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Close games in local peewee football scene

By Medicine Hat News on October 6th, 2016

Medicine Hat News There were a pair of close games in Medicine Hat minor football this week. In the peewee ranks, the Argonauts got by the Sports Connection Tiger-Cats 34-22, with Abdul Kiawen the star of the game for the Argos. Kai Eld, Riley Friesen and Carter Scheider responded with points for the Tiger-Cats. Tuesday ... Read More »

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Volleyball season in full swing

By Medicine Hat News on October 6th, 2016

Medicine Hat News Week 3 of the local high school volleyball season wrapped up Wednesday with parity the key word in one division while a pair of teams have jumped out ahead in the other. In varsity boys play Hat High — an opening-week loser at McCoy, beat Senator Gershaw 3-1 (25-18, 25-9, 23-25, 25-21) ... Read More »

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Historic run for Rattlers’ Martin

By Sean Rooney on October 6th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney In many ways it came as no surprise. But Becky Martin knows what she’s accomplished in a few short weeks with the Medicine Hat College Rattlers is no small feat. The 23-year-old was named Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women’s golf player of the year Wednesday, a given after winning all three provincial tournaments ... Read More »

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Curling great Bernard set to give back to youth in Hat

By Sean Rooney on October 6th, 2016

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Growing up in Grande Prairie, Cheryl Bernard remembers her first time trying to curl. “I was still pretty young and small but they said ‘if you can get the rock down to the other end of the sheet, you can play,'” said the 2010 Olympic silver medalist. “So I put both feet in ... Read More »

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Tigers score four late goals, Gerlach caps win in overtime

By Ryan McCracken on October 6th, 2016

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The comeback kids are back. The Medicine Hat Tigers brought their thrilling brand of come-from-behind hockey back to the Canalta Centre on Wednesday night, stunning the Moose Jaw Warriors 5-4 after erasing a four-goal deficit in the third period and stealing the game away in overtime. “We had a mindset going into the ... Read More »

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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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Colts to wear pink for awareness during October games

By Charles Lefebvre on October 5th, 2016

Medicine Hat News The Monsignor McCoy Colts will be thinking pink on the gridiron throughout the month of October. The high school football team will switch out their traditional red and black uniforms for pink jerseys through the month to raise awareness of breast cancer, following in the tradition of the CFL and the NFL, ... 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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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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