April 26th, 2018

Sports

Local Sports

  • Hurricanes back even

    Canes earn second straight 5-1 victory to knot WHL Eastern Conference Final Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Thanks to a little continued home cooking with a not-so-secret ingredient, the Lethbridge Hurricanes made their series with the Swift Current Broncos a best-of-three affair. The Canes downed the Broncos 5-1 in Game 4 of the teams’ Western [...] Read More »

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  • AAA Canes settle for tie

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes are undefeated at the Telus Cup, but settled for a tie on the third day of the National Midget Hockey Championship. The Hurricanes skated to a 3-3 tie with the Toronto Young Nationals Wednesday afternoon in Sudbury, Ont. Toronto struck for three third-period goals and rallied from a [...] Read More »

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  • Roll into cycling season with Bike Fest

    A ‘Free Wheelin” column by Tyler Stewart I don’t want to jinx it, but spring might finally be here. It’s been an unusually long and miserable winter season, even for the more die-hard cold-weather cyclists. Given the past two months of weekly snowstorms, it’s been a struggle to get the tires rolling on pavement until [...] Read More »

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  • ‘Champ Chat’ program plans Lethbridge visit

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com An empowering day for young women in sport is coming to Lethbridge on May 26. Fast and Female, in partnership with the Lethbridge Sport Council, will be holding a “Champ Chat” day at Chinook High School for girls ages eight to 14 to inspire and encourage a lifetime of healthy sporting [...] Read More »

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  • ‘Champ Chat’ program plans Lethbridge visit

    Tim Kalinowski Lethbridge Herald tkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com An empowering day for young women in sport is coming to Lethbridge on May 26. Fast and Female, in partnership with the Lethbridge Sport Council, will be holding a “Champ Chat” day at Chinook High School for girls ages eight to 14 to inspire and encourage a lifetime of healthy [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy returns to Remparts as coach and GM

    QUEBEC – Patrick Roy is returning to the Quebec Remparts as coach and general manager. The Hall of Fame goaltender confirmed Thursday that he has signed a two-year contract with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team. The 52-year-old Roy previously acted as part-owner, coach and GM of the Remparts from 2003-13, winning a Memorial [...] Read More »

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  • CFL legend Damon Allen, Leafs great Dave Keon named to Canada Sports Hall of Fame

    TORONTO – Damon Allen and Dave Keon are two of the headliners as Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame introduces its Class of 2018. Allen, a four-time Grey Cup champion, was one of the top quarterbacks in CFL history. Keon won the Stanley Cup four times with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Wheelchair racer Jeff Adams, diver [...] Read More »

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  • Pasztor living proof undrafted players can enjoy productive NFL careers

    Austin Pasztor is living proof the draft isn’t the only path to a productive NFL career. The six-foot-seven, 308-pound offensive lineman is preparing for his seventh season and second with the Atlanta Falcons despite not being drafted. After being bypassed in 2012, the Langton, Ont., joined the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent. “I [...] Read More »

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  • Five storylines to look for in the second round of the NHL playoffs

    TORONTO – The first round of the NHL playoffs weeded out any pretenders in quick fashion, with only the Boston Bruins needing seven games to advance. Along the way, there was an abnormal amount of blowouts, a merry-go-round of goaltenders trying to steal a win and an increase in disciplinary action among the early post-season [...] Read More »

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  • Organizers wonder how big crowds will get for Winnipeg Jets street party

    WINNIPEG – At first, it was just a few thousand people braving the cold to cheer on the Winnipeg Jets in a street party. Then the numbers grew. And, with each game, the crowd got bigger. Organizers say that by Game 5 of the first round of the NHL playoffs – which the Jets won [...] Read More »

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