Lawnbowling team on a winning streak

Winners of Chad’s Bar and Grill Mixed Fours

Winners of Chad’s Bar and Grill Mixed Fours

Submitted

Courtenay Lawn Bowling hosted the Mixed Fours sponsored by Chad’s Bar and Grill Aug. 16-17.

Local players were good hosts only to a point as the Vern Greenhill team with April Gilchrist, Jackie West and Melie Ursulom battled it out with Qualicum’s John Wilson, Jane Neilson, Doug Ives and Liz Pendleton for the honours.

As Hawaaian was the costume theme this year to brighten up the usual white, Cath and Don Wiseman, Jackie West and Melie Ursulom were the prize winners with the other costumed members of both teams receiving mementoes as well. (2015 will have a Mexican theme.)

Greenhill says 2014 has been his best year ever, having won seven of the 14 tournaments he has entered.

But he is not done yet; there are still a few to go.

Greenhill’s teams have won the Powell River Triples, the Port Alberni Triples and the Parksville Men’s Triples and now the Courtenay Fours, all in the past three weeks. Henri Saucier, Ernie Kassian and Melie Ursulom were second in Powell River.

On the local scene,  Monday intercub has one more session to go and the Courtenay men are leading the way, while the ladies teams are in third place.

Tuesday Mixed Pairs have Archie and Linda Harris in the lead having won all six games played.

Peter Harding and Carol Nelson have won four and tied one, while the Kassians (Ernie and Carolyn) and Vern and April have each won four games so far.

There are some games to be “caught up” by other teams,  so there is still a possibility of a change in the standings.

Wednesday Mixed League has Dean Penny leading the way with five wins and Archie Harris threatening with four.

Bill Whitehouse is not to be counted out as he has three wins.

Thursday 242 has Ernie Kassion holding on to a half point lead over Vern Greenhill.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

“Of Bears at Fridges, drinking Planes and Cinderella’s Shoe” is Jordis Trumby’s first children’s book. Photo supplied.
Courtenay author writes, illustrates first children’s book

When is a collaboration not a collaboration? At first glance, Courtenay author… Continue reading

The 5th Street Bridge requires structural improvements, new coating to repair and prevent corrosion, and deck repairs. File photo
City of Courtenay awards contract for 5th Street Bridge project

The City of Courtenay has awarded the contract for the rehabilitation of… Continue reading

Pumpjacks pump crude oil near Halkirk, Alta., June 20, 2007.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
Gas prices jump in the Valley – and experts predict prices to rise even more

“We still could be talking about record prices…”

NIC Practical Nursing instructor Barb McPherson (right) is pictured with student Rebecca Wood in 2018 in NIC’s SIM lab. NIC photo
Learn about Practical Nursing opportunities for Island students

Students interested in exploring a future in health care are invited to… Continue reading

The Comox Valley Cycling Coalition is hoping to see more bike lines in the Cumberland area. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cycling coalition wants better bike links for Cumberland

Group says members want more connections with Comox Valley

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

The area on Cordova Bay Road where ancestral human remains were discovered Feb. 22. (Submitted photo)
Human remains discovery a reminder of B.C. Indigenous culture dug up and displaced

‘These are the people who inspired and birthed the generations that we now have here’

Older rental apartments are prime candidates for renovations, and could result in lost affordable housing stock. (Zoë Ducklow photo)
B.C.’s renoviction overhaul a good start, but won’t preserve affordable stock, lawyer says

And still no protection for people who can’t pay rent due to COVID-19

Activists from the Fairy Creek Blockades hold the injunction application notice which was submitted by logging company Teal Jones to the B.C. Supreme Court. The application, which asks to have blockaders removed from the sites that stop access to cut blocks, is set to be heard on March 4. (Photo contributed/Joshua Wright)
Activists hunker down to protect Fairy Creek near Port Renfrew from logging

Forest company Teal Cedar applies for injunction to remove seven-month-old blockades

(Photo by Marissa Baecker/Shoot the Breeze)
B.C. WHL teams to hit the ice with Kelowna, Kamloops hub cities

Kelowna, Kamloops centres chosen to host B.C. WHL teams for 24-game regular season

The victim of the homicide on Cowichan Lake Road early Monday morning was 17 years old, and was stabbed in the incident. (File photo)
Duncan homicide victim was 17 years old

RCMP report that teenager was stabbed

(File photo)
RCMP arrest man after report of gun-toting threat-maker near Parksville schools

43-year-old man taken into custody; students at nearby schools were asked to stay inside

Most Read