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PBA wins another title — Dawgs win fifth consecutive CCBC championship

By Lethbridge Herald on May 11th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs won their fifth consecutive Canadian College Baseball Conference Championship title Sunday at Spitz Stadium.The Dawgs beat the Vancouver Island Baseball Institute  Mariners 5-3, wrapping up another CCBC championship and finishing the tournament undefeated thanks in large part to pitching and defence. The Dawgs allowed just nine runs in five ... Read More »

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Dawgs win two

By Lethbridge Herald on May 8th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALDIt’s still early at the Canadian College Baseball Conference championship tournament, but the local Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs are already getting it together.The Dawgs struggled to consistently put together their defence, hitting and pitching despite a 20-8 regular season record. They still finished atop the regular season standings but it gave them cause for concern ... Read More »

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Wednesday’s High School Notebook column: Morgan Munroe gains historical ASAA status

By Lethbridge Herald on May 6th, 2015

By Dave WellsFrom my quick research Marge Clarke, Jim Whitelaw, Leroy Walker, Glen Magneson, Marg Derbyshire, Jim Steacy, the Ralph Family and Dean Rook, along with Alberta Schools Athletic Association founders Grant Jensen, Jim Day, Lyman Jacobs, Jim Blumell — and yes, again Jim Whitelaw — comprise a veritable Murderer’s Row of area folk who ... Read More »

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Morgan Munroe gains historical ASAA status

By Lethbridge Herald on May 6th, 2015

Dave Wells From my quick research Marge Clarke, Jim Whitelaw, Leroy Walker, Glen Magneson, Marg Derbyshire, Jim Steacy, the Ralph Family and Dean Rook, along with Alberta Schools Athletic Association founders Grant Jensen, Jim Day, Lyman Jacobs, Jim Blumell — and yes, again Jim Whitelaw — comprise a veritable Murderer’s Row of area folk who ... Read More »

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Good Sport: SELL, SELL, SELL

By Lethbridge Herald on May 5th, 2015

By Dylan PurcellWestern Hockey League commissioner did not equivocate when he addressed shareholders of the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Monday night at the Enmax Centre lounge.It is time for the franchise to be sold into private ownership. Robison addressed a few hundred shareholders and said without any doubt or qualification that the WHL and its board ... Read More »

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Hall of Fame banquet hits all the right notes

By Lethbridge Herald on May 4th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comCal O’Brien deftly avoided taking any credit for a Hall of Fame life, Pius Labolevech is pretty sure his dentist is building a million-dollar home thanks to his teeth and Dave Wells? Well, Dave Wells loves his mom.Add in third-generation Hall of Famer Darin Gibson cracking wise about his dad, Billy Gibson, “slipping one ... Read More »

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Sports hall inducts Wells

By Lethbridge Herald on April 27th, 2015

The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame’s annual induction banquet features the induction of local sports fan, organizer, columnist, reporter, supporter and guru David Wells in the special award category. The banquet takes place on May 2 at the Canadian Western Bank Lounge at the Enmax Centre. Tickets are available at TicketCentre locations at the Yates ... Read More »

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Sports builder O’Brien heads into Hall of Fame

By Lethbridge Herald on April 21st, 2015

LETHBIRDGE HERALDThe Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame’s annual induction banquet features the induction of local sports administrator, principal, coach and athlete Cal O’Brien in the builders category.The banquet takes place on May 2 at the Canadian Western Bank Lounge at the Enmax Centre. Tickets are available at TicketCentre locations at the Yates Memorial Centre and the ... Read More »

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Racquetball players win provincial titles

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Lethbridge HeraldLethbridge can boast two open provincial racquetball champions, both with the last name Iwaasa.Coby Iwaasa won the Men’s Open title and his cousin Alexis Iwaasa won the Women’s Open title at the Alberta Provincial Championships, held last weekend at the University of Calgary.This is Coby’s fifth provincial Men’s Open crown. He is qualifying for ... Read More »

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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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