September 24th, 2020

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Climbing the rankings ladder

By Ryan McCracken on December 1st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers have been defying the odds all season long, and it’s finally starting to get noticed. The Tabbies shot up the Canadian Hockey League’s top 10 rankings Wednesday, climbing from ninth to fifth spot after securing a 21-5-1-0 record with a 10-game winning streak in Tuesday’s 4-1 victory over the ... Read More »

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LaCroix wins again

By Medicine Hat News on December 1st, 2016

Medicine Hat News Another fight, another win for Janick LaCroix. The Medicine Hat Boxing Club member earned a unanimous decision over Edmonton’s Dylan Wilson this past weekend. The 69 kilogram bout at the Doug’s Place Challenge Cup in Edmonton wasn’t a huge surprise given LaCroix has already beat a national silver medalist and a provincial ... Read More »

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FAME: Boylan lifting at the next level

By Medicine Hat News on November 30th, 2016

Joey Boylan is about to become a competitive weightlifter; she will in her first event this weekend in Edmonton at the Hokkaido Cup. This is a sanctioned meet hosted by the Alberta Weightlifting Association. To my knowledge, she is the first female weightlifter who trains in Medicine Hat that to compete at an AWA event. ... Read More »

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Fencers fare well in Saskatoon

By Medicine Hat News on November 30th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Fencers from Medicine Hat had a successful weekend in Saskatoon, earning nine medals at the Militia Cup tournament. Chris Sheardown, Madeline Caparini and Emily Warwick each wound up on the podium twice, among nine athletes representing the AAA Fencing Club. Sheardown won both junior and senior men’s foil. Caparini was second in ... Read More »

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Ringette: Under-14 girls teams continue to excel

By Medicine Hat News on November 30th, 2016

Medicine Hat News To say Medicine Hat has some strong strong 12 and 13-year-old ringette players seems to be an understatement. Not one, but two under-14 teams from the city are undefeated in league play. And another merely outscored its opposition 16-1 in games over the weekend. The Vortex improved to 7-0 with edge-of-your-seat wins ... Read More »

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Hat duo returns weary but proud after Vanier Cup loss

By Sean Rooney on November 30th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney They cried, but also noted the sun rose the next day. They can’t stop thinking about the what-ifs, but are just as proud of what was. In the wake of a Vanier Cup loss Saturday in Hamilton, Medicine Hat football players Anthony Anderson and Connor McGough now have time to reflect. But not ... Read More »

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Tigers’ streak reaches double digits

By Ryan McCracken on November 30th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Believe it. The Medicine Hat Tigers have won 10 in a row. Tuesday’s 4-1 win over the Prince Albert Raiders pushed the surging Tigers even higher up the Eastern Conference ladder while cementing their longest winning streak since their championship 2006-07 season. While Mark Rassell says he felt critics were writing off Medicine ... Read More »

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Minor Hockey: Offence busts out in bantam AAA victory

By Medicine Hat News on November 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat News They’ve endured some pretty lopsided losses recently, so you can imagine the smiles around the dressing room Saturday in Brooks when the South East Athletic Club bantam AAA team earned a 6-2 win over the PAC Saints. The offensive output was the best of the season for the 3-14 team which has ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: They showed up, alright

By Medicine Hat News on November 29th, 2016

TORONTO Keep telling a good team they haven’t got a prayer and they get fired up. As Henry Burris, architect of Ottawa’s first Grey Cup win in 40 years said, “We heard what everyone was saying, how great they were and how they can’t lose. Why did we even bother showing up?” To win, that’s ... Read More »

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Soccer teams both medal at indoor tournament

By Medicine Hat News on November 29th, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was a dominant weekend for one Medicine Hat soccer team, while another also found its way onto the podium. At the 10th annual Stephanie Gruca Memorial indoor tournament in Lethbridge, the Rattlers Academy Soccer Club under-14 girls won their Tier 3 division, going 4-0 including a 6-2 win over the hosts ... Read More »

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