Sports in BRIEF

Bennett nets first NHL goal

Former Penticton Vee Beau Bennett earned his first National Hockey League point. The Pittsburgh Penquin  scored a power play goal, which turned out to be the winner, against the Tampa Bay Lightning as he one-timed a Sidney Crosby feed. "It felt pretty good, definitely," said Bennett on "Get a big win with it as well, it goes hand in hand. It felt awesome and hopefully just stay after it and keep this win-streak going.” The tally was Bennett's first point in five game since being called up Feb. 14.

Penticton’s Andi Naude gets eighth

While Canada's mogul team took four medals, two goals and two bronze, in Inawashiro, Japan, Penticton's Andi Naude made it to the finals round for the seventh time out of eight competitions this season. The 17-year-old rookie finished in eighth. The next day she blew out of the course in qualifications and did not finish.

Penticton Men’s rec hockey

In Penticton men’s rec hockey action, two-goal efforts by Brett Van Riper, Graham Boyd and Anthony Leardo helped the Hitmen cruise past the EcoDry Ice Dogs 10-4. Kris Goodjohn led the way for the Ice Dogs with two goals. The Hitmen then battled to a 7-7 tie with the Game Time Sports Wolverines.

Van Riper led with three goals, while Curtis Stuckey scored twice. For the Wolverines, Aric Stickney led with two goals. The Mule Broncos dumped the Cawston Storage Best Damn Wings 7-2. Jordan Moss and Stuart Nisbet led the Broncos with two goals, while Jared Collen scored both goals for the Wings. The Broncos picked up a 5-3 win against the Ice Dogs. Nisbet enjoyed a four-goal effort for the Broncos, while Gord Henderson, Mike Funk and Kris Goodjohn scored for the Ice Dogs.

The Best Damn Bar Snipers scored eight points to give them 15 total after two weeks of action in the Penticton and District Dart Association standings. They hold a three point lead on the Best Damn Sports Bar No. 1 who have 12 after also scoring eight on Monday. In third is Elks No.1 with 11 points in the A division. In B division, Penticton Legion DDT and ANAF Hand Grenades are tied for first with nine points. Right behind them with eight points in Clancey’s Crushers and Claney’s Arrows.


Summerland curling results

Tip of the week

Watch curling on TV throughout the year, as it is a great opportunity to understand the game and learn the strategy from the commentators.

Mon Senior Men    9:30 am   Feb 18, 2013

Dale Abrey  defeated Warren Parker

Hector Cartier tied Stan Green

Lionel Coleman defeated Bob Ezart

Eric Johnson defeated Paul Cowen


Mon   men  7:00 p.m  Feb 18, 2013

Steve Clement defeated Russ Lemke

Mike Lemke defeated Ken Rae

Stan Green defeated Rob Robinson

Rick Drewnisz defeated Gary Raymond


Tue mixed   9:30  am  Feb 19, 2013

John Nicolson tied Bill Penman

Hector Cartier defeated Murray Brown

Jerry Lidin defeated Ev Gillespie


Tue  Ladies    7:00 p.m  Feb 12, 2013

Wendi Archer defeated Betty Raymond

Judy Beck tied Sue Johnston

Gail Ostaficiuk defeated  Diane Krancenblum

Lil Blashko defeated   Michelle Robinson


Wed Senior Men    9:30 am Feb 20, 2013

Lionel Coleman defeated Eric Johnson

Hector Cartier defeated    Dale Abrey 

Warren Parker defeated Paul Cowen

Stan Green tied Bob Ezart


Wed Men pm  Feb 20 ,   7:00 pm    2013

Glen Brennan defeated Ken Rae

Dave Tether defeated Gary Wingerak

Steve Clement defeated Eric Cooper

Dave Gartrell tied Gary Raymond


Thur  Ladies  Feb 21, 9:30 am  2013

Betty Raymond defeated Diana Leitch

RoseMarie Fenrich tied Virginia Cundliffe

Rose McNeill tied Diane Krancenblum


Thur  Open  Feb 7 , 6:45 pm  2013

Dale Abrey defeated Jodie Brennan

Tony Blashko defeated Eric Johnson

John McKay defeated Russ Lemke

John Egyed defeated Glen Brennan



Gary Raymond defeated Barry Borrett

Don St. John defeated Ken Rae


Fri mix 6:30 pm Feb 22,   2013

Ron Robinson defeated Dave Tether

John Nicolson tied Steve Favel

Ed Harris defeated Nick Machuik


Fri mix 8:30 pm Feb 22,   2013

Tracy Waddington tied Val Utigard

Allen Tower defeated Bonnie Young

Ian Rogers defeated Mark Cameron

Dave Hood defeated Blair Stuckey






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