August 25th, 2019

Local Sports

Hat juniors eliminated, still plenty of week left at Little League World Series

By Medicine Hat News on August 14th, 2019

Medicine Hat’s run at a Junior Little League World Series title is over, but their memorable week in Michigan is far from done. The all-stars lost 10-1 to the Latin American champs from Mexico Tuesday morning, finishing 0-2 in the tournament. The Canadian representatives will still have an exhibition game against one of the American ... Read More »

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Hat soccer teams medal at provincials

By Medicine Hat News on August 14th, 2019

While Medicine Hat’s under-15 girls soccer team won bronze as provincial hosts this past weekend, three other Rattlers Academy Soccer Club squads were spread out across the province at provincials of their own. Both the under-19 and under-13 boys wound up with bronze medal performances. In Calgary for the under-19 Tier 2 boys provincials, RASC ... Read More »

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Hollett moves on from hockey

By Medicine Hat News on August 14th, 2019

The writing was on the wall for Jordan Hollett mid-way through last season, but the Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender never complained about going from starter to splitting time with upstart import Mads Sogaard. Instead, he worked his hardest, focused on his teammates and took whatever time between the pipes he was given. So as the ... Read More »

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Hodgins opens with even-par 72

By Medicine Hat News on August 13th, 2019

Medicine Hat’s Ryan Hodgins opened with an even-par 72 at the Canadian Junior Boys Championship Monday, which in most cases would put him in good position at the Golf Canada event. But with defending champion Christopher Vandette scorching his way to a 10-under 62, it’s already a long ways back. Vandette, who won last year’s ... Read More »

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Summer swim club winds up first season with meet

By Medicine Hat News on August 13th, 2019

The Manta Rays Summer Swim Club wrapped up its first season with a meet in Lethbridge this past weekend. The Region F Championships at the University of Lethbridge saw more than 250 entrants including seven from Medicine Hat, of which four made it to their respective finals. Olivia McWilliams had the best result, a fifth-place ... Read More »

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Inside the CFL: Saluting the Hall of Fame class of 2019 including one of the best of all time

By Graham Kelly on August 13th, 2019

Last Friday in Hamilton, seven newcomers entered the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. There were three receivers from the 1980’s, a great from the Bud Grant era, running back Jon Cornish, as well as builders Jim Hopson and Frank Smith. In my opinion, the greatest CFL running back of all time was Saskatchewan’s George Reed. ... Read More »

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Valk, Martin win club championships

By Medicine Hat News on August 13th, 2019

Mike Valk and Becky Martin earned top spots at Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club’s club championships this past weekend thanks to dominant opening rounds. Valk shot 68’s both days to fend off Victoria Day Classic winner Mitch Kurtz by seven strokes. The lead after the first round was six shots – not impossible to ... Read More »

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Good sports in must-win game today

By Medicine Hat News on August 13th, 2019

Following are the first three days’ edited social media posts from Medicine Hat Little League direct from the Junior Little League World Series in Taylor, Mich. The Hat all-stars play Latin America’s champions from Tamaulipas, Mexico this morning starting at 9 a.m. our time in a must-win game. Tamaulipas lost 7-4 to Chinese Taipei Monday ... Read More »

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Edwards wins Adams trophy for second time

By Medicine Hat News on August 13th, 2019

Bad weather kept the stock cars from a special second day of racing at the Medicine Hat Speedway, but the most important event of the weekend did get a winner. Cochrane’s Dale Edwards claimed first place in the baby grands division to win the Darryl Adams Memorial trophy, normally a two-day event with the top ... Read More »

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RASC bounces back for bronze

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 12th, 2019

Edit: An incorrect scorer was originally listed for the RASC 15-under girls teams’ Sunday morning game. Kailey Duchscherer passed to Antonina Dumanowski for the team’s lone goal in a 3-1 loss. rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Rattlers Athletic Soccer Club’s under-15 girls squad seized its spot on the podium Sunday evening at the Family Leisure Centre. After narrowly ... Read More »

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