May 25th, 2020

Sports

Local Sports

  • First hole in one of the year at Paradise

    Nikki Mellor Huber has the distinction of scoring the first hole in one of the season at Paradise Valley Golf Course. Huber aced her first hole Wednesday with a 9-iron. The 87-yard opener gets a lot of hole in ones recorded, but given the unique nature of this season there haven’t been as many chances [...] Read More »

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  • Team bonds over bottles

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Crescent Heights Vikings senior girls volleyball team may not be in class or on the court, but they’ve still been out in the community making a difference. In the face of a global pandemic, the high school squad combined their efforts in a bottle drive fundraiser and collected a total $3,730 for the [...] Read More »

    5 days ago
  • Academy joins AAA league

    Top-tier minor hockey in the Medicine Hat area got a huge boost Saturday when Willie Desjardins’ South Alberta Hockey Academy announced it will ice two under-18 teams this fall in a AAA-level league. Both a boys and a girls under-18 team will play in the Canadian Sports School Hockey League, with all players attending Eagle [...] Read More »

    7 days ago
  • McCoy’s Davies moving on but staying a Colt

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Haedyn Davies will officially graduate from Monsignor McCoy High School next month – but he’ll still be a Colt next season. The McCoy-Eagle Butte Colts slotback recently committed to continue his career on the gridiron with the Canadian Junior Football League’s Calgary Colts and says he can’t wait to get a taste of the [...] Read More »

    1 week ago
  • Egert goes to powerhouse: Mohawks record-holder commits to play with U of A Golden Bears

    rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Ethan Egert has joined up with the University of Alberta’s Golden Bears.  The graduating Hat High Mohawks basketball player committed to the Golden Bears earlier this month after closing out his high school career with school records in points, rebounds, assists and steals. “It was a great three years. I really enjoyed my time [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Lions rookie linebacker Williams patiently waiting for 2020 CFL season

    Jordan Williams isn’t allowing the COVID-19 pandemic dampen his enthusiasm of starting his pro football career with the B.C. Lions. The six-foot, 232-pound linebacker was the first player taken in last month’s CFL draft. Under normal circumstances, Williams would currently be in training camp learning the ropes under fist-year Lions head coach Rick Campbell. But [...] Read More »

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  • Canada’s Stewart Friesen ready to get back to racing at NC Education Lottery 200

    Stewart Friesen expects that he’s going to be by himself almost all day on Tuesday. Not a unique experience for anyone during the COVID-19 pandemic, but very different for a driver competing on the NASCAR Trucks circuit. Friesen will drive himself to Charlotte Motor Speedway, get changed in his vehicle, then go through the driver [...] Read More »

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  • NHL hoping to move to Phase 2 of return-to-play protocol in early June

    TORONTO – The NHL is hoping to move to Phase 2 of its return-to-play protocol, including the opening of practice facilities and allowing small group workouts, early next month. The league, which was forced to pause its season March 12 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, released a 22-page memo detailing the plan Monday. The document [...] Read More »

    10 hours ago
  • National Women’s Soccer League moves to allow training in small groups

    The National Women’s Soccer League moved a step closer to resuming play by announcing Monday that players can start training in small groups providing it is done under league protocols and meets the requirements of local authorities. Teams will be able to progress to full team training on May 30 providing they complete five days [...] Read More »

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  • Ace Canadian esports driver Brooks tearing up the track online during COVID-19

    TORONTO – Andrew Brooks could write a travelogue that would make a jet-setting socialite jealous. Paris, Tokyo, New York, Sydney and Monaco – twice – are just some of the desirable locations Brooks has visited over the last two years. His travel history reads like a Formula One star’s itinerary, which is fitting as Brooks [...] Read More »

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