April 22nd, 2018

Local Sports

Midget AAA Hurricanes going for the National title in Ontario

By Woodard, Dale on April 22nd, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Before the puck drops, the Lethbridge Midget AAA Hurricanes are already among the numerically elite. The Canes are in Sudbury for this year’s Telus Cup, starting Monday in Sudbury, Ont. After 64 days and 427 games across the country, six teams remain for the right to compete for Canada’s National ... Read More »

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Broncos go up 2-0 on Canes

By Woodard, Dale on April 22nd, 2018

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald – Swift Current nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Giorgio Estephan struck his old team yet again. This time the former Hurricanes’ captain had a hat trick – including the overtime winner at 9:38 – to give the Broncos a 2-0 series lead with a 4-3 win in Game 2 Saturday night at the Innovation Credit ... Read More »

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Estephan hat trick lifts Broncos

By Lethbridge Herald on April 21st, 2018

Swift Current takes 2-0 series lead Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald – Swift Current nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Giorgio Estephan struck his old team yet again. This time the former Hurricanes’ captain had a hat trick — including the overtime winner at 9:38 — to give the Broncos a 2-0 series lead with a 4-3 win in Game 2 ... Read More »

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Broncos hold off Canes in opener

By Lethbridge Herald on April 20th, 2018

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald – Swift Current nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Stuart Skinner made 39 saves and Giorgio Estephan scored a goal. But those familiar names have played for the Swift Current Broncos since January. The former Canes’ goalie and captain led the Broncos to a 3-2 win, and a 1-0 series lead on the Lethbridge Hurricanes, in ... Read More »

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Hurricanes and Broncos game-by-game

By Lethbridge Herald on April 20th, 2018

The Swift Current Broncos won three out of four games against the Lethbridge Hurricanes during the 2017/18 WHL regular season. Oct. 10, 2017 in Swift Current 6-2 Broncos The Broncos were handed nine power-play opportunities and converted on two of them. Tyler Steenbergen scored his 14th goal of the season before then-Hurricanes captain Giorgio Estephan ... Read More »

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Past meets present

By Kuhl, Nick on April 20th, 2018

Lethbridge and Swift Current linked through history — and a major trade Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The Broncos have called both Swift Current and Lethbridge home. The Hurricanes and the Broncos have never met in the WHL playoffs before. The two teams were involved in a blockbuster deal at the trade deadline this season ... Read More »

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Defence opens opportunity for Kolibar

By Kuhl, Nick on April 20th, 2018

Garrett Simmons Lethbridge School District No. 51 Communications Officer It has been a banner year for athletes at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute. Thursday afternoon, another LCI athlete signed on the dotted line to attend a post-secondary institution in the fall. Chelsie Kolibar signed a letter of intent to play volleyball in Baltimore, Maryland, for the Coppin ... Read More »

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Rich hockey tradition has led to 2017-18 playoff showdown

By Kuhl, Nick on April 20th, 2018

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com The Swift Current Broncos and Lethbridge Hurricanes are set to meet for the first time in the WHL playoffs. But the teams, franchises and cities share a deep hockey history. The Broncos originated in Swift Current for the 1967-68 WHL season. Then, in 1974, that franchise moved to Lethbridge to ... Read More »

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Trade left emotions raw

By Kuhl, Nick on April 20th, 2018

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Jan. 9, 2018 will go down as a day to remember in Lethbridge Hurricanes history. The entire scope of it has yet to be written. That day, general manager Peter Anholt sent captain Giorgio Estephan, goaltender Stuart Skinner and forward Tanner Nagel off to the Swift Current Broncos in exchange ... Read More »

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Horn women welcome additions

By Jensen, Randy on April 18th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s hockey team has added a pair of players from the Alberta Female Hockey League for next Canada West season. Joining the Horns for 2018-19 are forward Mackenzie Lausberg and goaltender Stephanie Gross. Lausberg was co-captain with the Calgary Fire of the AFHL last season and joins the ... Read More »

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Baseball awaits end of snow

By Woodard, Dale on April 18th, 2018

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells This week’s prime advance focus is the Lethbridge Regional High School Baseball League. The loop has undergone some expansion this season, now up to seven varsity teams. They include Catholic Central, Chinook, LCI, Coaldale Kate Andrews, Magrath, Raymond and Cardston. If the meteorological forces turn positive, ... Read More »

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