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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - December 29, 1970, Winnipeg, ManitobaWinning to fit Mitt tuis Dat. Dec Milr 29, 1970 Gord is set to Shackell opposition Christmas for most curlers is the mid season break when we put Down our brooms and join the rest of our Kinfolk in celebrating the first gift to Mankind. During the past couple of weeks the response of the Curling Frater nity to the Appeal for the less fortunate has been most heart warming. Along with our new year s wish for peace throughout this troubled world May we add a wish that in this land of Prosperity our children will see the Day when the disabled and less fortunate will not have to depend on handouts at Christmas. Senior ladies play Downs dominated the Curling scene Lor the fairer sex last week. The major Surprise was the elimination of Heather s Alice okerholm in District 7." Alice won the inaugural provincial title in 1969, and was expected to be around for the finals. Two other Well known curlers made it to the a Side final by registering twin victories. Fort Rouge s Esther Poulton and Victoria s Doris Bailey share the top spot. Still alive with one loss one win records Are Dot Clarke of Heather mrs. Granger of Grain Exchange and Bessie Mclntyre who Calls Victo Ria Home. Esther Poulton s team provided spectators with Many thrills in their two games. Down four coming Home in the first game to the Granger foursome they scored an Amaz ing five Ender to Chalk up a win. In their next game they Defeated the Clarke foursome in an extra end Battle. In District 5, chairman Agnes Vien reports that two teams Are still undefeated mrs. F. G. Sennett of Grain Exchange and civic Caley s Bella Hebenton. Teams on the b Side who have lost one game each Are skipped by Hilda Smith of Pembina Grace Quinton and former Cana Dian ladies Curling association president Lura Mcluckie of Elmwood. And former zone Winner Roberta Fahrner of Charleswood. Over in District 6, leading with two straight wins Are Ina Seebald of civic Cal and Kay Croft of Thistle. Four Somes still in Contention on the b Side Are skipped by i Mykles of St. Johns Eleanor Clarke of Granite. Marg Adams of Winnipeg ladies and Helen wiederhold of Prince Edward ladies. The Mykles quartet have a bizarre record to Date. In the first game. I s team were forced to default and thus dropped to the b Side. In the second Shirley Zuk left and her Siller rink of Rhonda Kowal Sonya Huta and Dolores put Sneck won and lost during monday s opening action in the Manitoba Junior girls Bonspiel. Schoolboy survivors free press Bob Wilson Minnedosa is. Jimmy Stewart Gord Shackell Vincent i. Howie Wood Iii Kelvin. Ken Tribune Magura Beausejour is. John Pawlyk Tuelon Langner Whitemouth is. Jim Robert son Gordon Dave Whithill Nelson Mclntyre is. Grant Edie Springfield. Jim Birrell Thompson is. Ron Rivard Louis Riel. Hatoon Hall Michael Riley Selkirk is. Michael Ramage Baldur. Brent Mccannel Melita is. Mel bar Clay Souris. Mark Franklin Dakota is. Dave Brunstein St. Johns. Bernie Shaw Beausejour is. Rod Moe Dan Davidson Lerner St. Johns is. Ten Gottfried Gimli. Ken site Virden is. Brian Kelly Swan River. Bart beats Swan River is. John by Rich Treherne. Trent Brich is. Alan Mckay Sandford. Pepsi cola Jim Hicks Portage is. John Roxton mites Bob Gates Churchill is. Ken Pauls Steinbach. Mickey Bridges Carlo right is. John Mctavish Miles mad Tyre. Bob Chudy West Kildonan is. Lloyd Coates Glenboro. By John Down eighteen year old Gordon Shackell won the rat race last year in the Manitoba Schoolboy Bonspiel. Today he can skip his Vin cent Massey rink to the championship of the 31st annual five event affair. Shackell the defending Pepsi Champion an event where main event losers find them selves playing Back to Back games in order to survive was one of four men to reach the Semi final Block of the free press event monday. The lines have been drawn for a country is. City finale to night at in the Granite Curling club but just who the combatants will be