July 2nd, 2020

Local Sports

Canada West conference adjusts for COVID-19

By Yoos, Cam on May 13th, 2020

LETHBRIGE HERALD University of Lethbridge athletic teams will be competing in a revamped Canada West conference amid COVID-19 concerns when play begins this fall. The revised formats were approved by the Canada West Board of Directors, following more than a month of work by the conference Sport Committee and Board. The new formats will feature ... Read More »

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Canes’ GM Anholt named WHL Executive of the Year

By Jensen, Randy on May 9th, 2020

Second time Anholt has won the Lloyd Saunders Memorial Trophy LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Western Hockey League announced Friday that Lethbridge Hurricanes general manager Peter Anholt has been named the recipient of the Lloyd Saunders Memorial Trophy as the WHL’s Executive of the Year. Anholt, who was the Lloyd Saunders Award winner in 2015-16, has served ... Read More »

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Simpson to return as Kodiaks’ women’s coach

By Yoos, Cam on May 8th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge College Kodiaks didn’t have to look far to find a coaching staff for its women’s basketball team – a pleasing twist of fate for the program. After previously announcing her resignation, a change in life circumstances has allowed Deanna Simpson, the reigning ACAC south division coach of the year, to return to ... Read More »

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Nine Kodiaks named academic all-Canadian

By Yoos, Cam on May 7th, 2020

lethbridge herald Nine Lethbridge College Kodiaks student-athletes combined academics and athletics at the highest level, earning Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Academic All-Canadian honours, it was announced Wednesday. To be eligible, student-athletes must earn at least all-conference status in their sport, while also achieving a grade-point average of at least 3.3. The Kodiaks nine honourees are ... Read More »

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Wormald signs deal with Canes

By Yoos, Cam on May 6th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Lethbridge Hurricanes announced the signing of 2005-born forward Logan Wormald to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement on Tuesday. Wormald, 15, was selected in the third round (45th overall) in the 2020 WHL bantam draft. The product of Langley, B.C. totalled 62 points, including 26 goals and 36 assists, along with 20 ... Read More »

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Canes sign second-round bantam draft selection

By Jensen, Randy on May 2nd, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD The Lethbridge Hurricanes have announced the signing of 2005-born defenceman Noah Chadwick to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement. Chadwick, 14, was selected in the second round (38th overall) in the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft. The product of Saskatoon, Sask., appeared in 21 games in 2019-20 with the Saskatoon Stallions Bantam AA ... Read More »

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WCBL to delay start of season

By Jensen, Randy on May 2nd, 2020

Kevin Forsyth For The Herald The Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) has decided to delay its season debut until late June, at the earliest, due to concerns over COVID-19. The league’s board of governors remains hopeful a partial season can still be played, according to a press release. “We know our talented players want to ... Read More »

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Jr. Kodiaks team held promise

By Jensen, Randy on May 2nd, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD As with most sports, the COVID-19 pandemic has cut short a promising season for the Lethbridge Volleyball Club U18 Junior Kodiaks. The Junior Kodiaks would have been competing for provincial gold this past weekend, but the the provincials were cancelled. The Junior Kodiaks are made up of players who compete against each other ... Read More »

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Langevin lands new role with Pronghorns

By Yoos, Cam on April 30th, 2020

lethbridge herald University of Lethbridge has announced alumnus and long-time coach and Pronghorns supporter Neil Langevin (BA/BEd ’91, MEd ’10) as the Director of Pronghorn Athletics, effective immediately. Langevin is currently the head coach of the Pronghorns women’s rugby program, a role which he will retain, and has played a major role in developing and ... Read More »

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University-community committee to explore Pronghorns hockey viability

By Lethbridge Herald on April 29th, 2020

University of Lethbridge release: The University of Lethbridge is establishing a committee consisting of donors, alumni and University representatives to determine the feasibility of future Pronghorns hockey programs. The committee’s goal is to seek a solution that would allow the University to apply for reinstatement to USPORTS in the coming years by exploring examples of ... Read More »

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Kodiaks’ Caughlin earns ACAC honour

By Yoos, Cam on April 29th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference named Todd Caughlin of the Lethbridge College Kodiaks as the 2019-20 ACAC Athletic Director of the Year on Monday. In his sixth season with the Kodiaks program, Caughlin was at the helm as the Kodiaks had one of the most successful seasons in program history. Athletically, the women’s ... Read More »

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