July 29th, 2016

Area Sports

Bulls slip against Prospects

By Woodard, Dale on July 29th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Bulls spent the majority of Thursday afternoon doing onfield damage control. After sloshing water off the field at Spitz Stadium for the previous six hours, the Bulls were unable to cap off the busy day on a winning note, losing 4-1 to the Edmonton Prospects during Western Major ... Read More »

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Southwest headed to Little League nationals

By Purcell, Dylan on July 29th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge’s Southwest All-Stars will represent Alberta at the Canadian AAA Major Little League championship tournament in Vancouver beginning on Aug. 4. Southwest defeated Medicine Hat 24-2 on Thursday at Canola Harvest Field with Sam Hilgersom pitching the entire game and the local side putting up four runs in the first ... Read More »

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Giants stand tall

By Woodard, Dale on July 28th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Intermediate Giants baseball team is off to the World stage. But before the Giants head off to the Little League World Series in Livermore, California, there’s still enough time to soak up the local spotlight before heading south. The Giants blanked the Ontario-representative Oakville Whitecaps 11-0 during the ... Read More »

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Bombers double the Bulls

By Woodard, Dale on July 28th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Bulls were doubled up on the road Wednesday night. The Bulls were defeated 10-5 by the Brooks Bombers during Western Major Baseball League action in Brooks. The loss puts the Bulls at 26-19 as the team hosts the Edmonton Prospects tonight and Friday at Spitz Stadium. Lethbridge led 2-1 after two ... Read More »

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Elks blank the Royals

By Purcell, Dylan on July 28th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Elks have kicked off the American Legion State Tournament on a winning note. The Elks blanked the Billings Royals 2-0 Wednesday afternoon in Missoula. Led by a stellar performance on the hill by Tevin Hall, Lethbridge was able to post the shutout win as Hall went the complete nine innings, giving ... Read More »

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Southwest one win away

By Purcell, Dylan on July 28th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Southwest AAA Major All-Stars need one win. Medicine Hat needs two. The AAA Major Little League Alberta title will be decided today at 1 p.m. at Canola Harvest Field, and Lethbridge Southwest hopes to have it before the day is done. They are undefeated in the double-knockout event which ... Read More »

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Women’s hockey league taking registration

By Lethbridge Herald on July 27th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Women’s hockey is coming to the Lethbridge Oldtimers Sports Association, and sign up is available now. Before you read any further, any women — over 22 years old and of any ability — who are interested should go to http://www.losa.ca and register for the women’s league, which starts in October. “My ... Read More »

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Versteeg makes move to Switzerland official

By Lethbridge Herald on July 27th, 2016

LETHBRIDGE HERALD As reported by TSN’s Darren Dreger last week, Lethbridge’s Kris Versteeg signed to play hockey in Switzerland next season. The 30-year-old two-time Stanley Cup champion signed to play with Bern in the Swiss National League. The former fifth-rounder has 131 goals and 182 assists in 550 career games in the NHL. He previously ... Read More »

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Bulls split on Teddy Bear night

By Lethbridge Herald on July 27th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Bulls picked up where they left off in their first game Tuesday night, but weren’t able to end the evening on the same note. Playing a makeup game July 15 against the Brooks Bombers that was called after two innings due to rain, the Bulls parlayed a 3-0 ... Read More »

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Bulls beat Mavs, host Brooks tonight

By Lethbridge Herald on July 26th, 2016

Ryan McCracken Southern Alberta Newspapers – MEDICINE HAT First place slipped one game farther away from the Medicine Hat Mavericks Monday at Athletic Park in Medicine Hat. The Mavs dropped a 5-4 contest to the Lethbridge Bulls, while the Okotoks Dawgs padded their hold on first in the Western Major Baseball League’s Western Division with a ... Read More »

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Bancks is a big fan

By Purcell, Dylan on July 26th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Almost every Canadian professional hockey player would rather be a pro golfer. Almost every Canadian pro golfer wants to be a hockey player. That’s certainly the case with Carter Bancks, the Lethbridge Hurricanes-star-turned-Utica Comet, and Canadian Open star Jared du Toit. Bancks and du Toit are both from Kimberley, and ... Read More »

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