July 22nd, 2018

Local Sports

Cubs to open HJHL season against new team

By Sean Rooney on July 21st, 2018

Medicine Hat News While the Medicine Hat Cubs are undergoing a transition, they’re going to start their exhibition season against a brand new team in the Heritage Junior B Hockey League. New Cubs president Dave Kowalchuk announced Thursday that Medicine Hat will host the expansion Lomond Lakers in a pre-season game Friday, Sept. 14, 7:30 ... Read More »

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Monarchs stay hot with sweep of Butte Miners

By Ryan McCracken on July 21st, 2018

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Moose Monarchs rallied for back-to-back victories over the Butte Miners on the road Friday to push their American Legion Baseball AA record to 15-20-1 with two games left on the regular season docket. After taking a 7-4 victory in the first game thanks in part to a four-run sixth ... Read More »

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Dovichak leads Bulldogs with three medals at Masters

By Ryan McCracken on July 21st, 2018

Medicine Hat News Jayel Dovichak led the Medicine Hat Bulldogs Track Club to a strong weekend at the Masters Championships after taking home a silver and two bronze medals from the Calgary meet. Dovichak took home silver in the midget high jump and bronze in the 300-metre dash and 80-metre hurdles, but Dovichak wasn’t the ... Read More »

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Hatter Andi Suhai cracks two provincial ball squads

By Ryan McCracken on July 21st, 2018

Medicine Hat News Andi Suhai is set to represent her province on the national stage with not one, but two separate Albertan ball teams. The Medicine Hat junior AA All Star was named to both of Team Alberta’s 14-under and 16-under baseball teams ahead of the Western Canada Championships and Canadian Invitational Championships, respectively. The ... Read More »

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One step closer to history

By Ryan McCracken on July 21st, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Mavericks took one step closer to making Western Major Baseball League history with a 9-1 blowout victory over the Brooks Bombers on Friday at Athletic Park. With a league-leading 31-7 record, the Mavericks have already tied Medicine Hat’s third-best win total in franchise history — a mark set back in ... Read More »

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Hodgins second

By Sean Rooney on July 20th, 2018

Medicine Hat News Nobody’s been in Ryan Hodgins’ league on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour this summer. Until now. Hodgins, tuning up for the national junior championships with an MJT stop in Calgary this week, had solid rounds of 68, 77 and 74 at the par-72 McKenzie Meadows Golf Club but had to settle ... Read More »

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Majors heating up at right time

By Ryan McCracken on July 20th, 2018

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat major AAA All Stars are ready to fight for top of the province. After a week of team building and fine tuning, Parker Krauss says he and his teammates are ready to battle Alberta’s best at the Alberta Little League championship in Lethbridge. “I think we’re feeling good,” said Krauss, ... Read More »

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Athletes arrive for Alberta Games

By Sean Rooney on July 20th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney The bus ride took all day but dozens of Medicine Hat and area athletes were all smiles Thursday in Grande Prairie. A total of 53 Hat athletes will compete in a range of sports this weekend at the Alberta Summer Games, boarding a bus just after midnight and arriving in time for lunch. ... Read More »

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Lawn bowling greens reinvigorated

By Sean Rooney on July 19th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It was a lawn gone wrong. Ever since the Medicine Hat Lawn Bowling Club got its surfaces redone some nine years ago, the quality of the greens gradually went downhill. It got so bad that club members were forced to stop using the eight lanes on the surface closest to the clubhouse this ... Read More »

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Ross ready for the national stage

By Sean Rooney on July 19th, 2018

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney It’s the end of the third inning and K of C Knights catcher Reece Whelen was at bat, so someone needs to warm up the pitcher while he gets his gear on. The backup catcher strolls out, blonde ponytail blowing behind her. Nobody thinks anything of it. For years this has been the ... Read More »

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