January 21st, 2018

Local Sports

Pronghorn track team in Edmonton

By Jensen, Randy on January 19th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns track and field team begins its 2018 season this weekend in Edmonton today and Saturday for the Golden Bear Open. The Horns team will feature 44 athletes, led by defending U Sports gold medallist Aaron Hernandez, who enters his fifth and final season as a Pronghorn. He’ll be ... Read More »

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Golden Hawks drop first two games at tournament

By Jensen, Randy on January 19th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald -st. albert The Lethbridge bantam AAA Val Matteotti Golden Hawks are 0-2 to start the John Reid Memorial Tournament. The Golden Hawks lost 3-1 Thursday morning to the Delta Wild Prep Green and were defeated 7-1 by OHA Edmonton in the evening. In their game against Prep Green, the Golden Hawks opened the ... Read More »

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Pronghorn hockey teams continue fight for Canada West playoffs

By Jensen, Randy on January 19th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team’s battle for a playoff spot continues this weekend. The Horns, 8-10-2, head to Vancouver to take on the UBC Thunderbirds (10-9-1) in Canada West play tonight and Saturday. Both teams have eight games left in the Canada West regular season. The Pronghorns are coming off ... Read More »

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Canes drop overtime decision

By Jensen, Randy on January 18th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com They pushed it to an entertaining overtime, but the Lethbridge Hurricanes’ four-game winning streak has come to an end. The Hurricanes were edged 4-3 by the Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League action Wednesday night in Kelowna. Hurricanes forward Taylor Ross continued to wield a hot hand, scoring the game-tying ... Read More »

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Start new year with shift into high gear

By Jensen, Randy on January 18th, 2018

A ‘Free Wheelin” column from the BikeBridge Cycling Association Just like a tough uphill climb, sometimes you have to focus on the struggle one pedal crank at a time. Here in Lethbridge, it’s been a slow and steady grind but we’re finally starting to gain traction and are excited for 2018 to be the best ... Read More »

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Haynes pleased with second chance

By Jensen, Randy on January 18th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Technically, Carson Haynes was at the John Reid Memorial Hockey Tournament last year. It’s just that while his Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks teammates played in the high-profile tournament in St. Albert showcasing the top bantam talent from both sides of the border, the now second-year defenceman had ... Read More »

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Successful weekend for Lethbridge speedskatersat Alberta Long Track Championships

By Jensen, Randy on January 18th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Seventeen skaters from the Lethbridge Speed Skating Association competed at the Alberta Long Track Championships held in Calgary last weekend. More than 200 skaters from Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and Montana competed at the event. The meet was the qualifier for Alberta T2T (Training to Train) skaters to attend the Canadian Age Class ... Read More »

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Golden Hawks off to John Reid Memorial Tournament

By Woodard, Dale on January 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald As they get ready for the John Reid Memorial Tournament this weekend in St. Albert, the Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks earned a decisive league win last weekend. The Golden Hawks downed the Medicine Hat Southeast Tigers 8-1 in Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League play Sunday at Nicholas Sheran Arena to ... Read More »

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Basketball season nears the midway mark

By Jensen, Randy on January 17th, 2018

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ by Dave Wells There are a raft of high school basketball league games this week, before a break next week for exams. Additional Alberta Schools Athletic Association sports are revving into high gear. – – Thanks very much to Taber St. Mary’s athletic director A.J. Bergen-Henengouwen and Immanuel Christian AD ... Read More »

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Midget 15s tied for first in the south

By Woodard, Dale on January 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Headwater midget AAA 15’s Hurricanes having moved back into a tie for top spot in the Alberta Minor Midge Hockey Lague South Division. The Hurricanes posted a win and a tie during league action to improve to 19-3-3 and into a tie with the Rockyview Raiders (20-3-1). In a pair of ... Read More »

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LFC U10 girls take top spot at Okotoks tournament

By Woodard, Dale on January 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Football Club U10 girls soccer team was as good as gold in tournament action last weekend. The LFC were in Okotoks for the U10 Tier C division in the Okotoks Anthem United Communities Cup, taking first place thanks to a 5-3 win over the Coaldale Tempests in the final. Lethbridge kicked ... Read More »

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