February 18th, 2019

Local Sports

Kodiaks continue fight for their post-season lives

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Michael Clemons got an unexpected visitor. As the graduating guard for the Lethbridge College Kodiaks got ready for his final Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference regular season home game Saturday afternoon at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium the product of El Paso, Texas via Grande Prairie knew there were going to be ... Read More »

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Golden Bears get past Pronghorns

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team fell just shy of a final-four bid. Pushing the Alberta Golden Bears to a third-and-deciding game in their Canada West quarter-final, the Horns were topped 86-68 Saturday night in Edmonton. The Pronghorns won Game 1 76-75 Thursday night before the Golden Bears rebounded in Game ... Read More »

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Pandas win Panda Classic

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Magrath Pandas were tournament hosts as well as tournament champions. The Pandas earned the gold medal in this year’s Magrath Panda Classic Basketball Tournament Saturday night in Magrath. Lauren Payne led Magrath with a 20-point night as the Pandas defeated the Cardston Cougars 74-31. Jenna Taylor added 15 points for the Pandas ... Read More »

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Copperheads facing the Cubs in second round of playoffs

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2019

Lethbridge The Coaldale Copperheads opponent in the second round of the Heritage Junior Hockey League is set. After receiving a bye in the first round for clinching first place in the HJHL South Division, the Copperheads will face the Medicine Hat Cubs in a best-of-seven series starting Tuesday night at 8 p.m. at the Coaldale ... Read More »

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Horns bow out in double OT

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team nearly pushed the Calgary Dinos to the limit. Looking to stay alive in Game 2 of their best-of-three Canada West quarter-final series against the Dinos, the Horns pushed their higher-ranked opponent to a second overtime before the Dinos prevailed with a 4-3 ... Read More »

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Blades dull the Hurricanes

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com After going great guns in their previous two games, the Lethbridge Hurricanes big guns were silenced Saturday night. The Canes were downed 5-2 by the blazing Saskatoon Blades in Western Hockey League play Saturday night at the Enmax Centre. Coming off 6-2 and 7-2 wins over the Calgary Hitmen and ... Read More »

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Cougar boys stay in first

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Cardston Cougars varsity boys basketball team padded its lead atop the Southern Alberta High School Basketball League standings. Hosting the Medicine Hat Mohawks Saturday afternoon, the Cougars posted a 106-69 win to improve to 9-1, four points ahead of the 7-2 LCI Rams and the Mohawks, also 7-2. Leading the Cougars was ... Read More »

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Muller races to two medals at Canada Winter Games

By Woodard, Dale on February 18th, 2019

Muller races to two medals at Canada Winter Games Lethbridge Kaleb Muller is already off to a double medal showing at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer. The 20-year-old speedskater from Cranford combined with teammates Paul Coderre, Max Halyk and Joshua Hathaway for a gold medal in the men’s team pursuit in the ... Read More »

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Canes dulled by Blades

By Lethbridge Herald on February 16th, 2019

Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comAfter going great guns in their previous two games, the Lethbridge  Hurricanes big guns were silenced Saturday night.The Canes were downed 5-2 by the blazing Saskatoon Blades in Western  Hockey League play Saturday night at the Enmax Centre.Coming off 6-2 and 7-2 wins over the Calgary Hitmen and Swift Current  Broncos, respectively, earlier in the week, ... Read More »

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Dinos strike first against Horns

By Woodard, Dale on February 16th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s hockey team did a little chasing, but couldn’t quite catch up. The Horns were downed 5-1 by the Calgary Dinos in Game 1 of the teams’ best-of-three Canada West quarter-final series Friday night in Calgary. The Pronghorns trailed 3-1 after two periods, but a ... Read More »

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High school hoops hits the floor

By Woodard, Dale on February 16th, 2019

High school hoops hits the floor Lethbridge Southern Alberta High School Basketball League play as well as tournament action was on the hardwood Friday night. In boys play, the LCI Rams hosted the Medicine Hat Mohawks, while the Taber W.R. Myers Rebels junior varsity girls hosted the Chinook Coyotes. In tournament action, the Magrath Pandas ... Read More »

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