March 20th, 2019

Local Sports

Lakers boys and girls win South banners

By Woodard, Dale on March 11th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The 1A and 2A South Zone representatives for the Alberta Schools Athletic Association basketball provincials have been set. After a week of high school basketball at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium at Lethbidge College, three number one seeds and one second-seeded team claimed the South Zone gold Saturday. The Stirling Lakers 1A boys and ... Read More »

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Lightning off to Ranchland Hockey League final

By Woodard, Dale on March 11th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Lightning are off to the Ranchland Hockey League final. Facing the Siksika Buffaloes for the second post season in a row, the Lighting posted a 6-2 win in Game 3 Friday night in Lethbridge and clinched the best-of-five series 3-1 with a 7-4 win Saturday night in Siksika. With the series ... Read More »

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Canes topple the Hitmen

By Woodard, Dale on March 11th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes had a quick response. A few more quick responses followed and the Canes iced their final home game of the Western Hockey League regular season with a 7-4 win over the Calgary Hitmen Saturday night at the Enmax Centre. Hurricanes forward Taylor Ross made a 1-0 Hitmen ... Read More »

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Midget Canes take silver at Sutter South Cup

By Woodard, Dale on March 11th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Headwater minor midget AAA Hurricanes are headed to provincials as Sutter South Cup silver medalist. The Hurricanes advanced to Sunday’s gold medal game, but were edged 2-1 in overtime by the Red Deer North Star Chiefs at the weekend tournament in Cochrane. Despite the loss, the Canes earn a berth at ... Read More »

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W.R. Myers Rebels boys and girls win 3A South Zone banners

By Woodard, Dale on March 11th, 2019

Taber The plethora of South Zone high school basketball wasn’t just relegated to the 1st Choice Savings Centre and the Val Matteotti Gymnasium at Lethbridge College. Down the road, the Taber W.R. Myers Rebels boys and girls varsity teams emerged with the 3A banners that sends them to provincials. Both teams defeated Medicine Hat Monsignor ... Read More »

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No sweep for the Copperheads

By Woodard, Dale on March 11th, 2019

Lethbridge The Coaldale Copperheads have been denied the sweep in their Heritage Junior Hockey League Southern Division final series with the Cochrane Generals. The Generals edged the Coaldale 6-5 in Game 4 Sunday in Cochrane to stay alive in the best-of-seven series and cut the Copperheads lead to 3-1. Game 5 is Wednesday night at ... Read More »

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Canes top Hitmen

By Lethbridge Herald on March 9th, 2019

Dale WoodardLethbridge Heraldsports@lethbridgeherald.comThe Lethbridge Hurricanes had a quick response.They followed that up with a few more quick responses and iced their  final home game of the Western Hockey League regular season with a 7-4  win over the Calgary Hitmen Saturday night at the Enmax Centre.Hurricanes forward Taylor Ross made a 1-0 Hitmen lead disappear with a  natural hat ... Read More »

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4A zone titles decided today

By Woodard, Dale on March 9th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Today is Championship Saturday for the South Zone 4A Basketball Championships at the 1st Choice Savings Centre at the University of Lethbridge. The day will tip off at 10 a.m. with the South Zone 4A girls junior varsity championship game between No. 2 Catholic Central Cougars and No. 4 Cardston Cougars. The boys’ ... Read More »

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Stirling, Coaldale Christian to play for 1A boys’ title

By Woodard, Dale on March 9th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The 1A boys South Zone basketball championship will come down to the top-two teams. The Stirling Lakers and Coaldale Christian Academy Titans will go for gold tonight in the 1A boys final at 8 p.m. At the Val Matteotti Gymnasium at Lethbridge College. The first-ranked Lakers downed Nanton J.T. Foster Knights 96-53 in ... Read More »

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When do we get more bike lanes?

By Kuhl, Nick on March 9th, 2019

A ‘Free Wheelin’’ column by Tyler Stewart for BikeBridge Cycling Association It’s easy to look at our friends’ bigger cities and yearn longingly for a time when Lethbridge has a connected network of bike lanes that will allow safe and convenient transportation for cyclists. When will that day come for us? Anyone paying attention will ... Read More »

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Canes in race for first

By Lethbridge Herald on March 8th, 2019

Lethbridge in running for tops in the Central with Oil Kings Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes’ playoff berth is secured. Now the Canes next late-season race continues as they host the  Medicine Hat Tigers in Western Hockey League action tonight at 7 at  the Enmax Centre. Needing one point to cinch a post-season spot as ... Read More »

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