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FAME: A quarter mile at a time: Hawker ladies proof that auto racing isn’t just for guys

By Medicine Hat News on October 5th, 2016

Drag racing may not be the first sport you think of when you think of women in sport, but Brooke Hawker and her mom Marvia Hawker hope to change that. Racing is a passion of theirs and compared with other automotive racing which is primarily male dominated, drag racing is seeing a lot more representation ... Read More »

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Pair of Tigers on NHL watch list

By Sean Rooney on October 5th, 2016

Medicine Hat News They want to shine every year of course, but for a couple Medicine Hat Tigers it’s a particularly big campaign that just got an extra bit of spotlight. Seventeen-year-olds Mason Shaw and Tyler Preziuso were both listed on NHL Central Scouting’s watch list released Tuesday. They’re among nearly 300 players from North ... Read More »

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Team takes second

By Medicine Hat News on October 4th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Sometimes CrossFit events are done solo, other times as two-person teams, but this past weekend it was 3-on-3. At Saskatoon, four Gas City CrossFit teams consisting of two men and one woman each took part in the aptly-named 3-on-3 Throw Down. One of the local teams, including Kristi Plaksey, Ashley Evans and ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Facing their own mortality

By Medicine Hat News on October 4th, 2016

Did you ever watch a passel of puppies romping and playing, rolling in the grass, tumbling over each other and having the time of their very young lives? I was sitting in the first row at Rogers Centre in Toronto two days before the 2007 Grey Cup watching the Roughriders practice. That’s what came to ... Read More »

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Schneider the WHL goalie of the week

By Medicine Hat News on October 4th, 2016

Medicine Hat News For the second week in a row a member of the Medicine Hat Tigers got a nod from the Western Hockey League. Nick Schneider’s hot streak earned him the league’s pick as goaltender of the week. Schneider had 23 saves in Friday’s 5-1 home win against Saskatoon, then 27 saves in Saturday’s ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Midget AA Hounds win first game of regular season

By Medicine Hat News on October 4th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Prospects are looking good for Medicine Hat’s midget AA entry into the South Central Alberta Hockey League. The team won 4-1 at the Calgary Blazers Sunday to open its regular season, following some good pre-season results. Brayden Dyck, Devon Schneider, Riley Florkowski and Maverick Cox had the goals, while Martyn Clift made ... Read More »

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Rattlers avenge early-season losses to SAIT

By Ryan McCracken on October 3rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Rattlers women’s soccer team found the response they were looking for Saturday at the Snake Pit. After dropping their second game of the season, 2-0 to the SAIT Trojans, Rattlers midfielder Meagan Clarke says they were all left feeling like they could have done more. But when the teams met ... Read More »

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Rassell dazzles as Tigers take third win in a row

By Medicine Hat News on October 3rd, 2016

Mark Rassell broke open a 1-1 tie in the third period wit his second shorthanded goal in as many days to lead the Medicine Hat Tigers to a 3-1 victory over the Broncos Saturday in Swift Current. The Tigers shook off a slow start and rallied to their third victory in a row after Broncos ... Read More »

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Cubs earn emphatic first win over Ponoka

By Ryan McCracken on October 3rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken After struggling through the early going and earning their first two points of the Heritage Junior B Hockey League season through shootout losses, the Medicine Hat Cubs finally broke into the win column Sunday at the Kinplex with a rousing 9-3 victory over the Ponoka Stampeders. Cubs coach JD Gaetan says the team ... Read More »

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Rattlers women make history on the links

By Ryan McCracken on October 3rd, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Becky Martin and Danielle Blackmer finished one stroke apart and four strokes ahead of the field Sunday at the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference golf championship in Lac La Biche to take home Medicine Hat College’s first-ever golf banner, as well as a pair of tickets to Prince Edward Island for nationals. “That was ... Read More »

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