November 19th, 2017

Local Sports

Midget AA Canes remain undefeated

By Woodard, Dale on November 14th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge midget AA Hurricanes improved to 11-0-2 in South Central Alberta Hockey League action last weekend. The Hurricanes doubled up Red Deer Can Pro 4-2 Friday night in Red Deer. T.J. Johnson, Braden Grue, Dylan Stevenson and Terren Chomyn scored for Lethbridge. Griffen Fraser added two assists. Sean Park stopped 26 shots ... Read More »

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Statue well deserved, by George

By Submitted Article on November 14th, 2017

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell The statue depicts the release point, the exact moment an athlete lets a javelin fly and subjects it to the randomness of the elements and the ground below. The power and release angle of a javelin rest completely within an athlete’s control. That is why when George and ... Read More »

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Copperheads split weekend games

By Jensen, Randy on November 14th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald For the second straight weekend the Coaldale Copperheads went 1-1. The Copperheads started with a home win Saturday night at the Coaldale Sportsplex, defeating the Medicine Hat Cubs 6-4, but lost on the road on Sunday, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Ponoka Stampeders in Heritage Junior Hockey League action. The Copperheads are ... Read More »

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Midget Canes move into first

By Woodard, Dale on November 14th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Midget AAA Hurricanes tacked on another pair of wins on the weekend, outscoring their opponents 11-1 in the process. The Canes blanked the Edmonton MLAC Beverly Optimists 4-0 during Alberta Midget Hockey League play Saturday and wrapped up the road trip Sunday with a 7-1 decision over the Airdrie CFR Bisons ... Read More »

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Cougars and Clippers crowned SAHSVL champions

By Woodard, Dale on November 13th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Catholic Central Cougars boys and the LCI Clippers girls have emerged with this year’s Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League championship titles. In the boys final Saturday at LCI, the Cougars defeated the host Rams 2-1 (25-16, 20-25, 15-10) to capture the gold medal. In the girls final in Picture Butte, LCI ... Read More »

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Horns rally for the win

By Woodard, Dale on November 13th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Mike Hansen took one look at his team and knew the offence would catch up. Turns out, the head coach of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team was correct as the Horns downed the Mount Royal University Cougars 91-76 during Canada West play Saturday night in Calgary. The ... Read More »

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Pronghorns play the Pandas tough

By Woodard, Dale on November 13th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It ended with an overtime loss, but it’s not a weekend the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s hockey team is about to throw back. The Horns were topped 2-1 in overtime by the Alberta Pandas during the second game of a Canada West homestand Saturday night at Nicholas Sheran Arena. ... Read More »

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Cougars power past Lakers

By Woodard, Dale on November 13th, 2017

Lethbridge On a foggy night, the Cardston Cougars football team advanced to the Alberta Schools Athletic Association Tier III South Regional final. The Cougars defeated the Sylvan Lake Lakers 57-7 in quarter-final play Friday night at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Taylor Cook paced Cardston with three rushing for 83 yards to lead the Cougars ... Read More »

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Gemer legacy honoured at U of L

By Woodard, Dale on November 13th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Six years ago, a javelin thrower sculpture in the form of a three-inch high cardboard and masking tape model sat in the home of George and Carole Gemer. On a sunny Sunday afternoon in front of a throng of family, friends and University of Lethbridge colleagues, that javelin sculpture which ... Read More »

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Kodiaks can’t sweep SAIT

By Woodard, Dale on November 13th, 2017

Kodiaks can’t sweep SAIT Lethbridge The Lethbridge College Kodiaks mens’ volleyball team was unable to make a sweep of it over the SAIT Trojans. The Kodiaks were topped 3-1 (19-25, 22-25, 25-17, 21-25) by the Trojans during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play Saturday night in Calgary. With the loss, the Kodiaks are 6-4 following a ... Read More »

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Horns women’s hockey edged in overtime

By Photographer on November 12th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s hockey team has taken four points off the Alberta Pandas. The Pronghorns battled the Pandas to overtime before Alberta hit the road with the extra point courtesy a 2-1 during Canada West action Saturday afternoon at Nicholas Sheran Arena. Still, the Pronghorns come away with four points and ... Read More »

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