March 23rd, 2017

Sports

Local Sports

  • All-star contests wrap up campaign

    So with provincials in the rear-view mirror, you thought the high school basketball season was over. Not so fast! Tonight in fact, the Tony Roma’s Southern Alberta High School 4A Boys Basketball League and Southern Alberta High School Girls Basketball League All-Star Games hit the Catholic Central Campus West (make note, that’s Campus West) court [...] Read More »

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  • Memories created on road trip

    A column by city editor Nick Kuhl “This was one of the things on the bucket list.” Words from Larry Daffy, a lifelong Montreal Canadiens fan from Medicine Hat. Larry is the father of my close friend Jason Daffy, a Lethbridge resident and avid Ottawa Senators fan. A couple of months ago, Jason checked the [...] Read More »

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  • Barr will be missed

    Four-month-old Elsie Harter had a death grip on my left index finger and she wasn’t letting go until she found out if my knuckle had any food in it. Disappointed, she left me with a sopping wet finger. Elsie was supping and suckling at The Penny Coffee House downtown on Monday. Her mom, Tanya, is [...] Read More »

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  • Rosters named for southern Alberta high school all-star games

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Tony Roma’s Southern Alberta High School 4A Boys Basketball League and Southern Alberta High School Girls Basketball League All-Star Games plus league individual awards night will cap off the season Wednesday at Catholic Central Campus West. The girls’ all-star game will take place at 6 p.m. with the 4A boys’ game to [...] Read More »

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  • King, Davidson adjust to life with the Canadiens

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald – Montreal nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com If the Montreal Canadiens make any noise in the coming NHL playoffs, there may be significant interest for Lethbridge hockey fans. Brandon Davidson, who is from Lethbridge/Taber, and Dwight King, who spent five seasons with the Lethbridge Hurricanes, were both acquired by Montreal just before the NHL trade [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman

    LOS ANGELES – Marcus Stroman tossed six hitless innings, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries. Stroman dominated the tournament’s highest-scoring team. Puerto Rico lost for the first time in eight games after outscoring the [...] Read More »

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  • Ducks drub Oilers 4-3, ending goalie Talbot’s night early

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Rickard Rakell scored the go-ahead goal, Hampus Lindholm had a goal and two assists, and the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Wednesday night. Jonathan Bernier made 29 saves, and Josh Manson and Patrick Eaves also scored as Anaheim passed Edmonton for second place in the Pacific Division with nine [...] Read More »

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  • Canada’s Rachel Homan beats Italy, remains undefeated at world championship

    BEIJING – Canada’s Rachel Homan ran her win streak to double digits at the 2017 world women’s curling championship on Thursday, defeating Italy’s Diana Gaspari 8-5. Homan (10-0) and her Ottawa crew had already locked up first place in the round-robin standings after opening the 12-nation tournament with nine straight wins. The 10th was just [...] Read More »

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  • Nylander, Komarov lead Maple Leafs past Blue Jackets 5-2

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – William Nylander and Leo Komarov each had a goal and an assist and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Wednesday night. Auston Matthews and Nazem Kadri also scored, and Frederik Andersen had 32 saves as Toronto stayed in the thick of the playoff hunt in the Atlantic [...] Read More »

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  • Calvillo, Simon headline ’17 Canadian Football Hall of Fame inductees

    They spent their CFL careers on different squads but quarterback Anthony Calvillo and receiver Geroy Simon will now forever be teammates. The record-setting performers headline a solid 2017 class named for induction into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Simon and Calvillo were both selected in their first years of eligibility Wednesday night at Mosaic [...] Read More »

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