June 27th, 2019

Local Sports

Big weekend for bulls at Canalta Centre

By SEAN ROONEY on June 21st, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com@MHNRooney The last time Medicine Hat had a stop on the Professional Bull Riders tour, Jared Parsonage was 12 years old. Now 26, the Maple Creek athlete will essentially have a home crowd cheering him on Saturday night at Thunderbuck in the Badlands at the Canalta Centre. “This weekend is a big weekend rodeo wise ... Read More »

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Draft day arrives for Søgaard

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 21st, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Twelve months ago, Mads Søgaard could only dream about where he’d spend the next season, now the 18-year-old Danish goaltender is waiting to hear his name called at the NHL Entry Draft. Søgaard – who joined the Medicine Hat Tigers in the CHL import draft on June 28, 2018, then went on to establish ... Read More »

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Crescent Heights wins gold as junior high league champs decided

By Medicine Hat News on June 20th, 2019

Medicine Hat’s junior high school soccer league wrapped up Tuesday night with a team from Crescent Heights beating Notre Dame 7-3. Igor Savic had three goals, Riley Felker two while Spiro Douvis and Jose Rico had one apiece for the champs, one of two teams from their school. Prairie Rose beat the Alexandra team 5-2 ... Read More »

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Slice of the Game: Get a grip and improve your game

By Medicine Hat News on June 20th, 2019

What is the most overlooked and misunderstood fundamental in the game of golf? Without a doubt, it is the grip. It is one of the few column topics which bears repeating from time to time, which is exactly why I have written about the subject multiple times in the past and plan to again today. ... Read More »

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Minor football tries to gain with fun day

By Sean Rooney on June 20th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com@MHNRooney Mike Baker realizes football as he played it growing up is long gone – but that doesn’t mean the sport he loves has to go by the wayside too. The Medicine Hat Tackle Football Association president hopes an event Saturday at the Methanex Bowl can help reinvigorate the sport’s popularity in town as well ... Read More »

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Technical issues result in longer early bird U-17 deal

By Medicine Hat News on June 20th, 2019

Technical issues have resulted in the upcoming World Under-17 Hockey Challenge offering discounted group ticket packages at a discounted rate for a bit longer. The 12-game packages were initially set to revert to regular pricing as of Tuesday, but a press release that morning stated they’ll honour the lower prices until June 28. “We had ... Read More »

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So close it hurts: Mavericks have chances but drop eighth straight

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on June 20th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken It seemed the Medicine Hat Mavericks were one swing away all evening long, but they just couldn’t find the clutch hit they needed to force their way back into the win column. Searching for their first victory since June 9, the Mavericks managed to stay on the heels of the Western Canadian Baseball League’s ... Read More »

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Mavs lose seventh

By medicinehatnews on June 19th, 2019

The Medicine Hat Mavericks are in uncharted territory after a 10-2 loss to the Lethbridge Bulls Tuesday. The Mavs have now lost seven games in a row, their longest losing streak since Greg Morrison bought the team a decade ago and possibly in team history. The team has had two six-game losing skids in that ... Read More »

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Monarchs play nine extra

By medicinehatnews on June 19th, 2019

After playing two seven-inning games Monday, the Medicine Hat Moose Monarchs and Billings Scarlets started the finale of a three-game set early enough Tuesday that the visitors could drive home at a decent hour. Instead, they played more innings in one game than they had in the previous two combined. The Scarlets prevailed 17-12 in ... Read More »

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New summer swim club gets started

By medicinehatnews on June 19th, 2019

The newest swim club in town got its first competitive strokes in Taber this past weekend. The Medicine Hat Manta Rays Summer Swim Club had 15 athletes in action at the Taber Invitational Swim Meet Saturday. There were lots of individual highlights but the one gold medal earned was fittingly accomplished by the relay team ... Read More »

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