January 23rd, 2018

Local Sports

Lightning strike for high-scoring win

By Woodard, Dale on January 17th, 2018

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Lightning followed up a shutout with a high-scoring win during Ranchland Hockey League action last weekend. The Lighting were blanked 4-0 by the Nanton Palominos Friday night in Nanton, but ended the weekend on a winning note with a 15-1 win over Piikani Regulators Saturday night in Lethbridge. With the 1-1 weekend, ... Read More »

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Strong second half carries Cardston over LCI

By Woodard, Dale on January 17th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com At first, the shots weren’t falling for the Cardston Cougars. But as they battled the LCI Rams in Southern Alberta High School 4A Boys Basketball League play Tuesday night at LCI, those fortunes around the bucket changed for Cardston on their way to a 73-64 win. After putting up nine ... Read More »

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Canes top Blazers

By Woodard, Dale on January 17th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A busy night in goal wasn’t enough to faze Logan Flodell. For that, the Lethbridge Hurricanes have won their fourth game in a row and began their five-game road trip through B.C. on a winning note following a 4-2 win over the Kamloops Blazers in Western Hockey League action Tuesday ... Read More »

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Overwater gets AOW honour

By Woodard, Dale on January 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald A record-breaking game has landed Zac Overwater the Two Guys and a Pizza Place Pronghorn Male Athlete of the Week honour. Following a 49-point night in the Horns 106-101 overtime win over the UBC Thunderbirds Saturday night at the 1st Choice Savings Centre, the fourth-year member of the Pronghorns basketball was a slam ... Read More »

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Pride girls top the Cobras

By Woodard, Dale on January 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Kate Andrews Pride earned a home win in Deep South Basketball Conference play Tuesday. Victoria Reed led the Pride with 22 points and teammate Raegan Abrey added 19 as the Pride downed the Claresholm Willow Creek Cobras 71-48. Kelby Hart led the Cobras with 19 points and Katie Hart chipped in ... Read More »

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Golden Hawks off to John Reid Memorial Tournament

By Woodard, Dale on January 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald As they get ready for the John Reid Memorial Tournament this weekend in St. Albert, the Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks earned a decisive league win last weekend. The Golden Hawks downed the Medicine Hat Southeast Tigers 8-1 in Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League play Sunday at Nicholas Sheran Arena to ... Read More »

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Basketball season nears the midway mark

By Jensen, Randy on January 17th, 2018

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ by Dave Wells There are a raft of high school basketball league games this week, before a break next week for exams. Additional Alberta Schools Athletic Association sports are revving into high gear. – – Thanks very much to Taber St. Mary’s athletic director A.J. Bergen-Henengouwen and Immanuel Christian AD ... 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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LFC U10 girls take top spot at Okotoks tournament

By Woodard, Dale on January 17th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Football Club U10 girls soccer team was as good as gold in tournament action last weekend. The LFC were in Okotoks for the U10 Tier C division in the Okotoks Anthem United Communities Cup, taking first place thanks to a 5-3 win over the Coaldale Tempests in the final. Lethbridge kicked ... Read More »

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Scheidegger sisters have paid their dues

By Woodard, Dale on January 16th, 2018

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell I hooted, pumped my fist and as the aftermath of Team Scheidegger’s Jiffy Lube Alberta Scotties win played out on my iPad, I started to get a little teary. Then, I got a lot teary. I’ve known Casey and Jessie Scheidegger for awhile. As Junior curlers, juvenile curlers ... Read More »

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Midget Canes settle for split

By Woodard, Dale on January 16th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com After a big win to start the weekend, a 2-0 showing wasn’t to be for the Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes. The Canes were downed 4-1 by the Calgary Northstars during Alberta Midget Hockey League play Sunday afternoon at Nicholas Sheran. That loss ended the weekend on a low note after ... Read More »

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