October 1st, 2020

Local Sports

Bezanson completes undefeated run at Medicine Hat Lawn Bowling Club

By Medicine Hat News on September 16th, 2020

In just his second year competing at the Medicine Hat Lawn Bowling Club, Stephen Bezanson is a men’s singles champion. Bezanson closed out an undefeated season Saturday by beating 2018 champion Wes Bresee in a fiercely competitive final, 9-7. After taking a 4-0 lead through two ends, Bezanson watched Bresee rebound into a 7-7 tie ... Read More »

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Hooft hits hole in one

By Medicine Hat News on September 16th, 2020

John Hooft joined the hole-in-one club at Paradise Valley Monday. Hooft used a 3-wood to sink a perfect 161-year shot on Hole 7 at the local par-3 track. Local courses are encouraged to submit albatross and hole-in-one reports to sports@medicinehatnews.com... Read More »

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Bratvold takes fifth at MJT Ford Series in Edmonton

By Medicine Hat News on September 16th, 2020

Medicine Hat’s Sam Bratvold finished fifth at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Ford Series this weekend at Edmonton’s RedTail Landing Golf Club. The 18-year-old Hatter shot a consistent 74-74-148 to close out the event nine strokes back of winner Nicholas Rimmer (66-73-139), of Edmonton... Read More »

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Cubs feeling optimistic

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on September 16th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Medicine Hat Cubs head coach and general manager Randy Wong is feeling optimistic about his first season behind the bench of the local junior B hockey club. While there are still plenty of spinning plates ahead of a potential Heritage Junior Hockey League season, Wong says he found a few diamonds in the rough ... Read More »

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The future is calling: Ayomanor fielding offers from multiple Ivy League schools

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on September 16th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken A promising future is knocking on Elic Ayomanor’s door. The 17-year-old wide receiver made the decision to move from Medicine Hat to New Jersey in order to further his football career last year. After a strong season at Peddie School – both in the classroom and on the gridiron – Ayomanor has been turning ... Read More »

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Neigum, Schlemko, Edwards, Skolarchuk all sweep final weekend at Speedway

By Medicine Hat News on September 16th, 2020

Les Neigum, Dennis Schlemko, Dale Edwards and Connor Skolarchuk all closed out their shortened summer racing season with a two-day sweep at the Medicine Hat Speedway this weekend. Neigum worked his way to the top of the Davis GMC Elite Street stock in his No. 4 car ahead of Ross Statham and Thomas Payne Saturday. ... Read More »

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Vick sinks hole in one at Paradise Valley

By Medicine Hat News on September 16th, 2020

Cory Vick sank a perfect 153-yard shot on Hole 9 at Paradise Valley Golf Club on Friday, using a 7-iron for the hole in one. Local courses are encouraged to submit albatross and hole-in-one reports to sports@medicinehatnews.com... Read More »

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Hellers win sixth straight Hat Open mixed doubles title

By Medicine Hat News on September 16th, 2020

Tracy and Calvin Heller rallied to a sixth consecutive championship at the Medicine Hat Open mixed doubles tournament on Saturday evening at Medicine Hat Tennis Club. The husband-and-wife duo completed the six-summer run by defeating Linda Norris and Boris Holan, 7-6, 6-3 in Saturday’s final. Sheila and Dave Reinheller clinched the consolation title with a ... Read More »

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Former Tabby hired as head coach and GM new MJHL team

By Medicine Hat News on September 12th, 2020

Medicine Hat Tigers alumnus Josh Green will be taking the reins of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s newest franchise. The Winnipeg Freeze announced Thursday that Green has been hired as the franchise’s first head coach and general manager after spending a year as an assistant coach with the Western Hockey League’s Winnipeg Ice. Green spent ... Read More »

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Hellers in the mix for a sixth Hat Open mixed doubles title

By Medicine Hat News on September 12th, 2020

Tracy and Calvin Heller will be playing for a sixth consecutive Medicine Hat Open mixed doubles title when they step onto the court against Linda Norris and Boris Holan for Saturday’s 6 p.m. final at Medicine Hat Tennis Club. The husband-and-wife duo has won each of the last five championships, and punched their ticket to ... Read More »

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