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Ringette teams gorge on medals

By Medicine Hat News on October 12th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat ringette teams feasted on the opposition for Thanksgiving in St. Albert, combining for three gold medals to kick off the season. At the annual Turkey Ring tournament, the under-19 Avalanche, under-14 Attack and under-12 Element all won their respective divisions which wrapped up Monday. A fourth team got to the ... Read More »

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Pickleballers do well at 55-plus Winter Games in Drumheller

By Medicine Hat News on October 12th, 2016

Medicine Hat News It’s not technically winter yet but a dozen Medicine Hat pickleball players took part in the Alberta 55-plus Winter Games recently in Drumheller. Unsurprisingly, many of them came home with medals to show for it. Gordon Masson and Yvan Dussault paired up to win the 65-over men’s doubles Oct. 1, winning seven ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: East more woeful than ever

By Medicine Hat News on October 11th, 2016

What was that big green machine? The Michigan State Spartans, perhaps? The Philadelphia Eagles? Maybe the Medicine Hat High School Mohawks. No, none of the above. It was the Saskatchewan Roughriders on a three-game winning streak. The worst team in the West beat Ottawa, the best in the East 32-30 in overtime, proving once again ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Midget AAA Tigers push above .500

By Medicine Hat News on October 11th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The fight back to respectability took a major step forward for the Southeast Alberta Club midget AAA Tigers this past weekend. The team, which hasn’t had a winning season since 2004 and hasn’t been to the playoffs in a decade, is now 2-1-1 after a pair of road wins. In St. Albert ... Read More »

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Sibling rivalry elevated for Chyzowskis

By Ryan McCracken on October 11th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken While Kamloops Blazers forward Nick Chyzowski left the ice Saturday at the Canalta Centre with a goal, an assist and bragging rights following a 5-1 victory over his younger brother Ryan’s Medicine Hat Tigers, the most memorable moments of the evening came while watching from the bench. “It’s really special. I’m sitting on ... Read More »

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Make it five

By Ryan McCracken on October 8th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Deficits just don’t seem that daunting to the Medicine Hat Tigers, and special teams are a big reason why. Medicine Hat’s penalty kill went a flawless 7-for-7 while the power play struck four times on seven chances in Friday’s 6-3 victory over the Red Deer Rebels, capping off another comeback for the team’s ... Read More »

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Cardston knocks off Talons in cross country

By Medicine Hat News on October 7th, 2016

Medicine Hat News It’s been so long since anyone but Eagle Butte won the South Zone cross country meet, nobody really knows the exact length of the streak. What we do know is that it’s over. In a shocking result Wednesday in Cardston, the host school won the 3A schools banner, knocking the Talons off ... Read More »

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Rough one for host side

By Ryan McCracken on October 7th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The outcome was as cold as the weather for the McCoy Colts in Thursday’s Rangeland Football Conference showdown at the Methanex Bowl. While the defence held strong and forced some big turnovers in the early going, the Colts just couldn’t muster a successful drive against the Brooks Buffalos in a 33-0 shutout loss. ... Read More »

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Rassell racking up minutes as force on penalty kill

By Ryan McCracken on October 7th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken By definition, penalties are punishments. While the thought of a penalty kill will never be appealing, Tigers forward Mark Rassell says the way Medicine Hat has been successfully eating up shorthanded minutes in the offensive zone — and even finding the board while down a man in three of their last four games ... Read More »

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Training Matters: If it works, embrace it

By Medicine Hat News on October 7th, 2016

On behalf of the fitness industry I would like to apologize. We appear to have some identity issues. Are we Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons in the fluffy ankle warmers claiming that nirvana is found at the end of a sweatin’ to the oldies routine? Are we Arnold and his massive compadres showing off our ... Read More »

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