July 15th, 2018

Sports

Local Sports

  • Mavericks clinch playoff spot with 16 games remaining

    Medicine Hat News With two weeks left in the regular season, the Medicine Hat Mavericks will be able to ensure all arms are ready for August, when playoffs begin. But if you dig down into the statistics, they’re already doing a pretty good job of that. For a team that’s scored by far the most [...] Read More »

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  • Mav pitchers jump in on batting practice before playoff-clinching win

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Even the pitchers were going deep on Friday at Athletic Park. Following Jaymon Cervantes’ complete game shutout victory over the Regina Red Sox on Wednesday, the Medicine Hat Mavericks opted to put their pitchers at the plate for batting practice before taking on the Fort McMurray Giants. While the arms stayed on the [...] Read More »

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  • AAAs take Hat battle

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat AAA Thunder kicked off their host invitational baseball tournament with a commanding cross-town victory over the local AA squad on Friday at KinCoulee Park. Jack Didack, Evan Morrison, Carson Sauter and Hayden Hall all connected for 3 RBI in a 19-1 landslide victory that will serve as a tune-up for [...] Read More »

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  • Mavs haven’t clinched playoff spot yet

    Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Mavericks almost clinched a playoff spot Thursday night, but they’ve got plenty of chances left. With the Western Major Baseball League-leading Mavs on a night off, they got to do some scoreboard watching. If both Brooks and Fort McMurray lost, they could finish no lower than fourth in the [...] Read More »

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  • Knights persevere in back-and-forth victory

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken A pair of nightmare innings nearly paved the way to disaster on Thursday at Athletic Park — but the Medicine Hat K of C Knights managed to return the favour. While the Knights watched a 5-1 lead flip into a four-run deficit by allowing 12 runs to the Lewiston Redbirds through the fifth [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Canadian Marino beats Glushko to win Challenger tennis tournament

    WINNIPEG – Canadian Rebecca Marino has added another victory to her impressive comeback campaign. The 27-year-old from Vancouver defeated No. 2 seed Julia Glushko of Israel 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) on Sunday to win the Winnipeg National Bank Challenger title. The unseeded Marino fired six aces and won 70 per cent of her first-service points [...] Read More »

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  • France wins 2nd World Cup title, beats Croatia 4-2

    MOSCOW – France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in a match briefly interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for . Teenage forward Kylian Mbappe scored his fourth goal of the tournament for France and the team’s [...] Read More »

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  • NewsAlert: France doubles up Croatia 4-2 for World Cup title

    MOSCOW – France has won the World Cup, defeating Croatia 4-2. Teenager Kylian Mbappe scored France’s fourth goal in the 65th minute to help the country win its second World Cup title and first since [...] Read More »

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  • Pussy Riot claims on-field protest at World Cup final

    MOSCOW – Russian protest group and Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for four people who ran onto the field and disrupted the World Cup final. The punk band says in a statement posted on their Twitter feed Sunday that the disruption was a protest. The four people who charged onto the field in the 52nd [...] Read More »

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  • Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon by beating Anderson in 3 sets

    LONDON – Novak Djokovic was disconsolate and injured when he left Wimbledon a year ago, quitting during his quarterfinal because of a painful right elbow that would need surgery. Djokovic was so dispirited by his upset exit at the French Open last month that he vowed, in the heat of the moment, to skip the [...] Read More »

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