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Churchill Griffins beat Flyers on rugby pitch

By Lethbridge Herald on May 15th, 2015

LETHBRIDGEThe Winston Churchill Griffins defeated the Fort Macleod F.P. Walshe Flyers 29-17 in Southern Alberta High School Girls Rugby League action in Lethbridge Wednesday. Abby Neudorf scored twice for the Griffins, with Mihki Lagemaat, Claudia Higginbotham and Christine Villaluna each addign one score. Neudorf also kicked two converts. The Flyers’ were led by Latoya Healy’s ... Read More »

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American Legion baseball tournament starts today

By Lethbridge Herald on May 15th, 2015

LETHBRIDGEThe Lethbridge-Montana American Legion baseball season is set to begin, and the Y’s Men Miners will throw out their first pitch this weekend as part of the Ron Matthews Memorial tournament at Spitz Stadium.Games begin today at 2 p.m. with the Vauxhall Spurs and Strathmore Reds. The Reds are up again in the late afternoon, ... Read More »

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Hurricanes announce appointment of the team’s new head scout

By Lethbridge Herald on May 14th, 2015

The Lethbridge Hurricanes announced today Rob MacLachlan has been hired as the team’s new head scout on a multi-year deal, while Todd Hassen has been named assistant head scout.MacLachlan, a native of Moose Jaw, spent the last 14 years with the Warriors in a scouting capacity with the last 11 as the team’s head scout.Hassen, ... Read More »

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Churchill hosting spring football camp

By Lethbridge Herald on May 13th, 2015

LETHBRIDGEIt’s only May, but those at Winston Churchill already have football on their mind.The Bulldogs will host a spring football camp at the Winston Churchill field on May 26-28, from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening.The camp is for boys and girls, from ages nine to 15 in the atom, peewee and bantam divisions. It ... Read More »

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National volleyball team members to visit Blood Reserve

By Lethbridge Herald on May 13th, 2015

BLOOD RESERVETwo members of Canada’s national volleyball teams will be welcomed at the Tatsikiisaapo’p Middle School and Kainai High School for a pair of engagements with students on the Blood Reserve today.Dallas Soonias, with the men’s national team, and Jaimie Thibeault of the women’s program, will speak with students and demonstrate their skills at the ... Read More »

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Sports performance expert to speak tonight

By Lethbridge Herald on May 13th, 2015

Lethbridge HeraldA noted expert in the field of talent development, who currently works for Major League Baseball International as a strength and conditioning consultant, will share his experiences and knowledge with a Lethbridge a crowd tonight.During the first Winning Edge Seminar of 2015, hosted by the Alberta Sport Development Centre (ASDC) Southwest, Jeff Krushell will ... Read More »

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Iwaasa wins two gold at racquetball Junior Nationals

By Lethbridge Herald on May 13th, 2015

Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comCoby Iwaasa is pretty handy with a racquet.His four consecutive national U18 junior singles titles, and his 2015 Sherman Greenfield award for the male athlete who best exemplifies personal excellence and sportsmanship both on and off the court, should provide sufficient proof of that.Lethbridge’s Iwaasa recently returned from the Canadian Junior National Racquetball ... Read More »

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LMHA introducing no-hit bantam league

By Lethbridge Herald on May 13th, 2015

Nick KuhlLethbridge Heraldnkuhl@lethbridgeherald.comTaking the hitting out doesn’t mean taking the fun out.At least that’s one of the goals for the development of Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association’s new non-contact hockey league for bantam-aged players.  LMHA general manager Keith Hitchcock said the new no-hit league will begin operations in the fall, alongside that level’s existing elite, tier ... Read More »

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Wednesday’s High School Notebook column: Track and field provincials a true spectacle

By Lethbridge Herald on May 13th, 2015

By Dave WellsTrack and field is undoubtedly one of the purest sports on Earth. After all, it’s simply known as “athletics” in Olympic parlance.The local school season is underway. This year the grand finale is the Alberta Schools Athletic Association High School Provincial Track and Field Championships, in Lethbridge June 5-6 at the commodious University ... Read More »

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Tuesday’s Good Sport column: Draft pick commits to ‘Canes

By Lethbridge Herald on May 12th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comYou’ve got to do the “little things” right, according to popular sports-cliche wisdom.The Lethbridge Hurricanes took care of one of those little things on Monday when they announced the signing of five-foot-nine, 160-pound defenceman Calen Addison. Addison is the Brandon AAA Wheat Kings star the franchise selected second overall at last Thursday’s WHL ... Read More »

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Hurricanes’ fate will be decided on June 1 — special meeting to be held in Enmax Centre lounge

By Lethbridge Herald on May 12th, 2015

Dylan PurcellLETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe future of the Lethbridge Hurricanes will be decided on June 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the Enmax Centre lounge. The Hurricanes have announced a special meeting of their shareholders to vote on the possibility of a vote to sell the franchise. The vote is on a special resolution that the board call a ... Read More »

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