January 16th, 2017

Local Sports

Hitmen top Canes in OT

By Woodard, Dale on January 16th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Despite a late rally, the Lethbridge Hurricanes were handed an overtime loss by the Calgary Hitmen The Hurricanes pushed the Calgary Hitmen to overtime during Western Hockey League action Sunday afternoon in Calgary, but their comeback attempt from a 5-3 deficit fell just short as the Hitmen scored in the ... Read More »

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Cougars down the Bulldogs

By Woodard, Dale on January 16th, 2017

Lethbridge The Catholic Central Cougars boys basketball team won their second game of the season Saturday. The Cougars defeated the Winston Churchill Bulldogs 109-76 during Southern Alberta High School Basketball League action at Catholic Central. Leading Catholic Central was Nick Gibb with 34 points, while Avery Hoffman hit for 22. Also hitting double digits for ... Read More »

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Kodiaks sweep home-and-home series

By Woodard, Dale on January 16th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks basketball teams got it done at home and on the road on the weekend. The Kodiaks men’s basketball team downed the Ambrose Lions 89-72 during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play Saturday night in Calgary, while the women’s Kodiaks also emerged with the win thanks to a 96-41 decision. With ... Read More »

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Comets top Rams for Green and Gold title

By Woodard, Dale on January 16th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The 50th Annual LCI Rams Green and Gold tournament gold medal game turned out to be an all-southern Alberta affair. The host LCI Rams advanced to the championship game Saturday night at LCI as they faced the Raymond Comets, but it was the Comets who earned this year’s Green and Gold bragging rights ... Read More »

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Marathon runner delivering positive message

By Woodard, Dale on January 16th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com As one of the fastest Canadian marathon runners of all time, Dylan Wykes knows of the importance of setting – and achieving – ones goals. Tonight, the 33-year-old marathon runner from Kingston, Ontario who represented Canada at the 2012 London Olympics will speak of that theme and more as a ... Read More »

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Canes edge Oil Kings

By Woodard, Dale on January 15th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com This time, the Lethbridge Hurricanes kept their lead. The Hurricanes downed the Edmonton Oil Kings 6-5 during Western Hockey League action Saturday night at the Enmax Centre. The Canes opened up a 6-3 lead over the Oil Kings early in the third before the Oil Kings struck for a late ... Read More »

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Comets capture Green and Gold basketball tournament

By Woodard, Dale on January 15th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The 50th Annual Green and Gold basketball tournament wrapped up Saturday night at LCI. The gold medal game was a local showdown as the Raymond Comets topped the tournament hosts LCI Rams 98-77 See Monday’s Herald for the tournament recap... Read More »

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Rams open Green and Gold with win

By Jensen, Randy on January 14th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The LCI Rams started their home tournament on a winning note Friday. Hitting the court in the 50th annual Green and Gold Tournament, the Rams defeated the Calgary Bishop Grandin Ghosts 97-49. John Evans led the Rams with 23 points, while Charlie Day Chief kicked off the tournament with a 17-point afternoon. Lucas ... Read More »

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Horns hockey falls to Cougars

By Woodard, Dale on January 14th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s and women’s hockey teams lost in their weekend openers Friday night. At Nicholas Sheran Arena, the Horns women were defeated 3-1 to the Mount Royal University Cougars, while in Calgary the Pronghorn men were handed a 6-2 loss to the Cougars. In the women’s game, Brett Campbell ... Read More »

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Lakers get past the Pride

By Woodard, Dale on January 14th, 2017

Lethbridge The Stirling Lakers downed the Coaldale Kate Andrews Pride during Deep South Basketball Coference play Thursday. Amy Mazutinec hit for 33 points for the Lakers as Stirling posted an 86-45 win in Coaldale. Savannah McKee hit for 22 points for the Lakers and Kat Montague added 10 in the win. Raegan Abrey topped the ... Read More »

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Kodiaks open second half with pair of wins

By Jensen, Randy on January 14th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s and women’s basketball teams each started the second half of their Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference seasons on a winning note. The Kodiak women improved to 8-0 on the season thanks to an 88-36 win over the Ambrose Lions Friday night at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium, ... Read More »

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