Sports Shorts

Women’s floor hockey starts Monday

Women’s floor hockey is starting up again on Monday, Sept. 11. Hockey games run at the King’s Christian gym every Monday (except for school holidays) from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Some hockey sticks are available. There is no charge to play but participants are asked to bring a bag of non-perishable food for the Second Harvest hamper once a month. Please call Rachel at 250-253-2152 for more information.

Synergy basketball

The Synergy Basketball boys fall program begins on Monday, Sept. 11. The program will run on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. for grades five to seven at Shuswap Middle School and grades eight and nine at the Sullivan campus. Participants can pre-register at Shuswap Middle School this week or at the first session.

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Local soccer player Jordan King scored both goals in the Thompson Okanagan Football Club’s (TOFC) 2-0 shutout against Coastal in the premier tier one final of the SX International Cup in Surrey.

Before beating Coastal FC, TOFC overcame Surrey United, Calgary Foothills and Vancouver Island Wave in round-robin play. King scored four goals in four games at the tournament.

Minor football

The Atom, PeeWee and Junior Bantam Shuswap Minor Football teams will all have their first games of the season on Sunday, Sept. 10 at the Little Mountain fields. The Atom game begins at 10 a.m., the PeeWees play at noon and the Junior Bantam team takes the field at 2 p.m.

Bridge results

The results for the Cedar Heights Duplicate Bridge Club for Wednesday, Aug. 30 are:

First place – Rick Warnecke and Jim Allison, second place – Garry Oleskiw and Fred Viehoefer, third place – Arnie Payment and Glenn Coe.

Cedar Heights Duplicate Bridge is a year-round club that meets every Wednesday – doors open at 6:30 p.m., play starts at 7 p.m. All players are welcome. For information, call Vicki at 675-2141.

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