August 25th, 2019

Local Sports

SEAC Tigers gearing up for season at development camp

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 19th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The South East Athletic Club Tigers have been getting a jump start on their season. The Tigers partnered up with the South Alberta Hockey Academy to put on a development and conditioning camp this week at Hockey Hounds Arena, and bantam AAA head coach Brayden Desjardins says it’s been a perfect way to warm ... Read More »

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Ross, Canada beat Dominican Rep. at World Cup qualifier

By Medicine Hat News on August 19th, 2019

Redcliff’s Kaitlyn Ross opened her campaign with Team Canada at the COPABE Women’s Baseball World Cup qualifier on an 11-1 mercy rule victory over the Dominican Republic on Sunday morning in Aguascalientes, Mex. Ross started at catcher for Canada in the five-inning victory, though her individual statistics were not available by press time. Fruitvale, B.C.’s ... Read More »

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Something for everyone at Demo Daze

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 19th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken There was a bit of something for everyone at Demo Daze on Saturday at the Family Leisure Centre. The annual event welcomed members of the community to try out a number of different recreational activities before registering for the upcoming season, but Hat parks and recreation program coordinator Terra Petryshyn says the real beauty ... Read More »

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Dirty as the day is long: Filth flies at 11th annual mud bog

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 19th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken A packed grandstand was treated to a muddy afternoon of high-octane action on Saturday at the drag strip. Nealy 60 drivers got behind their respective wheels to tackle the 200-foot stretch of slop at the 11th annual Medicine Hat Boggers mud bog. “It’s quite the exhilarating feeling,” said Brooks’ Coltan Bosman. “You’re staging and ... Read More »

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Having some fun with it: Young netminders embrace the silly side of hockey at World Pro Goaltending camp

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 17th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken World Pro Goaltending embraced the silly side of hockey during their camp at the Family Leisure Centre this week. After putting in a solid week of development both on and off the ice, the camp’s 23 young netminders closed out the camp with all-goaltender scrimmage and subsequent shootout in a chaotic but wildly entertaining ... Read More »

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Two hundred feet of filth: Mud Bog set for 11th annual

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 17th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Things are about to get dirty. The Medicine Hat Boggers have spent their week making a muddy mess at the local drag strip for the group’s 11th annual mud bog on Saturday afternoon, and president Dylan Yanke says it’ll surely be one to remember. “Who doesn’t love watching a high horse power vehicle go ... Read More »

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Dawgs win WCBL title

By Medicine Hat News on August 17th, 2019

The Okotoks Dawgs are Western Canadian Baseball League champions for the first time in 10 years. The Dawgs rallied to steal an 8-6 victory from the Regina Red Sox in Game 2 of the WCBL final Friday at Seaman Stadium thanks to a four-run eighth inning. Ricardo Sanchez started up the rally with a game-tying ... Read More »

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Demo Daze hits FLC Saturday

By Medicine Hat News on August 17th, 2019

Demo Daze returns to Medicine Hat Saturday at the Family Leisure Centre, offering prospective athletes a chance to try out a sport before registering for the upcoming season of competition. Twenty local athletic organizations will be attendance with tables set up in the fieldhouse to offer insight into their respective activities. There will also be ... Read More »

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Hodgins finishes 41st at Canadian junior golf championships

By Medicine Hat News on August 16th, 2019

Medicine Hat’s Ryan Hodgins climbed 19 spots to finish the Canadian junior golf championships tied for 41st place after shooting a two-under 70 in Thursday’s final round at Covered Bridge Golf and Country Club in New Brunswick. The fourth-round 70 – Hodgins’ best of the week after opening the tournament with a 72 Monday and ... Read More »

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Hatters get in one last game at Junior Little League World Series

By Medicine Hat News on August 16th, 2019

Already relegated out of the Junior Little League World Series, Medicine Hat’s all-stars got in one last day on the field Thursday – though nobody really kept score and it was just for fun. The Canadian champions scrimmaged against the Southwest Region winners from Tulsa, Oklahoma, traded some swag back and forth and looked forward ... Read More »

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