June 27th, 2019

Local Sports

Barabe, Shilka book spots to major meet

By medicinehatnews on June 19th, 2019

A pair of Medicine Hat swimmers won gold at long course swim provincials this past weekend in Calgary. Jaivyn Barabe of the Waves touched the wall first in the girls 13-under 50 metre breaststroke, while Marlins 15-year-old Trinity Shilka won the 400 metre individual medley. Barabe, 13, also took third in the 100 breast, helping ... Read More »

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Track coach gets provincial award

By medicinehatnews on June 19th, 2019

It was a big weekend for Hat track athletes in Calgary, as well as one coach who got a provincial award. Bulldogs Club coach Sean Freeman was one of two people named by Athletics Alberta as junior developmental coaches of the year Saturday. Freeman, who will coach Team Alberta at the Legion Nationals and Western ... Read More »

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Drag racers pay tribute to friend

By medicinehatnews on June 19th, 2019

Medicine Hat’s drag racing community came together this past weekend to race hard and celebrate the life of one of their own. Sunday’s pro bike final was renamed the Shane Ashby Memorial Race in honour of the former drag strip regular who died in February. Zach Toth won the final over Dave Toth, following up ... Read More »

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Hired to coach Blazers, Clouston confirms he was let go by Tigers

By Ryan McCracken on June 18th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Shaun Clouston was busy preparing for another season when the decision came down — the Medicine Hat Tigers were moving on without him.  Hours after Monday’s announcement that Clouston had been hired as head coach of the Kamloops Blazers, the longtime Tabby bench boss and general manager opened up about the circumstances surrounding his ... Read More »

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Wild finish as Mohawks win high school soccer crown

By Sean Rooney on June 18th, 2019

srooney@medicinehatnews.com@MHNRooney Hunter Elliott-Mingo hadn’t scored all season, but nobody else seemed to be able to put one past either keeper as the Medicine Hat co-ed high school soccer season entered its ninth round of penalty kicks Monday night. At the Methanex Bowl, the Grade 10 student from Hat High looked left, kicked right and the ... Read More »

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Monarchs take advantage in sweep

By medicinehatnews on June 18th, 2019

The Moose Monarchs started off their week with a bang, sweeping a doubleheader against the visiting Billings Scarlets Monday at Jeffries Field. Reese Whelen had RBI singles in back-to-back innings of a 12-4 win to start the night, then threw three innings as his team rolled to a 12-3 victory in the second game. Scarlets ... Read More »

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Junior B Sun Devils to host playoff series after dropping last two in regular season

By medicinehatnews on June 18th, 2019

The Medicine Hat Sun Devils didn’t finish their Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League regular season on the note they’d have liked, but they’re still going to host a first-round playoff series this weekend. The Devils dropped road games in Strathmore and High River to wind up 8-6, second in the junior B Tier 2 South Central ... Read More »

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Five Hat wrestlers qualify for Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current in August

By medicinehatnews on June 18th, 2019

Five Medicine Hat wrestlers have qualified to compete at the Western Canada Summer Games in Swift Current. Siblings Dylan, Aayden and Jaylaina Callan along with Kiana Ivey and Bailee McNaughton all won matches at Alberta’s team trials this past weekend in Wetaskiwin. According to local Hawks coach Darren Klein, the mission on the weekend was ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Missed opportunity for Ambrosie

By medicinehatnews on June 18th, 2019

Since becoming CFL commissioner two years ago, Randy Ambrosie has made a big deal of protecting quarterbacks and preventing concussions. To quote Shakespeare, “It is a tale… full of sound and fury signifying nothing.” Last Thursday, Hamilton’s Simoni Lawrence knocked Saskatchewan quarterback Zach Collaros from the game in the first quarter. The Riders not only ... Read More »

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Mavericks staying positive through six-game slide

By Ryan McCracken on June 17th, 2019

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat Mavericks have found themselves in a rut, but head coach Tom Vessella says they hold the tools to dig their way out. The Mavericks followed up a 15-3 loss to the Beavers Saturday in Weyburn with a spirited effort in an eventual 5-4 setback to the Moose Jaw Miller Express on ... Read More »

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