December 14th, 2019

Sports

Local Sports

  • Green and Gold gets grappling this weekend

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Camille Bly and Angelina Ellis-Toddington have nationals on their minds. Granted, that’s still a ways off, but the duo from the Lethbridge Amateur Wrestling Association are off to a good start as they eye up their all-Canadian goal. Following a gold medal for Ellis-Toddington and a bronze medal for Bly [...] Read More »

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  • Laker girls get past the Griffins

    Lethbridge Herald The Stirling Lakers girls earned a home win in Deep South Basketball Conference play Wednesday night. Courtney McKee led the Lakers with 21 points as Stirling defeated the Winston Churchill Griffins 58-46. Hillary Shockey added 12 points and Talia Oviatt chipped in with nine for Stirling. Cayla Stimson and Nataeya Black Water had [...] Read More »

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  • Basketball Christmas Festival underway

    Lethbridge Herald The Kate Andrews High School Christmas Basketball Festival kicked off Thursday in Coaldale at Kate Andrews and R.I. Baker School. In the opening girls game Thursday afternoon, the host Pride were defeated 74-49 by the Taber St. Mary’s Auroras. Leading the Auroras was Brittney Medina with 14 points. Kourtney Bos scored 12 points [...] Read More »

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  • Catholic Central hosting Cal O’Brien Classic

    Lethbridge Herald The Catholic Central Cal O’Brien Classic Girls Basketball Tournament got underway with a pair of games Thursday. In senior varsity girls play, the Catholic Central Cougars downed the Chinook Coyotes 67-32. Claire Talbot led the Cougars with 16 points and teammate Aimee Baron added 14. Marin Ferguson and Teagan Viney each has seven [...] Read More »

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  • Express split weekend games

    LETHBRIDGE The Southern Express Bantam Elite split a pair of games in Olds last weekend. Express won the opening contest against the Grizzlies 2-1 on Saturday. However, Grizzlies took advantage of a strong start Sunday and skated to a 7-4 victory. Gracie Page led the Express in weekend scoring with three goals and one assist. [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Koe beats Gushue to lock up playoff berth at Grand Slam of Curling National

    CONCEPTION BAY SOUTH, N.L. – Calgary’s Kevin Koe clinched a playoff berth at the National with a 6-3 victory over Brad Gushue of St. John’s, N.L., on Friday night in the final round-robin game for both teams. Gushue had already qualified for the weekend’s playoffs. He and Koe finished the preliminary round of the Grand [...] Read More »

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  • Flyers F Lindblom out rest of the season with rare cancer

    Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom will miss the rest of the season after being diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma, a cancerous tumour that grows in the bones or in the tissue around bones. The 23-year-old from Sweden had 11 goals and 18 points in 30 games this season. Lindblom has 30 goals in 134 career games [...] Read More »

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  • Russia sweeps golds in World Cup skeleton at Lake Placid

    LAKE PLACID, N.Y. – Russia swept the gold medals at a World Cup skeleton race at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Friday, with Elena Nikitina’s winning margin in the women’s race the largest on tour in nearly three years. Nikitina finished two runs in 1 minute, 49.93 seconds. Germany’s Jacqueline Loelling was second in 1:51.05 and [...] Read More »

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  • Canadians Karker, Bowman earn bronze medals in ski halfpipe World Cup

    COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. – Canada’s Rachel Karker won the bronze medal at a ski halfpipe World Cup on Friday while fellow Canadian Noah Bowman finished third in the men’s event. The 22-year-old Karker from Guelph, Ont., scored 81.75 points on her second of three runs. A skier’s best score is counted as their final score. [...] Read More »

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  • Injured IceDogs goalie says he’s “looking forward” to recovery and return

    ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Niagara IceDogs goaltender Tucker Tynan says he’s “looking forward” to returning from a scary injury he sustained Thursday night during an Ontario Hockey League game against the London Knights. Tynan needed surgery after getting cut in the thigh with a skate blade in the opening minute of the second period. The [...] Read More »

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