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Tigers wary of fired-up Ice squad

By Ryan McCracken on October 21st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers will be riding high all the way to Cranbrook tonight to take on the Kootenay Ice in a rematch of Wednesday’s 10-3 victory at the Canalta Centre, but John Dahlstrom says they’ll still have to be better this time around. The Chicago Blackhawks prospect says Medicine Hat seemed to ... Read More »

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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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Golf Nationals Notebook: Teams posturing up for final push at CCAA golf finals

By Medicine Hat News on October 21st, 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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Rattlers set to hit the floor for volleyball season

By Sean Rooney on October 21st, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Two seasons. One win. No wonder Decker Mainil wanted to leave. Mainil and teammate Tyler Olson both left Olds College’s men’s volleyball team this season not knowing how they’d be received by the Medicine Hat Rattlers. All they knew is —on the court at least — it couldn’t get any worse. “Olds was ... Read More »

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Drag racers hand out annual awards

By Medicine Hat News on October 21st, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Drag Racing Association handed out its awards this past weekend, spreading the love around after a busy summer at the strip. Class champions, rookies of the year, reaction time and sportsmanship awards plus a few specialty honours were bestowed at the banquet, though at least one driver’s season isn’t ... Read More »

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Vikings, Mohawks ready for RFC semis

By Ryan McCracken on October 21st, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Crescent Heights Vikings quarterback Alex Glauser isn’t quite ready to call it a year, let alone a career. The Grade 12’s arm will lead the Vikings into the Rangeland Football Conference semifinal against the Strathmore Spartans tonight at 5 p.m. in the Methanex Bowl with a ticket to the provincial playoffs and the ... Read More »

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Rattlers golfers on the verge of making history

By Sean Rooney on October 21st, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It’s quite a different experience for Medicine Hat College golf veterans and rookies alike this week. At the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championships in Prince Edward Island, the women’s team is on the verge of history. Becky Martin shot a 5-over 77 Thursday, hanging on to a one-shot lead over Georgian College’s Addison ... 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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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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