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Swimmers speed to medals

By Medicine Hat News on November 22nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was a busy weekend for local swimmers as the Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club hosted its annual Skin Technologies Marlin Marquee at the Family Leisure Centre. Nearly 200 swimmers, including dozens from the two local clubs, participated in the event. Unsurprisingly, the medal totals for the Marins and Medicine Hat Waves were ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: City of Toronto boasts illustrious Grey Cup history

By Medicine Hat News on November 21st, 2016

Sunday’s 104th Grey Cup marks the 48th time it will be played in our biggest city. The first was played there in 1909 when the University of Toronto defeated Toronto Parkdale 26-20. Between 1911 and 1957, Toronto Grey Cups were played at Varsity Stadium, capacity 27,000-plus. From 1959 to 1982, Exhibition Stadium was the venue, ... Read More »

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Upsets abound: Colts, Talons come up short in girls volleyball zone championships

By Ryan McCracken on November 21st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The McCoy Colts and Eagle Butte Talons girls volleyball teams suffered a pair of stingers in the semifinals of Saturday’s Alberta Schools Athletics Association 3A zone championships at Crescent Heights High School. The pair of local favourites both fell short of the final, and thus a ticket to the provincial championships, but Talons ... Read More »

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Rattlers dethrone Kings

By Ryan McCracken on November 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Kings have been defeated. The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s basketball team became the first team to deliver a loss to the Red Deer Kings Saturday thanks in part to a commanding 22-4 first-quarter lead. Michael Farion had 21 points for Medicine Hat in the win, while Pietro de Andrade put ... Read More »

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Tigers basking in depth

By Ryan McCracken on November 21st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken If it’s not one line, it’s almost sure to be another. The Medicine Hat Tigers have been scoring almost at will through the first two months of the WHL season, and head coach Shaun Clouston says their offensive prowess stems directly from the team’s depth at the forward position. “The depth and being ... Read More »

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Pursuit of Excellence clinches back-to-back Hounds titles

By Ryan McCracken on November 21st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Kelowna’s Pursuit of Excellence hockey team clinched back-to-back Hockey Hounds Major Bantam Tournament championships Sunday at The Arena with a 6-4 victory over the Burnaby Winter Club. Pursuit forward Jake Neighbours capitalized on a fortuitous bounce off a centering pass late in the third period before Jordan Borysiuk potted an empty netter to ... Read More »

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Bradley, Dahlstrom lead Tigers in lopsided win over Rebels

By Ryan McCracken on November 19th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Matt Bradley and John Dahlstrom simply could not be stopped Friday at the Enmax Centrium. The pair of forwards combined for four goals and seven points on the night as the Medicine Hat Tigers rallied to their fourth-straight victory with a 7-2 drubbing of the Red Deer Rebels. Bradley opened the scoring ... Read More »

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Off night: Rattlers men’s volleyball team struggles in three-set loss to SAIT

By Sean Rooney on November 19th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Following an ugly loss and 20 minutes’ worth of meetings between players and coaches, Mark Porter had the look Friday night of a coach who hopes he’s seeing a blip on the radar. The Medicine Hat College men’s volleyball team fell 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-17) to the visiting SAIT Trojans, unable to recover ... Read More »

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Surprises highlight opening day of girls volleyball zone championships

By Sean Rooney on November 19th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It was a day of surprises at the South Zone 3A girls volleyball championships, but in the end the pre-tournament favourites moved on. Both local league champion Monsignor McCoy and runner-up Eagle Butte were upset in their opening matches at Crescent Heights High School, then had to fight for every point in lengthy ... Read More »

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Pursuing excellence: Kelowna-based bantam squad boasts trip of high ranking prospects

By Ryan McCracken on November 19th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The name Kyle Crnkovic has been circulating the stands of Medicine Hat’s arena’s since the puck dropped on the 44th annual Hockey Hounds Major Bantam Tournament Thursday — and he’s not even the only member of his team being noted as potential early-round picks in the next WHL bantam draft. Spokane Chiefs southern ... Read More »

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