October 20th, 2020

Local Sports

Edmonton Sting surge into first place at CEBL tournament

By Woodard, Dale on August 1st, 2020

Lethbridge The Edmonton Sting enjoyed at strong first week in Candian Elite Basketball League play. The Sting – led by new University of Lethbridge Pronghorns head coach Jermaine Small – edged the Niagara River Lions 87-86 in action Friday afternoon in St. Catharines, Ont. to improve to 3-1 and into at least a share of ... Read More »

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Diaz signs contract with Minnesota Twins

By Woodard, Dale on July 31st, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Willy Diaz’s baseball career has taken a huge step forward. But the shortstop for the Prairie Baseball Academy knows he now has to work harder than ever. The 20-year-old who came to Canada four years ago from his native Dominican Republic inked a contract with the Minnesota Twins earlier this ... Read More »

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Neufeld captures city amateur title

By Woodard, Dale on July 30th, 2020

Lethbridge He had to play a little extra golf to do it, but Jeff Neufeld is this year’s Lethbridge City Amateur golf champion. Tied with Justin Nagy after the second round Sunday afternoon at the Henderson Lake Golf Club with scores of 135, Neufeld emerge victorious in the playoff. Nagy led the field after Saturday’s ... Read More »

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Biggio HR, Blue Jays begin 2020 odyssey by beating Rays

By Woodard, Dale on July 25th, 2020

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Cavan Biggio hit a three-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays began their still-in-progress odyssey by topping the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 Friday night in a season opener. Earlier in the day, the Blue Jays announced they will play the majority of their home games at the stadium ... Read More »

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Small, Stingers zone in on title

By Woodard, Dale on July 25th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Jermaine Small and the Edmonton Stingers are in the zone. They’re going to stay there for the next two weeks and when they emerge they plan to be Canadian Elite Basketball League champions. Small – who earlier this year became the new head coach for the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns ... Read More »

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Choi finishes strong at tourney

By Woodard, Dale on July 24th, 2020

Lethbridge herald Ethan Choi surged up the leaderboard in the final day of the Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship in Medicine Hat. The member of the Pincher Creek Golf Club shot a final round, two-under 69 Thursday afternoon to finish with a three-day, nine-over 222 and a tie for 28th overall. It wasn’t enough for a ... Read More »

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Dyck more than happy to get back on the ice

By Woodard, Dale on July 24th, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Even in the grip of a pandemic, Mike Dyck has kept busy. For the past two weeks, the Lethbridge product, former head coach of the Lethbridge Hurricanes and current head coach of the Vancouver Giants has been back in his hometown and back on the ice, running the United Hockey ... Read More »

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Cozens, Greig prepare for Team Canada camp; local stars participating in United Hockey School

By Herald on July 23rd, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald ┬ásports@lethbridgeherald.com Dylan Cozens has already been through one World Junior Championship evaluation camp. The next one is going to be a tad different. After spending the summer up in his native Yukon, the Lethbridge Hurricanes forward and Buffalo Sabres prospect was back in Lethbridge this week for the United Hockey school ... Read More »

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Alberta Summer Games would have started this week

By Woodard, Dale on July 22nd, 2020

Lethbridge Sport Council It feels a lot like the movie Groundhog Day as we begin the one-year countdown to the 2021 Alberta Summer Games, previously known as the 2020 Alberta Summer Games. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, sport events near and far have been cancelled or postponed. The Lethbridge Alberta Summer Games have ... Read More »

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Paisley to coach Jr. B Copperheads

By Woodard, Dale on July 22nd, 2020

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com The last time Doug Paisley played Junior B hockey was in 1989 with the Lethbridge Bridge City Barons. The head coach of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s hockey team is headed back to those ranks, this time behind the bench. On Monday, the Copperheads announced they had hired Paisley ... Read More »

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Locals struggle on Day 1

By Woodard, Dale on July 22nd, 2020

Lethbridge Herald Local golfers will have a bit of ground to make up as the Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship heads into Day 2 today. Lethbridge’s Darin Bertschi and Ryan O’Donnell sat at six-over 77 and tied for 60th as scores were still coming in on the opening day of the championship Tuesday in Medicine Hat. ... Read More »

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