June 26th, 2019

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Tigers’ first-round pick Bjorklund has huge opportunity ahead

By Ryan McCracken on May 11th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Garin Bjorklund knows he was drafted to the right place. The 15-year-old Calgary Bisons goaltender was selected by the Medicine Hat Tigers at 21st overall in the WHL bantam draft last week and stands a considerable chance to crack the roster in the 2018-19 season. While he’s still riding high on the emotions ... Read More »

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Slice of the Game: What to do with the other 97 per cent of your round

By Medicine Hat News on May 11th, 2017

If I told you a specific skill only amounted to three per cent of your next round of golf, how hard would you focus on improving it? Virtually every one of you would agree that focussing on the other 97 per cent with all your heart would be the best way to spend your time. ... Read More »

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Waves, Marlins off to provincials

By Medicine Hat News on May 10th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Another member each from the Medicine Hat Waves and Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club have qualified for the Southern Alberta Provincials later this swim season. Waves’ Taigan Walker, 11, is the ninth from her club to earn qualifying times, going fast in Lethbridge this past weekend. The Marlins’ Samantha Hunt did the same. ... Read More »

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Hodgins finishes strong, wins junior golf event in Lethbridge

By Medicine Hat News on May 10th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Trailing the leader by four strokes and entering a final round in some nasty conditions, Medicine Hat’s Ryan Hodgins kept his composure. A final-round 72 Sunday at Lethbridge’s Paradise Canyon Golf Resort did more than make up the gap — it won him the bantam boys division at the Maple Leaf Junior ... Read More »

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Two dozen medals for Salta gymnasts in Okotoks

By Medicine Hat News on May 10th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Salta Gymnastics Club sent athlete after athlete to the podium in Okotoks this past weekend. At the Mountain Magic Invitational, a total of 19 Salta gymnasts won a combined 24 medals. In Level 6, Hannah Round wound up third overall with a third-place uneven bar score of 9.100 her best on an ... Read More »

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Gymnasts fared well at meet in Moose Jaw

By Medicine Hat News on May 10th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Redcliff’s Twist and Flip Gymnastics went to Moose Jaw recently for an invitational meet, scoring a bunch of medals. At the Gymtastiks Spring Has Sprung Invitational April 29, four athletes all had medals. Lily Gladu recovered from a first-attempt fall to win Level 7 vault. Lucia Van Nierkerk took gold on Level ... Read More »

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Games registration opens

By Tim Kalinowski on May 10th, 2017

tkalinowski@medicinehatnews.com @MHNTimKal Southern Alberta Summer Games regional directors for Medicine Hat and Cypress County were out taking in the local pickleball action Tuesday morning at the Strathcona Centre to spread the word about the importance of the annual games, and to try to entice local seniors to sign up to represent their home communities at ... Read More »

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Hatter fifth at fivepin nationals

By Medicine Hat News on May 10th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It’s been an exciting couple of months for Medicine Hat bowler Alexander Young. The teenager almost made the playoff round at his first ever men’s provincials last month, and this past weekend came within a win of medalling at Youth Bowling Council nationals in Gatineau, Que. Young, representing Alberta in the senior ... Read More »

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FAME: More females getting out to one-day events

By Medicine Hat News on May 10th, 2017

With longer days and warmer weather fast approaching, there are many people who consider participating in local sports leagues and fitness events in our community. According to the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity, when moms are active in sport, their daughters are 22 per cent more likely to ... Read More »

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Lacrosse: Bantam teams on collision course

By Medicine Hat News on May 9th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It might be that the best competition for Medicine Hat’s two bantam lacrosse teams is each other. The Sun Devils each played Claresholm’s Rockmen on Saturday, with equally one-sided results. One game was a 16-0 score, with Tyler Broesky’s hat trick complimented by two-goal games from Kayden Devins, Lyndon Milnthorp, Reece Robinson ... Read More »

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