September 24th, 2018

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Rockets, Winterhawks series gets fiesty over past two contests

By Medicine Hat News on April 15th, 2017

Medicine Hat News If the Kelowna Rockets managed to dispatch the Portland Winterhawks Friday —they led the series 3-1 but Game 5 wasn’t finished by press time —they’ll probably be glad it’s over. Injuries and suspensions marred the two games in Portland this week, with the WHL handing out seven games’ worth of suspensions and ... Read More »

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Coehoorn’s Corner: Sporting lessons will stay with you

By Medicine Hat News on April 15th, 2017

“What we do in life… echoes in eternity.” Most of you will recognize this quotation from the movie Gladiator. Now in this article I am not going to talk about getting ready to engage in war as was the scene in Gladiator where Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe) said this famous quote, but I am ... Read More »

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Tigers’ season on the line

By Ryan McCracken on April 15th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers have been pushed to the brink. An ugly bounce off the stick of Ty Schultz left the Tigers staring down a 5-4loss to the Lethbridge Hurricanes and a 3-2 deficit in the Eastern Conference semifinals on Friday night at the Canalta Centre. “It’s tough, but it’s a seven-game series ... Read More »

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Dyck, Lacroix both victorious in Montana

By Medicine Hat News on April 13th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The road to nationals took Janick Lacroix through the Montana Golden Gloves this past weekend, and he didn’t disappoint. The Medicine Hat Boxing Club junior had what coach Kerry Fahlman described as a tough match but was still victorious Saturday night in a 152-pound bout with Billings’ Shandon Tall White Man. Lacroix, ... Read More »

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Slice of the Game: Much ado about driver physics

By Medicine Hat News on April 13th, 2017

Welcome to the world of adjustable drivers. Custom fitting of clubs was traditionally a one-time situation. Players were fit at the point of purchase and things were then set and locked in for good. Now custom fitting has been taken to the next level with moveable and adjustable features on clubs. Adjustable technology has been ... Read More »

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Exchange student sure knows how to Nguyen

By Sean Rooney on April 13th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney The player in a bright blue and yellow shirt was hard to miss. “That guy’s barely breaking a sweat,” said one of the onlookers to Wednesday’s city high school badminton meet at Crescent Heights. Alas, it wasn’t for lack of effort. Hat High exchange student James Nguyen is just that much better than ... Read More »

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AMAC kids swim fast at Calgary meet

By Medicine Hat News on April 13th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The youngsters got their due when the Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club headed to Calgary this past weekend. At the University of Calgary Swim Club’s Dino Cup, only kids 11 years old and younger compete. Instead of medals, ribbons are handed out. It’s a low-pressure, fun event that still encourages the kids to ... Read More »

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Vikings, Colts put up W’s

By Medicine Hat News on April 13th, 2017

Medicine Hat News A couple runs here, a couple runs there and slowly but surely Hat High ran away with a 13-7 over Crescent Heights Tuesday at Athletic Park. Zach Stark’s 2-for-4 day at the plate included four key RBI as the Mohawks scored in every inning but the third, when the Vikings put up ... Read More »

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Dahlstrom nets OT winner on dominant night for Tigers, tying series

By Ryan McCracken on April 13th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken LETHBRIDGE The Medicine Hat Tigers finally got a chance to showcase their reputation as the WHL’s comeback kids on Wednesday night at the Enmax Centre. Chad Butcher and Max Gerlach combined to erase an early two-goal deficit before John Dahlstrom pulled the rug out in overtime to seal a 3-2 victory over the ... Read More »

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FAME: Spring basketball league a good way to get involved with female sports scene

By Medicine Hat News on April 12th, 2017

(The following column was originally printed March 23, 2016. It has been updated with current information) My journey with FAME started before it was even called FAME; we were just a group of female community members brought together to initiate a network that would help our community and the females within it. In the beginning, ... Read More »

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