August 18th, 2017

Local Sports

Junior Bulls get on the sticks with big win

By Woodard, Dale on August 4th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Junior Bulls bats got off to a big start to kick off the Junior Little League Canadian Championship Thursday night at Spitz Stadium. The Bulls put up a 10-run second inning on their way to a 15-3 win over Coquitlam Little League/Fraser Valley B.C. to start the week at 1-0. The ... Read More »

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Southwest topped by Quebec

By Woodard, Dale on August 4th, 2017

RYAN MCCRACKEN rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com Quebec representative Mirabel Diamond Academy drew first blood at the Canadian Little League Championship with a tense 4-2 win over Alberta’s Lethbridge Southwest on Thursday morning at Lovell McDonnell Field. Diamond stranded a whopping 13 base runners over six innings, but four runs was all they would need to jump into the ... Read More »

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Canada faces Sweden today

By Woodard, Dale on August 4th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald Canada’s National Junior Team hopefuls – including Lethbridge Hurricanes goaltender Stuart Skinner – continue their 2018 World Junior Summer Showcase today in Plymouth, MI. The Canadians are in action today at 11 a.m. as they take on Team Sweden. The game will be televised on TSN. Team Canada is coming off a 6-5 ... Read More »

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Mavs pull even with Bulls

By Yoos, Cam on August 3rd, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com With a couple timely swings of the bat, the Medicine Hat Mavericks have pulled even in their Western Major Baseball League series with the Lethbridge Bulls. The Mavericks defeated the Bulls 6-3 in Game 2 of the teams’ best-of-five opening round series Wednesday evening at Spitz Stadium. Games 3 and ... Read More »

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Watching PGA pros perfect their craft

By Kuhl, Nick on August 2nd, 2017

By Brian Hancock Lethbridge Herald publisher I had the opportunity to attend the RBC Canadian Open this past Friday, and before I go any further I owe some apologies. To my wife and my weekend golfing buddies Stan Maier and Darcy Fritz – when I tell you I’m golfing on the weekend I’m lying. After ... Read More »

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Bulls win series opener, beat Mavs in extra innings

By Yoos, Cam on August 2nd, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Bulls have drawn first blood in the first round of the team’s Western Major Baseball League series with the Medicine Hat Mavericks. In a classic pitchers duel, the Bulls and Mavericks pushed it to extra innings before Lethbridge’s Jesse Hilyard struck for the walk-off winning hit that scored ... Read More »

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Mounties start with a win

By Woodard, Dale on August 1st, 2017

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Mounties 12U baseball team started their American Amateur Baseball Congress World Series tournament on a winning note. Taking part in the event taking place in Shelton, Washington, the Mounties downed Washington-based Jacoby Ellsbury 9-8 Monday and were playing Michigan that night. In the win, J.T. Toker went 3-for-3. Nate Wright, Roan Crowe ... Read More »

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Dealing with dads

By Purcell, Dylan on August 1st, 2017

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell Anybody else starting to worry about some of these high-profile sports dads? We all act like Earl Woods was a good dad because his kid won a bunch of golf tournaments but I think now we see there might have been some blowback on just how well adjusted ... Read More »

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It’s time for Season 2

By Woodard, Dale on August 1st, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s time for the Western Major Baseball League’s second season and fittingly, two rivals down Highway 3 will square off in the first round. After finishing the regular season with identical 27-21 records, the Lethbridge Bulls and Medicine Hat Mavericks take the field at Spitz Stadium at 7:05 p.m. tonight ... Read More »

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Callies run past LFC

By Woodard, Dale on July 31st, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The chances have been plentiful for the Lethbridge Football Club. However, putting a little finish on those chances has been the issue for the LFC as the team wrapped up an 0-2 Alberta Major Soccer League weekend with a 5-1 loss to the Calgary Callies Sunday afternoon at the Servus ... Read More »

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LFC women show potential with shutout win over Callies

By Woodard, Dale on July 31st, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Football Club women’s soccer team have shown their true colours. As they battled it out against the Calgary Callies under a blazing sun Sunday afternoon at the Servus Sports Centre, it was a sight to behold for LFC head coach Kayla Wurzer as her team turned in a ... Read More »

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