January 23rd, 2018

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Canes earn invites to NHL main camps

By Woodard, Dale on September 14th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald After attending rookie camps, three members of the Lethbridge Hurricanes are off to NHL main camps beginning this weekend. After a strong showing with the Edmonton Oilers rookies at the Young Stars Classic in Penticton last week, Canes goaltender Stuart Skinner is off to the team’s main camp. Skinner, who also hails from ... Read More »

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Golf, volleyball and football share the high school sporting stage

By Woodard, Dale on September 13th, 2017

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells The Alberta Schools Athletic Association South Zone Golf Championships are scheduled to tee-off Thursday in Blairmore at the spectacularly scenic and wildly undulating Crowsnest Pass Golf & Country Club. Here’s hoping the event comes off as planned. You see, due to smoky conditions, it is plausible ... Read More »

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W.R. Myers opens with road victory

By Woodard, Dale on September 13th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Taber W.R. Myers Rebels earned a road win as the boys Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League season began Tuesday night. The Rebels headed to Coaldale to face the Kate Andrews Pride and earned a 3-1 win (25-22, 25-21, 12-25, 15-17). Leading the Rebels was Cole Layton with 12 kills, one block ... Read More »

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Canes revel in success

By Woodard, Dale on September 13th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com AC/DC sang about it and named an album after it. Now the Lethbridge Hurricanes are living it. At the club’s annual general meeting Tuesday night it was announced to the shareholders in attendance that after a successful 2016-17 Western Hockey League regular season and playoff run that ran six games ... Read More »

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Cross-country race hits close to home

By Woodard, Dale on September 12th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Fresh off his Lost Soul Ultra Marathon victory last weekend, Dave Proctor is eyeing up an even lengthier run. After setting a course record in the 100-smile race at this year’s event with a 19 hours and 27 minutes and 22 seconds, the runner from Black Diamond is gearing up ... Read More »

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Nothing wrong with a bit of nerves

By Woodard, Dale on September 12th, 2017

How do players deal with the nerves that arrive with competition? It’s a question I always hear on big-time sports media. It’s a question you hear at the start of every season, and the players always have a ready answer. They focus on their job, playing their game and taking things one shift/play/series/period/game/week/set/match/opponent at a ... Read More »

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Clippers serve up season-opening win

By Woodard, Dale on September 12th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The LCI Clippers girls volleyball team has started the season on a winning note. The Clippers hosted the Raymond Comets during the first night of Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League play Monday night at LCI, posting a 3-1 win. LCI won the first two sets 25-15 and 25-16 before the Comets took ... Read More »

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Proctor runs to course record

By Woodard, Dale on September 12th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Dave Proctor’s mode of transportation to get to this year’s Lost Soul Ultra Marathon was the same mode of transport that helped him run a record time. The runner from Black Diamond legged out a record-shattering time of 19 hours and 27 minutes and 22 seconds to take top spot ... Read More »

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Kodiaks grind out win over Rustlers

By Woodard, Dale on September 11th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Chalk up an early-season tough win for the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s soccer team. The Kodiaks edged the Lakeland College Rustlers 2-1 during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference action Sunday afternoon at the Servus Sports Centre. The win wraps up a 2-0, six-point weekend and start to the regular season for ... Read More »

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Copperheads trim training camp roster

By Woodard, Dale on September 11th, 2017

Copperheads trim training camp roster Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads Junior B hockey team wrapped up its opening weekend of tryouts. A total of 50 players suited up in the team’s three ice sessions – including five goalies – looking to catch Copperheads head coach Scott Trotter and his staff’s eyes. With the tryouts concluded, ... Read More »

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Score four for the Kodiaks

By Woodard, Dale on September 11th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethrbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s soccer team is off and running with a four-point weekend. Wrapping up their Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference season-opening and home-opening weekend, the Kodiaks blanked the Lakeland College Rustlers 3-0 Sunday afternoon at the Servus Sports Centre. After a gutsy 0-0 deadlock with the Red Deer ... Read More »

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