December 14th, 2017

Sports

Local Sports

  • Lakers basketball teams net wins

    Lethbridge The Stirling High School Lakers varsity boys and girls basketball teams each put up a win during Deep South Basketball Conference play Wednesday night. The Lakers girls defeated the Fort Macleod F.P. Walshe Flyers 76-38 in Fort Macleod, while the Stirling boys also emerged with a win, topping the Flyers 93-41. In the girls’ [...] Read More »

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  • Midget AA Canes perfect at home

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge midget AA Hurricanes were unbeaten in league play at home last weekend. The Hurricanes defeated the Medicine Hat Hounds 6-2 Friday night and followed that up with a 6-1 win over Calgary CNHA Blazers Saturday during South Central Alberta Hockey League action. The wins keep the Canes atop the league at [...] Read More »

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  • Team Alberta captures the Border Bowl

    Lethbridge Herald With a roster chock full of southern Alberta talent, Team Alberta emerged as this year’s winner of the ABC Border Bowl. In the annual gridiron game between the top high school football talent in Alberta and B.C., Alberta posted a 28-7 win over Team B.C. Saturday in Chilliwack, B.C. Of the 16 local [...] Read More »

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  • Plenty of southern Alberta success in hockey circles

    There is only about two weeks per year that I can tolerate snow. Those two weeks are the week leading up to Christmas as well as the week after Christmas. Although, I heard Santa will be bringing my kids skis for Christmas this year, so maybe I should cheer for at least enough snow to [...] Read More »

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  • Wildcats prevail over Griffins

    Lethbridge Herald The Cardston Wildcats junior varsity girls basketball team posted a road win Wednesday night. The Wildcats headed to Winston Churchill to take on the Griffins and earned a 71-21 win during Southern Alberta High School Basketball League play. Cardston held a 38-21 lead at the half en route to the win as Melissa [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Kadeisha Buchanan caps remarkable year with top Canadian female player award

    TORONTO – Defender Kadeisha Buchanan capped a remarkable campaign overseas Thursday with a domestic triumph, earning Canadian female soccer player of the year honours for the second time in three years. The 22-year-old from Brampton, Ont., became the first Canadian international to hoist the Champions League trophy in June when Lyon defeated Paris Saint-Germain 7-6 [...] Read More »

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  • Veteran Ottawa Senators forward Chris Neil announces retirement

    OTTAWA – Longtime Ottawa Senators forward Chris Neil is announcing his retirement. He spent 15 seasons with the NHL team, recording 250 points (112 goals, 138 assists) in 1,026 regular-season games. The 38-year-old winger and the Senators had parted ways last spring as Neil’s role was reduced under coach Guy Boucher. He hasn’t played since [...] Read More »

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  • Putin accuses US agencies of manipulating doping testimony

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin accused U.S. agencies of manipulating evidence from the main whistleblower on doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Putin said Thursday that former Moscow anti-doping laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov – who is under witness protection after fleeing to the United States last year – is “under the control” of the [...] Read More »

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  • WADA shares Moscow lab evidence with Olympic sports bodies

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Evidence from a Moscow laboratory database has been shared by World Anti-Doping Agency investigators with international sports bodies who must decide on prosecuting Russian athletes for doping. Described by WADA on Thursday as “valuable new intelligence,” evidence from the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) database can implicate athletes in the Russian system [...] Read More »

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  • Bertrand Charest’s lawyer in court today seeking his client’s release from prison

    MONTREAL – A lawyer for ex-national ski coach Bertrand Charest will be in court today seeking his client’s release from prison pending an appeal of his conviction on sex crimes involving teenage girls. Charest was found guilty last June of 37 of the 57 sex-related charges he was facing. And last week a judge sentenced [...] Read More »

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