April 14th, 2021

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Coaldale Baseball Association starting up

By Cole Parkinson on March 27th, 2021

The baseball season is right around the corner and the Coaldale Baseball Association (CBA) is hoping 2021 provides a full season for its players. After a year of continuous pandemic, the group is hoping restrictions lessen in order to get kids back on the diamond early this spring. The CBA has begun its annual start-up ... Read More »

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Lethbridge Boxing Club getting back into shape

By Dale Woodard on March 27th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Boxing Club has come out swinging at the COVID-19 pandemic. The club located just off Mayor Magrath Drive is now technically open, but a normal hands-on training routine that comes with the sport is now a hands-off endeavour in keeping with pandemic protocol for owner and coach Rick Duff. After being ... Read More »

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Western Canadian Baseball League going with Canadian talent this season

By Dale Woodard on March 26th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Western Canadian Baseball League will have a distinctly Canadian look, player-wise, and an Albertan look, teams-wise, this season. For the first time in WCBL history, all players will be from Canada with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic keeping the borders closed to the American players who normally come up in the summer. Border ... Read More »

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Hurricanes focusing on the positives

By Dale Woodard on March 26th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes power play has been a plus thus far this season. The five-on-five, however, remains in the negatives. As they get set for their third straight three-games-in-as-many-days weekend — this time against the Medicine Hat Tigers starting tonight in Medicine Hat at 7 p.m. — the Canes will continue working that ... Read More »

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Greig, Badgers strike NCAA gold

By Dale Woodard on March 25th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com Dara Greig and her University of Wisconsin Badgers teammates were unsure if there was even going to be a season. Now, the Lethbridge product and her women’s hockey teammates are Frozen Four NCAA champions. Facing the top-ranked Northeastern Huskies in the championship final Saturday in Erie, Penn., Greig and the second-seeded Badgers pushed ... Read More »

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Canes honour game day assisant on World Down Syndrome Day

By Dale Woodard on March 23rd, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com On Sunday the Lethbridge Hurricanes were playing for somebody not necessarily on their roster, but certainly a key component of their team. Sunday was World Down Syndrome Day — the date selected on the 21st day of the third month to signify the uniqueness of the triplication of the 21st chromosome which causes ... Read More »

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Canes comeback vs Hitmen falls short

By Dale Woodard on March 23rd, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com A late third period push Sunday night fell just short for the Lethbridge Hurricanes. As a result, the Canes will settle for three of a possible six weekend points following a 7-4 loss to the Calgary Hitmen in Western Hockey League play Sunday night at the Enmax Centre. The Canes fell behind 4-1 ... Read More »

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New lacrosse season is bringing the excitement in Taber

By Garrett Simmons on March 23rd, 2021

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us, these are exciting times for the Taber Lacrosse Association. Taber officially became a lacrosse association this year, which means players will be registering to play with Taber teams this season, not through Lethbridge. “So, for us to become official for this season, it is kind of ... Read More »

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Hurricanes comeback falls short against Hitmen

By Dale Woodard on March 22nd, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com A big comeback wasn’t quite in the cards for the Lethbridge Hurricanes. The Canes were downed 7-4 by the Calgary Hitmen in Western Hockey League play Sunday night at the Enmax Centre. Wrapping up a three-game series in as many days against the Hitmen, the Hurricanes quickly fell behind 4-1 to Calgary in ... Read More »

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Hitmen rally to beat Canes in OT

By Dale Woodard on March 21st, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes looked poised for a pair of points, but instead they’ll settle for one. The Canes fell to the Calgary Hitmen 4-3 in overtime in Western Hockey League play Saturday night in Calgary. The Hurricanes led 3-1 with a little over five minutes to go, but the Hitmen rallied for a ... Read More »

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Thomson backstops Canes to win

By Dale Woodard on March 20th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com Bryan Thomson rebounded nicely and the Lethbridge Hurricanes are back in the win column as a result. The Canes goaltender kicked out 34 of 35 shots as Lethbridge downed the Calgary Hitmen 3-1 in Western Hockey League play Friday night at the Enmax Centre, kicking off the first of three games this weekend. ... Read More »

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