June 22nd, 2018

Local Sports

Okotoks Dawgs spoil Bulls’ home opener

By Nick Kuhl on June 9th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com A little early and late offence wasn’t quite enough give the Lethbridge Bulls a home-opening win. Officially throwing open the doors on their newly renovated Spitz Stadium home in perfect summer night baseball weather, the Bulls were unable to cap the night off with a win, falling 6-4 to the ... Read More »

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Summer Camps starting up in Lethbridge

By Woodard, Dale on June 9th, 2018

Lethbridge Sports Council We are just a couple of weeks away from the official start to summer, the Summer Solstice on June 21. Only a few days later the kids will be out of school. Often it doesn’t take too long before the novelty wears off, and the kids get bored. A great way to ... Read More »

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‘Caged Rampage’ event goes Saturday

By Schnarr, J.W. on June 8th, 2018

J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com For months, The Cat’s Meow – represented by Kato and “Psycho” Saraya Sawyer – have tormented Sydney Steele and his partner, Angelica. And at every turn, they’ve evaded justice. But that all comes to an end this Saturday when the two teams will face off in a Lethbridge first – ... Read More »

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First two legs of All-Canadian Derby to highlight local racing

By Jensen, Randy on June 8th, 2018

Rocky Mountain Turf Club On Saturday, race fans will be treated some tremendous speed, as the trials are set for race one and two for the All-Canadian Derby. In the first leg, long-time trainer William Leech has an entry of Good Kiddy and Don’t Hesitate which the morning line oddsmaker has made the first and ... Read More »

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Wilson ready to open baseball academy

By Jensen, Randy on June 7th, 2018

Garrett Simmons Communications Officer Lethbridge School District No. 51 The Wilson Baseball Academy is set to opens its doors in the fall. After extensive planning and fundraising, Wilson Middle School was able to secure equipment to transform its gymnasium into an indoor baseball facility. According to teacher Reg Dueck, the timing was right to launch ... Read More »

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Vauxhall Jets’ players selected in baseball draft

By Yoos, Cam on June 7th, 2018

lethbridge herald Vauxhall Baseball Academy was represented by past and present at the major league baseball draft Wednesday afternoon, when Damiano Palmegiani and Ben Onyshko had their names called. Palmegiani, a third-year infielder with the Jets originally form Cloverdale, B.C., was selected in the 35th round, 1,046th overall by the Toronto Blue Jays. Palmegiani has ... Read More »

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Elks sweep doubleheader from Chargers

By Jensen, Randy on June 7th, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge Elks kicked off their Montana American Legion AA baseball conference schedule with a doubleheader sweep of the Great Falls Chargers on Wednesday evening at Spitz Stadium. Elks, who were coming off a second-place showing at the Medicine Hat Tournament last weekend, had to work overtime in the opener as they saw a ... Read More »

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Bulls fall to Mavericks as road woes continue

By Yoos, Cam on June 7th, 2018

lethbridge herald -Medicine Hat Medicine Hat Mavericks scored three runs in the first and third innings and then held on for an 8-5 victory over the Lethbridge Bulls in Western Major Baseball League play Wednesday night in Medicine Hat. The Bulls scored a single run in the fifth inning but surrendered a pair of runs ... Read More »

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Time to close the show

By Woodard, Dale on June 6th, 2018

Just a very brief by Wellsie standards (hey, Garry Allison was one of my idols) missive this week to wind up the local 2017-18 high school athletics campaign and look ahead to the next go-round. – – The Alberta Schools Athletic Association Provincial High School Rugby Championships hit the turf in Calgary this Friday and ... Read More »

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Bulls fall in tenth

By Yoos, Cam on June 6th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald – Brooks Damian Rodriguez slugged a lead-off home run in the bottom of the 10th inning – his second solo blast of the game – as the Brooks Bandits fought off the Lethbridge Bulls 6-5 in Western Major Baseball League play Tuesday night. Rodriguez salvaged victory for the Bandits after Lethbridge stunned the ... Read More »

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Pronghorns announce key roster addition

By Yoos, Cam on June 6th, 2018

lethbridge herald University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team announced a key addition to the roster Tuesday, confirming that former NCAA Division One guard Asnate Fomina will join the team for the coming season. Looking to build off the program’s first double-digit win season in five years, head coach Dave Adams was thrilled to announce ... Read More »

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