July 20th, 2017

Local Sports

Whitecaps FC camp a learning experience for everyone

By Woodard, Dale on July 14th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Local soccer players have been privy to some professional pointers this week. The Vancouver Whitecaps FC Camp hit the pitch for a pair of sessions Thursday afternoon at the Servus Sports Centre, the first in the morning for youths U7 to U12 and the second in the afternoon for the ... 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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Dunk tank fundraiser tonight at Bulls’ game

By Kuhl, Nick on July 13th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald There will be more action off the field than usual tonight at the Lethbridge Bulls game. The Interfaith Food Bank is hosting Strike Out Hunger, featuring a dunk tank and a guess your speed pitching contest. Also, with donations to the IFB, patrons will be put in the strikeout draw – whenever the ... Read More »

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Kisio named head coach for Canadian U18 team

By Woodard, Dale on July 11th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald Hockey Canada announced that Lethbridge Hurricanes head coach Brent Kisio will lead Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team. Kisio will take over for Paul McFarland, who has accepted an assistant coaching position with the National Hockey League’s Florida Panthers. Kisio, entering his third season with the Hurricanes, was originally slated to work as ... Read More »

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Getting into the swing of things

By Woodard, Dale on July 11th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com From sticks and skates to ranching and rodeos. Depending on the time of the year, those are the priorities for Colton Yellow Horn and the fact they take place on different continents makes no difference for the former forward with the Lethbridge Hurricanes. In the winter months, Yellow Horn has ... Read More »

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Wrestling explained first-hand

By Woodard, Dale on July 11th, 2017

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell “What’s wrestling?” When my 10-year-old son asked that, my heart sank. I told him we were heading to Pure Power Wrestling’s “Danger Zone” show on June 24 at the Fritz Sick Centre and that is how he replied. When I was a kid, Stampede Wrestling was king. You’d ... Read More »

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Barracudas sink teeth into gold

By Woodard, Dale on July 10th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The long road started in February and on Sunday afternoon ended in gold for the Lethbridge Barracudas midget B lacrosse team, at home no less. The Barracudas posted a 10-1 win over Wainwright during the gold medal game of the Alberta Lacrosse Association Minor Box Lacrosse Provincial Championships Sunday at ... Read More »

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Mein loses bout in Vegas

By Woodard, Dale on July 10th, 2017

Mein loses bout in Vegas Lethbridge In his continued MMA comeback, Lethbridge’s Jordan Mein was handed a loss on the weekend. In Las Vegas at UFC 213 Saturday, Mein lost by unanimous decision to Belal Muhammad. With the loss, Mein’s record is now (29-12)... Read More »

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LFC men settle for a draw with the Dinosaurs

By Woodard, Dale on July 10th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com On occastion this season, Lethbridge Football Club head coach Bruce Primeau has seen his club struggle through five-minutes lapses late in games. As they hosted the Calgary Dinosaurs during Alberta Major Soccer League play Saturday afternoon, the LFC had that hiccup right out of the gate and though they were ... Read More »

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Elks lose in final to Spokane

By Woodard, Dale on July 10th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Elks advanced to the final of the Sapa/Johnrud Memorial Tournament, but were unable to bring home the tourney title. The Elks were defeated 7-5 by the Spokane Cannons during the final Sunday afternoon in Whitefish. Earlier in the day Lethbridge beat the Butte Miners 5-3 in the semifinal to advance to ... Read More »

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Henderson Lake Golf Club heads down memory lane

By Woodard, Dale on July 10th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Alex Murrell can recall a time at the Henderson Lake Golf Club when not all the greens were grass. On Saturday the one-time president of the Henderson Lake Golf Club was able to take a trip down memory lane as the club held a special ceremony honouring the course’s 100th ... Read More »

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