February 21st, 2017

Local Sports

Pierzchala leads Horns to opening win over Vikes

By Lethbridge Herald on February 18th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A strong northside presence helped the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns draw first blood in their first playoff home game since 2001. The Pronghorns downed the Victoria Vikes 97-85 in Game 1 of their best-of-three Canada West men’s basketball play-in series Friday night at the 1st Choice Savings Centre. With the post ... Read More »

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Copperheads drop second-round series opener to Okotoks Bisons

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Despite a wild second period, the Coaldale Copperheads dropped the first game of their second-round Heritage Junior Hockey League series. The Copperheads and Okotoks Bisons lit into each other with four goals each in the second period during Game 1 of the best-of-seven South Division semifinal series Thursday in Okotoks, ... Read More »

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Why everyone should be a sports fan

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2017

Submitted by Lethbridge Sports Council Don’t get me wrong, I am not suggesting you paint your face with the team colours, shave the team logo into your hair, and go to every game decked out from head to toe in team gear (but if that’s your thing, that’s great, go for it, just make sure ... Read More »

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Eagles girls take flight to win

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Immanuel Christian Eagles varsity and junior varsity boys each earned a win during Deep South Basketball Conference play Thursday. Ryan Degner led the Eagles with 13 points as Immanuel Christian downed the Coaldale Kate Andrews Pride 61-53 at Immanuel Christian. Jeremy Van Belle added 11 points for the Eagles ... Read More »

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Cardston Cougars, LCI Clippers remain undefeated

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2017

Lethbridge HERALD The Cardston Cougars remained undefeated in Southern Alberta 4A Boys Basketball League action Friday night. The Cougars hosted the LCI Rams and posted a 95-78 win to improve to 8-0 on the season. In girls game, the LCI Clippers also remained unbeaten at 8-0 thanks to a 79-57 win over the Cardston Cougars ... Read More »

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Society facing big challenge

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com With recent successes in both singles and tag team matches behind them, Adult Social Society is looking at literally their biggest challenge yet. Tonight at Pure Power Wrestling’s Wildside event, the Society, made up of “Cougar Meat” Kyle Sebastian and Raymond’s own “The Big Sexy Beast” Bradley Graham, will square ... Read More »

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Hurricanes kick off homestand tonight

By Lethbridge Herald on February 17th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com In hockey-playing circles, it really is the most wonderful time of the year. The Christmas season is nearly two months in the rear view mirror, but there’s one gift left that most teams across the Western Hockey League haven’t torn open yet. That gift will be doled out next month ... Read More »

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Horns bring playoffs home

By Lethbridge Herald on February 17th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Having lost four starters from the previous year, including their two leading scorers and a first-team all star, the general consensus heading into the 2016-17 Canada West basketball season was the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men were destined to be a middle-of-the-pack team. Somewhere over the course of the season, ... Read More »

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Kodiaks look to win the South

By Lethbridge Herald on February 17th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s basketball team needs just one win to lock up the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference South Division. And they’ll attempt to do that tonight against the team that has been on their heels all season when the 17-0 Kodiaks head to Calgary to take on the ... Read More »

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Golden Hawks moving on

By Lethbridge Herald on February 17th, 2017

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks are advancing in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League playoffs. The Golden Hawks downed the Airdrie Xtreme 6-5 during Game 2 of the teams’ division quarter-finals Thursday night in Airdrie to sweep the best-of-three series 2-0. Ridly Greig scored four goals for the Golden Hawks — ... Read More »

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Golden Hawks win first game of Alberta Major Bantam playoff series

By Lethbridge Herald on February 16th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks have struck first in their playoff series. The Golden Hawks downed the Airdrie Xtreme 3-1 in Game 1 of the teams’ Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League best-of-three division quarter-final series Wednesday night at Nicholas Sheran Arena. With the win, the Golden Hawks can close with ... Read More »

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