August 20th, 2017

Local Sports

Canadian champions

By Ryan McCracken on August 14th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The White Rock All Stars earned a new moniker on Saturday at Lovell McDonnell Field: Team Canada. White Rock held on for a perfect run through the Canadian Little League Championship with Saturday’s 12-5 final victory over Quebec’s Mirabel Diamond Academy and will move on to represent the Great White North at the ... Read More »

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White Rock wins Canadian Little League Championship

By Ryan McCracken on August 12th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com Twitter: MHNMcCracken The White Rock All Stars earned a new moniker on Saturday at Lovell McDonnell Field: Team Canada. White Rock held on for a perfect run through the Canadian Little League Championship with Saturday’s 12-5 final victory over Quebec’s Mirabel Diamond Academy and will move on to represent the Great White North at ... Read More »

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Swift Current 57s advance to another WMBL final

By Ryan McCracken on August 12th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Swift Current 57s came all the way back from a 2-0 series deficit to punch another ticket to the Western Major Baseball League championship series with a 6-4 win over the Weyburn Beavers Friday. Layne Downing earned the win after 1 and 2/3 innings of scoreless work, then Keil Krumwiede entered ... Read More »

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It all comes down to this

By Ryan McCracken on August 12th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Timing is everything. Mirabel Diamond Academy infielder William Brault and Port Arthur Nationals outfielder Danchuk both found the bleachers twice in Friday afternoon’s Canadian Little League Championship semifinal at Lovell McDonnell Field. The difference, Brault’s two swings came with 7 RBI, and included a sixth-inning grand slam that held up as the difference ... Read More »

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Brault’s grand slam pushes Diamond into Little League final

By Ryan McCracken on August 11th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com Twitter: MHNMcCracken Timing is everything. Mirabel Diamond Academy infielder William Brault and Port Arthur Nationals outfielder Danchuk both found the bleachers twice in Friday afternoon’s Canadian Little League Championship semifinal at Lovell McDonnell Field. The difference, Brault’s two swings came with 7 RBI, and included a sixth-inning grand slam that held up as the ... Read More »

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Drag strip ready to get dirty for mud bogs

By Sean Rooney on August 11th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney The flat track’s fun too, but dig it up, add water and stir and you’ve got a much different kind of race. This weekend at the Medicine Hat Drag Strip, the ninth annual Medicine Hat Bogger’s Mud Bog will see a few dozen trucks try to get through a 200-foot, nearly two-foot deep ... Read More »

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Numbers game

By Ryan McCracken on August 11th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Mirabel Diamond Academy and the Lethbridge Southwest All Stars will be out to prove the numbers wrong today at Lovell McDonnell Field. The pair of major AAA ball teams are slated as the underdogs entering their Canadian Little League Championship semifinal matchups — with Lethbridge (3-3) taking on undefeated White Rock (6-0) ... Read More »

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Training Matters: ASDC’s sport nutrition sessions aim to maximize athletic performance

By Ryan McCracken on August 11th, 2017

Did you know that Alberta Sport Development Centers provides sport nutrition education and skill development sessions to coaches in Medicine Hat and area? The sport nutrition sessions are designed to help coaches provide practical, evidence-based and positive nutrition strategies to their athletes. Coaches play an important role in growth and skill development in sport and ... Read More »

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Watson finishes sixth in world championship 400-metre hurdles

By Ryan McCracken on August 11th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Seven Persons sprinter Sage Watson finished sixth on the planet in the women’s 400-metre hurdles on Friday at the International Association of Athletics FederationsWorld Championship. The 23-year-old Hat High alumnus clocked in with a time of 54.92 seconds, 1.85 seconds behind champion Kori Carter, of the United States, 1.18 off the podium ... Read More »

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All she wrote

By Sean Rooney on August 11th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Every time the Medicine Hat Mavericks had something go their way Thursday, the Edmonton Prospects fought back. In the end, the Mavs couldn’t stay ahead. And so their season is over, an 8-4 loss at Re/Max Field as the Prospects move on to the Western Major Baseball League finals. “Tip your cap, I ... Read More »

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