August 22nd, 2019

Local Sports

Bulls can’t topple the Giants

By Woodard, Dale on July 26th, 2019

Lethbridge Herald There will be no sweep in Fort McMurray for the Lethbridge Bulls. The Bulls were doubled 4-2 by the Fort McMurray Giants in Western Canadian Baseball League play Thursday night. With the loss the Bulls are now 25-21 after winning the first two games against the Giants Tuesday and Wednesday. The loss keeps ... Read More »

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Elks got the arms

By Woodard, Dale on July 26th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The Lethbridge Elks are up in arms. In this case, that’s not a bad thing. The Elks are in Billings for the American Legion State Tournament starting Saturday and running until Wednesday at Dehler Park in Billings, Montana. As the fourth-seeded Elks get ready to tangle with the defending champion ... Read More »

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Major AAA All-Stars lose in semfinal

By Woodard, Dale on July 26th, 2019

Major AAA All-Stars lose in semfinal Lethbridge The Lethbridge Major AAA All-Stars’ run to the Prairie Championship final fell just short. The All-Stars were defeated 17-7 by the Calgary West AAA Cubs in the semifinals Thursday night in Calgary. Lethbridge led 2-0 after three innings, but the Cubs erupted for seven runs in the fourth ... Read More »

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Canada’s best ready to take flight

By Woodard, Dale on July 26th, 2019

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Here comes the next wave of women golfers. Seven years ago, Lethbridge got a pretty nice glimpse of the previous one. The 65th Canadian Junior Girls Championship hits the links at the Lethbridge Country Club starting Monday with the practice round before the actual rounds behind Tuesday until Friday. Local ... Read More »

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Erwin shines as Bulls win

By Yoos, Cam on July 24th, 2019

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Ben Erwin tossed eight innings of two-hit ball and the Lethbridge Bulls opened a key four-game series with a 6-1 victory over the Fort McMurray Giants in Western Canadian Baseball League play Tuesday night. Erwin struck out eight as the Bulls solidified their hold on second place in the WCBL Western Division standings, ... Read More »

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The Alberta Summer Games are one year out

By Lethbridge Herald on July 23rd, 2019

Submitted by Lethbridge Sport Council In 365 days, Lethbridge will host the Alberta Summer Games, a four-day multi-sport festival, with over 3,000 athletes aged 11 to 17, coaches, managers, and officials, competing in 14 sports from canoe/kayak and BMX cycling to lacrosse and softball. In 366 days, Tokyo Japan, 8,146 km from Lethbridge, will be ... Read More »

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LRC women improve to 4-0

By Woodard, Dale on July 23rd, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Rugby Club senior women’s team remains undefeated. The LRC was in Calgary for Calgary Rugby Union play Saturday afternoon, downing the Calgary Saints RFC 65-17. With the win the LRC remain in first place in the second half of league play, ahead of the Red Deer Titans RFC. In men’s play ... Read More »

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Miners ousted by Spurs at Districts

By Woodard, Dale on July 23rd, 2019

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Miners made it to within one game of the Class A North District Tournament last weekend. The Miners advanced to the B-side final of Districts Sunday morning in Medicine Hat, but were downed 9-0 by the eventual champion Vauxhall Spurs. The Spurs plated six runs in the first two innings en ... Read More »

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Major All-Stars lose to Cal-West

By Woodard, Dale on July 23rd, 2019

Major All-Stars lose to Cal-West Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Major AAA All-Stars continued play at the Prairie Championship in Calgary Monday. The All-Stars were defeated 21-13 by Cal-West despite a late charge and were in action against Fish Creek at press time Monday night. The winner of the Prairie Championship will advance to the Canadian ... Read More »

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They’re not done yet

By Woodard, Dale on July 23rd, 2019

Elks honour grads and get ready for State Tournament Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com One more shot. Prior to their game against the Missoula Mavericks Sunday night at Spitz Stadium, the Elks had their annual regular season-ending pregame ritual where they recognized their graduating players. This year, that put Nathan Reiter, Dalton Demers, Zach Trempner, ... Read More »

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Bisons 2-2 at Nationals

By Woodard, Dale on July 23rd, 2019

Bisons 2-2 at Nationals Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Intermediate AAA Bisons baseball team are 2-2 at the Canadian Championships in Langley, B.C. The Bisons were defeated 6-4 by Ontario in play Monday to sit in third place behind Ontario (3-2) and British Columbia (5-0). On Monday, the Bisons had a 1-0 lead after two innings, ... Read More »

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