July 30th, 2015

Area Sports

Elks bested by the Bucks

By Purcell, Dylan on July 30th, 2015

Helena, Montana The Lethbridge KB Heating Elks kicked off their State Championship run on a losing note. Facing the Bozeman Bucks in their opener Wednesday morning in Helena, the Elks fell 8-2 and will now face the host Helena Senators this morning at 9:30 a.m. The teams battled... Read More »

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LFC strikes triple gold at Spokane River City Cup

By Purcell, Dylan on July 30th, 2015

Spokane The Lethbridge Football Club took home three gold medals at the Spokane River City Cup last weekend. The LFC U16 boys, U10 boys Arsenal and the U14 girls each captured top spot in three-day tournament. The U16 boys defeated the Spokane Black Retan 4-0 in the gold... Read More »

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Next stop, Nations capital

By Purcell, Dylan on July 30th, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Some early offence, a complete pitching performance have punched the Southwest AAA Major All-Stars ticket to nationals. Facing the Medicine Hat Longhorns in the Little League Baseball AAA Major Prairie championship final Wednesday evening at at Canola Harvest Field, the Southwest All-Stars posted... Read More »

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Local duo teeing off in final round

By Purcell, Dylan on July 30th, 2015

Red Deer A pair of local golfers are heading into the final round of the Guardian Capital Senior Men’s Championship at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club today. Teeing it up in the third round today are the Picture Butte Golf Club duo of Randy Hauck and... Read More »

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Miners off to State Championship

By Lethbridge Herald on July 29th, 2015

Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comTake the scouting reports and throw them out as the Lethbridge Y’s Men Miners head to the American Legion State Championship.As the Miners take the field against the Bitterroot Sox to kick off the State championship Thursday in Kalispell, they do so not... Read More »

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Pulling her weight

By Dylan Purcell on July 28th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.com Alyssa Fraser found out she had cancer. An unpronounceable, rare cancer that had caused her pain for more than a year without proper diagnosis in part because it is uncommon. After initially believing the polysyllabic disease was not cancerous, a doctor at the Children’s... Read More »

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Miners open with win — Lethbridge takes on Medicine Hat tonight at 7 p.m.

By Lethbridge Herald on July 24th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe worst thing Lethbridge Y’s Men Miners coach Jared Ruff could say about his team’s 14-5 win over the Tri-County Cardinals in their opening game of the Montana-Alberta American Legion Baseball North District championship tournament at Spitz Stadium Thursday night?They failed to get... Read More »

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Injury can’t keep DeLaet down

By Transporter on July 24th, 2015

THE CANADIAN PRESS- OAKVILLE, Ont. Graham DeLaet’s tough. He’s a golfer. The Weyburn, Sask., native injured his left thumb during the first round of the RBC Canadian Open but still finished his round and expects to keep playing Friday. Frustrated by the injury, DeLaet was glad to... Read More »

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Bulls rally to clip Sox — Lethbridge first WMBL team to post 30 wins

By Lethbridge Herald on July 23rd, 2015

Nick KuhlLETHBRIDGE HERALDnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comIn stark contrast to Tuesday’s game between the teams, defence and pitching were showcased Wednesday at Spitz Stadium. At least for the first five innings.Then Regina scored six runs — three of them off Bulls’ wild pitches and two off overthrows to first — in the top of the sixth, and the game ... Read More »

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Miners open district tourney

By Kuhl, Nick on July 23rd, 2015

Lethbridge Herald The Montana American Legion North District tournament begins today at Spitz Stadium, with seven teams vying for the right to attend the upcoming State Championships. The Lethbridge Miners (15-9) are hosting, and will play their first game at 7 p.m. tonight against the Tri-County Cardinals (8-14)... Read More »

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U13 Giants are provincial reps in Little League championship tournament

By Lethbridge Herald on July 22nd, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALDThe Lethbridge Giants U13 have turned into Team Alberta.The team won the provincial tournament last weekend in Calgary and qualified for the 2015 Intermediate Little League National Championship in Saint John, N.B. beginning Friday. The team leaves tonight.The national tournament winner will represent Canada at the Intermediate Little League World Series in Livermore, Calif... Read More »

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