Blind curlers prepared for provincials

Local curlers will compete in the 2012 Provincial Play Downs for the West Coast Blind Curling Association

Ready for provincial play downs

Ready for provincial play downs

A blind curling team from the 100 Mile Curling Club will be putting its training to the test Jan. 12-14 in Kelowna at the 2012 Provincial Play Downs for the West Coast Blind Curling Association.

This is the second season of play for the competitive team, which this year includes skip Jim Vinson, third Lori Fry, second Marilyn Vinson, lead Katelyn Vanderburgh, spare Ben Johnson, and Ken Moore as their sighted guide on ice.

The team will take on the Kelowna, Vancouver and Prince George teams, with the top 2 advancing to the 2012 Western Blind Curling Championships in Edmonton, Alberta in mid-March.