Sports

Agassiz curlers win at western provincials

An Agassiz curling team consisting of (from left to right) Aubrey Conroy, Cor Dirven, Leslie Zawada, Ruth Newitt and Norm Zawada won the 50-plus division at the Western Provinces Floor Curling tournament.   - Submitted photo
An Agassiz curling team consisting of (from left to right) Aubrey Conroy, Cor Dirven, Leslie Zawada, Ruth Newitt and Norm Zawada won the 50-plus division at the Western Provinces Floor Curling tournament.
— image credit: Submitted photo

Two local teams travelled to Edmonton to compete in the Western Provinces Floor Curling tournament last month. They set out to compete against teams from B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Ten teams competed in the 50-plus division, including Agassiz's team, consisting of Cor Dirven, skip; Leslie Zawada, third, Ruth Newitt, second, and Norm Zawada, lead. They won the group with a five and one win/loss record.

In the 70-plus division, the team consisting of Dick Hopkins, skip; Shirley Hopkins, third; Peter Burr, second and Mary Burr, lead, tied for first place with a 4-1-1 win/loss record, but had to settle for second place based on the tiebreaker system used.

The competition was of high caliber, and a lot of games came down to the last rock.

Next year’s competition will be in a location in Saskatchewan, as it is rotated between the four provinces.

-Submitted by Dick Hopkins

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Knights set to host Canucks alumni in charity fundraiser
 
A look at 10 memorable Canadian sports stories
 
Stretching out
Door-to-door mail service being eliminated in Mission
 
Soaking soccer
 
Junior Grizzlies repeat as football champs
Hawks anxious for the Christmas break
 
High-flying Malm leading the way for Hawks
 
Veteran Fraser Downs horseman Ray Gemmill retires

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.