July 17th, 2018

Local Sports

Hodgins leads juveniles in Sundre

By Sean Rooney on July 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Red numbers have been hard to find at the Sundre Golf Club this week, to the point only one junior is below par heading into today’s final round. But if Innisfail’s Chandler McDowell falters at the Alberta Junior Boys Championship, Medicine Hat’s Ryan Hodgins is among the players who could catch him. ... Read More »

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Majors win 15-3

By Sean Rooney on July 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Saamis Rotary Majors baseball team continued their preparation for provincials with a one-sided win Wednesday. On home field, the Majors invoked the mercy rule in the sixth inning for a 15-3 win. Graceon Little went 3-for-3 with two runs and 2 RBI for Medicine Hat, which didn’t score until the third ... Read More »

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Parents attest to KidSport’s impact as charity looks to grow

By Sean Rooney on July 6th, 2018

Note: Stephen Oldford’s last name was misspelled in the original version of this story. srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Police knew the sight of her teenaged son as well as she did. Her daughter was disengaged. Her youngest? It wasn’t just autism to blame for the way he acted out. But a year after getting them connected to ... Read More »

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Mavericks back in action with Edmonton Prospects in town

By Sean Rooney on July 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News How far can this streak go? The Medicine Hat Mavericks will try to win their 13th game in a row tonight against the Edmonton Prospects. The Mavs have had blowouts, close games and come-from-behind stunners in their last 12, somehow always winding up ahead. They’ll face an Edmonton team that is still ... Read More »

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Rattlers use CCAA female coach program once again

By None on July 5th, 2018

Medicine Hat News For the second year in a row a former Rattlers athlete is using a national program to get a leg up in her burgeoning coaching career. Courtney Henry, who finished her last season with the women’s basketball team at nationals, was named last week as one of 12 apprentices chosen for the ... Read More »

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Murschell could get his rematch

By Sean Rooney on July 5th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Dawson Murschell will get his chance to repeat on the big stage in Las Vegas this weekend, but it wasn’t a cakewalk. The professional darts player from Medicine Hat became one of eight North American qualifiers for the U.S. Darts Masters Wednesday, raking in enough winnings from the preliminary rounds to earn ... Read More »

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Knights fall behind early, nearly complete rally against Spurs

By Sean Rooney on July 5th, 2018

Medicine Hat News After falling behind, the K of C Knights could’ve called it a game and started thinking about how to square up the second half of their doubleheader with the Vauxhall Spurs. They very nearly won instead. Medicine Hat’s American Legion single-A team was downed 12-11 by the Spurs at Athletic Park Wednesday, ... Read More »

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Redcliff’s Mickey repeats with medal at national track champs

By Sean Rooney on July 5th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Sarah Mickey is again a national track and field medallist. The Redcliff para-athlete won silver in the seated shot put at the Canadian championships Wednesday, throwing farther than anybody in her division except that once her level of disability was factored in, she was just shy of top spot. Ontario’s Pamela Lejean ... Read More »

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Batsel nearly sets course record

By Sean Rooney on July 5th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Dillon Batsel nearly picked up a course record but had to settle for a second-place finish at the PGA of Alberta’s tour stop near Ponoka. Batsel, a pro out of Connaught Golf Club, shot an 8-under 62 at the Wolf Creek Golf Resort Tuesday. The course record is 61, held by Canadian ... Read More »

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Majors silver but lose Getz

By Sean Rooney on July 4th, 2018

Medicine Hat News There was good news and bad news for Medicine Hat’s top major AAA baseball team this past weekend. At Kalispell for the annual Firecracker Tournament, the Saamis Rotary Majors wound up with an impressive second-place finish, losing 8-1 to the Trail All Stars in Sunday’s final. But with their eye on the ... Read More »

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