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PBA starts Sunday

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs get their Canadian college baseball season started on Saturday. The organization, housed at Lloyd Nolan Yard and coached by Todd Hubka, are the four-time defending champions of the Canadian College Baseball Conference. They’ve won every year since Hubka was named coach in 2011.“The fellas feel that pressure,” said Hubka ... Read More »

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Sport Council to hand out awards – banquet goes Tuesday night

By Lethbridge Herald on April 9th, 2015

Lethbridge HeraldThey’ve already known the results for several weeks, but soon they will be formally recognized.The Lethbridge Sport Council (LSC) announced last month the winners of its fifth annual Achievement Awards, handed out for contributions to sport in Lethbridge in 2014. The award ceremony will take place Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Enmax Centre ... Read More »

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Stoking the competitive fire

By Lethbridge Herald on April 7th, 2015

Good Sport: By Dylan Purcell Aron Ghebreyohannes was left out of sports growing up. Left to wait in the library because he is blind. The Lethbridge College student and member of Canada’s senior men’s goalball team was there to illustrate his sport, designed specifically for blind athletes. It involves two teams flinging a three-pound rubber ... Read More »

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Steacy, Veldman earn Kinsmen sports honours

By Lethbridge Herald on April 2nd, 2015

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeheraldcom Kim Veldman and Jim Steacy each came out of local high schools as heralded and much-recruited athletes. They both decided to stay in Lethbridge, and on Wednesday, they were named the Kinsmen Club of Lethbridge sportsmen of the year. Steacy won a gold medal in the hammer throw at the Commonwealth ... Read More »

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Spring has sprung — horse racing begins May 9-10

By Lethbridge Herald on April 2nd, 2015

Garry Allison Rocky Mountain Turf Club With the balmy spring-like weather in Lethbridge and district the past while it is only natural one’s thoughts would turn to the Rocky Mountain Turf Club’s Spring horse racing schedule. While racing doesn’t begin until May 9-10, true race fans have been spurred on by our taste of spring ... Read More »

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A winning meeting

By Lethbridge Herald on March 31st, 2015

Good Sport: By Dylan Purcell A lack of victories is a big reason the Lethbridge Hurricanes have found themselves in financial distress over the past six playoff-less seasons. The losses off the ice have been even more staggering, as the Canes have seen a million-dollar reserve and that amount again fly out the door. So ... Read More »

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Harper turns in big performance at Chinook Open

By Lethbridge Herald on March 30th, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Darcie Harper had a hunch she was going to put in a good performance. As the 16-year-old figure skater hit the ice at the Chinook Open Saturday afternoon at the Civic Centre, that’s exactly what happened. “Yesterday I ended up first overall in my event,” said Harper, a student at ... Read More »

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Walz casts vote for Hurricanes coach

By Lethbridge Herald on March 27th, 2015

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Score a glowing endorsement for the current head coach of the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Having played on a pair of powerhouse Hurricanes teams from 1988-90, Canes alumnus and former NHLer Wes Walz was back in Lethbridge Thursday afternoon. It’s been nearly 25 years since he was a Hurricane, but Walz said ... Read More »

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Pronghorns hand out awards

By Lethbridge Herald on March 27th, 2015

Dylan Purcell LETHBRIDGE HERALD sports@lethbridgeherald.com If you look closely, it was a successful year for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns. The school’s team sports missed the playoffs across the board but the program was bolstered by national gold medals from track athlets Aaron Hernandez and Peter Millman. Hernandez continued his rise to elite status as a ... Read More »

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Westrop, Keith earn MVP honours

By Lethbridge Herald on March 26th, 2015

Lethbridge herald The Southern Alberta High School Basketball League named its individual award winners and staged its annual All-Star games Wednesday night at the 1st Choice Savings Centre. Named as this year’s girls Varsity Most Valuable Player was Katie Keith of the Chinook Coyotes, while Saren Westrop of the LCI Rams was named as the boys ... Read More »

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