January 18th, 2017


Local Sports

  • Canes host Broncos in mid-week contest

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com After taking four of six points in three games in as many days, the Lethbridge Hurricanes return home tonight. The Hurricanes host the Swift Current Broncos at the Enmax Centre at 7 p.m. and welcome a familiar face back in the process as former Hurricane Ryley Lindgren makes his first [...] Read More »

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  • Comets top visiting Cougars

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Chase Bohne scored 24 points to lead the Raymond Comets to a 92-76 victory over the Catholic Central Cougars in Southern Alberta 4A Boys Basketball League play Tuesday night in Raymond. Spencer Roberts and Brock Dewsbery also hit the 20-point plateau with 21 and 20 points respectively for the winners. Nick Gibb replied [...] Read More »

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  • Kate Andrews Pride slip past Picture Butte

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD Victoria Reed scored 22 points as Coaldale Kate Andrews Pride outlasted Picture Butte High School Sugar Queens 56-51 in Deep South Basketball Conference girls’ play on Monday. Haylee Hildersom added 10 points for the Pride, who led 30-22 at the half. Taia Middleton and Ella Clarke replied with 16 and 10 points respectively [...] Read More »

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  • Old-school Westwind showdown Saturday

    This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ by Dave Wells Although there are divergent opinions as to whether time travel is possible, the overwhelming preponderance of accepted scientific data these days suggests, much to my chagrin as far back as I can remember, it’s a no-go. However, if you are willing to expand your definition of time [...] Read More »

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  • Wong garners weekly WHL award honours

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The captain remains in command. After being named the Western Hockey League’s Player of the Month for December, Lethbridge Hurricanes’ Tyler Wong was recognized by the league again Monday as Player of the Week. Over the past week, the Canes captain posted 10 points – five goals, five assists – over four games. [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Ondrej Pavelec makes 30 saves in NHL return as Jets top Coyotes 6-3

    WINNIPEG – Ondrej Pavelec made 30 saves in his season debut as the Winnipeg Jets halted a four-game losing streak with goals from six different players in a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday. It was Pavelec’s first NHL game this season after the veteran netminder was sent to the American Hockey League’s [...] Read More »

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  • Secondary scoring comes through, Price woes continue, as Pens top Canadiens 4-1

    MONTREAL – Eric Fehr and Jake Guentzel scored in the second period as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Wednesday night. Defencemen Ian Cole and Olli Maatta also scored for Pittsburgh (28-11-5), which won a second game in a row after a three-game losing run. Sven Andrighetto scored for Montreal (27-13-6), which [...] Read More »

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  • Jared Sullinger makes first appearance with Raptors after foot surgery

    PHILADELPHIA – Forward Jared Sullinger made his first regular-season appearance for the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night in a tonight in a 94-89 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. He had eight points and three rebounds in 13 minutes 50 seconds of playing time. Sullinger hadn’t played this season after he had a screw inserted into [...] Read More »

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  • Embiid scores 26, 76ers beat Raptors 94-89

    PHILADELPHIA – Joel Embiid scored 26 points, Ersan Ilyasova added 18 and the resurgent Philadelphia 76ers beat the Toronto Raptors 94-89 on Wednesday night for their seventh win in nine games. Embiid, who was questionable because of the flu, surpassed 20 points in fewer than 30 minutes in his 10th straight game. With Embiid leading [...] Read More »

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  • Trevor Hoffman misses Hall of Fame election by 5 votes

    SAN DIEGO – Well, Hells Bells, Trevor Hoffman didn’t make baseball’s Hall of Fame for the second straight season. This time, it was agonizingly close. The former closer with the menacing glare, high leg kick and wicked changeup fell five votes short of enshrinement when balloting was announced Wednesday. In his second year on the [...] Read More »

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