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Plenty of silver lining

By Sean Rooney on May 2nd, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney By the way his coach sees it, it took some stereotypical shady judging to deny Janick Lacroix a national title. That said, boxing can be pretty subjective, and Kerry Fahlman knows his prodige has the potential to be in plenty more finals. “I don’t like making excuses,” said Fahlman, back from Boxing Canada’s ... Read More »

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Colts topple Talons

By Medicine Hat News on May 2nd, 2017

Medicine Hat News In exhibition high school baseball Monday the Monsignor McCoy Colts’ varsity team earned a 16-3 decision over the Eagle Butte Talons. Jack Suhai went 2-for-4 with a double and 4 RBI for the Colts, while Caiden Anheliger went 3-for-3. Keon Vereschagin was the winning pitcher at Athletic Park... Read More »

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Hat team fifth in round robin at national bowling

By Medicine Hat News on May 2nd, 2017

Medicine Hat News A team of bowlers from Medicine Hat fell short of the playoffs at the five-pin Inter-Provincial Championship in Calgary this past weekend. Bernie Greenfield, Dennis Porth, John Szola and Joey Christman combined to score 5,627 points in the two-day event at the Chinook Bowladrome, but this being a pins over average competition ... Read More »

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Lacrosse: All teams earn at least a win on the weekend

By Medicine Hat News on May 2nd, 2017

Medicine Hat News Minor lacrosse season has begun with teams in all age groups earning victories already. But when it’s Medicine Hat against Medicine Hat, somebody has to lose. That was the bad news in Saturday’s novice game at the Family Leisure Centre. The Novice 2 team beat their Novice 1 counterparts 10-2, led by ... Read More »

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Home sweet home: Hat’s Heninger leads Rage to 25-21 WWCFL win over Steel at Methanex Bowl

By Ryan McCracken on May 1st, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken There’s no place like home, and it showed on Saturday afternoon at the Methanex Bowl. Hat High alumnus Becky Heninger shouldered her Calgary Rage to a 25-21 comeback victory over the Lethbridge Steel to kick off the Western Women’s Canadian Football League season on neutral ground. But for Heninger, it’s a place she’s ... Read More »

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Mohawks silence Red Sox

By Ryan McCracken on May 1st, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Pitching can be the difference between a close game and a blowout, and that’s exactly what happened Saturday afternoon at Jeffries Field. Dylan Koenig and the Hat High Mohawks kept the Maple Creek Red Sox at bay with some stellar work on the rubber before blowing a close game wide open on a ... Read More »

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Sun Devils surge to third straight victory

By Ryan McCracken on May 1st, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Sun Devils are right where they want to be. After opening the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League Tier 2 junior B season with back-to-back losses, the Sun Devils surged to winning record with three straight victories — capped off by Sunday’s 9-5 win over the Lacoka Locos at The Arena. “It’s ... Read More »

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Pats to take on Thunderbirds for WHLcrown

By Ryan McCracken on May 1st, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Regina Pats have punched their ticket to the WHL final for the first time in 33 years. Jeff de Wit and Austin Wagner struck twice in one minute flat to break open a tie game in the third period and send the Lethbridge Hurricanes packing with a 7-4 victory in Game ... Read More »

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Hurricanes to face elimination for a fifth time after loss to Pats

By Ryan McCracken on April 29th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Lethbridge Hurricanes will face elimination when the WHL’s Eastern Conference final shifts back to the Windy City on Sunday. But they’ve been here before. The Hurricanes have already side-stepped elimination four times in the post-season, starting with a 3-1 series comeback over the Red Deer Rebels before holding off the Medicine ... Read More »

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No easy answers

By Ryan McCracken on April 29th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It was a heartbreaking finish to the year for the Medicine Hat Tigers, but the off-season could prove to be even harder. Lethbridge Hurricanes captain Tyler Wong snuffed out Medicine Hat’s dreams of a sixth Ed Chynoweth Cup with a shorthanded goal in overtime of Game 7 in the WHL’s Eastern Conference semifinal ... Read More »

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