September 23rd, 2017

Local Sports

Hurricanes swing deal with Ice

By Woodard, Dale on September 19th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com With their Western Hockey League season opener three days away, the Lethbridge Hurricanes have addressed their overage situation. The Canes announced Monday they had traded overage forward Alec Baer to the Kootenay Ice in exchange for 19-year-old forward Jake Elmer and a fifth round draft pick in the 2018 WHL ... Read More »

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Skinner returning to Lethbridge

By Woodard, Dale on September 18th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald After a stint at the Edmonton Oilers main camp, Stuart Skinner is on his way back to Lethbridge. The Oilers trimmed their training camp roster by five on Sunday, assigning the Canes goaltender as well as four other players to their respective junior teams. Skinner, who also hails from Edmonton and will turn ... Read More »

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Spartans blank the Horns

By Woodard, Dale on September 18th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com An early deficit for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team ultimately proved costly. The Horns were blanked 2-0 by the Trinity Western University Spartans during Canada West action Sunday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Looking to build off the momentum of their home-opening 5-0 over the ... Read More »

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Golden Hawks 1-1 in opening weekend

By Woodard, Dale on September 18th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks wrapped up their home-opening season on a winning note. The Golden Hawks skated to a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames during Alberta Major Hockey League play Sunday afternoon at Nicholas Sheran Arena. After a scoreless first period, the Golden Hawks shattered ... Read More »

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LCI Rams run past Calgary Centennial 46-0

By Woodard, Dale on September 17th, 2017

Lethbridge The LCI Rams football team remained undefeated and enjoyed a stats night in the process. The Rams blanked Calgary Centennial 46-0 in high school exhibition play Saturday night at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. With the win, LCI improves to 4-0 and is ranked fifth in the province in Tier I. On Saturday, the ... Read More »

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Bellerive signs with the Penguins

By Woodard, Dale on September 17th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald After going undrafted this summer, Jordy Bellerive is now property of a National Hockey League team. On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced they had signed the Lethbridge Hurricanes forward to a three-year, entry-level contract after a stellar showing at the team’s rookie camp. Bellerive, 18, led the Penguins at the Prospects Challenge in ... Read More »

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Pronghorns finda little finish

By Woodard, Dale on September 17th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team spent the past week working on their touch around the goal. As they hosted their Canada West regular season home opener Saturday afternoon with the Fraser Valley Cascades on hand at the University of Lethbridge Stadium, the Horns found that finish in ... Read More »

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Copperheads hosting Medicine Hat in exhibition game tonight

By Woodard, Dale on September 16th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald As they get set for the coming Heritage Junior Hockey League season, the Coadale Copperheads hit the ice for a pair of exhibition games this weekend. It starts tonight as the Copperheads host the Medicine Hat Cubs at 7:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Sportsplex. Admission to tonight’s game is free. The Copperheads and ... Read More »

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Rams are gaining experience

By Woodard, Dale on September 16th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The LCI Rams football team is growing up. After a youth movement of sorts in 2016, the Rams head into the 2017 Southern Alberta High School Football League season one year older and wiser. “Last year was a big Grade 10 group,” said Rams head coach Darren Majeran. “We had ... Read More »

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Lightning charged up for inaugural season

By Woodard, Dale on September 16th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Lightning Senior AA hockey team is ready to strike. As they get set to skate into their first season in The Ranchland Hockey League, the senior men’s team introduced its head coach for the franchise’s inaugural season and announced tryout dates at a press conference Friday morning at ... Read More »

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Hurricanes put on Ice

By Woodard, Dale on September 16th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes have wrapped up their exhibition season on a losing note. Heading to the Crowsnest Pass Friday night for a neutral site game, the Canes were doubled up 8-4 by the Kootenay Ice during Western Hockey League preseason play. The Hurricanes outshot the Ice 43-21, but Kootenay managed to put five ... Read More »

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