September 2nd, 2014

Area Sports

League champion LFC opens provincials Saturday

By Lethbridge Herald on August 29th, 2014

Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comLethbridge FC has had a target on their back the entire Alberta Major Soccer League season.As the LFC men’s squad heads into senior provincials in Edmonton this weekend as the number one seed that earns them a bye into the semifinal Saturday, there’s no... Read More »

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Woman face Callies today — Lethbridge FC team opens championship weekend tonight in Edmonton

By Lethbridge Herald on August 29th, 2014

Dale WoodardLethbridge HeraldThe Lethbridge FC women’s team opens the Alberta Major Soccer League championship weekend tonight in Edmonton.LFC finished the AMSL season at 4-8-2 — in sixth place, a playoff spot the team hasn’t seen in years. Their provincial run starts tonight against the third-place Calgary Callies... Read More »

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Fall season starts this weekend at Rocky Mountain Turf Club

By Lethbridge Herald on August 28th, 2014

Garry AllisonRocky Mountain Turf ClubThe long, hot summer is over and the race horses running under the Rocky Mountain Turf Club banner have returned to Whoop-Up Downs after using the summer at Grande Prairie to whip into top condition.Along with the horses, of course, come the trainers... Read More »

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Leftovers paddle to silver

By Purcell, Dylan on August 27th, 2014

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Leftovers are dragon boat silver medalists. The Leftovers, with the addition of some members of their farm team, The Braggin’ Dragons, headed to Edmonton last weekend for the the Rip Up The River Festival featuring two full days of 500-metre races held in front of... Read More »

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Victory celebration — Barracudas lacrosse team shares its historic provincial title at city hall

By Lethbridge Herald on August 26th, 2014

Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comNearly a month after capturing the first provincial title in franchise history, the Lethbridge Bert & Macs Barracudas lacrosse team took to city hall Monday afternoon to share their accomplishment.As it turned out, Lethbridge Mayor Chris Spearman was the beneficiary of the visit as the Barracudas presented the mayor with a Barracudas jersey ... Read More »

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Skinner! Young ‘Canes goalie goes extra mile(s) to make club this year

By Purcell, Dylan on August 26th, 2014

 Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comAs far as physical preparation for the coming season goes, Stuart Skinner has done his homework.And after spending two months training under former NHLer Gary Roberts in Toronto, the 15-year-old netminder (who turns 16 in November) hopes to parlay that into his first full Western Hockey League season... Read More »

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Provincial champion Barracudas lacrosse team visiting City Hall today

By Purcell, Dylan on August 25th, 2014

Lethbridge After capturing their first provincial championship in franchise history, the Lethbridge Bert and Mac’s Barracudas lacrosse team will commemorate that feat today at City Hall. The Barracudas team will be meeting with Mayor Chris Spearman today at 4 p.m. in the Atrium of City Hall. ... Read More »

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Fit to go

By Purcell, Dylan on August 25th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Evidently, the returning veterans of the Lethbridge Hurricanes are ready to get physical. As the team wrapped up it’s training camp Sunday afternoon at the Enmax Centre, it became clear the ‘Canes veterans spent plenty of the summer in the gym as Hurricanes... Read More »

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The coach is the key

By Purcell, Dylan on August 22nd, 2014

In my experience, the most valuable individual of any sport organization is the coach. The coach is indispensible to the long-term success of any organization. Sure they come and go, but the key to having true program success, sustained over a period of more than a couple years,... Read More »

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LFC U16 girls battle to bronze

By Purcell, Dylan on August 22nd, 2014

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Football Club U16 girls team brought home a provincial bronze medal last weekend. The LFC squad headed north to Edmonton and didn’t come home empty-handed, defeating Juventus 1-0 to earn the bronze. Lethbridge started the weekend with a 4-2 win over the MW Selects as... Read More »

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