July 22nd, 2018

Sports

Local Sports

  • Elks down the Mavericks

    Lethbridge The Lethbridge Elks earned a road win Saturday afternoon. In Montana to face the Missoula Mavericks, the Elks prevailed 9-4 in American Legion play to improve to 11-9. Ty Penner led Lethbridge in Saturday’s win with three hits and two doubles. Raleigh Ferby, Liam Leech and Skylar Braun had two hits each, while Levi [...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • South West start strong at Divisional Tournament

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com There’s still plenty of baseball left to be played, but so far the hometown boys have made good. The host South West is off to a 2-0 start to the South West Major AAA Divisional Tournament following a 13-1 win over Edmonton Confederation Park during Day 2 Saturday afternoon at [...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Bulls charge back

    Lethbridge Herald It wasn’t the start the Lethbridge Bulls wanted, but fortunately the ending was a little more ideal. The Bulls topped the Fort McMurray Giants 11-9 in Western Major Baseball League play Saturday night at Spitz Stadium. In a pivitol weekend for both teams as they battle for the fourth-and-final playoff berth in the [...] Read More »

    17 hours ago
  • Bulls out-last Giants

    Dale Woodard Lethbridge Herald sports@lethbridgeherald.com On a night that doubled as the Lethbridge Bulls Strike Out Hunger initiative, Dustin Braun and Kaleb Warden served up the main course. In key homestand against a team gnawing at their heels in the standings, the Bulls hung on to defeat the Fort McMurray Giants 7-6 in Western Major [...] Read More »

    2 days ago
  • Southwest off to a winning start at Divisional Tournament

    Lethbridge Herald The host Lethbridge South West has kicked off the South West Major AAA Divisional Tournament off with a convincing win. Playing under some hot conditions Friday night at Canola Field, Southwest toppled Fish Creek 20-5 to kick off the week-long event at 1-1. In other action Friday, Bow Ridge defeated Medicine Hat 18-2, [...] Read More »

    2 days ago

National Sports

  • Canadian Penny Oleksiak withdraws from Pan Pacs to prepare for push to 2020

    EDMONTON – Canadian Penny Oleksiak will not compete at next month’s Pan Pacific Swimming Championships. The four-time Olympic medallist won the 100-metre freestyle and 100 butterfly at this week’s Canadian Swimming Trials to qualify for the national team that’s headed to Japan, but is withdrawing from the event to focus on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. [...] Read More »

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  • High performance director John Atkinson excited about Swimming Canada’s future

    EDMONTON – As the 2018 Canadian Swimming Trials wrapped up five days of competition on Sunday, Swimming Canada high performance director and team leader for the Olympic program John Atkinson said the program is at its most promising level in decades. “When you look at our results in Rio, it was our best Olympic Games [...] Read More »

    2 hours ago
  • Quarterback Johnny Manziel heading to Montreal Alouettes

    HAMILTON – The Montreal Alouettes are hoping quarterback Johnny Manziel can help turn the season around before it’s too late. Montreal traded for the former Heisman Trophy winner on Sunday, acquiring the 25-year-old from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for defensive end Jamaal Westerman, wide receiver Chris Williams and two first-round draft selections. Offensive linemen Tony Washington [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • Canadian men fall 35-12 to Wales, finish 12th at Rugby Sevens World Cup

    SAN FRANCISCO – The Canadian men finished in 12th spot at the Rugby Sevens World Cup tournament in San Francisco on Sunday after a 35-12 loss against Wales. Canada lost to Australia in the Challenge semifinals 19-7 earlier on Sunday, leaving it with its matchup against Wales. The Canadians were eliminated from title contention in [...] Read More »

    4 hours ago
  • Solarte’s two-run homer caps comeback as Jays top Orioles to sweep series

    TORONTO – Yangervis Solarte blasted a two-run homer in Toronto’s four-run eighth inning as the Blue Jays rallied to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 on Sunday for a sweep of the series between the AL East’s worst teams. Randal Grichuk also hit a two-run shot off Brad Brach to spark the eighth-inning comeback from a [...] Read More »

    8 hours ago