Costume contest and A Event winners Darlene Ibey

Costume contest and A Event winners Darlene Ibey

Princeton curlers play retro

Eight teams from Princeton, Keremeos, Grand Forks and Kamloops dressed retro for a women’s bonspiel.



Eight teams from Princeton, Keremeos, Grand Forks and Kamloops dressed retro for a women’s bonspiel from Feb. 24 to 26.

Teams from Princeton won both the A and B Event, against teams dressed as hippies and in bobbie socks and poodle skirts. Some women even wore vintage curling sweaters.

“We all had great costumes,” said Princeton curler Shirley Campbell, whose friends had a hard time recognizing in her retro costume.

Princeton residents Darlene Ibey, Pam MacKenzie, Maxine Huston and Marjorie Brewer won the A Event against Rosemary Clarke, Kaye Palmar, Marg Wilson and Paula Wilson.

Princeton ladies Shirley Campbell, Liz Murray, Debbie Mackenzie and Monique Carlson defeated Elaine Miller, Mona Willis, Marg Cauglin, Joy Wallace to take the B Event.

Carole Lawes, Cindy Mullen and friends from Grand Forks and Keremeos won the C Event against Kamloops residents Sharon Beausoleil, Stacy and friends.