REPORTING · 24th September 2011
11 teams of four carpet bowlers came from across the Northwest to compete in Kitimat on September 15th and 16th. This was the first time Kitimat hosted a carpet bowling tournament.
“We’re having a senior’s carpet bowling tournament fun from different communities,” said Elnora Dillabough. “Everybody’s having a good time.”
Carpet bowlers came from Prince Rupert, Terrace, Burns Lake, Frasier Lake, Telkwa, Vanderhoof and Kitimat. A banquet was held on the 15th at the Legion for the bowlers.
The teams were mixed and matched between the communities.
The Winning was the team of Joe Smith, Nancy Gray, Joka Kornet and Betty Weibe. 2nd place went to the team of Bob Lynk, Eunice Jackson, Annette Delong and Dennis Urbanowski. 3rd place went to the team of Herman Saefkon, Pyllis Kavanagh, Dini Foote and Anne Russle.