Curling in July at Miniota

28th Miniota Shirtsleeve Classic weekend very successful

Miniota’s 28th Shirtsleeve Classic was held over the July 19 - July 21 weekend with lots of activities for everyone. Drawmaster Bob Gardham along with Duncan Lelond and crew created the unique July curling ice experience.

On the scenic nine-hole golf course, some 64 golfers teed off. The car rally had people touring around the Miniota rural area, and a 5 km Fun Colour Run brought about 100 participants to the streets of Miniota.

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Kids events included Movie Night, Valley Recreation activities and the Fireman’s Rodeo.

Community suppers were well attended both nights and a crowd danced the night away with the live band, Kitchen Party (Winnipeg) playing on Saturday evening.

Bonspiel winners

A-side, Doug Kyle rink; B-side, Dusty Hill rink; and C-side, Loree Gardham rink. 

Slo Pitch Tournamentwinners

A-side, Miniota 1 and Hoopers Lake 9 (tied); B-side, Miniota 2; and C-side, Renegades. 

Golf Tournament winners

Men: 1st, Travis Sheane; 2nd, Jamie Sheane;

Ladies: 1st, Irene Clark; 2nd, Judy Davidson;

Senior Mens: 1st, George Krieser; 2nd, Clay Wyborn;

Senior Ladies: Sharon McKenzie; 2nd, Shelia Sheane;

Juniors: 1st, Foster Couvier. 

Car Rally winners

Nick Young, Mike Couvier, Kelly Armitage, Ryan Brown and Chris Couling.

Submitted by Anna Oliver

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