January 23rd, 2018

Local Sports

Cougars top Coyotes in South girls’ play

By Jensen, Randy on January 19th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Catholic Central Cougars topped the Chinook Coyotes 66-53 in Southern Alberta Girls Basketball League play Thursday night at CCH East. Kyra Collier led the Cougar attack with 20 points while Skyla Sloan followed with 14. Danika Leavitt replied with 23 points for Chinook and Charlize Baron added 10. On Wednesday, Raymond Comets outlasted ... Read More »

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Pronghorns’ Rugby Sevens begin season

By Jensen, Randy on January 19th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns head into their second year of Canada West women’s rugby sevens play this weekend in Edmonton for the first stop in the three-weekend series. They play Saturday against the host Alberta Pandas at 10:25 a.m., followed by games versus the Victoria Vikes and Fraser Valley Cascades at 12:30 ... Read More »

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Kodiaks take to the court for basketball and volleyball

By Jensen, Randy on January 19th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Thanks to a winning record and a can-do attitude, the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s volleyball team has set themselves up for an interesting second half of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference season. After a weekend off, the Kodiaks men’s and women’s teams are back on the court this weekend as ... Read More »

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Pronghorn track team in Edmonton

By Jensen, Randy on January 19th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns track and field team begins its 2018 season this weekend in Edmonton today and Saturday for the Golden Bear Open. The Horns team will feature 44 athletes, led by defending U Sports gold medallist Aaron Hernandez, who enters his fifth and final season as a Pronghorn. He’ll be ... Read More »

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Golden Hawks drop first two games at tournament

By Jensen, Randy on January 19th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald -st. albert The Lethbridge bantam AAA Val Matteotti Golden Hawks are 0-2 to start the John Reid Memorial Tournament. The Golden Hawks lost 3-1 Thursday morning to the Delta Wild Prep Green and were defeated 7-1 by OHA Edmonton in the evening. In their game against Prep Green, the Golden Hawks opened the ... Read More »

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Pronghorn hockey teams continue fight for Canada West playoffs

By Jensen, Randy on January 19th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team’s battle for a playoff spot continues this weekend. The Horns, 8-10-2, head to Vancouver to take on the UBC Thunderbirds (10-9-1) in Canada West play tonight and Saturday. Both teams have eight games left in the Canada West regular season. The Pronghorns are coming off ... Read More »

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Start new year with shift into high gear

By Jensen, Randy on January 18th, 2018

A ‘Free Wheelin” column from the BikeBridge Cycling Association Just like a tough uphill climb, sometimes you have to focus on the struggle one pedal crank at a time. Here in Lethbridge, it’s been a slow and steady grind but we’re finally starting to gain traction and are excited for 2018 to be the best ... Read More »

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Haynes pleased with second chance

By Jensen, Randy on January 18th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Technically, Carson Haynes was at the John Reid Memorial Hockey Tournament last year. It’s just that while his Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks teammates played in the high-profile tournament in St. Albert showcasing the top bantam talent from both sides of the border, the now second-year defenceman had ... Read More »

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Successful weekend for Lethbridge speedskatersat Alberta Long Track Championships

By Jensen, Randy on January 18th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Seventeen skaters from the Lethbridge Speed Skating Association competed at the Alberta Long Track Championships held in Calgary last weekend. More than 200 skaters from Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and Montana competed at the event. The meet was the qualifier for Alberta T2T (Training to Train) skaters to attend the Canadian Age Class ... Read More »

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Canes drop overtime decision

By Jensen, Randy on January 18th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com They pushed it to an entertaining overtime, but the Lethbridge Hurricanes’ four-game winning streak has come to an end. The Hurricanes were edged 4-3 by the Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League action Wednesday night in Kelowna. Hurricanes forward Taylor Ross continued to wield a hot hand, scoring the game-tying ... Read More »

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Midget 15s tied for first in the south

By Woodard, Dale on January 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Headwater midget AAA 15’s Hurricanes having moved back into a tie for top spot in the Alberta Minor Midge Hockey Lague South Division. The Hurricanes posted a win and a tie during league action to improve to 19-3-3 and into a tie with the Rockyview Raiders (20-3-1). In a pair of ... Read More »

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