September 20th, 2019

Local Sports

Kodiaks soccer hits the road

By Nick Kuhl on September 13th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks women’s soccer team hits the road this weekend with a national ranking. Following a 2-0 home-opening weekend, the Kodiaks head to Calgary Saturday to face the Ambrose Lions in Alberta Colleges Athletic Association action. Thanks to those wins over the University of Alberta–Augustana Vikings and Red Deer College Queens ... Read More »

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Dueck brings ample experience to the Horns

By Nick Kuhl on September 13th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Jesse Dueck is ready to be a leader on the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team. This much is for certain, the fifth-year defender from Coaldale brings not only ample soccer experience, but a little life experience as well. As the Horns get ready for their Canada West home-opener ... Read More »

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Wheatcroft commanding attention

By Woodard, Dale on September 13th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s never too early in the hockey season to start turning heads. Two games into the Lethbridge Hurricanes exhibition season, Chase Wheatcroft has already made caused a few double takes and craned necks. As the Canes skate into their third game of the Western Hockey League preseason tonight as they ... Read More »

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Five high school gridiron games on the slate

By Woodard, Dale on September 13th, 2019

Lethbridge A total of five football games – four exhibition and one interlocking – takes the gridiron this weekend in the high school action. In Southern Alberta High School Football League interlocking play, the Chinook Coyotes and the Catholic Central Cougars clash tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. Prior to that, ... Read More »

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Cougars top Comets

By Woodard, Dale on September 13th, 2019

Cougars top the Comets Lethbridge The Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League hit the court for opening week Tuesday and Wednesday. In Cardston, the Cardston Cougars girls defeated the Raymond Comets 3-0 (25-23, 25-21, 25-13). The Comets won the junior varsity game 3-0 (25-18, 25-23, 25-22). At Chinook, the Coyotes girls varsity and junior varsity ... Read More »

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Copperheads skating into preseason

By Woodard, Dale on September 13th, 2019

Copperheads skating into preseason Lethbridge The Coaldale Copperheads drop the puck on their preseason this weekend. The Heritage Junior Hockey League Junior B team hosts the Medicine Hat Cubs Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Coaldale Sportsplex. The team is in Medicine Hat Sunday afternoon for the rematch at 4:15 p.m. Coaldale starts the 2019-20 ... Read More »

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Choi, Makarchuk win golf titles

By Yoos, Cam on September 12th, 2019

lethbridge herald Ethan Choi of St. Michael’s Pincher Creek and Alana Makarchuk of W.R. Myers in Taber were the individual champions at the Southern Alberta High School Golf zone championships Wednesday. Choi, who shot 67, was a one-shot winner over Graedon Woodward of Cardston in the boys compeition at the Vulcan Golf and Country Club. ... Read More »

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Pronghorns name athletes of the week

By Yoos, Cam on September 11th, 2019

lethbridge herald Ellis Davies and Savanna Collision have been named The Two Guys and a Pizza Place Pronghorn Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sept. 8. Following a season-ending injury to captain Marcus Menzies, third-year Pronghorn Davies stepped in to lead the men’s soccer team and was a key contributor to the Pronghorns ... Read More »

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Resilient Horns tie Huskies

By Woodard, Dale on September 10th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The young University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s soccer team just got a tad older and wiser. The Pronghorns duelled the Saskatchewan Huskies to a 1-1 tie in Canada West play Saturday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge. Lethbridge’s Landon Veluw scored in the 74th minute on a nice tap-in to ... Read More »

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LRC Division II men clinch CRU playoff spot

By Woodard, Dale on September 10th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Rugby Union Division II men’s team is playoff bound. In a must-win situation Saturday in Calgary, the LRC downed the Calgary Canucks 39-19 in Calgary Rugby Union play, securing spot in the league semifinals this Saturday in Calgary. The LRC (4-5-0) needed two wins in their final two games and beat ... Read More »

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Bullets target a final berth

By Woodard, Dale on September 10th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Bullets soccer team reached the final of the Whitefish Soccer Tournament. They didn’t win, but nonetheless brought home an accomplishment. The Bullets lost 3-1 to the host Montana Rapids in the final Sunday afternoon, marking the first time since 1994 a Lethbridge team made it to the gold medal game. In ... Read More »

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