February 22nd, 2017

Local Sports

Sports hall unveils class of ’17

By Schnarr, J.W. on February 22nd, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com This year’s Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame inductees have been announced. The 2017 inductees represent 32 years of recognizing the sports achievements in Lethbridge and the region. Rob Kossuth, chair for the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame, said the public is invited to send in nominations for athletes, builders, special ... Read More »

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Throw downs of various flavours

By Submitted Article on February 22nd, 2017

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells Good luck to local grapplers who are headed north to Edson this Friday and Saturday for the Alberta Schools Athletic Association Rural Wrestling Provincials. Qualifiers then advance to the full ASAA mat provincials two weeks down the trail, where the fields include Edmonton and Calgary reps. ... Read More »

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Hurricanes host Warriors tonight

By Yoos, Cam on February 22nd, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge Hurricanes play their third game in a stretch of four consecutive home contests tonight when they welcome the Moose Jaw Warriors to the Enmax Centre in Western Hockey League action beginning at 7 p.m. The Canes enjoyed a 2-0 weekend that included a 5-4 win over the Victoria Royals ... Read More »

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Minor Midget Canes downed by Blackhawks

By Woodard, Dale on February 21st, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Minor midget AAA Headwater Hurricanes were handed their second loss of the season last weekend. In a clash between the top two teams in the Alberta Minor Midget Hockey League South Division, the Hurricanes were defeated 5-3 by the Calgary CBHA Blackhawks Saturday in Calgary. The loss puts ... Read More »

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The rewards of competition

By Yoos, Cam on February 21st, 2017

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell Tell me again how your dangerous sport should be outlawed. Tell me again about the head trauma, the broken bones, the arthritis and the chronic nature of your pain. I’m listening, and I’ll broadcast those dangers in the newspapers and on every media I can. I’ll listen to ... Read More »

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Kodiaks rebound

By Woodard, Dale on February 20th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It was exactly the kind of rebounding the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s basketball team needed. It also put them back in the win column as the Kodiaks downed the St. Mary’s Lightning 115-61 during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play Saturday night at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium. The win improves the ... Read More »

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Dawgs come up aces in Vegas

By Woodard, Dale on February 20th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs went 2-0 on their Las Vegas trip on the weekend. The Dawgs edged the College of Southern Idaho 7-6 Sunday night. That decision came after Friday night’s win when the Dawgs downed Northeastern Junior College Plainsman by the same 7-6 decision. On Sunday, the Dawgs ... Read More »

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Golden Hawks rally in OT

By Woodard, Dale on February 20th, 2017

Golden Hawks rally in OT Lethbridge The Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks have struck first in their Division Final series. The Golden Hawks were pushed to double overtime, but earned a 6-5 win over the Red Deer Rebels during Game 1 of the teams’ Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League second-round series Sunday evening. ... Read More »

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Copperheads down 3-0 to the Bisons

By Woodard, Dale on February 20th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A second overtime loss in as many game has put the Coaldale Copperheads on the brink. The Copperheads were downed 3-2 in overtime by the Okotoks Bisons during Game 3 of their semifinal series Sunday afternoon in Okotoks to give the Bisons a 3-0 stranglehold on the best-of-seven series. The ... Read More »

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Pronghorns sweep the Vikes

By Lethbridge Herald on February 19th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com When they needed him to, Dejon Burdeaux carried the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns mens’ basketball team on his back. Playing their first Canada West home playoff games since 2001, the Pronghorns downed the Victoria Vikes 94-85 during Game 2 of the teams’ play-in series Saturday night at the 1st Choice ... Read More »

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Cougars top the Comets in a clash of first-versus-second

By Woodard, Dale on February 19th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com In the battle of the top-two teams in the Southern Alberta High School Basketball League, the Cardston Cougars remain undefeated. The Cougars topped the Raymond Comets 100-93 Saturday night in Cardston to improve to 9-0 on the season. Leading the Cougars in Saturday’s clash was Max Russell with 33 points. ... Read More »

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