Curlers from all over the northwest descended on Terrace two weekends ago for the 59th Loggers Bonspiel, Terrace’s largest curling event of the season.
The Johnny Williams Memorial A event trophy, sponsored by Remax Coast Mountains, was won by the Vanderstar Team from Smithers – skip Ron Vanderstar, third Adam Harnett, second Len Vanderstar, and lead Al Wiensczyk. They beat team Kennedy for the trophy.
John Evans of Terrace, with skip John Evans, third Andrew Simpson, second Brent Rodgers, and lead Gordie Olsen, beat team Rauter from Terrace to win the Bear Creek Contracting B event.
Michael Dahms of Prince George beat team Illing from Kitimat in the Spring Creek Aggregates C event – skip Michael Dahms, third Chris Calder, second JT Blanchet, and lead Matt Gyorfi.
The Hawkair D event was won by Les Kutenics of Terrace – skip Les Kutenics, third Jules Lafrance, second Aaron Budden, and lead Clinton Budden. They beat Morgan from Kitimat.
The boat races at the mugup was won by skip Chad Sallenback, third Warren Copeland, second Shane Dejong, and lead Dave Reniero from Terrace.
And John Kennedy won the Totem Ford Hot Shot Challenge.
It was a great bonspiel that all the volunteers made a huge success. Next year’s 60th annual should bring 48 teams to Terrace.