October 24th, 2020

Local Sports

Kodiaks name assistant coaching additions

By Woodard, Dale on October 24th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks announced four new assistant coaches Friday. Rounding out the Kodiaks coachings are Andre Arsenault (men’s volleyball), Micaela Stone (soccer) and Nick Ontkean & Ricardo Quesada (cross country and indoor track) in time for the 2020-21 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference season. Arsenault joins Kodiaks head coach Greg Gibos on the ... Read More »

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WHL grants temporary player transfers

By Woodard, Dale on October 24th, 2020

Lethbridge The Western Hockey League announced Friday it has granted temporary transfers for WHL roster players to continue their development by playing competitive hockey at the Junior A, Junior B, and Under-18 levels. “This is an opportunity for WHL roster players to continue their development by playing hockey at a competitive level,” said WHL Commissioner ... Read More »

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Canes add defenceman

By Woodard, Dale on October 24th, 2020

Canes add defenceman Lethbridge The Lethbridge Hurricanes Hockey Club have made a move on their blue-line. The Hurricanes announced Friday they had acquired 2001-born defenceman Zach Ashton from the Seattle Thunderbirds in exchange for a conditional seventh round draft pick in the 2021 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft. Ashton, 19, appeared in 41 games in ... Read More »

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U18 Canes undefeated in first three games

By Jensen, Randy on October 20th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge U18AAA Hurricanes went undefeated in three games to kick off the season. The Canes posted a win and two ties against the Okotoks Bow Mark Oilers in a three-game set in Alberta Elite Hockey League play Thursday through Sunday. The Hurricanes and Oilers skated to a 3-3 tie Thursday night in ... Read More »

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Golden Hawks winless to start season

By Jensen, Randy on October 20th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Val Matteotti U15AAA Golden Hawks posted a tie and a loss in their Alberta Elite Hockey League season openers last weekend. The Golden Hawks and the Medicine Hat South East Tigers played to a 3-3 tie Saturday afternoon at Nicholas Sheran Arena before the Tigers won the rematch 4-1 Sunday in ... Read More »

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Pickleball players get their game back

By Woodard, Dale on October 17th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It didn’t matter it was their first pickleball games of the year, this one was a sprint to the finish. A team of local athletes -Tom and Heather Myndio, Richard and Valerie Boras and Michael Wagner and Glen Novak headed to Okotoks earlier this month for the first event of ... Read More »

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Hurricanes excited by news

By Woodard, Dale on October 16th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Go ahead and ask the Lethbridge Hurricanes what their New Year’s Resolution is. As of Wednesday afternoon, that became a little easier to answer. After the COVID-19 pandemic iced their season March 12 prior to the post-season, the Western Hockey League announced Wednesday they will open the season on Jan. ... Read More »

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Davidson signs with Sabres

By Jensen, Randy on October 10th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald A southern Alberta product was part of Day 1 of the NHL free agency feeding frenzy Friday. Taber’s Brandon Davidson signed a one-year, $700,000 deal with the Buffalo Sabres as the first day of signings wound down. The six-foot-two, 208-pound defenceman, who turned 29 Aug. 21, went pointless in seven games with the ... Read More »

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Lots on the line for final weekend of horse racing

By Yoos, Cam on October 9th, 2020

ROCKY MOUNTAIN TURF CLUB The final three days of live racing at Rocky Mountain Turf Club this weekend -including Thanksgiving Monday -will feature thrills for everyone. The various stakes races are the Derby for three year olds, as well as a stakes race for the older colts and geldings, along with another stakes race, “The ... Read More »

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Pronghorns add new faces

By Woodard, Dale on October 9th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Karter Fry has yet to play his first game for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team. Still, his bloodlines link him firmly to the program. Fry, Paul Asebiode and Deng Dak were unveiled as the three newest signings for the Pronghorns in an announcement Thursday afternoon at the ... Read More »

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Junior football coming to Lethbridge

By Woodard, Dale on October 9th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald A new football club is in the process of starting in Lethbridge and will be called the Vipers. The Lethbridge Junior Football Club, which will be part of the Canadian Junior Football League, will create a home for local athletes to continue their football dreams, as well as their education, and will attract ... Read More »

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