November 14th, 2018

Local Sports

Experienced Rattlers still underdogs

By Sean Rooney on March 1st, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney A year ago they were a relatively young team being fed to the lions of the north. This time around, Medicine Hat College’s women’s basketball team is still the underdog. But they’re not going to be intimidated when they face the NAIT Ooks Thursday in a conference quarter-final at Lethbridge College. “We were ... Read More »

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Hynes, Lacroix both victorious at boxing card in Montana

By Medicine Hat News on March 1st, 2017

Medicine Hat News It was two bouts, two wins for Medicine Hat Boxing Club members south of the border Saturday. At Ft. Belnap, Mont. for the Native Golden Gloves, both Josh Hynes and Janick Lacroix scored victories as they continue to pile up W’s. Hynes got past Marani Hale of Minot, N.D. in a 152-pound ... Read More »

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Bulldogs do well at huge indoor track meet

By Sean Rooney on February 28th, 2017

Medicine Hat News At one of the biggest track meets they’ll ever compete in, several Medicine Hat athletes proved they belong in an elite field. Three Bulldogs Track and Field Club members were in Idaho earlier this month for the Simplot Games, where more than 1,500 high school athletes make it the highest attended indoor ... Read More »

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Youth volleyball team first at tournament in Calgary

By Sean Rooney on February 28th, 2017

Medicine Hat News When it comes to youth volleyball, Medicine Hat and area girls continue to be among the best in Alberta. The South East Alberta Volleyball Club sent four under-14 teams to Calgary for a provincial club tournament this past weekend, which is remarkable enough in itself. More remarkable? The Rattlers Black squad won ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Playoff season is here

By Sean Rooney on February 28th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Playoffs have already started for some teams and are on the horizon for others in minor hockey. The South East Alberta Club Tigers midget 15-year-old team got a preview of their post-season with two road games in Red Deer. On Saturday the Tigers fell 4-3 to the TBS Chiefs, then on Sunday ... Read More »

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League hoops titles to be decided this week

By Medicine Hat News on February 28th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Local high school basketball playoffs take place this week, but the league website isn’t exactly forthcoming with details. The Southeast Basketball Conference – http://www.southeastbball.weebly.com – lists a generic set of what seeds from the regular season are supposed to play off, but no times, locations or even specific teams were shown in ... Read More »

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Oyen’s Jones among inductees to Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

By Medicine Hat News on February 28th, 2017

Tijana Martin Lethbridge Herald LETHBRIDGE The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is celebrating its 60th anniversary, and two men who have made the southern Alberta sports community richer will be inducted. Events took place throughout the province on Monday to announce the team and 11 individuals who will be inducted during a banquet ... Read More »

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Unforgettable: Bullion blanks Brandon to cap off Lysiak night

By Ryan McCracken on February 27th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Tom Lysiak night went off without a hitch Saturday at the Canalta Centre. The Medicine Hat Tigers honoured a franchise legend by lifting Lysiak’s No. 9 to the rafters prior to puck drop in a heartfelt ceremony, then jumped all over the Brandon Wheat Kings in a 4-0victory. “It was a great night,” ... Read More »

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Rattlers basketball teams both into playoffs

By Ryan McCracken on February 27th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s basketball team avoided having to use the tiebreaker card Saturday in Calgary. While they clinched the post-season Friday, Medicine Hat’s 79-69 victory over the Ambrose Lions put the Rattlers a decisive two points ahead of the Red Deer Queens for the final spot at the Alberta ... Read More »

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Rattlers make history but fall short of primary goal

By Ryan McCracken on February 27th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com  @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s volleyball team made history this weekend at the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference championship in Red Deer, but still fell short of their primary goal. The Rattlers became the first men’s volleyball team in the college’s history to earn a berth into the Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association ... Read More »

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