Curling season wraps up


The Fort Frances Curling Club concluded its competitive season with its annual wind-up over the weekend.
Raymond Roy’s rink claimed the Day League title.
The rest of the rink is comprised of Christine Denby, Brian Mueller, Raymond, Wilf Belluz, Don Debenedet, Dave Gosman, Rob Gushulak, and Nancy and Dave Evans.
Claiming the ladies ‘A’ league title was the Tirzah Baird rink, which also features Sam Clifford, Carley Busch, and Sarah Wreggitt.
The ‘B’-side champs was the rink of Ashley Payne, Daffini Chabot, Jillian Cousineau, Anna Peters, and Lauren Penney.
Winners for the ‘C’ crown were Joanne Brown, Bev Thompson, Deb Cornell, Lynn Hazen, and Nettie Kaufman.
The ladies Aggregate champions were Sam Clifford, Carley Busch, Andrea Schram, and Taylor Sopotiuck while the men’s were Lorne Jackson, Derek Jackson, Mark Pedersen, and Ed Vold.
The men’s ‘A’ league Champs were Richard Boileau, Raymond Roy, Rod Pattison, and Greg Allan while Don Debenedet, Dave Green, Ian McLenna, and Darryl McLeod nabbed the ‘B’ crown.
And the ‘C’ champs was the rink of Owen Riches, Jordon Bazylewski, Jesse Thompson, Kian McEvoy, Ben Olson, and Brett Schram.
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Rainy River’s Cole Tymkin notched an assist to help pace the London Knights to a 7-4 win over the Guelph Storm in Game 3 of their best-of-seven OHL semi-final playoff series in Guelph on Monday night.
The Knights have a commanding 3-0 series lead heading into Game 4 tonight, also in Guelph.
Game 5 (if necessary) would go Friday night back in London while Guelph would host Game 6 on Saturday night.
Should the series end up going the distance, London would host Game 7 on Tuesday night (April 16).
London won the opener 3-2 on Friday night before also claiming Game 2 with a convincing 7-0 rout on Sunday.
Tymkin has two goals and three assists in seven playoff games so far this season.