March 31st, 2020

Local Sports

City sports programs have impressive histories

By Jensen, Randy on March 31st, 2020

Submitted by Lethbridge Sport Council In part one of this two-part series published March 4, the history of the Lethbridge College Kodiaks and the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns was covered. Part two will cover the history of the Prairie Baseball Academy, the Lethbridge Bulls and the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Splitting athletes between both the Lethbridge College ... Read More »

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Several local groups offering pandemic activities

By Jensen, Randy on March 26th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Sport Council is providing numerous ways to stay active during the COVID-19 pandemic, compiling a list of local organizations and businesses – and non-local related organizations – who are offering active living, active recreation and sport opportunities in alternate ways such as providing online resources, Facebook Live or YouTube videos. The ... Read More »

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Hurricanes announce refund packages

By Woodard, Dale on March 26th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald With the cancellation of their last three Western Hockey League regular-season home games as well as the playoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lethbridge Hurricanes are offering fans refunds for the lost games. The cancelled home dates are March 13 against the Edmonton Oil Kings, March 18 against the Swift Current Broncos and ... Read More »

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Kicking it in cyberspace

By Woodard, Dale on March 24th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The COVID-19 pandemic has shut down gyms across Lethbridge. So Champion Taekwon-Do is using cyberspace to bring a little fitness, workouts and fun challenges to its members. With the COVID virus shutting Champion Taekwon-Do’s doors last week, instructors Josh Dumoulin and Nicole Stratychuk kicked it over to the internet to ... Read More »

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du Toit cards big round before hiatus

By Woodard, Dale on March 23rd, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Jared du Toit had one last event to play in. He made it count. Playing in the final round of the Western Skies Classic as part of the Outlaw Tour Thursday in Gilbert, Arizona, the 24-year-old golfer from Kimberly B.C. shot a rare 59 to rocket himself back into contention ... Read More »

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Softball Valley steps to the plate

By Woodard, Dale on March 23rd, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Softball Valley is coming to bat for the upcoming mixed slo-pitch season. That is, if there is in fact a slo-pitch season to be had. With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to cast a shadow of uncertainty on recreational sports, Softball Valley is nonetheless gearing up for the mixed slo-pitch season ... Read More »

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Copperheads looking for a new head coach

By Woodard, Dale on March 23rd, 2020

Copperheads looking for a new head coach Lethbridge The Coaldale Copperheads are on the lookout for a new head coach. Following a 24-13-1 Heritage Junior Hockey League season, the Copperheads are looking for a bench boss following the departure of Danton Shigemi. Interested candidates can visit http://www.coaldalecopperheads.com and click on the Media News link and ... Read More »

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Scheidegger’s past season a learning experience

By Woodard, Dale on March 21st, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Much of it was spent watching from the sidelines, the past curling season brought many learning experiences for Casey Scheidegger. After giving birth to her second second son, Ryker, in November, the skip for the Lethbridge Curling Club foursome of third Cary-Anne McTaggart, second Jessie Haughian and lead Kristie Moore ... Read More »

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Terry, Vikings draw gold

By Woodard, Dale on March 21st, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com This time, Hannah Terry wasn’t settling for silver. That not only earned the skip for the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings women’s curling team an Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference title, it also gave Terry a distinctive individual honour as well. Terry and her Vikings women’s team of third Nikki Smith, ... Read More »

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An ace of a season

By Woodard, Dale on March 20th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com So how was Amaya Perry’s first season of Canada West volleyball? Judging by the hardware she attained, the jaw-dropping numbers she posted and a bit history made as a result, just fine. The outside hitter and graduate from Catholic Central High School wrapped up her first season with the UBCO ... Read More »

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Small named new Horns’ coach

By Yoos, Cam on March 19th, 2020

lethbridge herald Jermaine Small has been named the new head coach of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorn men’s basketball program, the 13th head coach in the program’s 51-year history. Small, originally from Toronto, has most recently been the head coach and general manager of the Edmonton Stingers of the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL). “Jermaine’s ... Read More »

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