August 27th, 2015

Area Sports

Prospects making their mark

By Purcell, Dylan on August 27th, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com One player is getting his first look at a Western Hockey League training camp. The other player is intent on sticking around for the coming season. With the 2015-16 Western Hockey League season right around the corner, the Lethbridge Hurricanes kicked off their... Read More »

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Mein announces retirement

By Purcell, Dylan on August 27th, 2015

Lethbridge “Young Gun” is calling it a career. After 39 career fights in nearly 10 years, UFC welterweight and Lethbridge product Jordan Mein announced his retirement on Wednesday at age 25. After beginning his professional career on June 17, 2006 at age 16, Mein posted a 29-10 record... Read More »

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Pronghorn men win on the road

By Purcell, Dylan on August 26th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s soccer team opened their preseason campaign with a pair of victories. The Pronghorns posted a 4-0 win in Medicine Hat against the Medicine Hat College Rattlers last Thursday and defeated the University of Saskatchewan 3-2 in a neutral site... Read More »

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Table tennis teamwins silver medal

By Purcell, Dylan on August 26th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald A table tennis duo brought home a medal from the 2015 CUSTTA Summer Open Table Tennis Tournament. In Calgary for the annual event, Jerry Mikusek with partner David Bergen earned the silver medal. The duo took second place in the 1,200 doubles category... Read More »

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Canes camp kicking off

By Purcell, Dylan on August 26th, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s time to drop to puck and raise the excitement level. As they prepare for the 2015-16 Western Hockey League season, the Lethbridge Hurricanes throw open the doors to the Enmax Centre as the team’s rookie camp kicks off today with the first... Read More »

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Football kicks off local 2015-16 high school sports campaign

By Woodard, Dale on August 26th, 2015

Thanks to the Herald powers-that-be I’m back for another freelance column campaign. As Southern Alberta Interscholastic Administrative Council activities co-ordinator I should be well aware of any SAIAC league events to advance here. In terms of other high school activities organizers please email info to me at... Read More »

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Local rugby foursomemakes U18 long list

By Purcell, Dylan on August 26th, 2015

Lethbridge Herald Four local rugby players have been elected by Rugby Canada for the long list for the Women’s U18 Team. Lethbridge’s Mikhi Lagemaat and Abbey Neudorf as well as Taber’s Keegan Branter and Jenna Wright were among 12 Albertans on a list of 60 athletes listed for... Read More »

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Former Hurricanes reconnect at Alumni Golf Tournament

By Purcell, Dylan on August 25th, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s probably the only golf tournament on the links where media interviews are not only granted mid-round, but right smack-dab down the middle of the fairway – mid-hole – during the walk to the green. And if that rule wasn’t par for the... Read More »

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LFC men playoff bound

By Purcell, Dylan on August 24th, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com With a banged-up roster, the Lethbridge FC men’s team has clinched a playoff spot. The LFC downed the Calgary Villains 4-1 to wrap up their Alberta Major Soccer League regular season schedule Saturday afternoon at the Servus Sports Centre field. With the win,... Read More »

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That hometown feeling

By Purcell, Dylan on August 23rd, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s the equivalent of home field advantage for Roland McFadden. Sure, the official program in the Whoop-Up Days Canada Pro Rodeo Series indicates the team roper’s home town is an hour up Highway 23 in Vulcan, but McFadden’s stop at the annual rodeo... Read More »

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Canes rookie camp starting Wednesday

By Purcell, Dylan on August 23rd, 2015

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Hurricanes are getting ready to start their rookie camp at the Enmax Centre. The team’s rookie camp will start Wednesday with on-ice testing at 5:30 p.m. That will be followed by Team A practice from 5:30 p.m to 6:30 p.m., Team B practice from ... Read More »

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