FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Petroleum Associations’ 57th annual bonspiel wrapped up yesterday at the Curling Club with Tundra Processing Solutions claiming first place.Thirty teams consisting of Curling Club members from Fort St. John and Dawson Creek were participating in the event that kicked off on Wednesday.Teams were treated to a stag banquet on Thursday night and music and dancing Friday evening.- Advertisement -The A final saw Tundra defeat Brad Brain Financial to win the event and claim a number of prizes including $350 per team member. That cash could either be kept or turned into a number of items such as watches to various pieces of jewelry, with a total of $50,000 in prizes available.In the B final, Nalco Champion was victorious over BV Land. In the C final, Rodgers defeated DRS. Northern Vac was victorious in the D final after beating Norweld. IPAC defeated Trackers in the E final.General Manager of the Curling Club Braden Whitford said, “We had a great turnout again this year. It’s a fantastic event and we nearly met our limit of 32 teams, with 30 participating.”Advertisement Each team played a guaranteed three round-robin games. The objective was to win every game you play. Whitford added, “As a team, you want to stay in the A pool. As each time a team loses they drop down a pool until they land in the E pool. A loss at that stage and you’re done.”
Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Dry Conditions ContinueHot and dry conditions prevailed throughout the week causing stress to crops and livestock, according to Cheryl Turner, State Statistician with the USDA, NASS, Ohio field office. There were 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending July 15. Wheat harvest and straw baling were in full swing with the dry weather. Hay harvest was doing well with second cut for both alfalfa and other hay well underway. Oats were maturing rapidly with the hot weather. Corn and soybeans overall remained in mostly good condition. Pastures were experiencing some stress due to high temperatures and loss of soil moisture. Little to no rain allowed opportunities for fieldwork. Field activities included spraying of fungicides and herbicides, hauling manure, and performing tillage operations.Click here to see the full report
TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Sevilla coach Machin: Munir wants to be in the front lineby Paul Vegas9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveSevilla coach Pablo Machin has welcomed their deal for former Barcelona striker Munir El Haddadi.Sevilla swooped for Munir last week.Machin said, “He will bring above all competitiveness. He is a good recruit. Not only for the present, but also for the future. “Many clubs wanted him too and he chose Sevilla FC. He does not want to be in the background, but in the front line. Sevilla is an ideal club for him. “We will try to lead him to his best level.”
Buckeye quarterback Troy Smith runs for yardage during action between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Illinois Fighting Illini at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois on November 4, 2006. Ohio State won 17-10. (Photo by G. N. Lowrance/Getty Images)Ohio State’s NFL hopefuls will have a former Heisman Trophy throwing to them during the Buckeyes’ pro day this morning. Troy Smith, who won the prestigious award at OSU in 2006, is scheduled to throw to the Buckeyes’ former wide receiver Devin Smith, former tight end Jeff Heuerman and others at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center this afternoon. Smith has been out of the NFL since 2010. Former Heisman Trophy winner Troy Smith getting loose. Scheduled to throw later on at OSU Pro Day. pic.twitter.com/hHQvnvNmtn— Ryan Cooper (@RyanCooperOSU) March 13, 2015 This isn’t surprising – Ohio State typically brings in a guest quarterback to throw to its players on pro day. It’ll be interesting to see how the former All-American looks, though.