March 28th, 2017

Local Sports

High school basketball provincials start tonight

By Woodard, Dale on March 16th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The top 4A boys and girls basketball talent descends upon southern Alberta as the Alberta Schools Athletic Association 4A Basketball Provincial Championships hits the hardwood starting today and running until Saturday. A total of 16 boys and 16 girls teams will go for gold, including four local teams in each division On the ... Read More »

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Canes announce awards

By Woodard, Dale on March 16th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethridge Hurricanes handed out their annual team awards prior to the game against the Kootenay Ice Wednesay night at the Enmax Centre. Winning the Harry Ingarfield Memorial Award for Most Valuable Player was 20-year-old graduating forward Tyler Wong, while defenceman Calen Addison was named as the Carl Trentini Memorial Award winner for ... Read More »

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Canes throttle Ice

By Woodard, Dale on March 16th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Tyler Wong 50-goal watch remains in progress and will continue Friday night against Medicine Hat. The Hurricanes scored a convincing 8-1 win over the Kootenay Ice during Western Hockey League action Wednesday night at the Enmax Centre. But on a night where the Canes overage captain was unable to ... Read More »

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Wrestlers capture provincial banner

By Woodard, Dale on March 16th, 2017

Lethbridge Local wrestlers didn’t come home empty-handed from the high school provincial wrestling championships this past weekend in Calgary. The LCI women’s team won the 3A Women’s Championship banner, sharing the honour with Holy Trinity Academy in Okotoks. In the women’s division, LCI’s Maren Evanson won the silver medal in addition to helping the women’s ... Read More »

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Horns rugby off to nationals

By Woodard, Dale on March 16th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby sevens team is heading west this weekend. The Horns are off to Langford, B.C., for the National University Sevens Championships Friday and Saturday. The team heads into the weekend coming off a fourth-place finish at the inaugural Canada West Women’s Rugby Sevens Series. In Langford, the ... Read More »

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Zone drama sets stage for provincials

By Kuhl, Nick on March 15th, 2017

Promoters love buzz. Therefore, I’m ecstatic with the almost deafening buzz in some sections of our community heading into this week’s Alberta Schools Athletic Association 4A Provincial Basketball Championships, which will take place at nine (yes, nine) area venues, this Thursday-Saturday. Why is there so much buzz? Well, the event itself, of course. But, beyond ... Read More »

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Unfinished business

By Yoos, Cam on March 15th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Experience isn’t lacking as the Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s basketball team heads to nationals. Fresh off their Alberta College Athletic Conference gold medal win – that followed the team’s second consecutive 21-0 regular season -the Kodiaks boarded the bus Tuesday afternoon to head to Edmonton for this year’s Canadian Colleges ... Read More »

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Sport Council honours leaders

By Schnarr, J.W. on March 15th, 2017

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Sports Council honoured local greatness on Tuesday. The council announced the winners of the seventh annual Lethbridge Sport Council Achievement Awards. The awards recognize and celebrate outstanding achievements on and off the the field, show support and demonstrate respect for the game, a love of sport, respect for ... Read More »

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Kodiak men bid for CCAA title

By Yoos, Cam on March 15th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Like everybody else on the weekend, players and coaches for the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s basketball team sets their clocks an hour ahead for Daylight Savings Time. As the Kodiaks fly out to the East Coast for the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association basketball championship starting Thursday, dealing with the three-hour ... Read More »

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Cooney to take on national competition

By Jensen, Randy on March 14th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Aaron Cooney is taking his first lap around this short track. The 17-year-old speedskater with the Lethbridge Speed Skating Association will compete at the national level as Cooney heads to the Canadian Junior Open in Trois-RiviĀres, Que., Thursday to Sunday. “I haven’t done any national events for short track speedskating ... Read More »

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Golden Hawks down 0-2 in AMBHL final

By Woodard, Dale on March 13th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Val Matteotti bantam AAA Golden Hawks are going to have to play a little comeback hockey in their Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League championship final series. The Golden Hawks were edged 2-1 by the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers during Game 2 of the team’s best-of-five league final Sunday afternoon. The loss puts ... Read More »

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