From left: Skip Desiree Borsato

Curling: Borsatto wins B.V. bonspiel

It was a retro-themed weekend at BV Curling Rink, as the women’s bonspiel celebrated the rink’s 50th season with a salute to the 50s.

It was a retro-themed weekend at Beaver Valley Curling Rink, as the women’s bonspiel celebrated the rink’s 50th season with a salute to the 50s.

Eighteen teams from around the West Kootenay dressed up in their finest sweaters and bobby socks for the dinner and dance Saturday, before returning to the ice Sunday for a push to the finals.

Once the last rock settled it was the  Desiree Borsato rink with Brittany and Leanne Palmer, and Courtney Schmidt taking the A final for the second year in a row with a victory over the Sherry Duncan rink.

Duncan, with third Tami Collins, second Brenda Kozler, and lead Brittney Taylor, jumped out to an early 3-2 lead after three ends, but a pair in the fourth, then steals of two and three in the fifth and sixth, clinched it for the Borsato foursome.

The Coutenay Jones rink won the B final, while the C winner was the Kelly May team, and the Bev Bignell rink won a close match in the D final over the Beauchamp foursome.

Just Posted

River rising in Trail

For up-to-date reservoir elevation and river flow information, visit BC Hydro’s website bchydro.com

Victorian-era magnate, con artist had Rossland connections

New book explores fascinating history of Whitaker Wright

Snowed In Comedy Tour returns to B.C.

Show comes to Trail on Jan. 30

Minor hockey roots preserved in Trail mural

The Trail Minor Hockey Association founded Minor Hockey Week in 1957

Tell the Times

Web Poll: Have you been the target of petty theft in Trail?

REPLAY: B.C’s best videos this week

In case you missed it, here’s a look at the replay-worth highlights from this week across the province

Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 in OT

New England will meet L.A. Rams in NFL title game

Pettersson returns to lead Canucks to 3-2 win over Red Wings

Vancouver’s super rookie has 2 points in first game back after knee injury

Skaters stranded in Saint John, NB, amid storm on last day of championships

More than half of the flights out of the city’s airport were cancelled due to the weather

Call for tighter bail rules after Saudi sex-crime suspect vanishes

Mohammed Zuraibi Alzoabi was facing charges related to alleged sexual assault, criminal harassment, assault and forcible confinement of a woman

12 poisoned eagles found on Vancouver Island

Improper disposal of euthanized animal suspected

Olympic softball qualifier to be held in B.C.

Tournament is to be held Aug. 25 to Sept. 1

B.C. resident creates global sport training program

The 20 hour course teaches the science and application of interval training at the university level

B.C. VIEWS: Fact-checking the NDP’s speculation tax on empty homes

Negative-option billing is still legal for governments

Most Read