February, 2016

Grey Cup winners dedicate their win

Grey Cup winners dedicate their win

The winners of the First Annual Grey Cup Cashspiel held at the Amherst Curling Club on January 22 -24th (pictured above, left to right: Ian Maclean, Mike Bass, Howie Grey and Paul Hawkes) have decided to dedicate their win to their long time team mate and friend Desi Hurley Jr. The Grey Cup pictured above is the 1st Grey Cup ever donated to a sporting event by the then Governor General Earl Grey 109 years ago. Governor General Earl Grey gave a trophy to football in 1909 but had donated this trophy two years before to Amherst Curling Club to help in the […]

Mens Play Update – Feb 8th, 2016

Mens Play Update – Feb 8th, 2016

Monday night was the 6th and final draw of the President vs Vice Presidents Trophy at the Amherst Curling Club.   Paul Hawkes’ team defeated the Lester Wah team, skipped by Dwayne Ogilvie, 7 – 5 with a last end steal. Peter Rushton’s team defeated the Ray Fowler’s foursome 8 – 6 also by stealing 3 in the final end.   The Team of Paul Hawkes, Brian Faught, John Greer and Paul Coulter win the President vs Vice Presidents Trophy for the 2016 season.   Next week begins a new 3 draw round at the Amherst Curling Club Drop in […]

Winter Carnival Activities

Winter Carnival Activities

A reminder of our upcoming Winter Carnival activities: Friday February 12th at 7pm there will be curling, pizza & trivia. Curling is free for club members, $5 for non-members. Everyone chips in for pizza afterwards. On Saturday February 13th from 2pm to 6pm there will be an open house at the curling club. Members of the public are welcome to stop by and try curling. Club members can stop in for practice & instruction. Any club members who can be available to help around the club during this time, it would be appreciated.