March 31st, 2020

Local Sports

Kainai and St. Mary’s advance at zones

By Yoos, Cam on March 12th, 2020

lethbridge herald Zone playdowns in the 1A and 2A boys and girls high school basketball tournament continued Wednesday night at the Val Matteotti gymnasium. 2A GIRLS Kainai 70 vs. F.P. Walshe 35 Jurnee Eagle Plume and Chase Wells-Creighton scored 19 and 18 points respectively as Kainai topped F.P. Walshe of Fort Macleod. Eight players hit ... Read More »

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Comets open zones with victory

By Woodard, Dale on March 11th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Southern Alberta High School Basketball League zone playoffs got underway Tuesday night at schools of the highest-seeded team. 4A boys Top-seed Raymond Comets opened with a 100-55 victory over No. 8 Winston Churchill Bulldogs as seven players hit double figures. Jeter Heggie led the winners with 20 points while Reuben Baldry, Drake ... Read More »

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Forettes and Lakers among winners in 1A girls zone basketball play

By Woodard, Dale on March 11th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The second day of the Alberta Schools Athletic Association 1A and 2A South Zone boys and girls basketball playdowns were in full swing at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium at Lethbridge College on Tuesday. 1A girls #2 Foremost Forettes 54 vs. #7 Picture Butte Sugar Queens 34 Kamryn Yancie scored 31 points to power ... Read More »

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Arm wrestlers get a grip at inaugural tournament

By Lethbridge Herald on March 10th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Local armwrestlers took the stage and showed a little muscle Saturday afternoon at the Royal Canadian Legion General Stewart Branch No. 4.The Lethbridge Arm Wrestling Club invited everyone to get in on the act as the club held its first LAWC Classic Armwrestling Tournament.With two world titles and 25 Canadian ... Read More »

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Correction

By Woodard, Dale on March 10th, 2020

Correction There was an error in the Southern Alberta High School Basketball League roundup in Monday’s Herald. Presley Heggie of the LCI Clippers had 25 points in Friday night’s 87-56 win over the Catholic Central Cougars and 39 points in Saturday night’s 83-65 win over the Cardston Cougars. The Herald apologizes for the error... Read More »

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Southern Express advance

By Woodard, Dale on March 10th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Southern Express midget female hockey team is bound for the second round. The Southern Express swept the Airdrie Lightning 2-0 in the opening round of the AFHL playoffs to advance to the second round against the Calgary Fire White. Lethbridge won Game 1 2-1 and completed the sweep with a 4-3 ... Read More »

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High school basketball South Zones underway

By Woodard, Dale on March 10th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Alberta Schools Athletic Association South Zone provincials took the court at Lethbridge College Monday. Four games in the 1A and 2A boys and girls divisions kicked off the week of play with games running until Saturday. In the 6 p.m. games the Nanton J.T. Foster 2A boys team downed Fort Macleod F.P. ... Read More »

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SAHSBL JV playdowns underway

By Woodard, Dale on March 10th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Southern Alberta High School Basketball League boys and girls junior varsity playoffs kicked off Monday night. In boys play, the top-ranked LCI Rams defeated the Winston Churchill Bulldogs 88-59 as Crew Hirsche led the way with 24 points. Jace Edwards had 13 points for LCI and Carson Procee and Asher Bridge scored ... Read More »

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Skaters tune up for provincials

By Woodard, Dale on March 10th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Mackenzie Hurn came into the 26th annual South Region STARSkate Invitational with more than just a new routine. She also came in with a nickname bestowed on her by a world-class figure skater. Hurn was one of over 500 skaters from Alberta and B.C. who took the ice and showcased ... Read More »

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Canes comeback falls short

By Woodard, Dale on March 9th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald A last-period push fell just short as the Lethbridge Hurricanes went winless through B.C. The Hurricanes lost 5-4 to the Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League play Saturday night in Kelowna to go 0-3 on their B.C. trip and fall to 37-19-2-5 on the season. On Saturday, the Canes took a 5-1 deficit ... Read More »

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Buttar remains perfect

By Woodard, Dale on March 9th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald Dakota Buttar continued his flawless 2020 season in front of a sold-out Enmax Centre Saturday night. The bullrider from Kindersley, Sask. came through with a perfect 3-for-3 performance to win the PBR Canada Monster Energy Tour’s South Country Co-op Showdown. Buttar entered the Lethbridge event the No. 1-ranked rider in Canada. He rose ... Read More »

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