November 21st, 2019

Local Sports

Inside the CFL: Underdogs ruled in division semifinals Sunday

By Medicine Hat News on November 12th, 2019

The CFL has a panel of experts who predict the outcomes of games. None of them picked the Bombers over Calgary and only a couple thought the Eskimos had a chance in Montreal. Last week I wrote, “If Harris is hot and they keep their noses clean, Edmonton can move on to Hamilton. Big ifs. ... Read More »

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Wild comeback earns Vikings playoff win

By Medicine Hat News on November 12th, 2019

A huge comeback propelled the Crescent Heights Vikings to the semifinal round of their high school football playoffs. Now, they’re facing the same task the team they beat did; but at least they know the impossible is possible this time of year. “I challenged our guys and told them that in provincial football, you have ... Read More »

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Clouston tops Tigers in first meeting since being let go

By Ryan McCracken on November 9th, 2019

Shaun Clouston won the battle of the bench bosses on Saturday night at the Sandman Centre. The former Medicine Hat Tigers head coach exacted a bit of revenge against the team that let him go in the off-season by picking up a 7-3 victory behind the bench of the Kamloops Blazers in the only game ... Read More »

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Russians repeat for gold at World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

By Ryan McCracken on November 9th, 2019

Team Russia climbed back to the top of the world on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre.  After settling for a single victory in the round robin stage, the Russians rallied back into the final and gutted out a 6-2 victory over Team U.S.A. to clinch their second consecutive World Under-17 Hockey Challenge championship. “It’s ... Read More »

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Czechs upset Canada for bronze

By Ryan McCracken on November 9th, 2019

The Czech Republic clawed their way onto the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge podium on Saturday at the Canalta Centre. Despite being the only team to make it through the round robin without a victory, the Czechs rallied to shock the world with a series of upsets — punctuated with a 3-2 overtime victory against Team Canada ... Read More »

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Mickey gets bye to finals in Dubai

By Medicine Hat News on November 9th, 2019

Sarah Mickey is one good throw away from spot on the World Para Athletics Championship podium. The 21-year-old from Redcliff was initially slated to make her debut in Dubai for Sunday’s para discus qualifying round, but announced via social media Friday that she earned a bye into next week’s final. “Stoked to announce that I’ve ... Read More »

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Vikings ready for Cavs

By Medicine Hat News on November 9th, 2019

For the first time in four years, the Crescent Heights Vikings are back in the provincial football playoff hunt. Even better, they’re at home, hungry for a win and facing an opponent that lucked in to its spot. “The guys are excited, it’s the first provincial playoff game we’ve played in for a couple years ... Read More »

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Watson drops in on Panthers practice

By Medicine Hat News on November 9th, 2019

Sage Watson dropped by the Family Leisure Centre Wednesday to pay a surprise visit to the Medicine Hat Panthers Track and Field Club. The 25-year-old Seven Persons product was one of the first members of the local club and has gone on to an Olympic and professional hurdling career. Panthers coach Sonya Brown says it’s ... Read More »

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Muir has big night in lopsided win

By Medicine Hat News on November 9th, 2019

Medicine Hat College’s women’s basketball team had everything working Friday night. On home court the Rattlers got out to a big lead and cruised to a 70-41 win over the SAIT Trojans, getting back to the .500 mark for the season. Fifth-year guard Morgan Muir had her highest-scoring game in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference ... Read More »

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Rattai takes over as Mavericks head coach

By Medicine Hat News on November 9th, 2019

Nolan Rattai is used to turning double plays on the baseball diamond. Less than three months removed from the end of his on-field career, he’s already turned one in the office. The 23-year-old was named head coach of the Medicine Hat Mavericks Friday, adding to the role he gained as assistant general manager in August. ... Read More »

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