December 9th, 2018

Local Sports

High school leagues return to the hardcourt

By Submitted Article on December 5th, 2018

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells Unlike football, with only one area high school league, and volleyball’s two I’m aware of, there are a relative plethora of hoop loops. Last week I briefly previewed the associated Southern Alberta High School Girls and 4A Boys Basketball Leagues (www.SouthHoops.ca) in this space. Those are ... Read More »

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Lightning win on the road

By Woodard, Dale on December 4th, 2018

Lightning win on the road Lethbridge The Lethbridge Lightning posted another win to remain in the race for first place in the Ranchland Hockey League. The Lightning hit double digits as they downed the Kainai Braves 11-5 Saturday night in Standoff. With the win, the Lightning move to 6-2 and into a tie for first ... Read More »

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Southern Alberta High School Basketball League hits the court

By Woodard, Dale on December 4th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Southern Alberta High School Basketball League is back on the hardwood for another season. The tipoff is tonight with five boys games and one girls game on the slate. Locally, the Winston Churchill Bulldogs host the Catholic Central Cougars, while the Chinook Coyotes head to Raymond to take on the Comets. The ... Read More »

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Copperheads perfect on the weekend

By Woodard, Dale on December 4th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Three wins and two three-star honours. In all, it was a good Heritage Junior Hockey League weekend for the Coaldale Copperheads, who improved to 18-3-2 following a pair of wins over the Lomond Lakers and the Strathmore Wheatland Kings to remain atop the Southern Divisions standings. When the weekend wrapped up, two Copperheads ... Read More »

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Bagnah headed to Boise State

By Woodard, Dale on December 4th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Never has feeling Blue made Isaiah Bagnah feel so happy. One thing is for sure, it has allowed the student at LCI to take the next step in his football career. At a press conference Monday afternoon at LCI, the Rams announced Bagnah will be heading south of the border ... Read More »

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Among the finalists

By Woodard, Dale on December 4th, 2018

Hurricanes’ Addison off to World Junior Selection Camp Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Calen Addison grew up watching the World Junior Championship. Now, the defenceman for the Lethbridge Hurricanes is part of the process. In a press conference Monday morning in Calgary, Addison was one of 34 players and seven Western Hockey League players selected ... Read More »

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Midget Canes rally for win

By Submitted Article on December 3rd, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Once their last line of defence got dialed in, the Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes liked their chances. Ultimately, it turned into a win as the Canes edged the Fort Saskatchewan Boston Pizza Rangers 4-3 in Alberta Midget Hockey League play Sunday afternoon at Nicholas Sheran Arena. The win caps a ... Read More »

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Canes top Rebels in OT thriller

By Woodard, Dale on December 3rd, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s only early December, but the Lethbridge Hurricanes and the Red Deer Rebels served up some playoff atmosphere Sunday night. Hurricanes rookie defenceman Nolan Jones scored 1:50 into overtime for a 5-4 win in Western Hockey League play at the Enmax Centre. In regulation, Hurricanes forward Taylor Ross netted the ... Read More »

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Horns lose heading into semester break

By Woodard, Dale on December 2nd, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team will head into the semester break at 5-5, while the men will start the New Year looking to snap a six-game losing streak. Wrapping up the back half of a home-and-home Canada West series with the Calgary Dinos Saturday in Calgary, the Pronghorns women’s team ... Read More »

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Midget Hurricanes hosting Fort Saskatchewan today

By Woodard, Dale on December 2nd, 2018

Midget Hurricanes hosting Fort Saskatchewan today Lethbridge Thanks to a convincing win Saturday, the Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes will go for a 2-0 homestand today. The Hurricanes defeated the Lloydminster Bandit Energy Bobcats 7-1 in Alberta Midget Hockey League play Saturday afternoon at Adams Arena to improve to 14-3-0. A scoresheet was unavailable at press ... Read More »

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Canes strike in second in win

By Woodard, Dale on December 2nd, 2018

Ryan McCracken Medicine Hat News rmccracken@medicinehatnews.com James Hamblin made the teddy bears fly on Saturday night at the Canalta Centre, but the Lethbridge Hurricanes still managed to rain on his parade. The Medicine Hat Tigers captain cut down the left wing and ripped a slapshot past Hurricanes goaltender Reece Klassen to send thousands of stuffed ... Read More »

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