July 22nd, 2018

Local Sports

Hodgins takes the title

By Sean Rooney on July 7th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Ryan Hodgins’ incredible summer keeps getting better. The 16-year-old out of the Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club won the Alberta juvenile boys title Friday, capping his fourth round at the Sundre Golf Club with a birdie on the 18th hole. Hodgins — who will tee it up on his home course ... Read More »

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Murschell gets another win at U.S. Masters

By Sean Rooney on July 7th, 2018

Medicine Hat News For the second year in a row, Dawson Murschell took down a big-named pro at the U.S. Darts Masters in Las Vegas. This time around, however, it wasn’t a stunning upset. Murschell, a 22-year-old from Medicine Hat who earned his pro tour card in January, beat Gerwyn Price of Wales 6-2 on ... Read More »

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Sun Devils have home floor advantage for playoff series

By Sean Rooney on July 7th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Getting to the playoffs was the goal. Now the Medicine Hat Sun Devils want to get to the next round. The Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League junior B team hosts the Calgary Axemen Saturday (5 p.m., Kinplex) and Sunday (11 a.m., Kinplex) in a best-of-three Tier 2 series, and they’re eager to see what ... Read More »

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Monarchs with clutch hits at Spokane tournament

By Sean Rooney on July 7th, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Moose Monarchs went through the round robin with a 3-1 record at the Fourth of July Tournament in Spokane, thanks in part to a pair of late-inning rallies. On Friday, Braydon Pudwell’s two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning gave Medicine Hat a 6-5 win over the ... 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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Mickey with two more silver medals

By Sean Rooney on July 6th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Another day, another two silver medals for Redcliff’s Sarah Mickey. At the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Ottawa Thursday, Mickey again had the best throw distance-wise of the competition, but when adapted ability levels were factored in the Bulldogs Club member wound up second. In the seated para category, Mickey threw ... Read More »

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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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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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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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