September 20th, 2018

Local Sports

Golf, volleyball and football dish up varied tasty fare

By Submitted Article on September 12th, 2018

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells The Alberta Schools Athletic Association competitive golf season is upon us. Today, golf teams must be registered with the ASAA. The South Zone Championships hit Paradise Canyon next Tuesday, Sept. 18. Then, the provincials are held Sept. 24-25 in Calgary. Immanuel Christian hosts the South Zone ... Read More »

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Davidson on PTO with Blackhawks

By Woodard, Dale on September 12th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald Brandon Davidson has taken a step in looking for his next NHL home. The defenceman from Taber who split last season with the Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers and New York Islanders has signed a professional tryout contract with the Chicago Blackhawks and will be attending their training camp, which begins Friday. The six-foot-two, ... Read More »

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High school volleyball returns tonight

By Woodard, Dale on September 11th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Southern Alberta High School Volleyball League is taking the court for another season. It starts with five girls games on the slate tonight as the number-one ranked Chinook Coyotes host the Taber W.R. Myers Rebels in Pool A play The other Pool A game takes place at the Catholic Central East Campus ... Read More »

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Raymond, LCI crack top 10

By Woodard, Dale on September 11th, 2018

Lethbridge herald A pair of local teams sit in the Football Alberta Tier I top-10 rankings after the second week of play. After starting the season at 2-0, the Raymond Comets are fourth in the Tier I rankings, while the LCI Rams (1-1) are sitting seventh. The Comets were in Sandpoint, Idaho Friday to play ... Read More »

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LSSA holding a clinic Sept. 26

By Woodard, Dale on September 11th, 2018

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Speed Skating Association is inviting you to try their sport. The LSSA will be holding a a Try Speed Skating event at the Labour club Ice Centre Sept. 26 from 4:30-5:30 p.m., a free trial event for those interested in joining the club. All ages are welcome and must have an ice-certified ... Read More »

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LFC stays in AMSL

By Woodard, Dale on September 10th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Football Club men’s team will stay put in the Alberta Major Soccer League. Fighting to keep their spot in the AMSL they’ve held for the past quarter-century, the LFC downed Calgary Foothills 2-1 in the second of two challenge games Sunday afternoon at the Servus Sports Centre. After ... Read More »

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Pandas blank the Pronghorns

By Woodard, Dale on September 10th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It had the makings of a lopsided loss for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s soccer team. Playing the second game of their home-opening weekend, the Horns were blanked 3-0 by the Alberta Pandas in Canada West play Sunday afternoon at the University of Lethbridge Stadium. However, it looked like ... Read More »

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Grichuk hurt in accident

By Woodard, Dale on September 10th, 2018

TORONTO It was a bizarre collision that Justin Smoak believes Randal Grichuk probably didn’t see coming, and the one negative on an otherwise solid afternoon for the Toronto Blue Jays. Smoak hit his team-leading 24th home run of the season as the Jays defeated the Cleveland Indians 6-2 on Sunday. But the Jays lost Grichuk ... Read More »

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Horns rugby falls short in Edmonton

By Woodard, Dale on September 10th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team’s comeback bid fell just short. The Pronghorns were downed 17-10 by the Alberta Pandas in Canada West season-opening play Sunday afternoon in Edmonton. Lethbridge provided all the offence in the second half on tries from Abby Duguid and Caitlyn Sears, but the Panda’s 17 points ... Read More »

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Kodiaks soccer teams pick up points

By Woodard, Dale on September 10th, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com After a pair of home losses Saturday, the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s and women’s soccer teams rebounded with some road points. The Kodiaks men’s team bounced back from a tough season-opening loss to post a 2-1 win over the Olds Broncos in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference play Sunday in Olds ... Read More »

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Hurricanes rally late to top the Rebels in overtime

By Woodard, Dale on September 9th, 2018

Lethbridge Herald A little late offence helped improve the Lethbridge Hurricanes to 2-1 in Western Hockey League exhibition play. The Canes downed the Red Deer Rebels 4-3 in overtime in a preseason, neutral site game Saturday night in Wainwright. Lethbridge’s Adam Hall scored with 1:53 remaining in regulation to tie it 3-3 before Logan Barlage ... Read More »

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