Broughton hosts mixed bonspiel

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PORT McNEILL—Coming off a its successful hosting of the BC/Yukon Command Canadian Legion curling playdowns, Broughton Curling Club is putting out the call to all mixed rinks to sign up for its annual Mixed Open Bonspiel.

The competition will be hosted Feb. 15-17 at the Port McNeill club. Concession and lounge will be open throughout, and a substantial prize table will await the post-bonspiel awards ceremony.

Curling begins with a 7 p.m. draw Friday. Finals are tentatively set for noon Sunday.

To register a team or to get more info, call Nick at 250-956-2736.Now that we are settled back into our routines, just wanted to remind people of the activities for the remainder of the winter.

 

 

 

Peewees in playoffs

After getting off to a rocky start in the Vancouver Island Tier 3 hockey playoffs, the North Island Eagles peewees hope to turn around their postseason when they host Alberni Valley Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Don Cruickshank Memorial Arena.

The peewees suffered a 14-0 loss at Kerry Park Saturday. The Islanders had competed in Division 2 during the regular season, which the Eagles spent playing in Division 4.

Kerry Park clinched the top seed in the North Division playoffs with a 5-3 win over Alberni Valley Sunday.

The winner of this weekend’s game will earn the No. 2 seed from the North into the Island Tier 3 semifinals beginning the following week.

 

 

 

Triathlon

PORT HARDY—The North Island Tri-sports Club has resumed its winter training schedule in preparation for the 2013 season, and new members are welcome to join the activities at the pool, on the trails or on cycles.

No-cost group runs take place twice each week from the Civic Centre, beginning at 6:30 p.m. each Monday and 5:15 p.m. on Thursdays.

Swimming passes are available to club participants at $25 for 10 pool sessions. Sessions are held from 6-7:30 p.m. each Thursday and include length swimming, hot tub, sauna and free time at the end. Note: kids are welcome but must be rated to swim at a minimum of level 4.

Spinning sessions on the bike are available each Sunday evening at 6:30 at Funtastic Sports and Courts in Storey’s Beach. Cost is $6.50 per session on a drop-in basis.

 

For more information, contact Scott at morhar18@hotmail.com.

 

 

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