November 19th, 2017

Local Sports

Copperheads split two

By Yoos, Cam on November 7th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads managed a roller-coaster scenario over two games in Heritage Junior Hockey League play last weekend. The Copperheads defeated the defending HJHL champion Red Deer Vipers 4-3 in a shootout Saturday night at the Coaldale Sportsplex, but wrapped up the weekend with a tough road loss, losing 5-0 to the Cochrane ... Read More »

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AAA Canes extend unbeaten streak

By Jensen, Randy on November 7th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes not only maintained their winning ways, they only surrendered one goal on their weekend road trip. On a swing through the north, the Canes blanked the Sherwood Park J. Ennis Kings 4-0 Saturday and then headed to Grande Prairie Sunday, where they topped the Grande Peace Ernies Sports ... Read More »

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AAA 15 Canes move to 9-2-0

By Jensen, Randy on November 7th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Headwater midget AAA 15 Hurricanes moved back into first place in the Alberta Minor Midget Hockey League’s South Division last weekend. The Canes regained top spot thanks to a 6-1 win over the Calgary NWCAA Stampeders Saturday at Nicholas Sheran Arena to improve to 9-2-0, one point up on the Rockyview ... Read More »

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Gee-Gees as good as gold

By Woodard, Dale on November 6th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com After a five-year hike the Ottawa Gee-Gees reached the pinnacle Sunday afternoon. The women’s rugby team defeated the University of Laval Rouge Et Or 20-10 in the gold medal game of the U-Sports National Rugby Championship at the University of Lethbridge Stadium to earn this year’s championship title, the first ... Read More »

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Coyotes and Rams win JV volleyball titles

By Woodard, Dale on November 6th, 2017

Lethbridge The Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League Playoff Championship Tournament hit the court Friday and Saturday. In the junior varsity girls tournament at the Catholic Central West campus, the Chinook Coyotes won the gold medal, while in the JV boys playdowns in Cardston, the LCI Rams emerged this year’s winners. In the girls final, ... Read More »

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Fun, but frosty, homecoming for Buchanan

By Woodard, Dale on November 6th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It was nice for Meghan Buchanan to come home. She may have spent the better part of the weekend apologizing to her St. Francis Xavier University X-Women rugby teammates about the freakish winter weather that decided to grip southern Alberta just in time for the U-Sports National Rugby Championship, but ... Read More »

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A learning experience

By Woodard, Dale on November 6th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The ball has been passed with the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team. Wrapping up the weekend as the U-Sports National Rugby Championship hosts at the University of Lethbridge Stadium, the Horns were defeated 34-12 by the University of Guelph Gryphons Sunday afternoon, finishing the national tournament at 0-2. ... Read More »

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U-Sports rugby medal games set

By Woodard, Dale on November 5th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns will play their final game at the U-Sports National Rugby Championship today. Meanwhile, the gold and bronze medal games are also solidified as the weather-delayed nationals heads into the final day of action today at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. After heavy snowfall postponed Friday’s games to Saturday, ... Read More »

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Cobras strike in the south

By Woodard, Dale on November 5th, 2017

Claresholm The Claresholm Willow Creek Cobras have captured the South Zone Tier IV banner. In a clash of the Tier IV titans in wintery conditions Saturday night, the Cobras downed the Taber W.R. Myers Rebels 27-13 to win the South. Both teams advance to provincials. The Rebels are in Calgary this weekend of face Rundle ... Read More »

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Canes skid continues

By Woodard, Dale on November 5th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes losing skid has hit four games. The Canes were doubled up 6-3 by the Calgary Hitmen during Western Hockey League play Saturday night at the Saddledome in Calgary. The loss is the Hurricanes second in as many days to the Hitmen following another 6-3 loss Friday night ... Read More »

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Kodiaks perfect on the road

By Woodard, Dale on November 5th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s and women’s volleyball teams each served up a sweep this weekend. The Kodiaks headed to Olds to face the Broncos during Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference action. On Saturday, the Kodiaks women’s team blanked the Broncos 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-23) to complete a 2-0 weekend following a 4-1 win ... Read More »

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