Team One and Two of the Elkford Curling Club’s Little Rookies played against teams in Sparwood earlier this week. Their next games are set for Feb. 14.

Elkford junior curlers rocked at the Sparwood Curling Club

On Jan. 17, eight of Elkford Curling Club’s youngest curlers headed to Sparwood to play in the Optimist Junior Curling Interclub League.

On Jan. 17, eight of Elkford Curling Club’s youngest curlers headed to Sparwood to play in the Optimist Junior Curling Interclub League.  Elkford’s two teams played against teams from Sparwood and Cranbrook.

The teams competed with great gamesmanship and respect.

“The curlers represented Elkford wonderfully by playing well and showing amazing sportsmanship,” said the teams coach, Carmen Murray. “Thanks to the Sparwood Curling Club for hosting this fun day.”

The Optimist Junior Interclub League gives junior curlers an opportunity to play against curlers of similar age and ability, which allows them to gain experience and meet others with similar interests.

These curlers are a part of the Elkford Curling Club Little Rookies program and attend an additional practice each week.  The next play date will be hosted in Elkford on Feb. 14 with games starting at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Murray encourages people to come out to the games.

“We invite [the public] to come check out the amazing curling talent we have in Elkford,” said Murray

Team One is made up of Riley Murray, Taylor Smith, Levi Rice and Eddie Chamberlain. Team Two’s roster is Declan Cook, Brayden Smith, James Fiset and Macy Murray.

 

 

Just Posted

Fernie and RCMP go to court over city log books in fatal ammonia leak probe

Log books center stage in clashing of investigations between the city and RCMP

Peanut Butter Campaign supports local food banks

Both Save On Foods in Fernie and Overwaitea in Sparwood participated in… Continue reading

VIDEO: Explorers uncover Canada’s deepest cave in Fernie

The cave, named Bisaro Anima, was confirmed to have broken the record on New Year’s Day

New Glade ferry enters testing phase

The Glade II will be able to carry heavier loads and will emit less greenhouse gases.

Freezing rain warning in effect for B.C. Southern Interior

Environment Canada issued the freezing rain warning for most of the Southern Interior Tuesday morning

B.C. cougar kitten rescued after mother struck by vehicle

Conservation Officers find home for young kitten found dehydrated and frostbitten near Williams Lake

VIDEO: Thousands join women’s march events across B.C.

Today marks one year since the first Women’s March on Washington

Global accessibility advocate brings efforts home

Fernie has third world accessibility problems, says Cotton

Two Canadians, two Americans abducted in Nigeria are freed

Kidnapping for ransom is common in Nigeria, especially on the Kaduna to Abuja highway

Are you ready for some wrestling? WWE’s ‘Raw’ marks 25 years

WWE flagship show is set to mark its 25th anniversary on Monday

B.C. woman who forged husband’s will gets house arrest

Princeton Judge says Odelle Simmons did not benefit from her crime

Women’s movement has come a long way since march on Washington: Activists

Vancouver one of several cities hosting event on anniversary of historic Women’s March on Washington

Liberals’ 2-year infrastructure plan set to take 5: documents

Government says 793 projects totalling $1.8 billion in federal funds have been granted extensions

Workers shouldn’t be used as ‘pawns’ in minimum wage fight: Wynne

Comments from Kathleen Wynne after demonstrators rallied outside Tim Hortons locations across Canada

Most Read