October 20th, 2020

Local Sports

Kodiak student-athletes earn CCAA Scholar honours

By Woodard, Dale on September 18th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge College Kodiaks excelled not just in competition during the 2019-20 season, but in the classroom as well with 49 student-athletes earning Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) National Scholar honours – the most of any Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) institution, and second most in Canada. To be named a national scholar, student-athletes ... Read More »

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A reason to celebrate – Prairie Baseball Academy hosts first alumni weekend

By Woodard, Dale on September 15th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald As they head into the fall portion of their schedule, the Prairie Baseball Academy took time to recognize their past on the weekend. It began with a tip off the ball cap to an instrumental individual to the PBA program with the fourth annual Keith Jorgensen Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament Friday ... Read More »

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Lethbridge Badminton Club ending after 22 years

By Woodard, Dale on September 12th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Badminton Club has lobbed its last serve. After 22 years of coaching the sport that has meant so much to their lives and to helping local youths, Paul and Sharon Fogtmann are taking the club off the court, citing not only the COVID-19 pandemic, but the difficulty maintaining ... Read More »

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Pronghorn Citizenship Scholarship announced

By Woodard, Dale on September 12th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald Two University of Lethbridge Pronghorns alumnus and a faculty member have teamed up to create a new scholarship. The Pronghorn Citizenship Awards has been set up through donations from Pronghorn alumni Cam Slomp (BA ’92), U of L alumnus Terry Whitehead (BA ’94) and Shelly Wismath, the Dean of the School of Liberal ... Read More »

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RMTC returns this weekend

By Yoos, Cam on September 12th, 2020

ROCKY MOUNTAIN TURF CLUB After a very successful opening weekend for Rocky Mountain Turf Club, with near-record betting numbers, last Monday was rained out due to inclement weather. That day will be made up this Monday at 6 p.m., with a 1:15 p.m. start Saturday and Sunday for three racing days in total. Opening weekend ... Read More »

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Piers commits to join Kodiaks volleyball program

By Woodard, Dale on September 11th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s volleyball team made an addition to its roster Thursday, announcing the commitment of Cameron Piers. The six-foot-four middle/outside attacker from Barrhead comes to southern Alberta from the Barrhead Composite High School Gryphons volleyball program. During his time in Barrhead, Piers helped his school capture back-to-back Alberta Schools Athletic ... Read More »

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Lethbridge, Medicine Hat ringette associations teaming up

By Woodard, Dale on September 5th, 2020

Lethbridge herald The Lethbridge Ringette Association has teamed up with the Medicine Hat Ringette Association for the upcoming season. With the COVID-19 throwing restrictions on travel this season, the two associations have created the “Sunny South League” for the 2020-21 ringette season. Typically the LRA is part of the Calgary Ringette League and often travel ... Read More »

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Evans improves heptathlon scores

By Woodard, Dale on September 5th, 2020

Lethbridge Local athlete Ryan Evans completed his second heptathlon in a little under a month this week. Evans, who just started his Grade 12 year at LCI, ran his second race Monday at the University of Lethbridge Stadium and the Civic Centre Track, improving by 180 points from a month ago and posting personal bests ... Read More »

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Pronghorns women’s soccer suspended after breaking cohort protocols

By Herald on September 4th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge and Pronghorn Athletics has suspended its Pronghorns women’s soccer program after discovering it was breaking sport cohort protocols, the university announced in a statement on Friday. While Canada West and U SPORT soccer seasons were cancelled this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, teams were permitted to continue to ... Read More »

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Horse racing returns with restrictions in place

By Woodard, Dale on September 4th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Rocky Mountain Turf Club is ready to derby it up this fall. Of course, the usual COVID-19 protocols will be in place as the RMTC heads into the fall schedule, but Rose Rossi, RMTC and Bullys Casino general manager, said the race day vibe will remain in place as ... Read More »

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Granson captures Lethbridge Tennis Club championship

By Woodard, Dale on September 3rd, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The summer of 2020 will go down as a quiet one on the tennis court for Dylan Granson. Nonetheless, it ended with a bang for the 16-year-old member of the Lethbridge Tennis Club. Granson defeated defending club champion James Kwan 6-3, 6-4 in the final Sunday afternoon at the Lethbridge ... Read More »

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