Local curlers fill podium at mixed curling bonspiel

100 Mile House Curling Club offers fun and competition in 14-team event

  • Nov. 24, 2016 12:00 p.m.

Rod Hammerer

The 100 Mile House Curling Club hosted it annual Mixed Bonspiel that featured three days of intense but fun bonspieling, Nov. 18 -20.

It was so much fun, says Curling Club public relations spokesperson Douglas Witty.

“There was great ice conditions and excellent curling.”

While most of the teams were from 100 Mile House, teams travelled from Kamloops, Chilliwack, Ashcroft and Mission to compete. Fourteen teams worked hard to grab a chunk of the cash that was up for grabs.

Although the Quesnel rink from Ashcroft won the A event 6-1, 100 Mile House quartets otherwise dominated the podium.

The Quesnel group included skip Paul Quesnel, Dwight Hodder, Barb Hodder and Janet Quesnel.

Second place in the A event went to the Mitchell Rink from 100 Mile House, and included skip Jim Mitchell, Gwen Mitchell, Wayne Veno and Natalie Hefer.

The B event was won by the Ed Ney rink from 100 Mile House (7-2). The rink included skip Ed Ney, Hollis Ney, Gordon Smith and Karen Smith.

Second place in this event was the Pratt Rink from 100 Mile House, and included skip Bill Pratt, Sherr O’Brien, Rich O’Brien and Mavis Reid.

The winner of the C event was Duane Ney Rink from 100 Mile House (7-0), which consisted of skip Duane Ney, Krissy Moore, Dennis Gosselin and Kristy Anderson.

Second place went to the Todhunter Rink from 100 Mile House, which included skip Bill Todhunter, Shannon Knapp, Kelly Powell and Cheryl Powell.

Dinner was provided by Curling Club Ladies Club and Canadian 2 for 1 Pizza, with Friday night’s appetizers provided by MMK Consulting.

The Curling Club thanks the club volunteers, Sunrise Ford for providing the shuttle and the event sponsors: Sheree’s Shirt Shack, Kal Tire and The Outlaw.

 

 

 

Just Posted

One convicted, two cleared in 2014 deaths of two men in Anahim Lake

Andrew Jongbloets convicted of manslaughter in deaths of Matthew Hennigar, 23 and Kalvin Andy, 22

VIDEO: Researchers rely on drones to survey aftermath of B.C. wildfires

UBC researchers are using aerial drones to study the historic 2017 wildfires in the province

Ageing safely with medications

Local pharmacist presents information at seniors centre

Natural gas project nears completion

Enbridge’s new compressor unit upgrades equipment along Highway 24

Morning Dec. 14: Foggy weather, low chance of precipitation

The morning weather and roads for the South Cariboo

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

Family suspends search for missing Alberta couple, plane near Revelstoke

Due to bad weather, families of missing Albertan couple say they will resume in the spring

Canadian grocers make $3M per year from penny-rounding: UBC study

Ottawa announced plans in 2012 to phase out the copper coin

Sagmoen neighbours recall alleged hammer attack

Woman was screaming outside Maple Ridge townhouse in 2013

B.C. anti-hate campaigner finds Google search on his efforts redirects to porn

Text from online news article about Cran Campbell being used to link to suspect websites

‘The Last Jedi’ opens with $220M, 2nd best weekend all-time

As anticipated, the movie fell shy of the opening weekend for J.J. Abrams’ 2015 franchise reboot

2 couples tie the knot in Australia’s 1st same-sex weddings

West Australian couple Anne Sedgwick, Lyn Hawkins have been together for 40 years

B.C. concert promoter bans Nazi symbols at shows

A man was witnessed making a Nazi salute during a heavy metal show at Pub 340

Most Read