January 18th, 2019

Sports

Local Sports

  • Segall Says: Multi-sport athletes need fair treatment

    At what age should an athlete choose to specialize in one sport and one sport only? As a child and teenager I was blessed to play several different sports and had coaches who encouraged me to be a multi-sport athlete. My soccer coach understood when I had to miss a practice because I had a [...] Read More »

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  • Eye-opening trip for Rattlers player

    srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Medicine Hat College volleyball player Molly Marie came back for the second semester with a new perspective, and it has nothing to do with what happens on the court. Marie, a first-year right side from Lethbridge, went to Tanzania in December, visiting an orphanage in the east African country and reinforcing what she [...] Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Bumper crop for Mohawks

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Making the jump from high school to university can be daunting in any capacity, but four members of the Hat High Mohawks football team will make that transition together after signing with the University of Regina Rams. Lachlan Hardiker and Connor Taylor put pen to paper with the U Sports squad in the [...] Read More »

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  • Chyzowski back early, made impact after dangerous cut

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Ryan Chyzowski made his return to the Medicine Hat Tigers with near-perfect timing. The 18-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers centre required 15 stitches near his right knee after suffering a laceration in a 4-3 loss to the Calgary Hitmen on Jan. 5. While the recovery process left his status for Wednesday’s game against the [...] Read More »

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  • Wait and see for Søgaard’s injury

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Mads Søgaard is hoping for the best. The 18-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender suffered a hip flexor injury in the second period of Wednesday’s 4-3 shootout victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings which forced him to leave the game. The resulting diagnosis will keep Søgaard out of the crease for the weekend, but [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Hamilton’s Forge FC signs Cameroon international defender Bertrand Owundi

    Hamilton’s Forge FC has made Cameroon international defender Bertrand Owundi its first international signing. Owundi, 25, signed with Minnesota United last February but didn’t see time with the MLS club, instead playing for its USL affiliate, the Charlotte Independence. “Bertrand is a very good addition to our ongoing roster build. He brings a solid mentality [...] Read More »

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  • Saskatchewan Roughriders promote O’Day to GM, VP of football operations

    REGINA – The Saskatchewan Roughriders have promoted Jeremy O’Day to GM and vice-president of football operations. The Riders made the move Friday prior to president/CEO Craig Reynolds’s news conference. O’Day replaces Chris Jones, who resigned Tuesday as Saskatchewan’s head coach, defensive co-ordinator, GM and vice-president of football operations to become an assistant coach with the [...] Read More »

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  • Alphonso Davies starts on the bench for Bayern Munich as Bundesliga restarts

    SINSHEIM, Germany – Canadian teenager Alphonso Davies started on the bench Friday when Bayern Munich visited Hoffenheim as the Bundesliga resumed after its traditional winter break. Bayern teased Davies’s participation with a tweet showing his No. 19 jersey hanging in a locker-room stall. The caption, accompanied by an excerpt of dramatic music, read “It’s all [...] Read More »

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  • Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry joins select company with 5,000th assist

    TORONTO – On a night when he wasn’t even meant to play, Raptors all-star Kyle Lowry added to his legacy. Lowry, 32, has been at or near the top of the assists chart all season. Now the veteran point guard finds himself in select company after recording his 5,000th career assist. The milestone helper was [...] Read More »

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  • Calgary Stampeders re-sign receiver Kamar Jorden to two-year deal

    CALGARY – Kamar Jorden won’t be hitting the CFL free-agent market. The Calgary Stampeders re-signed the all-star receiver to a two-year deal Friday. Jorden was eligible to become a free agent next month. Jorden was a West Division all-star last season despite playing in only nine games before suffering a season-ending knee injury .The six-foot-three, [...] Read More »

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