September 23rd, 2017

Local Sports

Pronghorns edged by the Cougars

By Woodard, Dale on September 10th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team started their season-opening road swing with a close loss. The Horns headed up to Calgary to begin their Canada West season against the Mount Royal University Cougars, coming up short in a 2-1 setback. Still, one game into a 14-game regular season, ... Read More »

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Canes dial it up a notch

By Woodard, Dale on September 9th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The compete level for the Lethbridge Hurricanes kicked up a notch and they have their first preseason win to show for it. Tanner Nagel scored twice and added an assist as the Hurricanes doubled up the Swift Current Broncos 6-3 during Western Hockey League exhibition action Friday night at the ... Read More »

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LRC bringing it home today

By Woodard, Dale on September 9th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com For the past few seasons, a trip to the playoffs has been a hit-and-miss affair for the Lethbridge Rugby Club. This year, not only is it a hit, it’s the men’s Division II team’s first home playoff game in five years to boot. That’ll take place this afternoon as the ... Read More »

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Alberta Bred Stakes highlight RMTC weekend

By Woodard, Dale on September 9th, 2017

There is a buzz around the Rocky Mountain Turf Club this week as one of the most highly anticipated weekends is upon us. That of course, is the Alberta Bred Stakes Race weekend. The action kicks off today with seven Alberta Bred Stakes races out of nine live races on the card. The initial tilt ... Read More »

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Coaching seminar coming Sept. 25

By Woodard, Dale on September 9th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Alberta Sport Development Centre Southwest (ASDC SW) and Lethbridge Sport Council are celebrating National Coaches Week – running Sept. 23-30 – with a free event open to the public. On Sept. 25, Lethbridge Hurricanes general manager Peter Anholt, Les McTavish of the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball, rugby Olympic medalist and current University ... Read More »

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Bulldogs grind out the win

By Woodard, Dale on September 9th, 2017

Bulldogs grind out the win Lethbridge Herald Locked in a defensive showdown, the Winston Churchill Bulldogs got some offence just when they needed it. And it was the defence that made it happen. The Bulldogs blanked the Chinook Coyotes 16-0 during Southern Alberta High School Football League interlocking play Friday night at the University of ... Read More »

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Versteeg ready for return to Calgary

By Lethbridge Herald on September 8th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Kris Versteeg is headed back to the C of Red for another winter. After continuing his NHL career down the road from his Lethbridge home stomping grounds, the 31-year-old forward is gearing up for season number two in Calgary with the Flames with training camp just around the corner. “I’m ... Read More »

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Canes send four to NHL camps

By Lethbridge Herald on September 8th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald As they continue their exhibition season, four members of the Lethbridge Hurricanes are off the NHL camps. The Canes look for their first preseason win as they host the Swift Current Broncos tonight at 7 p.m. at the Enmax Centre. However, four players are headed to NHL camps as forwards Giorgio Estephan and Jordy ... Read More »

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Dinos get past the Pronghorns

By Lethbridge Herald on September 8th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A little bit of fatigue caught up with the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s soccer team. As they hosted their Canada West regular season home opener Thursday night against the Calgary Dinos, the Pronghorns were unable to turn that into a win, falling 3-1 at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. The ... Read More »

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Kodiaks soccer teams kicking off home openers this weekend

By Lethbridge Herald on September 8th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Sean Carey is ready to assume double duty. With another Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference soccer season ready to hit the pitch, the Lethbridge College Kodiaks kick things off this weekend with a pair of home games. As the Red Deer College Kings and Queens come callling to the Servus Sports ... Read More »

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Oh What A Rush! High school sports hits ground running

By Lethbridge Herald on September 7th, 2017

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells Classes have just beckoned kids back to their studies, but the local 2017-18 non-conference high school athletic football campaign has already begun. It picks up speed this week. Meanwhile, the Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League will already have played regular-season matches before this column appears ... Read More »

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