December 15th, 2017

Sports

Local Sports

  • Training Matters: Balancing sport and life, What’s Important Now?

    Goal setting, performance planning, and regular check-ins with your coaches and trainers are all essential steps to help keep you on track. Achieving success is not a straight line where hard work over time is directly correlated to the desired outcome. Success is a squiggly line that, hopefully, keeps moving in the direction of your [...] Read More »

    6 hours ago
  • Metz named to AWG roster

    mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Matayah Metz’s last hockey practice was a little more than working on her skating, shooting and passing. While she was at practice with her Lethbridge Cyclones teammates, the 14-year-old got a phone call from Hockey Alberta, giving her the news she would be playing on one of the 2018 women’s teams. “I was [...] Read More »

    6 hours ago
  • Tigers shift focus back to Central Division

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken After a grueling stretch of 13 consecutive games against opponents from different divisions — one that included five contests against CHL Top 10 teams —the Medicine Hat Tigers are finally turning their attention back to the Central. Medicine Hat has struggled with a 4-7-2-0 record through the span, but after allowing the first [...] Read More »

    6 hours ago
  • Dubeau, Cunningham recommended for Medicine Hat Sports Wall of Fame

    Medicine Hat News Former figure skater Gay Dubeau and recently retired hockey player Jenna Cunningham have been recognized for their respective impacts on the Gas City sports community with a pair of nominations to the Medicine Hat Sports Wall of Fame. The Urban Environment and Recreation Advisory Board recommended that city council approve the induction [...] Read More »

    1 day ago
  • Pachan leads AMAC with five medals at UCSC Holiday Classic

    Medicine Hat News Maria Pachan led the Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club to an unforgettable performance in the pool this weekend in Calgary. The 11-year-old swimmer collected five medals, including a pair of gold, while her teammates added eight more at the UCSC Holiday Classic. Pachan won gold in the 50-metre butterfly and 200-metre breaststroke, as [...] Read More »

    1 day ago

National Sports

  • Manitoba hopes to attract curlers from around world to training centre

    WINNIPEG – The Manitoba government plans to set up a training centre for curling that could hold international events and attract athletes from outside the province. Premier Brian Pallister has announced a committee that will have a $700,000 budget to work out details of the proposed International Curling Centre of Excellence. The government says the [...] Read More »

    41 mins ago
  • FIFA suspends Brazilian soccer president Marco Polo del Nero

    ZURICH – FIFA has suspended Brazilian soccer federation president Marco Polo del Nero for 90 days while he is under an ethics investigation. Del Nero has remained in power in Brazil despite being charged by American authorities with racketeering and money laundering in 2015. FIFA says Del Nero has been provisionally banned from all soccer [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • Canadian women finish the year unchanged at No. 5 in FIFA world soccer rankings

    TORONTO – The Canadian women’s soccer team will finish the year unchanged in fifth place in the FIFA world rankings. But there was change around John Herdman’s side as Australia and France swapped spots, with Australian moving up to No. 4 and France falling to No. 6. The U.S. remained atop the standings with Germany [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • Joonas Donskoi scores late in third to lift Sharks over Flames 3-2

    CALGARY – Joonas Donskoi made an immediate impact in his return to the San Jose line-up. Donskoi scored the winner with 2:48 left in the third period and also had an assist to lead the Sharks to a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames. “He was awesome,” exclaimed Sharks coach Peter DeBoer. “He was on [...] Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Saros stops 46 shots, Turris has goal, assist as Predators shut out Oilers

    EDMONTON – Juuse Saros made 46 saves for his second career shutout and Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist as the Nashville Predators continued their torrid pace of late with a 4-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday. Pontus Aberg, Kevin Fiala and Roman Josi also scored for the Predators (20-7-4), who [...] Read More »

    13 hours ago