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Training Matters: Adaptability goes a long way in coaching

By Medicine Hat News on September 30th, 2016

“There’s no crying in baseball!” Most of you will recognize this famous quote from the movie “A League of Their Own.” Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) chastises Evelyn (Bitty Schram) for making a mistake during the game. When Evelyn proceeds to cry, Jimmy yells at her with the quote above. Jimmy Dugan had to learn the ... Read More »

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Florkowski flourishes at Ryder Cup-style event

By Sean Rooney on September 29th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney He’s transitioning into being a club pro but that doesn’t mean Jesse Florkowski has lost any of his competitive instincts. Arguably the best one-armed golfer in the world, the Medicine Hat native finished his summer by playing in a Ryder Cup-style event which wound up Saturday in Palm Springs, California. “It was awesome,” ... Read More »

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Schneider back in the Tigers blue paint

By Ryan McCracken on September 29th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender Nick Schneider got a taste of the next level over the off-season. Now, after separate stints with the AHL’s Stockton Heat and NHL’s Calgary Flames, Schneider is back in the Gas City with something to prove. “Just seeing all that talent that’s out there and measuring yourself up against ... Read More »

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No suspensions after brawl with ‘Canes

By Ryan McCracken on September 29th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers will have all hands on deck when they hit the ice against the Saskatoon Blades Friday at the Canalta Centre. The Tabbies managed to avoid suspension following Saturday’s line brawl with the Lethbridge Hurricanes, which featured five simultaneous scuffles on the ice. While both teams took a $500 fine, ... Read More »

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Season wraps up at drag strip

By Medicine Hat News on September 28th, 2016

Medicine Hat News It wasn’t a perfect weekend for racing, but it was more than good enough for those who came out on top. The Medicine Hat Drag Racing Association wrapped up another season Sunday afternoon. Though season points championships have yet to be tabulated, weekend results were publicized Tuesday morning. In Friday’s street racing, ... Read More »

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Minor Hockey: Already a win for bantam AAA’s

By Medicine Hat News on September 28th, 2016

Medicine Hat News For a team that went nearly a year between wins, two losses this past weekend belied what’s actually been a good start to the season for the Southeast Athletic Club bantam AAA Tigers. The Medicine Hat-based team fell 5-1 at The Arena to the Rockyview Raiders Saturday, then 7-1 in Airdrie Sunday. ... Read More »

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Consistency counts in windy conditions at ASAA golf finals

By Sean Rooney on September 28th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney While high scores and the wind swirled around her, Sharmaine Rapisura was like the eye of the storm Tuesday in the final round of the Alberta Schools Athletic Association golf championships in Medicine Hat. The soft-spoken Grade 12 student from Calgary’s Bishop McNally high school kept calm and kept draining putts to emerge ... Read More »

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Colts girls are playing well thus far

By Medicine Hat News on September 28th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Monsignor McCoy’s varsity girls volleyball team has come out the gates firing. The Colts beat Senator Gershaw 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 27-25) Tuesday in local league play, following up a tournament win at Eagle Butte over the same Gators Saturday. With Barb Babyn again coaching at McCoy, it comes as no surprise the ... Read More »

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Champs crowned at speedway

By Medicine Hat News on September 27th, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was anybody’s race in three of four divisions that saw a checkered flag at the Medicine Hat Speedway Saturday night, as drivers fought to the wire for supremacy. A total of seven points separated first from second when you combined the gaps in elite street stock, renegade trucks and modifieds. That ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: The difference between good and great

By Medicine Hat News on September 27th, 2016

Rodney “I don’t get no respect” Dangerfield would have felt their pain. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers flew into Calgary Saturday on a seven-game winning streak. And yet not a single pundit in the land of the CFL picked them to beat the Stampeders, who hadn’t tasted defeat since the first game of the season, a ... Read More »

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