HALKIRK HERALD — In keeping with tradition, Halkirk’s young people are keeping busy and are involved in a variety of sports. In basketball, on the Castor boys’ high school team are Brennan and Liam Grice, McGuire Kent, and Leif Neufeld. On the girls’ high school team out of Castor are Tiana Gamroth, Madelyn and Makenna Schauer. Brooklyn Perry plays on the Stettler basketball team. From the Castor Jr. high basketball teams we have Kiera Gamroth, Megan Grice, Devon and Toryn Johnson and Bailey Musgrove; Trey MacGillivray, Cale Neufeld and Logan Perry. In the learn to play group we have Kassie Gamroth, Aspen Johnson and Reese Lefebvre.
Jacey and Tiana Gamroth took a level one ski coach course at the Valley ski hill last weekend. This will allow them to coach at ski races.
Playing hockey with the 3Cs ( Castor, Coronation and Consort ) group from our community are Codi James, Toryn Johnson, Tayah Perry; Brandyn Baird, Trey MacGillivray, Ray Musgrove, Owen Schauer; Ella May Perry. Devon Johnson and Morgyn Jordahl play Bantam girls with Stettler.
Devon Johnson, Kiera Gamroth, Morgyn Jordahl and Sydney Dunkle will compete in Jr. High CARA curling in Stettler on Thursday.
The Elks annual seafood supper and comedy night boasted a full house with heaping plates and a ton of laughs. Thanks to those who supported them, the volunteers, the silent auction sponsors, the GWH grad class of 2017, for serving and cleaning after. This year’s grad class includes Halkirk students Tiana Gamroth, Liam Grice, McGuire Kent, Leif Neufeld and Madelyn Schauer. Profits from this fundraiser will go back into the community.
Sympathy to Regina Marshall and family on the passing of her brother Christian Hintz on Saturday, Feb. 4. The Hintz family lived south on Hwy. 855 near Endiang. Regina is a sister-in-law to Virginia and Doug Duke.
Carolina Kent recently travelled to the Philippines for a visit with her family there.
Doug and Virginia Duke got home at the weekend, having spent a week in Palm Springs, Ca. taking in the local attractions.
Coming up: Feb. 20 – noon till 3 p.m., family day activities at the Seniors’ Centre; Feb. 21 – 6 p.m., potluck supper and fraud schemes explained to seniors at 7 p.m.; Mar. 8 to 10 – all day, men’s and ladies’ curing bonspiels.