August 16th, 2018

Local Sports

Bonus power wins Game 1

By Sean Rooney on August 7th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney David Salgueiro might be known for his feet, but the Medicine Hat Mavericks centre-fielder is doing damage with his bat in these playoffs too. Salgueiro swung, flipped his bat about seven feet in the air and watched his two-run home run sail over the fence in the fourth inning of Monday’s Western Major ... Read More »

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Hat team wins oldtimers baseball title in Charlottetown

By Sean Rooney on August 7th, 2018

Medicine Hat News They’ve hosted the tournament three times but only one Medicine Hat team had ever won at the Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation championships. And now there’s a second. The Medicine Hat Oilmen beat the Regina Drifters 13-0 Monday in Charlottetown, P.E.I. to claim the 43-over division Tier 2 crown. The Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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Third time’s the charm

By Ryan McCracken on August 6th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Mavericks pitcher Jared Libke is convinced the third time will be the charm. The Mavericks are set to open a third consecutive Western Major Baseball League Western Division final against the Edmonton Prospects after dropping each of the past two meetings as the higher seed. While it’s an eerily similar situation ... Read More »

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Hat juniors settle for third at nationals

By Ryan McCracken on August 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat’s junior AAA All-Stars settled for a third-place finish at the Junior Little League Canadian Championship after falling one run shy of reaching the finals in Saturday’s 4-3 loss to the host Lethbridge Junior Bulls. Medicine Hat bounced back from the narrow setback to take third place at the national tournament ... Read More »

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Local squad takes second at BCA Pool League World Championships

By Ryan McCracken on August 6th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Five local pool players made the trip to the Rio in Las Vegas for the Billiard Congress of America World 8-Ball Championships last month and returned home as world silver medallists. The team of Alex Pettyjohn, Dennis Porth Jr., Kim Bohnet, Sean Mckay and Jenman Luk —dubbed fLUKie shtz — battled their way ... Read More »

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Mavs advance

By Ryan McCracken on August 4th, 2018

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The Medicine Hat Mavericks used a six-run third inning to stake a lead they would not give up Friday. For good measure, they put up seven more runs in the fifth. It helped them clinch the series 3-1 and eliminate the Lethbridge Bulls from the 2018 season. Carson Johnson had six ... Read More »

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Shot at redemption awaits Mavericks in Western Division final

By Ryan McCracken on August 4th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Mavericks will have a shot at redemption when the Western Major Baseball League’s Western Division final kicks off Monday. After collecting a series-deciding 17-4 victory over the Lethbridge Bulls in Game 4 of the Western Major Baseball League’s Western Division semifinal Friday at Spitz Stadium, the Mavs will once again ... Read More »

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Mavericks bats heat up in Lethbridge

By None on August 3rd, 2018

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald LETHBRIDGE The regular season doesn’t matter come playoffs. That’s what the Lethbridge Bulls were telling the Medicine Hat Mavericks. Until the top of the fourth inning hit Thursday night. That’s when the Mavs promptly hit two of their three home runs on the night on their way to a 9-4 win ... Read More »

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Hat team drops game, on to national semis

By Sean Rooney on August 3rd, 2018

Medicine Hat News It’s down to crunch time for Medicine Hat’s all-stars at the Junior Little League Canadian Championships. At Lethbridge Thursday, the Alberta representatives fell 11-1 to Quebec in the minimum five innings due to the mercy rule. But their week is far from over, with a semifinal game set and still a chance ... Read More »

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Kane-Rissling triple medallist at provincials

By Sean Rooney on August 3rd, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat-based Bulldogs Track and Field Club was in Sherwood Park this past weekend and saw a number of athletes earn medals at a meet that served as provincials for some age groups and a western Canadian competition for others. According to Bulls coach Sean Freeman, Madison Kane-Rissling was a triple ... Read More »

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