June 19th, 2018

Local Sports

Six martial artists earn first-degree black belts

By Ryan McCracken on June 8th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Six local martial artists earned their first-degree black belts last weekend at YMCA Fudokan Karate Club. Sensei Vladimir Yorga —a ninth-degree black belt — gave first-degree black belts to Sanja (Renate) Krco, Kyla Scharfenberg, Kaitlyn Mackenzie, Jim Hirsekorn, Hanna Zezula and Ryan Zezula at the training and grading event. Three other belts ... Read More »

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Honouring Mr. R: Talons name AAA award after late vice-principal Dave Rozdeba

By Justin Seward on June 8th, 2018

news@cypresscourier.com Southern Alberta Newspapers The Eagle Butte High School Talons held their annual athletic awards ceremony at the Medicine Hat Lodge on Wednesday. But it did not come without some emotion from students, families and faculty alike to conclude the evening’s proceedings. Teacher Darryl Smith had to choke back tears when talking about the newly ... Read More »

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Stark, Tudor share Colts MVP honours

By Ryan McCracken on June 8th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Hannah Stark and Spencer Tudor took home the top hardware in Tuesday’s Monsignor McCoy High School athletics award at Medicine Hat Lodge. The pair of seniors shared the Brad Jackle Memorial Award as the McCoy Colts female and male athletes of the year while each taking home the title of most valuable ... Read More »

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Murschell shakes off the trolls following World Cup of Darts loss

By Ryan McCracken on June 7th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney He might be on the rise when it comes to international darts, but Dawson Murschell hadn’t played for his country in about five years before this past weekend’s World Cup in Germany. So it hurt a little more when a few Internet trolls decided to make him their target. The 23-year-old from Medicine ... Read More »

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Salta gymnasts shine in Canmore

By Ryan McCracken on June 7th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Salta Gymnastics Club closed the book on their season with an exciting finale last weekend in Canmore. Makayla Van Leeuwen, Daniele Hollingworth, Kristen Friesen, Aubri Krassman, Emma Flug, Gemma Snazel and Dylen Pancoast all finished first in their respective all-arounds, while a total of 20 athletes worked their way onto the podium ... Read More »

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Mavs wrangle Bulls

By Ryan McCracken on June 7th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Mavericks shook off a late scare and rode an early lead to an 8-5 victory over the Lethbridge Bulls Wednesday at Athletic Park. David Salgueiro set the early tone by slapping a lead-off double into left field, stealing third on the next pitch then beating out a throw to home ... Read More »

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MacPherson returns to the ice, earns invitation to Panthers camp

By Ryan McCracken on June 7th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Dylan MacPherson is back on his feet and ready to further his on-ice career. The 20-year-old Redcliff product and Medicine Hat Tigers defenceman had his post-season cut short in a devastating knee-on-knee collision during Game 1 of the Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference quarter-final against the Brandon Wheat Kings on March 23. But ... Read More »

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Lacrosse: Midget, peewee Sun Devils win tourneys

By None on June 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Multiple Medicine Hat lacrosse teams won tournament titles this past weekend, the perfect lead-in to their home event this weekend. Both the midget and peewee Sun Devils went undefeated in claiming trophies in Strathmore and Innisfail, respectively. They’ll be among seven host teams at the annual Lax to the Max which kicks ... Read More »

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Marlin swimmers qualify for Alberta Summer Games

By Sean Rooney on June 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News As the Alberta Summer Games get closer, more and more Medicine Hat-and-area athletes are getting the chance to qualify for the big multi-sport event. At Canmore this past weekend, six Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club swimmers made the cut. Every one of the Marlins who attended the meet wound up on the Zone ... Read More »

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Monarchs felled in first half of doubleheader

By Sean Rooney on June 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Moose Monarchs began their American Legion AA season with a 9-5 home loss to the Great Falls Chargers Tuesday. At Jeffries Field, the Chargers put up four runs before the Monarchs even got to the plate in the first inning and pretty much never looked back. Matt Houlihan had a big ... Read More »

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