January 18th, 2017

Local Sports

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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Horns host the Timberwolves

By Woodard, Dale on January 6th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s and women’s basketball teams return to Canada West action tonight. The Horns kick off their second half of their season when they host the UNBC Timberwolves at the 1st Choice Savings Centre. The women’s game is at 6 p.m. with the men to follow at 8 p.m. ... Read More »

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Horns hockey opens against Dinos tonight

By Woodard, Dale on January 6th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns drop the puck on the second half of their Canada West season with a home-and-home series. It starts tonight as the Horns women (2-11-1-2) host the Calgary Dinos (0-12-1-3) at 7 p.m. at Nicholas Sheran Arena, while the Pronghorns men (8-5-3) head to Calgary to clash with the ... Read More »

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Hurricanes home for a pair

By Woodard, Dale on January 6th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes will go for their first win of 2017 tonight. The Hurricanes will play their first home game of the New Year when they host the Edmonton Oil Kings during Western Hockey League action tonight at 7 at the Enmax Centre. The Canes skate into tonight’s game fresh off an 0-2 ... Read More »

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Kodiaks back in action this weekend

By Woodard, Dale on January 6th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s and women’s volleyball teams head into the second half of their seasons this weekend with an eye on a post-season berth. Both Kodiaks teams will begin that push on the road as they head to Calgary tonight to face the SAIT Trojans to begin the 2017 portion of ... Read More »

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LFC teams kick up medals

By Woodard, Dale on January 5th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge LFC 05 Arsenal boys soccer team struck gold at the Winter Classic Tournament in Calgary last weekend. The Arsenal defeated MSB Chelsea United 8-2 to take top spot in the U12 Tier II division. The Arsenal weren’t the only locals to bring home a medal as the Lethbridge U14 Chargers girls ... Read More »

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Warriors top the Canes

By Woodard, Dale on January 5th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes went 0-2 on their Saskatchewan road swing to kick off 2017. The Canes were defeated 4-1 by the Moose Jaw Warriors during Western Hockey League action Wednesday night in Moose Jaw as Jayden Halbgewachs upped his goal total to 34 on the season with a hat trick. Former Hurricanes leading ... Read More »

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Wong earns WHL honours

By Woodard, Dale on January 5th, 2017

Wong earns WHL honours Lethbridge Tyler Wong’s last month in 2016 didn’t go unnoticed by the Western Hockey League. The Hurricanes leading scorer was named the WHL Player of the Month for December on Tuesday. The 20-year-old product of Cochrane posted 25 points (eight goals and 17 assists) in 12 games to help the Hurricanes ... Read More »

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A great day at the rink

By Woodard, Dale on January 5th, 2017

That was some fine hockey. The Russians looked good. But the Americans were better, thanks to a 4-3 seven-round shootout win. The Swedes looked good, too, but on Wednesday night Canada was better, earning a gutsy 5-2 win. A pair of great semifinals at the 2017 World Junior Championship in Montreal have now setup what ... Read More »

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WJC contest caps perfect day

By Villeneuve, Melissa on January 4th, 2017

City Editor Nick Kuhl is attending the IIHF world junior hockey championship in Montreal. It was nearing sundown in cottage country, at the end of my vacation within a vacation. I was tying my nephew’s skates for one last tour on an outdoor homemade rink at Lac du Nord, about 75 minutes north of the ... Read More »

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High school sports prepping for return

By Submitted Article on January 4th, 2017

Academic and athletic high school action is set to return in full force next week, so I’ll take an opportunity to touch on a few varied topics this time around. – – The first official Alberta Schools Athletic Association basketball rankings will be out soon. Therefore (hint, hint) hopefully all schools who wish to be ... Read More »

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