July 15th, 2018

Local Sports

Tigers trade Henderson, down to six overagers

By Medicine Hat News on August 2nd, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Tigers are slowly but surely getting down to their overage limit. The WHL team announced Tuesday they’ve sent 20-year-old defenceman Jordan Henderson to the Kootenay Ice in exchange for a conditional sixth-round draft pick in 2019. That leaves the club with six 20-year-olds still on their roster, though they ... Read More »

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Bulls win opener in extras

By Southern Alberta Newspapers on August 2nd, 2017

Dale Woodard Alberta Newspaper Group LETHBRIDGE The Lethbridge Bulls have drawn first blood in the first round of their Western Major Baseball League series with the Medicine Hat Mavericks. In a classic pitcher’s duel, the Bulls and Mavericks pushed Game 1 of their best-of-five series to extra innings before Lethbridge’s Jesse Hilyard struck the game-winning ... Read More »

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Locals load up on Wally trophies

By Sean Rooney on August 2nd, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Some weekends they race for money, others for pride. But this past weekend at the Medicine Hat Drag Strip it was all about the Wally. And an impressive number of home-track drivers wound up with one. The National Open brought in hundreds of entrants, all bidding to be the last standing in their ... Read More »

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Busy weekend for pickleball

By Medicine Hat News on August 1st, 2017

Medicine Hat News Medicine Hat’s pickleball club held a tournament this past weekend, with lots of competitors enjoying the sport at the Strathcona courts. In open singles Mike Yee beat Naveed Butt for the men’s title while Nancy Dick defeated Leona Stock. Mixed doubles saw Yee and Diane Abrahamson beat out Butt and Carrie Irwin ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Incredible week saw great finishes, plays and a blowout

By Medicine Hat News on August 1st, 2017

There was the Miracle in Manitoba, the Immaculate Reception at Mosaic and the Mauling at McMahon. Up north, Jason Maas and his Edmonton Eskimos tamed the Lions and remained undefeated at 5-0. What a wild wacky windup in Winnipeg, typical of the 2017 CFL season. The visiting Alouettes collapsed with 1:40 left, blowing a 12 ... Read More »

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Mavs-Bulls playoff series a toss-up

By Sean Rooney on August 1st, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Here we go again. Medicine Hat and Lethbridge will open the Western Major Baseball League playoffs against each other for the second straight season, in a toss-up of a series after they finished with identical regular season records. Add in a bench-clearing incident a week ago and some players who are all-too-familiar with ... Read More »

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A little too fast

By Ryan McCracken on July 31st, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken The clock said 4.7, but a flag in the dirt knocked Medicine Hat’s Braidy Davies and teammate Chase Simpson off the team roping leaderboard on Saturday at the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede rodeo. The strong run would have shaved 0.3 seconds off the top time set by Riley Minor and Brady Minor, ... Read More »

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Knights season reaches bitter end at State Championship

By Ryan McCracken on July 31st, 2017

Medicine Hat News The season reached a bitter end for the Medicine Hat K of C Knights on Sunday in Grand Forks, Mont. After battling their way into the American Legion Baseball A State Championship final four and staking a 7-5 lead over the Bitterroot Red Sox entering the seventh and final inning, it all ... Read More »

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Mavericks to open post-season in Lethbridge

By Ryan McCracken on July 31st, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Another chapter in the Western Major Baseball League’s Highway 3 rivalry is set to unfold after a wild conclusion to the regular season on Sunday. The Medicine Hat Mavericks did their part over the weekend, stringing together a pair of victories over the Edmonton Prospects to remain in the race for the second ... Read More »

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Florkowski gets fourth straight win at North American finals

By Sean Rooney on July 29th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Jesse Florkowski remains the undisputed king of one-handed golf. The Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club assistant pro won his fourth straight title Thursday at the North American One Armed Golf Association’s championships in Michigan, besting Florida’s Vince Biser 3-and-2 in the unassisted match play final. Biser, who’s two years older than ... Read More »

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