Sports briefs

Golf and curling will share the billing when Fort Rupert Curling Club hosts the Fall Funkin’ Golf Scramble and Curling Challenge Saturday, Oct. 1.

Golf and curling will share the billing when Fort Rupert Curling Club hosts the Fall Funkin’ Golf Scramble and Curling Challenge Saturday, Oct. 1.

No experience is necessary to take part in the fun event, which is modeled after the club’s Daffodilly event held each spring.

Sign-in will be at 9:30 a.m. at Seven Hills Golf and Country Club. A nine-hole scramble tournament will be followed by lunch and an eight-end curling match at Fort Rupert Curling Club in Storey’s Beach.

Curling equipment will be provided to newcomers to the sport.

Cost is $40 per player, and covers green fees, lunch and prize. To register or for more info call 250-949-2660 or 250-902-8211.

 

Wild women welcomed

The Port Hardy Wild women’s hockey club is now accepting registration from interested players for the 2011-12 season.

Practice kicked off this week and will continue each Monday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Don Cruickshank Memorial Arena.

The club has scheduled its annual tournament and fund-raising dance for the weekend of Nov. 25-27 at the arena.

To register or for more info, call Marnie at 250-949-0437.

 

Hockey ref clinic

A hockey referee clinic, open to anybody 12 years and older and interested in becoming a referee for the 2011-12 season, will be held Oct. 15 at Don Cruickshank Memorial Arena in Port Hardy.

In addition,  Port Hardy Minor Hockey invites high school students interested in earning volunteer hours to come out and be a mentor on the ice to younger skaters.

For information on the clinic or to volunteer with the program, call Graham Richards at 250-949-9588 or visit www.triporthockey.com