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Hat Charity Classic makes a world of difference

By Ryan McCracken on October 21st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Every year curlers from across the globe descend on the Gas City for the Medicine Hat Curling Club’s annual Hat Charity Classic bonspiel. This year’s field includes a myriad of international talent — including squads from Scotland, Russia, the United States, China and Korea — all looking to strengthen their skill on the ... Read More »

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ASDC guest speaker focuses on mental side of the game tonight

By Ryan McCracken on October 20th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Mental fitness will be at the forefront this evening at Medicine Hat College when Frank van den Berg takes the podium to discuss the importance of the brain for developing athletes. The director of mental performance with the Canadian Sport Institute of Calgary, van den Berg uses his background in sport psychology ... Read More »

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Gavel comeback an inspirational storyline as Rattlers open volleyball season Friday

By Sean Rooney on October 20th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney On paper the Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s volleyball team looks young, with a lot of first- and second-year players. Their captain’s story alone suggests there’s more than meets the eye. Setter Kaila Gavel is probably the most experienced second-year player you’ll ever meet. In her first year she was named the Rattlers ... Read More »

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Newcomers impress, Tigers rout Ice 10-3

By Ryan McCracken on October 20th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat’s supporting cast stepped up just when the Tigers needed them most. Despite leading point-getting Chad Butcher serving the second leg of his three-game suspension for a slash on Calgary Hitmen defenceman Jake Bean and top-line centre Steven Owre missing from the lineup due to illness, the Tigers surged to a staggering ... Read More »

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Martin takes early lead at CCAA golf championship

By Sean Rooney on October 20th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney She’s been on a national stage before, but now Medicine Hat’s Becky Martin is at its forefront. Martin shot a 2-over 74 at Fox Meadow Golf Club in Prince Edward Island Wednesday, taking a two-shot lead at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championship. “As far as I’m concerned you can’t win the tournament ... Read More »

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Golf Nationals Notebook: Great opening day in P.E.I.

By Medicine Hat News on October 20th, 2016

Each of the past few years the Medicine Hat College Rattlers have qualified for golf nationals, coach Trevor Moore has filed a blog entry for each day of the trip. With Danielle Blackmer, Becky Martin, Nicole Schultz and Braden Schacher in Prince Edward Island for nationals this week, Moore’s daily notes continue today. Canadian Collegiate ... Read More »

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Under-14 ringette teams have busy, successful weekend of play

By Medicine Hat News on October 19th, 2016

Medicine Hat News It was a pretty good weekend for Medicine Hat’s three under-14 ringette teams. The trio of squads combined to go 5-1 in league play, with the B-level Vortex and Blaze at home and the A-level Attack in the Calgary area. Vortex beat the Bow View Demons 3-2 Saturday, getting goals from Lexi ... Read More »

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Varsity girls teams remain perfect in league standings

By Medicine Hat News on October 19th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Both the Eagle Butte and McCoy varsity girls stayed unbeaten in local volleyball league play Tuesday night, already setting up for what could be some exciting late-season matchups. In Dunmore, the Talons beat Senator Gershaw 3-1 (25-15, 25-23, 22-25, 25-23) to improve to 4-0. Meanwhile at Crescent Heights, McCoy’s Colts earned a ... Read More »

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Wilson named MVP of junior Blacrosse Sun Devils

By Medicine Hat News on October 19th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Their season ended three months ago, but the junior B Sun Devils lacrosse team finally handed out its team awards this past Thursday. Zack Wilson, who led the team with 39 goals and 25 assists in 16 regular season games, was named MVP. Wilson was also fourth in scoring among all Tier ... Read More »

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Martin, Blackmer both honoured at CCAA golf awards

By Medicine Hat News on October 19th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Before this year, Medicine Hat College had never won anything in women’s golf. What a turnaround it’s been. On Tuesday night at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association’s banquet in Charlottetown, P.E.I., Rattlers Becky Martin and Danielle Blackmer were named all-Canadians. RELATED: Golf Nationals Notebook 2 The duo finished first and second at ... Read More »

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