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Kodiak men’s basketball gear up for successful season

Kodiak men’s basketball gear up for successful season

The team practices hard in preparation for the new season. While the Kodiaks men’s basketball team is gearing up for hosting ACAC championships next March, their head coach wants the team to focus on one game at a time. Head coach Ryan Heggie says his team is looking forward to the lift created by hosting

New head coach, Deanna Dotts, discusses practice with the team in the Val Matteotti gym, Oct 3.

New chief on the bench for the Kodiaks

New head coach, Deanna Dotts, discusses practice with the team in the Val Matteotti gym Oct. 3. A familiar face was promoted to lead the Kodiaks women basketball team. Deanna Dotts, last year’s assistant coach, is the new bench boss for Lethbridge College Kodiaks taking over for the retired Brad Karren. Dotts earned the position

Smacklemore (Marissa Stocker, white jersey) blocks her opponents.

Raymond athlete makes Team Canada

Marissa “Smacklemore” Stocker (white jersey), local roller derby player, blocks her opponents. A Raymond athlete “couldn’t stop smiling” when she found out she was skating on up to Team Canada. Marissa “Smacklemore” Stocker, an Alberta roller derby player, said her sister broke the news with a big grin and Canadian flag cupcakes. Stocker had been

Jesse Richardson has an inbetween rounds chat with his coach Brian Bird at Rumble in The Cage at Servus Sports Centre in Lethbridge on September 30, 2017.

Welcome to the cage

Jesse Richardson has an inbetween rounds chat with his coach Brian Bird at Rumble in The Cage at Servus Sports Centre in Lethbridge on September 30, 2017. The Lethbridge public put its stamp of approval on MMA this past weekend. Rumble in the Cage celebrated their 55th time in the ring this past Friday with

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Pronghorns stride To vengeance

The Lethbridge University’s women’s hockey season is now underway as the team is two weeks into its season. With the start of a fresh season comes excitement, and there is no shortage of things to be excited about says Head coach Michelle Janus. “I’m very excited for the kids to go out there and have

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Men’s volleyball team selects new captain

A new season of Kodiak volleyball is set to kick off and with that comes new captains as well. One of those captains for the men’s team is second year player Matt Primrose. Being named a captain in just his second year shows the faith the coaches have in his abilities to be a solid leader

Jeff Schwarz warming up before the game at a fundraising tournament in Coaldale.

Local slo-pitch team hitting the big stage

A local slo-pitch team is representing Lethbridge in a big way. The Average Joe Reapers entered a tournament last year in Okotoks. First prize was a chance to play on the big stage in Florida with about 1,000 other teams. Of the thousand teams, only a handful are from the great north. “It was so

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Goodbye heat, hello hockey

Summer. The one thing that goes hand and hand with summer is the heat. I can say I’m not a fan. When it’s anything over 20 degrees, I start to melt. I find it upsetting that the only thing you can do to cool down (without AC) is strip down to your birthday suit. It’s

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