September 18th, 2021

Sports

Local Sports

  • Tigers sign another 2020 draft pick

    Contracts are flowing in Medicine Hat. The Tigers announced Saturday they have signed forward Brett Calhoon to a standard WHL player agreement. The Oliver, British Columbia product was selected by the Tigers 193rd overall in the 2020 WHL bantam draft. Calhoon appeared in 9 games last season for the Okanagan HA Black U17 Prep team [...] Read More »

    6 hours ago
  • Tigers fall in first pre-season game

    The Medicine Hat Tigers brought a dramatic finish to their first pre-season game but ultimately fell 3-2 against the Lethbridge Hurricanes. The Tigers jumped out to an early lead off of a Brayden Boehm goal, 5:35 into the first period. Oren Shtrom and Rhett Parsons assisted on the mark. Lethbridge tied up the game then [...] Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Cubs ride strong second past Copperheads in pre-season finale

    The Medicine Hat Cubs responded to a back-and-forth opening frame with a three-goal second en route to a 6-4 exhibition victory over the Coaldale Copperheads on Friday night at Redcliff Arena. Medicine Hat’s Connor Douglas opened the scoring 59 seconds into the game, but the Cubs saw the lead quickly vanish on back-to-back tallies from [...] Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Vikings have themselves a night

    jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The Vikings had themselves a night on Friday. Crescent Heights hosted Brooks Composite High at the Methanex Bowl and won 28-6 over the Buffalos. The game was capped off with a pick-6 for the Vikings to secure the victory. For head coach Sean Davis, the win wasn’t guaranteed from the start but he was [...] Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Three local women win softball merit awards

    jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Rebecca Jackiw was just following in her mothers footsteps when it came to volunteering. “My mom was a big volunteer for me and my sisters when we were growing up, so looking at all the man hours she put in when I was growing up to make my sporting events and all of the [...] Read More »

    15 hours ago

National Sports

  • Edmonton Oilers re-sign forward Kailer Yamamoto to one-year contract

    EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers have extended the contract of forward Kailer Yamamoto by a year. The Oilers and the 22-year-old from Spokane, Wash., agreed to a one-year deal worth $1.175 million. Yamamoto compiled eight goals, 13 assists and 26 penalty minutes over 52 games for Edmonton last season. The five-foot-eight, 155-pound forward carried a [...] Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Vancouver Whitecaps want to get back to winning ways in MLS game against Colorado

    VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Whitecaps must punch above their weight Sunday in Denver against the Colorado Rapids in a bid to climb into the Major League Soccer playoff picture. Vancouver (7-8-8) ended a four-game win streak with a 1-0 loss to Portland last week. The Whitecaps rank ninth in the Western Division four points back [...] Read More »

    9 hours ago
  • Citing a fixture crunch, Canada opts to skip World Rugby Americas Pacific Challenge

    Citing a fixture crunch, Canada will skip next month’s World Rugby Americas Pacific Challenge. The six-team competition, back after a pandemic-prompted hiatus, runs Oct. 22-30 in Montevideo, Uruguay, with developmental teams from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and the U.S. The World Rugby-funded tournament requires that 23 of the 28 players in each squad must [...] Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • Major League Soccer fines Toronto FC defenders Kemar Lawrence, Chris Mavinga

    TORONTO – Major League Soccer has fined Toronto FC defenders Kemar Lawrence and Chris Mavinga for their actions in TFC’s 1-0 loss to Inter Miami on Tuesday. The MLS disciplinary committee found Lawrence guilty of failing to leave the field in a timely manner after being red-carded in the 37th minute. Mavinga was guilty of [...] Read More »

    11 hours ago
  • Scoreboard for Friday, Sept. 17, 2021

    Friday’s Games CFL Hamilton 23 Calgary 17 Saskatchewan 30 Toronto 16 — MLB American League Minnesota 7 Toronto 3 N.Y. Yankees 8 Cleveland 0 Tampa Bay 7 Detroit 4 (10 innings) Boston 7 Baltimore 1 Chicago White Sox 8 Texas 0 Seattle 6 Kansas City 2 Oakland 5 L.A. Angels 4 National League Cincinnati 3 [...] Read More »

    20 hours ago