August 31st, 2016

Area Sports

Out of nowhere

By Woodard, Dale on August 31st, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com You may not be familiar with Riley Shamray’s hometown. The 18-year-old defenceman from Manitoba plans to land squarely on the hockey map in southern Alberta with the Lethbridge Hurricanes. The Canes wrapped up training camp with their annual Red and White Game Tuesday night at the Enmax Centre. Team White ... Read More »

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McAllister confirmed for Team Canada

By Lethbridge Herald on August 30th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Canadian Paralympic Committee finally made it official, and Lethbridge swimmer Zack McAllister is headed to Rio. McAllister, who missed out on Rio Paralympic qualification by one-hundredth of a second, was added to the Canadian team that will compete in the Paralympic Games Sept. 7-18. The Herald first reported the story ... Read More »

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Burke ascending

By Purcell, Dylan on August 30th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Prior to last season, few people outside of Peter Anholt would have predicted Brayden Burke would finish the season as the third-leading scorer in the Western Hockey League. The Lethbridge Hurricanes’ general manager’s belief in Burke has been unwavering, but for most of the league his 109-point season was a ... Read More »

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Canes camp continues

By Woodard, Dale on August 29th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com After the rookies and prospects kicked things off Thursday and Friday, the veterans joined the fray Saturday afternoon as the Lethbridge Hurricanes headed into their main camp over the weekend. On Sunday, it was the first full day of main camp as the wide-eyed 15-year-olds and the grizzled vets alike ... Read More »

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Goalies going to work

By Woodard, Dale on August 28th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Attention masked men of the Lethbridge Hurricanes: get ready to bring your lunch buckets to the rink. The Hurricanes head into the 2016-17 Western Hockey League season with a new coach overseeing what’s going on in the crease with the hiring of former NHLer and southern Alberta product Darcy Wakaluk ... Read More »

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Bull rider wins one for Canada

By Woodard, Dale on August 28th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Astride Grand Slam, Tyler Pankewitz hit it out of the park. The Ponoka bullrider charged from the chute during the final ride of the Whoop-Up Days Rodeo and the Bucking & Barrels Can-Am Pro Challenge Saturday night and rode the 11-year-old veteran bull to a ride of 88.5 for the ... Read More »

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Rookie is determined

By Woodard, Dale on August 27th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Calen Addison is planning on sticking around. As the Lethbridge Hurricanes headed into Day 2 of their Rookie Camp Friday afternoon at the Enmax Centre with the full camp ready to kick off today at 1 p.m., the Canes prospect, selected second overall in last year’s Western Hockey League Bantam ... Read More »

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Hayworth has a reason to Smile

By Woodard, Dale on August 27th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com For Kenny Hayworth., the scouting report on this particular horse was a good one right from the get-go. It was the night before Day 2 of the Whoop-Up Days Rodeo and the Bucking & Barrels Can-Am Pro Challenge when the bareback rider from Orofino, Idaho spotted Cajun Smile out in ... Read More »

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Rookie is ready for Canes camp

By Lethbridge Herald on August 26th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Whether he was on the ice or off it over the summer months, Dylan Cozens has put in the necessary prep time for his first Western Hockey League camp. Cozens became the first Yukon-born player to be selected first-round in the WHL bantam draft in May when the Lethbridge Hurricanes ... Read More »

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Bucking and barrels a hit with racer

By Lethbridge Herald on August 26th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Lynette Brodoway is rounding the barrels for her first trip to the Canadian Finals Rodeo. On Thursday night, the barrel racer from Brooks provided a fine tuneup for the big show in Edmonton. Brodoway, astride S.R. Effort In My Boots, placed the top time during the opening night of the ... Read More »

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Horns tie Wesmen

By Lethbridge Herald on August 26th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns team took four points while on the road to start the Canada West men’s soccer season. The Pronghorns battled the Winnipeg Wesmen to a 1-1 draw during the second game of regular season action Thursday afternoon in Winnipeg. The tie comes one day after the ... Read More »

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