June 26th, 2019

Local Sports

Mavs, Red Sox rained out

By Medicine Hat News on June 26th, 2019

The Medicine Hat Mavericks will finish the final two games of their three-game set in Regina tonight thanks to a rainstorm. Already down 6-0 in the third inning to the Red Sox, the skies opened up and the decision was eventually made to complete the Western Canadian Baseball League contest before playing a seven-inning series ... Read More »

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Lacrosse: Novice, bantam teams golden

By Medicine Hat News on June 26th, 2019

The Medicine Hat Sun Devils are novice division champions in the Southern Alberta Lacrosse League with an exclamation point. The Devils No. 2 novice team went 3-0 this past weekend at Lethbridge in playoffs, culminating in a 10-4 win over the host Cudas Sunday afternoon. They also earned 12-2 and 11-4 wins over Cudas teams ... Read More »

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Hat hosts BMX provincial series races

By Medicine Hat News on June 26th, 2019

If you were wondering what all the commotion was at Medicine Hat’s BMX track out by the Family Leisure Centre this past weekend, it was the site of the first two stops on Alberta’s Provincial Cup series. Predictably, hometown riders were right in the mix, if not often atop the leaderboards. Branden Lachapelle won the ... Read More »

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Lakers pitchers hold off Hatters

By Medicine Hat News on June 26th, 2019

The Moose Monarchs and Kalispell Lakers entered Tuesday’s doubleheader at Athletic Park tied in the Montana-Alberta American Legion AA baseball standings. Thanks to some great pitching and defence from the Lakers, the teams didn’t end that way. Kalispell won both games, 4-0 and 8-1 to improve to 5-6 in the standings. Medicine Hat fell to ... Read More »

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Junior golfers play High River

By Medicine Hat News on June 26th, 2019

A pair of Hat-area golfers were in High River this past weekend at the Maple Leaf Tour’s event at Highwood Golf and Country Club. Nolan Burzminski shot rounds of 74 and 82 on the par-72 course, finishing seven shots back of the winner, Calgary’s Elias Theodossopouos. He actually led after the first round but had ... Read More »

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Track meet draws 200-plus

By Medicine Hat News on June 26th, 2019

More than 200 kids took part in the Run Jump and Throw track meet Friday at Medicine Hat’s Rotary Track, and a few managed to set new records while earning medals. Among the multiple gold medallists, three athletes set new marks that other youngsters will try and beat in future years. Nevaeh Ross of Vincent ... Read More »

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Pickleball club holds in-house tourney

By Medicine Hat News on June 26th, 2019

Medicine Hat’s Pickleball Club held a tournament this past weekend with men’s, women’s and mixed doubles divisions in play. On Saturday, Cori Maser and Becks Dudley won the women’s intermediate ahead of Diane Snider and Joanne Anheller. Sherry Biko and Deb Widdis were third. In men’s advanced, Gerard Oosterhuis and Ken MacPhail took gold, Gord ... Read More »

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Tigers’ Sillinger takes first step towards worlds

By Medicine Hat News on June 26th, 2019

Up-and-coming Medicine Hat Tigers forward Cole Sillinger is among 112 players invited to a national under-17 development camp in Calgary next month – the first step in potentially playing at Canalta Centre in red and white instead of orange and black this fall. Sillinger, who played four regular season and six playoff games with the ... Read More »

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Dragon boat team wins in Lethbridge

By Medicine Hat News on June 26th, 2019

Medicine Hat’s Snapdragons topped their division at the Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival this past weekend. The team qualified for the semifinals based on one 200-metre and one 500-metre heat on Henderson Lake, then claimed top spot in both their semifinal and final runs. The team’s 2:46.83 time in their 500-metre semifinal Sunday was their best ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Reilly deserved better from Esks fans

By Graham Kelly on June 25th, 2019

Quarterback Mike Reilly is finding out that the artificial turf isn’t always greener on the other side of the mountains. He also discovered last Friday in Edmonton that you can’t go home again. The premier quarterback in the CFL was pounded unmercifully by his former teammates as his Lions lost 39-23. He was sacked at ... Read More »

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