September 20th, 2018

Local Sports

Rams top Pride in volleyball

By Jensen, Randy on September 20th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD LCI Rams swept Coaldale Kate Andrews Pride in Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League boys’ play on Wednesday. The visiting Rams defeated the Pride 3-0 by scores of 25-13, 25-19 and 25-17. There was no junior varsity game. In other action, Magrath Zeniths defeated the Winston Churchill Bulldogs 3-1 by scores of25-15, 26-24, ... Read More »

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CCH pulls out volleyball win

By Jensen, Randy on September 19th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD It was an epic battle between Catholic Central and Chinook in Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League girls’ play on Tuesday. Host Catholic Central and visiting Chinook took it to the limit in varsity play with the Cougars emerging 16-14 winners in the fifth set. Coyotes built a 2-0 lead after the first ... Read More »

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High school South Zone golf champs decided

By Jensen, Randy on September 19th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Alanna Makarchuk of Taber W.R. Myers captured the gold medal at the South Zone High School Golf Championships Tuesday at Paradise Canyon Golf Resort. Makarchuk fired an 18-hole total of 80 for a five-shot victory over Chelsea Joseph of Chinook. Tayler Ellis and Elizabeth McLeod tied for the bronze with rounds of 101. ... Read More »

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Fall high school sports filling the pews

By Woodard, Dale on September 19th, 2018

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells I was tickled last week to again witness large, boisterous gatherings at local volleyball and football games, even though the girdiron faithful faced less than ideal meteorological conditions. Looks to me like sizable throngs may well be common again this week. – – The Southern Alberta ... Read More »

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‘Extreme Indian relay races’ set for Rocky Mountain Turf Club

By Mabell, Dave on September 19th, 2018

Dave Mabell Lethbridge Herald dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com Two days of “extreme Indian relay races” will help mark Treaty 7 Day in Lethbridge. The Blackfoot Canadian Cultural Society and the Rocky Mountain Turf Club will present a fall edition of the traditional races, first seen in Lethbridge a year ago. A grand entry, powwow demonstrations and a merchandise ... Read More »

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Vandervlis to attend Canes opener

By Kuhl, Nick on September 19th, 2018

Nick Kuhl Lethbridge Herald nkuhl@lethbridgeherald.com Ryan Vandervlis is anticipated to make a return to the Enmax Centre on Friday. The Lethbridge Hurricanes’ forward, the team announced Tuesday, is scheduled to partake in a special pre-game ceremony ahead of the team’s season opener against Medicine Hat, as well as to attend the game.\ Vandervlis was injured ... Read More »

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Johansson retiring after 32 years at college

By Woodard, Dale on September 19th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The most decorated coach in Kodiaks Athletics history is leaving the trail. After more than 30 years as the head coach of the Kodiaks cross-country running and indoor track team, the college announced Tuesday that Bertil Johansson will retire at the end of the season. Johansson took over the Kodiaks cross-country program from ... Read More »

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Charity hockey game coming to Coaldale

By Jensen, Randy on September 18th, 2018

COALDALE A charity hockey game featuring members of the Magrath Minor Hockey Alumni to benefit NOKA (No-Kill Alliance) will take place Friday from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Sportsplex. A special bagpipes performance by Joe Brewster will kick off the evening at 7 p.m. sharp. Admission is $5 with all proceeds going to NOKA, preventing ... Read More »

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Hurricanes turn a profit again

By Woodard, Dale on September 18th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes are once again in the black. The Western Hockey League club held its 33rd annual Shareholders Meeting Monday night at the Enmax Centre Lounge. After a third straight trip to the post-season and a second straight trek to the Eastern Conference final – going six games both ... Read More »

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Local high school football teams stay in the top-10

By Lethbridge Herald on September 17th, 2018

Lethbridge The Raymond Comets and LCI Rams have maintained top-10 placings in the Football Alberta Tier I ranks. As Week 3 wrapped up, the 2-0 Comets, who had a bye week, are in fourth place, while the Rams (2-1) sit in seventh after their 24-0 win over Calgary Ernest Manning in exhibiton play Friday night ... Read More »

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Turnovers costly for Pronghorns rugby team

By Lethbridge Herald on September 17th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorn women’s rugby team is still searching for their first win of the season. The Horns were downed 20-0 by the University of Victoria Vikes during Canada West play Sunday afternoon in Victoria, dropping the team to 0-3 at the midway point of the season and ... Read More »

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