VCC Curlers off to BC Mixed Provincials

The winning sweep continues with VCC curlers heading to the 2017 BC Mixed Provincials in Parksville next month.

Coyne and Graham win Doubles Bonspiel

Graham and Cracker

VCC curlers Craig Coyne and Kayla Graham won the A event in the Doubles Bonspiel on Saturday, Feb. 18, beating VCC juniors Ardis Mellor-Laing and Marcus Dee in the final. For all the results go to the Doubles Bonspiel page.

Switzer wins Harry Jerome Comeback Award

Keith Switzer VCC curler Keith Switzer has won the Harry Jerome Comeback Award from Sport BC for winning a BC masters championship after a near-fatal heart attack.

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Registration full for annual Charity Skins Bonspiel

The 20th annual Barry Naimark Charity Skins Bonspiel is on at VCC, Mar. 3-5, with the event raising funds for the St. James Music Academy for inner-city youth. We are now full with 32 teams but still taking a few more registrations for a waiting list.

VCC curlers at BC senior championships, Feb. 21-26

Four VCC curlers will be participating in the concurrent BC Senior Men's and BC Senior Women's Curling Championships in Salmon Arm, Feb. 20-26, including a married couple.

Sign up weekly to curl Saturday nights

Saturday Social curling at VCC offers you the chance to curl when you want without having to make a weekly commitment. Novice curlers are welcomed too!

Register online each week by Wednesday night to curl on the following Saturday, either individually or in groups. We'll let you know on Thursday who has signed up to curl on Saturday and set the games up. For more go to our Saturday Social page.

VCC juniors win Optimist League

Optimist team

Congrats to VCC curlers for winning the top Division 1 league title in the Optimist Junior Interclub Curling League this season. Front row left to right are Danyelle Bernier, Ardis Mellor-Lang, Daniel Dabiri and Marcus Dee, holding another banner for the VCC rink. Also in the picture is VCC coach Luke Opacic, who was filling in for Brad Burton.

VCC curlers qualify for BC mixed

Two teams with VCC curlers are off to Parksville, Mar. 2-5, for the BC Mixed Curling Championship after qualifying in the Lower Mainland mixed playdown at Chilliwack. Chris Cute, Jaime McLaren and Heather Hansen won the A qualifying spot under Richmond skip Aaron Watson. A team of VCC curlers: Becky Abbot, Dave Marchant, Allison DenToom skipped by Andrew Forrest made it through the C event.

VCC curlers at belairdirect BC Men's Championship

The belairdirect BC Men's Curling Championship was in Abbotsford Feb. 8-12 with VCC curlers on two of the 12 teams. Jeff Guignard skipped a full team of VCC curlers with third Chris Faa, second Jeff Sargeant and lead Nick Kuit. Richard Brower and Jan Bos threw fourth and third rocks respectively on the Mike Moss team. The John Morris team won the event, defeating Dean Joanisse in the final.

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