August 5th, 2020

Sports

Local Sports

  • Solar project set to break ground will produce up to 39 megawatts

    A new utility-scale solar project will begin construction southwest of Medicine Hat this month, according to a release from BluEarth Renewables. BluEarth announced it has signed a power purchase agreement with Bullfrog Power to “directly support the construction” of the 39-megawatt Burdett and Yellow Lake Solar Project, which could commence commercial operations as early as [...] Read More »

    4 days ago
  • Broncs and Honky Tonks rodeo officially called off

    There will be no Broncs and Honky Tonks at the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede this year. The indoor spring rodeo, originally scheduled for April – then re-scheduled to Sept. 18-20 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic – was officially cancelled Thursday, the local Stampede announced in a press release. “The rodeo committee volunteers [...] Read More »

    5 days ago
  • Medicine Hat Sport and Event Council conducting survey for local athletes and families

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Sport and Event Council is reaching out to Medicine Hat’s athletes and their families to help determine the best course of action for returning to play across the city. Sport and Event co-ordinator Kara Brake says the council has already seen plenty of feedback through its online survey for athletes and [...] Read More »

    6 days ago
  • Bubble hockey: Five Tigers alumni on NHL rosters entering post-season

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Western Hockey League season may have been cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are still five Medicine Hat Tigers alumni competing for the Stanley Cup inside the NHL bubble. The Edmonton Oilers lead the league with two former Tigers on their active roster in defenceman Kris Russell and centre Tyler [...] Read More »

    1 week ago
  • In it for the long run: Rattlers add cross country team to athletics program

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat College Rattlers will be home to a brand new cross country running team when the Alberta Colleges Athletics Conference inevitably resumes play in 2021. After years of hearing from the city’s cross country running community and watching promising student athletes opt to take their post secondary careers elsewhere, MHC’s manager of [...] Read More »

    1 week ago

National Sports

  • Vancouver Canucks tame Minnesota Wild 4-3 to even qualifying series

    EDMONTON – J.T. Miller’s goal and assist led the Vancouver Canucks in a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, evening their qualifying series at one win apiece. Tanner Pearson, Brock Boeser and Bo Horvat also scored for the Canucks, with Jacob Markstrom turning in a 32-save performance for the win. Kevin Fiala had [...] Read More »

    7 hours ago
  • NHL Capsules

    TORONTO – Sebastian Aho scored twice in the third period while James Reimer was strong in net to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Tuesday night and sweep the Stanley Cup qualifier series. Warren Foegele scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period for the Hurricanes, redirecting a shot [...] Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Aho, Reimer help Hurricanes beat Rangers 4-1 for sweep

    TORONTO – Sebastian Aho scored twice in the third period while James Reimer was strong in net to help the Carolina Hurricanes beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Tuesday night and sweep the Stanley Cup qualifier series. Warren Foegele scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period for the Hurricanes, redirecting a shot [...] Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Riley’s 3-run homer helps Fried, Braves beat Blue Jays 10-1

    ATLANTA – Max Fried boosted Atlanta’s depleted rotation by allowing only one run in six innings, Austin Riley hit a three-run homer and the Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-1 on Tuesday night. The Blue Jays played their first game since Thursday. Their weekend series against Philadelphia was postponed in this virus-interrupted season. Riley [...] Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • Calgary Flames take 2-1 series lead with 6-2 win over Winnipeg Jets

    EDMONTON – Calgary scored a trio of power-play goals on Tuesday en route to a 6-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets and a 2-1 lead in their qualifying series. Sean Monahan led Calgary’s attack with a goal and two assists. Elias Lindholm and Mikael Backlund each scored and had an assist. Matthew Tkachuk and Milan [...] Read More »

    11 hours ago