March 20th, 2019

Local Sports

Hurricanes return home

By Woodard, Dale on March 6th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald After taking three of four games from their Saskatchewan road swing, the Lethbridge Hurricanes look to keep it going in their final three home games of the Western Hockey League season. First up is the Brandon Wheat Kings tonight at 7 p.m. at the Enmax Centre before the Canes host the Medicine Hat ... Read More »

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1A/2A zones get underway

By Yoos, Cam on March 6th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald Jason Boeve scored 23 of his 25 points in the first half and Coaldale Christian powered past Picture Butte Sugar Kings 81-49 in South Zone 1A boys basketball play at Val Matteotti gymnasium Tuesday night. Christian Slomp added 19 points for the winners, seeded second in the tourney. Nicholas Wiebe added 12 points ... Read More »

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Local wrestlers bring home medals from Cochrane

By Woodard, Dale on March 5th, 2019

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Amateur Wrestling Association sent a contingent of athletes to the Cochrane Cowboys Youth Wrestling Invitational last weekend. What followed were three goal medals, five silver and four bronze medals as Jada Bester (U17), Reese Ferguson (bantam) and Addy Selk (novice) struck gold for the locals. Winning silver were Solomon Prenevost (bantam), Payton ... Read More »

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1A zone playdowns underway

By Yoos, Cam on March 5th, 2019

lethbridge herald Four players scored into double digits as the Warner Warriors upended Pincher Creek St. Michael’s Dragons 65-44 to open the 1A Boys South Zone basketball championships Monday at the Val Matteotti gymnasium at Lethbridge College. Aiden Pittman scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half for the winners, while Jacob Buhler ... Read More »

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Magrath upsets Raymond in JV basketball playoffs

By Jensen, Randy on March 5th, 2019

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Magrath pulled the lone upset as the South Zone 4A junior varsity playoffs tipped off on Monday. In junior varsity boys’ play, No. 6 seed Magrath edged No. 3 Raymond 72-71, rallying from a 41-33 halftime deficit. Mac Strong led Magrath with 20 points, followed by Chayse Harris with 18 and Kobe Thompson ... Read More »

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Horns rugby takes third in 7’s Series

By Woodard, Dale on March 5th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby 7’s team settled for third in the Canada West Sevens Series. Playing in the final stop of the tour last weekend in Vancouver, the Horns were in line to win the series, but a pair of tough losses took them out of the running as the ... Read More »

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Midget Hounds prep for playoffs

By Woodard, Dale on March 5th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald As they get ready for the South Central Alberta Hockey League South Division playoffs, the Lethbridge midget AA Hounds split a pair of games last weekend. The Hounds earned a decisive 14-4 win over the Foothills Bisons Friday at Henderson Arena, but were edged 3-2 by the Taber Golden Suns Saturday in Taber. ... Read More »

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Canes swept aside by Royals

By Woodard, Dale on March 5th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge midget AAA Hurricanes bid for a repeat Alberta Midget Hockey League title has come to an end. The Hurricanes were defeated 4-3 in overtime by the Calgary Royals in Game 3 of the AMHL South Division semifinal Monday night at Adams Arena. Down to their last playoff life ... Read More »

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Lethbridge speed skaters ranked

By Woodard, Dale on March 5th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald After playing the role of hosts at the Bridge Bolt Feb. 23-24 at the ATB Centre, several members of the Lethbridge Speed Skating Association have raced into the top 10 in Alberta. The Alberta Amateur Speed Skating Association released rankings for all skaters in the province Friday after the second Canada West qualifier ... Read More »

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Lightning split with Siksika

By Lethbridge Herald on March 4th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Lightning and the Siksika Buffaloes first round  Ranchland Hockey League series is now a best-of-three. Facing each other in the post season for the second year in a row, the  league’s two newest teams split the opening two games of their best-of- five series for a 1-1 draw heading into next ... Read More »

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Parsonage wins Bridge City Chrysler/LA Towing PBR Challenge

By Woodard, Dale on March 4th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald A perfect performance has earned Jared Parsonage the Bridge City Chrysler/LA Towing PBR Challenge. The rider from Maple Creek, Sask. was the lone rider to go a perfect 3-for-3 in the two-day event Friday and Saturday at the Enmax Centre. Parsonage began the weekend with an 81-point trip on Dylan’s Devi in Round ... Read More »

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