July 20th, 2017

Local Sports

Familiar faces return

By Woodard, Dale on July 18th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The former University of Lethbridge Pronghorns head coach as well as its most decorated player are returning to the women’s rugby team ranks. The Pronghorns announced Monday former head coach Neil Langevin and former Pronghorn and Olympian Ashley Steacy will lead the team into the 2017-18 Canada West season. The ... Read More »

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Intermediate Bulls charging to Nationals

By Woodard, Dale on July 17th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge AAA Intermediate Bulls are headed back to the west coast and flying the Alberta flag in the process. Facing Calgary District 8 in the final of the Little League Intermediate Divisionals for Alberta Sunday afternoon at ATSO Towawwa Park, the Bulls posted a 13-3 win to cap off ... Read More »

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57s get past the Bulls

By Woodard, Dale on July 17th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Bulls have started their Saskatchewan road trip off on a losing note. The Bulls were defeated 5-1 by the Swift Current 57s during Western Major Baseball League play Sunday night in Swift Current. The loss comes after a double-header sweep over the Medicine Hat Mavericks Friday at Spitz ... Read More »

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Barracudas beat the Heat

By Woodard, Dale on July 17th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Bert & Macs Barracudas are heading north looking for a shot at redemption. The Junior B Tier II lacrosse squad downed the High River Heat 13-6 in Game 2 of the team’s Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League semifinal series Sunday afternoon at Henderson Arena to earn a 2-0 sweep ... Read More »

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Elks lose to Lakers

By Woodard, Dale on July 17th, 2017

Elks lose to Lakers Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Elks lost a pair of American Legion games Sunday. In Kalispell to take on the Lakers, the Elks were defeated 8-1 in the first game and lost the second game 7-3. Kale Penner took the loss in the first game, while Chase Florendine was saddled with the ... Read More »

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Mounties gearing up for World Series

By Woodard, Dale on July 16th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com These Mounties are getting ready to head to the U.S. The Lethbridge Mounties 12U baseball team are taking their game south of the border and experiencing some international competition for the first time in the process. That will take place at the end of the month when the Mounties head ... Read More »

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Cudas draw first blood

By Woodard, Dale on July 16th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com All the Lethbridge Bert & Macs Barracudas lacrosse team needed to do was shake off a three-week layoff and some opening-playoff jitters. Once they did that, things seemed to fall into place nicely for the Cudas following a 16-7 win over the High River Heat during Game 1 of the ... Read More »

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Foothills tops LFC

By Woodard, Dale on July 16th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A solid finish wasn’t quite enough to make up for a so-so start for the Lethbridge Football Club women’s team. The LFC were defeated 3-1 by the Calgary Foothills WFC during Alberta Major Soccer League play Saturday at the Servus Sports Centre. Kicking off the first of three home games ... Read More »

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Special anniversaries celebrated today

By Woodard, Dale on July 15th, 2017

By the lethbridge Sport Council Did you know that in 1967, the Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens was created as a Centennial project for the City of Lethbridge? Today, we invite you to join us as we celebrate Nikko Yuko Japanese Gardens 50th Anniversary and Canada’s 150 Anniversary of Confederation with a day of friendship, sport ... Read More »

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Shaky start costly for Bulls

By Lethbridge Herald on July 14th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Some early, and plentiful, errors handed the Lethbridge Bulls a deficit they couldn’t overcome. The Bulls were downed 15-10 by the Brooks Bombers in a high-scoring affair during Western Major Baseball League play Thursday night at Spitz Stadium. The hosts were able to close the deficit with eight runs between ... Read More »

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Comets going to California

By Woodard, Dale on July 14th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Evidently, word of the Raymond Comets rugby program has reached south of the border. Now, senior varsity members of the girls team that captured the Alberta Schools Athletic Association provincial championship in early-June are headed there for a 7s rugby tournament in Gridley, California. Starting today, 10 members Alberta’s best ... Read More »

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