April 14th, 2021

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U of L Hockey Advisory Committee discontinued

By Dale Woodard on March 19th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Hockey Advisory Committee, which has spent nearly the past year looking into the possibility of the reinstatement of the U of L Pronghorns men’s and women’s hockey programs, has been discontinued. The advisory — headed up by Hockey Advisory Committee chair Dan LaPlante — which was established last year ... Read More »

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Moulding savouring Brier victory

By Dale Woodard on March 17th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com Darren Moulding’s Brier championship is starting to sink in. Its taken the better part of 48 hours, but it’s starting to sink in nonetheless. The former ice maker for the Lethbridge Curling Club and the Coaldale Granite Curling Club and third for Team Alberta’s Brendan Bottcher — which also includes second Brad Thiessen, ... Read More »

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Lacrosse duo stepping up to Junior A

By Dale Woodard on March 17th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com Ries Bower and Carter Cook were preparing to be rivals. Fortunately for the two Lethbridge Cudas lacrosse players who will be moving up to the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League Junior A ranks, that only lasted one day. And they didn’t even have to play against each other. Bower and Cook were two of ... Read More »

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A little bit of everything for the Hurricanes

By Dale Woodard on March 16th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com Everything and the kitchen sink. In a nutshell, that’s what was thrown the Lethbridge Hurricanes way last weekend in a three-day, three-game set with the Red Deer Rebels. Quick starts, spotted leads, flurries of goals — both for and against — comebacks, a power play that clicked seven times in three games and ... Read More »

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Rebels take weekend finale over Hurricanes

By Dale Woodard on March 15th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes will settle for two out of three over the Red Deer Rebels. Playing in Game 3 of their weekend series, the Canes fell 5-1 to the Rebels in Western Hockey League play Sunday night in Red Deer. After wins on Friday and Saturday that were powered largely by special teams, ... Read More »

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Canes edge the Rebels in OT

By Dale Woodard on March 14th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Hurricanes power play continued to click this weekend. The Canes got past the Red Deer Rebels 4-3 in overtime in Western Hockey League play Saturday night at the Enmax Centre. Veteran defenceman and alternate captain Alex Cotton scored 53 seconds into overtime on the man adavantage as the Hurricanes power play went ... Read More »

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Hurricanes beat the Rebels

By Dale Woodard on March 13th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com What looked like a potentially long night at the rink for the Lethbridge Hurricanes instead turned out to be a comeback victory and a stats night to boot. The Canes snagged their first win of the 24-game Western Hockey League season courtesy a 7-4 decision over the Red Deer Rebels Friday night in ... Read More »

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Kindree finds a home in his last WHL season

By Dale Woodard on March 12th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com Liam Kindree’s phone rang. He didn’t recognize the number, not even the area code. He did, however, see the city that popped up on his viewfinder. Upon taking the call, however, the 21-year-forward — three days removed from being waived by the Kelowna Rockets, the team he spent his entire Western Hockey League ... Read More »

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Hurricanes schedule getting busy now

By Dale Woodard on March 12th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com It’s March, so why not have a playoff style schedule? Normally, that’s what would be happening in any normal Western Hockey League season. “Normal”, however, flew out the window almost exactly a year ago thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic that put major junior across the nation on ice. Instead, the middle of March ... Read More »

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Nothing but (virtual) net for Horns

By Dale Woodard on March 11th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team and The Children of St. Martha Elementary School are teaming up for a slam dunk right on the computer screen. The Horns have joined the west side elementary school for two weeks of basketball clinics with The Children of St. Martha Elementary School’s Grade 5 ... Read More »

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Horns hit the court once again

By Dale Woodard on March 11th, 2021

LETHBRIDGE HERALDsports@lethbridgeherald.com The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team is taking baby steps back onto the court. They are socially-distanced — and at first numerically restricted — baby steps, but baby steps nonetheless. For the first time since Nov. 27, the Horns were able to step back onto their 1st Choice Savings Centre home ... Read More »

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