April 28th, 2017

Sports

Local Sports

  • Local schools finish strong at badminton zones

    Medicine Hat News A total of 11 local athletes left the court at Medicine Hat High School and the Family Leisure Centre with medals after Wednesday’s Alberta Schools Athletics Association zone badminton championships, with three local schools sending representatives to provincials. McCoy’s Jordyn Fournier helped lead her school to the 3A zone banner with a [...] Read More »

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  • Never settle

    There are two types of people in the world: people who will not settle for anything short of excellence and people who want to get by on the bare minimum. One of the greatest ways that I have found to differentiate these two distinct types of people is to schedule two weekly 6:30 a.m. workouts [...] Read More »

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  • Hat boxer Lacroix to battle for national gold

    Medicine Hat News Janick Lacroix is one bout away from becoming a national champion. The Medicine Hat Boxing Club fighter defeated Ontario’s Steven Drmic via unanimous decision Wednesday night in Quebec City to lock up his place to in Friday’s 70-kilogram junior male gold medal match. Lacroix reached the semifinal by way of a referee-stopped [...] Read More »

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  • Pats knot up Eastern Conference final at 2-2

    Medicine Hat News The Regina Pats finally got the best of Lethbridge Hurricanes goaltender Stuart Skinner on Wednesday night at the Enmax Centre. After being held to just five goals and a 2-1 series deficit through the first three games of the WHL’s Eastern Conference final, the Pats broke in Game 4 through to send [...] Read More »

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  • Vikings girls rugby squad showing promise

    Medicine Hat News The Crescent Heights Vikings girls rugby team suffered a hard-fought 24-5 loss to Pincher Creek’s Matthew Halton High School on a rainy Tuesday night at the Methanex Bowl, but it didn’t dampen head coach Amber Donnelly’s spirits. “The coaching staff could not be more proud,” Donnelly said in an email. “The Crescent [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Brad Gushue beats Mike McEwen to improve to 3-0 at Champions Cup

    CALGARY – Brad Gushue remained undefeated at the Champions Cup curling competition with a 5-4 win over Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen in Thursday’s evening draw. Gushue (3-0), the only men’s skip without a loss through nine draws, broke a scoreless tie with three in the fourth end. McEwen (2-1) scored a deuce in the fifth, but [...] Read More »

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  • Erik Karlsson outshines Henrik Lundqvist as Senators snatch Game 1

    OTTAWA – Erik Karlsson was hoping for a good bounce and got a great one. Karlsson’s shot from an almost impossible angle beat Henrik Lundqvist with less than five minutes to go in regulation and snatched Game 1 for the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. The 26-year-old’s first attempt was blocked by Rangers captain Ryan [...] Read More »

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  • Lundqvist makes 41 saves, gives Rangers a chance in Game 1 loss to Senators

    OTTAWA – Henrik Lundqvist didn’t care about all the great saves he made Thursday night, he was only concerned about the ones he didn’t. Lundqvist stopped 41-of-43 shots but the Ottawa Senators defeated the New York Rangers 2-1 in the opening game of its Eastern Conference semifinal as Erik Karlsson scored the winner on a [...] Read More »

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  • Crosby scores twice, Bonino has winner as Pens beat Caps

    WASHINGTON – Sidney Crosby scored two goals in 52 seconds, Nick Bonino had the winner in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night. In a high-profile showdown of Crosby and Alex Ovechkin, Washington’s captain also scored and Evgeny Kuznetsov [...] Read More »

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  • Cardinals sweep doubleheader from Blue Jays

    ST. LOUIS – Dexter Fowler, Greg Garcia and Matt Adams each had three hits as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 6-4 on Thursday night to sweep a day-night doubleheader. The Cardinals won the opener, 8-4, in 11 innings on Matt Carpenter’s grand slam. St. Louis scored three times in the first [...] Read More »

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