January 15th, 2021

Local Sports

Sweatin’ for a cause: Gas City Crossfit raising donations for Santa Claus Fund through 24-hour workout

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on December 5th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken It may be quiet like the night before Christmas, but there are still creatures stirring fervently in a 24-hour workout at Gas City Crossfit this weekend. Gas City Crossfit owner/trainers Kaine and Britteny Dick have teamed up to take on the club’s fourth annual 24-hour workout to raise toy donations for the Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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Locals thriving down south with Missoula Junior Bruins

By Medicine Hat News on December 4th, 2020

Hockey may be on hold here in Alberta, but down in Montana a pair of local players are thriving under former Medicine Hat Tigers star Emerson Etem. Hatter Kieran Christianson and Brooks product Mason Mowat both moved south to compete with the Missoula Junior Bruins this season – and at 9-4-2 they’re off to their ... Read More »

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Putting it all together: Morrison Movement Therapy, Temple Fitness combining to provide integrated performance training

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on December 2nd, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken When Greg Morrison stepped off the diamond to end a 12-year playing career, he knew his time with the game of baseball wasn’t over. Fourteen years later, Morrison is still very much a part of the game as owner and general manager of the Western Canadian Baseball League’s Medicine Hat Mavericks. But through a ... Read More »

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WCBL unveils 2021 schedule

By Ryan McCracken on December 1st, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com @MHNMcCracken It remains to be seen what public health guidelines will look like come late May, but the Western Canadian Baseball League is confident it’ll be time to play ball. The college summer baseball league unveiled its 2021 schedule Monday afternoon — a 56-game campaign that will put the Medicine Hat Mavericks in Moose ... Read More »

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Tigers’ Svejkovsky advances to second round at Memorial eCup

By Medicine Hat News on December 1st, 2020

Medicine Hat Tigers forward Lukas Svejkovsky punched his ticket to the Memorial eCup’s second round with a 7-1 victory over guest competitor Zach Hodder on Saturday. Hodder – a WHL graduate who played for five different teams, including the Tigers – opted to compete as the Vancouver Giants, but couldn’t knock Svejkovsky off his game ... Read More »

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Teddy Bear Toss brings in 475 items

By Medicine Hat News on December 1st, 2020

Hatters teamed up to donate 475 stuffed animals of all shapes and sizes, and pieces of winter gear, at the Salvation Army’s Tigers Teddy Bear Toss on Sunday at Co-op Place. The event was held in the parking lot of Co-op Place and featured volunteer assistance from the Medicine Hat Soccer Association. “The Salvation Army ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Maintaining fitness through a lockdown

By Alex Graham on November 27th, 2020

This week the sports and fitness community was served another crushing blow when the government announced a new set of restrictions. Sports and the gym may seem cancelled for now, but they will start back up and it’s important to keep your goals in mind over the next several weeks. Staying healthy means more than ... Read More »

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Svejkovsky to open eCup against Hodder

By Medicine Hat News on November 26th, 2020

Medicine Hat Tigers forward Lukas Svejkovsky will be in the limelight when the virtual puck drops on the Memorial eCup this Saturday. The 18-year-old Point Roberts, Wash., product will be the first to face off against one of the e-sports hockey tournament’s four special guests in WHL graduate Zach Hodder – who spent 35 games ... Read More »

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WHL Cup cancelled

By Medicine Hat News on November 26th, 2020

The 2020 WHL Cup has been called off. The Western Hockey League announced the decision to cancel the U16 provincial tournament Wednesday, stating it was made in partnership with BC Hockey, Hockey Alberta, the Saskatchewan Hockey Association and Hockey Manitoba. “With the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the decision was made with the health and ... Read More »

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Getting noticed: SAHA goalie Andres listed by Hitmen days after Weiss listed by Winterhawks

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on November 26th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken South Alberta Hockey Academy’s Marek Andres became the second goaltender on his team to be listed by a Western Hockey League club last week. The Calgary Hitmen officially added the 17-year-old Hatter to their system just a few days after Andres’ SAHA tandem partner, Bodee Weiss, was listed by the Portland Winterhawks. “It feels ... Read More »

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