November 24th, 2017

Sports

Local Sports

  • Pronghorns ready for puck drop against Cougars

    Lethbridge Herald After facing two nationally-ranked opponents over the past two weekends, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s hockey team returns home for Canada West action starting tonight. Meanwhile, following their first 2-0 weekend, the Pronghorns men’s team seeks to keep the momentum up as they hit the road this weekend. The Horns women host [...] Read More »

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  • Alberta offto semisat Travelers

    Lethbridge The Lethbridge Curling Club quartet of skip Nanette Dupont, third Samantha Davies, second Kendra Nakagama and lead Avice DeKelver are off to the semifinals at the The Travelers Curling Club Championship. Representing Alberta at the event in Kingston, Ont., Dupont and her rink improved to 5-1 the round-robin following a 6-5 win over Saskatchewan [...] Read More »

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  • Volleyball provincials served up

    Lethbridge Herald Day 1 of the Alberta Schools Athletic Association volleyball provincials took to the court across the province Thursday. In Medicine Hat, the 4A girls and boys pool play for playoff rankings took place. In girls play, the South Zone 4A representative Chinook Coyotes won their first two games, defeating Charles Spencer High 2-1 [...] Read More »

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  • Horns ready to put on the laps

    Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns swim teams are headed to the West Coast this weekend. The Horns are in Victoria for the Canada West Championships running today through Sunday, hosted by the Victoria Vikes. Last year, both the Pronghorns men’s and women’s teams placed sixth overall and this year, the team of 16 [...] Read More »

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  • Cliff Forry Memorial starting Friday

    Lethbridge Herald The 20th Annual Cliff Forry Memorial Senior Open Curling Classic hits the pebbled ice this weekend. The action starts Friday evening at the Lethbridge Curling Club and runs until Sunday. The first draw is 6 p.m. Friday with draws continuing on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. On Sunday, the final draws [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Oscar Pistorius’ sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

    SOMERSET WEST, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius’ prison sentence was increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday, more than doubling the Olympic runner’s jail term for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In an announcement that took a matter of minutes, Supreme Court Justice Willie Seriti [...] Read More »

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  • Pistorius’ prison sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

    BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius’ prison sentence has been increased to 13 years and five months by South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal. The court on Friday upheld an appeal by prosecutors, who challenged Pistorius’ original six-year jail sentence saying it was too lenient for his conviction of murder in the shooting of girlfriend [...] Read More »

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  • Redskins beat Giants 20-10 in turkey of a Thanksgiving game

    LANDOVER, Md. – Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes to compensate for a pick-6, and the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants 20-10 on Thursday night on a drab field in a drab game between two injury-depleted teams that did not look ready for prime time. The two NFC East rivals combined for more [...] Read More »

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  • Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly captures CFL outstanding player honour

    OTTAWA – Mike Reilly would gladly change places with Ricky Ray. The Edmonton Eskimos quarterback was named the CFL’s outstanding player by the Football Reporters of Canada and eight league coaches (77 votes) on Thursday night. Ray was the runner-up but will lead the Toronto Argonauts into the Grey Cup against the Calgary Stampeders on [...] Read More »

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  • Eskimos quarterback Reilly captures CFL outstanding player honour

    OTTAWA – Mike Reilly is the CFL’s outstanding player. The Edmonton Eskimos quarterback received the honour Thursday night at the CFL’s annual awards banquet. Toronto Argonauts quarterback Ricky Ray was the finalist. Reilly, 32, started all 18 regular-season games and led Edmonton (12-6) to five straight wins to end the regular season and clinch third [...] Read More »

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