December 9th, 2018

Local Sports

High school hoops teams rule the court

By Woodard, Dale on December 9th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The battle for basketball supremacy was in full swing as the Picture Butte High School Rule The Court tournament hit the hardwood in Picture Butte. When the final buzzer sounded it was the Stirling Lakers girls who earned the throne this year, while the Claresholm Willow Creek Cobras boys shot their way to ... Read More »

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A real lamp lighter

By Woodard, Dale on December 9th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The 1980s style of NHL hockey was played well over a decade before any member of the Lethbridge Hurricanes or Tri-City Americans were born. On Saturday night, both teams harkened back to that era in a goal-swap marathon before the Americans secured an 8-7 overtime victory in Western Hockey League action in Kennewick, ... Read More »

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Scheidegger rink misses playoff round at Canada Cup

By Woodard, Dale on December 9th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Casey Scheidegger narrowly missed the semifinal at the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Estevan, Sask. Scheidegger and her Lethbridge Curling Club rink of third Cary-Ane McTaggart, second Jessie Haughian and lead Kristie Moore defeated Manitoba’s Darcy Robertson 8-7 Saturday morning to finish the round-robin at 4-3. But Ottawa’s Rachel Homan beat ... Read More »

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Canes take streak to the U.S.

By Woodard, Dale on December 7th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald After picking up their fourth straight win, the Lethbridge Hurricanes take it south of the border and look to continue the streak tonight. The Hurricanes are in Spokane tonight to take on the Chiefs in Western Hockey League play and wrap up the U.S. trek against the Tri-City Americans Saturday. The Canes were ... Read More »

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Scheidegger tied for first

By Woodard, Dale on December 7th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Casey Scheidegger rink has improved to 3-1 at the 2018 Home Hardware Canada Cup in Estevan, Sask. Scheidegger and her Lethbridge Curling Club rink of third Cary-Ane McTaggart, second Jessie Haughian and lead Kristie Moore lost their first game of the week 7-6 to Chelsea Carey Thursday morning, but got back on ... Read More »

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Stringer makes Team Alberta

By Woodard, Dale on December 7th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge’s Zack Stringer is joining a host of Western Hockey League first-round picks at the Canada Winter Games. Stringer, who was selected by his hometown Lethbridge Hurricanes in the first round and eighth overall in this year’s WHL Bantam Draft, will be among 11 first-round selections to represent Team Alberta at the 2019 ... Read More »

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Cozens scores overtime winner for Hurricanes

By Lethbridge Herald on December 6th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald — CranbrookDylan Cozens scored 1:17 into overtime as the Lethbridge Hurricanes secured a 3-2 victory over the Kootenay Ice in Western Hockey League play Wednesday night in Cranbrook.Cozens’ 15th goal of the season allowed the Hurricanes to improve to 15-8-3-2 and remain tied for second place in the Central Division with the Edmonton ... Read More »

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Horns add Sansregret for ’19-20

By Jensen, Randy on December 6th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD While the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s hockey team is on the semester break for Christmas, they’ve remained busy off the ice. Pronghorns head coach Michelle Janus announced the second commitment to the 2019-20 recruiting class with the signing of Red Deer Sutter Fund Chief forward Sage Sansregret. The Consort product is in ... Read More »

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U16 Rattlers win tourney gold

By Yoos, Cam on December 6th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge U16 Rattlers Ringette team brought home a gold medal last weekend. The Rattlers headed to Medicine Hat for the Ed Horvath Tournament and came away with first place following a 7-1 win over the Bowview Menace in the final. Lethbridge started the weekend with a 10-4 win over the Bowview Charge ... Read More »

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Cougars open season with convincing victory

By Jensen, Randy on December 6th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Cardston Cougars defeated the Winston Churchill Griffins 98-15 in Southern Alberta Girls Basketball League opening-night play on Wednesday at Churchill. Madison Leishman led the Cougar attack with 20 points while Hanna Nunn added 16. Madison Barfuss and Lauren Wolsey chipped in with 14 and 13 points respectively. Tina Liu replied with seven points ... Read More »

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Rams fall to Mohawks in opener

By Yoos, Cam on December 5th, 2018

Sean Rooney SOUTHERN ALBERTA NEWSPAPERS – MEDICINE HAT They dunked, they ran, and their fans couldn’t get enough of it. All in all, Tuesday was a pretty good start to the Southern Alberta 4A Boys Basketball League schedule for the Hat High Mohawks. The varsity boys basketball team beat the LCI Rams 104-89, showcasing a ... Read More »

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