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Seven local football players to compete in Bantam Bowl

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Lethbridge HeraldSeven players from the area have been selected as Football Alberta’s Bantam Bowl South All-Stars.They will represent southern Alberta in the Bantam Bowl game, set for the University of Lethbridge Community Stadium on May 18, after concluding selection camp last weekend at McMahon Stadium in Calgary.Of the top graduating Grade 9 Bantam football players, ... Read More »

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Catholic Central volleyball player accepts scholarship to Indiana St.

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comMuch like many of her Catholic Central classmates, Cassie Kawa will be making the leap to a post-secondary institution this fall.The main difference, however, is the Grade 12 student is heading nearly 3,000 kilometres away, and into the United States.Kawa, 17, has accepted a full athletic scholarship to play Division 1 volleyball at ... Read More »

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Speedskater honoured for outstanding season

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comFor Kaleb Muller, it doesn’t matter if the ice is on a short track or long track.He likes them both and excels at both.Although the six-foot-two 16-year-old speedskater thinks his future is in the oval rather than the arena.Muller had an impressive year capped Tuesday night at the Enmax Centre when he was ... Read More »

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Back in full swing — high school baseball returns to the diamond

By Lethbridge Herald on April 15th, 2015

Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comBaseball is back at Spitz Stadium.It’s still more than a month until the Lethbridge Bulls open their season, but high school baseball action commenced Tuesday.Beginning in 2014, the four Lethbridge teams — CCH, Chinook, LCI and Winston Churchill — along with Raymond, decided to create a new circuit dubbed the Lethbridge Regional High ... Read More »

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Kodiaks celebrate awards night

By Lethbridge Herald on April 14th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALDSuccess was the name of the game for the Lethbridge College Kodiaks in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference in 2014-15. The basketball teams won national medals and provincial banners while the indoor track team won a provincial title and the golf team dominated, including picking up golfer of the year in both genders. The cross-country ... Read More »

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LRC offers rugby options

By Lethbridge Herald on April 14th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe high school rugby starts tonight.Lethbridge’s Ashley Steacy was just named captain of Canada’s senior national team at this weekend’s  Womens Sevens Series event in Langford, B.C.And the Lethbridge Rugby Club is hoping to catch that wave, too.The LRC is holding its first night of mini rugby tonight at Palliser Field (3305 9th Avenue ... Read More »

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Wind plays havoc on PBA Dawgs in opening weekend

By Lethbridge Herald on April 13th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comWind gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour blew away any chance of the Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs enjoying their home-opening weekend. The blustery conditions resulted in a circus every time a ball popped up off a bat and eroded the patience of almost everyone who stopped in to catch the PBA Dawgs ... Read More »

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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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