November 19th, 2017

Local Sports

Coaching clinics on agenda

By Jensen, Randy on November 16th, 2017

It is starting to feel like Christmas outside. Although a little colder weather would support more pond hockey. Hopefully everyone is settling in to the hockey season. A last reminder of two great coaching opportunities in the next couple of weeks: Fran Gow will be bringing his 1,000-plus games of AJHL coaching experience to Lethbridge ... Read More »

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Horns name next group of top athletes

By Jensen, Randy on November 16th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Basketball dominates the next 10 (Nos. 40 through 31) of the 50 Greatest Pronghorns list, released by Pronghorns Athletics on Wednesday. The list was created by a community panel as part of the University of Lethbridge’s 50th anniversary celebrations. The list is being released over the course of five weeks with the final ... Read More »

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Chinook sweeps Grade 9 titles

By Jensen, Randy on November 16th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Chinook High School swept the Lethbridge Schools Athletic Association Grade 9 volleyball championships on Wednesday. In girls’ play, Chinook defeated LCI two sets to one. Chinook won the opening set 25-20 only to have LCI return the favour 20-25 in the second set. Chinook clinched the title with a 17-15 victory in the ... Read More »

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Midget 15’s place fifth

By Jensen, Randy on November 16th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Lethbridge Headwater Midget AAA 15’s Hurricanes placed fifth in the Prospect Cup tournament in Chestermere last weekend. Hurricanes opened the tournament last Thursday by tying AMMHL South Division rival CBHA Rangers 5-5. Derrien Tonin scored a hat trick for the Hurricanes in the game which featured several lead changes. JD Hall added ... Read More »

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Burdeaux, Anderson win Horns’ honours

By Jensen, Randy on November 15th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Another clutch performance has earned University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball player Dejon Burdeaux a pair of awards. The fifth-year guard was named Canada West men’s second star of the week after leading the Horns to a sweep of the Mount Royal University Cougars, improving their conference record to 6-0. Burdeaux combined for ... Read More »

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Nowicki captures bronze at CCAA cross-country final

By Jensen, Randy on November 15th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saving her best effort for the last race of the season, Lethbridge College Kodiaks rookie Sophia Nowicki (first year, General Studies) earned a Canadian Colleges Athletic Association cross-country bronze medal on Saturday. Competing against 130 athletes from over 20 colleges across Canada, the Bragg Creek native finished third in the women’s six-kilometre run ... Read More »

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Moch taking talents to Fresno State

By Kuhl, Nick on November 15th, 2017

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com At age six, her mom taught her how to ride. Then, after winning her class at the Youth World Games, she set her sights on joining an NCAA Division 1 women’s equestrian team in 2018. On Tuesday, with her parents and several other family members in attendance at LCI, Brooklyn ... Read More »

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Lightning hosts Emergency Services Appreciation Night

By Jensen, Randy on November 15th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Lightning hockey team will host an Emergency Services Appreciation Night at their next home game. The Lightning host the Kainai Braves Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at Nicholas Sheran Arena during Ranchland Hockey League action and will commemorate veterans and emergency service providers. Admission is free for military members and veterans and ... Read More »

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Obara off to compete at World Dance Championships

By Jensen, Randy on November 15th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The world is about to become the stage for Macy Obara. The 14-year-old dancer is headed to the World Show Dance Championships in Riesa, Germany, Nov. 20-25 as a member of Team Canada West as well as Exisdance in Lethbridge. As she gets ready for her first performance at a ... Read More »

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Speed skaters attend Edmonton Fall Classic

By Jensen, Randy on November 15th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Eight skaters from the Lethbridge Speed Skating Association competed at the Edmonton Fall Classic last weekend. Nearly 200 skaters from Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Manitoba, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Alaska competed at the event in L2T (Learning-to-Train), T2T (Training-to-Train), Open and Special O Divisions. The meet was also the first of two qualifiers ... Read More »

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Volleyball and football in the final countdown

By Submitted Article on November 15th, 2017

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells In 11 days the 2017 Alberta Schools Athletic Association volleyball and football campaigns will be past-tense. But, oh my, what a stretch run toward the history books we have at hand. – – This is South Zone Volleyball Championship week. In fact, play-in matches have already ... Read More »

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