August 14th, 2020

Sports

Local Sports

  • Former CCH coach passes away

    Dave Sulz lethbridge herald dsulz@lethbridgeherald.com Rick Credico, who helped produce football champions at Catholic Central High School as a player and a coach, has passed away at age 68 after a lengthy battle with ALS. Credico attended CCH in the late 1960s, starring as an offensive tackle and defensive lineman with the Cougars. He wound [...] Read More »

    15 hours ago
  • Pronghorn connections help Stingers win CEBL title

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Jermaine Small and Zac Overwater’s Canadian Elite Basketball League title with the Edmonton Stingers came with minimal fanfare. At least judging by the empty seats they played in front of. But when Small – the new head coach of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team – and Horns [...] Read More »

    3 days ago
  • Canada’s top judokas in city practising with an eye on Olympics

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It wasn’t quite the 30th birthday present Antoine Valois-Fortier had hoped for. Still, the 30-year-old member of Judo Canada’s goal for a third Olympic berth remains the focus, albeit a slightly delayed one. Valois-Fortier, who hails from Quebec City, and the rest of the Judo Canada team have called Lethbridge [...] Read More »

    6 days ago
  • WHL backs up regular season

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The start of the Western Hockey League season has been bumped back two months. In keeping an eye on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that shut down the season in March prior to playoffs, the WHL announced Thursday it is now scheduled to open its 2020-21 regular season on Dec. 4. [...] Read More »

    7 days ago
  • Evans doesn’t let pandemic slow heptathlon aspirations

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com He just ran his first heptathlon and has yet to run a decathlon, but Ryan Evans is already measuring up. The 17-year-old multi-sport athlete and quarterback for the LCI Rams football team completed a locally-arranged heptathlon by coach Bertil Johansson last week at the Civic Centre track and the University [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Cavalry FC ties Forge FC on stoppage-time penalty in CPL’s Island Games opener

    CHARLOTTETOWN – Nate Mavila scored on a stoppage-time penalty to lift Cavalry FC into a 2-2 tie with defending CPL champion Forge FC in Thursday’s opening match of the Island Games, marking the start of the Canadian Premier League’s pandemic-delayed second season. The 94th-minute penalty was a controversial call with Mo Farsi’s shot appearing to [...] Read More »

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  • Smith scores in OT, Vegas takes 2-0 series lead on Chicago

    EDMONTON – Even though Reilly Smith called it a lucky bounce, a whole lot more than luck is working right now for the Vegas Golden Knights. Smith scored in overtime, Robin Lehner made 22 saves and the Golden Knights beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Thursday to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round series. [...] Read More »

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  • Canadian Roger Sloan shoots career-low round, tied for lead at Wyndham

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Canada’s Roger Sloan is tied for the lead after he shot a career-low 62 in the first round of the PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship on Thursday. Sloan’s previous best round on the top tour was a 64 at last year’s Mayakoba Golf Classic in Mexico. At 8 under, the Merritt, B.C. golfer [...] Read More »

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  • Alonso first driver to crash in Indianapolis 500 practice

    Fernando Alonso crashed in the final hour of Thursday’s practice session in a setback for his Indianapolis 500 venture. Alonso crashed in Turn 4 when his Arrow McLaren SP Chevrolet dipped onto the concrete portion of the apron at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and sent the Spaniard into the retaining wall. His damaged car rolled onto [...] Read More »

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  • Kang makes solid start in bid for 3rd straight LPGA Tour win

    NORTH BERWICK, Scotland – Danielle Kang started her bid for a third straight win on the LPGA Tour with an even-par 71 in the first round of the Ladies Scottish Open on Thursday, leaving the American four shots off the clubhouse lead held by Nicole Broch Larsen. The American golfer bounced back from bogeys on [...] Read More »

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