July 20th, 2017

Local Sports

The time is now for Ethan

By Woodard, Dale on July 3rd, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com For Ethan Perry, this is ideally just the beginning. As the Football Canada Western U16 Challenge kicked off Day 1 of what will be a week-long stay Sunday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium, the running back from Claresholm helped Team Alberta get off to a 1-0 start to ... Read More »

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Canadian women’s football team takes world silver

By Woodard, Dale on July 3rd, 2017

Women’s football team takes world silver Lethbridge Herald Football Canada’s women’s national team has earned the silver medal on their home soil. Team Canada – which featured the Lethbridge trio of Becky Heninger, Wendy Iwaasa and Carly Dyck – was defeated 41-16 by Team USA Saturday at the IFAF Women’s World Championship in Langley, BC. ... Read More »

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Elks forced to forfeit game

By Woodard, Dale on July 2nd, 2017

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Elks had to end their final game a bit early at the Cowboy Classic Saturday in Twin Falls, Idaho. The Elks lost 4-2 to Twin Falls Saturday with the game ending in the sixth inning on a Lethbridge forfeit due to the Elks having no eligile players after a collision resulted in ... Read More »

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Bulls put up Canada day sweep

By Woodard, Dale on July 2nd, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The long ball, a whole lot of runs and a walkoff win gave fans of the Lethbridge Bulls plenty of bang for their buck during the annual Canada Day double-header Saturday at Spitz Stadium. Under some toasty conditions, the Bulls downed the Yorkton Cardinals 12-11 in the first game thanks ... Read More »

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Riding for the hat trick

By Woodard, Dale on July 2nd, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Jeff Heggie is going for the hat trick. As the rodeo calendar flips from June into July, the Cardston cowboy has his eye on not one, but three rodeo finals at the year’s end. “We got to three of these amateur associations,” said Heggie. “The Chinook, the Foothills Cowboys Association ... Read More »

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Locals named to Indigenous Games

By Woodard, Dale on June 30th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald A host of coaches and athletes from Lethbridge are heading to the The North American Indigenous Games next month. Seventy-nine participants from across southern Alberta were named to the games, 15 of which are from Lethbridge who will travel to Toronto to take part in the games from July 16-23. Eleven of those ... Read More »

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Final weekend at RMTC highlights some shining stars

By Woodard, Dale on June 30th, 2017

Rocky Mountain Turf Club Never ever let someone tell you that experience doesn’t matter. Looking at the leading trainer and leading rider stats at RMTC, one can clearly see that it makes a huge impact on an outcome. William Leech, who had been training horses for 40 years is a runaway in the leading trainer ... Read More »

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Action Conditioning team in fine form at Femsport

By Woodard, Dale on June 30th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The results, though definitely impressive, were almost secondary for members of Action Conditioning. The local gym sent a contingent of 23 athletes to the Femsport Women’s Strength and Fitness Challenge in Calgary June 24. Over the course of the one-day, female-only strength-and-fitness competition the Action Conditioning contingent did indeed put ... Read More »

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Bulls, Dawgs battling it out

By Woodard, Dale on June 30th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald As they played their fifth straight game against each other, the Lethbridge Bulls and Okotks Dawgs were lighting each other up during Western Major Baseball League action Thursday night at Spitz Stadium. At press time, the teams were in the bottom of the eighth inning the the Dawgs leading the Bulls 10-8. The ... Read More »

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Bulls and Dawgs resume rivalry tonight

By Woodard, Dale on June 29th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Bulls and Okotoks Dawgs mid-season mini-series is nearing an end. The Western Major Baseball League rivals are back at Spitz Stadium tonight at 7:05 p.m. for Game 5 of six in row between the two teams. Tonight’s game is a rematch of Tuesday night’s game at Spitz Stadium, where the Bulls ... Read More »

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Team Canada going for gridiron gold

By Woodard, Dale on June 29th, 2017

Lethbridge Herald Football Canada’s womens national team will be going for gold at the IFAF Women’s World Championship in Langley, B.C. Team Canada – featuring local products Becky Heninger, Wendy Iwaasa and Carly Dyck – defeated Great Britain Tuesday to advance to the gold medal game against the U.S. on Friday. Canada’s win over Great ... Read More »

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