November 27th, 2014

Area Sports

Golden Hawks 1-0-1 on the road

By Purcell, Dylan on November 27th, 2014

Lethbridge Bantam The Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks went 1-0-1 in Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League action last weekend. The Golden Hawks defeated the Red Deer Black 6-1 on Saturday and skated to a 2-2 tie with the Airdrie Xtreme on Sunday. The Golden Hawks improve... Read More »

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Wednesday’s High School Notebook column by Dave Wells: It’s officially time to hoop it up

By Lethbridge Herald on November 26th, 2014

High School Notebook: By Dave Wells No one can seriously accuse the Alberta Schools Athletic Association of taking extensive breaks between team sport seasons. Eight volleyball and five football Wildrose Country banners were awarded over the weekend, but before this column comes out again next week basketball league play will... Read More »

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Youth Challenge rolls in — event hosted by Lethbridge 5 Pin Bowlers’ Association Saturday at Holiday Bowl

By Lethbridge Herald on November 26th, 2014

Lethbridge The zone round of the Youth Challenge, hosted by the Lethbridge 5 Pin Bowlers’ Association, took the lanes Saturday at Holiday Bowl. The event featured bowlers aged 13 to 18 competing in an eight-game scratch event. Alexander Young and Jessica Smith of Medicine Hat, were crowned the tournament champions, topping the field in their ... Read More »

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Copperheads keep winning

By Purcell, Dylan on November 26th, 2014

Coaldale The Coaldale Copperheads winning streak has hit double digits. The Copperheads rattled off a pair of wins during Heritage Junior B Hockey League action with a 5-0 decision Friday in Airdrie over the Thunder and scored a 3-2 win over the Okotoks Bisons Saturday at the Coaldale... Read More »

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Female bantam Hurricanes off to winning start to season

By Purcell, Dylan on November 26th, 2014

Lethbridge Female bantam The Lethbridge Lakeview Dental female bantan Hurricanes are off to an undefeated start to their Rocky Mountain Female Hockey League season. The Hurricanes hosted the Sylvan Lake Wildcats last weekend and posted a 10-0 win that improves the team to 2-0-1. Hayleigh Craig, Maddy Fazzio,... Read More »

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None better at playing the game his own way

By Lethbridge Herald on November 25th, 2014

Good Sports: By Dylan Purcell It is always the worst quote to get and it is the most common. “We have to play our game.” The familiarity of the refrain builds the contempt for it. Today, I’ve taken a different look at what it means. “Play our game” was one... Read More »

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Journey to Olympic gold a simple step — Carla MacLeod on hand for Wednesday KidSport luncheon

By Lethbridge Herald on November 20th, 2014

Dylan Purcell Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com “Because you asked.” The journey to a pair of Olympic gold medals started with as simple a step as Carla MacLeod asking her parents if she could play hockey. MacLeod, who won Olympic and world championship gold with Canada’s national women’s hockey team, wanted to... Read More »

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Earth-shaking gold for local

By Purcell, Dylan on November 20th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It was truly an earth-moving experience for Tyler Aiken. The Lethbridge broomballer recently returned from the Land of the Rising Sun with a gold medal around his neck following the World Broomball Championship in Tomakomai, Japan, Nov. 3-7. But if the gold-medal moment... Read More »

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Duo, coach named to U16 football team

By Purcell, Dylan on November 19th, 2014

Lethbridge A pair of football players and one coach have been named to the first Football Alberta U16 provincial team. Earing a spot on Team Alberat is running back Brady Sillito of the Raymond Comets and Winston Churchill Bulldogs offensive lineman Dylan Meier as well as Winston Churchill’s... Read More »

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Provincial pigskin titles on the line in Lethbridge

By Woodard, Dale on November 19th, 2014

The 2014 Alberta Schools Athletic Association provincial volleyball and football banners are up for grabs this week. Figurative volleyball crowns will be bestowed throughout other Wild Rose Country zones, while lasting gridiron glory will be earned right here. – - Yes, the University of Lethbridge Community Sports Stadium... Read More »

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