March 28th, 2017

Local Sports

Ready for their first look at the post season

By Woodard, Dale on March 24th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com With some career stats and a little hardware that has come with it, Brennan Menell has made the most of his first season with the Lethbridge Hurricanes. That solid campaign patrolling the Canes blue-line has now set the 19-year-old defenceman up for the second season for the first time in ... Read More »

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Hockey camps firing up in the spring

By Woodard, Dale on March 23rd, 2017

The end is near. The book on the hockey season is about to close. By my calculations the only minor hockey teams still playing are the Bantam AAA team and the Minor Midget AAA’s (who finish this weekend at provincials). Hopefully the Bantam AAA’s won last night and will carry their season forward. Potentially after ... Read More »

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Medallists and good sports

By Woodard, Dale on March 23rd, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Football Club U12 Tier II boys earned more than a medal at provincials last weeekend. The LFC won the bronze medal as they headed to the Alberta Soccer Association (ASA) Servus Credit Union Youth Indoor Provincials in Grande Prairie. In addition to taking third place in the province, LFC was also ... Read More »

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All-star games, award presentations cap season

By Jensen, Randy on March 23rd, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Tony Roma’s Southern Alberta 4A Boys and Southern Alberta Girls basketball all-star games and awards presentations officially concluded the season Wednesday night at the Catholic Central West campus. In the girls’ all-star game, Team Dark, coached by Jeff Harrold of Medicine Hat High, defeated Team Light, coached by Shawn Heggie of LCI, ... Read More »

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LFC Arsenal U12 team boots way to provincial silver medal

By Woodard, Dale on March 23rd, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Boys LFC 05 Arsenal U12 Soccer team took aim at a provincial medal last weekend. The Arsenal headed to Edmonton for the U12 Tier 1 provincials, bringing home the silver medal. LFC earned a berth in the gold medal game, but were defeated 6-2 by the Edmonton Warriors. Lethbridge began the ... Read More »

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US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC

By Jensen, Randy on March 23rd, 2017

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS -LOS ANGELES Marcus Stroman tossed six hitless innings, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries. Stroman dominated the tournament’s highest-scoring team. Puerto Rico lost for the first time in eight games after ... Read More »

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Lethbridge Curling Club ready to host the world

By Jensen, Randy on March 23rd, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Curling Club is ready to welcome the world to its house. The club and its new facility on the westside will be the site of the 2017 World Mixed Doubles and World Senior Curling Championships April 22-29 and showcasing 41 countries. With the event exactly a month away ... Read More »

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Rangers edge Golden Hawks

By Woodard, Dale on March 23rd, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A valiant pushback by the Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks fell one game short. The Golden Hawks were edged 2-1 by the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers in the fifth-and-deciding game of the team’s Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League championship series Wednesday night at Nicholas Sheran Arena. The loss wraps ... Read More »

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Memories created on road trip

By Jensen, Randy on March 22nd, 2017

A column by city editor Nick Kuhl “This was one of the things on the bucket list.” Words from Larry Daffy, a lifelong Montreal Canadiens fan from Medicine Hat. Larry is the father of my close friend Jason Daffy, a Lethbridge resident and avid Ottawa Senators fan. A couple of months ago, Jason checked the ... Read More »

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All-star contests wrap up campaign

By Woodard, Dale on March 22nd, 2017

So with provincials in the rear-view mirror, you thought the high school basketball season was over. Not so fast! Tonight in fact, the Tony Roma’s Southern Alberta High School 4A Boys Basketball League and Southern Alberta High School Girls Basketball League All-Star Games hit the Catholic Central Campus West (make note, that’s Campus West) court ... Read More »

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Rosters named for southern Alberta high school all-star games

By Jensen, Randy on March 21st, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Tony Roma’s Southern Alberta High School 4A Boys Basketball League and Southern Alberta High School Girls Basketball League All-Star Games plus league individual awards night will cap off the season Wednesday at Catholic Central Campus West. The girls’ all-star game will take place at 6 p.m. with the 4A boys’ game to ... Read More »

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