April 21st, 2018

Local Sports

Softball Valley to host slo-pitch championships

By Yoos, Cam on April 10th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Softball Valley is ready to step up to the plate once again for a national event. For the second time in almost a decade, the Men’s and Women’s Canadian Slo-Pitch Championship – hosted by Softball Canada – is coming to Lethbridge Aug. 12-18 and, like they did in 2009, Softball ... Read More »

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Logan set fine example

By Yoos, Cam on April 10th, 2018

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell Families grieved. A region, a province, a nation and a world which heard about the Humboldt Broncos’ tragedy paid tribute. People waited for word about loved ones, acquaintances or old teammates. Hockey players reflected on hours of travelling buses. Parents kissed, hugged and appreciated their children, again. Logan ... Read More »

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Canes go for stranglehold

By Yoos, Cam on April 10th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald – Brandon The Lethbridge Hurricanes look to put the Brandon Wheat Kings on the ropes tonight. After taking the first two games of the teams’ Eastern Conference semifinal series Friday and Saturday night at the Enmax Centre, the Hurricanes look to take a stranglehold on the series as Game 3 hits this ice ... Read More »

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Brock remembered

By Woodard, Dale on April 9th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com On the ice, Brock Hirsche was an unquestioned leader you wanted on your team, not against you. Off the ice, he was an equally skilled golfer whose long game allowed him to reach par 4s off the tee. On Sunday, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns mourned the loss of the ... Read More »

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Hurricanes win an emotional one

By Woodard, Dale on April 8th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com One big time comeback has capped off an emotional day and given the Lethbridge Hurricanes a 2-0 series lead. The Hurricanes scored five unanswered goals on their way to a 5-4 overtime win over the Brandon Wheat Kings during Game 2 of the teams’ Eastern Conference semifinal series Saturday night ... Read More »

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Special teams power Canes

By Woodard, Dale on April 7th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Sharp special teams have given the Lethbridge Hurricanes the early lead in the Western Hockey League Eastern Conference semifinal. The Hurricanes defeated the Brandon Wheat Kings 5-1 during Game 1 of the teams’ second round series Friday night at the Enmax Centre. The Hurricanes got rolling with a shorthanded goal ... Read More »

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The Herald providing home and road coverage

By Kuhl, Nick on April 6th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes and the Brandon Wheat Kings begin a second-round WHL playoffs series tonight at the Enmax Centre at 7 p.m. Game 2 is Saturday at the Enmax Centre at 7 p.m., before the series will shift to Manitoba. Games 3 and 4 will take place in Brandon on Tuesday and Wednesday ... Read More »

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Hurricanes ready for Round 2

By Woodard, Dale on April 6th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com With three Game 7s to watch Tuesday, you likely didn’t hear too many Western Hockey League fans complaining too loudly. On the flipside of that, you probably won’t hear the Lethbridge Hurricanes complaining too much about wrapping up their first round series against the Red Deer Rebels in five games. ... Read More »

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Hurricanes and Wheat Kings ready to get physical

By Woodard, Dale on April 6th, 2018

Perry Bergson Brandon Sun After keeping some fast company in the first round of the Western Hockey League playoffs, some heavy duty lies ahead for the Brandon Wheat Kings. Brandon begins its best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal tonight against the Lethbridge Hurricanes and will face a very different style matchup than it did in the first ... Read More »

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Morrison recognized for first-round efforts

By Yoos, Cam on April 5th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Brad Morrison’s first-round offensive output landed him a Western Hockey League honour. The overage forward for the Lethbridge Hurricanes was announced as one of the WHL Three Stars for Round One on Wednesday. As the Hurricanes get ready for round two against the Brandon Wheat Kings starting with Games 1 and 2 Friday ... Read More »

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Nicol set for Commonwealth Games

By Yoos, Cam on April 4th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge’s Rachel Nicol is putting in the laps in Australia. The Canadian national team swimmer and Olympian is in the Gold Coast, Australia for the Commonwealth Games beginning today. Nicol will be competing in the 50m and 100m breaststroke at this year’s games, which run until April 15. The Olympics do not host ... Read More »

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