August 23rd, 2017

Local Sports

Ringette:Hat teams finish well in league

By Medicine Hat News on February 8th, 2017

Medicine Hat News League play came to a close for a number of Medicine Hat ringette teams this past weekend, with plenty of good news to go around. A total of four Hat teams wound up among the top three in their respective Calgary Ringette League divisions, including two first-place results. The under-19 B Avalanche ... Read More »

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Hat ball team headed to Cuba

By Sean Rooney on February 8th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney The maple leaf on their red and black hats was a dead giveaway at the Cypress Centre Fieldhouse: This isn’t your typical winter baseball training session. As the young teenagers went from station to station working on fundamentals, they couldn’t help but think what it’s going to be like landing in Cuba in ... Read More »

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Mohawks unbeaten at Crescent Heights

By Medicine Hat News on February 8th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Hat High’s varsity boys basketball team did what was necessary against a Winston Churchill team still looking for its first league win. The Mohawks earned an 84-73 win at Crescent Heights Tuesday night, improving to 6-3 in the Southern Alberta High School Basketball League. Churchill fell to 0-8. Matt Manas led all ... Read More »

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All ages can sign up for track meet

By Medicine Hat News on February 7th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The first ever indoor track meet at the Family Leisure takes place this Saturday, and you don’t have to be part of the local club to see how you stack up. You don’t even have to be in the typical youth age group. All ages can still sign up for $20 and ... Read More »

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Pot leaps for pro squash tournament

By Medicine Hat News on February 7th, 2017

Medicine Hat News With more than double the prize money of previous years, this week’s Holtrand Open pro squash tournament at the Downtown YMCA has the attention of some of the world’s top players. Not that it didn’t the last four years, mind you. A press release states a “local squash enthusiast” made a cash ... Read More »

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Mavericks announce summer league schedule

By Medicine Hat News on February 7th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Two months. Forty-eight games. It’s always a busy summer for the Medicine Hat Mavericks, but they wouldn’t have it any other way. The Mavs released their Western Major Baseball League schedule Monday, noting you can already buy tickets down at Athletic Park even though it’ll be -30 C the next couple days. ... Read More »

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Minor hockey: Peewee Hounds in first place

By Medicine Hat News on February 7th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat’s peewee AA hockey team is on the verge of a special accomplishment. Their chances of winning a regular season title went way up with a trio of weekend wins, capped by one against the team chasing them in the standings. The Hounds beat Taber 7-1 Friday, Cranbook 5-2 Saturday then ... Read More »

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Colts, Talons will play final later

By Medicine Hat News on February 7th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Every once in a while there will be a tournament where two teams from the same out-of-town city wind up in the final. “We came all this way just to play each other?” they’ll lament. Well, in one case this past weekend, they didn’t bother. Monsignor McCoy and Eagle Butte’s varsity girls ... Read More »

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Junior curlers rock at local bonspiel

By Medicine Hat News on February 7th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The annual Medicine Hat Junior Bonspiel was held Saturday at the Medicine Hat Curling Club, where a visiting team from Calgary took top spot. The Huntington Hills squad skipped by Kenan Wipf went 4-0 on the day, just ahead of the home team including Hannah Bouvier, Shayla Herman, Kiara Tessier and Frankie ... Read More »

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Tigers avoid US Division sweep

By Ryan McCracken on February 6th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Tigers just managed to avoid a US Division sweep Saturday in Kennewick with a 6-5 victory over the Tri-City Americans. In fitting fashion, Medicine Hat’s American players posted a pair of big goals Saturday’s win. Texan sniper Max Gerlach notched his 30th goal of the season while Californian playmaker Steven ... Read More »

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