Tags : sports

Inductee’s announced for the 2023 Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame

The Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame has announced six new inductee’s for this year’s class. They include two athletes, two builders, one team, and one special award. Everyone who will be inducted during an upcoming ceremony have contributed to the athletic history in Lethbridge and will join past recipients.   “Forty-four years after the fact, it’s […]Read More

Lethbridge set to host Provincial Arm Wrestling Championships

Arm wrestling is a sport that appears to be growing in popularity, including right here in the city. Lethbridge is set to host the Provincial Arm Wrestling Championships in May to showcase the strongest arm wrestlers from across the province. The top arm wrestlers will also vie for a spot at Nationals in Cape Breton, […]Read More

Lethbridge Hurricanes partner with Orange Jersey Project

The Lethbridge Hurricanes are partnering up with the Orange Jersey Project to bring awareness of the harms caused by the residential school system. Throughout February, the Canes will wear orange jerseys during warm-ups before each game. Video Journalist Micah Quinn was at the Enmax Centre earlier today and chatted with staff and players about the […]Read More

Two LCI football students ready to kick off post-secondary careers

Two Lethbridge Collegiate Institute football players are ready to kick-off their new careers with a couple of universities from Regina and Toronto. The school held a signing for the soon to be post-secondary players. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the coach with the high school football team says he is proud of how each player […]Read More

Lethbridge club making their way to World Cheerleading Championships

A local cheerleading club is gearing up for a special event in Orlando, Florida on April 19-21 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Peak Elite Cheerleading’s tumbling team called Everest is heading to the World Cheerleading Championships. The event features hundreds of teams in more than 20 divisions. Samantha Paradee, the gym owner […]Read More

Growth of sport tourism a top priority for local organizations

Tourism Lethbridge and the Lethbridge Sport Council are joining forces and have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to bring forth more resources to support Sport Tourism Development. Last year the Tim Hortons Brier generated $16.8 million in economic activity to our region. The Brier supported 137 jobs totaling $6.2 million in wages and salaries. That […]Read More

Teams fundraise to get volunteer a car

Anyone who has kids in sports in Lethbridge probably knows Cindy Adachi. She’s become an extended member of the youth sports family because of her unique gift of volunteering her time to capture moments on the field and the ice with her camera. This time, however, it was Adachi’s turn to be gifted when she […]Read More

ACAC soccer championships on the docket for Raymond

The 2022 World Cup is set to kick off on November 20 in Qatar. The best soccer teams from around the world will go head-to-head to compete for the top prize of World Cup champions. Canada has qualified for the big event for the first time since 1986. Here in Alberta the top women’s and […]Read More

Lethbridge kicking into high gear for soccer provincials

Fans of soccer in our city are set for a treat this weekend. The Lethbridge Soccer Association is hosting the Tier Two Alberta Youth Outdoor Soccer Provincials. There will be 47 teams competing with players ranging in age from 13 to 17. Players from across the province will be taking part including five teams from […]Read More

Teeing off for the beauty of sports

A total of 92 golfers hit the links on Wednesday afternoon for a good cause. The KidSport Lethbridge and Taber Charity Golf Tournament reeled off some holes in one at Paradise Canyon Golf Resort to raise important funds for kids in our city and the surrounding area of southern Alberta. Genny Hunter-Barr, the board chair […]Read More

New book to highlight history of Lethbridge Broncos

Before the Lethbridge Hurricanes there was the Lethbridge Broncos. The WHL team played in our city from 1974-1986 and won the WHL championship in the 1982-83 season. A huge sports fan in our city has decided to write a book highlighting the history of the Broncos with the proceeds going to a worthy charity. Video […]Read More

2022 Southern Alberta Summer Games ready for July

Cities from across our province are set to host the 2022 Southern Alberta Summer Games. The event will also be held in Lethbridge, with a variety of sports to choose from. Anyone can register online and staff from the Lethbridge Sport Council say the games are important for our entire community. “Instead of the traditional […]Read More

Throwing discs for a good cause at Lethbridge College

The game of disc golf has become very popular at Lethbridge College. Games were played recently to raise funds for student scholarships at the post secondary institution. BCN’s Micah Quinn has the story on this innovative fundraiser. UPDATE: A total of $6,806 was raised for the fundraiser.Read More

Lethbridge to host arm wrestling tournament

Strongmen in Lethbridge are set to battle in a test of arm strength this weekend. The Lethbridge Arm Wrestling Club is hosting a tournament to see who has the strongest arm in our city. As BCN’s Micah Quinn reports, this will be the second annual event held here in the windy city.Read More

2022 Friars’ Briar makes stop in Lethbridge

The 2022 Friars’ Briar highlights the best curlers that are also men of the cloth. This year, the event is taking place in our city at the Lethbridge Curling Club. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the details on the teams and why the occasion is so important for those in the Christian community.  Read More

Boulderfest geared to go in Lethbridge

Bouldering fans in Lethbridge are set for a treat. The 2022 Boulderfest will be taking place for bouldering fans of all kinds. The friendly climbing competition is asking for non-perishable food items that will be distributed to the Lethbridge Food Bank. As Micah Quinn explains, the event will take place on January 29th.Read More

Alberta College Athletic Conference officially kicks off ‘Make Some Noise

The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference’s ‘Make Some Noise for Mental Health’ Campaign has officially kicked off. The annual event runs throughout 17 post secondary institutions across Alberta and Saskatchewan including our very own Lethbridge College promoting mental health awareness among student athletes. ACAC CEO Mark Kosak says this year is a little different. RBC is […]Read More

Badges vs Bolts raises money for Jack Ady Cancer Centre

The Badges versus Bolts charity hockey game took place over the weekend. Members of Lethbridge police, fire and emergency services, along with the RCMP teamed up to face off against the Lethbridge Lightning. The Badges picked up the win, but the big winner of the event was the Jack Ady Cancer Centre. Alex Sirard, the […]Read More

Hockey game to support Jack Ady Cancer Centre

Various organizations in our community will be getting ready to don their skates for a good cause on January 15th at the Nicholas Sheran Arena. The Badges versus Bolts Charity Hockey Challenge will pit members of the Lethbridge Lightning against the Lethbridge police, RCMP, and fire and emergency crews. As Video Journalist Micah Quinn explains, […]Read More

The impact of Athletes in Action

 Athletes in Action has been bringing people to Christ through sports for a number of decades. Harold Cooper is a Lethbridge pastor and used to work with the organization when he was a chaplain for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Pastor Cooper says it was kind of a rough beginning reaching people for Christ through football.Read More

Enmax Centre enrolls in Restriction Exemption Program

The Enmax Centre has decided to implement the Restriction Exemption Program for all future events and Lethbridge Hurricanes hockey games. Fans who are 12 years of age or older will have to provide partial proof of one vaccination electronically or in paper form for September 20th. By October 1st, fans will have to show full […]Read More

Funding for non-profits after Lethbridge Summer Games cancellation

The Lethbridge 2020 Alberta Summer Games were forced to be cancelled due to the pandemic. Around 3,000 participants were set to compete in 14 sports over the four day event. This has resulted in $250,000 being given out to not-for-profit sport and cultural organizations as part of the 2020 Games Legacy Fund. Games Manager, Steve […]Read More

Lethbridge Bulls promoting quarterly online 50/50 draws

With no fans in the stands for sporting events because of COVID-19, local teams need to find creative ways to generate revenue. Online 50/50 draws have become quite popular. The Lethbridge Bulls launched quarterly draws, and the most recent winner took home $5,700. Bulls General Manager Kevin Kvame says people should support as many local fundraisers as they can. Read More