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Classic brings out the best

By Mo Cranker on October 24th, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker The annual Hat Charity Classic is in its 22nd year and for local curlers the competition presented is some of the best they see all season. At this year’s tournament there are 24 men’s teams and 15 women’s squad competing, with a handful traveling in from as far as Europe and Korea going ... Read More »

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Rattlers men thrive through opening volleyball weekend

By Ryan McCracken on October 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers men’s volleyball team cruised to a weekend sweep over the Olds Broncos Saturday with a three-game win at the Snake Pit, 25-18, 25-21, 25-14. The Rattlers were able to share the ball well in Saturday’s resounding victory, with multiple-kill games from seven players. It’s an asset head coach ... Read More »

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Finding his moment: Rassell scores twice for cancer-surviving mother on Pink in the Rink night

By Ryan McCracken on October 24th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Pink in the Rink night means something a little more to Medicine Hat Tigers forward Mark Rassell. The 19-year-old Calgary native’s mother is a survivor of breast cancer, and while his Tabbies dropped Saturday’s pink-themed contest 8-5, Rassell still managed to shine for his No. 1 fan in the stands. “I’ve always loved ... Read More »

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Cubs slip to 1-6-3 on HJHL season

By Ryan McCracken on October 24th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Cubs dropped back-to-back games over the weekend, extending the team’s losing streak to four while pushing them to 1-6-3 on the Heritage Junior B Hockey League season. The Cubs fell 7-1 to the Wheatland Kings in Strathmore Saturday before returning home to the Kinplex Sunday and dropping a 6-3 ... Read More »

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Martin settles for bronze of difficult final day of CCAA golf championships

By Ryan McCracken on October 22nd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The shots just didn’t fall for Becky Martin in the third and final round of the Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association golf championships at Prince Edward Island’s Fox Meadow Golf Club. The Rattlers golfer entered the final round of the tour on top of the leaderboard after shooting 76 and 78 in the first ... Read More »

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Vikings taste heartbreak

By Mo Cranker on October 22nd, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Those at the Methanex Bowl Friday for the first of two semi final games that night between the Crescent Heights Vikings and the Strathmore Spartans witnessed a nailbiter. While there were only three touchdowns scored heading into the final minutes of the fourth quarter and a score of 16-8 in favour of the ... Read More »

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Room to grow

By Ryan McCracken on October 22nd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s volleyball team didn’t find the result they were looking for in Friday’s four-set loss to the Olds Broncos (25-20, 19-25, 25-23, 25-18) at the Snake Pit’s home opener, but they found an area to improve on heading into Saturday’s rematch. Rattlers setter Kaila Gavel says communication is ... Read More »

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Hat Charity Classic set to surpass $100,000 in fundraising

By Mo Cranker on October 22nd, 2016

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Twenty-two years into hosting the annual Hat Charity Classic and the Medicine Hat Curling Club is about to surpass $100,000 raised for the Children’s Wish Foundation. Going into this weekend’s event, the club had raised approximately $97,000 for the group according to the curling club general manager Vicki Sjolie. This year’s tournament will ... Read More »

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Tigers take smaller-scale win over Ice in Cranbrook

By Ryan McCracken on October 22nd, 2016

Medicine Hat News Friday’s 4-1 victory over the Kootenay Ice may not have been the extravagant 10-3 goal-fest that served as a precursor on Wednesday in Medicine Hat, but it makes little difference to the Central Division-leading Tigers. Tigers centre Steven Owre finally broke his goalless drought to start the season with Friday’s game-winner, and ... Read More »

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Millington meeting new demands ahead of second bout

By Sean Rooney on October 22nd, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney At about 5-foot-6 and 113 pounds, Talia Millington is a lean, mean, kickboxing machine. But for her next fight, the Medicine Hat woman needed to lose weight. And that, more than Saturday’s opponent at the Journey Fight Series card in Calgary, was her biggest worry. “This is a new one,” she said during ... Read More »

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