January 23rd, 2018

Sports

Local Sports

  • Addison earns spot in Central Scouting rankings

    Lethbridge Herald A member of the Lethbridge Hurricanes has made the grade as Central Scouting released its mid-term ranking for North American skaters Monday. Making the list and cracking the top-40 is Hurricanes defenceman Calen Addison, who came in ranked 34th. This year, the second-year defenceman from Brandon has seven goals and 47 points in [...] Read More »

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  • AAA Canes rolling

    Lethbridge Herald In their lone game of the weekend, the Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes turned in a shutout win. The Hurricanes blanked the St. Albert Tire Warehouse Raiders 2-0 during Alberta Midget Hockey League action Saturday evening at Nicholas Sheran Arena. Carl Tetachuk stopped all 19 shots he faced for his league-leading fifth shutout of [...] Read More »

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  • Solid start for Horns’ track

    Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns track and field team opened the Canada West season last weekend in Edmonton. The Horns competed at the Golden Bear Open and two Pronghorns returned to action with a vengeance after tending to different ailments. After dealing with injuries that hampered him over the last few seasons, Aaron [...] Read More »

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  • Copperbacks remain in thick of race

    Lethbridge Herald As the Heritage Junior Hockey League Southern Division race gets tighter down the stretch, the Coaldale Copperheads landed four more crucial points last weekend. The Copperheads beat the Three Hills Thrashers 8-2 Saturday night in Three Hills and travelled to Strathmore Sunday and earned a key 2-1 win over the Wheatland Kings. The [...] Read More »

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  • Horn rugby 7s reach tourney final

    Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby 7s team earned their best finish in a Sevens Series tournament in the first stop of the season last weekend. The Pronghorns were in Edmonton for the first of three weekend series and advanced to the final Sunday, where they were defeated 35-7 by the Victoria [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Austrian cities Graz, Schladming consider 2026 Olympics bid

    SCHALDMING, Austria – Two cities in the Austrian province of Styria are exploring the possibility of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics, three months after a potential bid from Innsbruck was rejected by inhabitants of Tyrol. Graz and Schladming said on Tuesday they are working on a financial plan to be presented in March, followed by [...] Read More »

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  • New women’s soccer coach Heiner-Moller sees seamless transition from Herdman era

    TORONTO – There is only one John Herdman. But in putting Herdman in charge of the men’s national team and naming assistant coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller his replacement with the women, the Canadian Soccer Association opted for continuity and the hope that the experienced Dane can continue the Canadian women’s rise. “Well I think you cannot [...] Read More »

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  • Adarius Bowman roster bonus deadline is looming for Edmonton Eskimos

    Edmonton Eskimos GM Brock Sutherland has a big decision to make. Veteran receiver Adarius Bowman is due a $140,000 roster bonus early next month. The six-foot-three, 215-pound slotback is a three-time CFL all-star but is coming off a sub-par 2017 season. Bowman has cracked the 1,000-yard plateau three times over his six CFL campaigns with [...] Read More »

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  • IOC likes Calgary’s legacy, including Saddledome, for 2026 bid: city director

    CALGARY – The International Olympic Committee believes Calgary’s Saddledome can host hockey and figure skating in 2026. Kyle Ripley, the city’s recreation director who is also director of Calgary 2026 bid project team, says IOC personnel who visited the city last week gave thumbs up to facilities still in use from the 1988 Winter Olympics. [...] Read More »

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  • A-Rod again replaces Boone, joins ESPN Sunday Night Baseball

    BRISTOL, Conn. – Alex Rodriguez is taking over for Aaron Boone again, this time moving into the ESPN booth for Sunday Night Baseball. ESPN announced Tuesday that A-Rod was joining its crew as an analyst. The former star slugger will become a rare, two-network announcer – he will continue as a studio analyst for Fox [...] Read More »

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