September 23rd, 2017

Local Sports

Gruber played integral role in baseball memories

By Yoos, Cam on March 29th, 2017

A column by the Herald’s Cameron Yoos With their memorable television ad in 1998, Nike and Major League Baseball acknowledged the obvious – chicks dig the long ball. Seven years prior, I could have told you they weren’t the only ones. A transplanted farm kid stuffed into an ill-fitting city life could dig ’em, too. ... Read More »

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Canes look to take series lead

By Jensen, Randy on March 29th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Now it’s a best-of-five series between the Lethbridge Hurricanes and the Red Deer Rebels. Fresh off a 1-1 split with the Rebels to kick off their opening-round Western Hockey League series, the Canes take it north looking to regain the advantage in the series when Games 3 and 4 take ... Read More »

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Kodiaks celebrate team effort

By Schnarr, J.W. on March 29th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Lethbridge College celebrated on Tuesday an undefeated season and national championship by the women’s basketball team. A large crowd greeted the team in Centre Core for the rally to celebrate the Kodiaks’ fourth national championship. Coach Brad Karren said while the players and staff may be celebrating right now, he ... Read More »

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Transition time on the high school sports scene

By Student on March 29th, 2017

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells Your correspondent is still trying to recover from the end of the 2016-17 high school basketball season. I’m the Southern Alberta Interscholastic Administrative Council’s activities co-ordinator. Hoops are the last sport SAIAC runs every school year. Beyond question the recent SAIAC basketball post-season, from 4A Zones, ... Read More »

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Bumblebee FC win gold, silver at provincials

By Jensen, Randy on March 29th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge Bumblebee FC men’s and women’s soccer teams captured gold and silver medals respectively as they competed in Tier 2 provincial soccer championships last weekend. In total, local teams captured four medals. The Bumblebee men began the tournament with a thrilling 3-2 win over Calgary CJSC Azzuri, who were 18-0 going into the ... Read More »

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Analyzing the man who was Stan

By Jensen, Randy on March 28th, 2017

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell On Sunday evening at the Enmax Centre, one full moment before a beautiful rendition of “O, Canada” by Charles Sciortino, the building went silent. It was a moment the Lethbridge Hurricanes asked for, one well deserved in memory of Stan Bodiou. This isn’t a column about Stan. I’m ... Read More »

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EF Ice win provincial gold

By Jensen, Randy on March 28th, 2017

Photo submitted The Lethbridge EF Ice ladies soccer team won the Alberta Soccer Association Senior Tier 2 Women’s Provincials gold medal at the Servus Sports Centre Sunday afternoon. In the gold medal game featuring two local teams, Lethbridge blanked the Lethbridge Bumblebees 2-0. The Ice beat the Calgary Bandidas 4-3 and Edmonton’s Wind United in ... Read More »

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gunners earn provincial bronze

By Jensen, Randy on March 28th, 2017

Photo submitted The Lethbridge Physiotherapy Gunners men’s soccer team won the bronze medal at the Senior Men’s Provincial Championships in Calgary in the Masters (over 35) Premier division last weekend. Gunners defeated the Calgary Scimitar Eagles 6-1 in the bronze medal game. In their first game, Gunners lost 4-1 to the eventual gold medallist Edmonton ... Read More »

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Lethbridge speed skaters wrap up season at national competitions

By Woodard, Dale on March 27th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald Five speed skaters from the Lethbridge Speed Skating Association wrapped up their season last weekend at three national level events across the country. LSSA member Aaron Cooney headed east to Trois-RiviĀres, QC, where he skated at the >short track Canadian Junior Open Selections. Competing in the 500m, 1,000m and 1,500m events, Cooney moved ... Read More »

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Minor Midget Canes repeat as provincial champs

By Woodard, Dale on March 27th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald For the second straight season, the Lethbridge Headwater minor midget AAA Hurricanes will fly the provincial banner. The Hurricanes blanked the Calgary Canucks 7-0 during the gold medal game of the Alberta Minor Midget AAA Provincial Championship Sunday afternoon in Grande Prairie. The win caps off a perfect 7-0 provincial run for the ... Read More »

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Canes even series

By Woodard, Dale on March 27th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com From Russia, with goals. The Lethbridge Hurricanes will head north with a 1-1 split following a 5-2 win over the Red Deer Rebels during Game 2 of the teams’ opening round Western Hockey League series Sunday night at the Enmax Centre. Needing a win to avoid heading to Red Deer ... Read More »

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