October 20th, 2020

Local Sports

Kodiaks add key recruit

By Woodard, Dale on August 20th, 2020

Lethbridge Herald Even with the coming Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference season hanging in the balance due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lethbridge College Kodiaks men’s volleyball head coach Greg Gibos has kept busy with his recruiting. On Tuesday, the Kodiaks announced the commitment from middle/opposite attacker Adam Revet from North Battleford, Sask. Revet wrapped up his ... Read More »

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COVID-19 restrictions impact sports activity, participation

By Herald on August 19th, 2020

Lethbridge Sport Council The Lethbridge Sport Council invited families with children to share their COVID-19 experiences. Survey results provided information on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their participation in sport, physical activity, and recreation during the shutdown and through the relaunch. Ninety-nine surveys were completed in its entirety, representing 280 children and their families. ... Read More »

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Prep baseball ID camp goes today

By Woodard, Dale on August 19th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Nearly 80 baseball players will step in front of the camera today at Spitz Stadium. The Prep Baseball Report will hold its Alberta Summer Open ID today, starting at 9 a.m. and running until roughly 5 p.m. Even as COVID-19 keeps baseball leagues in the dugout, today’s clinic will give ... Read More »

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COVID-19 restrictions impact sports activity, participation

By Woodard, Dale on August 19th, 2020

Lethbridge Sport Council The Lethbridge Sport Council invited families with children to share their COVID-19 experiences. Survey results provided information on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their participation in sport, physical activity, and recreation during the shutdown and through the relaunch. Ninety-nine surveys were completed in its entirety, representing 280 children and their families. ... Read More »

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Former CCH coach passes away

By Sulz, Dave on August 13th, 2020

Dave Sulz lethbridge herald dsulz@lethbridgeherald.com Rick Credico, who helped produce football champions at Catholic Central High School as a player and a coach, has passed away at age 68 after a lengthy battle with ALS. Credico attended CCH in the late 1960s, starring as an offensive tackle and defensive lineman with the Cougars. He wound ... Read More »

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Pronghorn connections help Stingers win CEBL title

By Yoos, Cam on August 11th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Jermaine Small and Zac Overwater’s Canadian Elite Basketball League title with the Edmonton Stingers came with minimal fanfare. At least judging by the empty seats they played in front of. But when Small – the new head coach of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men’s basketball team – and Horns ... Read More »

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Canada’s top judokas in city practising with an eye on Olympics

By Woodard, Dale on August 8th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com It wasn’t quite the 30th birthday present Antoine Valois-Fortier had hoped for. Still, the 30-year-old member of Judo Canada’s goal for a third Olympic berth remains the focus, albeit a slightly delayed one. Valois-Fortier, who hails from Quebec City, and the rest of the Judo Canada team have called Lethbridge ... Read More »

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WHL backs up regular season

By Woodard, Dale on August 7th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The start of the Western Hockey League season has been bumped back two months. In keeping an eye on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that shut down the season in March prior to playoffs, the WHL announced Thursday it is now scheduled to open its 2020-21 regular season on Dec. 4. ... Read More »

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Evans doesn’t let pandemic slow heptathlon aspirations

By Woodard, Dale on August 6th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com He just ran his first heptathlon and has yet to run a decathlon, but Ryan Evans is already measuring up. The 17-year-old multi-sport athlete and quarterback for the LCI Rams football team completed a locally-arranged heptathlon by coach Bertil Johansson last week at the Civic Centre track and the University ... Read More »

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Pandemic-era activity leads to Summer Fun Bins program

By Herald on August 5th, 2020

Lethbridge Sport Council Lethbridge Sport Council partnered with Lethbridge Plays to give families an accessible, free and fun new way to play this summer. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our usual sport and recreation activities. Most were cancelled or modified. This resulted in many people participating less or differently in physical activity. While we believe ... Read More »

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Edmonton hopes for hub-city benefits

By Woodard, Dale on August 1st, 2020

THE CANADIAN PRESS – EDMONTON Across the street from Rogers Place, a pub patio was prepped with picnic tables and television screens slung above them Friday. On the eve of the 2020 NHL playoffs, numerous downtown Edmonton eateries had outdoor spaces ready for whatever being an NHL hub city could bring them. What kind of ... Read More »

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