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Rattlers score massive upset

By Sean Rooney on March 3rd, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney The Medicine Hat Rattlers women’s basketball team authored the biggest quarter-final upset in a decade at the conference finals, and it wasn’t even close. On Thursday in Lethbridge, the Rattlers never trailed the NAIT Ooks in registering a 71-53 win. Medicine Hat was the fourth seed from the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference South ... Read More »

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Coehoorn’s Corner: Sports leaders are made early

By Medicine Hat News on March 3rd, 2017

When we think about leadership in sport, we usually think of athletes such as Sidney Crosby, Peyton Manning or Michael Jordan. It is true that the aforementioned athletes are great leaders, but do you ever wonder if those athletes were always leaders or if they just became leaders in their professional careers. Some of you ... Read More »

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Colts reign supreme in varsity girls basketball league

By Mo Cranker on March 3rd, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker It was all smiles Thursday night for the Monsignor McCoy senior girl’s basketball team, as the squad handily won gold in their league final match against the Eagle Butte by a score of 70 to 37. McCoy jumped out to an early lead, and did not look back — growing their lead slowly ... Read More »

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Last rung looms for Rattlers men

By Sean Rooney on March 2nd, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Look at the record, and you can’t help but see the asterix. Look at the national championships appearance, and you can’t help but know they didn’t win the conference to get there. Look at the lineup, and realize at least five Medicine Hat College Rattlers will never get this chance again. The college’s ... Read More »

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Tigers seal another comeback

By Ryan McCracken on March 2nd, 2017

Medicine Hat News It was a wild night at the Art Hauser Centre. Steven Owre scored 31 seconds into overtime to complete yet another Medicine Hat Tigers comeback victory in a 6-5 thriller over the Prince Albert Raiders. Owre raced down the left wing before cutting into the slot and ripping a shot over the ... Read More »

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Kings’ Tevis earns ACAC MVP nod

By Sean Rooney on March 2nd, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney There’s one team this season that knows what it feels like to beat the Medicine Hat College men’s basketball team in its own gym. Unsurprisingly, the guy who helped the Red Deer College Kings do it was named the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference player of the year Wednesday. Ian Tevis — who averaged ... Read More »

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FAME: Timing girls’ training with growth spurts a smart move

By Sean Rooney on March 1st, 2017

Development of female athletes is unique and cannot be equated to male athlete development without careful consideration. To optimally train female athletes, prevent injuries and promote female retention in sport long term, knowledge of female developmental stages is critical. Timing of growth spurts and puberty is vastly different for girls compared to boys. Training regimens ... Read More »

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Maxwell brothers lead the way in the pool

By Sean Rooney on March 1st, 2017

Medicine Hat News Seventeen Medicine Hat swimmers were in Calgary for Southern Alberta Provincials this past weekend, and one family in particular had a meet to remember. Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club brothers Parker and Munro Maxwell, both 12, combined for five medals, while 11-year-old teammate Kristin Hollingworth added a gold at the Talisman Centre. Parker ... Read More »

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Pair of Hat ringette teams earn spots at under-14 B provincials

By Medicine Hat News on March 1st, 2017

Medicine Hat News Usually Medicine Hat can hope for one team to do well at a provincial tournament per age group. This year, one division will see two Hat teams vying for top spot. In under-14 B ringette zone playdowns this past weekend in Rolling Hills, both the Blaze and Vortex teams won their way ... Read More »

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Recruiter coming

By Medicine Hat News on March 1st, 2017

Medicine Hat News High school football players take note: If you want to play at the next level, it’s time to start making connections. Recruiters for junior teams are often milling about but high school coaches will tell you it helps to go and talk to them if you can. To that extent, one junior ... Read More »

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