Fun at the 58th Legion Bonspiel
The last weekend in January saw 26 rinks from throughout the Northwest gather at the Curling Club and the Legion in Terrace for a fun-filled weekend and to compete for trophies and prizes for the 58th consecutive year.
The winner of the A Event and the Ken Austin Memorial Trophy sponsored by Branch #13 was the Kurisu rink from Terrace with skip, Clayton Kurisu, Third, Dennis Fugere, Second, Malcolm Smith and Lead Malte Juergewen.
Jamie Austin was home for the event and with his rink of Chad Sallenback, Warren Copeland and Kelly Sallenback who were the winners of B Event and the Bud Kirkaldy Memorial Trophy sponsored by MacCarthy Motors.
The Mitch Griffith Rink with Sylvia Griffith at Third, Heinz Gunter playing Second and Lynne Gunter at Lead walked away with the Peter Barnett Memorial Trophy, Sponsored by Chances for C Event.
D Event and the Steve Kutenics Memorial Trophy, sponsored by Canadian Tire was won by the Kevin Jeffery Rink with Rob Phillips at Third, Ken Dahms playing Second and Chris Houston at Lead.
“Everyone agreed that it was a great week end and good times were had,” said the Legion’s spokesperson Mary Ann Misfeldt.
“The kudos for this go to many people but in particular Fern George and her committee, the Terrace Curling Club, whose relationship with Branch #13 has always been deeply valued, Donna’s Kitchen Staff, the Trophy Sponsors, Chris Gair and the many local businesses who contributed as they have for 58 years. Special thanks to all the curlers who came for the event.”