September 18th, 2021

Local Sports

Norris and Wenzel, Meyers duo win Hat Open doubles championships

By Medicine Hat News on August 31st, 2021

Kristen Wenzel and Linda Norris rallied to a championship on Saturday evening at Medicine Hat Tennis Club. Wenzel and Norris teamed up to defeat Lauren Danroth and Tracy Heller in the Medicine Hat Open women’s doubles final, quickly taking the first set 6-1 before hanging on to seal the victory with a 7-6 win in ... Read More »

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FAME: Stronger on the other side

By Michelle Campbell on August 28th, 2021

Medicine Hat Minor Softball had five provincial ‘Thunder’ teams in 2019, a sign of a strong house league and a growing program. We celebrated all the success attracting and retaining players in all age divisions and prepped for a 2020 season that would have Medicine Hat host four more divisions of Softball Alberta Championships. COVID, ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Focus should be on the field, instead it’s on COVID

By Graham Kelly on August 26th, 2021

Week 3 saw the CFL at its best as Montreal and Calgary staged a thriller under a full moon at McMahon Stadium. The huge underdog Toronto Argonuats upset the mighty Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Saskatchewan predictably crushed Ottawa and Edmonton went into the Lion’s den and “upset” B.C. Bo backups stole the show, rookie Jake Maier ... Read More »

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Cubs open camp next weekend

By Medicine Hat News on August 26th, 2021

After having parts of the past two seasons cancelled due to COVID-19, the Medicine Hat Cubs are set to return to the ice for training camp next weekend at Redcliff Arena. The action gets underway Friday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. with a Team Orange practice, followed by another session for Team Black at 8:15 ... Read More »

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Strugari wins lawnmower race at Speedway

By Medicine Hat News on August 24th, 2021

Gary Strugari put on quite a mow on Saturday night at the Medicine Hat Speedway. Strugari picked up the overall victory in the Speedway’s special lawnmower race, followed by Dave Mason and Josiah Mason, to cap off Saturday’s action. Thomas Payne picked up the overall victory in the Davis GMC Elite Street Stock, besting Les ... Read More »

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Heller wins second straight Hat Open title

By Medicine Hat News on August 24th, 2021

Calvin Heller clinched his second consecutive Medicine Hat Open men’s championship at the Medicine Hat Tennis Club this weekend. The top-seeded Heller defeated second seed Craig Weich, 7-5, 6-2, in the final to clinch the back-to-back title. The final was a rematch from last year’s championship, in which Heller picked up a 6-2, 6-0 win ... Read More »

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Tigers sign Josh Maser as assistant coach

By Medicine Hat News on August 20th, 2021

The Medicine Hat Tigers have a new assistant coach, announcing Friday the signing of Josh Maser. Maser, 42, is a Medicine Hat product who played in the local minor hockey system before spending four years with three teams in the Western Hockey League. He spent two seasons with the Spokane Chiefs before splitting two years ... Read More »

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WHL implements mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy

By Medicine Hat News on August 18th, 2021

The Western Hockey League will require mandatory vaccinations in a COVID-19 policy announced Tuesday. Effective Effective immediately, all roster players, hockey operations staff and other team and WHL Office personnel along with officials must be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada-approved vaccine at least 14 days prior to the start of the 2021-22 WHL regular ... Read More »

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Manta Rays show strong after long wait to get back in the pool

By Medicine Hat News on August 18th, 2021

The Medicine Hat Manta Rays Summer Swim Club was able to travel to Crowsnest Pass for a meet last weekend – the first competition for any local swimmer since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived. In only its third season, the club has already grown to 70 athletes, with 31 of those travelling down Highway 3 for ... Read More »

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Several Hatters medal at pickleball national championships

By Medicine Hat News on August 17th, 2021

A couple dozen athletes from Medicine Hat travelled to Red Deer last week for the Canadian National Pickleball Championship and the local contingent of players did not disappoint. A total of 10 members of the Medicine Hat Pickleball Club secured podium finishes, with teams earning three silvers and three bronze medals at the national tourney. ... Read More »

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