Faces of 24th annual B.C. Seniors Games
Tufford and Betty Pilon from Okanagan Falls (in blue) gave Ruth LeBlanc of 108 Mile Ranch a high five after defeating her in darts and snatching up silver in the 55-64 ladies doubles competition Thursday afternoon; Curling cowboy Bill Ellis was a club champion in Castlegar in the 1970s but has since moved to Chilliwack. He’s competing in his first B.C. Seniors Games and curling in the area for the first time in 35 years; The Elliott family journeyed from Vancouver to watch dad and grandfather Dave Elliott and the Kootenay Glacier Bears down the Salmon Arm 55ers at the Cominco Arena Thursday; Pearl Thompson, 83, from Kamloops felt right at home in the Trail Legion’s dart room in her 17th year competing; Rossland native Merv Aiken, a former neighbour of Seth Martin (depicted in the mural), was at the Cominco Arena Thursday cheering on his former teammates, the Vancouver Schooners.