March 20th, 2019

Local Sports

Finals and semifinals shaping up at 1A and 2A South Zones playdowns

By Woodard, Dale on March 8th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The 2A Girls South Zone basketball semifinals are set. The top-ranked Immanuel Christian Eagles will face the fifth-ranked Vauxhall Queens tonight at 6:45 at the Val Matteotti Gymnasium at Lethbridge College. On the other court at the same time, the second-seeded Kainai Lady Warriors will take on the Fort Macleod F.P. Walshe Flyers. ... Read More »

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Clippers are going for gold

By Woodard, Dale on March 8th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Even with a battered and bruised roster, the LCI Clippers varsity girls basketball team will battle for the 4A South Zone gold medal. The Clippers downed the Magrath Pandas 68-62 in the South Zone semifinals Thursday afternoon at the 1st Choice Savings Centre. Ranked fourth heading into the week, the ... Read More »

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Latrace wins gold at USPORTS Track and Field Championship

By Woodard, Dale on March 8th, 2019

Lethbridge The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns track and field team reached the top of the podium during the opening day of the U SPORTS Track and Field Championship, hosted by the University of Manitoba, Thursday in Winnipeg. Sprinting to gold in the women’s 60m dash was Pronghorn veteran Sandra Latrace. The two-time national champion put ... Read More »

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Canes GM has experienced U Cup glory

By Jensen, Randy on March 8th, 2019

Trevor Kenney UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE If you get an opportunity to view the David Johnston University Cup next week, take particular notice of two plaques on the 56-year-old trophy. The first is the 1994 winner, the hometown University of Lethbridge Pronghorns. The second is of great significance to Lethbridge Hurricanes general manager Peter Anholt, who ... Read More »

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Walshe rallies for 2A Girls upset

By Jensen, Randy on March 7th, 2019

LETHBRIDGE HERALD F.P. Walshe of Fort Macleod rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit and posted the upset over Kate Andrews of Coaldale in 2A girls play at the 1A/2A South Zone High School Basketball championships Wednesday night at the Lethbridge College Val Matteotti gymnasium. Sheridan George led the winners with 28 points as sixth-seeded Walshe ... Read More »

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Cardston, CCH to play for 4A girls’ JV title

By Yoos, Cam on March 7th, 2019

lethbridge herald Leah Gibbings scored 17 points as the Cardston Cougars knocked off top-seeded Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Clippers 60-48 in Southern Alberta High School Basketball League junior girls varsity championships play Wednesday night. Tylor Merrill and Taylor Jacobs finished with 11 and 10 points respectively for the fourth-seeded winners, who advance to the championship final ... Read More »

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Canes clinch playoff spot

By Jensen, Randy on March 7th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Hurricanes have earned a date in the post-season dance. The Hurricanes downed the Brandon Wheat Kings 4-1 in Western Hockey League play Wednesday night at the Enmax Centre. The win improves the Canes to 36-18-5-5 and also clinches a playoff spot as the team shifts into a different ... Read More »

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Pronghorn track athletes set for national championships

By Yoos, Cam on March 7th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns track and field team hope a medal haul at the Canada West level will translate into one at the national level as well. The Horns are off to Winnipeg this weekend for the U SPORTS Track and Field Championship, hosted by the University of Manitoba, starting today and ... Read More »

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SAIAC celebration part of zone madness

By Lethbridge Herald on March 6th, 2019

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells Basketball, basketball, everywhere you look this week with all eight  South Zone Championship events heating up folks in the area. On  Saturday, for example, I’d expect well over 4,000 cumulative  observers at three sites. And that is a conservative estimate. If you’ve never been, there is ... Read More »

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Raymond Comets advance in 4A girls play

By Yoos, Cam on March 6th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Saige Gibb scored 30 points to lead the Raymond Comets to an 82-41 victory over visiting Catholic Central Cougars as play began in the 4A Girls Basketball South Zone playdowns Tuesday night. Haely Lamontagne added 13 points for the winners while Kyla Bohne netted 11. Raymond is seeded third in the playdowns, while ... Read More »

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Sport Council announces achievement awards winners

By Bobinec, Greg on March 6th, 2019

Greg Bobinec Lethbridge Herald gbobinec@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Sport Council has announced the winners of the ninth annual Lethbridge Sport Council Achievement Awards for their hard work and contributions to the sports community in Lethbridge. The achievement awards help recognize and celebrate the achievements on and off the field, as well as a way to honour ... Read More »

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