May 26th, 2017

Local Sports

LFC solid in home-opener

By Woodard, Dale on May 15th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Football Club men’s soccer team has kicked off the 2017 Alberta Major Soccer League season on a solid 1-1 note. The LFC kicked off the new campaign with a two-game homestand and against the national champs to boot, falling 3-1 to the Edmonton Scottish Saturday afternoon at the ... Read More »

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PBA wins another CCBC title

By Woodard, Dale on May 15th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Prairie Baseball Academy is in seventh heaven. The PBA edged the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack 4-3 in 11 innings during the championship game of the Canadian College Baseball Conference Sunday night in Kelowna to win their seventh straight CCBC title. With two out in the bottom of the 11th ... Read More »

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Wearing the Maple Leaf

By Woodard, Dale on May 14th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A Lethbridge presence is ready to tackle the world. The IFAF Women’s World Championship will hit Canadian soil for the first time when the international event takes place June 24-30 in Langley, B.C. When it does, the Team Canada hosts roster will bring a distinctly southern Alberta flavour with three ... Read More »

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LFC teams topped in home openers

By Woodard, Dale on May 14th, 2017

Lethbridge The LFC men’s and women’s soccer teams kicked off another Alberta Major Soccer League season with their home-openers Saturday afternoon at the Servus Sports Centre. In men’s action, the LFC were defeated 3-1 by the Edmonton Scottish while the LFC women were downed 4-1 by Edmonton Northwest United. The men’s team is back in ... Read More »

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PBA going for seventh CCBC title

By Woodard, Dale on May 14th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Prairie Baseball Academy will go for their seventh consecutive Canadian College Baseball Conference championship today. Tanner Jesson-Dalton went the distance on the hill for the PBA as Lethbridge blanked the University of the Fraser Valley Cascades 6-0 in the semifinals Saturday night in Kelowna and will play in the final today at ... Read More »

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Going out a winner

By Woodard, Dale on May 13th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge College Kodiaks most decorated coach is putting down his clipboard. The Kodiaks announced Friday that women’s basketball head coach Brad Karren has announced his retirement. Following a 2016-17 season which the Kodiaks were a perfect 27-0 on their way to the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference and Canadian Collegiate ... Read More »

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Best in the West

By Lethbridge Herald on May 12th, 2017

West Wind’s Jackson Lowe wins all-around title at Westerns Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com This time, Jackson Lowe was making more than just an appearance. As he made a return trip to the Western Canadian Gymnastics Championships April 28-29 in Brandon, the 14-year-old member of the West Wind Gymnastics Club was determined to do more ... Read More »

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Celebrating moms as role models in health and fitness

By Woodard, Dale on May 12th, 2017

This week’s ‘Get Active’ column from the Lethbridge Sport Council We all have role models. Typically our role models change and evolve as we go through life. If you think about your role model, you might think about a teacher, a coach, a celebrity, a famous historical figure, maybe an author, an activist or a ... Read More »

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Pronghorns add WHL defenceman

By Woodard, Dale on May 12th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald After adding a WHL goaltender in February, the University of Lethbridge Pronghorn men’s hockey team added a second piece to their 2017-18 recruiting class and bolstered their blue-line Thursday with the announcement of Kamloops Blazer defenceman Dallas Valentine. Valentine, a six-foot-four Lousana, Alta. product, started his WHL career with the Moose Jaw Warriors, ... Read More »

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Orban eyed as possible future Olympian

By Woodard, Dale on May 12th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald A University of Lethbridge Pronghorn’s Olympic aspirations has just received a helping hand. Pronghorn Sarah Orban was named the RBC Training Ground Alberta Regional Champion last weekend as the varsity soccer midfielder topped a field of 100 of the province’s top 14-25-year-old athletes for the title. At the regional final, which included qualifiers ... Read More »

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Kodiaks men’s basketball team to host provincials

By Woodard, Dale on May 12th, 2017

Lethbridge The Lethbridge College Kodiaks will play host to another Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference provincial championship. The ACAC announced Thursday the Kodiaks men’s basketball team will host the 2017-18 men’s basketball championship. The Kodiaks women’s basketball team was the host of this year’s ACAC championship, winning the provincial title before going on to capture the ... Read More »

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