March 31st, 2020

Local Sports

Simpson stepping down as Kodiaks’ head coach

By Yoos, Cam on March 19th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Deanna Simpson is stepping down as head coach of the Kodiaks women’s basketball team after three seasons guiding the program. Simpson, expecting her first child in the coming months, said the time is right to step away. “I have enjoyed being the head coach for the past three years as I was provided ... Read More »

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Lethbridge 2020 Alberta Summer Games Society

By Woodard, Dale on March 18th, 2020

Lethbridge Sport Council The Lethbridge 2020 Alberta Summer Games Society continue their plan to host the Games on July 23 to 26. Updates will be posted on their Facebook page and website as they monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19. Softball is our feature sport this week. Youth programming is offered by the Lethbridge Minor Softball ... Read More »

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UPDATE: Castle Mountain Resort closed for the season

By Woodard, Dale on March 17th, 2020

UPDATE: Castle Mountain Resort closing for the season as of March 17 Lethbridge Herald The slopes are still open at Castle Mountain Resort. With the recent development of the COVID-19 virus, the resort has made changes to its operations for all skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and fat-biking enthusiasts with the plan to keep the lifts running ... Read More »

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Kodiaks edged in bronze-medal game

By Lethbridge Herald on March 16th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com On a very busy final day of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association men’s volleyball championship, the Lethbridge Kodiaks fell just shy of a medal.Facing the Volontaires de Sherbrooke for the second time in three days, the Kodiaks dropped a heart-stopping 3-2 decision to their Quebec counterparts in the bronze medal ... Read More »

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Hurricanes players head home in face of COVID-19 pandemic

By Woodard, Dale on March 16th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes are being sent home, for now. The Hurricanes announced Sunday that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and continued travel restrictions, the club has released all players to return home to their families while the season remains suspended. The Hurricanes, in conjunction with the Canadian Hockey League and Western ... Read More »

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Moonlight Run cancelled

By Woodard, Dale on March 14th, 2020

Moonlight Run cancelled Lethbridge In an effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19, The Runners Soul Moonlight Run has been cancelled. The 2020 race was scheduled to take place March 21. “In light of (Thursday’s) announcement by the Alberta government we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Moonlight Run scheduled for ... Read More »

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Hockey season put on hold

By Woodard, Dale on March 13th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Canadian Hockey League has been put on pause. Following consultation with medical professionals and meetings Thursday with the Canadian Hockey League board of directors in regards ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, it was determined all hockey activity in the Western Hockey League will be paused until further notice. ... Read More »

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COVID-19 concerns sideline high school zone tourneys

By Woodard, Dale on March 13th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The COVID-19 virus has sidelined the 1A and 2A as well as 4A and junior varsity South Zone basketball playdowns. Following an emergency meeting of the Alberta Schools Athletic Association executive committee Thursday afternoon, the decision was made to indefinitely postpone this year’s ASAA provincials amid growing concern over the ... Read More »

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Kodiaks men’s volleyball team loses a close one to Sherbrooke

By Woodard, Dale on March 13th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s volleyball team was involved in the closest game of the day at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Volleyball Championship in Fredericton, N.B., Thursday. The locals went the five-set distance and staged a comeback to get it to the last set, but unfortunately they weren’t able to end ... Read More »

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Pronghorn rugby adds key recruit

By Lethbridge Herald on March 12th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team has announced a second player to next year’s recruiting class with the addition of Sam Ganske.Ganske joins local product Teagan Viney as the first two women’s rugby recruits for next fall.“Sam is returning to Alberta after playing rugby in the U.K. for a few years ... Read More »

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4A semifinals set for tonight

By Yoos, Cam on March 12th, 2020

lethbridge herald South Zone action in the Southern Alberta High School Basketball League continues today with semifinal games at the 1st Choice Savings Centre at the University of Lethbridge. In girls’ play, second-seeded Lethbridge Collegiate Institute will take on third-seed Magrath in the semifinals at 3 p.m. Cardston will play top-seeded Raymond Comets in the ... Read More »

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