November 25th, 2020

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Hitting the books before hitting the hardcourt

By Sean Rooney on November 4th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney In the midst of fast breaks, three-point shots and hard-nosed rebounds, it’s easy to forget on a Friday night that the tag of athlete for a Medicine Hat College Rattler is really secondary in the grand scheme of things. As the women’s basketball team gears up for tonight’s season opener (6 p.m. against ... Read More »

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Sky-high expectations for Rattlers team looking at national push

By Ryan McCracken on November 4th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s basketball team is set to tip off the 2016-17 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference season Friday on their home court against the Briercrest Clippers. And with five months of hardwood on the road ahead Rattlers coach Rich Humphrey says reaching the national stage again after missing out last ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Staying healthy on the road means eating smarter

By Medicine Hat News on November 4th, 2016

For many athletes travel is a part of life. Whether it is going to a training camp, competition or tournament, traveling away from home can make it challenging to maintain a high performance diet. Regardless of the mode of travel, an athlete’s primary goal is to arrive fueled, hydrated and ready to compete at their ... Read More »

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Mohawks ready for a new test

By Ryan McCracken on November 4th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The second season starts tonight for the Hat High Mohawks football team. Fresh off their third straight Rangeland Football Conference title with last week’s 29-5 victory over the Strathmore Spartans, the Mohawks will come face-to-face with an even stiffer test when the Catholic Central Cougars enter the Methanex Bowl tonight at 7 p.m. ... Read More »

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Bulldogs compete at provincial meet

By Medicine Hat News on November 3rd, 2016

Medicine Hat News Cross country season may have ended a few weeks ago for most school-age athletes, but for the most dedicated there was one more title to run down this past weekend. At Calgary’s Canmore Park, three Bulldogs Track and Field Club members took part in the Athletic Alberta Provincial Cross-Country Championships. Quinn Halldorson, ... Read More »

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Tiger-Cats look towards playoffs

By Medicine Hat News on November 3rd, 2016

Medicine Hat News With the playoffs just around the corner, local peewee football teams are looking to build momentum. For the Sports Connection Tiger-Cats, a big win achieved just that. The Tiger-Cats beat the Stampeders 40-26 Tuesday night at the Methanex Bowl, getting three touchdowns from Kai Eld plus majors from Fin Unger, Tristan Friesen ... Read More »

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Tigers beat WHL’s best

By Ryan McCracken on November 3rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers went toe-to-toe with the WHL’s best and came out on top Wednesday night in Prince George, overcoming an early stumble to defeat the league-leading Cougars 6-4. Jared Bethune’s early shorthanded breakaway goal put the Tigers in another first period deficit, but once again it was short-lived as Max Gerlach ... Read More »

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Mohawks cruise into volleyball playoffs

By Ryan McCracken on November 3rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Hat High Mohawks boys volleyball team wrapped up the regular season with a resounding three-game sweep over the Crescent Heights Vikings (25-18, 25-18, 25-15) Wednesday at the Family Leisure Centre, keeping the standings tight with city playoffs just around the corner. The victory pushes Hat High to 4-2 on the season in ... Read More »

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Youth curling camp a chance to bring sport to wide range of kids

By Sean Rooney on November 2nd, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It’s time to play name that sport. Anybody can do it, but it takes more skill than meets the eye. Anybody can make one good shot, but playing well consistently separates the elite from the weekend warriors. Age, body type, even disability are easily overcome barriers. Oh, and the club almost always has ... Read More »

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Ringette team improves to 4-0

By Medicine Hat News on November 2nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was home sweet home Saturday for a Medicine Hat ringette team. The Vortex won a pair of games on their ice in under-14 B league play, and did so convincingly. Against the Bowview Rush, they claimed a 6-3 win, then against the Airdrie Sting the same day they won 8-2. Lexi ... Read More »

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