May 4th, 2016

Area Sports

Konynenbelt worthy of honour

By Submitted Article on May 4th, 2016

I’ve had the very good fortune to observe many outstanding high school sports promoters, but when it comes to producing a value-added show, no one surpasses Duane Konynenbelt. He truly is a promoter extraordinaire. Thus, I think it is entirely fitting the Alberta Schools Athletic Association is bestowing their paramount... Read More »

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Sports Hall celebrates Lethbridge

By Purcell, Dylan on May 4th, 2016

A theme ran through the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet on Saturday night. Each of the inductees and speechmakers mentioned their love of home. And their home, in each case, was Lethbridge. It was a reminder of the deep history of sports in Lethbridge and its... Read More »

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Hale nails provincial gold medal

By Purcell, Dylan on May 3rd, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge’s Ava Hale earned a provincial gold medal in tumbling last month, a result worth flipping out about. In mid-April, the 11-year-old member of the University of Lethbridge XFinity Tramp & Tumbling Club headed to the Alberta Trampoline & Tumbling Provincial Championships in Okotoks and... Read More »

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Leicester’s locals cheer league title

By Purcell, Dylan on May 3rd, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Leicester City Football Club Supporters of Alberta celebrated the greatest accomplishment in their fandoms’ history on Monday at the Telegraph Taphouse in downtown Lethbridge. When Chelsea drew 2-2 against Tottenham on Monday afternoon, 132-year-old Leicester City clinched its first championship at the top level... Read More »

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Showing their stuff

By Woodard, Dale on May 2nd, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com After a weekend of showing off Lethbridge’s facilities, the Prairie Baseball Academy Spring Showcase Tournament wrapped up Sunday afternoon. And on a fittingly sunny afternoon that lent itself nicely to the inaugural tournament’s moniker, a pair of local teams squared off in the... Read More »

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Derby Dames rolling this weekend

By Woodard, Dale on April 30th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Roller Derby Guild Deathbridge Derby Dames will be rolling for an extra day this weekend. The Derby Dames will hit the track at the North Pavilion at Exhibition Park for their annual tournament in a six-team showdown starting today and running... Read More »

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Steinke bound for Hall of Fame

By Purcell, Dylan on April 29th, 2016

Dylan Purcell & Dave Sulz LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame is celebrating coaching at its induction banquet on Saturday, and one of the area’s most successful coaches, Larry Steinke, will be inducted. The Hall is also inducting U of L women’s rugby coach Neil Langevin, soccer... Read More »

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Howie in the Hall

By Lethbridge Herald on April 28th, 2016

Tickets still available for Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame will honour a distinguished hockey career when it inducts Howie Yanosik on Saturday at their induction banquet. The event takes place Saturday at the Enmax Centre Lounge at 7 p.m. and... Read More »

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Rams beat gutsy Kwahommies

By Lethbridge Herald on April 28th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The LCI Rams won the game, but Medicine Hat girls rugby coach Bill Ruzycki was pleased to see his team’s effort throughout. Medicine Hat’s high school girls rugby squad has players from Crescent Heights, Medicine Hat High, Eagle Butte and even Seven Persons as they pull... Read More »

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Flyers win at LRC

By Lethbridge Herald on April 28th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Fort Macleod F.P. Walshe Flyers downed the LCI Rams in boys high school rugby action at the Lethbridge Rugby Club on Wednesday. Rylan Clarke, Charles Florence, Shody Perry and Logan Kaack each scored a try and Mike McTighe kicked two converts. Ewan Ferguson and Dan O’Connor each... Read More »

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PBA hosts showcase tournament

By Lethbridge Herald on April 28th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Prairie Baseball Academy will get a look at the future this weekend. The Dawgs host the first Spring Showcase Tournament Friday to Sunday at Lloyd Nolan Yard and Spitz Stadium. And the eight-team tournament that includes the PBA Junior Varsity Dawgs and the Vauxhall Academy... Read More »

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