July 21st, 2019

Sports

Local Sports

  • Knights extend season

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat K of C Knights extended their season on Friday afternoon at Jeffries Field. Trailing the Fort Macleod Royals by five runs after two innings, Medicine Hat dug in and rallied back into the contest before stealing away a lead they wouldn’t give up in the seventh – keeping the Knights alive [...] Read More »

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  • Marathon loss one for the ages

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Mavericks head coach Tom Vessella has been around the game of baseball for some time, but he’s never experienced anything quite like Thursday’s gruelling 17-inning marathon that extended nearly two hours into Friday morning. While the Mavericks ultimately lost the seven-hour battle when Okotoks Dawgs infielder Liam Rihela earned a bases-loaded walk [...] Read More »

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  • Junior All-Stars take edge over Airdrie

    The Medicine Hat Junior AAA All-Stars are one win away from another trip to nationals following a 13-5 victory over Airdrie on Friday at Kin Coulee Park. While Medicine Hat stranded the bases loaded in each of the first two innings, they broke through in the fifth with a seven-run frame to seize control of [...] Read More »

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  • Segall Says: Western Canada Games are a great opportunity for athletes

    I’m very excited for August to come! I get the privilege and honour to serve as a mission staff member for Team Alberta at the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current. The games run from Aug 9-18. Athletes, coaches and managers will come from Nunavut, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan. These [...] Read More »

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  • Bratvold second at junior golf event in Calgary

    Medicine Hat’s Sam Bratvold had a great time in Calgary this week. The 17-year-old finished second in his division at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s event at McKenzie Meadows Golf Club, shooting rounds of 78, 79 and 75 on the 6,605-yard par-72 course. Only Calgary’s Patrick Miller, buoyed by an opening-round 66, could do [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Lowry wins British Open in celebrated return to Emerald Isle

    PORTRUSH, Ireland – The long-awaited return of the British Open to Northern Ireland ended with Shane Lowry keeping the silver claret jug on the Emerald Isle. Even as the rain stopped, the tears began flowing. Lowry, the 32-year-old Irishman with stout nerves and a soft touch around the greens, endured the worst weather of the [...] Read More »

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  • Carson, Percillier lead Canada to fifth-place finish at World Rugby U20 Trophy

    SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil – Nick Carson scored two tries and captain Will Percillier added a try and six conversions as Canada downed Kenya 52-13 on Sunday in the fifth-place game at the World Rugby U20 Trophy. Antoine de la Fontaine, Michael McCarthy, Tyler Rowland, David Richard and Siaki Vikilani also scored tries for [...] Read More »

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  • NewsAlert: Shane Lowry wins British Open by 6 strokes for first major title

    PORTRUSH, Ireland – Shane Lowry wins British Open by 6 strokes for first major title[...] Read More »

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  • Big crowd gathering in sweltering heat for HOF inductions

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – A large crowd is beginning to gather for Sunday’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown. Local officials are predicting a crowd of around 50,000, and despite sweltering heat, most spots in the field outside Clark Sports Center already have been staked out. Temperatures are predicted to climb into the mid-80s [...] Read More »

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  • Newgarden dominates in IndyCar victory in Iowa

    NEWTON, Iowa – With his championship lead in danger, Josef Newgarden strengthened his hold on the title chase with yet another blistering run in Iowa. Josef Newgarden led 245 laps of 300 laps and won the weather-delayed IndyCar race early Sunday at the Iowa Speedway, his fourth victory of the season. Newgarden’s run resembled his [...] Read More »

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