June 22nd, 2018

Local Sports

Big weekend of racing at Rocky Mountain Turf Club

By Woodard, Dale on June 2nd, 2018

Eight races Saturday and Sunday at Rocky Mountain Turf Club will make for some tremendous action at the track. Today, dominant trainer Jacqueline Smith will be sending out two of her best in Allowance races. In race seven, an allowance race for fillies and mares, she sends out, “Sparkling Peg” for a six-furlong adventure. Two ... Read More »

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Cardston claims gold

By Woodard, Dale on June 1st, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com These cats have claws. Now, those cats in question – the Cardston Cougars girls slo-pitch team – also have championship banner following a 14-7 win over the Magath Pandas in the Southern Alberta High School Slo-pitch Championship Thursday afternoon at Softball Valley. Playing under cool and damp conditions wasn’t enough ... Read More »

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Barracudas lacrosse team home for two games

By Woodard, Dale on June 1st, 2018

Lethbridge The Lethbridge Bert & Macs Barracudas are home for a pair of Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League games this weekend. The Junior B Tier I squad hosts the Barracuda Lacross Club Fish tongiht at 9 p.m. at Nicholas Sheran Arena and are back at Nicholas Sheran Saturday at 1 p.m. when the Rockyview Silvertips pay ... Read More »

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Initiation and Novice hockey operating under new format, title next year

By Woodard, Dale on June 1st, 2018

The hockey season seems long since past – the Memorial Cup is over and all that is left is the Stanley Cup. Will Ovechkin finally get a Cup? Or will the Cinderella Golden Knights overcome their 500-1 odds from the start of the season to be the champions? Personally, I find myself quietly cheering for ... Read More »

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Volunteers needed at SportFest

By Woodard, Dale on June 1st, 2018

Volunteers needed at SportFest Lethbridge A few extra hands are needed at SportFest, starting today and running until Saturday at the Servus Sports Centre. Four volunteers are needed to help put down the synthetic ice and temporary flooring on this afternoon starting at 1 p.m. On Saturday, two more volunteers are needed to help with ... Read More »

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Man In Motion honoured

By Woodard, Dale on June 1st, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Rick Hansen remembers coming through Lethbridge on his Man In Motion World Tour. Over 30 years after that monumental world-wide event to raise awareness about the potential of people with disabilites, the University of Lethbridge said “thanks” to the three-time Paralympic gold medallist and founder of the Rick Hansen Foundation, ... Read More »

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Bulls downed by the Prospects

By Woodard, Dale on June 1st, 2018

Lethbridge Herald The Lethbridge Bulls have started the Western Major Baseball League season with a loss. The Bulls opened another summer on the diamond with a 7-1 loss to the Edmonton Prospects Thursday night in Edmonton. Lethbridge held a 1-0 lead after two innings, but the Prospects put four runs across in their half of ... Read More »

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Why SportFest 2018 shouldbe in your weekend plans

By Woodard, Dale on June 1st, 2018

Submitted by the Lethbridge Sport Council Is there anything better than spending a fun-filled Saturday with your family at a free event? I can’t think of anything. If this sounds like something that is right up your alley, then bring the whole family down to Servus Sport Centre on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 ... Read More »

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Four records broken at South Zone junior high meet

By Jensen, Randy on May 31st, 2018

LETHBRIDGE HERALD Four records were set and close to 800 athletes competed at the South Zone Junior High Track and Field Championships on Tuesday at University of Lethbridge Community Stadium. Hattie Ogden of Magrath set a record in the midget girls discus with a throw of 26.10 metres while Tesema Veurink of Seven Persons set ... Read More »

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The end is near for high school sports season

By Submitted Article on May 31st, 2018

This week’s ‘High School Notebook’ column by Dave Wells By this time next week the entire 2017-18 area high school sports season will be history, with only the June 8-9 Calgary-hosted provincial high school rugby finals left to be contested in Wild Rose Country. – – The Alberta Schools Athletic Association High School Track & ... Read More »

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Little time for new Bulls to adjust to a new city, country

By Jensen, Randy on May 31st, 2018

Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com Grant Schmidt is a first-time flyer and a first time visitor to Lethbridge and Canada. For local baseball fans, he’s also a first-year member of the Lethbridge Bulls. With another Western Major Baseball League season ready to step up to the plate, the new and returning Bulls took the field ... Read More »

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