May 25th, 2019

Sports

Local Sports

  • Has bat, will travel

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Grant Kerry was pretty sure he wasn’t going to like playing baseball. Turns out, he did, and the game has taken him around the globe. And if there was a contest on the Lethbridge Bulls for most stamps on a passport, the newest addition to the team who just arrived [...] Read More »

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  • Things heating up at RMTC

    Rocky Mountain Turf Club This weekend will feature 15 races at the Rocky Mountain Turf Club with seven today and eight on Sunday, with post time 1:15 both days. On Saturday, the feature race is the seventh with Lyle Magnuson’s, “Klondike Ike” squaring off against, “Pavelski”, trained by Shawn Calfrobe. Jack Bolin’s “Emprie Ruler” and [...] Read More »

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  • Iwaasa earns finals berth at nationals

    Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge’s Coby Iwaasa is off to the gold medal game at the at the Racquetball Canada National Championships. Iwaasa scored a decisive over third-seeded Tim Landeryou from Saskatoon in the Men’s Singles Open Gold semifinal Friday in Langley, B.C. With the win, Iwaasa will go for his second national singles title as he [...] Read More »

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  • Hurricanes send Shepard to Giants for draft pick

    Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes swung a deal for a draft pick Friday. The Canes announced they had traded 2000-born forward Jackson Shepard to the Vancouver Giants in exchange for a third round selection in the 2021 Western Hockey League bantam draft. The 19-year-old product from West Vancouver heads to his home town after arriving [...] Read More »

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  • Bulls enjoying being early birds

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Like the nerdy kid getting all his homework done early in the weekend, the Lethbridge Bulls are also getting a jump on things. They, like the rest of the teams in the newly-named Western Canadian Baseball League, can thank a lengthened regular season schedule for that. For the Bulls it [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • Canadian rugby men reach Cup quarterfinals at London Sevens event

    LONDON – Canada won two of three matches Saturday to advance to the Cup quarterfinals at the HSBC London Sevens. The Canadian men, who came into the tournament 12th overall in the World Rugby Sevens Series overall standings, will play the top-ranked Americans on Sunday. Canada opened with a 14-12 win over No. 8 Argentina, [...] Read More »

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  • FRENCH OPEN ’19: What to watch, from Osaka to Roger’s return

    PARIS – On the day Naomi Osaka won the Australian Open for her second consecutive major championship, she was asked whether it was too soon to start thinking about grabbing four in a row. “You know the French Open’s next, right?” she said, smiling and fiddling with her fingers. “We love that clay court!” The [...] Read More »

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  • Canada advances to Cup quarterfinals with win over Japan at rugby sevens series

    LONDON – Adam Zaruba scored three tries as Canada capped pool play Saturday at the rugby sevens World Series London stop with a 31-12 victory over Japan. Justin Douglas and substitute Jake Thiel also scored tries for the Canadians while Nathan Hirayama added three conversions. The Canadians, who finished pool play at 2-1, will take [...] Read More »

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  • CHL’s small-market teams keeping up with big boys at back-to-back Memorial Cups

    HALIFAX – Small-market teams in the Canadian Hockey League are finding ways to succeed against the big boys. For the second year in a row, the Memorial Cup features two junior franchises from Canadian cities with smaller populations compared to others in the 60-team league. The Rouyn-Noranda Huskies and Prince Albert Raiders both earned their [...] Read More »

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  • Christine Sinclair leads World Cup squad featuring both experience and youth

    Canada’s 23-player roster for the Women’s World Cup is a blend of experience and youth, with a solid defence and heavy reliance on captain Christine Sinclair for scoring. Sinclair, who will equal Karina LeBlanc’s Canadian record of five World Cups, leads the team’s experienced spine. But coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller is also bringing a new generation [...] Read More »

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