July 23rd, 2018

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Inside the CFL: Stampeders, Redblacks have some decent Grey Cup history together

By Medicine Hat News on November 23rd, 2016

On their first try, the Calgary Stampeders won the Grey Cup in 1948 over the Ottawa Rough Riders, the final victory in an undefeated season. They lost 20 years later to an Ottawa team many would rank with the elite. Formed in 1945 by the legendary Dean Griffing, Calgary made it to the big game ... Read More »

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Healthy Tigers start road trip with sixth straight win

By Medicine Hat News on November 23rd, 2016

Medicine Hat News Make it six wins in a row for the Medicine Hat Tigers. At Moose Jaw Tuesday, the Tigers kept coming in waves at the Warriors, getting production from throughout their lineup in a 6-3 win. Medicine Hat outshot Moose Jaw 45-27, getting goals from six different players and two points from just ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Burris frustrated as ever over perceived lack of recognition

By Medicine Hat News on November 22nd, 2016

The Lord said to Thomas, “See and believe.” The great Henry Burris has been bedeviled by doubting Thomases throughout his CFL career. The Oklahoma native signed with Calgary in 1998, third on the depth chart behind Jeff Garcia and Dave Dickenson. He stepped in for the injured Dickenson in 1999 and performed well before tearing ... Read More »

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Volleyball MVP’s, all-stars named

By Medicine Hat News on November 22nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News It might be the first year in a long, long time —perhaps ever —that no Medicine Hat-area high school volleyball teams are going to provincials. So maybe it was appropriate that the local league’s windup party was held in Brooks Monday, also unheard of in recent memory. Medicine Hat News archives show ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Tigers bounce back with win on home ice

By Medicine Hat News on November 22nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News The best antidote for a lopsided loss was a quick turnaround and home ice for the South East Athletic Club midget 15-year-old Tigers. After losing 9-0 in Calgary Saturday to the Canucks, the Tigers were able to leave the result in the past and earn a 7-4 win over the Calgary Bruins ... Read More »

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Youth curling camp a hive of activity, energy

By Sean Rooney on November 22nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News Cheryl Bernard has some good memories of Medicine Hat. She made some more and ensured 150 kids made some of their own Saturday. The skip of Canada’s 2010 Olympic curling silver medalists told stories, taught some lessons and posed for dozens of photos at the Medicine Hat Curling Club at her School ... Read More »

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Swimmers speed to medals

By Medicine Hat News on November 22nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was a busy weekend for local swimmers as the Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club hosted its annual Skin Technologies Marlin Marquee at the Family Leisure Centre. Nearly 200 swimmers, including dozens from the two local clubs, participated in the event. Unsurprisingly, the medal totals for the Marins and Medicine Hat Waves were ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: City of Toronto boasts illustrious Grey Cup history

By Medicine Hat News on November 21st, 2016

Sunday’s 104th Grey Cup marks the 48th time it will be played in our biggest city. The first was played there in 1909 when the University of Toronto defeated Toronto Parkdale 26-20. Between 1911 and 1957, Toronto Grey Cups were played at Varsity Stadium, capacity 27,000-plus. From 1959 to 1982, Exhibition Stadium was the venue, ... Read More »

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Upsets abound: Colts, Talons come up short in girls volleyball zone championships

By Ryan McCracken on November 21st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The McCoy Colts and Eagle Butte Talons girls volleyball teams suffered a pair of stingers in the semifinals of Saturday’s Alberta Schools Athletics Association 3A zone championships at Crescent Heights High School. The pair of local favourites both fell short of the final, and thus a ticket to the provincial championships, but Talons ... Read More »

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Rattlers dethrone Kings

By Ryan McCracken on November 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Kings have been defeated. The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s basketball team became the first team to deliver a loss to the Red Deer Kings Saturday thanks in part to a commanding 22-4 first-quarter lead. Michael Farion had 21 points for Medicine Hat in the win, while Pietro de Andrade put ... Read More »

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