June 26th, 2019

Local Sports

Mavericks blown out in Regina despite strong start from Pimentel

By Medicine Hat News on June 25th, 2019

The Medicine Hat Mavericks wasted another strong start from a pitcher, lost one of their best hitters to injury and wound up with a position player on the mound in a 16-8 loss to the team they beat in last year’s league championship series Monday. At Regina, the Red Sox held a tentative 5-4 lead ... Read More »

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Calgary players dominate at junior tourney

By Medicine Hat News on June 25th, 2019

Medicine Hat’s junior tennis players got great experience as their club hosted the Outdoor Alberta Junior Open, but most of the weekend’s winners were from Calgary. In under-18 girls, Calgary’s Piper Sartison beat Sophia Vedar 6-1 and 6-2. Medicine Hat’s Dannan O’Driscoll gave Sartison her closest match, a 6-2, 6-4 semifinal decision. As for the ... Read More »

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Stratton moving up in standings thanks to big win

By Medicine Hat News on June 25th, 2019

Alysha Stratton entered Saturday night ranked second-last in the Medicine Hat Auto Racing Association’s hobby stock class. Well, she’s moving on up in a hurry. Stratton piloted the No. 14 car to a division win on a night the underdogs showed they’ve still got plenty of bite at the Medicine Hat Speedway. Stratton was followed ... Read More »

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K of C Knights earn split at home against Havre

By Medicine Hat News on June 25th, 2019

Hayden Hall did it all for the K of C Knights in a 10-2 win over the Havre North Stars Sunday, but his team couldn’t keep the momentum going in a 13-7 loss to close the doubleheader. At Jeffries Field, Hall nearly had a complete game, settling for 6 1/3 innings of five-hit ball in ... Read More »

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Søgaard drafted to Senators

By medicinehatnews on June 24th, 2019

Mads Søgaard is an Ottawa Senator. The 18-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender became the 37th overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft after the Carolina Hurricanes traded their selection to Ottawa in the second round. Søgaard — who joined the Tigers as the 32nd overall pick in the 2018 CHL import draft — finished his ... Read More »

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Mavs rebound to take series from Prospects

By Medicine Hat News on June 24th, 2019

The Medicine Hat Mavericks shook off an 11-3 blowout Saturday and rallied to win a three-game set by stealing a 13-12 nailbiter from the Edmonton Prospects on Sunday at Athletic Park. Despite allowing a six-spot in the fourth and trailing 9-4, the Mavericks dug in and struck for nine runs over the next five innings ... Read More »

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Sun Devils sweep Axemen to open RMLL playoffs

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 24th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Sun Devils left nothing to chance this weekend at the Moose Recreation Centre. After closing out the regular season with six wins in their final eight games, the Sun Devils kept on rolling with a two-game sweep of the Calgary Axemen in the opening round of the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League ... Read More »

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Bulls return to the badlands

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 24th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Professional Bull Riding returned to the Gas City with a bang on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre. From an explosive pyrotechnic introduction to a few dozen white knuckle thrill rides, there wasn’t a single dull moment during Thunderbuck in the Badlands. “I think this bull riding has leaps and bounds exceeded expectations,” said ... Read More »

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Søgaard drafted by Senators with 37th overall pick

By Ryan McCracken on June 22nd, 2019

Mads Søgaard is an Ottawa Senator. The 18-year-old Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender became the 37th overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft after the Carolina Hurricanes traded their selection to Ottawa in the second round. Søgaard — who joined the Tigers as the 32nd overall pick in the 2018 CHL import draft — finished his ... Read More »

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Mavericks, Prospects battle all night long

By Medicine Hat News on June 22nd, 2019

After snapping an eight-game slide with a rain-shortened victory over the Lethbridge Bulls Thursday, the Medicine Hat Mavericks made up for the lost innings in a marathon matchup against the Edmonton Prospects on Friday at Athletic Park – though they were unable to settle the score before press time. Mavericks designated hitter John Velasco finally ... Read More »

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