July 19-22 was a busy weekend once again as the 27th Annual Shirtsleeve Classic was held in the community.
Twenty-four rinks took to the ice under the watchful eye of Brett Heaman who did a great job of the ice making and drawmaster Bob Gardham. The following are the results of the bonspiel.
1st Michelle Babcock - Neepawa
2nd Steve Warkentin – Virden
3rd Braydon Payette - Brandon
4th Brett Heaman – Virden
1st Don Armitage – Miniota
2nd Joan Gurr – Miniota
3rd Cassandra Clark – Miniota
4th Cale Dunbar – Souris
1st Doug Kyle - Virden
2nd Angie Stonehouse – Elkhorn
3rd Al West – Brandon
4th Janelle Vachan – Oak Lake
Slo PitchSix teams took part in the tournament with the following results
A Side – Miniota Aces over the Young Miniota
B Side – Birdtail over Team Elkhorn
The Car Rally was a challenge taking drivers and riders all through the former RM of Miniota. The winners were Trevor and Abby Clark, Jamie Sheane and Tristan Gardham.
None of this could happen without all the willing volunteers who come and help prepare and donate food as well as to work in the rink kitchen and at the suppers. The Miniota Community Centre is so appreciative of everyone lending a hand right down to helping with the cleanup on Monday night!
Miniota Antique Tractor Pull
The tractor pull saw 19 competitors in the event on July 22.
5000 lbs & U - 1st Kyle Gurr (Miniota)
6000 lbs & U - 1st Murray Gurr, 2nd Kyle Gurr
7000 lbs & U - 1st Kyle Gurr, 2nd Jim James (Alexander), 3rd David Lelond (Arrow River)
8000 lbs & U / Calvin Bryant Memorial - 1st- Murray Gurr, 2nd- Kyle Gurr, 3rd- John Wythe Jr. (B.C.)
10,000 lbs & U / Bob Bryant Memorial - 1st- Kyle Gurr, 2nd- John Wythe Jr. (B.C.), 3rd- Gerry Wilson (Hamiota).
12,000 lbs & U - 1st- Murray Gurr
Miniota Golf Club Shirt Sleeve Classic
There were 46 t0ournament golfers
Senior Men Championship - Stan Bryant
First Flight: 1st- Barry Doole
Men’s Championship - Curtis Gardham
First Flight: 1st- Brian Armitage
Second Flight: 1st- Trig Martens
Senior Ladies Championship - Sharon McKenzie
First- Cheryl Foster
Ladies Championship - Shirley Davidson
First Flight - Judy Davidson
Juniors - Devon Sanders