May 28th, 2017

Sports

Local Sports

  • Duff heads into the Hall

    Doug Rowe SPECIAL TO THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD – RED DEER When Rick Duff first received notice that he was going to be inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, it was a bittersweet moment. The phone call came on the same day that his coach and mentor, Kai Yip, was admitted to the hospital. [...] Read More »

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  • Wong wins CHL Humanitarian award

    Wong wins CHL Humanitarian award Lethbridge Herald After winning the Western Hockey League’s Humanitarian of the Year earlier this month, Tyler Wong has kicked that award up to the national ranks. The Lethbridge Hurricanes captain was named as the Canadian Hockey League’s Mastercard Humanitarian of the Year award winner as the CHL announced the 10 [...] Read More »

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    Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) or mobile devices to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, at specific locations marked by coordinates all over the world. (Source: Wikipedia) In simple terms though, Geocaching is a high-tech scavenger hunt or game of hide and seek. [...] Read More »

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  • LRC back in action today

    LRC back in action today Lethbridge After a weekend off, the Lethbridge Rugby Club returns to action today. Two of the three LRC clubs are at home during Calgary Rugby Union play at the Lethbridge Rugby Club as the LRC Women’s Division I team and the Men’s Second Division squad hosts the Calgary Irish. The [...] Read More »

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  • Up, up and away

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com As far as raising the bar, Noel Vanderzee’s timing couldn’t be better. The Grade 12 LCI student did just that at the Alberta Schools Athletic Association South Zone Track and Field Championships Thursday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium, narrowly missing the two-metre mark with a height of 1.99m [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Jim Bunning, tough pitcher, hard-nosed senator, dies at 85

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jim Bunning was an intimidating figure as a major-league pitcher and was just as hard-nosed and uncompromising as a U.S. senator. “The main qualities it takes for professional athletes and politicians is to have a very thick hide, a thick skin, and to be able to meet and greet people,” he said [...] Read More »

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  • Olympian Ellie Black wins all-around title at Canadian gymnastics championship

    MONTREAL – Ellie Black of Halfax regained her senior all-around title at the Canadian gymnastics championships on Saturday. Black finished the competition with 54.318 points, narrowly beating fellow Rio Olympian Rose-Kaying Woo of Brossard, Que., who scored 54.051 points to take home silver. Jade Chrobok of Toronto finished third. Black placed second in last year’s [...] Read More »

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  • Canada undefeated after three wins on Day 1 at women’s rugby sevens

    LANGFORD, B.C. – Canada posted three wins Saturday on home turf to remain undefeated at the HSBC World Women’s Rugby Sevens Series. Julia Greenshields, Bianca Farella, Ghislaine Landry and Natasha Watcham-Roy each scored tries as Canada beat Russia 24-10 in their final match of the day. Canada defeated Brazil 33-5 and shut out France 33-0 [...] Read More »

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  • Lamar Neagle scores on penalty kick as D.C. United downs Whitecaps

    VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Whitecaps had the majority of the scoring chances but it was D.C. United who had the only goal for a 1-0 Major League Soccer victory Saturday. Forward Lamar Neagle scored on a penalty kick in the 61st minute as United snapped a three-game losing streak. The penalty was awarded after Whitecaps [...] Read More »

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  • Roughriders acquire Canadian offensive lineman Peter Dyakowski from Argonauts

    The Saskatchewan Roughriders acquired Canadian offensive lineman Peter Dyakowski from the Toronto Argonauts on Saturday in exchange for international wide receiver Armanti Edwards. Dyakowski, who signed as a free agent with Toronto in February, is entering his 11th season in the CFL. He was selected by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the second round (11th overall) [...] Read More »

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