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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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Tuesday’s Good Sport column — Call it a tradition?

By Lethbridge Herald on July 21st, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comIt’s right on the door as you walk into their dojang on Third Avenue. Nine members of Legacy Tae Kwon Do Martial Arts are headed to Italy this week to compete internationally at the World Tae Kwon Do Championships in Roana, Italy. They are part of United Traditional Tae Kwon Do Canada’s national ... Read More »

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Hockey hits Nikka Yukko today — event beings at 1 p.m. today

By Lethbridge Herald on July 21st, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALDThe forecast calls for a sunny day with highs stretching to 30 degrees, so why not head to Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens and strap on your helmet and skates?A pair of Olympic gold medallist women’s hockey players and 520 square feet of synthetic ice will be there for the Prairie Toyota Clarkson Cup tour. The ... Read More »

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Junior Little League championships gearing up

By Lethbridge Herald on July 21st, 2015

Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comFor the sixth consecutive year, Lethbridge will host the Junior Little League Canadian Championship. An impressive streak for the home club, no question.The junior-level tournament, which will run from Aug. 4 to Aug. 14 at Spitz Stadium, has found a mainstay here. This year’s version will have seven teams: Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, ... Read More »

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Bulls sweep series — Lethbridge hosts Regina Tuesday

By Lethbridge Herald on July 20th, 2015

LETHBRIDGE HERALDAs the long, tough road that is the Western Major Baseball League season rolls on, it can’t be easy to stay focused. The Lethbridge Bulls have had some up-and-down results over the past week, but in consecutive games Saturday and Sunday at Spitz Stadium, they showed fans that there’s no give-up in their giddy-up.The Bulls ... Read More »

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Back home — Steacy given hero’s welcome Sunday at Lethbridge County Airport

By Lethbridge Herald on July 20th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comAshley Steacy and her Canada rugby sevens teammates won the gold medal at the Pan Am Games last week, then split for Rio de Janeiro, where they did some sightseeing with a single training session. After that, Steacy, the former University of Lethbridge Pronghorn and a stalwart of the national sevens side headed home.She ... Read More »

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McAleenan leaves Pronghorns

By Lethbridge Herald on July 17th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe University of Lethbridge Pronghorns are looking for a women’s basketball coach.   Erin McAleenan is leaving the program after three seasons to take the head coaching job with the York University Lions in Toronto. For McAleenan, it’s a move that takes her closer to home and to a much bigger school.The timing is ... Read More »

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University looking for new coach for women’s basketball team with resignation of McAleenan

By Lethbridge Herald on July 16th, 2015

The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns announced Thursday the resignation of women’s basketball head coach Erin McAleenan.McAleenan spent the past three seasons at the helm of the women’s basketball program and compiled a conference record 20-44, with her best year coming during her first season, narrowly missing the post-season with a 10-12 record.“I am grateful for ... Read More »

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