June 23rd, 2017

Local Sports

Try to keep your cortisol in check

By Medicine Hat News on June 23rd, 2017

With a show of hands, who has been stressed out at some point in your life? I am sure everyone who is reading this article has their hands up or at least can give me a nod. You see, stress is more than just a feeling. Excuse me while I get scientific on you; I ... Read More »

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Brooks to host junior A nationals

By Ryan McCracken on June 23rd, 2017

Medicine Hat News The RBC Cup is coming to Brooks. The Alberta Junior Hockey League champion Brooks Bandits announced Thursday that they will host the 49th RBC Cup at the Centennial Regional Arena from May 11-19, 2019. The event will feature the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Eastern, Central and Western champions, as well as the ... Read More »

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Tigers down to seven overagers as Dahlstrom exits

By Ryan McCracken on June 23rd, 2017

Medicine Hat News The overage picture keeps getting clearer for the Medicine Hat Tigers. Swedish forward John Dahlstrom signed a two-year contract to return to his home country and compete with HockeyAllsvenskan’s Almtuna IS for the 2017-18 season, dropping Medicine Hat’s list of impending overage players to seven. The Tigers can only take three overage ... Read More »

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Moving on up

By Ryan McCracken on June 23rd, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken There’s plenty of buzz surrounding Medicine Hat Tigers forward Mason Shaw entering tonight’s NHL entry draft, but the man himself is trying not to focus on the chatter. Shaw will be at the United Centre in Chicago waiting to hear his name called in the opening rounds of the draft, but the Wainwright ... Read More »

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Winning run walks in as Mavs drop first half of doubleheader

By Medicine Hat News on June 23rd, 2017

Medicine Hat News With their ace on the mound and the league’s best hitting lineup behind him, the Medicine Hat Mavericks had every reason to be confident. Alas, the 3-2 loss to the Fort McMurray Giants was not how they envisioned the opening game of Thursday’s doubleheader. Jared Libke went seven innings, striking out six ... Read More »

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Errors catch up to Monarchs

By Ryan McCracken on June 23rd, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken With nearly as many fielding errors as hits, Thursday was a night the Medicine Hat Moose Monarchs would likely rather forget. The Kalispell Lakers had Medicine Hat’s number early, chasing the Monarchs off the diamond with a 10-0 mercy rule victory in the first half of the doubleheader at Athletic Park. While the ... Read More »

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It takes time to make lasting improvements in your golf game, so remember to be patient

By Medicine Hat News on June 22nd, 2017

To make lasting changes to your game you must approach the process with a healthy blend of patience, persistence and perspective. On a daily basis, I see players on the range hitting balls and tinkering with their swing. They bounce around from one small change to the next. The hope is that they will eventually ... Read More »

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Teammates hope to add to shared resum├ęs

By Ryan McCracken on June 22nd, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken David Quenneville and Mason Shaw have been a package deal for every step of their quest to reach the National Hockey League, and last week the duo moved one stride closer to completing their major junior bucket list together with invitations to join Hockey Canada’s junior development camp. The pair of Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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Mavericks rained out, will play twice today in Fort McMurray

By Medicine Hat News on June 22nd, 2017

Medicine Hat News There will be no excuses of bus legs when the Medicine Hat Mavericks finally begin their first game in Fort McMurray today. Following the long journey north to start a three-game set with the Giants, Wednesday’s opener was cancelled due to thunderstorms. That means the teams will now play a doubleheader starting ... Read More »

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Majestics take two

By Medicine Hat News on June 21st, 2017

Medicine Hat News In a rare pair of home games the Medicine Hat Saamis Rotary Majestics were able to sweep the Havre North Stars Tuesday. At Jeffries Field, playing only five innings per game, the Majestics won 4-3 and 20-8. Tanner Angstadt’s one-out sacrifice fly in the bottom of the fifth scored Connor Drever to ... Read More »

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