November 23rd, 2014

Area Sports

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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Music to their ears

By Purcell, Dylan on November 19th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The horn has sounded for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns swim team. Literally. Judging by what was taking place at practice Tuesday afternoon at the Max Bell Pool as the Pronghorns get set to host the Canada West Swim Championships Friday through Sunday,... Read More »

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Tuesday’s Good Sport column — Cold November for Hurricanes

By Lethbridge Herald on November 18th, 2014

Good Sport – By Dylan Purcell They are not the team’s worst defensive line. They might be the team’s only line, but the triumvirate of Jamal Watson, Zane Jones and Riley Sheen are definitely not the Lethbridge Hurricanes worst defensive combination of forwards. Granted, the numbers for the Canes top... Read More »

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Zones volleyball served up

By Purcell, Dylan on November 14th, 2014

Lethbridge The Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League 1A ad 2A boys and girls volleyball South Zones playoffs hit the court for opening day Thursday at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium at Lethbridge College. In girls 1A play at press time, Erle Rivers got off to a 2-0 start... Read More »

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Local duo taking aim

By Purcell, Dylan on November 14th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com These two members of the LA Hotshots are right on target. For that, the duo of Lethbridge’s Michael Erickson and Raymond’s Brandon Hardy are off to the 2015 Canada Winter Games Feb. 12-21 in Prince George B.C. as members of the Team Alberta... Read More »

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LRC hosting annual tournament

By Purcell, Dylan on November 14th, 2014

Lethbridge Over 400 ringette players across Alberta and Saskatchewan will hit the ice at rinks across the city this weekend. The Lethbridge Ringette Association is hosting its annual Chinook Ringette Tournament running today through Sunday. Girls aged eight will compete for medals in the U10, U12, U14 and... Read More »

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1A and 2A V-ball zones start today

By Purcell, Dylan on November 13th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethridgeherald.com Volleyballs will be sailing as the 1A and 2A South Zone volleyball playdowns hit the hardwood at Lethbridge College today. And as the host venue, the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s and women’s volleyball teams have put their proverbial paws over this year’s event... Read More »

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