Smith Rink wins Acme's 14TH Annual Business Bonspiel
The team of Lance Smith, sponsored by APM Weed Control won Acme's 14th annual Business Bonspiel this past weekend (Jan. 24-28, 2011).
The Smith rink consisted of Steve Boake (as 3rd), Lynn Boake (2nd) and Florante Nana (Lead). Receiving second place in the 'A' event was the Jay Davis rink, sponsored by Koch Fuel. His team consisted of Darryl Gorr (3rd), Peter Visser (2nd) and Greg Jochens (Lead).
The Bonspiel garnered 16 teams and a 'skins' format was used, culminating in a pick-a-prize for a

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Hillside Lanes League Bowling results for the week of Jan. 17-20.
Trochu Seniors
Ladies: High single - Rita Stuart 182, Anne Marie Lemay 181; High triple - Anne Marie Lemay 503, Edith Lehmann 438. Men: High single - Jim Deering 235, Jim Sailer 203; High triple - Jim Deering 601, Jim Sailer 568.
Monday Mixed
Ladies: High single - Jean Funk 237, Marie Sept 218; High triple - Marie Sept 597, Jean Funk 563. Men: High single - Ken Boekema 248, Reagan Sept 225; High triple - Ken Boekema 588, Wesston P

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Curling in Huxley has a future

 

Just off Hwy. 21, north of Trochu, is the hamlet of Huxley. Huxley was once a busy little community with a train station, post office, dry goods and grocery stores, implement dealers,  grain elevators, and more.  With improved transportation, a declining population,  and the loss of the grain elevators to large inland terminals, Huxley seemed doomed for extinction.
One thing Huxley never lost has been an unfathomable sense of community and volunteering, much of which is centered around the H

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Thrashers to host Flyers; Saturday Night

The Three Hills Thrashers scratched out a pair of victories against the Ponoka Stampeders in a home-and-home series over the weekend.
Saturday night, Three Hills' Calvin Main started the scoring five minutes into the game with his eighth goal of the season, in a period that featured good back and forth action. Six minutes into the second period, Zach Bauer scored his third goal of the game to double the Thrashers lead, though a powerplay goal by Ponoka midway through the second stanza cut the

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