September 23rd, 2014

Area Sports

ASDC Southwest column by Travis Grindle: Trying to find a better way to try out

By Lethbridge Herald on September 19th, 2014

Tryouts are the worst. The process and the fallout can rip a team apart. For the athlete, the practice is a stressful, nerve-wracking, dream crushing progression that offers the ultimate reward or the lowest of defeats.  It can crush a young athlete’s spirit or provide a bolt of... Read More »

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Copperheads season starting this weekend

By Lethbridge Herald on September 18th, 2014

CoaldaleThe puck is ready to drop on the Coaldale Copperheads Heritage Junior B Hockey League season.The Copperheads ice their home-opener Saturday when they host the Strathmore Wheatland Kings at 8:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Sportsplex.Coaldale recently wrapped up its training camp last week with over 50 hopefuls looking for a roster spot and brought their ... Read More »

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High school football heats up under the lights

By Purcell, Dylan on September 17th, 2014

Thank goodness summer weather has returned! If you’re a fan of enjoyable meteorological conditions and spirited high school sporting entertainment Friday evening appears to be right in the sweet spot. In all likelihood the LCI-Raymond high school series draws the largest average annual Alberta Schools Athletic Association gridiron... Read More »

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Tuesday’s Good Sport column by Dylan Purcell: Breaking Wind

By Purcell, Dylan on September 16th, 2014

 There is a lot of science to this running thing.Since I began my gasping, sweaty dysfunctional relationship with fitness several months ago, I’ve tried to balance out my training regimen. I have hit the gym regularly – or more accurately, I have gone to the gym sporadically and with mixed... Read More »

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U of L women in search of a little offence

By Purcell, Dylan on September 11th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team is looking to get a little more offensive. The 0-1-1 Pronghorns face the University of Calgary Dinos in their home-opener during Canada West action tonight at 6 p.m. at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. As... Read More »

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Wong leads Hurricanes to exhibition win over Tigers

By Jensen, Randy on September 11th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com If Tyler Wong has his way, this win will be a glimpse of things to come. The third-year forward for the Lethbridge Hurricanes scored the first three goals for his team as the ‘Canes downed the Medicine Hat Tigers 5-2 in Western Hockey... Read More »

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LFC U16 boys go 2-0 on the weekend

By Purcell, Dylan on September 10th, 2014

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Football Club U16 boys opened their Calgary Soccer Association) last weekend. Lethbridge started the weekend with a 7-3 win over the Villains Strikers Sunday and wrapped up the day with another win courtesy a 3-2 over South West United 98. In the win over the... Read More »

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High School Notebook: Football, volleyball and golf go big

By Purcell, Dylan on September 10th, 2014

 The local high school sports scene is already in high gear.- -The Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League varsity pre-season tournaments hit the courts last weekend. Congratulations to the Magrath boys and Catholic Central girls who emerged victorious.Regular season action was served last night. Girls play primarily Tuesdays this season... Read More »

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Playing for keeps

By Purcell, Dylan on September 10th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s never too early to develop a healthy dislike for one’s opponent. The Lethbridge Hurricanes will get a chance to do just that when they host the Medicine Hat Tigers during Western Hockey League exhibition action tonight at 7 p.m. at the Enmax... Read More »

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Pronghorns name athlete of the week

By Purcell, Dylan on September 10th, 2014

 LethbridgeMyriah Marino has been selected as the University of Lethbridge Athlete of the Week.The second-year goalkeeper for the Pronghorns women’s soccer team kicked off the Canada West season with two solid performances as the ‘Horns went -0-1-1.On Saturday afternoon, Marino had an eight-save performance in the Pronghorns 3-1 loss to... Read More »

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