September 22nd, 2017

Sports

Local Sports

  • Comets blank the Bulldogs

    Lethbridge herald The Southern Alberta High School Football League regular season got underway Thursday night. In Division A play at the University of Lethbridge Stadium, the Raymond Comets beat the Winston Churchill Bulldogs 57-0. The Comets led 29-0 at the half to start the season at 1-0, while the Bulldogs are 0-1. Three games are [...] Read More »

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  • B Cups front and centre at Rocky Mountain Turf Club

    Rocky Mountain Turf Club The super bowl of horse racing is taking place Sunday at Rocky Mountain Turf Club with eight races in total and seven B Cup Stakes races. In the B Cup two-year-old race, Laurie Ferguson’s Stripling Warrior will be tough to beat, but Lyle Magnuson’s Klondike Ike will certainly give him a [...] Read More »

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  • Penalties hurt Horns in Canada West rugby opener

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Under some chilly conditions, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team kicked off its Canada West season with a big test. Hosting the defending Canada West champion Calgary Dinos Thursday night at the University of Lethbridge Stadium, the Horns were defeated 42-15. On a night when the Pronghorns observed [...] Read More »

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  • High school golf zones wrap up

    Lethbridge Herald The South Zone Golf Championships were played at the Crowsnest Golf & Country Club on Monday. Both team – 1A through 4A – and individual awards were handed out at the one-day event. Winning this year’s 1A/2A Boys Championship was Crowsnest Consolidated High School, while Bow Island Senator Gershaw took home the 1A/2A [...] Read More »

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  • The summer of Skinner

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A lot has happened to Stuart Skinner this summer. Thanks, Captain Obvious. It has indeed been a memorable run through the summer months for the goaltender for the Lethbridge Hurricanes as the team opens its 2017-18 Western Hockey League regular season against the Medicine Hat Tigers tonight at 7 at [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Calgary Flames’ arena proposal tax heavy, says mayor Naheed Nenshi

    Calgary’s mayor says the Flames’ financial proposal for a new NHL arena places a heavy tax burden on the city. Calgary Sports and Entertainment (CSEC) and the city have gone public with what they would pay and what they think the other side should pay, in the wake of CSEC pulling the plug on “spectacularly [...] Read More »

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  • Athletes inspired after meeting Prince Harry on eve of Invictus Games

    TORONTO – Wounded soldiers from several countries shook hands, conversed and shared a laugh with Prince Harry on Friday as the royal readied to launch the Invictus Games in Toronto this weekend. The Games, a multi-sport event for injured and sick soldiers, including current and veteran members of the forces, run until Sept. 30 and [...] Read More »

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  • Impact hope win over TFC provides blueprint to halt high-flying Atlanta

    MONTREAL – After toppling Toronto, the Montreal Impact have another high-scoring giant in their sights – Atlanta United. The Impact (11-12-6) head to Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday to face a team that has outscored opponents 17-3 in its first four games in its spanking new facility, including eight goals from Venezuelan sensation Josef Martinez. Montreal [...] Read More »

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  • Canada’s Andrew Wiggins considers Minnesota contract deal without agent

    MINNEAPOLIS – Andrew Wiggins says he feels good about a max contract offer that is sitting in front of him with the Minnesota Timberwolves. But the 22-year-old from Vaughan, Ont., is in no rush to get it signed. Wiggins says he is going over the five-year, US$148 million offer from the Wolves deliberately to make [...] Read More »

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  • Toronto FC looks to get record-breaking season back on track with weekend win

    After a poor midweek showing against rival Montreal, Toronto FC looks to get its record-breaking season back on track with a win Saturday in New England. The Revolution (10-14-5), located some 27 points below Toronto in the MLS standings, are hoping for their own bounce back after firing coach Jay Heaps on Tuesday. Barring miraculous [...] Read More »

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