April 24th, 2015

Area Sports

LCI wrestlers lock up medals at ASAA provincial championships

By Jensen, Randy on April 23rd, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Don’t mess with Austin Logue or Millie Stafford. They are two members of the LCI wrestling team who returned home with hardware from the Alberta Schools Athletic Association provincial championships in High River last month. Logue, who is in Grade 10, won the... Read More »

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City will see big benfits from Skate Canada International

By Kuhl, Nick on April 22nd, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com There will be an estimated economic impact of $5.5 million when between 15,000 and 20,000 spectators hit the city later this year to see 60 of the world’s top figure skaters. The 2015 Skate Canada International (SCI) won’t run until Oct. 30 to... Read More »

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City boxers strike gold at provincials

By Kuhl, Nick on April 22nd, 2015

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Results aren’t everything. But being rewarded for their hard work sure felt good for several members of the Lethbridge Boxing Club. The club recently sent seven competitors to the 2015 provincial championships in Stony Plain, with three of them claiming top spots... Read More »

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Rugby ready for another banner campaign

By Submitted Article on April 22nd, 2015

Southern Alberta High School Rugby League Teams captured three of four Alberta Schools Athletic Association rugby provincial championships in 2014. By lofty loop standards, they left gold bounty unclaimed. For example, in 2013 SAHSRL outfits wore all four figurative crowns! In fact, since rugby became an ASAA sport,... Read More »

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Sports builder O’Brien heads into Hall of Fame

By Lethbridge Herald on April 21st, 2015

LETHBIRDGE HERALDThe Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame’s annual induction banquet features the induction of local sports administrator, principal, coach and athlete Cal O’Brien in the builders category.The banquet takes place on May 2 at the Canadian Western Bank Lounge at the Enmax Centre. Tickets are available at... Read More »

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Racquetball players win provincial titles

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Lethbridge HeraldLethbridge can boast two open provincial racquetball champions, both with the last name Iwaasa.Coby Iwaasa won the Men’s Open title and his cousin Alexis Iwaasa won the Women’s Open title at the Alberta Provincial Championships, held last weekend at the University of Calgary.This is Coby’s fifth provincial Men’s Open crown. He is qualifying for ... Read More »

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Seven local football players to compete in Bantam Bowl

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Lethbridge HeraldSeven players from the area have been selected as Football Alberta’s Bantam Bowl South All-Stars.They will represent southern Alberta in the Bantam Bowl game, set for the University of Lethbridge Community Stadium on May 18, after concluding selection camp last weekend at McMahon Stadium in Calgary.Of the top graduating Grade 9 Bantam football players, ... Read More »

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Speedskater honoured for outstanding season

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comFor Kaleb Muller, it doesn’t matter if the ice is on a short track or long track.He likes them both and excels at both.Although the six-foot-two 16-year-old speedskater thinks his future is in the oval rather than the arena.Muller... Read More »

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Griffins open season with shutout victories

By Yoos, Cam on April 16th, 2015

lethbridge Winston Churchill Griffins posted a pair of shutout victories over the Chinook Coyotes to kick off the Southern Alberta High School Rugby League season Wednesday night. Shelbi Burgwal scored four tries in the senior varsity game as the Griffins rolled to a 43-0 victory at the University... Read More »

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Wednesday’s High School Notebook column — Shuttlecocks, balls and bodies flying

By Submitted Article on April 15th, 2015

 Organized birdie smashing season is upon us. No licence required.Thanks to Catholic Central coach/organizer Joanne Polec I’m aware the City High School Badminton Championships hit courts in the truly spacious Chinook High Gym today starting at 3:30 p.m. Reps from all six districts advance to the South Zone Badminton Championships... Read More »

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LRC offers rugby options

By Lethbridge Herald on April 14th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe high school rugby starts tonight.Lethbridge’s Ashley Steacy was just named captain of Canada’s senior national team at this weekend’s  Womens Sevens Series event in Langford, B.C.And the Lethbridge Rugby Club is hoping to catch that wave, too.The LRC is... Read More »

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