January 18th, 2017

Local Sports

New Canes contribute

By Woodard, Dale on January 12th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The newest additions to the Lethbridge Hurricanes didn’t take long to make their mark. The Hurricanes defeated the Edmonton Oil Kings 7-4 during Western Hockey League action Wednesday night in Edmonton. And the Canes trade deadline acquisitions wasted little time jumping onto the scoresheet as Zak Zborosky scored 1:06 into the game on ... Read More »

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Basketball bounces into the New Year

By Submitted Article on January 11th, 2017

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells There’s a Golden Anniversary celebration this weekend as the LCI Green & Gold Boys Basketball Tournament makes its 50th appearance. The number makes me feel rather ancient, since I clearly recall the event’s debut. There are no Alberta Schools Athletic Association basketball rankings out yet, but ... Read More »

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LCI drops contest to visiting Mohawks

By Jensen, Randy on January 11th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Medicine Hat High Mohawks outlasted the LCI Rams 97-91 in Southern Alberta 4A Boys Basketball League action Tuesday night at LCI. Matt Manas hit for 30 points for the Mohawks, who were tied 46-46 with the Rams at the half. Darin Parker was next in line with 23 points. Rams were led by ... Read More »

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Midget Hurricanes drop road games

By Lethbridge Herald on January 10th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes lost a pair of games on the road during Alberta Midget Hockey League play on the weekend. The Canes were edged 3-2 by the Sherwood Park J.Ennis Kings Saturday and downed 5-2 by the St. Albert Tire Warehouse Raiders on Sunday. With the losses, the Hurricanes are 7-17-3 ... Read More »

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Kodiaks welcome Carey back to the bench

By Lethbridge Herald on January 10th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks soccer teams are bidding farewell to one familiar face on the bench, but bringing in another familiar face. The Kodiaks announced on Monday that Mike Racz, who has been head coach of both the men’s and women’s teams, is stepping away from the Kodiaks to focus on career commitments. ... Read More »

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Bantam Golden Hawks sweep weekend

By Lethbridge Herald on January 10th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge bantam AAA Val Matteotti Golden Hawks won on the road and at home last weekend. The Golden Hawks earned a 3-1 win over the Calgary Flames Saturday in Calgary and returned home Sunday to down the Calgary Northstars 6-1 at Nicholas Sheran Arena. The wins improve the Golden Hawks to 21-4-3, ... Read More »

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Canes GM pushes all the right buttons

By Lethbridge Herald on January 10th, 2017

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell Lethbridge Hurricanes general manager Peter Anholt’s team has been on a tear. Since trading away their best player and dismissing a couple of their top defencemen from a year ago, the Canes have lost four times in regulation since Nov. 19. From an 8-11-1-2 record, they’ve salvaged the ... Read More »

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Canes beat the deadline

By Yoos, Cam on January 10th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com With the Western Hockey League trade deadline looming today, the Lethbridge Hurricanes jumped into final-days transactions on Monday. And they didn’t go too far to do it, heading just over the B.C. border and acquiring overage forwards Matt Alfaro, Zak Zborosky and a sixth-round draft pick in the 2018 WHL ... Read More »

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Anholt praises contributions of players dealt at deadline

By Yoos, Cam on January 10th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com With the passing of the Western Hockey League trade deadline today, fans of the Lethbridge Hurricanes are no doubt intently focused on the new additions to the lineup. In a pair of deals Monday, the Hurricanes acquired overage forwards Matt Alfaro, Zak Zborosky and a sixth round draft pick in ... Read More »

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Casey Scheidegger a skip to watch after shining in Grand Slam debut

By Gregory Strong, The Canadian Press on January 9th, 2017

The Canadian Press Casey Scheidegger entered her first Grand Slam curling event as a skip with plenty of potential. She showed the stacked field at the Canadian Open that she belongs at the top level. Scheidegger beat top names like Jennifer Jones, Rachel Homan, Val Sweeting and others this past week before topping Swiss skip ... Read More »

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Copperheads topped in South clash

By Woodard, Dale on January 9th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads went 0-2 during league action last weekend. Facing their Southern Division rival, the Copperheads were edged 3-2 by the Cochrane Generals during Heritage Junior Hockey League play Saturday night at the Coaldale Sportsplex. The loss caps a winless weekend for the Copperheads following a 5-3 road loss Friday night to ... Read More »

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