April 18th, 2015

Area Sports

Racquetball players win provincial titles

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Lethbridge HeraldLethbridge can boast two open provincial racquetball champions, both with the last name Iwaasa.Coby Iwaasa won the Men’s Open title and his cousin Alexis Iwaasa won the Women’s Open title at the Alberta Provincial Championships, held last weekend at the University of Calgary.This is Coby’s fifth provincial Men’s Open crown. He is qualifying for ... Read More »

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Seven local football players to compete in Bantam Bowl

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Lethbridge HeraldSeven players from the area have been selected as Football Alberta’s Bantam Bowl South All-Stars.They will represent southern Alberta in the Bantam Bowl game, set for the University of Lethbridge Community Stadium on May 18, after concluding selection camp last weekend at McMahon Stadium in Calgary.Of the top graduating Grade 9 Bantam football players, ... Read More »

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Speedskater honoured for outstanding season

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comFor Kaleb Muller, it doesn’t matter if the ice is on a short track or long track.He likes them both and excels at both.Although the six-foot-two 16-year-old speedskater thinks his future is in the oval rather than the arena.Muller... Read More »

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Griffins open season with shutout victories

By Yoos, Cam on April 16th, 2015

lethbridge Winston Churchill Griffins posted a pair of shutout victories over the Chinook Coyotes to kick off the Southern Alberta High School Rugby League season Wednesday night. Shelbi Burgwal scored four tries in the senior varsity game as the Griffins rolled to a 43-0 victory at the University... Read More »

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Wednesday’s High School Notebook column — Shuttlecocks, balls and bodies flying

By Submitted Article on April 15th, 2015

 Organized birdie smashing season is upon us. No licence required.Thanks to Catholic Central coach/organizer Joanne Polec I’m aware the City High School Badminton Championships hit courts in the truly spacious Chinook High Gym today starting at 3:30 p.m. Reps from all six districts advance to the South Zone Badminton Championships... Read More »

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LRC offers rugby options

By Lethbridge Herald on April 14th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe high school rugby starts tonight.Lethbridge’s Ashley Steacy was just named captain of Canada’s senior national team at this weekend’s  Womens Sevens Series event in Langford, B.C.And the Lethbridge Rugby Club is hoping to catch that wave, too.The LRC is... Read More »

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Horns get a big win

By Purcell, Dylan on April 14th, 2015

It was the best news Dave Duchek could have received. Duchek’s daughter Delaney is a forward on the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s hockey team and he was speaking to The Herald about his concerns – and his hopes – as the program had its neck stretched along... Read More »

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Wind plays havoc on PBA Dawgs in opening weekend

By Lethbridge Herald on April 13th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comWind gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour blew away any chance of the Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs enjoying their home-opening weekend. The blustery conditions resulted in a circus every time a ball popped up off a bat and eroded the patience of almost... Read More »

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PBA starts Sunday

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs get their Canadian college baseball season started on Saturday. The organization, housed at Lloyd Nolan Yard and coached by Todd Hubka, are the four-time defending champions of the Canadian College Baseball Conference. They’ve won every year since Hubka was named coach... Read More »

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Sport Council to hand out awards – banquet goes Tuesday night

By Lethbridge Herald on April 9th, 2015

Lethbridge HeraldThey’ve already known the results for several weeks, but soon they will be formally recognized.The Lethbridge Sport Council (LSC) announced last month the winners of its fifth annual Achievement Awards, handed out for contributions to sport in Lethbridge in 2014. The award ceremony will take place Tuesday... Read More »

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Saturday marks 42nd annual 10-Mile Road Race

By Kuhl, Nick on April 9th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald The city’s oldest ongoing running event is set take place this weekend. The 42nd annual 10-Mile Road Race, and its newer companion, the four-mile distance, will run Saturday, beginning and ending at Lethbridge College. The 10-mile runners will start 9 a.m, leaving LC to head... Read More »

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