February 21st, 2017

Local Sports

Canes rebound against the Ice

By Woodard, Dale on February 13th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A couple players had strong outings against their former teams as the Lethbridge Hurricanes faced the Kootenay Ice Sunday afternoon. But on the scoreboard, it was the Canes who prevailed with a 6-4 win over the Ice during Western Hockey League action in Cranbrook to improve to 34-16-4-3. Former Ice ... Read More »

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Comet girls win Panda Classic

By Woodard, Dale on February 13th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Raymond Comets girls basketball team has captured this year’s Magrath Panda Classic Tournament. The Comets downed the Medicine Hat McCoy Colts 85-45 in the gold medal game Saturday night. Leading the Comets was Dez Jensen with 22 points. Megan Snow and Lyvia Jensen added 13 and 12 points, respectively, for Raymond. Katelyn ... Read More »

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Kodiak men’s basketball team swept by Rattlers

By Woodard, Dale on February 13th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s basketball team have slipped out of the tie for top spot in the South Division. The Kodiaks were downed 68-56 by the Medicine Hat Rattlers during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play Saturday night in Medicine Hat. The loss caps off an 0-2 weekend against the Rattlers – who ... Read More »

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Setoguchi waived by the Kings

By Woodard, Dale on February 13th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Los Angeles Kings have placed Taber’s Devin Setoguchi on waivers. Setoguchi, 30, made the Kings roster in October. In 45 games this season, he had four goals and 12 points with a minus-five rating. His last goal came against the Nashville Predators on Dec. 22. He was a healthy scratch in the ... Read More »

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Kodiaks playoff push falls short

By Woodard, Dale on February 13th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com They battled into the second-last week of the season to remain in contention, but the Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s volleyball team has been pushed out of the playoff picture. The Kodiaks were defeated 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-19) by the Ambrose Lions during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play Saturday night at ... Read More »

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Copperheads off to South semifinal

By Woodard, Dale on February 13th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads are off to the Heritage Junior Hockey League South Division semifinals. The Copperheads handed the Medicine Hat Cubs at 9-1 setback during Game 2 of the team’s best-of-three qualifying round series for a 2-0 series sweep following a 6-2 win Thursday night in Medicine Hat. With the win, the Copperheads ... Read More »

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Horns men fall short in playoff bid

By Woodard, Dale on February 12th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team’s bid for their first Canada West post season berth since 2012 has fallen short. The Pronghorns battled the Saskatchewan Huskies close during Canada West action Saturday night at Nicholas Sheran Arena, but fell 5-4 to wrap up the regular season at 11-14-3. ... Read More »

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Kodiaks women’s volleyball team swept by Lions

By Woodard, Dale on February 12th, 2017

Lethbridge The Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s volleyball team were downed 2-0 in a weekend series with the Ambrose Lions. The Lions downed the Kodiaks 3-0 (25-17, 25-17, 25-19) Saturday night at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium to earn the sweep following a 3-1 win Friday night. The losses drop the Kodiaks to 6-16 as they head ... Read More »

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Lethbridge Red downs Lethbridge White in all-local final

By Woodard, Dale on February 12th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Atom Tier 1 Tournament championship final last weekend at the ATB Centre was an all-Lethbridge affair. And at the final buzzer it was the host Lethbridge Hurricanes Red who took home this year’s tournament title with a 4-3 win over Lethbridge Hurricanes White. The Lethbridge Red started the tournament with a 3-1 ... Read More »

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Horns women still in playoff fight

By Woodard, Dale on February 11th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team head into the final weekend of the Canada West season still in the chase for a playoff berth. The Horns wrap up their regulars season as they head to Edmonton to face the Alberta Pandas in Canada West play today and Sunday. Lethbridge (5-13) comes ... Read More »

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Canes keep on rolling

By Woodard, Dale on February 11th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A third-period pushback and a timely power-play goal helped improve the Lethbridge Hurricanes win streak to nine games. The Hurricanes downed the Prince Albert Raiders 4-2 during Western Hockey League action Friday night at the Enmax Centre. On a night when the Canes honoured captain Tyler Wong for his 300th ... Read More »

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