is a toss up. Howie Wood representing Manitoba s most famous name in the game even though he s of third generation Vintage Tang Les with Shackell in one Semi final while pre Bonspiel favor Ite Bob Wilson of Minnedosa tests dark horse Jimmy Stewart of Melita in the other. The winners of course gain More than the Bonspiel final. They also automatically qualify for the feb. 5-7 provincial play Downs at Dauphin. The losers will have a second Chance along with the four minor event finalists of winning a trip to Dauphin since two More berths go up for grabs in a 10-rink playoff at the Granite wednesday morning and after things tidy at All costs and has been involved in the lowest scoring games of the Competition took Wilson to an extra end before losing 7-g. Stewart who is thought to have competed in the Spiel two years ago has t left much to be desired in his six wins. And yesterday was no exception As he brushed aside Ken Pauls of Steinbach .8-4 and Robbie rat tray of Kelvin 7-5 with his All 17-year-old rink. Wood in making his first bid for the prizes easily handled Maury Bay of Grant Park 13-2 and used a four Pointer on the second end to coast 6-4 Over a scrappy Bill Hargreaves from Silver Heights. The free press was the Only event to reach the fours As the secondary events slipped into the eights leaving 36 teams to do Battle on today s three draws at 9 ., 2 . And noon. Shackell who recruited 1970 provincial Schoolboy Champion second Alan Mcgarrow was the most impressive of the quartet yesterday in running his record to 6-0. His big test arrived on the . Shift and he passed it with flying colors. John Mctavish of Miles Mac Intyre who has been campaigning in the Schoolboy for a lumber of years bowed to the Vincent masses 8-1 by giving up three on the fifth end to fall in arrears 4-1 and then allowing steals of one and three on the next two ends. Mctavish however gained the eights of Pepsi on the next draw by shoving Gord Green of fran View to the sidelines 9-2. Wilson with the same front end that carried him to the 1970 provincial final was extended or the first time since the Spiel began saturday when he Jec me involved in a shooting match with Charleswood s irian Gessner. Gessner who likes to keep scheduled game the opposition failed to show and the Mykles team won by default. In District 8. The a Side has also reached the finals. The two teams with unblemished records Are skipped by Florence Pearcy of Charleswood business girls and Deer Lodge s Phyl Sutherland. Teams alive on the b Side Are skipped by Transcona s Maimie Cornish Irene Ramshaw of wild Wood and Isobel Dotten of Granite. Ladies play Downs in District 5 will commence Jan. 4, with 39 rinks entered in the modified double knockout 13 Rural rinks among top 20 of the survivors 23 Are from Rural Manitoba centres and in the Dan Davidson Moe Lerner of St. John s finds himself fac ing seven country boys. Perhaps the real marathoner of the Day was West Kildonan s Bob Chudy. Chudy knocked defending Champion Murray Nye of bran Don Vincent Massey out of the Bonspiel on the 8 Jig and went on to win two More Back to Back games. Mickey Bridges of Cartwright went four game route to stay alive. He lost to Mctavish in the championship race on the Early shift then won three in a Row including an 11-5 Triumph Over 1969 event Champion Gra Ham Jamieson of Hamiota. The hotline Virden s Cockbill Brothers Parcy and Scott were eliminated going into the eights of two different events Dave Parkes of Daniel Mclntyre will have to wait another year As will Bill Mowat of Tec voc and Neil Lazar of River East. The Peren Nial competitors lost respective games to Ken Pauls of Stein Bach Jim Tirreli of Thompson and Doug foot of Vincent Mas sey to join the gallery gang Ken site of Virden. Who still owns the Bonspiel s largest end at seven scored sunday came up big again last night by defeating Don mechanics of Goklen Gate 15-6 to reach the Dan Davidson eights watching All the girls Curling took another twill monday in Manitoba. Suddenly every Schoolboy loser became a