July 11th, 2020

Local Sports

Local golfer comes up aces at Paradise Valley Golf Course’s hole No. 4

By Medicine Hat News on June 25th, 2020

Another hole in one has been recorded at Paradise Valley Golf Course. Susan Critchley took credit for the local par-3 course’s fourth hole in one of the season, which started later than usual as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Critchley recorded the hole in one on the 103-yard 13th hole using an 8-iron on ... Read More »

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Local rodeo enters big league

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 25th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Thunderbuck in the Badlands is slated to return to the Gas City in September as part of Professional Bull Riding Canada’s elite Monster Energy Tour. The event is brought to Medicine Hat by local company Blazing Brand Marketing and Productions, and made its Gas City debut in 2019 as part of the Touring Pro ... Read More »

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Tigers prospect Oasiz gets shot with Hockey Canada

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 25th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Oasiz Wiesblatt will be representing his country in a virtual format after being invited to Hockey Canada’s online under-17 development camp next month. It may not offer the same level of exhilaration as being on the ice, but the Medicine Hat Tigers prospect says that won’t sour his first taste of Hockey Canada’s Program ... Read More »

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Successful start to drag season offers normalcy for drivers, spectators alike

By MO CRANKER on June 23rd, 2020

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com@mocranker This past weekend marked the first of the year for the Medicine Hat Drag Racing Association, and brought back some normalcy for Hatters. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the association was forced to call off its opening event. Organizers worked on ways to make the events safe, and were able to have a successful ... Read More »

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Crescent Heights Vikings honour their own

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 20th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Crescent Heights Vikings took their awards banquet online Thursday night via Zoom. With the high school’s in-person athletic banquet cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, staff opted to host a video conference to honour the accomplishments of Crescent Heights’ student athletes. Kennedy Galloway and Julia Forsyth were named the school’s top female athletes ... Read More »

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Local hockey player earns part in TV show The Pond, set to air June 29

By JUSTIN SEWARD on June 20th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Local-area hockey goalie Kinlee Fahselt will get the to see the final product of The Pond, a T.V. show she is in on June 29. It was back in August 2018 that Fahselt spent some time in Calgary shooting the show that showcases teenagers playing elite-level hockey. “My dad has a friend who is ... Read More »

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WHL unveils return-to-play plan

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 19th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Western Hockey League is aiming to drop the puck at arenas across Western Canada and the United States on Oct. 2, but commissioner Ron Robison says meeting that targeted will require a lot of work, not to mention a bit of luck. The WHL cancelled the 2019-20 regular season and playoffs in March ... Read More »

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Drag strip revs up for weekend racing

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 19th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Drivers can finally start their engines at the local strip this weekend. After having its season opener called off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Medicine Hat Drag Racing Association is set to finally kick off its summer campaign at the strip this weekend – and up to 100 fans can come out to ... Read More »

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Hat Club will host altered Alberta Men’s Amateur

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 18th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Amateur golfers in Alberta finally have something to circle on their calendars. The Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club recently announced it will be bringing competitive golf back to the local links when it welcomes the province’s top amateur talent for the Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship, July 21-23. “Alberta Golf is going ahead with ... Read More »

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Svejkovsky earns chance to shine at Team USA summer showcase

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 18th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Lukas Svejkovsky earned quite the feather in his cap on Tuesday afternoon. The 18-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers forward was one of just three Western Hockey League players selected to compete with Team USA at the World Junior Summer Showcase, July 24 to Aug. 1 in Plymouth, Mich. It’s a chance for the Point Roberts, ... Read More »

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