July 26th, 2016

Area Sports

Bulls beat Mavs, host Brooks tonight

By Lethbridge Herald on July 26th, 2016

Ryan McCracken Southern Alberta Newspapers – MEDICINE HAT First place slipped one game farther away from the Medicine Hat Mavericks Monday at Athletic Park in Medicine Hat. The Mavs dropped a 5-4 contest to the Lethbridge Bulls, while the Okotoks Dawgs padded their hold on first in the Western Major Baseball League’s Western Division with a ... Read More »

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Bancks is a big fan

By Purcell, Dylan on July 26th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com Almost every Canadian professional hockey player would rather be a pro golfer. Almost every Canadian pro golfer wants to be a hockey player. That’s certainly the case with Carter Bancks, the Lethbridge Hurricanes-star-turned-Utica Comet, and Canadian Open star Jared du Toit. Bancks and du Toit are both from Kimberley, and ... Read More »

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LFC wins big over Rapids

By Lethbridge Herald on July 25th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge FC women’s team took to their home field on Saturday with a strong starting 11. Good thing, too, because those were the only 11 players they had. A spate of provincial soccer games robbed LFC of its reserve players and then jobs, vacations and the vagaries of life took ... Read More »

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Versteeg to Swiss League?

By Lethbridge Herald on July 24th, 2016

LETHBRIDGE HERALD TSN sportscaster Darren Dreger reported that Lethbridge’s Kris Versteeg’s “playing career is taking a different path.” Dreger Tweeted that out Friday, adding that Versteeg, 30, would sign with Bern in the Swiss League. Versteeg had previously indicated that Europe was an option if his NHL contract offers weren’t what he was looking for. He ... Read More »

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Bulls fall to Mavs

By Purcell, Dylan on July 24th, 2016

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Medicine Hat Mavericks are the best team in the Western Major Baseball League’s West Division despite a losing record this month. The Mavs rallied for a walk-off win Saturday night at Athletic Park in Medicine Hat, their second consecutive victory in a 9-10 month. Logan Bima hit a one-out single ... Read More »

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Horns to host rugby nationals

By Purcell, Dylan on July 22nd, 2016

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017, and the newest Pronghorns team will take part by hosting the Canadian Interuniversity Sport women’s rugby national university championships. The Horns will host the event Nov. 2-5 in 2017 and executive director of athletics Ken McInnes said the event was the by-product ... Read More »

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Bulls beat slumping Mavericks

By Lethbridge Herald on July 21st, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s not the postseason yet, but the Lethbridge Bulls have won Game 1 of their best-of-three series with the Medicine Hat Mavericks. The Bulls downed the Mavericks 6-4 during Western Major Baseball League play Wednesday night at Spitz Stadium to improve to 23-16 on the season. With Game 1 of the ... Read More »

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Sudo shines at Canada Cup

By Woodard, Dale on July 21st, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Tanner Sudo and his Team Alberta teammates narrowly missed the bronze medal at the Football Canada Cup Friday in Winnipeg. But the performance the running back who suits up with the LCI Rams put in at the 11-day event was golden. Sudo and Team Alberta were defeated 38-14 by Team ... Read More »

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Bulls host Mavericks

By Woodard, Dale on July 20th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Two rivals will seek to end losing streaks at the ball park tonight. The Lethbridge Bulls and Medicine Hat Mavericks face each other during Western Major Baseball League action at 7 p.m. at Spitz Stadium. After dropping a pair of games to the Moose Jaw Miller Express on Saturday and ... Read More »

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Canes hit the links

By Lethbridge Herald on July 19th, 2016

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Thirty years and 30 alumni. It was the number of the day as the Lethbridge Hurricanes celebrated 30 years of hometown hockey with the same amount of alumni as the team hosted its annual Hurricanes golf classic on a sunny Monday afternoon at the Paradise Canyon Golf Resort. Among the ... Read More »

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Elks race for first heats up

By Lethbridge Herald on July 19th, 2016

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbride Elks remain in the hunt for top spot in the American Legion. The Elks handed the Billings Royals a pair of losses during doubleheader play Monday afternoon in Billings. Lethbridge won the first game 5-1 and followed that with a 3-2 win. The wins improve the Elks to 15-4, just behind ... Read More »

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