March 4th, 2015

Area Sports

Copperheads semifinal series starts tonight

By Lethbridge Herald on March 4th, 2015

Coaldale The puck drops on Game 1 of the Heritage Junior B Hockey League semifinal between the Coaldale Copperheads and the Okotoks Bisons tonight. The Copperheads and Bisons face off in the best-of-seven series at the Coaldale Sportsplex tonight at 8:30 p.m. Game 2 is Friday in Okotoks with Game 3 coming back to Coaldale ... Read More »

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Minor hockey wrap — Female Hurricanes sweep Okotoks

By Lethbridge Herald on March 4th, 2015

Lethbridge Female bantam After clinching first place in the Rocky Mountain Female Bantam League, the Lethbridge Lakeview Dental bantam Female Hurricanes kicked off playoffs last weekend. The Canes defeated Okotoks 8-1 and 4-0 on Friday and Saturday, respectively to earn a first-round sweep in the best-of-three series. In Friday’s win, Hayleigh Craig and Madison Fazzio ... Read More »

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LFC teams medal at the Slush Cup

By Purcell, Dylan on March 4th, 2015

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Football Club U12 Chargers girls team claimed the gold medal at the 2015 Slush Cup last weekend in Edmonton. The Chargers defeated the Sherwood Park Phoenix 2-1 in the final to earn the top spot and take home the gold medal. Three other LFC teams... Read More »

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Wednesday’s Good Sport column: March is the month for basketball excitement

By Jensen, Randy on March 4th, 2015

By Dave Wells March is upon us. Regular season action ends this week, followed by zones, provincials and all-star games/awards nights in subsequent seven-day subsets. Many may well see it as madness. Overall, a very good madness through my eyes, though. – - I know the associated Southern Alberta... Read More »

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Good Sport: Open Mike night hits the Penny

By Lethbridge Herald on March 3rd, 2015

By Dylan Purcell All my training has finally paid off. After just over a year of running with the Runners Soul Marathon Club, I finally got invited to the post-run breakfast at Penny Coffee House. It was shortly after a routine eight-mile slog across the city, Johann Maatje casually asked... Read More »

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Steel looking for new members

By Lethbridge Herald on February 27th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE Attention potential new members of the Lethbridge Steel, the women’s football club is ready to teach you a little bit of everything about the game on the gridiron. As the Steel gear up for the Western Women’s Canadian Football League season with some indoor practices, they do so tackling every facet of the game. ... Read More »

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Horns off to another Hall

By Purcell, Dylan on February 26th, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The coaches and players of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team from 2007-2009 will no doubt look back fondly on their three consecutive CIS Championship titles in that span. But then-Pronghorns coach Neil Langevin said the hard work the team put... Read More »

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Golden Hawks season ends

By Purcell, Dylan on February 26th, 2015

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Val Matteotti Bantam AAA Golden Hawks Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League season came to an end last week. The Golden Hawks were swept 2-0 in the second round of league playoffs by the Rocky Mountain Raiders Raiders, losing 4-1 Thursday in Okotoks and 4-1 Friday... Read More »

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High School Notebook: Basketball season bounds into trophy chases

By Woodard, Dale on February 25th, 2015

By Dave Wells If you are a devotee of regular season high school basketball, this is your time. For example, the associated Southern Alberta High School Girls and 4A Boys Basketball Leagues (www.SouthHoops.ca) have 82 league games over the final dozen days of the slate! And, in the case of... Read More »

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LFC girls strike gold in Saskatoon

By Purcell, Dylan on February 25th, 2015

Saskatoon The Lethbridge Football Club U14 girls team brought home a gold medal during tournament action recently. The LFC headed to Saskatoon last weekend for the SUSC Indoor Tournament Feb. 14-15. Lethbridge defeated the Aurora Horizon 3-1 in the gold medal game to take top spot. The ... Read More »

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