June 24th, 2017

Local Sports

The dark side was strong in them

By Medicine Hat News on June 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News A Medicine Hat street hockey team had a great time at Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On festival this past weekend in Calgary. Going by the name The Darth Vaders, the team scored round robin wins of 12-8, 12-2 and 13-3 against teams from Chestermere and Calgary, launching them into the 17-team ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Gorst wins WPCA stop in Saskatoon

By Medicine Hat News on June 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The chuckwagons are coming to Medicine Hat this week, and one driver in particular is leading the way. Gary Gorst won the World Professional Chuckwagon Association’s stop in Saskatoon, capping off the Ashley Richards Memorial Chuckwagon Races with the quickest time of the day Sunday for a four-day aggregate that was three ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Top athletes grateful

By Sean Rooney on June 14th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It’s rare the most memorable moment in your high school athletics career happens in Grade 10, but success changed Kayla Stegen. In a good way. She wasn’t the star of the Hat High Kwahommies basketball team when they came seemingly out of nowhere to win a 4A provincial title in 2015, but she’s ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Heninger, Rage get to league final but Regina wins title

By Medicine Hat News on June 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Her season started in familiar territory but Medicine Hat native Becky Heninger saw it end in a championship game Saturday. Heninger, quarterback of the Calgary Rage of the Western Women’s Canadian Football League, played in the first-ever WWCFL regular season game at the Methanex Bowl April 29. The Rage won that contest, ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Thunder second in home tournament

By Medicine Hat News on June 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat’s Thunder softball team got to the final of its home tournament this past weekend. At Redcliff, the Thunder fell 2-1 to Irma’s girls in Sunday’s championship game. Medicine Hat went 4-1 overall. Fox Valley took the C final... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Cyclists went the distance

By Medicine Hat News on June 14th, 2017

Medicine Hat News A total of 132 riders pushed their limits in the Medicine Hat Cycling Club’s Grand Fondo race Saturday. Climbing as much as 1,100 metres towards the Cypress Hills, participants had a brilliant day to ride. The annual event includes three distances to choose from. In the shorter 60 kilometre route, Riley Morrison’s ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

A handful of golds

By Medicine Hat News on June 13th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Having a couple teams in finals of a massive tournament would’ve been pretty impressive. How about six of nine teams, and five of those winning gold? That’s what the Medicine Hat Rattlers Academy Soccer Club did this past weekend. At the 261-team Airdrie Summit Cup, it seemed all the Hat teams had ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Stovka wins again in elite street stock races at Hat Speedway

By Medicine Hat News on June 13th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Saturday’s Medicine Hat Auto Racing Association race day saw one repeat winner take an early lead in the standings while two other divisions mixed things up at the checkered flag. Mitch Stovka piloted his No. 66 car to a second straight local series win, taking the elite street stock victory ahead of ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Inside the CFL: Maas has shown his coaching chops so far

By Medicine Hat News on June 13th, 2017

In his first head coaching job, Jason Maas inherited a Grey Cup champion decimated by defections to the NFL and his predecessor Chris Jones’ Roughriders. After starting off 2-4, his Eskimos were 8-4 the rest of the way. They took fourth place and the crossover playoff spot, defeating Hamilton before losing the Eastern Final in ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!

Bantam teams meet in final of Lax to the Max

By Medicine Hat News on June 13th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It was a dominant weekend for Medicine Hat’s bantam lacrosse teams. Hosting their annual Lax to the Max tournament, both Sun Devils bantam squads reached Sunday’s final and put on quite a show for friends and family. Bryson Helmle scored all six goals for the Bantam 1’s in an incredible show of ... Read More »

Be the first to comment!