July 17th, 2018

Local Sports

Lulay can still get it done for Lions

By None on July 17th, 2018

After beating B.C. 41-19 in Winnipeg, the Blue Bombers swaggered over-confidently into the Lions’ den only to find that kitty has claws. In contrasting halves, the Red River boys continued their dominance by running up a 17-0 lead after 30 minutes. Then a rusty pivot with red hair, Travis Lulay, engineered 20 unanswered points to ... Read More »

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Libke solid in victory

By Sean Rooney on July 17th, 2018

Medicine Hat News After his last start, Medicine Hat Mavericks pitcher Jared Libke said he’d like to throw with a bit more control the next time out. He ought to be happy about how things went in Brooks Monday night. Libke only walked one batter and gave up three hits in seven innings of a ... Read More »

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Rattlers name two new soccer coaches

By Sean Rooney on July 17th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Medicine Hat College is officially moving on from its long-time, award-winning soccer coach —and, for that matter, a one-coach system. Jim Loughlin’s name was nowhere to be seen in Monday’s press release announcing Ian Tully to run the men’s team and Stephen Newton for the women’s. Loughlin —hired in 2004 as the men’s ... Read More »

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Under-16 Thunder take bronze at softball provincials

By Sean Rooney on July 17th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Thunder won bronze at under-16 B softball provincials, and very nearly had a spot in Sunday’s final. In the town of Calahoo, the Thunder forced an extra inning and had a runner at third base to force a second but fell 14-13 to the Sedgewick Oilers in their semifinal. ... Read More »

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Edwards sweeps baby grands

By Ryan McCracken on July 16th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken A little brake problem couldn’t stop Dale Edwards on Saturday at Medicine Hat Speedway. The 25-year-old Cochrane product made a few adjustments in the pit before winning a tightly contested second heat and moving on to take the checkered flag in Saturday’s baby grands main event. “We had to get those figured out, ... Read More »

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Plenty of competition at mixed doubles tourney

By Ryan McCracken on July 16th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Lauren Danroth and Trevor Riddell combined to clinch the Medicine Hat Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament title on Saturday at the Medicine Hat Tennis Club. Danroth and Riddell clinched the championship with a straight sets victory over Kristen Norris and Craig Weich in the Open final. Eryn Comeau and Ryan Comeau took the ... Read More »

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Mavericks ride the long ball to win four-game set over Giants

By Ryan McCracken on July 16th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Mavericks rode the long ball to victory Sunday at Athletic Park. Catcher David Vilches hit two home runs as one of four Mavericks to clear the fence in a narrow 9-8 win over the Fort McMurray Giants Sunday. “When everybody is on, we’re on. We’re having bit hits, home runs, ... Read More »

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Monarchs bounce back for walk-off win on seniors’ day

By Ryan McCracken on July 16th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Moose Monarchs shook off a pair of losses and battled back for a 14-4 walk-off victory over the Missoula Mavericks to avoid a series sweep on Sunday at Jeffries Field. Hat outfielder Cavan Kolody — one of eight graduating Monarchs playing in their final home game of the AA American ... Read More »

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Seefried wins Redcliff Open

By Ryan McCracken on July 16th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Lanny Seefried shot a tournament-low 73 Sunday at Riverview Golf Club to clinch his third Redcliff Open championship after trailing by three shots entering the final round. Seefried managed to draw even with Saturday’s leader, Jason Risk, through the front-9 Sunday before draining a couple of key shots then hanging on for the ... Read More »

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Mav pitchers jump in on batting practice before playoff-clinching win

By Ryan McCracken on July 14th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Even the pitchers were going deep on Friday at Athletic Park. Following Jaymon Cervantes’ complete game shutout victory over the Regina Red Sox on Wednesday, the Medicine Hat Mavericks opted to put their pitchers at the plate for batting practice before taking on the Fort McMurray Giants. While the arms stayed on the ... Read More »

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