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Rebels get key victory

By Ryan McCracken on March 15th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Red Deer Rebels worked fast to ensure the Medicine Hat Tigers couldn’t dig in their claws for another third-period comeback Tuesday night at the Canalta Centre. Brandon Hagel, Austin Glover, Evan Polei and Michael Spacek all scored on just seven shots in the third to cap off a revolving door evening for ... Read More »

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Cross that one off the bucket list

By Scott Schmidt on March 14th, 2017

I played on the same ice, at the same time, as Stephane Richer. That would probably be OK for any hockey fan to cross off their bucket list, but when you’re a life-long Habs fan and he was once your favourite player not named Patrick Roy, it’s just about the coolest thing you could ever ... Read More »

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Colts boys take South Zone title

By Medicine Hat News on March 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Four Medicine Hat high school basketball teams are going to provincials this week, but only one as a South Zone champion. The McCoy Colts boys already had a ticket to 3A provincials as the hosts, but cemented their spot with a gutsy 85-82 win over WR Myers Saturday night. At McCoy, the ... Read More »

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Attack fifth at provincials

By Medicine Hat News on March 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News They hadn’t lost often all season, but Medicine Hat’s Attack ringette team weren’t able to keep up that hot pace at provincials. The under-14 A team went 3-2 at Lethbridge this past weekend, winding up fifth in the tournament. “It was a tough tourney weekend but I think the girls took some ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Semis the limit for a few teams

By Medicine Hat News on March 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The semifinals were as far as any Medicine Hat-based hockey team got this past weekend in their respective league playoffs. Whether it was midget, bantam or peewee AA, or the minor midget South East Athletic Club Tigers, a lot of players sat in dressing rooms for the last time with their teams. ... Read More »

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Hat High’s McNaughton tops the charts at ASAA wrestling finals

By Sean Rooney on March 14th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Nolan McNaughton didn’t lose a single wrestling match this high school season. The Grade 10 Hat High student capped it off with a gold medal at Alberta Schools Athletic Association provincials this past weekend in Calgary. “It makes me way more confident in myself,” McNaughton said of claiming top spot in the 47 ... Read More »

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Central champions

By Ryan McCracken on March 13th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken One year ago the Medicine Hat Tigers were fighting for their playoff lives. Now, with three games left in the regular season, they’ve clinched their first Central Division title since 2007. For Tigers head coach and general manager Shaun Clouston, this pair of facts are closely related. In fact, he believes one wouldn’t ... Read More »

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Wagner finally clinches Men’s Bonspiel title in third straight final

By Ryan McCracken on March 13th, 2017

Medicine Hat News After losing in back-to-back finals at the Medicine Hat Curling Club’s Men’s Bonspiel, Kyle Wagner’s team finally reigned supreme. Thirty-two teams took part, but it was Wagner’s foursome, including teammates Corey Perrin, Jason Kunz and Greg Sjolie who took the A event title with a narrow win over Leon Moch’s squad on ... Read More »

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Rattlers come all the way back to clinch bronze medal at national championship

By Ryan McCracken on March 13th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers may have opened the Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association championship on a horrific note, but they dug in their heels and managed to head home with a bronze medal in hand after a five-set win over the host Fanshawe Falcons, (25-20, 22-25, 23-25, 25-23, 21-19). Rattlers head coach Mark ... Read More »

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Arena of dreams: Local hockey fans relish the chance to skate with stars

By Ryan McCracken on March 13th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Love them or hate them, there’s no denying the storied history of the Montreal Canadiens. It’s what made Saturday’s Canadiens Alumni Tour matchup against the local Medicine Hat Blues at the Canalta Centre such a spectacle to behold — with the former Habs in attendance boasting more Stanley Cup rings to their credit ... Read More »

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