January 23rd, 2018

Local Sports

Addison earns spot in Central Scouting rankings

By Lethbridge Herald on January 23rd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald A member of the Lethbridge Hurricanes has made the grade as Central Scouting released its mid-term ranking for North American skaters Monday. Making the list and cracking the top-40 is Hurricanes defenceman Calen Addison, who came in ranked 34th. This year, the second-year defenceman from Brandon has seven goals and 47 points in ... Read More »

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Midget AA Hurricanes sweep pair of weekend CAHL games

By Yoos, Cam on January 23rd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Midget AA Hurricane Hounds padded their lead atop the Central Alberta Hockey League with a pair of wins last weekend. The Hurricanes downed the Okotoks Oilers 5-3 Friday in Lethbridge and completed the weekend with a 6-1 win over the Foothills Bisons Saturday night. The wins up the Canes record to ... Read More »

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Not everyone appreciates the passion of fandom

By Yoos, Cam on January 23rd, 2018

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell Everybody’s got a hobby. Yours might be screaming at the top of your lungs while a group of teenagers play hockey. It might be filling in a scorecard at a baseball game. It might be playing hockey, slo-pitch or curling. It might be weekly poker games among friends ... Read More »

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AAA Canes rolling

By Yoos, Cam on January 23rd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald In their lone game of the weekend, the Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes turned in a shutout win. The Hurricanes blanked the St. Albert Tire Warehouse Raiders 2-0 during Alberta Midget Hockey League action Saturday evening at Nicholas Sheran Arena. Carl Tetachuk stopped all 19 shots he faced for his league-leading fifth shutout of ... Read More »

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Solid start for Horns’ track

By Yoos, Cam on January 23rd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns track and field team opened the Canada West season last weekend in Edmonton. The Horns competed at the Golden Bear Open and two Pronghorns returned to action with a vengeance after tending to different ailments. After dealing with injuries that hampered him over the last few seasons, Aaron ... Read More »

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Copperbacks remain in thick of race

By Jensen, Randy on January 23rd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald As the Heritage Junior Hockey League Southern Division race gets tighter down the stretch, the Coaldale Copperheads landed four more crucial points last weekend. The Copperheads beat the Three Hills Thrashers 8-2 Saturday night in Three Hills and travelled to Strathmore Sunday and earned a key 2-1 win over the Wheatland Kings. The ... Read More »

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Horn rugby 7s reach tourney final

By Yoos, Cam on January 23rd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby 7s team earned their best finish in a Sevens Series tournament in the first stop of the season last weekend. The Pronghorns were in Edmonton for the first of three weekend series and advanced to the final Sunday, where they were defeated 35-7 by the Victoria ... Read More »

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Rattlers collect gold medal

By Jensen, Randy on January 23rd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Chalk up another gold medal for the U16 Lethbridge Rattlers ringette team. The Rattlers struck gold at the Esso Golden Ring – Canada’s largest ringette tournament – in Calgary last weekend. The U16 squad defeated the Cochrane Rockies 11-3 in the gold medal game Sunday to become the first Lethbridge U16 to win ... Read More »

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Lightning top Mustangs

By Yoos, Cam on January 23rd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Lightning kept their hold on third place in the Ranchland Hockey League with a win last weekend. The Lightning downed the Fort Macleod Mustangs 8-5 Saturday night in Fort Macleod to improve to 8-6-0-1. New addition Matthew Nadeau scored twice in the win, while brothers Nic and Ben Bohle each scored ... Read More »

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Kodiaks futsal women’s team strikes gold

By Lethbridge Herald on January 22nd, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s futsal team have served notice they’re the real deal this season, even if there were a few doubters. The Kodiaks women’s and men’s team headed to Three Hills last weekend for the Three Hills Futsal Cup. The women’s team charged into the season with a ... Read More »

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Comet girls basketball team remains undefeated

By Woodard, Dale on January 22nd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald In a battle of the undefeated teams, the Raymond Comets girls varsity basketball team prevailed. The Comets defeated the LCI Clippers 104-63 during Southern Alberta High School Basketball League action Saturday afternoon in Raymond. With the win, Raymond improves to 5-0, while the Clippers are 3-1. The Comets got double-digit performances from six ... Read More »

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