October 1st, 2014

Area Sports

Football, cross country battles in the spotlight

By Woodard, Dale on October 1st, 2014

When it comes to Southern Alberta High School Football League rivalries Catholic Central and LCI have the oldest roots, dating back to the 1950s. Yet another chapter the epic tale will be written this Friday at University of Lethbridge Community Sports Stadium. Please make special note of the... Read More »

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Tuesday’s Good Sport column by Dylan Purcell: Shareholders get their shot tonight

By Lethbridge Herald on September 30th, 2014

Good Sport: By Dylan PurcellBrian McNaughton insists he’s more than happy to face the insults and accusations of Lethbridge Hurricanes Hockey Club shareholders at tonight’s annual shareholders meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Enmax Centre Lounge. McNaughton has burnished his shield with good news from the... Read More »

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Games kick off campaign — 55-Plus Games starts its push for volunteers and athletes

By Lethbridge Herald on September 26th, 2014

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comDean Gallimore said what many people were thinking, and it got a big rise out of the crowd. Gallimore is the finance director for the 2015 Alberta 55 Plus Winter Games, which will be in Lethbridge from Feb. 19-22. The organizers are looking for ... Read More »

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Stewart won’t be charged in driver’s death

By Jensen, Randy on September 25th, 2014

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will not be charged with the death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, prosecutors said Wednesday in disclosing for the first time that the victim had enough marijuana in his... Read More »

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All Horns on deck

By Purcell, Dylan on September 25th, 2014

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team has gotten healthy, and just in time. After a CIS preseason that left the roster a tad depleted at times, the Pronghorns are back to all hands on deck and ready to start playing for... Read More »

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Hurricanes acquire a forward

By Purcell, Dylan on September 25th, 2014

Lethbridge herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes added a little size up front Wednesday. The club announced they have acquired Zane Jones from the Everett Silvertips in exchange for a fourth round bantam pick in 2015. The 20-year old from Olds began his WHL career with the Victoria Royals, then... Read More »

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Zeniths serve up a win

By Purcell, Dylan on September 25th, 2014

Magrath The Magrath Zeniths boys varsity volleyball team earned a home win during Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League action Wednesday night. The Zeniths hosted the Coaldale Kate Andrews Pride and posted a 3-0 win (25-15, 25-6, 25-14). Jarod Paquette led Coaldale with five kills, two blocks and... Read More »

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Wednesday’s High School Notebook column: Familiarity breeds competition

By Jensen, Randy on September 24th, 2014

High School Notebook: By Dave WellsLooks like another wonderful Friday evening for local high school football, while invitational volleyball tournaments are starting to use this free outlet for public relations purposes.- -I’m hoping the positive meteorological forecasts I’ve seen help bring out large throngs of gridiron patrons this Friday.First off... Read More »

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Tuesday’s Good Sport column: The Bare Bones of it

By Lethbridge Herald on September 23rd, 2014

Good Sport: By Dylan PurcellYou know what I hate about dogs? Their breath stinks. The entire body smells awful. They sniff butts. They eat their own vomit. They shed. They bark. Their tongues have been places you don’t want to imagine. They lick your face — with that... Read More »

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Copperheads split opening weekend

By Lethbridge Herald on September 23rd, 2014

LETHBRIDGE HERALDThe Coaldale Copperheads almost doubled the Strathmore Wheatland Kings in shots but couldn’t get the victory at their home opener Saturday night in Coaldale.The Copperheads lost 4-3 to the Kings, who beat the Medicine Hat Cubs 10-4 on Friday. Coaldale outshot their opponent 33-17 but only Jay Hitchcock,... Read More »

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