Swordsmen advance to Round 3 in provincial quest

Jim Groundwater and some friends from Stettler have returned home from Phoenix.

Jim Groundwater and some friends from Stettler have returned home from Phoenix. They enjoyed taking in three antique and collectable car auctions in the greater Phoenix area.

The Endmoor Vipers bantam girls’ hockey team hosted a four-team tournament in Byemoor last Saturday. The home team won against Castor and took the skills competition.

The hosts lost to a Calgary team. Tofield also participated.

We send birthday wishes to former residents with special birthdays: Bob Green, who turned 87 on Feb. 3; and Bernice Zeimer, who celebrated her 86th on Feb. 6.

Linda Smith and Carol Stulberg took Kristy and Claire to the Calgary airport last Friday to catch a flight home to England, after a three-week stay in Alberta.

The Big Valley-Byemoor atom Swordsmen played four league games and four playoff games in their quest to advance to the hockey provincials.

They beat Beiseker and Castor to move on to Round 3. They host Sylvan Lake at 1 p.m. Saturday at Byemoor.

Doreen Nixon celebrated her 60th birthday in Las Vegas with friends Shannon Knowles, Brenda Jones and Tammy Walker and her daughter Becky Nixon, whose birthday is the same day.


Just a reminder, if you haven’t got your tickets for the Ben Crane concert in Scapa on Saturday, there are a few left. Call Doris Nelson at 403-854-2452.

Kyle Sorensen and Janelle Derr will be married in Stettler on Feb. 16. They invite friends and neighbours to their open wedding dance at the Stettler community hall.

The Byemoor Curling Club hosts its men’s and women’s bonspiels Feb. 25 to March 2. There is still time to get your entries in by calling Eugene Nixon at 403-579-2460.

There will be a change in hours at the cafe in Endiang for this week only. Ruthie’s Roost will be closed from Wednesday through Friday. Regular hours are set to resume Feb. 11.

Humour for the day — When everything is coming your way, you are probably in the wrong lane.