that he was ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Hat’s Crawford hopes for Grey Cup berth as Tiger-Cats on the rise

By None on October 16th, 2018

“Yeah, that’s the plan. It’d be awesome. My parents already have a room booked, so the pressure’s on and I’ve got to get it going.” So said former Crescent Heights Viking and current Hamilton Tiger-Cat Aaron Crawford, contemplating playing for the Grey Cup on Nov. 25 in Edmonton. He believes he’s a member of an ... Read More »

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Mohawks baseball team splits wekeend at Kelowna event

By None on October 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Hat High’s baseball program hasn’t gone into hibernation quite yet. The Mohawks were in Kelowna this past weekend while the weather’s still amiable, getting in four games. On Friday they beat a host Central Okanagan team 5-2. Ashtyn Street got the win on the mound, with Jack Didack coming in for the ... Read More »

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Minor Hockey: SEAC teams have both started seasons well

By None on October 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Both Southeast Athletic Club Tigers teams have started their respective seasons with positive results. The midget 15-year-old SEAC team is now 3-1-1 after recording a tie and a win. They drew the Calgary Stampeders 2-2 Saturday night at Hockey Hounds, then went on the road Sunday and beat Calgary’s Rangers 5-3. Jarred ... Read More »

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College nationals arrives at Blume

By None on October 16th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney The signs are up, the volunteers are everywhere and the golfers are ready for the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association’s championship at Desert Blume. Athletes got through a practice round Monday under near-perfect conditions, with the host Medicine Hat College Rattlers a bit stunned considering they’ve had practices snowed out over the past month. ... Read More »

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Vikings reach finals, raise money at home tournament

By None on October 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Crescent Heights’ girls volleyball teams had a successful tournament on the weekend, measured not only by what they did between the lines. The Vikings raised $1,800 for cancer research with their pink-themed charity pitch, then went out and made the finals both in junior and varsity divisions. In the varsity division Eagle ... Read More »

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