May 26th, 2024

Local Sports

Mavs drop season opener Saturday

By James Tubb on May 25th, 2024

The Medicine Hat Mavericks chance at a perfect record was lost Saturday. The Mavs lost the opening game of the 2024 WCBL season, falling 14-8 at Moose Jaw to the Miller Express. Head coach Kevin Mitchell likes what he saw from his team despite the loss. ”We had 14 hits, I thought the aggressiveness was ... Read More »

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Teen swimmer races with the stars in Toronto at her first Canada Olympic Trials

By JAMES TUBB on May 25th, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Rowynn Biffart made her debut at the Canada Olympic Trials last weekend and is already looking forward to getting back there. The 15-year-old Medicine Hat swimmer was in five races at the Olympics Trials in Toronto from May 13-19, racing against Canada’s top swimmers vying for their spot at the 2024 Paris Olympics. Biffart ... Read More »

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Sr. Hawks split baseball doubleheader Thursday

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on May 25th, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The Medicine Hat High Hawks Sr. boys baseball team had an even record Thursday afternoon on the road. The Hawks had a doubleheader in Lethbridge, winning their first game 14-2 over the Magrath Zeniths and losing 18-8 to the Catholic Central Cougars. Cade Moch led the Hawks’ offence in their win, tallying three RBIs ... Read More »

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Nelson embracing switch to coach with Mavs

By JAMES TUBB on May 25th, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Tory Nelson is back for his third season with the Medicine Hat Mavericks. But instead of a utility man role, the local product is taking on a new responsibility. Nelson has joined the Mavs as an assistant coach on head coach Kevin Mitchell’s staff, alongside assistant coach Cody Henderson who is still with his ... Read More »

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Local gymnasts vault to success at provincial championships

By BRENDAN MILLER on May 24th, 2024

bmiller@medicinehatnews.com Ten-year-old Lauren Pancoast and her teammate 11-year-old Tenley Aberle said they were both focused and prepared heading into the Alberta Compulsory and Xcel Championships held in St. Albert earlier this month. Their preparation translated to success. Pancoast received the highest score in her skill category and received a gold medal as first all-around gymnast ... Read More »

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McCoy Sr baseball team splits doubleheader

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on May 24th, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The Monsignor McCoy Colts baseball team split their final doubleheader before playoffs. The Colts opened play Wednesday with a 6-2 loss to the Catholic Central Cougars. JJ Harnett threw four innings, allowing two earned runs on four hits and two walks while striking out four Cougars batters. Cole Carlson pitched the final two innings ... Read More »

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The boys of summer are back: Medicine Hat Mavericks open mini camp

By JAMES TUBB on May 24th, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The Medicine Hat Mavericks battled weather as they began preparations Thursday for a hopeful long WCBL season. The first day of the Mavs’ mini-camp at Athletic Park got underway but was halted within the first hour as a light rain turned to thunder and downpour, followed by hail. Despite the short, roughly 45 minutes ... Read More »

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Tigers acquire conditional pick in deal with Wenatchee

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on May 24th, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The Medicine Hat Tigers made a minor trade Thursday afternoon. The Tigers sent the rights to 2007-born forward Ben Davis to the Wenatchee Wild in exchange for a conditional eighth-round draft pick in the 2026 WHL draft. Davis was drafted by the Tigers 23rd overall in the 2022 WHL U.S. Priority Draft in the ... Read More »

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Two local sports legends added to Wall of Fame

By JAMES TUBB on May 24th, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb Two sports pillars were forever enshrined in Medicine Hat’s Sports Wall of Fame on Thursday. Sensei Zorislav Krco and Joseph Fisher became the 33rd and 34th inductees into the Wall of Fame during a ceremony held at the Big Marble Go Centre gymnasium. It marked the first induction onto the wall of fame since ... Read More »

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Mavs season gets underway today

By JAMES TUBB on May 23rd, 2024

jtubb@medicinehatnews.com@ReporterTubb The grass has been cut, jerseys waiting to be worn and hot dogs ready to be grilled: Medicine Hat Mavericks baseball is right around the corner at Athletic Park. The local Western Canadian Baseball League team gets season preparations underway today with the first of a two-day mini camp getting started ahead of the ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Will Winnipeg make it five trips to the Dance?

By MEDICINE HAT NEWS on May 23rd, 2024

sports@medicinehatnews.com@MedicineHatNews The dominant team in the CFL since 2019 has been the Winnipeg Blue Bombers who have played in the Grey Cup four straight years. But they’ve lost the last two. Although a few stars have departed, this is still a formidable group of veterans who are determined to prove they should be mentioned among ... Read More »

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