The Lethbridge Hurricanes, led by Cochrane's Tyler Wong, have advanced to the Western Hockey League's Eastern Conference final after a thrilling overtime win last night (April 18).

 Wong scored a pair of goals, including the winner 3:02 into the extra frame, as the Hurricanes edged the Medicine Hat Tigers 5 - 4 to take the series in seven games.

The Hurricanes now move on to face the Regina Pats starting Friday night in Regina.

Wong's two goals and an assist in the game moves him into a tie for the league playoff scoring lead with Reid Gardiner of the Kelowna Rockets, each with 22 points.

The Rockets, with another Cochranite Dillon Dube in their lineup, have made it to the Western Conference final and take on the Seattle Thunderbirds.  That series also begins Friday with the opening game to be played in Seattle.  

 

 

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Knights Host Warriors Tonight

Two teams sitting right next to each other in the Senior "B" Division of the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League square off tonight (June 24) in Airdrie.

Silvertips Lose To The Cougars

The Rocky View Junior Ladies Silvertips went looking for a win at home last night (June 23) but just couldn't seem to find one.

Make It Ten Straight For The Mohawks

The Airdrie Mohawks seem to be unbeatable this season in the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League, and so far, they are.

A Splash Of Pink For The Irish

The Airdrie Irish will have a change of scenery and colour when they play this afternoon (June 24th).

Silvertips Enter Final Weekend Of Regular Season

The Rocky View Junior Ladies Silvertips enter the final weekend of regular season play in the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League tonight (June 23).

Mohawks Best Erratic In Final Meeting

With anothe win last night (June 22), the Airdrie Mohawks have extended their undefeated streak to 9-0 on the season.

Brewers Look for First Win on the Road

Nearly half way through the Parkland Baseball League season and the Airdrie Brewers are still looking for their first win.

TaeKwon Do Student Looks Back On The Nationals

Earlier this month, four members of the Horizon TaeKwon Do Club competed at the ITF Nationals in Quebec.

Mohawks and Erratic Meet Yet Again

When they meet tonight (June 22) in Okotoks, the Airdrie Mohawks and Okotoks Erratic shouldn't need any introduction.

Swimmers Win Big at Provincials

The Nose Creek Swim Association improved on their dominant season at the Southern Alberta Provincials last weekend (June 16th-18).

Storm Hold First Tryouts

Airdrie's Peewee football program, the Storm, are getting ready for the new season this August.

Horizon Students Return National Winners

The Horizon TaeKwon-Do Club in Airdrie is still celebrating after an impressive showing at Nationals.

Final Four Set for Pinoy Basketball Airdrie

Airdrie's Pinoy Basketball League is getting closer to crowning their new champion after last weekend's quarterfinal games.

Airdrie FC U8 Girls Strike Silver at Okotoks Tournament

The Airdrie FC U8 Girls are basking in a silver glow today.

Mohawks Stay Perfect

The Airdrie Mohawks kept a perfect season in the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League going yesterday (June 17).

Brewers Remain Winless

The good news in yesterday's (June 17) double header against the Lacombe Dodgers was the bats of the Airdrie Brewers seemed to have come to life.

Lacrosse Galore This Afternoon

If you have a father who loves lacrosse you'll be able to take dear old dad out for some exciting Father's Day action this afternoon (June 18) in both Airdrie and Cochrane.

Knights Score Convincing Win

There wasn't a lot of doubt in the Rocky View Knights game with the Calgary Raiders last night (June 17) at the Plainsman Arena in Airdrie.

Double The Lacrosse Fun Today In Airdrie

Lacrosse fans get a double dose of action today (June 17) at the Plainsman Arena in Airdrie.

Irish Go For Two In A Row

The Airdrie Irish will be looking for their second straight win this season tonight (June 17) in Calgary.

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