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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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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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