Sports Shorts

Sports shorts

A collection of short sports stories from the community

Stick curling championships

Brian Maurer and Bert Larmand are competing in the 2018 Canadian Stick Curling Championships in St. Alberta, Alta, from April 2-5. The event consists of two-person stick curling teams from across Canada, and live results can be found at

U19 Ringette championships

Jordyn Turner and Courtney Bacon of Salmon Arm will join the Thompson-Okanagan Ringette League’s Team Force at the 2018 Save-On-Foods Canadian Ringette Championships in Winnipeg, MB from April 8-14. This is the 40th anniversary of the national championships, commemorating their first ever event held in 1979 in Winnipeg.

B.C. Hockey events

The Shaw Centre will be hosting the B.C. Hockey U16/18 Female Identification Camp April 12-15, as well as the U16 Male B.C. Cup April 19-22. They will be looking for volunteers and timekeepers to help with both of these events. Contact for more information.

Waves at nationals

The Salmon Arm Waves Masters swim club will be participating in the Canadian Masters Swimming Championships in Calgary, Alta from May 19-21. The club is seeking additional swimmers for their roster, the public is welcome to come swim, practice and aim for their best time. For more information message coach Angela Carson at

‘Backs spring camps

The Salmon Arm Silverbacks host their Salmon Arm spring camp April 27-29 at the Shaw Centre, looking to identify local talent for the BCHL. Come out, skate with the team and see if you have what it takes to be a Silverback. Registration information is available at

Bridge results

Results for Salmon Arm ACBL bridge club for March 27: first: Tom McNie and Mike Clayton, second: Betty and Charles Ward. Results of March 29 matches: first: Mike Clayton and Chuck Buckler, second: John Parton and Lynne Storey, third: Ona Bouchard and Doreen Roberts, fourth: Arlene and Bert Lamoureux. The Bridge Club plays Tuesday evenings and Thursday afternoons at the Downtown Activities Centre. For more information call (250)-833-1935.

Results for Cedar Heights duplicate bridge club March 28: first: Betty and Charlie Ward, second: Gordon and Yvonne Campbell, third: Jack Ashenbrenner and Vicki Coe. All players are welcome. For information, call Vicki at (250)-675-2141.

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