April 22nd, 2024

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Tigers edge Canes in OT thriller

By Lethbridge Herald on March 22nd, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Oasiz Wiesblatt scored 4:11 into overtime to lift the Medicine Hat Tigers to a 3-2 win over the Lethbridge Hurricanes in a thrilling game at the Enmax Centre on Friday night. “Our ability with the puck was extremely poor,” said Matt Anholt, Hurricanes, assistant coach to Dustin Forbes of 106.7 ... Read More »

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Klippenstein learning the WHL ropes

By Lethbridge Herald on March 21st, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Local rookie Carter Klippenstein is using this year as a learning opportunity with the Brandon Wheat Kings and in the Western Hockey League. “I kind of just wanted to approach it as a big learning opportunity,” said Klippenstein. “As a later birthday, I’m lucky to have my draft year next ... Read More »

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Canes using final regular season games as a playoff tune-up

By Lethbridge Herald on March 21st, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes are using a  regular season ending home-and-home clash with the Medicine Hat Tigers to prepare for playoffs starting next week. “It’s a good hockey team that is also in the same spot as us in trying to make sure they’re ready to go for playoffs,” said Ryan ... Read More »

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Roersma experiencing personal and team success with Wheat Kings

By Lethbridge Herald on March 20th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge’s  Rylen Roersma is nearing the end of his third full season with the Brandon Wheat Kings and has seen some personal and team success. “My season’s been pretty good so far,” said Roersma. “I thought this year as a team we’ve really been pretty tight collectively and have had ... Read More »

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Canes’ Marques benefitting from system play this season

By Lethbridge Herald on March 20th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Miguel Marques has made significant strides this season with his play. The Prince George, B.C. product has increased his point total by 50 over a season ago in his second full Western Hockey League campaign. Marques has 28 goals and 44 assists  for 72 points to lead ... Read More »

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Kodiaks excel on track during championships

By Lethbridge Herald on March 19th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald New records set, a repeat team champion and placing improvements were all a part of a successful weekend for the Lethbridge College Kodiaks indoor track teams in Edmonton at ACAC championships. Kodiak men’s athlete Owen Stewart led the way as his time of 1:23.04 in the 600-metre race  and  time ... Read More »

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Hurricanes grind their way to a playoff spot

By Lethbridge Herald on March 19th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes are heading to the postseason for the seventh straight season after a playoff-spot clinching win in Red Deer on Saturday and taking five-of-six points overall on the weekend.   “Obviously clinching on Saturday was excellent for our group, you know, lots of excitement there finally  to get ... Read More »

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Eagles win back-to-back provincial basketball titles

By Lethbridge Herald on March 18th, 2024

Justin Seward – LETHBRIDGE HERALD – sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Immanuel Christian Eagles senior girls basketball team have now won back-to-back 2A provincial titles after defeating the Three Hills Royals 86-53 on home court in Saturday’s final in front of a boisterous crowd. “It’s surreal man,” said Mike Greeno, Eagles head coach. “We’ve kind of been looking forward to ... Read More »

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Kodiaks indoor track expecting a medal haul at championships

By Lethbridge Herald on March 15th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge College Kodiaks indoor track team head north to Edmonton to battle  in the ACAC Championships this weekend. “I think we are about as prepared as we can be, and that’s always a good feeling when you go to a competition and you’ve crossed all the T’s (and) dotted ... Read More »

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Canes get a crucial win to start busy weekend

By Lethbridge Herald on March 15th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes started their three games in a  three day stretch with a 5-2 win over the Red Deer Rebels on Friday night at the Enmax Centre. “It was unbelievable,” said Miguel Marques, on the response after Wednesday’s 6-1 loss. “It was playoff hockey tonight . Red Deer’s (a) ... Read More »

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Canes begin a massive weekend

By Lethbridge Herald on March 14th, 2024

By Justin Seward Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Hurricanes are starting their biggest weekend of the season tonight in an attempt to get closer to solidifying their spot in the playoffs. The Canes host Red Deer tonight, turn around and play at Red Deer tomorrow and end the weekend at Calgary on Sunday afternoon. “I think ... Read More »

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