October 19th, 2018

Local Sports

Colts win on north side of gym

By Sean Rooney on October 10th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney The south side of the Crescent Heights gym was jinxed Tuesday night. As the host Vikings and rival Monsignor McCoy Colts’ varsity girls volleyball teams battled to a thrilling five-set finish, neither team could seem to wrap up a set unless they were playing on the north side of the net. The Colts ... Read More »

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Ringette: Mud Hens grab title at first tourney

By None on October 10th, 2018

Medicine Hat News While most of us were filling up on stuffing, two Medicine Hat ringette teams were in St. Albert for the 20th annual Turkey Ring tournament. And wouldn’t you know it, one of them gobbled up all comers en route to claiming their division’s title. The under-16 A Mud Hens went 4-0 in ... Read More »

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Lesko feels lucky to play

By Ryan McCracken on October 10th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Kent Lesko is ready for the chance of a lifetime. The Medicine Hat Rattlers athlete will represent his school as hosts of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association golf championship at Desert Blume from Oct. 15-19. As a mature student, playing in a college championship is an opportunity Lesko admits he thought had passed ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Bring on the stretch run

By None on October 9th, 2018

With Calgary’s 12-6 win over Les Larks at Percival Molson Stadium, the malediction (curse, for us unilinguals) has finally been lifted. It wasn’t easy. Going into yesterday’s game, the Stampeders had lost four straight at Montreal, their last win coming July 12, 2013. Since then, Montreal has won 33 regular season games, Calgary 69. The ... Read More »

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Bantams get tie against Lethbridge

By Ryan McCracken on October 9th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The bantam AAA South East Athletic Club Tigers parted the ice with a single point after a 1-1 tie with the Lethbridge Golden Hawks on Saturday at Hockey Hounds Arena — but they were far more concerned about the point they left behind. Dawson Seitz scored three minutes into the third period to ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Midget Hounds rebound in a big way after first league loss

By None on October 9th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The midget AA Hounds rebounded from their first loss of the South Central Alberta Hockey League season with a solid effort Sunday. After falling 3-2 at Lacombe to the Central Alberta Selects a day earlier, Medicine Hat came out flying in Red Deer, scored five unanswered at one point and won 7-3 ... Read More »

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Tigers split shutouts

By None on October 9th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers were involved in two shutouts on the holiday long weekend, but had to settle for a split. After Jordan Hollett’s 26-save blanking of the Tri-City Americans Saturday, Medicine Hat was held off the score sheet Monday in Cranbrook thanks to a 45-save performance by ex-Tiger Duncan McGovern. Hollett’s ... Read More »

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Playoffs hopes tumble after losses to Kodiaks

By None on October 9th, 2018

Medicine Hat News A tough loss Sunday in Lethbridge has left the Medicine Hat College men’s soccer team needing some help if they want to make the playoffs. The Rattlers fell 2-1 to the Kodiaks, who entered the game tied for third place in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference South Division. Now 4-4-1 and three ... Read More »

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Cubs get a key point in loss to Copperheads

By None on October 9th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Every point gets the Medicine Hat Cubs closer to where they want to be, so Saturday night’s last-minute goal in Coaldale was a big one. Although the junior B hockey team lost 4-3 in overtime to the Copperheads, Noah Irvine’s marker with 54 seconds left in the third period salvaged something from ... Read More »

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Hollett shuts out Americans

By Ryan McCracken on October 6th, 2018

The Medicine Hat Tigers strung together back-to-back victories for the first time this season with a 2-0 win over the Tri-City Americans on Saturday at the Toyota Center. Jordan Hollett stopped all 26 shots he faced to lock up his first shutout since joining the Tigers last off-season — and the third of his Western ... Read More »

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