April 20th, 2019

Local Sports

Tigers’ first coach Shupe dies at 89

By SEAN ROONEY on April 13th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com@MHNRooney No matter what Jack Shupe did, hockey always came back for him. And he was always there for hockey. The legendary first coach of the Medicine Hat Tigers died of an apparent heart attack Wednesday at the age of 89. He leaves a legacy of friends, family and former players who remembered him fondly. ... Read More »

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Junior high badminton tourney lives up to its name

By Medicine Hat News on April 13th, 2019

If it isn’t the biggest badminton tournament in Alberta, or perhaps beyond, it’s got to be up there. With 669 athletes playing 1,079 matches Friday and Saturday, Medicine Hat’s Mega Tournament is a hive of activity. “This year we’ve increased the games,” said Curt Moll, the athletic director at St. Mary’s School which co-runs the ... Read More »

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Segall Says: Nutrition the focus of final coaching mentorship session at college

By Kristina Segall on April 12th, 2019

Monday was the last of five sessions of the Female Coach Development Mentorship Program. The focus of the last session was on sports nutrition and how it directly correlates to an athlete’s performance. Athletes put additional stress on their bodies when competing, which can make them more susceptible to illness, especially when in a team ... Read More »

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Wide margins for winning teams Thursday

By Medicine Hat News on April 12th, 2019

Monsignor McCoy’s Colts rebounded after a big loss to deliver a one-sided decision of their own Thursday. At their home diamond, the Colts’ baseball team beat Eagle Butte 12-2 in six innings due to the mercy rule. It came two days after a 20-2 loss to Hat High. After the Talons put up a run ... Read More »

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Pair of Mohawks named to Football Canada Cup roster

By Medicine Hat News on April 12th, 2019

It was a good weekend for Medicine Hat football players in Calgary. Following the announcement of six Gas City athletes chosen to play in the annual Senior Bowl game, Football Alberta had more happy news for two more Hat High Mohawks on Wednesday. Receiver Elic Ayomanor and linebacker Piercen Meier have made the cut for ... Read More »

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Heading south to get a look: Tigers’ Clouston to coach at prospects camp

By SEAN ROONEY on April 12th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com@MHNRooney For the record, Shaun Clouston would like to be anywhere but California this weekend. The Medicine Hat Tigers head coach and general manager is south of the border for the second year in a row helping coach the WHL’s U.S. Prospects Camp, putting 14- and 15-year-olds through their paces in Orange County. But he’d ... Read More »

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Doubles teams take advantage of familiarity

By SEAN ROONEY on April 11th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com@MHNRooney When Tristan Duchscherer’s dad says he and mixed doubles badminton partner Lexie Waldbauer act like an old married couple, it can be taken one of two ways. On one hand, adults love to mess with the younger generation. On the other, it’s quite a compliment for a team looking to get back to provincials ... Read More »

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Slice of the Game: Trio of ways to fix your stance at set-up

By Trevor Moore on April 11th, 2019

A good golf swing begins with a good stance and set-up position. Is yours up to par? I address player posture on the lesson tee daily. A player’s posture – specifically spine position – is the axis for the general rotary movement produced by the golf swing itself. If your posture is poor, so too ... Read More »

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Mohawks hang with tough F.P. Walshe side

By SEAN ROONEY on April 11th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com@MHNRooney The chances were there for Hat High’s varsity boys rugby team, but there was no shame in their 10-0 loss Wednesday to Fort Macleod’s F.P. Walshe United. In the first week of league play, and with numerous first-timers on the pitch at the Methanex Bowl, the Mohawks knew they were facing tough opposition. “They’ve ... Read More »

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Local volleyball team aims high

By SEAN ROONEY on April 10th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com@MHNRooney They started higher on the food chain, and the South East Alberta Volleyball Club’s 16-under Rattlers Black girls team hopes they can finish higher than last year too. Considering their final spot in the province in 2018 was fourth in the top tier – something nearly unheard of from a club outside of Calgary ... Read More »

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