May 27th, 2016

Area Sports

RMTC heads into third weekend

By Purcell, Dylan on May 27th, 2016

Garry Allison Rocky Mountain Turf Club If the three-times lucky adage holds true, then the Rocky Mountain Turf Club should be your lucky charm this weekend. This is the third weekend of the RMTC’s Spring season, with nine races lined up for Saturday and Sunday for you to wager on... Read More »

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Former Bulls remembered for playing the game the right way

By Woodard, Dale on May 26th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Tanner Craswell and Mitch MacLean played the game of baseball the right way. They were dirtbags – in the best way possible – and the two former members of the Lethbridge Bulls proudly showed that with nightly displays of hard-played, properly-played ball with the dirty... Read More »

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Kodiak volleyball coaches have local ties

By Submitted Article on May 26th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Anna Schwark and Greg Gibos are making their Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference head coaching debut on familiar terrain. The Lethbridge College Kodiaks announced Wednesday the hiring of Gibos and Schwark as the new head coaches of the Kodiaks men’s and women’s volleyball teams, respectively. For... Read More »

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High school rugby tier finals set

By Woodard, Dale on May 26th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Southern Alberta High School Rugby League tier finals are set for boys and girls for Monday. In boys and girls Tier II action Wednesday, the third-ranked teams defeated the second-ranked squads as the Fort Macleod F.P. Walshe Flyers Flyers downed the Chinook Coyotes 34-10 and the Flyers... Read More »

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High school season wrapping up

By Lethbridge Herald on May 25th, 2016

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells Area loop titles in track, baseball and rugby will be decided over the next six days. Yes, summer holidays grow ever nearer. ••• In recent times the high school South Zone Track and Field Championships have alternated between Medicine Hat and... Read More »

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A look to the future

By Woodard, Dale on May 21st, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com There’s a youth movement going on in the Fort Macleod Royals baseball program. The Royals kicked off the 17th Annual Ron Matthews Memorial Tournament under some rainy skies Friday afternoon at Spitz Stadium, falling 9-6 to the Vauxhall Spurs. Fort Macleod will look... Read More »

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Gauri grabs gold

By Lethbridge Herald on May 20th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Naman Gauri capped off his racquetball season with a pair of medals at the national stage. The 12-year-old Lethbridge athlete returned from the Racquetball Canada Junior Nationals April 20-23 in Kelowna with a gold and silver medal around his neck. Gauri earned the silver medal in the Boys Singles U12 ... Read More »

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Hankins quick to pick Horns

By Purcell, Dylan on May 20th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Katie Hankins was done with recruiting and ready to sign after a quick trip to Lethbridge earlier this year. Hankins is one of the newest recruits to the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team. The Lower Columbia College Red Devils’ post... Read More »

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Griffins edge the Comets

By Woodard, Dale on May 19th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Winston Churchill Griffins rugby team capped off an undefeated regular season. The Griffins edged the Raymond Comets 28-27 during Southern Alberta High School Rugby League action Wednesday night at Sherring Field. The win puts the Griffins at 7-0, while the Comets are 5-2. Leading 14-... Read More »

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Judo athletes earn medals at Nationals

By Woodard, Dale on May 19th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club brought home 20 medals from the Canadian Open Judo Championships last weekend in Calgary. Competing as part of Team Alberta, the local club also had six more competitors make it to bronze medal matches, placing fifth in their categories. Leading the... Read More »

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Something to howl about

By Woodard, Dale on May 19th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Chinook Coyotes baseball just hit it out of the park. The Coyotes downed the Catholic Central Cougars 14-3 during the Lethbridge regional high school baseball finals Wednesday evening at Lloyd Nolan Yard. The league title not only caps off a season of undefeated baseball for... Read More »

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