September 18th, 2021

Local Sports

Broncs & Honky Tonks a go for September at Grandstand Arena

By Medicine Hat News on August 17th, 2021

Medicine Hat News The Broncs & Honky Tonks Rodeo will run this year after all, with the Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede announcing Monday that the annual event postponed earlier this year due to COVID will now run Sept. 17-19 at the Grandstand Arena. The annual spring event is usually held indoors at the Fieldhouse, ... Read More »

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Thunder open provincials at 2-0

By Medicine Hat News on August 14th, 2021

The Medicine Hat Thunder are off to a hot start at the Softball Alberta U14B championships. The host Thunder kicked off the tournament Friday morning at the Moose Community Ball Complex with a 7-2 victory over the Strathmore Thunder, then returned to the diamond that afternoon to defeat the Red Deer Rage 9-0. The Thunder ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat Thunder hope to roll at home

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 11th, 2021

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat U14B Thunder have set their sights on the podium as hosts of this weekend’s Softball Alberta championship. The nine-team tournament descends Friday on the Moose Ball Complex, and Thunder catcher Hayley Grad says she’s feeling confident given the way her Hat squad works as a unit. “I think we’ll do pretty ... Read More »

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Speedway honours lost drivers

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 11th, 2021

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Members of the Medicine Hat Speedway paid tribute to those they’ve lost at the Darryl Adams Memorial races this weekend. Dale Edwards collected a pair of checkered flags over the weekend, winning Friday and Saturday’s main events in the Baby Grands class, to earn the Darryl Adams Memorial trophy – an honour bestowed in ... Read More »

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Pairs battle it out at Hat Lawn Bowling Club

By Medicine Hat News on August 11th, 2021

Skip Barb Moll and partner Curt Moll teamed up to win the Medicine Hat Lawn Bowling Club’s pairs tournament over the weekend. Barb and Curt defeated skip Mike Gilchrist and teammate Ryan Gilchrist 9-1 for the championship. In the novice tournament – reserved for players with less than five years of lawn bowling experience – ... Read More »

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‘We gave it our all’: Sage Watson settles for fourth place in women’s 4×400 relay at Tokyo Olympics

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 10th, 2021

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Seven Persons sprinter Sage Watson put everything she had into the women’s 4×400-metre relay on Saturday at the Tokyo Olympics, but fell just shy of reaching the podium with a fourth-place finish. Watson – serving as Canada’s anchor – held third place when she took the baton from teammate Kyra Constantine, however Jamaica’s Candice ... Read More »

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Three all-Hat finals highlight weekend at drag strip

By Medicine Hat News on August 10th, 2021

Medicine Hatters took the top two spots in three separate events this weekend at the Medicine Hat Drag Racing Association strip. Roy Valk defeated Ashley Zeller in Saturday’s Sportsman final – followed by fellow Hatter Dean Adie in third. Todd Fleck bested Brian Nagel for the Super Pro victory – while Hatter Tanner Gaetz and ... Read More »

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Ryan Hodgins wins MHGCC championship

By Medicine Hat News on August 10th, 2021

Ryan Hodgins is the Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club’s 2021 champion. Hodgins shot a weekend-low 69 on Sunday to clinch the club title with a five-stroke edge on runner-up Mitch Kurtz. After taking a one-stroke lead on Kurtz with a 72 in Saturday’s opening round, Hodgins took control of the leaderboard on Sunday to ... Read More »

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U12B Thunder win provincial bronze

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 10th, 2021

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken The Medicine Hat U12B Thunder left the diamond with a bronze medal at the Softball Alberta championship in St. Albert this weekend. After going 4-0 in the round robin for second place in the standings, the Thunder dropped a semifinal to Sylvan Lake, 5-2, but bounced back for a 12-2 win over Lloydminster in ... Read More »

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MH Big League Baseball honours its best

By Medicine Hat News on August 7th, 2021

The Medicine Hat Big League Baseball Association celebrated the end of its summer season on Wednesday night at Jeffries Park by honouring the club’s top performers. The program was evenly separated into two teams – Red and Blue – for the season, and each squad presented players with team accolades following a less-than-ordinary summer. Josh ... Read More »

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