Wadena will never be the same after the recent Chicken and Wine Bonspiel.The rink’s rafters started shaking when crowds started to show up Friday night for draws, and continued Saturday morning with a pancake breakfast. Before you knew it, Saturday afternoon arrived and the band Dead South, booked for that evening’s entertainment, hit the ice […]
The red rocks on sheet two at the Wadena curling rink are red hot and smokin’! This is the second time in a week that players have pulled off an eight-ender on that ice with these rocks. Left to right, Sharon Bell, Marcy Comfort, Donna Ekstrom and Leona Smale. Photo courtesy Wadena Curling Club.
Bob Reynolds’ rink from Foam Lake boasted an eight-ender in the third end of a game against Dane Ward’s team last Thursday night during the Wadena men’s bonspiel/ Quill Plains C-Event semi-final. Left to right, skip Bob Reynolds, third Rob Mayor, second Blaine Hanson and lead James Hajewich. Photo courtesy Dane Ward. Ward tried a hack-weight […]
By Pat Casement Mickey Ochitwa and his Quill Lake rink consisting of third Barry Fowler, second Morris Banyan and lead Art McEwen defended their championship title by defeating Bruce Brownlee’s Kelvington quartet in the final of the Wadena Seniors’ Bonspiel. The bonspiel Feb. 24-26 at the Wadena Curling Club was deemed a success by club […]
By Pat Casement The Bruce Brownlee foursome of skip Brent Franko, third Bruce Brownlee, second Al Wheatley and lead Trevor Brownlee took home the Wadena Co-op Event hardware as they bested a very strong field of curlers during the week-long event held Feb. 3-8. In this hard-fought, low-scoring affair, experience triumphed over youth. […]