March 28th, 2017

Local Sports

Horns throw and leap to gold

By Woodard, Dale on March 13th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorn track and field team finished the U SPORTS Championships in Edmonton with a pair of top-podium finishes. Capping off the indoor season, Peter Millman and Aaron Hernandez each turned in gold medal performances last weekend. Competing in his final university event, fifth-year Pronghorn Millman won his third consecutive ... Read More »

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Top seeds prevail at1A/2A South Zones

By Woodard, Dale on March 13th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lundbreck Livingstone Sabres completed the sweep for the top-seeded teams earning this year’s championship banners at the 1A/2A South Zone Basketball Championships Saturday night at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium at Lethbridge College. Sabres downed the second-ranked Senator Gershaw Gators 72-37 in the final draw Saturday night. Livingstone’s gold medal ... Read More »

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Copperheads eliminated by Generals

By Woodard, Dale on March 13th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Coaldale Copperheads playoff run has come to an end. The Copperheads were defeated 7-5 by the Cochrane Generals during Game 6 of the teams’ best-of-seven Heritage Junior Hockey League South Division final series Saturday night at the Coaldale Sportsplex. The result gives the Generals a 4-2 series win and ... Read More »

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Millman and Hernandez strike gold in Edmonton

By Woodard, Dale on March 12th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald University of Lethbridge Pronghorn track and field athletes Peter Millman and Aaron Hernandez wrapped up their indoor seasons with a view from atop the podium. Competing in his final university event, Millman won his third consecutive national gold medal in the shot put with a furthest toss of 17.25 metres Saturday at the ... Read More »

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Hitmen sweep the Hurricanes

By Woodard, Dale on March 12th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes have lost a home-and-home series with the Calgary Hitmen. The Hurricanes were topped 5-2 by the Hitmen during Western Hockey League action Saturday night at the Enmax Centre. The loss, which puts the Canes at 41-19-7-1, comes after a 4-3 loss to the Hitmen Friday night in ... Read More »

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Zeniths win South title

By Woodard, Dale on March 12th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Magrath Zeniths basketball team will fly the 2017 South Zone banner. The fourth-ranked Zeniths downed the second-ranked Raymond Comets 96-88 during the Southern Alberta High School Basketball League 4A South Zone gold medal game Saturday night at the 1st Choice Savings Centre in front of an announced crowd of ... Read More »

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Weninger wins Student-Athlete Community Service Award

By Woodard, Dale on March 11th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald A product of Lethbridge has earned a Canada West honour. Sarah Weninger of the Mount Royal University Cougars women’s hockey team was named as the Student-Athlete Community Service Award winner for Canada West earlier this month. The fifth-year forward now moves forward as the conference nominee for the Marion Hilliard Award as the ... Read More »

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4A boys, girls championship, consolation finals set for tonight

By Woodard, Dale on March 11th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The consolation finals at the Southern Alberta High School Basketball League 4A South Zone boys and girls playdowns are set. On Friday night, the Medicine Hat Mohawks defeated the Catholic Central Cougars 96-91 to earn a spot in the third-place game today at 4 p.m. at the 1st Choice Savings Centre. They will ... Read More »

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1A girls final set

By Woodard, Dale on March 10th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The first finalists for the 1A girls has been determined as the fourth day of the 1A/2A South Zone Basketball playdowns at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium at Lethbridge College wrapped up Thursday. In the first draw of the day, second-ranked Milk Rivers Erle Rivers edged third-ranked Foremost 73-71 to advance to the gold ... Read More »

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Kelly backstops Copperheadsto victory

By Woodard, Dale on March 10th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Coaldale Copperheads goaltender Dillan Kelly kicked out 51 shots as Coaldale has pulled even with the Cochrane Generals in the Heritage Junior Hockey League South Division finals. Kelly stopped 51 of 53 shots, including 27 in the third period as the Copperheads edged the Generals 3-2 Wednesday night at the ... Read More »

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Midget Canes start with a win

By Woodard, Dale on March 10th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Headwater minor midget AAA Hurricanes started their playoff run on a winning note Thursday. The Hurricanes doubled the CNHA Blazers 6-3 during Alberta Minor Midget AAA Hockey League Sutter South Cup action in Calgary. The Canes are back in action today when they take on the CBHA Rangers at 11 a.m. ... Read More »

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