September 25th, 2016

Area Sports

Kodiaks play tough in loss

By Woodard, Dale on September 25th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s soccer team put in a solid performance, but fell just shy of the win. The Kodiaks were downed 1-0 by the Medicine Hat College Rattlers during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon in Medicine Hat. The mens team held their opponents in check outside ... Read More »

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Bisons edge the Horns

By Woodard, Dale on September 25th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It was another oh-so-close result for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team. The Pronghorns were edged 2-1 by the University of Manitoba Bisons during Canada West action Saturday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Lethbridge’s Nikki Furukawa scored her fourth goal of the season early in the ... Read More »

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Tigers tame the Hurricanes in Medicine Hat

By Woodard, Dale on September 25th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Medicine Hat Tigers have scored a split with the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the team’s season-opening home-and-home series. The Tigers handed the Hurricanes a convincing 9-3 loss during Western Hockey League action Saturday night in Medicine Hat. The Tigers – who lost 4-2 to the Hurricanes Friday night in Lethbridge – blew the ... Read More »

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Rebels, Cougars earn wins in SAHSVL action

By Woodard, Dale on September 22nd, 2016

LETHBIRDGE HERALD The Taber W.R. Myers Rebels won on the road during Southern Alberta High School Boys Volleyball League action Wednesday in Picture Butte. The Rebels defeated the Picture Butte Sugar Kings 3-1, losing the first set 25-18, but rattling off 25-23, 25-12 and 25-12 set wins to earn the decision. Cole Layton led W.R. ... Read More »

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Local teams begin battle for football trophies

By Lethbridge Herald on September 21st, 2016

‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells There is absolutely no doubt my favourite local hardware — high school athletics, or otherwise — is the T. Eaton Trophy, often referred to as The Gold Football. Heck, it’s not even close. Starting this week the 2016 chase is on. The venerable and venerated Southern Alberta High ... Read More »

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Pretty awesome: local Olympians speak at SACPA

By Lethbridge Herald on September 21st, 2016

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell There was a young soccer player in the audience. She had a Guns N Roses T-shirt on, so you have to like her right off the bat. She listened, intently for almost two hours. You tell me one other situation unrelated to text messaging or Flappy Bird that ... Read More »

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Canes add goalie

By Lethbridge Herald on September 21st, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes have added a goaltender and released another. The team acquired Ryan Gilchrist from the Seattle Thunderbirds in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in the 2017 bantam draft and released Brandon Kegler. Gilchrist, from McLaughlin, appeared in three games in the preseason with the Thunderbirds posting a 1-0-0-0 record ... Read More »

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Copperheads clean up

By Lethbridge Herald on September 21st, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads picked up all six points available in their Heritage Junior B Hockey League weekend opener. The Copperheads downed the Okotoks Bisons 4-2 Friday night in Okotoks and then handed the High River Flyers an 8-1 loss Saturday in Coaldale before beating the Hockey Academy 8-3 in Banff Sunday for a ... Read More »

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Canes on track: team delivers good-news budget to shareholders

By Lethbridge Herald on September 20th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes are back in the black. The team held its shareholders’ Annual General Meeting Monday night in the upstairs lounge at the Enmax Centre. After a 46-win season that included the franchise’s first Central Division title since 1997 and, perhaps more importantly, the franchise’s first trip to the ... Read More »

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Cardston shuts out Crescent Heights

By Lethbridge Herald on September 19th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald – Cardston The Cardston Cougars earned a shutout win during Southern Alberta High School Football League action Friday. The Cougars hosted the Medicine Hat Cresent Heights Vikings and notched a 40-0 decision. Cardston opend up a 21-0 lead at the half and put up 19 more points in the second half en route ... Read More »

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Big win for Kodiak women

By Lethbridge Herald on September 19th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A gutsy effort on the road didn’t go unrewarded for the Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s soccer team. The Kodiaks blanked the Lakeland College Rustlers 1-0 during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference action Sunday afternoon in Lloydminster for their first win of the season. After a mostly scoreless draw as the teams ... Read More »

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