April 19th, 2018

Local Sports

Hat swimmers compete at Westerns

By Sean Rooney on April 19th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Five Medicine Hat swimmers were in Victoria this past weekend for a very big meet. The Western Canadian Championships gave Anna Nozewski and Aaron Kruger of the Medicine Hat Waves, and Delrae Vetter, Berlin Mastel and Emily Schlenker of the Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club a chance to test themselves against some of ... Read More »

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Chenard tops charts at gymnastics provincials

By Sean Rooney on April 19th, 2018

Medicine Hat News With 96 competitors in the Level 6 girls division at provincials, any number of tiny factors could’ve sent a contender spilling out of contention. One step the wrong way on floor. One missed element on bars. One loss of balance on the beam. Salta’s Olivia Chenard pretty much experienced none of those ... Read More »

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Huge first inning paces Vikings over Comets

By Ryan McCracken on April 19th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Crescent Heights Vikings rode a monster first inning to a 14-4 victory on Wednesday at Athletic Park. The Vikings sent 12 batters to the plate in the opening frame while bringing eight around to leave the Erle Rivers Comets in an insurmountable deficit before cruising to a lopsided six-inning victory. “It’s really ... Read More »

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Three female specific fitness myths you need to stop believing

By None on April 18th, 2018

How many times have you heard that lifting heavy weights will make you ‘bulky’? This myth as well as many others regarding women’s health are misconceptions that have been blown way out of proportion or stretch the truth to sell trendy diet/exercise programs at the expense of your long-term health and happiness. Myth #1- You ... Read More »

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Mohawks off to strong start

By Scott Schmidt on April 18th, 2018

sschmidt@medicinehatnews.com It was cold and, at times, it was sloppy, but following a win Tuesday at Athletic Park, the Medicine Hat Mohawks are now 2-0 to start the high school baseball season. It began with a win Friday over Eagle Butte, followed by a 10-7 victory over McCoy last night. Despite a lingering winter and ... Read More »

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Solid weekend at provincials for Twist and Flip

By None on April 17th, 2018

Medicine Hat News It was a weekend of firsts in more ways than one for a group of local gymnasts. The Twist and Flips gymnastic group sent a number of athletes to Red Deer, coming away with 14 medals and three all-around placings. Luke Lydon took third on the floor, second on the pommel horse, ... Read More »

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Local skier off to Iceland

By Mo Cranker on April 17th, 2018

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker Grant McLeod has been cross-country skiing for more than 40 years — and he’s still going strong. The 72-year-old Medicine Hatter spends parts of every year travelling around the world competing in long and short cross-country ski races. “It actually all started in the ’70s,” he said. “A coworker back in the day ... Read More »

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Chyzowski cracks NHL’s top 100 NA prospect rankings

By None on April 17th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers have one of the top-100 North American draft eligible skaters on their roster, according to the latest National Hockey League draft rankings. Tabbies forward Ryan Chyzowski is ranked 95th overall in the draft rankings, and he is the 18th player from the Western Hockey League on the list. ... Read More »

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Dawgs dazzle at Mega tourney

By Ryan McCracken on April 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Notre Dame Academy Dawgs defended home court with impressive results at the weekend’s Colts/Dawgs Mega Badminton Tournament, which welcomes schools from across the province. The Dawgs took home top spot in five of 15 categories to earn the title of aggregate champions at the event. Notre Dame’s Kailey Duscherer and Libby ... Read More »

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Sun Devils split opening weekend

By Ryan McCracken on April 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Aidan McLean and Isaac Loran had an opening weekend to remember. The pair of Medicine Hat Sun Devils combined for 20 points to lead their team into the win column with an 18-8 blowout of the Calgary Sabrecats Sunday after opening the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League junior B Tier 2 season with ... Read More »

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