March 19th, 2018


Local Sports

  • Eagles scrap their way to provincial silver

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald The Immanuel Christian Eagles girls basketball team was handed a 30-point loss in the provincial final. The Eagles were defeated 75-45 by La Crete Public School in the gold medal game of the Alberta Schools Athletic Association 2A girls provincials Saturday night at Kainai High School. Still, while the scoreboard [...] Read More »

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  • Midget AA Canes clinch SCAHL title

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge midget AA Hurricane Hounds the South Central Alberta Hockey League champions. The Hurricanes downed the Cochrane Timberwolves 4-1 during Game 2 of the teams’ best-of-three series Saturday in the final to earn a 2-0 sweep following a 2-1 during Game 1 Thursday night in Lethbridge. The Canes are now heading to [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Rebels girls strike gold again

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald The Taber W.R. Myers Rebels girls basketball team are provincial champions once again. The Rebels defeated Spruce Grove St. Peter the Apostle 63-53 in the gold medal game of the 3A Alberta Schools Athletic Association provincial championship Saturday night in Cochrane. The win capped off a six-medal day at provincials [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Canes get a timely win

    Lethbridge Herald At an ideal time, the Lethbridge Hurricanes have snapped an losing skid. The Hurricanes edged the Medicine Hat Tigers 3-2 during Western Hockey League action Saturday night in Medicine Hat, the back half of a home-and-home series. Wrapping up the teams’ regular season, the Hurricanes rallied for three unanswered goals to post the [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • AMHL final schedule set

    Lethbridge The Alberta Midget Hockey League best-of-five championship final between the Lethbridge Midget AAA Hurricanes and the Edmonton Knights of Columbus Pats has been finalized. The Hurricanes – who finished first overall in the AMHL in the regular season – hold home ice advantage and it starts with Games 1 and 2 Saturday and Sunday [...] Read More »

    2 days ago

National Sports

  • Ekman-Larsson’s two late goals lead Coyotes past Flames

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored twice late in the third period to lead the Arizona Coyotes to a 5-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday night. Max Domi also had two goals for Arizona, including an empty-netter with 21 seconds left, and had an assist on Ekman-Larsson’s tiebreaking goal. Richard Panik scored early [...] Read More »

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  • Ekblad goal, Luongo shutout lift Panthers over Canadiens 2-0

    MONTREAL – Aaron Ekblad scored in the first period and the Florida Panthers inched closer to a playoff spot with a 2-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night. Aleksander Barkov also scored for Florida (36-27-7), which moved to three points behind idle New Jersey for the second NHL Eastern Conference wild-card spot with [...] Read More »

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  • UConn beats Quinnipiac, reaches 25th straight Sweet 16

    STORRS, Conn. – Napheesa Collier scored 23 points and top-seeded UConn beat in-state neighbour Quinnipiac 71-46 on Monday night to advance to a 25th straight Sweet 16. Azura Stevens added 14 points and Hamilton’s Kia Nurse chipped in with 13 for the Huskies (34-0), who found themselves in a much slower-paced game than their 140-52 [...] Read More »

    5 hours ago
  • CFL will play with slightly different footballs during the 2018 campaign

    TORONTO – The CFL will use a slightly different football this season. The new ball will be made of slightly harder leather and upon inflation could be up to an eighth of an inch larger. But it will sport the same laces and stripes as usual. “The new ball is virtually identical, to the eye, [...] Read More »

    8 hours ago
  • Four billboards inside Ottawa, Ontario: Fan-funded ‘#MelnykOut’ signs go up

    OTTAWA – Disgruntled Ottawa Senators fans want team owner Eugene Melnyk to know exactly how they feel, and their message is hard to miss. Four billboards with the message #MelnykOut went up at four different locations across the city Monday thanks to a GoFundMe campaign that raised more than $10,000 in less than a month. [...] Read More »

    9 hours ago