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Bulls 3, Mavericks 2: Lethbridge forces Game 5

By Sean Rooney on August 4th, 2017

SEAN ROONEY srooney@medicinehatnews.com Twitter: MHNRooney All night long the balls kept holding up in a stiff breeze at Athletic Park. With their season on the line and time running out, the Lethbridge Bulls found the extra gear to put a couple too far to catch. Lethbridge beat the Medicine Hat Mavericks 3-2 Friday, turning the ... Read More »

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Hat junior AAA team win big in opener

By Southern Alberta Newspapers on August 4th, 2017

Dale Woodard Alberta Newspaper Group LETHBRIDGE Whether it’s down the road or on the other side of the country, nationals are nationals. Sure, Medicine Hat Little League didn’t have to travel too far to represent their province at this year’s Junior Little League Canadian Championship, bypassing plane rides for a two-hour drive down Highway 3 ... Read More »

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Mickey medals at Canada Games

By Medicine Hat News on August 4th, 2017

Redcliff’s Sarah Mickey won another track and field medal Monday, silver at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg. Mickey, 19, threw her discus 16.40 metres in the women’s para event, her distance combined with her type of disability turning into 573 points. Ontario’s Julia Hanes, who swept the throwing events at senior nationals last month, ... Read More »

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Coehoorn’s Corner: Every decision counts

By Medicine Hat News on August 4th, 2017

Decisions, decisions, decisions… We operate in a world where we are constantly making decisions. Some are the right decisions, others are wrong ones, and some are neither right nor wrong. Decisions can also be small, or they can be big. Decisions can be made quickly, and they can be made over a long period of ... Read More »

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Hat goes down swinging

By Ryan McCracken on August 4th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat knew they would be in tough for their Canadian Little League Championship opening matchup against the White Rock All Stars, but they didn’t go down without making some noise in a 13-2 loss at Lovell McDonnell Field. While the game was bookended by a pair of big White Rock innings — ... Read More »

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Mavs stake a 2-1 series lead over Bulls with comeback win

By Ryan McCracken on August 4th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Billed as a matchup of deadly offences, the first-round Western Major Baseball League series between the Medicine Hat Mavericks and Lethbridge Bulls was anything but through two games. The bats finally got going Thursday in a big way. Lethbridge got on the board first but the home team rallied for a 9-6 win ... Read More »

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Diamond’s namesake a true legend of baseball in Canada

By Sean Rooney on August 4th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It’s opening day at the Little League Canadian Championships and Lovell McDonnell is sitting on a lawnmower. The 72-year-old’s voice quickens as he talks about how the machine helped make those professional-looking lanes in the outfield, grass pushed down one way and the other by special metal rollers. How the rollers can be ... Read More »

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Mavericks 9, Bulls 6: Nine unanswered runs give Mavs series lead

By Sean Rooney on August 3rd, 2017

SEAN ROONEY srooney@medicinehatnews.com Twitter: MHNRooney Billed as a matchup of deadly offences, the first-round Western Major Baseball League series between the Medicine Hat Mavericks and Lethbridge Bulls was anything but through two games. The bats finally got going Thursday in a big way. Lethbridge got on the board first but the home team rallied for ... Read More »

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Here comes No. 4, Mr. Orr

By Ryan McCracken on August 3rd, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Fans can come out to watch Robert Orr on the ball diamond for the Canadian Little League Championship this week at Lovell McDonnell Field. Not the Hall of Fame hockey player, of course, but the young power hitting third baseman of the White Rock All Stars. Fittingly sporting the No. 4 on his ... Read More »

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Border battle brewing

By Ryan McCracken on August 3rd, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The border battle has officially made its way into the Medicine Hat Tigers dressing room at the IIHF World Junior Summer Showcase in Plymouth, Mich. Texan sniper Max Gerlach, Edmonton-born defenceman David Quenneville and Wainwright product Mason Shaw are all fighting to make the final cut for Saturday’s tournament-ending clash between the United ... Read More »

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