September 30th, 2020

Local Sports

Speedway set for final weekend

By Medicine Hat News on September 12th, 2020

Drivers will take to the Medicine Hat Speedway for the final two race days of the season this weekend. It’ll be a jam-packed weekend of racing, with the BusyBee Rumblebees, Davis GMC Elite Street Stock, Rocky Mountain Renegade Trucks, Relay/SJ Trucking Baby Grands and Mini Cup cars all hitting the oval track over the course ... Read More »

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Hoping for another chance: 2022 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games cancelled

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on September 10th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The 2022 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games in Medicine Hat have been cancelled. Special Olympics Canada made the call earlier this week due to the prolonged effects of COVID-19, but local organizing committee chair and city councillor Brian Varga says there is still a chance for the Gas City to serve as host in ... Read More »

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Moll tops Boutkan to win Hat Lawn Bowling Club’s ladies singles title

By Medicine Hat News on September 10th, 2020

Barb Moll claimed her first Medicine Hat Lawn Bowling Club ladies singles championship Tuesday by defeating Ann Boutkan 15-3 in the final. Moll and Boutkan traded points for the first four ends before Moll took over, ending the game two ends early in the 10th. Moll – who has been lawn bowling for four years ... Read More »

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Training Matters: Prevent non-contact knee injuries from hampering your habits

By Ed Stiles on September 10th, 2020

Non-contact knee injuries have always been a part of sport but trends have been increasing over the last decade. Greater training demands, earlier specialization, and year- round competitive play have all been cited as contributors especially when coupled with a lack of physical readiness and imbalances in the musculoskeletal system. Thankfully, this trend has sparked ... Read More »

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Schlemko bests the field in Speedway’s Rumblebee class

By Medicine Hat News on September 9th, 2020

Dennis Schlemko completed a climb up the podium on Saturday at the Medicine Hat Speedway. After finishing third in each of the Speedway’s first race days this summer, Schlemko bested the field Saturday in his No. 7 car to take top spot among the Busy Bee Rumblebees Saturday. Brittney Young followed up for second in ... Read More »

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Bresee duo wins lawn bowling championship

By Medicine Hat News on September 9th, 2020

After winning the Medicine Hat Lawn Bowling Club’s abbreviated pairs league regular season title, Wes and Jean Bresee held on to win the Memorial Trophy on Thursday. The Bresees came up against some fierce competition in the final, but ultimately managed to defeat Curt and Barb Moll 6-5 to take the championship. Over on the ... Read More »

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Martin, Batsel defend Southeastern titles

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on September 9th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Becky Martin and Dillon Batsel defended their crowns at the 87th annual Southeastern Golf Classic, Monday at Connaught Golf Club. Martin shot a 75-74-78-227 to cruise to her fourth straight title, while Batsel went 68-71-70-209 to collect his fourth championship over the past five years. “I always have good vibes being where I learned ... Read More »

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Rangeland Bantam Football Conference cancels its season

By Justin Seward Alberta Newspaper Group on September 4th, 2020

Redcliff’s Parkside Pythons bantam football team will not be hitting the gridiron this fall. Medicine Hat – Hawks and Colts – and Brooks also have teams in the league. The local Rangeland Bantam Football Conference 2020 season was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions set out by the local school boards on Aug. 29. “We were ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat Tennis Club’s Open Doubles tennis tournament results

By Medicine Hat News on September 1st, 2020

The Medicine Hat Tennis Club’s annual Open Doubles tournament came to a close this weekend, with some familiar names competing. Boris Holan and Trevor Riddell took down Calvin Heller and Jin Shin 75. 6-2 in the Men’s Open championship match. Imran Ahmed and Shah Ahmad defeated Joe Ciona and Miles Pfeifer in the consolation match. ... Read More »

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Cubs hire Randy Wong as HC/GM

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 29th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Randy Wong’s fingerprints have been on the Medicine Hat Cubs for the past two seasons – now his hands are on the helm. The local junior B hockey club announced Friday that Wong had been hired to step in as head coach and general manager after helping load up the Cubs with young talent ... Read More »

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