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Training Matters: Diversity acceptance slowly coming to sports

By Medicine Hat News on February 10th, 2017

The NHL has declared February as Hockey is for Everyone Month. Every day throughout February, activities will focus awareness on such areas as LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning), ethnicity and gender equality, socio-economic status and those with disabilities. It is great to see large organizations such as the NHL and its ... Read More »

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Janzer learning lots as new pro

By Ryan McCracken on February 10th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken A handful of unforced errors and a few of the wrong bounces stood between Medicine Hat’s Brock Janzer and a David versus Goliath upset against Qatar’s Abdulla Mohd Al-Tamimi in the Holtrand Open Professional Squash Association tournament at the downtown YMCA Thursday. The rookie squash pro entered the round-of-16 matchup sitting 328 rungs ... Read More »

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Copperheads take it to Cubs

By Ryan McCracken on February 10th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It’ll be a long road back for the Medicine Hat Cubs, but head coach JD Gaetan says they have what it takes. After dropping Game 1 of their best-of-three Heritage Junior B Hockey League playoff series 6-2 to the Coaldale Copperheads, the Cubs will need to take back-to-back games in enemy territory to ... Read More »

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Bullion handling himself well as backup

By Ryan McCracken on February 10th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Michael Bullion isn’t your typical goaltender. In fact, he’s more like your dad’s goaltender. The 19-year-old Alaskan boasts some of the best puck-handling skills in the WHL, and he’s been using them to his advantage since joining the Medicine Hat Tigers in a trade on New Years Day. “I do take a lot ... Read More »

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Still room for volleyball players in youth developmental program

By Medicine Hat News on February 9th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Club volleyball has begun but there’s still time for kids of certain age groups to sign up or even just give it a try to see if they’re interested. The South East Alberta Volleyball Club 12-and-under developmental program for kids in elementary school starts at the Crescent Heights gym at 12:30 p.m. ... Read More »

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Hat has grown on top Canadian Schnell

By Ryan McCracken on February 9th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken While Medicine Hat’s own Brock Janzer will surely have the city behind him at the Holtrand Professional Squash Association Pro Am at the YMCA this weekend, Calgary’s Andrew Schnell says he has home court advantage as well. The 25-year-old squash pro has been competing in the Gas City for more than 15 years, ... Read More »

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DeValter team wins senior spiel

By Ryan McCracken on February 9th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Timing is everything, and Terry DeValter’s team knows it well after earning the A event victory over Renny Hallam’s squad at the Medicine Hat Curling Club Senior Bonspiel on Wednesday. DeValter’s team broke open a tie game in the fifth end after Hallam missed with his first shot and cruised to their second ... Read More »

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Cubs a massive underdog in series

By Medicine Hat News on February 9th, 2017

Medicine Hat News In a division where all but one team made the playoffs, perhaps the best news for the Medicine Hat Cubs is that they’re still playing at all. Which is to say they’ve got a puncher’s chance. A year after the team’s roster degenerated to the point they had to cancel the last ... Read More »

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Shaw on a tear lately

By Ryan McCracken on February 9th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Mason Shaw just can’t seem to be stopped. The 18-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers centre extended his point streak to 15 games in Wednesday’s 3-2 victory over the Prince Albert Raiders at the Canalta Centre. “I’m obviously pretty excited about it,” said Shaw, whose Tigers improved to 38-16-1-0 with the win. “As of late ... Read More »

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Atom Red Wings take first game of series

By Medicine Hat News on February 8th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat’s atom A Red Wings earned a 6-3 win over the Bruins in Carstairs Tuesday, putting them in great position to win a two-game total goal provincial playdown series. Blake Dosenberger and Wyatt Bower each had two goals, while Jack Henry and Cobie Pancoast added singles for the visitors. Alex Baird ... Read More »

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