April 22nd, 2024

Local Sports

Yavitu wins a second consecutive provincial title

By Lethbridge Herald on April 11th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Young West Wind gymnasts, Amalia Yavitu, was crowned a provincial champion again this past weekend at the Alberta Provincial Championship. The local gymnasts won the Level 6 provincial title in Calgary after an accumulation of placing first in the vault and bars, fourth in beams and eighth on the floor. ... Read More »

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Tschigerl grateful for time in WHL

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Sean Tschigerl completed his WHL career last week when the team was swept out of the first round of the playoffs by the Swift Current Broncos. The over ager compiled 52 points this season split between the Canes and Calgary Hitmen. He was dealt to the Canes ... Read More »

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Nicol reflects on swimming career

By Lethbridge Herald on April 10th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Rachel Nicol reflected on what was a successful swimming career after announcing her retirement from competitive competition earlier this year after 26 years. “Overall, it feels good,” said Nicol, when asked about how it feels to be retired. “I feel content with the decision,  I don’t look back at it ... Read More »

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Shields wins double gold at nationals

By Lethbridge Herald on April 9th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald  Lethbridge Amateur Wrestling Association’s Payton Shields finally made the top of the podium this past weekend in Mississauga in her third trip to the National Wrestling Championships Shields captured gold  in both the freestyle and Greco Roman styles after going undefeated in the Women’s 57 kg , U19 categories. “I’d ... Read More »

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Arntsen leaves a lasting impression on and off the ice

By Lethbridge Herald on April 9th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Hurricanes captain Joe Arntsen has now finished out his storied five-year WHL career and left an impact on his teammates and in the community. “It’s meant everything,” said Arntsen. “Coming in here, I didn’t really  know anything about Lethbridge and right from day one, Pete (Anholt), and the coaching ... Read More »

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Nicol retires from competitive swimming

By Lethbridge Herald on April 5th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Rachel Nicol has announced her retirement after 26 years of competitive swimming, “2024 was on the horizon (for) Paris with the Olympics and that was really  what kind of made me take a hard look at swimming and if I wanted to go for another Olympic trials,” said Nicol. “It’s ... Read More »

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Hurricanes learn a lot after another early playoff exit

By Lethbridge Herald on April 5th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes learned a lot as a team after another season with an early playoff exit. This was the third consecutive season the Canes were swept in the first round of the playoffs  “We’re disappointed to be done obviously,” said Bill Peters, Hurricanes head coach. “So probably left a ... Read More »

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Griffins look to resiliency and key players

By Lethbridge Herald on April 4th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Winston Churchill Griffins senior girls rugby team will look to defence and resiliency mixed in with experienced players to carry them this season. “I think it’s going to be huge,” said coach Shannon Court, on the importance of defence and resiliency. “We’ll be battling Chinook and CCH most likely ... Read More »

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PBA struggling to find routine in current weather pattern

By Lethbridge Herald on April 4th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Prairie Baseball Academy Dawgs varsity team are feeling the effect of the unpredictable weather in this young Canadian College Baseball Conference season. The Dawgs have not hit the outside field at Lloyd Nolan Yard yet this season and have ran practices at their indoor facility, which has caused a ... Read More »

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Whittmire finishes rookie season a champion

By Lethbridge Herald on April 4th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Local curler Ayden Whittmire had a first season to remember as a member of the University of Regina Cougars men’s curling team. While he was an alternate, he did see playing time in the recent U Sports Championship in Fredericton, where the Cougars were crowned champions after beating Dalhousie University ... Read More »

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Canes season ends in Game 4 double overtime

By Lethbridge Herald on April 3rd, 2024

Justin Seward – LETHBRIDGE HERALD – sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes’ season came to an end Wednesday night as Conor Geekie scored the game winner in double overtime to hand the Swift Current Broncos a 5-4 victory and a sweep in the teams’ first round Western Hockey League playoff series.  “It’s tough,” said Bill Peters, Hurricanes head coach. ... Read More »

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