May 19th, 2019

Sports

Local Sports

  • Medwed set to represent Medicine Hat at Alberta Motocross Championship in town this weekend

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat’s Colton Medwed is set to represent his city as the lone host local at the Alberta Motocross Championship this weekend. The 15-year-old rider – who races out of both the SuperMini and junior 250cc classes – took part in the event alongside his older brother Logan when it was last in Medicine [...] Read More »

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  • Monarchs debut rained out in Vauxhall

    The Medicine Hat Moose Monarchs were forced to wait for their season to kick off after inclement weather resulted in the cancellation of their opening game at the Vauxhall Academy Jets’ 13th annual invitational tournament on Friday afternoon. The Monarchs – who are still finalizing their official roster ahead of the team’s American Legion AA [...] Read More »

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  • Hat High cruises to win over Eagle Butte in high school baseball, second in Tier 1 division

    Hat High’s Tier 1 baseball team beat the Eagle Butte Talons 10-0 Thursday, clinching a second-place seed entering their league’s championship tournament. Tory Nelson threw five innings in the win against the Tier 2 Talons, who will be seeded third in their division’s finals. No other details were available. Hat High is 6-3 overall this [...] Read More »

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  • Knights to host districts, Monarchs face unusual schedule

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken When the Medicine Hat K of C Knights last hosted the American Legion North District Class A Tournament in 2012, Lane Aman and Intek Hong were out on the diamond. This time, the pair of players-turned-coaches will be calling the shots from the dugout. Aman – who returns to the Knights for his third [...] Read More »

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  • Mohawks move on to provincials

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Hat High Mohawks varsity rugby team punched their ticket to provincials with a challenging 33-22 victory over the Chinook Coyotes on Thursday evening at Medicine Hat High School. With the South Zone getting two spots at this year’s Alberta finals in June, the Mohawks merely qualify for the zone final. Although the victory [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Koepka survives Bethpage Black to win PGA Championship

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Brooks Koepka took his place in PGA Championship history with a wire-to-wire victory, minus the style points. In a raging wind that turned Bethpage Black into a beast, Koepka lost all but one shot of his record seven-shot lead Sunday. He lost the brutal Long Island crowd, which began chanting “DJ!” for [...] Read More »

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  • Despite pre-game talk, Raptors coach Nick Nurse sticks with same lineup for Game 3

    TORONTO – Despite pre-game talk of lineup changes, Raptors coach Nick Nurse stuck with the same starting five for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night. Toronto lost the first two games of the series 108-100 and 125-103 with Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam and [...] Read More »

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  • Brandon Smith looking forward to new-look Stampeders a year after Grey Cup win

    CALGARY – A veteran of 10 seasons in the CFL, all with the Calgary Stampeders, Brandon Smith can’t recall meeting so many new people on the opening day of training camp. The defending champion Stampeders returned to the gridiron Sunday at McMahon Stadium missing 11 of 24 starters from last year’s Grey Cup game. “It’s [...] Read More »

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  • ‘Teams that win are tight’: B.C. Lions search for chemistry at training camp

    KAMLOOPS, B.C. – Mike Reilly knows he and his B.C. Lions teammates are going to get sick of each other over the next three weeks of training camp. But the star quarterback believes eating, sleeping and playing together will help create vital bonds for a squad that has been radically overhauled since last season. “It’s [...] Read More »

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  • Blues move to brink of Cup final with 5-0 win over Sharks

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – Vladimir Tarasenko scored on a penalty shot and Jaden Schwartz added the first of his three goals during a dominant second period that carried St. Louis to the brink of its first trip to the Stanley Cup Final in nearly a half-century, sending the Blues to a 5-0 victory over the [...] Read More »

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