June 19th, 2018

Local Sports

Mavericks on the board

By Sean Rooney on June 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Win number one is in the books for the Medicine Hat Mavericks. The Western Major Baseball League team put together an impressive night of pitching, fielding and batting to earn a 6-1 win over the Okotoks Dawgs Tuesday at Athletic Park, fully in control the whole night in front of an appreciative ... Read More »

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Monarchs felled in first half of doubleheader

By Sean Rooney on June 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Moose Monarchs began their American Legion AA season with a 9-5 home loss to the Great Falls Chargers Tuesday. At Jeffries Field, the Chargers put up four runs before the Monarchs even got to the plate in the first inning and pretty much never looked back. Matt Houlihan had a big ... Read More »

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Time to register is now for Southern Games

By Sean Rooney on June 6th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It’s down to crunch time for anyone wanting to register for the Southern Alberta Summer Games. With the deadline to enter set for Friday, both Medicine Hat and Cypress County team organizers are sounding the alarm that there will be no extended deadline this year. “Friday until the (Family Leisure Centre) is closed ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: This is the Riders’ year

By None on June 5th, 2018

Green is the colour, the Riders are the team. The three year rebuilding plan of coach Chris Jones is about to produce a bumper crop that will be harvested Nov. 25 in Edmonton. In his southern, shucks, golly fashion, Jones gives credit where credit is due. “In the end, it’s not so much what we ... Read More »

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Mohawks rugby team wins South Zone title

By None on June 5th, 2018

Alberta Newspaper Group LETHBRIDGE Raymond Comets and Medicine Hat Mohawks captured the Tier 1 titles as the Southern Alberta High School Rugby League held its championship games Monday at Sherring Field at Lethbridge Sports Park. Comets concluded a dominant Tier I girls’ season where they didn’t allow a point, defeating LCI Clippers 146-0 in Monday’s ... Read More »

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Mavericks fall in home opener

By None on June 5th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Delayed four days by rain, Monday’s home opener for the Medicine Hat Mavericks didn’t have the same sort of energy as it might have last week. A crowd of 642 saw the Mavs fall 9-6 to the Brooks Bombers, undone by a few untimely errors and an inability to string hits together ... Read More »

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The Truman show: Tigers prospect fares well at orientation camp scrimmage

By Ryan McCracken on June 5th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken All eyes may have been on top prospects Cole Sillinger and Dru Krebs entering Sunday’s Medicine Hat Tigers orientation camp scrimmage at the Family Leisure Centre, but Scout Truman stole the spotlight. The 15-year-old Lethbridge product scored a hat trick and added a shootout tally in Team White’s eventual 12-6 victory over Team ... Read More »

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Canjura among key returnees to team

By Sean Rooney on June 5th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Last year’s Medicine Hat Mavericks started with a few losses and wound up in the league semifinals, so Louie Canjura isn’t sweating over an 0-2 record less than a week into the season. “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. It’s a long season,” said the Mavs second-baseman prior to Monday’s ... Read More »

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Juggernaut wins another title

By Sean Rooney on June 5th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney When Hat High won track and field provincials the first time, everyone took notice. When they did it four years later, there was no longer doubt the first one was a fluke. On Saturday, in Red Deer, the Mohawks repeated their 4A team title, with the bulk of their points coming from the ... Read More »

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Sun Devils rack up 42 goals in weekend sweep

By Ryan McCracken on June 4th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken There was simply no stopping the Medicine Hat Sun Devils this weekend at the Kinplex. After kicking off the weekend with a lopsided 18-10 victory over the Calgary Sabrecats Saturday, the Sun Devils amped up the offence in a 24-3 blowout of the Strathmore Venom to surpass the .500 mark at 8-6 with ... Read More »

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