August 24th, 2019

Local Sports

Colts feel they’re on the right track

By medicinehatnews on August 22nd, 2019

Talent may be a good starting point for the upcoming high school football season, but the McCoy Colts know confidence will be as important as anything this fall. So as they go in to an exhibition matchup against Chinook Friday at Lethbridge, the plan isn’t just to continue learning – it’s to know what they’ve ... Read More »

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Ross going from national baseball team in Mexico to U Sports in Calgary for hockey

By Medicine Hat News on August 22nd, 2019

Kaitlyn Ross may be in Mexico playing for Canada’s national women’s baseball team this week, but next week she’s taking the next step in her hockey career. Once the women’s World Cup baseball qualifier winds up Sunday, the 18-year-old from Redcliff will have maybe 24 hours at home before hitting the road back to Calgary, ... Read More »

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Martin eighth at mid-amateur

By Medicine Hat News on August 21st, 2019

Medicine Hat’s Becky Martin finished eighth at the Canadian Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship which concluded Tuesday in Osoyoos, B.C. Martin, who won both the Alberta amateur and mid-amateur titles last month, shot rounds of 76, 73 and 76 on the par-73 layout at Osoyoos Golf Club. Ontario’s Judith Kyrinis won with a 54-hole score of 2-under, ... Read More »

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Pickleball duo gold at tourney in Spruce Grove

By Medicine Hat News on August 21st, 2019

A pair of Medicine Hat pickleball players dominated their mixed doubles event in Spruce Grove this past weekend. Carolynn Snyder and Keith Edwards took top spot at the Summer Smash tournament, going 4-0 in the 60-plus division for Level 3.5 players. The Hat pair beat the husband-wife team of Julie and Brian Sribney twice, including ... Read More »

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Blume pros fare well in Red Deer

By Medicine Hat News on August 21st, 2019

Two Desert Blume Golf Course pros were in the money at the PGA of Alberta Championship in Red Deer. At River Bend Golf Course, Dillon Batsel and Braden Chown were 11th and 16th, respectively in the field of 31. They both shot opening-round 69’s on the par-72 layout, then Batsel had a 72 Tuesday and ... Read More »

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Canada rallies to beat Cuba in women’s baseball World Cup qualifier

By The Canadian Press on August 20th, 2019

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico – Pinch hitter Amanda Asay hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh inning as Canada rallied for a 7-5 win over Cuba on Monday in a women’s baseball World Cup qualifier. Cuba had taken a 6-5 lead in the top of the sixth inning before the Canadians stormed back to win their ... Read More »

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Kaitlyn Ross, Team Canada win by mercy

By Canadian Press on August 20th, 2019

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico – Amanda Asay reached base four times and hit a three-run triple to help Canada beat Nicaragua 19-2 in a mercy-rule shortened round-robin game at a women’s baseball World Cup qualifying tournament. The game, which lasted just four innings, was Canada’s second straight dominant victory. The Canadians opened the qualifier with an 11-1 ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Officiating the story out of wild overtime clash in Calgary Saturday night

By Graham Kelly on August 20th, 2019

The usual mild mannered Dave Dickenson was steamed. His Calgary Stampeders had just lost 40-34 to Montreal in overtime. While he did utter the usual platitudes about the visitors from the east, he also said, “I feel like it was stolen, without a doubt.” He was referring to pass interference and roughing the passer calls ... Read More »

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Big medal haul for Hat wrestlers

By Medicine Hat News on August 20th, 2019

Medicine Hat only had two athletes at the Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current, but they each came home with a pair of medals. Kiana Ivey and Dylan Callan helped Alberta’s wrestling teams to gold medal finishes, then took silver in their respective weight classes at the quadrennial games. For both, it was a ... Read More »

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Phantoms claim City Cup men’s soccer title

By Medicine Hat News on August 20th, 2019

With penalty kicks looming, Brendan Lutz came through in extra time of the Medicine Hat men’s soccer league City Cup final. The Phantoms player booted the winning goal with eight minutes to go in Sunday’s championship match against the Ralston Rovers, who hadn’t lost a game the entire regular season and were thus heavily favoured. ... Read More »

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