August 23rd, 2017

Local Sports

A heck of a Guy

By Purcell, Dylan on August 22nd, 2017

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell I was at a Lethbridge Herald staff party in the river bottom a few years back when a touch football game broke out. Guy Pomahac was on my team. It was the only thing I wanted when the game started. I like to win. At that stage of ... Read More »

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Stoski strong in opening round

By Woodard, Dale on August 22nd, 2017

Stoski strong in opening round Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge’s Justin Stoski is six shots off the lead following the first day of the PGA of Alberta Championship The member of the Lethbridge Country Club carded a 72 during the first round Monday in Red Deer as the final round goes today. Stoski is one of seven ... Read More »

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Canes acquire a known name

By Woodard, Dale on August 22nd, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes made a move for a familiar name on Monday. With the team’s training camp two days away, the Hurricanes acquired the rights to forward Austin Wong – the younger brother of former Canes captain Tyler Wong – from the Kootenay Ice in exchange for defenceman Tyler Strath and a conditional ... Read More »

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High school football kicking off

By Woodard, Dale on August 22nd, 2017

Lethbridge Herald Another season of high school football is ready to take the snap. With the 2017 Southern Alberta High School Football League season a little over a week away, a trio of exhibition games will hit the gridiron this weekend. In Raymond, the Edmonton Harry Ainlay Titans – led by Raymond product and head ... Read More »

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Mixed League Windup wraps up

By Woodard, Dale on August 21st, 2017

Lethbridge Herald A busy weekend of slo-pitch rounded the bases at Softball Valley last weekend as the Mixed League Windup took place Friday to Sunday. As the last pitches floated Sunday afternoon, the B, C, D and E-side winners were determined after the A-side winner was crowned Saturday night. In the B-side final, the Play ... Read More »

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LRC men are aiming high

By Woodard, Dale on August 20th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Rugby Club Division II men’s team has all but secured a spot in the Calgary Rugby Union playoffs. If that isn’t enough good news, there may very well be a bit more to play for following a 50-36 win over the Calgary Saints during league play Saturday afternoon ... Read More »

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Mixed League Windup hitting the diamond

By Woodard, Dale on August 19th, 2017

Lethbridge Softball Valley will be the site of plenty of softball play this weekend. The Mixed League Windup starts today and runs until Sunday. A total of 65 teams will participate in the tournament this weekend... Read More »

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Trio competes at MJT International Players Championship

By Woodard, Dale on August 19th, 2017

Trio competes at MJT International Players Championship Lethbridge A trio of local golfers teed it up in the MJT International Players Championship in Jasper earlier this week. Taking part in the three-day event that started Monday and wrapped up Wednesday were Taber’s Alanna and Andrew Makarchuk as well as Lethbridge’s Spence Matson. Competing in the ... Read More »

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LRC men’s team at home this afternoon

By Woodard, Dale on August 19th, 2017

Lethbridge One of the Lethbridge Rugby Club men’s teams is back at home this afternoon. Fresh off the club’s Alumni Weekend last week, the LRC Men’s Division II team is back on home soil this afternoon when they host the Calgary Saints during Calgary Rugby Union play at 1:45 p.m. at the Lethbridge Rugby Club. ... Read More »

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Picture Butte duo captures best ball championship

By Jensen, Randy on August 18th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Dustin Davies and Graeme Bishop combined to win the 31st annual Tony Roma’s Southern Alberta Best Ball Championship this week at the Lethbridge Country Club. Thirty-two teams started the team match play event in May trying to survive elimination and become the champs of the bracket format. Teams comprised of amateurs and pros ... Read More »

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Hurricanes announce training camp schedule

By Jensen, Randy on August 18th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Lethbridge Hurricanes Hockey Club has announced the dates for the 2017 Training Camp which will begin on Aug. 24 at the Enmax Centre with Rookie Camp. The Hurricanes Rookie Camp will begin with on-ice testing beginning at 4 p.m. on Aug. 24 while Main Camp will commence on Saturday at 1 p.m. ... Read More »

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