September 29th, 2016

Area Sports

LCI, Cardston provide fireworks

By Lethbridge Herald on September 28th, 2016

‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells I would be surprised if anyone in attendance at last Friday’s Cardston at LCI University of Lethbridge Stadium high school football clash didn’t experience a highly elevated heart rate in the second half, especially during the frantic last few minutes. For the most part defence was a rumour, but ... Read More »

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Top finishes for LSC skaters

By Lethbridge Herald on September 28th, 2016

LETHBRIDGE HERALD A host of athletes who train at the Lethbridge Skating Club found success at the Canmore Fall Invitational Skating Competition on the weekend. Madi Martin, who trains at the LSC, earned top marks in Flight A of the Juvenile Ladies Under 12 event. Her performance was also selected by the judges for one of ... Read More »

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Miss Maddison steps en avant

By Purcell, Dylan on September 28th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Maddison Meierhofer has big slippers to fill. Meierhofer has taken over the University of Lethbridge’s ballet program, one of the school’s most renowned community resources. The program was under the auspices of Mary Falconer – Miss Mary to her thousands of students – since its founding. Falconer was a dance ... Read More »

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Horns down the T-birds

By Woodard, Dale on September 26th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com This time, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s soccer team was rewarded and handed a nationally-ranked team their first loss in the process. The Pronghorns beat the CIS fifth-ranked UBC Thunderbirds 3-2 during Canada West action Sunday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Lethbridge jumped out to a 3-0 ... Read More »

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Kodiaks play tough in loss

By Woodard, Dale on September 25th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s soccer team put in a solid performance, but fell just shy of the win. The Kodiaks were downed 1-0 by the Medicine Hat College Rattlers during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon in Medicine Hat. The mens team held their opponents in check outside ... Read More »

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Bisons edge the Horns

By Woodard, Dale on September 25th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It was another oh-so-close result for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team. The Pronghorns were edged 2-1 by the University of Manitoba Bisons during Canada West action Saturday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Lethbridge’s Nikki Furukawa scored her fourth goal of the season early in the ... Read More »

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Tigers tame the Hurricanes in Medicine Hat

By Woodard, Dale on September 25th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Medicine Hat Tigers have scored a split with the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the team’s season-opening home-and-home series. The Tigers handed the Hurricanes a convincing 9-3 loss during Western Hockey League action Saturday night in Medicine Hat. The Tigers – who lost 4-2 to the Hurricanes Friday night in Lethbridge – blew the ... Read More »

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Rebels, Cougars earn wins in SAHSVL action

By Woodard, Dale on September 22nd, 2016

LETHBIRDGE HERALD The Taber W.R. Myers Rebels won on the road during Southern Alberta High School Boys Volleyball League action Wednesday in Picture Butte. The Rebels defeated the Picture Butte Sugar Kings 3-1, losing the first set 25-18, but rattling off 25-23, 25-12 and 25-12 set wins to earn the decision. Cole Layton led W.R. ... Read More »

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Local teams begin battle for football trophies

By Lethbridge Herald on September 21st, 2016

‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells There is absolutely no doubt my favourite local hardware — high school athletics, or otherwise — is the T. Eaton Trophy, often referred to as The Gold Football. Heck, it’s not even close. Starting this week the 2016 chase is on. The venerable and venerated Southern Alberta High ... Read More »

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Pretty awesome: local Olympians speak at SACPA

By Lethbridge Herald on September 21st, 2016

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell There was a young soccer player in the audience. She had a Guns N Roses T-shirt on, so you have to like her right off the bat. She listened, intently for almost two hours. You tell me one other situation unrelated to text messaging or Flappy Bird that ... Read More »

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Canes add goalie

By Lethbridge Herald on September 21st, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes have added a goaltender and released another. The team acquired Ryan Gilchrist from the Seattle Thunderbirds in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in the 2017 bantam draft and released Brandon Kegler. Gilchrist, from McLaughlin, appeared in three games in the preseason with the Thunderbirds posting a 1-0-0-0 record ... Read More »

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