June 27th, 2019

Local Sports

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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Leading the way: Hatter Siegers kicks off Alberta Outdoor Junior Open with spirited loss

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 22nd, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken There was only one local in action on Friday at the Alberta Outdoor Junior Open, and he didn’t go down without a fight. While Ryder Siegers dropped his opening U14 boys quarter-final in a 6-0, 6-1 battle with Hugh Currie to kick off the provincial tournament at his hometown Medicine Hat Tennis Club, the ... Read More »

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Bourassa set to face someone her own age at Alberta Junior Open

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 21st, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken After clinching a City Singles Open title at 14 years old, Libby Bourassa is ready to take on someone her own age. Bourassa battled through some of the city’s top adult players to take home her local tennis club’s first trophy of the season, and says she’s excited to now see where she stands ... Read More »

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Mavericks end eight-game slide

By Medicine Hat News on June 21st, 2019

When it rains, it pours – so the Medicine Hat Mavericks were glad the actual precipitation waited long enough for them to officially end their worst losing streak in a decade. At Lethbridge Thursday, the Mavs led the Bulls 13-1 in the top of the sixth before rain led umpires to call it a night. ... Read More »

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Segall Says: Coaching life skills through sport

By Kristina Segall on June 21st, 2019

All coaches should strive to coach life skills through sport. Sports are the perfect opportunity to teach life skills in a team environment. As I’m currently coaching a very young team, we are focusing on the basics. When the coach is talking, you’re not. You never sit on a soccer ball, as it will wreck ... Read More »

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