March 21st, 2019

Sports

Local Sports

  • Haynes shares story of beating the odds

    Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com “Life happens to you, but what you do next is how you respond. In your response is your power.” Before he was a two-time Olympian and a bronze medallist, Akeem Haynes went through many potentially life-altering experiences. But he says he always maintained a positive attitude and kept looking forward. [...] Read More »

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  • Top squash competitors at college this weekend

    Lethbridge Herald World-class squash talent will raise a racket at Lethbridge College this weekend. It starts today as the second annual Lethbridge Squash Association’s ScotiaMcLeod/Charlton & Hill Lethbridge Pro-Am takes the court. This year’s field features 16 players representing 11 countries. The field features 10 players ranked in the top 100 in the world with [...] Read More »

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  • ICE win WHL lottery

    lethbridge herald The Winnipeg ICE are winners even before playing their first Western Hockey League game. The ICE, moved to Winnipeg from Cranbrook at the end of the regular season, were announced as winners of the annual WHL bantam draft lottery, held Wednesday in Calgary. The lottery involved the six non-playoff teams (Swift Current, Winnipeg, [...] Read More »

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  • Historic provincial title for Magrath Atom Chiefs

    LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Magrath Atom Chiefs won the Atom D provincial title last weekend in Elk Point. They are the first Atom team from Magrath to go to provincials in 29 years, and only the second team from Magrath to win provincials at any level. The group of nine- and 10-year-olds battled through five games [...] Read More »

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  • All-Star performers cap high school hoop season

    This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells Last time the associated Southern Alberta High School Girls and 4A Boys Basketball Leagues held their (well, our) all-star games and regular-season awards night in Magrath was 2003. If I’m not mistaken, that polished hardwood stage show attracted the largest crowd in the event’s history. Yes, [...] Read More »

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National Sports

  • McDavid leads Oilers past Blue Jackets 4-1; Columbus slips out of playoff spot

    EDMONTON – Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist and Leon Draisaitl had three assists as the Edmonton Oilers emerged with a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday. Kyle Brodziak, Zack Kassian and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored as Edmonton (33-34-7) snapped a two-game losing skid. David Savard responded for the Blue [...] Read More »

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  • Calgary Flames keep up pace atop division with 5-1 win over Ottawa Senators

    CALGARY – Andrew Mangiapane, Garnet Hathaway and Matthew Tkachuk each had a goal and an assist for the Calgary Flames in a 5-1 win over the visiting Ottawa Senators on Thursday. Captain Mark Giordano scored Calgary’s league-leading 18th short-handed goal and Mikael Backlund also scored for the Flames (46-21-7). Derek Ryan assisted on a pair [...] Read More »

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  • Price perfect as Canadiens blank Islanders 4-0; Montreal stays in playoff hunt

    MONTREAL – Carey Price stopped all 27 shots for his fourth shutout of the season as the Montreal Canadiens blanked the New York Islanders 4-0 on Thursday to remain in the thick of the playoff race in the Eastern Conference. Joel Armia, Shea Weber, Jonathan Drouin and Jordan Weal scored for the Canadiens (39-28-7), who [...] Read More »

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  • Mike Mussina’s HOF visit a reminder of his excellence

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Two months after he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Mike Mussina still had a hard time believing his good fortune. “Gratifying is a good word,” Mussina said Thursday after touring baseball’s shrine to prepare for his July induction. “I’m an example of someone that didn’t win a ton of [...] Read More »

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  • Canada’s Bianca Andreescu rallies for dramatic win over Irina-Camelia Begu

    MIAMI – Everything was completely different for Bianca Andreescu at the Miami Open on Thursday compared to her victory in the final of the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday in Indian Wells, Calif. Except for one thing: the 18-year-old Canadian’s fight and determination. Andreescu was nearly out in the first round at the hands of [...] Read More »

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