October 26th, 2020

Local Sports

Schlemko bests the field in Speedway’s Rumblebee class

By Medicine Hat News on September 9th, 2020

Dennis Schlemko completed a climb up the podium on Saturday at the Medicine Hat Speedway. After finishing third in each of the Speedway’s first race days this summer, Schlemko bested the field Saturday in his No. 7 car to take top spot among the Busy Bee Rumblebees Saturday. Brittney Young followed up for second in ... Read More »

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Bresee duo wins lawn bowling championship

By Medicine Hat News on September 9th, 2020

After winning the Medicine Hat Lawn Bowling Club’s abbreviated pairs league regular season title, Wes and Jean Bresee held on to win the Memorial Trophy on Thursday. The Bresees came up against some fierce competition in the final, but ultimately managed to defeat Curt and Barb Moll 6-5 to take the championship. Over on the ... Read More »

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Martin, Batsel defend Southeastern titles

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on September 9th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Becky Martin and Dillon Batsel defended their crowns at the 87th annual Southeastern Golf Classic, Monday at Connaught Golf Club. Martin shot a 75-74-78-227 to cruise to her fourth straight title, while Batsel went 68-71-70-209 to collect his fourth championship over the past five years. “I always have good vibes being where I learned ... Read More »

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Rangeland Bantam Football Conference cancels its season

By Justin Seward Alberta Newspaper Group on September 4th, 2020

Redcliff’s Parkside Pythons bantam football team will not be hitting the gridiron this fall. Medicine Hat – Hawks and Colts – and Brooks also have teams in the league. The local Rangeland Bantam Football Conference 2020 season was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions set out by the local school boards on Aug. 29. “We were ... Read More »

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Medicine Hat Tennis Club’s Open Doubles tennis tournament results

By Medicine Hat News on September 1st, 2020

The Medicine Hat Tennis Club’s annual Open Doubles tournament came to a close this weekend, with some familiar names competing. Boris Holan and Trevor Riddell took down Calvin Heller and Jin Shin 75. 6-2 in the Men’s Open championship match. Imran Ahmed and Shah Ahmad defeated Joe Ciona and Miles Pfeifer in the consolation match. ... Read More »

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Cubs hire Randy Wong as HC/GM

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 29th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken Randy Wong’s fingerprints have been on the Medicine Hat Cubs for the past two seasons – now his hands are on the helm. The local junior B hockey club announced Friday that Wong had been hired to step in as head coach and general manager after helping load up the Cubs with young talent ... Read More »

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Hat Lawn Bowling Club pushes into playoffs

By Medicine Hat News on August 29th, 2020

Wes and Jean Bresee clinched the Medicine Hat Lawn Bowling Club’s J. Gibson Trophy last week as champions of the pairs round robin league, but there are still playoffs ahead. Three of the four teams involved tied for top spot with a 2-1 record, but the Bresee duo broke the tiebreaker with the strongest point ... Read More »

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Cubs hire Randy Wong as head coach and GM

By Ryan McCracken on August 28th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Cubs announced Friday that they have hired Randy Wong to serve as head coach and general manager of the junior B hockey club. Wong comes to the team with previously established ties after guiding the Medicine Hat Hounds U18 AA squad to a provincial championship in 2019, then sending a significant crop ... Read More »

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Rattlers hire cross-country coach

By RYAN MCCRACKEN on August 28th, 2020

rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com@MHNMcCracken When Bill Corcoran moved from Grande Prairie to Medicine Hat last winter, he knew he wanted to be part of the region’s rich cross-country community – but he had no idea he’d become one of its central figures. Medicine Hat College announced Thursday that Corcoran — who served as coach of Grande Prairie Regional ... Read More »

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Dopp leads locals with back-to-back victories at drag strip this weekend

By Medicine Hat News on August 28th, 2020

The Medicine Hat Drag Racing Association continued its season with another weekend of high-octane action at the local strip. Medicine Hat’s Darian Dopp led a strong local showing with back-to-back victories in the Junior Street event, driving his 2006 Dodge Magnum to wins on Saturday and Sunday ahead of runner up Justus Schaan of Dunmore. ... Read More »

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