July 23rd, 2014

Area Sports

Lethbridge Giants suffer first loss at Canadians

By Lethbridge Herald on July 23rd, 2014

Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe Lethbridge Giants have been handed their first loss at the Junior Little League Canadian Championship. The Giants were defeated 9-2 by the Saskatchewan-representative Regina All-Stars during action Tuesday night at Spitz Stadium.The loss puts the Giants at 3-1 with B.C.’s Whalley All-Stars as... Read More »

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Big bats power Bulls to win

By Lethbridge Herald on July 23rd, 2014

Medicine HatTwo big innings at the plate have powered the Lethbridge Bulls to their third straight win.The Bulls scored five runs in the second inning and added another six in the sixth as they downed the Medicine Hat Mavericks 15-8 during Western Major Baseball League action Tuesday night... Read More »

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Bulls hold on to first place

By Lethbridge Herald on July 22nd, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALDThe Lethbridge Bulls are sitting pretty in the Western Major Baseball League. With seven games remaining, they are in first place in the league, and are four games up on the Medicine Hat Mavericks in the West Division. Four of their remaining games are against the Mavs, but the... Read More »

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Tuesday’s Good Sport column: Back in action — Commonwealth Games another stop on road for Steacy

By Lethbridge Herald on July 22nd, 2014

Good Sport: By Dylan PurcellJim Steacy is back representing Canada on the international athletic stage, this time at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, and he has his eyes on the prize.Steacy is hoping to stand on the podium when the hammer throw competition ends on July 29, wrapping... Read More »

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Giants remain unbeaten

By Lethbridge Herald on July 22nd, 2014

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe host Lethbridge Giants are 3-0 at the Junior Canadian Little League Championship, but it wasn’t easy Monday night at Spitz Stadium.The Giants beat Quebec’s NDG Lynx 3-2 thanks to a Zac Trempner hit in the bottom of the seventh inning. With Ty Penner already... Read More »

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Redemption is always one swing of the bat away

By Lethbridge Herald on July 21st, 2014

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Sam Noad had the kind of inning that would inspire a John Steinbeck novel and the Lethbridge Giants have a 2-0 record after Sunday’s action at the Junior Canadian Little League Baseball Championship at Spitz Stadium. The Giants beat Ontario’s Oakville Whitecaps 14-4 in six innings... Read More »

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South title goes to Barracudas

By Lethbridge Herald on July 21st, 2014

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Bert and Mac’s Barracudas won the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League Junior B Tier 2 South title on Sunday at Labor Club Ice Centre. They beat the Red Deer Renegades 11-5 to do it, and will face the Fort Saskatchewan Rebels at home next weekend... Read More »

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Play ball — Lethbridge to host Junior Little League Canadian Championship for fifth straight year

By Lethbridge Herald on July 18th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The field for the Junior Little League Canadian Championship has finally filled out. And as the Lethbridge Giants get set to host the event for the fifth straight year, so has the familiarity factor. “We’ve found out about some of the teams that are coming,”... Read More »

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Bulls fail to find early runs

By Lethbridge Herald on July 18th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A slow start has handed the Lethbridge Bulls their third loss in the past four games. Hosting the Edmonton Prospects during Western Major Baseball League action Thursday night at Spitz Stadium, the Bulls spotted the visitors a 6-0 lead after four-and-a-half innings on their way... Read More »

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Big return for LRC — women’s team posts convicing win after two-week layoff

By Lethbridge Herald on July 17th, 2014

Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comWhat two-week layoff? The Lethbridge Rugby Club women scored a convincing 93-12 win over the Calgary Rams during Alberta Women’s Premiership action Wednesday night at the Lethbridge Rugby Club.And if LRC player-coach Ashley MacDonald had any concerns her charges might be a bit rusty... Read More »

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