June 26th, 2019

Local Sports

First win a no-doubter for Mavs

By Sean Rooney on June 7th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Mavericks broke the doughnut in a big way Tuesday. A 12-2 win over the visiting Brooks Bombers was the Western Major Baseball League team’s first of the season, ending an 0-4 slump in emphatic fashion. After needing big late-inning surges to keep close in their first few games, an ... Read More »

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First win still elusive for Mavericks

By Medicine Hat News on June 6th, 2017

Once again, the Medicine Hat Mavericks couldn’t calm the bats of their opposition. For the Lethbridge Bulls, it was a familiar storyline. In front of their first home crowd of the season Monday at Athletic Park, the Mavs fell 8-2 to the Bulls. Medicine Hat fell to 0-4 on the young Western Major Baseball League ... Read More »

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Scholly leads Marlins’ haul

By Medicine Hat News on June 6th, 2017

Medicine Hat News In their last big meet before hosting southern provincials, the Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club saw five swimmers come through for six medals at the Cascade International in Calgary. Ashton Scholly, 12, won silver in the 50 metre backstroke and added a bronze in both the 100 and 200 metre backstroke. He took ... Read More »

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Lacrosse: Junior B Sun Devils get back into the win column at Kinplex

By Medicine Hat News on June 6th, 2017

Medicine Hat News A return to the Kinplex finally paid dividends for the junior B Sun Devils. Medicine Hat’s entry in the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League snapped a five-game losing streak Saturday, coming from behind to beat the Calgary Wranglers 7-6. It was just the Devils’ second game in the Kinplex this season, after the ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Never count out Buono’s defence-first Lions

By Medicine Hat News on June 6th, 2017

The letter of the day in B.C. is D, for defence. During the off-season the Lions lost outstanding veteran linemen Alex Bazzie and Jabar Westerman, linebacker Adam Bighill, defensive back Ryan Phillips, cornerback Anthony Gaitor and safety Mike Edem. “Defence has been a priority,” said Wally Buono, the Lions’ vice president of football operations, general ... Read More »

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Good combine could help Shaw at draft

By Ryan McCracken on June 6th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Mason Shaw may have improved his draft stock at the NHL scouting combine this weekend. The 18-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers forward proved he brings more than just playmaking skill and a gritty attitude to the table by placing top-25 in the grueling Wingate anaerobic test. “To say the least, it was a good ... Read More »

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Triple play believed to be a first

By Sean Rooney on June 6th, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Bottom of nine, nobody out, tie game and runners on first and second. Six times out of 10 it’s game over. About one time in a million, it’s one hard-hit ball away from extra innings. The Medicine Hat Mavericks turned what’s believed to be the Western Major Baseball League franchise’s first triple play ... Read More »

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Knights close out weekend with doubleheader sweep

By Ryan McCracken on June 5th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat K of C Knights jumped to a 3-1 start in their American Legion A baseball campaign this weekend, splitting a doubleheader with the Lethbridge Miners with a 3-2 win and a 9-5 loss on Saturday before sweeping the Great Falls Chargers Sunday, 9-7 and 15-5. Knights starting pitcher Travis ... Read More »

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Mavs open WMBL season on three-game skid

By Ryan McCracken on June 5th, 2017

Medicine Hat News A triple play, a clutch RBIdouble in extra innings — everything finally seemed to be falling in the direction of the Medicine HatMavericks. Then heartbreak struck again. While Andrew Carter connected for an RBIdouble in the top of the 11th to give Medicine Hat their first lead of the day after falling ... Read More »

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Monarchs hope to have turned a corner at home tournament

By Ryan McCracken on June 5th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It didn’t start the way they drew it up, but the Medicine Hat Moose Monarchs can take some solace in the way they closed out their Servus Credit Union American Legion AABaseball Tournament on home turf this weekend. After kicking off the tournament with five errors in the opener and eight more in ... Read More »

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