January 18th, 2017

Local Sports

Kodiaks swept by SAIT

By Woodard, Dale on January 9th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s and women’s volleyball teams each went 0-2 to kick off the second half of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference season. After losing in five sets to the SAIT Trojans Friday night in Calgary, the Kodiaks men battled the Trojans to another five-set tilt in the rematch Saturday night ... Read More »

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Horns earn sweep

By Woodard, Dale on January 8th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com They had to dig themselves out of an early hole, but the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team have secured a 2-0 weekend. The Pronghorns defeated the UNBC Timberwolves 73-69 during Canada West action Saturday night at the 1st Choice Savings Centre to not only score the weekend sweep, ... Read More »

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Unlucky 13 for the Leafs

By Woodard, Dale on January 8th, 2017

THE CANADIAN PRESS – TORONTO Brendan Shanahan was still a few months from being hired as team president the last time the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Montreal Canadiens. The Leafs losing streak against the Habs hit 13 games (0-9-4) at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday night, lingering now for almost three years following ... Read More »

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Kodiaks topped by SAIT

By Woodard, Dale on January 8th, 2017

Lethbridge The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s and women’s volleyball teams were held winless during the weekend at the hands of the SAIT Trojans. In the rematch during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play Saturday night at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium, the Kodiaks women were swept 3-0 by the Trojans, while the Kodiak men went the distance ... Read More »

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Kodiaks men’s basketball team keeping busy during ACAC break

By Woodard, Dale on January 8th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s basketball team is keeping busy until the resume their Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference schedule. The Kodiaks headed to Edmonton for some exhibition on Friday, earning a 78-61 win over the NAIT Ooks. A solid start to Friday’s game allowed the Kodiaks starters to take a ... Read More »

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Canes top Rebels

By Woodard, Dale on January 8th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes earned their second home ice win in as many nights. The Hurricanes downed the Red Deer Rebels during Western Hockey League action Saturday night at the Enmax Centre as goaltender Stuart Skinner earned his 20th win of the season, stopping 44 of 45 shots. The win comes one day after ... Read More »

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Gold medal game an ‘instant classic’

By Woodard, Dale on January 7th, 2017

Critics said this Canadian team didn’t have character. They said the atmosphere in Montreal was sub-par. Both statements were probably true. Until the second period of Wednesday’s Canada-Sweden semifinal. That’s when the team showed its identity, the crowd grew and woke up, and it started to feel like the tournament was going to get a ... Read More »

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Kodiaks volleyball teams swept by Trojans

By Woodard, Dale on January 7th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s volleyball team started the second half of their season with a five-set loss. The Kodiaks went the distance, but were edged 3-2 by the SAIT Trojans during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play Friday night in Calgary. With the loss, the Kodiaks are 4-9 on the season, while the ... Read More »

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Copperheads clashing with the Generals tonight

By Woodard, Dale on January 7th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads first home game of 2017 is against rival and possibly a playoff preview. The Coppperheads host the Cochrane Generals during Heritage Junior Hockey League action tonight at 8:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Sportsplex. Coaldale – who were in Mountainview Friday night to take on the Colts and were 20-7-1 heading ... Read More »

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Horns basketball teams open second half with sweep of UNBC Timberwolves

By Jensen, Randy on January 7th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD An impressive offensive display helped the University of Lethbridge Pronghorn women kick off the second half of their Canada West basketball season on a winning note with an 89-70 victory over the University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves Friday night at the 1st Choice Savings Centre. “It was our greatest offensive output in ... Read More »

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Babenko’s five points leads Canes to win

By Woodard, Dale on January 7th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com In what resembled a track meet at times, the Lethbridge Hurricanes managed to leg their way back into the win column. The Hurricanes downed the Edmonton Oil Kings 7-4 in Western Hockey League action Friday night at the Enmax Centre. After swapping goals in the first period and into the ... Read More »

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