June 26th, 2017

Local Sports

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Sage Watson wins first NCAA Division 1 championship

By Medicine Hat News on June 12th, 2017

Seven Persons’ Sage Watson captured her first career NCAA Division 1 championship Saturday afternoon with a 54.52 run in the women’s 400 metre hurdles event. The time is a personal best for Watson and almost a full second faster than the second place runner. Watson competed for Canada at the 2016 Rio Olympics where she ... Read More »

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Mavs win third game of weekend series against Edmonton

By Mo Cranker on June 12th, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker After dropping the first two games of a weekend series with the Edmonton Prospects, the Medicine Hat Mavericks offense exploded for 17 runs in the final game of the series, beating the Prospects 17-2 The Mavs got on the board early in the first inning with a two-out rally off of Prospects starter ... Read More »

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Fighters put ’em up at Fight Night 3

By Mo Cranker on June 12th, 2017

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker It was a night of firsts for two local fighters, and a night of first-round technical knock outs in the majority of fights during Fight Night 3. With three of the 11 fights canceled, a crowd of hundreds watched over as seven pro and one amateur fight took place at the Canalta Centre ... Read More »

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New pitcher excited to see velocity change

By Sean Rooney on June 10th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney The latest arrival in the Medicine Hat Mavericks bullpen has a different look to show Western Major Baseball League batters who might remember him from last year. Cole Masik, who threw for the Melville Millionaires in 2016, says he’s added velocity after spending the spring at a pitching-centred gym in Seattle. “I went ... Read More »

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Mavericks lose lead late

By Sean Rooney on June 10th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Mavericks saw a lead fall apart in the last three innings of a 9-6 loss to the Edmonton Prospects Friday at Athletic Park. Up 5-1 through six innings, the Mavs’ bullpen failed them —or the Prospects came clutch, depending on your point of view. Edmonton scored two in the ... Read More »

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Sub-55 run for Watson

By Medicine Hat News on June 9th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Before competing in the Olympics, Sage Watson figured she’d need a time faster than 55 seconds to crack the women’s 400 metre hurdles final in Rio. It certainly seems she’s ready to do it on a regular basis now. The Seven Persons star, in her last NCAA championships at Eugene, Oregon Thursday, ... Read More »

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