February 26th, 2015

Area Sports

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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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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Ready to serve it up

By Purcell, Dylan on February 25th, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeheraldcom With minimal turnaround time, the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s volleyball team is off to the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference playoffs. Four days removed from learning they’ll play the NAIT Ooks Thursday afternoon when action starts in Camrose, the Kodiaks were bus-bound north as... Read More »

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Nicol leads team to championship

By Purcell, Dylan on February 25th, 2015

Lethbridge Lethbridge’s Rachel Nicol led the Southern Methodist University women’s swim team to becoming the American Conference champions in Greensboro, North Carolina last weekend. Nicol, the team’s captain, on the 200-yard breaststroke in a time of 2:10:99, won the 200-yard individual medley in a time of 1:59:49; and... Read More »

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Wrestlers grappletheir way to medals

By Purcell, Dylan on February 25th, 2015

Calgary Lethbridge wrestlers enjoyed a strong medal haul at the Alberta Amateur Wrestling Association Junior Provincial Olympics last weekend in Calgary. In their respective weight categories, Lethbridge competitors picked up 11 medals. In the senior boys division, Justin Bly won the gold medal, going 5-0 in his matches,... 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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Local rink wins gold at 55-plus Games

By Lethbridge Herald on February 24th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Ken and Judy Holmes and Rick and Kim Robinson won the gold medal in mixed curling at the Alberta 55-plus Winter Games on the weekend. The team, which Ken Holmes said has been together for about 10 years — mostly for fun — earned a bit of redemption with their medals. They were participants ... Read More »

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Scheideggar rink wins Masters title

By Lethbridge Herald on February 24th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Don Scheidegger’s had to clear his calendar for the end of March after he skipped his Lethbridge Curling Club rink to an Alberta Masters curling championship on Sunday. Scheidegger and lead Doug Mullin, second John Wood and third Don Sanderson beat Dave Rutherford’s rink 5-4 in the final at... Read More »

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Tuesday’s Good Sport column — If he wants to

By Lethbridge Herald on February 24th, 2015

By Dylan Purcell If he wanted to, Paul Lowe could golf every day. If he wanted to, the former head professional at Henderson Lake Golf Club could sit in his house in nothing but his underpants and watch “Breaking Bad.” If he wanted to. Lowe retired last fall from the... Read More »

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