January 15th, 2021

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In Terry Fox’s footsteps: Tyson Yanchycki completes cross-province run for cancer research

By Dale Woodard on November 17th, 2020

For Tyson Yanchycki, it was an anniversary worth running for. Ten years after being diagnosed with testicular cancer, Yanchycki laced up for an almost cross-Alberta run Saturday morning to raise awareness and funds for cancer research through the Terry Fox Foundation. But this run wasn’t just about him. This trek – a 324-kilometre trip from ... Read More »

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SAHA’s Weiss listed by Winterhawks

By Medicine Hat News on November 14th, 2020

South Alberta Hockey Academy goaltender Bodee Weiss has been listed by the Western Hockey League’s Portland Winterhawks. The 16-year-old Hatter earned the accolade earlier this week after kicking off the Canadian Sport School Hockey League’s regional series schedule with a 3.10 goals against average, an .898 save percentage and a 2-1-0 record over four games. ... Read More »

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HJHL on hold until Nov. 27

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on November 14th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Heritage Junior Hockey League has been placed on pause. The Alberta-based junior B league has opted to postpone all of its games from Nov. 13-27 following Thursday’s updates to public health measures – which include a ban on team sports in many communities across the province. The Cubs have been on a hold ... Read More »

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Shaping football’s future: McGough raising money for food bank with D-line camp

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on November 14th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Connor McGough has been there before. Not just in the grander sense of climbing football’s ranks en route to a professional career in the CFL – McGough knows what it’s like to be a wide-eyed student looking up to a local legend. And when the 25-year-old Calgary Stampeders defensive end – and former Crescent ... Read More »

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Bound for the Bruins: Medicine Hat’s Mia Kelly signs with Salt Lake Community College

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on November 13th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Mia Kelly was all smiles when she put pen to paper Thursday afternoon at Medicine Hat High School. Surrounded by friends, family and coaches, the Grade 12 softball pitcher committed to a future on the diamond in NJCAA Division 1 by signing a full scholarship with the Salt Lake Community College Bruins. “It just ... Read More »

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Hounds eager to drop the puck

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on November 13th, 2020

Editor’s note: The hockey hiatus will have to continue for the Medicine Hat Dyna Tech Hounds. Newly announced provincial guidelines have resulted in this weekend’s games against the Wheatland Chiefs being called off. No make-up dates have been scheduled at this time.  rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken An eight-month hockey hiatus ends tonight for the Medicine Hat Dyna Tech ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Winter weather has arrived – time to break out the slow cooker!

By Kimberlee Brooks on November 13th, 2020

Snow, snow and more snow! It is the time of year for shoveling, cold weather and dark nights. It is also when I turn to warm and comforting meals made with my slow cooker. There is nothing better than coming home after work or after my boys practices to have supper hot and ready to ... Read More »

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Adam Herold leadership camp hits Maple Creek this weekend

By Medicine Hat News on November 12th, 2020

Adam Herold’s legacy will stretch into Maple Creek this weekend. The Adam Herold Legacy Foundation – set up in honour of the youngest player to lose his life in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash – is bringing its Hockey and Leadership Development program to the ice in Maple Creek for a weekend of skills training ... Read More »

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Panthers shine at Athletics Alberta XC Provincials

By Medicine Hat News on November 11th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Panthers Track Club braved the elements and came out with some impressive results in the Athletics Alberta XC Provincials on Saturday at St. Mary’s University in Calgary. Eight runners made it to out to the event, with six more unable to attend due to the extreme winter weather. Four runners combined to ... Read More »

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Hounds clash at Co-op Place

By Medicine Hat News on November 11th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Hounds Black U13 AA hockey team dug out of an early deficit and rallied to a 7-3 victory over their Gas City rival Hounds Orange on Tuesday night at Co-op Place. Captain Ty Hynes scored twice and added an assist to pave the way to the victory and give Black a 3-0 ... Read More »

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