April 18th, 2019

Local Sports

Plenty of pedalling taking place next month

By Woodard, Dale on April 18th, 2019

A ‘Free Wheelin” column by Tyler Stewart of BikeBridge Cycling Association Once you start seeing the first robins of spring, it’s time to get that bike out of the garage – if you haven’t already. If you’re still looking for some motivation to pump those tires and grease your chain, well then look no further ... Read More »

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PBA still trying to find their game

By Yoos, Cam on April 18th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com An identity crisis has dogged the Prairie Baseball Academy. Hosting Edmonton Collegiate for a doubleheader in Canadian College Baseball Conference play at Lloyd Nolan Yard Wednesday, the PBA started the day on a solid note with a 12-1 victory. But a less-than-inspired performance in the second game led to an ... Read More »

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High school rugby grows yet again

By Submitted Article on April 17th, 2019

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells To me, there is absolutely no question rugby has done the best job of any sport in terms of increasing its Alberta Schools Athletic Association imprint over the last four decades. It’s not even close. Heck, I remember when Lethbridge Rugby Club oblong ball evangelists first ... Read More »

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Team Dupont wins provincial curling title

By Woodard, Dale on April 17th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Nanette Dupont rink is heading to Nationals later his year. Dupont and her team of third Samantha Davies, second Kendra Nakagama and lead Avice DeKelver downed the Calgary North Hill Curling Club 11-3 in the provincial final Sunday at the Calgary Curling Club. With the win, the Dupont rink will represent Alberta ... Read More »

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Copperheads hand out the hardware

By Woodard, Dale on April 16th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads wrapped up another Heritage Junior Hockey League season with its awards banquet last weekend. Earning the double honour of Most Valuable Player and playoff MVP was goaltender Nolan Berner. Ty Abbott won the Top Scorer award, while Jayden Bexte was selected as the top Defensive Forward and Most Improved Player. ... Read More »

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Gerlitz gets invite for tour event

By Woodard, Dale on April 16th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Jamie Gerlitz didn’t get a chance to check out the Mackenzie Tour PGA Tour Canada Lethbridge Paradise Canyon Open when it made its inaugural stop in southern Alberta last June. That’s OK, because the head professional at the Picture Butte Golf Club will get a chance to experience it first ... Read More »

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World curling brought exposure to city

By Woodard, Dale on April 16th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The curling world hurried hard to Lethbridge last week. As the Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men’s Curling Championship took the hack at the Enmax Centre March 30 to April 7, the eyes of the curling world were on southern Alberta. Turns out, some of those pebbled ice fans from across the ... Read More »

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MMA athletes get in the cage

By Woodard, Dale on April 15th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Multiple medals were handed out as Rumble In The Cage 61 took the ring Friday night at the Servus Sports Centre. Following three days of caged action at the Canadian National Amateur Championships, some local mixed martial arts talent earned national titles as Lethbridge’s Ali Dewsbery of the Canadian Martial Arts Centre struck ... Read More »

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Iwaasa on the court with Team Canada

By Woodard, Dale on April 15th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Coby Iwaasa is raising his racket at the Pan American Racquetball Championships. The Lethbridge athlete is part of a two-man, four-woman Canadian team taking part at the event in Barranquilla, Colombia which began Saturday and runs until this Saturday. Iwaasa is joined by Samuel Murray of Baie-Comeau, Que. as well as Jennifer Saunders ... Read More »

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Cudas lacrosse strikes silver

By Woodard, Dale on April 15th, 2019

Cudas lacrosse strikes silver Lethbridge The Lethbridge Bantam Cudas lacrosse team brought home a silver medal from some tournament action this weekend. The Cudas advanced to the final of the Swift Current Tournament Sunday afternoon, but lost 5-2 to the Moose Jaw Mustangs to take home the silver medal. Lethbridge kicked off the weekend with ... Read More »

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Lightning strike for awards

By Nick Kuhl on April 13th, 2019

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Lightning capped off a successful second year in the  Ranchland Hockey League with their annual awards banquet Friday at the  Lethbridge Legion. Following a season that saw the Lightning go 16-4-0-0 in the regular  season, advance to the league final and eventually win a provincial  bronze medal, it only made sense to ... Read More »

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