‘Curling wars’ veteran undefeated

Local curlers vying for top spots in 100 Mile Curling Club standings

Peter McCaffrey

A group of wily vets and a team of wizards reign supreme atop the 100 Mile House Curling Club standings.

The most recent results are in for local Men’s, Women’s, Mixed and Business Leagues.

Ed Ney continues to lead the Men’s League with a perfect record.

“Will anyone slow down this wily curling veteran of the curling wars?” asks club spokesperson Wayne Venos. “Maria Hamilton’s girls from Bridge Lake continue their wizardly ways over the rest of the rinks on Thursday night ladies play. They are enjoying their status so much they have started wearing wizard hats to the curling rink on game nights.”

A ladies windup Christmas party is slated after curling on Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. All ladies from Monday, Tuesday and Thursday night leagues are invited to bring their favourite appetizers and enjoy a little Christmas cheer.

Curler Sherr O’Brien was recently injured and will be out for the remainder of the season, explains Venos.

“Being such an active member of our curling club, she will be missed by everyone.”

The Business League wraps up before Christmas and starts anew in the beginning of January.

New teams or individuals are invited to sign up by calling club president Joanne Doddridge at 259-395-2296. The cost is $90 per player with teams of four.

Players require clean rubber-soled shoes, while sliders and brushes are provided free of charge.

Men’s League

Ed Ney 14 points

Dennis Gosselin 10

John Atkinson 8

Chris Betuzzi 6

Jim Mitchell 4

Dustin Leduc 4

Gordon Smith 2

Ladies League

Maria Hamilton 13

Marg Folk 10

Joanne Doddridge 9

Lorraine Young 8

Hollis Ney 8

Hanna Lindner 6

Arlene Jongbloets 2

Deanna Zielke 0

Mixed League

Bill Pratt 12

Richard Minato 10

Bill Todhunter 9

Ed Ney 9

Char Marshall 5

Duane Ney 3

Business League

Performance All Terrain 13

Credit Union 10

Saunders Ent. 7

Fire Ball 6

Sliding Stones 4

Interior Health 2

 

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