December 11th, 2017

Local Sports

Bulls rebound against the Red Sox

By Lethbridge Herald on June 11th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com As quickly as they were removed from the win column, the Lethbridge Bulls returned there Saturday night. The Bulls edged the Regina Red Sox 2-1 during Western Major Baseball League Saturday night at Spitz Stadium as Nolan Handley went yard in the sixth inning on a solo homer that proved ... Read More »

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Transition for Steacy

By Woodard, Dale on June 11th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com After winning an Olympic bronze medal, quitting cold turkey wasn’t going to work for Ashley Steacy. But now, nearly one year removed from the bronze medal she won with the Canadian Rugby 7s women’s team at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio, the former University of Lethbridge Pronghorn star has ... Read More »

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Riders tie Bombers 25-25

By Woodard, Dale on June 11th, 2017

REGINA Quinn Van Gylswyk kicked a 37-yard field goal with three seconds remaining – his fourth field goal of the game – to help the Saskatchewan Roughriders earn a 25-25 tie with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Saturday in CFL pre-season action. Duron Carter scored the first touchdown at the new Mosaic Stadium, but it was ... Read More »

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Corrupting NHL hockey

By Submitted Article on June 11th, 2017

Al Barnhill “Hockey is Canada’s national game … and the NHL is taking it down the toilet,” growled one long-time player and spectator. He was among a group of oldtimer players discussing the decline of play in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Many of the other comments could not be printed in a family newspaper. Most ... Read More »

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South strikes gold at rugby provincials

By Woodard, Dale on June 11th, 2017

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Three Alberta Schools Athletic Association high school rugby provincial gold medals are coming back to southern Alberta. The ASAA Tier I, Tier II and and Tier III rugby provincials wrapped up around the province with one local girls team taking a gold medal in each Tier. In the Tier I ... Read More »

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Lots of game left

By Lethbridge Herald on December 11th, 2015

‘Good Sport’ column by Dylan Purcell Team City faced Team Media in the annual Christmas Hope Charity Hockey Challenge Thursday at Nicholas Sheran, collecting money and food and unwrapped toys to help out during a difficult time. It was a great night, hockey fans got to see former NHLer, Sportsnet commentator and former Lethbridge Bronco ... Read More »

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Kate Andrews loses a coaching icon

By Lethbridge Herald on October 2nd, 2015

By Dave WellsLong-time Coaldale Kate Andrews teacher and basketball head coach Pius Labolevech has shuffled off this mortal coil at age 80. Through current KA athletic director Kevin Holland I was very gratified to learn the funeral is set for Cornerstone this Friday at 1 p.m. I hope many readers send Pius off with passion, an attribute ... Read More »

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Miners open with win — Lethbridge takes on Medicine Hat tonight at 7 p.m.

By Lethbridge Herald on July 24th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe worst thing Lethbridge Y’s Men Miners coach Jared Ruff could say about his team’s 14-5 win over the Tri-County Cardinals in their opening game of the Montana-Alberta American Legion Baseball North District championship tournament at Spitz Stadium Thursday night?They failed to get a mercy-rule win.“That was the one thing, it would have been ... Read More »

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Bulls rally to clip Sox — Lethbridge first WMBL team to post 30 wins

By Lethbridge Herald on July 23rd, 2015

Nick KuhlLETHBRIDGE HERALDnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comIn stark contrast to Tuesday’s game between the teams, defence and pitching were showcased Wednesday at Spitz Stadium. At least for the first five innings.Then Regina scored six runs — three of them off Bulls’ wild pitches and two off overthrows to first — in the top of the sixth, and the game ... Read More »

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U13 Giants are provincial reps in Little League championship tournament

By Lethbridge Herald on July 22nd, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALDThe Lethbridge Giants U13 have turned into Team Alberta.The team won the provincial tournament last weekend in Calgary and qualified for the 2015 Intermediate Little League National Championship in Saint John, N.B. beginning Friday. The team leaves tonight.The national tournament winner will represent Canada at the Intermediate Little League World Series in Livermore, Calif... Read More »

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Anastas pleased with latest additions — Pronghorns add players to men’s hockey program

By Lethbridge Herald on July 22nd, 2015

Nick KuhlLETHBRIDGE HERALDnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comThree more players have joined the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey program.The latest additions are Evan Wardley, Zane Jones and Mitch Makin, who each stand 6’3”. Head coach Spiros Anastas announced the commitments on Tuesday while bringing the 2015-16 recruiting class up to 15.“These three guys are huge additions, both literally and ... Read More »

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