October 24th, 2020

Local Sports

Lots on the line for final weekend of horse racing

By Yoos, Cam on October 9th, 2020

ROCKY MOUNTAIN TURF CLUB The final three days of live racing at Rocky Mountain Turf Club this weekend -including Thanksgiving Monday -will feature thrills for everyone. The various stakes races are the Derby for three year olds, as well as a stakes race for the older colts and geldings, along with another stakes race, “The ... Read More »

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Cotton goes to Red Wings

By Woodard, Dale on October 8th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Alex Cotton is bound for the Motor City. Which is fitting, considering in the 2019-20 Western Hockey League season the second-year defenceman for the Lethbridge Hurricanes had an offensive output that went into overdrive. On the second day of the NHL draft Wednesday, the Detroit Red Wings selected Cotton in ... Read More »

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Greig drafted by Senators

By Lethbridge Herald on October 7th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Ridly Greig is taking his game to Canada’s Capital. The Lethbridge product and second-year forward with the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League was selected in the first round and 28th overall by the Ottawa Senators in the opening day of the NHL draft Tuesday night. Greig enjoyed a ... Read More »

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New name for Lethbridge Ringette teams

By Lethbridge Herald on October 7th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Ringette Association is ready to strike. In an announcement at Henderson Arena on Saturday, the LRA unveiled its apt new name. With the 2020-21 season around the corner, the LRA announced all their age groups will play under the name of Rattlers.  Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ... Read More »

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Poker rally brings awareness to Trigeminal Neuralgia

By Lethbridge Herald on October 7th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald Some local residents are hoping to one day hold a winning hand against a so-far incurable disease. Recognizing International Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day, slated for Wednesday, Jackie Anderson-Lea, her daughter Mackenzie Lea and some car poolers got an early start in the ongoing quest to build awareness for the neurological disease. ... Read More »

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Canada West delays sports decision

By Lethbridge Herald on October 3rd, 2020

Lethbridge Herald A decision on second-term Canada West sports will wait a bit longer. Canada West announced Friday it will delay the decision on whether second term conference competition proceeds in the New Year until no later than Nov. 2 in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  The original deadline for a decision was Oct. ... Read More »

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Popularity reaching new heights at RMTC

By Lethbridge Herald on October 3rd, 2020

Submitted by the Rocky Mountain Turf Club The B Cup Stakes were held last weekend at Rocky Mountain Turf Club and it proved to be an outstanding day of horse racing.  Large crowds socially distanced, were there to lay their money down, and they did just that. The biggest day for money bet was Monday ... Read More »

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Horns conclude fall golf season

By Woodard, Dale on September 29th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns golf team enjoyed a little playoff action in their second Canada West outing of the season. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that will be it for the golf season for now. Pronghorn Michael McDougall-Price wound up in a three-person playoff against the Calgary Dinos ... Read More »

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Beaton, Pasquotti named Kinsmen Sports Persons of the Year

By Lethbridge Herald on September 26th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame has named its Kinsmen Sports Persons of the Year. Earning the nod this year is judoka Evelyn Beaton and soccer player Nico Pasquotti. Beaton won multiple international tournaments over multiple age groups and was named the female recipient. Pasquotti, one of the top offensive threats for the ... Read More »

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Carey to fill in as Horns’ women’s soccer coach

By Woodard, Dale on September 25th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald As a transition piece to the end of October, Lethbridge College Kodiaks soccer coach Sean Carey will serve as the interim coach of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer program. Last week, the Horns relieved coaches Ilsa Wong and Jack Reddy of their duties after the the women’s soccer program was found ... Read More »

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Lethbridge Sport Council celebrates National Coaches Week

By Herald on September 24th, 2020

Lethbridge Sport Council National Coaches Week is Sept. 19-27 and the Lethbridge Sport Council is celebrating the positive impact coaches have on athletes and the community. LSC is celebrating the dedication, wisdom, and accomplishments of over 30 local coaches this week. These coaches represent many different sports in the community, from the grassroots level to ... Read More »

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