September 25th, 2018

Local Sports

Knights streaky so far

By Sean Rooney on June 21st, 2017

srooney@medicinehatnews.com @MHNRooney Long days at the ball diamond always seem a bit longer when you have the kind of game the Medicine Hat K of C Knights did Tuesday. The American Legion baseball team didn’t do any one thing badly, but the visiting Lethbridge Miners were there to jump on every opportunity in a 7-1 ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Stampeders, with a vengeance

By Medicine Hat News on June 20th, 2017

Will Chris Jones make it to Labour Day? Will the Calgary Stampeders atone for their Grey Cup sins? Will Wally Buono end his coaching career with a tie-breaking sixth Grey Cup? Is Jason Maas whistling by the graveyard? Will the wunderkinds in Winnipeg finally grow completely up? Time for my Fearless Football Forecast, otherwise known ... Read More »

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Stark lights-out in front of home fans at Athletic Park

By Medicine Hat News on June 20th, 2017

Medicine Hat News It was a memorable night for Nate Stark. The hometown Medicine Hat Mavericks pitcher was given the ball at Athletic Park, where he’s thrown so many times before. But at the next level, it’s not as easy. He sure made it look easy in a 3-1 Mavs win over the Brooks Bombers. ... Read More »

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Lots of big swims for locals at home

By Medicine Hat News on June 20th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Hundreds of swimmers, their coaches, family members and fans packed the Family Leisure Centre pool for Southern Alberta Provincials this past weekend, and as expected plenty of local athletes found their way to the podium. From the host Alberta Marlin Aquatic Club it was 12-year-old Ashton Scholly leading the way with four ... Read More »

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Lacrosse: Junior Devils drop two close ones at Kinplex

By Medicine Hat News on June 20th, 2017

Medicine Hat News A close pair of games didn’t go the way of the Medicine Hat junior B Sun Devils this past weekend. The lacrosse team fell 13-12 in overtime to the Calgary Axemen Satuday, then 10-8 to the Red Deer Renegades Sunday. Special teams were a huge part of Saturday’s story, though not the ... Read More »

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Always on his mind

By Ryan McCracken on June 19th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken Every day on the baseball diamond is a chance for Frank Podkul to remember his father. The Medicine Hat Mavericks designated hitter lost his dad in the fall of 2013 and says every game since has served as a conduit to keep the two connected. So when his Mavs suited up for their ... Read More »

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Monarchs settle for second at Lethbridge tournament

By Ryan McCracken on June 19th, 2017

Medicine Hat News The Medicine Hat Moose Monarchs came one run short of a championship at the Mary Oikawa Memorial baseball tournament on Sunday in Lethbridge. After dropping their tournament opener to the host Lethbridge Elks on Friday, the Monarchs stormed back up the ladder with three straight wins, including an 18-8 blowout over the ... Read More »

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Seizing the moment

By Ryan McCracken on June 19th, 2017

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It was a small window of opportunity, but Luke Tournier seized it on Sunday at the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede. The reigning World Professional Chuckwagon Association champion entered the final turn of the main event trailing both Kurt Bensmiller and Doug Irvine, but Tournier saw that Bensmiller had a late outrider and ... Read More »

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Crockford, Pretzlaw win Barrie Shave women’s title

By Ryan McCracken on June 19th, 2017

Medicine Hat News Gina Crockford and Wai-Cheng Pretzlaw held on to outlast Linda Norris and Kristen Norris and hoist the Barrie Shave Memorial Classic doubles tournament women’s championship on Sunday at the MedicineHat Tennis Club, 6-4, 7-5. The top-seeded Norris squad mounted a strong pushback effort in the second set. While Kristen suffered an injury ... Read More »

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Rattlers on CCAAhonour roll as well

By Medicine Hat News on June 17th, 2017

Medicine Hat News In addition to being recognized provincially, Medicine Hat College’s student-athletes have earned national nods for their work in the classroom as well. The college announced in a press release Friday that the same 41 receipients who were named as Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference honour roll members earlier this month also qualify for ... Read More »

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