girl watcher. Above left to right the Alrona rink of Boyd Campbell Greg Wolfe Terry Wiebe and David Wiebe were ousted front the boys Bonspiel just in time to catch Bottom photo Jan Comeault Judy Granger Marilyn Riach and Lyn Seward of Emer son suiting up for the girls event. By John Down they did t exactly come charging out of the Hacks Mon Day like the schoolboys did sat urday but they came to play for keeps just the same in the first Manitoba Junior girls Bonspiel. Perhaps some of the Curling form did t do the game any Justice but what they lacked Here they More than made up for in Gay spirit and sleek lines. Twenty of the urging m rinks manufactured perfect 2-0. Won loss records As four of 11 scheduled draws were completed. Thirteen of the unbeaten four Somes represent country centres but the one to beat is still Maureen Jackson of Ross Jackson who skipped Mere. Miss the 1970 Manitoba secondary schools athletic association s championship Crew started leading the list of illustrious entrants is Elmwood s Glen j convincingly a Buhr. From All reports last year s provincial representatives Are setting a Heady Pace in club play and once again will be the team to beat other Elmwood teams Are led by Junior chairman Edith tipping Eleanor Rovatz and Helen Vincent. The tipping Crew looks capable of Tak ing on any challengers As Edith Lias Rose Taylor at third. Gladys Innes at second and june tipping in the Lead Posi Tion. Rossmere has six teams signed including District chairman Olie Mccaine Ruth Coulter Pat Tail Rhoda Mckee. Doris Newall and Eileen Saunders. Close behind with five entries Are St. Vital. They list Alma Pentland. Edie Gagne. Aileen Woodfield. Helen Plantec and to Mckay. The remaining teams Are spread Between the other five dubs. If it being associated with the Bonspiel Mittee this year through the Junior Girts committee has made me realize Why people Fike Norm Hoock Cocce Watt and Jim Sproveare so respected by the Yowger Carters. Tear alter Jar of desc Gey Ruemen Haree Fiven of Hof Days to feud mow 311 teams through a Ron it cd Spiel. Muci Are teams ims year Tali Aba expect a lot of fee firms tote in in Tihe first Junior Girts Tom Jill car fag in Tom Peg. Lynne Mcdonald of Gladstone 14-1 and Elaine Kulchyski of Elphinstone 10-3. Supported by Donna Bawlin son. Sisters Cathy and Chris Pidzarko and coached enthusiastically by Myra Mccoomb Jackson shows All the form of a Champion on the ice. Or. Girls undefeated cry Ixia karitcmh.1 miss Mccoomb n fact helped conduct tryouts for a front end to join Maureen this fall. They started with eight girls Cut to five and finally came up with the present line up. Of course More is at stake than just the championship a and w event the two main event finalists along with the Tundra and Christie event winners will play off thursday at the Heather for the right to represent Manitoba i the Canada Winter games in february at Saskatoon. Now you see it s easy to understand the Early tailings of the Jackson rink. Marilyn southward of Virden. Also undefeated came up with one of the Wii ingest scores yesterday by bouncing Dina Stephen of Heather 1c4. Also getting in their inks and keeping their slates clean were Laura Foster of clan Deboyes with a 1w win Over Lee of St. Vital and Janet Mason of Strathclair with a 15-1 Victory Over Pat Portz of Westwood. Two rinks Evans of proof cd be and Pengelly of Virden. Were the Only ones who failed to answer the starting Ben. According to Bonspiel head Quarter officials there Are m such things As dark horses and of frogs in girls Curling. No sir they Cao pm steeping beauties and rightly so among the rinks que wkly categorized in such a Section were Susan Lynch of Granite and Shirley Payne of Snow Lake As fuck would have ii however 1 the two met on the . J Jig and Payne won 7-s. J southward. Foster and were a nuts out of Dave huts me Kurung cart Law i Feu my. Item Wolm twin Ali fort wife if Lams. Wev Wei my maps bring a mend Al lib Manitoba s fun Loving Beer join the cub

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