March 28th, 2017

Local Sports

EF Ice win provincial gold

By Jensen, Randy on March 28th, 2017

Photo submitted The Lethbridge EF Ice ladies soccer team won the Alberta Soccer Association Senior Tier 2 Women’s Provincials gold medal at the Servus Sports Centre Sunday afternoon. In the gold medal game featuring two local teams, Lethbridge blanked the Lethbridge Bumblebees 2-0. The Ice beat the Calgary Bandidas 4-3 and Edmonton’s Wind United in ... Read More »

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Analyzing the man who was Stan

By Jensen, Randy on March 28th, 2017

On Sunday evening at the Enmax Centre, one full moment before a beautiful rendition of “O, Canada” by Charles Sciortino, the building went silent. It was a moment the Lethbridge Hurricanes asked for, one well deserved in memory of Stan Bodiou. This isn’t a column about Stan. I’m going to write about the Lethbridge Hurricanes ... Read More »

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gunners earn provincial bronze

By Jensen, Randy on March 28th, 2017

Photo submitted The Lethbridge Physiotherapy Gunners men’s soccer team won the bronze medal at the Senior Men’s Provincial Championships in Calgary in the Masters (over 35) Premier division last weekend. Gunners defeated the Calgary Scimitar Eagles 6-1 in the bronze medal game. In their first game, Gunners lost 4-1 to the eventual gold medallist Edmonton ... Read More »

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Canes even series

By Woodard, Dale on March 27th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com From Russia, with goals. The Lethbridge Hurricanes will head north with a 1-1 split following a 5-2 win over the Red Deer Rebels during Game 2 of the teams’ opening round Western Hockey League series Sunday night at the Enmax Centre. Needing a win to avoid heading to Red Deer ... Read More »

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Lethbridge speed skaters wrap up season at national competitions

By Woodard, Dale on March 27th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald Five speed skaters from the Lethbridge Speed Skating Association wrapped up their season last weekend at three national level events across the country. LSSA member Aaron Cooney headed east to Trois-RiviĀres, QC, where he skated at the >short track Canadian Junior Open Selections. Competing in the 500m, 1,000m and 1,500m events, Cooney moved ... Read More »

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Lethbridge Steamers win bronzeat wheelchair provincials

By Woodard, Dale on March 27th, 2017

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Steamers have won the Alberta B Provincials Wheelchair Basketball Tournament bronze medal. The Steamers defeated Grande Prairie 41-36 in the third-place game Sunday afternoon at the 1st Choice Savings Centre. Henry Schmidth led Lethbridge with 16 points in Sunday’s game. The Steamers were defeated 52-45 by Edmonton in the semifinal as John ... Read More »

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Minor Midget Canes repeat as provincial champs

By Woodard, Dale on March 27th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald For the second straight season, the Lethbridge Headwater minor midget AAA Hurricanes will fly the provincial banner. The Hurricanes blanked the Calgary Canucks 7-0 during the gold medal game of the Alberta Minor Midget AAA Provincial Championship Sunday afternoon in Grande Prairie. The win caps off a perfect 7-0 provincial run for the ... Read More »

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Minor AAA midgets going for provincial gold today

By Woodard, Dale on March 26th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Headwater minor midget AAA Hurricanes will play for provincial gold this afternoon. The Hurricanes soundly defeated the Grande Prairie Grande Peace Storm 10-1 in the semifinal of the Alberta Minor Midget AAA Provincial Championship Saturday afternoon in Grande Prairie. With the win, the Hurricanes will now face the ... Read More »

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Rebels win Game 1

By Woodard, Dale on March 26th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Red Deer Rebels have struck first in their opening-round series with the Lethbridge Hurricanes. The Rebels rallied from a 2-0 deficit to top the Hurricanes 4-2 during Game 1 of the team’s best-of-seven Western Hockey League series Saturday night at the Enmax Centre. With the score tied 2-2 late ... Read More »

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U of L Women’s Hockey Alumni Foundation hosting 100 Dollar Dinner

By Woodard, Dale on March 24th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The U of L Women’s Hockey Alumni Foundation is hosting its 100 Dollar Dinner on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Coast Lethbridge Hotel & Conference Centre Grand Ball Room. On hand this year is key note speaker Sheldon Kennedy. An eight-year NHL veteran, Kennedy has won a Memorial Cup, World Junior Gold ... Read More »

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Moonlight Run results

By Jensen, Randy on March 24th, 2017

Following are results from the Moonlight Run, held March 18. OVERALL 10 Kilometres Female 1. SNOWDEN, ADRIA, 42:02.82, LETHBRIDGE 2. SPENCER, EMILY 42:33.91, 04:15, LETHBRIDGE 3. LOO, RHONDA 42:45.91, 04:16, LAKE NEWELL RESORT 4. NELSON, KAILYN 43:03.80, 04:18, LETHBRIDGE 5. DEKENS, KENDRA 44:01.27, 04:24, LETHBRIDGE 6. KWOK, VANESSA 45:27.08, 04:32, LETHBRIDGE 7. MCKEE, KYRAN 45:32.46, ... Read More »

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