May 26th, 2017

Local Sports

Floorbusters tournament taking place this weekend

By Lethbridge Herald on May 26th, 2017

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Lacrosse Association-hosted 15th annual Floorbusters Memorial Tournament will hit three local arenas this weekend. The Servus Sports Centre, Henderson Arena and Adams Arena will play host to teams from Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan, featuring nearly 40 teams and over 700 participants in the novice, peewee, bantam and midget divisions starting today ... Read More »

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Cougars clinch city title

By Lethbridge Herald on May 26th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Patience has paid off for the veterans of the Catholic Central Cougars baseball team. Playing in front of a loud and enthusiastic crowd at Spitz Stadium Thursday night, the Cougars and Chinook Coyotes locked horns in a low-scoring, but entertaining, Lethbridge and District High School Baseball League final before the ... Read More »

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Jumping Josh gets revenge

By Schnarr, J.W. on May 26th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com “Cougar Meat” Kyle Sebastian of the Adult Social Society thought he was about to win the Monster Pro Wrestling Tag Team Championship. A barnburner of a Main Event on Saturday between reigning champs The Shark Club and the Society saw wrestlers being flung into the crowd – in some cases, ... Read More »

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Copperheads announce new head coach

By Purcell, Dylan on May 26th, 2017

Copperheads announce new head coach Lethbridge The Coaldale Copperheads have named their new man behind the bench. The Heritage Junior Hockey League team announced Thursay they had named Scott Trotter as the new head coach for the upcoming season. Trotter -an assistant coach with the Copperheads last season – takes over the head coach job ... Read More »

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There’s no shortage of hockey camps this summer

By Jensen, Randy on May 25th, 2017

Not only has hockey season come to an end but school is starting to wind down. I probably shouldn’t say that as to give students an excuse to mail it in for the last month. Although I’ve talked to enough teachers to hear that many already have. But just because the hockey season is over ... Read More »

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Churchill, County Central post rugby wins

By Jensen, Randy on May 25th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Winston Churchill Griffins defeated Chinook Coyotes 39-5 in Southern Alberta High School Rugby League girls’ action Wednesday. Nikki Carter led the Griffins with three tries while Shelby Needham, Maile Funa, Tyler Kruchkywich and Hanna Vanderhulst each added one try. Vanderhulst also contributed two converts. Taryn Kustra replied with a try for the Coyotes. ... Read More »

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Penultimate week of local spring school sports

By Submitted Article on May 24th, 2017

It’s said all good things must come to an end. Well, in terms of this year’s local high school sports campaign, the curtain will soon drop. But not this week. In fact, there are prime shows on multiple stages. – – The Alberta Schools Athletic Association South Zone Track and Field Championships are scheduled for ... Read More »

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Alyssa paying it forward

By Jensen, Randy on May 23rd, 2017

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell You know Alyssa Fraser? I do. I know she was diagnosed with pseudomyogenic hemangioendothelioma. I know it’s a particularly rare and insidious cancer that as of now, has no known cause. It forms tumours throughout soft tissue and, in Alyssa’s case, brings a caseload of pain. At the ... Read More »

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SAHSRL action continuing this week

By Woodard, Dale on May 23rd, 2017

Lethbridge The Southern Alberta High School Rugby League heads into seventh-round play tonight with three girls games and one junior varsity boys game. In girls play, the LCI Clippers are in Cardston to face the Cougars, while in Pincher Creek, Matthew Halton hosts the Raymond Comets. At Taber, the W.R. Myers will host Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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Decisions, decisions

By Woodard, Dale on May 23rd, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com With another American Legion season right around the corner, there will be some difficult decisions to make in the coming days for the coaching staffs of the Lethbridge Miners and Elks baseball teams. Not that the coaching staffs would have it any other way, however. Those tough decisions are a ... Read More »

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LSA Soccability Program starting Friday

By Woodard, Dale on May 23rd, 2017

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Soccer Association Soccability Program is kicking off a five-week run starting Friday. The physical activity program for children aged 4-to-14 years with any kind of disability will be running clinics starting Friday and continuing June 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 6-7 p.m. at the Outdoor Field at the Lethbridge Soccer Centre. ... Read More »

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