May 26th, 2017

Local Sports

Horns add key recruit

By Jensen, Randy on May 4th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD University of Lethbridge Pronghorn women’s hockey team added to its recruiting class, as head coach Michelle Janus announced Wednesday that defenceman Ashley Nothof of the 2017 Esso Cup Champion St. Albert Slash has committed to the program. Last weekend Nothof and her Slash teammates won the Esso Cup in dramatic fashion, beating the ... Read More »

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Maple Leaf Junior Tour takes over Paradise Canyon

By Jensen, Randy on May 4th, 2017

LETHBRIDGE The Maple Leaf Junior Tour will have an event Saturday and Sunday at Paradise Canyon Golf Resort. Many top-ranked junior golfers from Alberta are expected to compete in the full field for the event, which is the MJT/Ford Series Alberta season opener. The event is also a qualifier for the International Jr. Masters (IJM) ... Read More »

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PBA sweeps four games from Thompson Rivers

By Yoos, Cam on May 3rd, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Prairie Baseball Academy went undefeated in a pair of doubleheaders last weekend. The PBA hosted the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack during Canadian College Baseball Conference play Saturday and Sunday at Spitz Stadium, going 4-0. On Saturday, Lethbridge put up 12-2 and 15-11 wins and followed that with 19-0 and ... Read More »

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Jeannotte, Sports Hall Class, set for honours

By Submitted Article on May 3rd, 2017

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells May offers a healthy buffet of high school athletic action, including badminton, track and field, rugby, slopitch and baseball. Heck, a number of Alberta Schools Athletic Association sports outfits are already formally practising for 2017-18. However, on a related but different diet, May is also the ... Read More »

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Griffins answer back with rugby victories

By Jensen, Randy on May 3rd, 2017

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Winston Churchill Griffins senior and junior varsity teams swept the Medicine Hat High Kwahommies in Southern Alberta High School Rugby League girls’ play on Tuesday. The senior Griffins rolled to an 81-5 win over the Mohawks while the Churchill JV squad topped the Hat 29-5. The win improves the records of both Churchill ... Read More »

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Little League team, Mezei to be inducted

By Jensen, Randy on May 3rd, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame is preparing to host its 32nd Banquet and Induction Ceremony on Saturday at the Canadian Western Bank Lounge at Enmax Centre. This year’s inductees are the 1985 Lethbridge Senior Little League Baseball Team (team), Mike Mezei, golf, and Stacy Roest, hockey (athletes), Morgan Munroe, multi-sport (builder), and ... Read More »

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Anholt proud of team development

By Jensen, Randy on May 2nd, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Pride. And lots of it. The Lethbridge Hurricanes’ deep run into the Western Hockey League post-season came to an end Sunday night with a Game 6 loss to the Regina Pats in the Eastern Conference final. As he chatted with the media post-game, Hurricanes general manager Peter Anholt saw no ... Read More »

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Wong matured before our eyes

By Jensen, Randy on May 2nd, 2017

A ‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell It was a disappointing night for Lethbridge Hurricanes fans, even though their team was anything but a disappointment. The Regina Pats won the Western Hockey League Eastern Conference championship series 4-2, eliminating the Canes. The Pats have been one of the best teams in the country from the ... Read More »

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Petersen to take spot in sports hall

By Yoos, Cam on May 2nd, 2017

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame is preparing to host its 32nd Banquet and Induction Ceremony Saturday at the Canadian Western Bank Lounge at Enmax Centre. This year’s theme is “Celebrating 60 Years of Athletics at Lethbridge College” and will feature guest speaker Todd Caughlin (Lethbridge College athletics manager) and master of ceremonies ... Read More »

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O Captain! My Captain!

By Lethbridge Herald on May 1st, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com On Sunday night, Tyler Wong took one last lap on the Enmax Centre ice. As he did, a crowd of 5,098 rose with a rousing standing ovation. Wong and his Lethbridge Hurricanes teammates were eliminated in Game 6 of the Western Hockey League Eastern Conference final at the hands of ... Read More »

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Sports hall ready for inductions

By Lethbridge Herald on May 1st, 2017

Banquet set for Saturday Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame is preparing to host its 32nd Banquet and Induction Ceremony May 6 at the Canadian Western Bank Lounge at Enmax Centre. This year’s theme is “Celebrating 60 Years of Athletics at Lethbridge College” and will feature guest speaker Todd Caughlin (Lethbridge College athletics ... Read More »

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