February 19th, 2020

Local Sports

Warriors ringette battles to gold

By Lethbridge Herald on February 5th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Warriors U12B ringette team turned in a tournament-title performance last weekend. The Warriors downed the NW Calgary Eclipse 6-3 in the gold-medal game of the Strathmore Tournament. The gold-medal win was also a rematch against the Eclipse, the Warriors’ division rival Lethbridge met earlier in the tournament. The Warriors started the ... Read More »

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Judo club members compete in Belgium

By Lethbridge Herald on February 5th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald Three members of the Lethbridge Kyodokan Judo Club recently competed overseas. Kelly Taylor, Virginia Nemeth and Shianne Gronen were in Herstal, Belgium for the Belgium Open on Sunday. Taylor turned in a podium performance, taking the bronze medal in the under 57-kg division. Nemeth placed fifth in the under 48-kg category and Gronen ... Read More »

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Steamers, Medicine Hat host wheelchair tourney

By Lethbridge Herald on February 5th, 2020

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Wheelchair Basketball Association Lethbridge Steamers and Medicine Hat Mustangs played the role of tournament hosts last weekend. The clubs teamed up for the Alberta B Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at the Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization Fritz Sick Gymnasium Saturday and Sunday. Four teams, including a team from Edmonton and Calgary, competed in the ... Read More »

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Steamers, Medicine Hat host wheel chair tourney

By Woodard, Dale on February 5th, 2020

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Wheelchair Basketball Association-Lethbridge Steamers and Medicine Hat Mustangs played the role of tournament hosts last weekend. The clubs teamed up for the Alberta B Wheelchair Basketball Tournament at the Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization Fritz Sick Gymnasium Saturday and Sunday. Four teams, including a team from Edmonton and Calgary, competed in the two-day ... Read More »

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Solid results for Pronghorn swimmers

By Yoos, Cam on February 5th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns swim team won’t be qualifying any more athletes for the U SPORTS Championships, but it was still a strong outing for the team in another warmup for the national championship. The Horns were in Regina last weekend for the Colleges Cup, getting in a few more laps before ... Read More »

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Rams get past the Coyotes

By Woodard, Dale on February 5th, 2020

Lethbridge The LCI Rams boys varsity basketball team earned their third win of the season. The Rams downed the Chinook Coyotes 89-56 in Southern Alberta High School Basketball League play Tuesday night at LCI. The win improves the Rams to 3-4, while the Coyotes are now 3-2. Carter Johnson scored 17 points for the Rams ... Read More »

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Oviatt, Fomina win Horns’ honours

By Yoos, Cam on February 5th, 2020

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Basketball players swept the Two Guys and a Pizza Place Pronghorn Athletes of the Week last week, as the teams battled to remain in the Canada West playoff chase. Chad Oviatt of the men’s team and Asnate Fomina of the women took the honours. Oviatt, a third-year forward, led all scorers both nights ... Read More »

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Wrestlers grab hold of medals in Edmonton

By Woodard, Dale on February 5th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Wrestling Association sent a contingent of athletes to the 2020 Golden Bear Invitational tournament in Edmonton last weekend. A total of 29 local representatives hit the mat with some newer members turning in medal performances. Representing LCI in the high school ranks, Dakota Smith, Ethan Boehme, Daniel Wetterstrand, Cole Pitcher and ... Read More »

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Zone curling champs decided

By Jensen, Randy on February 5th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Alberta Schools Athletic Association South Zone curling playdowns drew to a close Tuesday afternoon at the Lethbridge Curling Club. Medals were doled out in four categories – male, female, mixed and doubles, the new addition this year. In the boys’ gold medal game, Chinook beat LCI 6-4 to capture the South Zone ... Read More »

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Copperheads wrap up regular season

By Lethbridge Herald on February 4th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald The Coaldale Copperheads will take fourth place in the Heritage Junior Hockey League Southern Division. The Copperheads were downed 6-1 by the Medicine Hat Cubs Friday night in Medicine Hat in a battle of two teams jockeying for a spot atop the close Southern Division. However, Coaldale managed to close out their regular ... Read More »

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Manser dons this year’s Shirtsleeve title

By Woodard, Dale on February 4th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Dave Manser has won a few Men’s Shirtsleeve Bonspiels. As of Sunday afternoon’s come-from-behind 8-7 win over familiar opponent Gary Jensen in the final of the 81st annual Shirtsleeve Bonspiel, that number is now up to five or six. Still, no matter how many teams are in the field, a ... Read More »

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