June 17th, 2019

Local Sports

Nicol eyeing return to Olympics

By Lethbridge Herald on June 7th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.com Rachel Nicol is eyeing up another Olympic berth. And if she makes Tokyo 2020, great. But first, the swimmer who competed at the last summer Games in Rio in  2016 is coming home to compete and train with Lethbridge Amateur Swim  Club where it all began, training with LASC coach Peter ... Read More »

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Bulldogs ready to host

By Lethbridge Herald on June 7th, 2019

Alberta Schools Athletic Association rugby provincials start today Dale Woodard Lethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.com The Winston Churchill Bulldogs are ready to wruck with Alberta’s best. The Alberta Schools Athletic Association rugby provincials hit the  scrum today and Saturday at Sherring Field and the boys and girls  teams from the school on the northside are once again ready ... Read More »

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Bulls comeback against the Dawgs falls short

By Lethbridge Herald on June 7th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald A little bit of late offensive flair wasn’t quite enough for the  Lethbridge Bulls. The Bulls were topped 9-5 by the still-undefeated Okotoks Dawgs in  Western Canadian Baseball League play Thursday night at Spitz Stadium. With the loss, the Bulls fall to 4-4, while the Dawgs sit a 7-0. Following a 22-run explosion ... Read More »

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Elks hold home-opener tonight

By Lethbridge Herald on June 7th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald After starting their in Montana State American Legion AA baseball  season on the road, the Lethbridge Elks bring it home tonight. The Elks hold their home-opener as they welcome the Medicine Hat  Monarchs to town at 7 p.m. at Spitz Stadium. Lethbridge defeated the Monarchs 10-3 in the season opener Tuesday  night in ... Read More »

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Lethbridge Tennis Club hosting U18 qualifier

By Lethbridge Herald on June 7th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The top junior tennis players in Alberta will be in Lethbridge today  through Sunday competing for the right to represent Alberta at the  Rogers Junior Nationals later this summer. The Lethbridge Tennis Club will host this weekend’s event, the second  of two National Selections tournaments for U18 competitors in Alberta. The results from ... Read More »

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Roy blasts Bulls past Bombers

By Lethbridge Herald on June 6th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.com Ashton Roy had a feast at the dish Wednesday night. It resulted in a phenomenal stats night as the second baseman for the  Lethbridge Bulls slugged three home runs — including a grand slam —  and nine RBI as the Bulls charged past the Brooks Bombers 22-5 in  Western Canadian Baseball ... Read More »

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South Zone Junior High Track and Field Championships

By Jensen, Randy on June 6th, 2019

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The South Zone Junior High Track and Field Championships were held Tuesday in Medicine Hat. Gilbert Paterson claimed the 1J banner with 92 points while Seven Persons took the 2J banner with 52 points. Magrath claimed the 3J banner with 54 points while Raymond topped the 4J schools with 155 points. Individual aggregate ... Read More »

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Evans targets personal best

By Yoos, Cam on June 6th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It was a birthday gift that wasn’t purchased, but rather earned, for Ryan Evans. Celebrating his 16th birthday at the South Zone Track and Field Championship last Thursday at the University of Lethbridge Stadium, the Grade 10 athlete from LCI ran, jumped and threw his way to 3,301 points in ... Read More »

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Jesson-Dalton, Little selected in MLB draft

By Yoos, Cam on June 6th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Tanner Jesson-Dalton and Thomas Little, a pair of baseball players with southern Alberta connections, were among the Canadians selected on the third day of the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday. Little, from Lethbridge, is currently in his second year with the Vauxhall Baseball Academy Jets. The six-foot-eight, 195-pound left-handed pitcher was chosen in ... Read More »

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Vauxhall players selected in MLB draft

By Lethbridge Herald on June 5th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald A current player and a former member of the Vauxhall Baseball Academy  Jets were selected on the second day of the Major League Baseball  draft Tuesday afternoon. Adam Macko, a third-year player with Vauxhall, was drafted in the  seventh round, 216th overall by the Seattle Mariners. Macko, a left- handed pitcher, came to ... Read More »

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Rugby and slo-pitch close the 2018-19 show

By Kuhl, Nick on June 5th, 2019

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells It’s the final week of 2018-19 high school sporting action. Two huge events bring down the figurative curtain locally. – – The Southern Alberta High School Slo-pitch Championships invade plush Softball Valley today. Near as I can figure 14 varsity teams are in the chase. As ... Read More »

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