January 25th, 2015

Area Sports

Celebrating baseball

By Purcell, Dylan on January 22nd, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Who says it’s too early in the year to have a baseball-laden weekend? The Prairie Baseball Academy and Little League Alberta are going to team up this weekend for the Celebration of Baseball and Awards Banquet Saturday at the Lethbridge Lodge. In addition... Read More »

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Eagles win on the road

By Purcell, Dylan on January 22nd, 2015

Picture Butte The Immanuel Christian Eagles varsity boys basketball team earned a win in Picture Butte during Deep South Basketball Conference last Thursday. The Eagles held a 37-29 lead at halftime on their way to an 80-72 win. Brendan Degner led the Eagles with 23 points, while Mike... Read More »

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Copperheads clinch first place

By Purcell, Dylan on January 22nd, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALD – Coaldale After setting a franchise record for wins in a seasons, the Coaldale Copperheads have another accomplishment. The Copperheads posted a pair of home ice wins at the Coaldale Sportsplex – over the Cochrane Generals Saturday and the High River Flyers Sunday – to clinch... Read More »

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Minor midget Hurricanes on a winning streak

By Purcell, Dylan on January 22nd, 2015

Lethbridge herald Midget The Lethbridge Headwater Equipment midget minor Hurricanes are on a three-game winning streak. The Hurricanes defeated the SEAC Tigers 4-1 last Wednesday before beating the CBHA Blackhawks 5-4 Saturday in Calgary and the Red Deer Aero Chiefs 2-1 Sunday at Nicholas Sheran Arena. In the... Read More »

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Bantam Warriors take third

By Purcell, Dylan on January 21st, 2015

Lethbridge Bantam The Lethbridge bantam Warriors earned a third-place finish at the Can-Am Bantam Tournament in Great Falls last weekend. The Warriors downed the Great Falls Americans 4-1 in their final game of the weekend to secure third place. Lethbridge started the weekend with a 6-0 win over... Read More »

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Eagle girls take flight with tournament championship

By Purcell, Dylan on January 21st, 2015

Lethbridge The Immanuel Christian Eagles junior varsity girls basketball team turned out to be the hosts with the most last weekend. The Eagles advanced to the final of their own tournament at the 2015 JV Eagles Classic and capped off the win with a 64-46 win over the... Read More »

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Cougar boys top Medicine Hat 81-76

By Purcell, Dylan on January 21st, 2015

Cardston The Cardston Cougars varsity boys basketball team improved to 6-1 during Southern Alberta High School Basketball League action. The Cougars hosted the Medicine Hat Mohawks Saturday night and posted an 81-76 win. Tanner Quinton led the Cougars with 24 points, while teammate Austin Merrill also topped the... Read More »

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Young basketball talents embrace Junior NBA program

By Purcell, Dylan on January 21st, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s a basketball program that will hopefully be slam dunk for aspiring basketball players. Four and five-year old hoopsters in the making gathered at Victoria Park School Saturday morning to take part in the Junior NBA program. “The Junior NBA program is basically a starter... Read More »

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Tuesday’s Good Sport column: Precedent setting

By Lethbridge Herald on January 20th, 2015

Good Sport: By Dylan Purcell A very wise and very funny local sports fan once joked to me that Clarence Yanosik tossed aside a possible professional baseball career for something as frivolous as a life in law. It was clearly a joke, one that I hope Yanosik would have laughed... Read More »

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Scheidegger’s shot — Alberta Scotties curling championship in Lacombe this week

By Lethbridge Herald on January 20th, 2015

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com A couple of gems from Diamond City are hoping to turn their provincial curling fortunes around this week at the Jiffy Lube Alberta Scotties women’s curling championship in Lacombe. Casey Scheidegger skips the Lethbridge Curling Club team, which includes her little sister Jessie as well... Read More »

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