July 31st, 2014

Area Sports

Ritchot nine-over at Juniors

By Purcell, Dylan on July 31st, 2014

Niagara Falls, Ont. Matthew Ritchot’s second round at the Canadian Junior Boys Championship was suspended due to weather Wednesday. But prior to the suspension due to dangerous playing conditions after strong storm cells rolled through the Niagara Falls area, Ritchot shot a nine-over 81 to sit in a... Read More »

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Freund brothers lead the way at National Swim Championships

By Purcell, Dylan on July 31st, 2014

winnipeg The Lethbridge Swim Club put in a strong performance at the Canadian Age Group Swimming Championship July 23-28 in Winnipeg. The club sent four swimmers – brothers Joshua Freund and Kaelan Freund, Sarah Little and Meaghan Morter – and placed 37th in points out of 137 teams... Read More »

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King signs on for three more years with Los Angeles

By Lethbridge Herald on July 30th, 2014

Former Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Dwight King has another reason to smile today.Fresh off winning the Stanley Cup earlier this year with the Los Angeles Kings, the team announced today it has agreed to terms on a new three-year contract with the restricted free agent left winger.The 25-year-old King is a 6-4, 230-pound native of Meadow ... Read More »

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Elks open tournament with victory — Two runs in eighth lifts Lethbridge as State tournament begins

By Lethbridge Herald on July 30th, 2014

LethbridgeSome late runs have the Lethbridge KB Heating Elks off to a winning start at the Montana American Legion State AA baseball championship.Facing the Great Falls Chargers Tuesday night at Spitz Stadium, the Elks scored a pair of runs in the eighth inning to erase a 6-5 deficit... Read More »

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Bulls continue winning ways — Lethbridge scores early en route to victory in Medicine Hat

By Lethbridge Herald on July 30th, 2014

Ryan McCrackenrmccracken@medicinehatnews.comOver 1,000 fans packed the stands at Athletic Park on Tuesday evening to watch the Medicine Hat Mavericks close out the 2014 regular season with a 7-4 loss to the Lethbridge Bulls.“They were raucous when we were doing well, and they let us know when we weren’t doing well,” Mavericks head coach Adam Shorsher ... Read More »

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Taking the steps

By Purcell, Dylan on July 30th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Steps 1 and 2 have been accomplished for the Lethbridge Southwest Major All-Stars Little League baseball team. As the team heads east to Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec for the Canadian Little League Championship, they hope to take Step 3 that will lead then to their... Read More »

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LFC U16 boys capture silver medal

By Purcell, Dylan on July 30th, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALD – Spokane The Lethbridge Football Club boys U12 soccer team brought home a silver medal from Spokane last weekend. The U12 boys were in Spokane for the Spokane River City Cup Tournament, advancing to the gold medal game before losing in a shootout to the Spokane... Read More »

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Steacy earns gold at Commonwealth Games

By Lethbridge Herald on July 29th, 2014

Jim Steacy is a gold medalist.The hammer thrower from Lethbridge took gold this afternoon at the Commonwealth Games, as he bested England’s Nick Miller and Scotland’s Mark Dry.Steacy finished second to Dry in the second qualifying round but in the end, his throw of 74.16 metres in the final was good enough for gold, in ... Read More »

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Tuesday’s Good Sport column by Dylan Purcell: The boys of late fall?

By Lethbridge Herald on July 29th, 2014

’s approaching three decades with the local American Legion baseball programs, so Scott Oikawa has seen everything you could think of when it comes to baseball for kids aged 14-20. Including the development of year-round sports. The A-ball Y’s Men Miners and AA KB Heating Elks are still... Read More »

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Elks have a chance at the State title

By Lethbridge Herald on July 29th, 2014

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe Lethbridge KB Heating Elks have a shot at a Montana American Legion State AA baseball championship this week, thanks to their role as host. They’ll open the tournament tonight at Spitz Stadium at 7 p.m. against the Great Falls Chargers. The event starts today... Read More »

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