August 22nd, 2014

Area Sports

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By Purcell, Dylan on August 22nd, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridge herald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes will head into their training camp without one, and possibly two, returnees. Defenceman Macoy Erkamps is at home in Delta, B.C. after requesting a trade, while forward Reid Duke was absent from the first day of registration and practice... Read More »

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The coach is the key

By Purcell, Dylan on August 22nd, 2014

In my experience, the most valuable individual of any sport organization is the coach. The coach is indispensible to the long-term success of any organization. Sure they come and go, but the key to having true program success, sustained over a period of more than a couple years,... Read More »

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LFC U16 girls battle to bronze

By Purcell, Dylan on August 22nd, 2014

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Football Club U16 girls team brought home a provincial bronze medal last weekend. The LFC squad headed north to Edmonton and didn’t come home empty-handed, defeating Juventus 1-0 to earn the bronze. Lethbridge started the weekend with a 4-2 win over the MW Selects as... Read More »

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‘Canes camp kicking off

By Purcell, Dylan on August 21st, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com There will be a combination of familiar as well as fresh faces when the Lethbridge Hurricanes open camp today. As the team opens the Enmax doors to the public for their four-day camp, Hurricanes general manager Brad Robson noted a roster of veteran... Read More »

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Lethbridge Rugby Club men fall to Calgary Irish

By Purcell, Dylan on August 17th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com On the plus side, a playoff berth is still a possibility for the Lethbridge Rugby Club men’s team. However, following a 27-20 loss the Calgary Irish Saturday afternoon at the Lethbridge Rugby Club, the LRC squad just made that run for a post-season... Read More »

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Bullseye

By Purcell, Dylan on August 17th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It was over 50 years that Rudy Mack first took aim alongside Frank and Evelyn Leffingwell. What followed was a friendship that has stayed right on target and Mack trekked down from Calgary to attend the 14th Annual Frank Leffingwell Memorial Shoot at... Read More »

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Former Jays greats to hold two-day clinic at Spitz Stadium

By Purcell, Dylan on August 14th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Some Major League Baseball-calibre instructors will be on hand at Spitz Stadium today and Friday offering up some tricks of the trade for local young ball players. Former Blue Jays Roberto Alomar Jr., Lloyd Moseby, Rance Mulliniks and Duane Ward as well as... Read More »

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Frank Leffingwell shoot taking place Saturday

By Purcell, Dylan on August 13th, 2014

Lethbridge The 14th Annual Frank Leffingwell Memorial Shoot is ready to take aim this Saturday. The event takes place at the Lethbridge Fish and Game Shooting Range with registration running from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and the competition beginning at 9 a.m. The total cash payout is... Read More »

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Hurricanes sign prospect

By Purcell, Dylan on August 13th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes have signed on another prospect. The club announced Wednesday that had signed defenceman Ethan King to the Western Hockey League’s Standard Player Agreement. The 1999-born defenseman from Vernon, B.C. was the Hurricanes second round draft pick – 23rd overall -... Read More »

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‘Horns mens’ hockey team adds to coaching staff

By Purcell, Dylan on August 12th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com As he heads into his first season behind the bench of the University of Lethbridge men’s hockey team, Spiros Anastas has rounded out the staff that will surround him in time for the 2014-15 Canada West season. The Pronghorns announced Monday that Anastas... Read More »

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