February 13th, 2016

Area Sports

Kodiaks sink Clippers

By Lethbridge Herald on February 13th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks beat the Briercrest Clippers 98-89 during Alberta Colleges Atheltic Conference men’s basketball action Friday night in Caronport, Sask. A bit of defensive tightening up was in order in the second half for the 10-6 Kodiaks. “We gave up 51 points in the first half and then 38 ... Read More »

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Pronghorns hammer Wesmen

By Lethbridge Herald on February 13th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns beat the Winnipeg Wesmen 78-52 during Canada West men’s basketball action Friday night in Winnipeg. The victory improves the Horns to 10-7 and into fifth place in the Pioneer Division. “We were must-win,” said Pronghorns head coach Mike Hansen. “If... Read More »

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Canes beat Americans, extend home win streak to 13

By Lethbridge Herald on February 13th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Western Hockey League playoffs will look a lot like the Lethbridge Hurricanes’ 5-3 win Friday over the Tri-City Americans at the Enmax Centre. A Tyler Wong hat trick, abetted by two assists from Brayden Burke and goals from Carter Folk and Ryley Lindgren were enough... Read More »

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Sutter cracks WHL top 50

By Lethbridge Herald on February 12th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald Brent Sutter has cracked the Top 50 Western Hockey Players of All-Time. Sutter, a former Lethbridge Bronco, was named Thursday as the 44th-best player in the league all-time. As part of the Western Hockey League’s 50th Season celebrations, a panel selected the top 125 players in WHL history last September and from that, ... Read More »

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Horns need help

By Lethbridge Herald on February 12th, 2016

LETHBRIDGE The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns will play a part deciding their season this weekend. In a supporting role, however, they’ll need a great performance from the Manitoba Bisons. The Pronghorns need to win both games against the Calgary Dinos, starting tonight in Calgary, or their season is over. At approximately the same time, they ... Read More »

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Copperheads can finish series

By Woodard, Dale on February 12th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald – Coaldale A natural hat trick from Matthew Johnson has helped the Coaldale Copperheads take a 1-0 series lead over the High River Flyers following a 5-2 win Wednesday night at the Coaldale Sportsplex in Coaldale. The Copperheads defenceman from Sylvan Lake scored three unanswered goals... Read More »

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Pronghorns host Dinos tonight

By Purcell, Dylan on February 12th, 2016

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The U of L Pronghorns are very close to a playoff spot in Canada West women’s hockey. Just one year after the program was almost shut down and eliminated, the team enters tonight’s game at 7 p.m. at Nicholas Sheran against the Calgary Dinos in... Read More »

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Coyotes draw into curling provincials

By Lethbridge Herald on February 11th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com This time, the Chinook Coyotes girls curling team will get their shot. Facing a familiar Dunmore Eagle Butte foursome in the gold-medal game of the South Zone High School Curling championships, the Coyotes won 10-5 Wednesday afternoon at the Lethbridge Curling Club. After a pair... Read More »

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Canes wake up to beat Blades

By Lethbridge Herald on February 11th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald,com Dawn broke and the Lethbridge Hurricanes staved off the coming apocalypse with a 7-4 win over the Saskatoon Blades on Wednesday night. The Hurricanes remain in charge in the Western Hockey League’s Eastern Conference at 38-16. Their 76 points keeps them ahead of the Red Deer... Read More »

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Struggling Hurricanes still in good shape

By Lethbridge Herald on February 10th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The struggle is real, but it’s nothing to worry about. The Lethbridge Hurricanes are 1-4 in the last five games. After a franchise climax of 10 consecutive wins in January, the team went limp on a West Coast road trip. They lost three consecutive games... Read More »

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Copperheads open playoffs tonight

By Lethbridge Herald on February 10th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads are ready to skate into the Heritage Junior B Hockey League playoffs. Following a 7-2 loss to the Cochrane Generals Friday night in Cochrane and a 6-5 shootout win Saturday night in Three Hills over the Thrashers, the Copperheads wrap up the regular season at... Read More »

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