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Special Olympics athletes shine at tournament


Special Olympics BC - Castlegar Local entered two teams in the Wilbert Ackerman Invitational Tournament at Glenmerry Bowl in Trail, March 19 – 20, and the teams finished one-two!

In first place was the Castlegar 1 team, consisting of  Sandrelle, Frankie, Rachel, Fred and Samantha. In second place was the Castlegar 2 team, consisting of Mike, Louise, Brett, Shelly and Cory.

Sandrelle also scored the most pins over average, setting the high mark at +231.

The team coaches are Debra Mackenzie  and Eleanor Nichols. The teams wanted to thank Sheila Hawton and crew for a great weekend, Castle Bowl for their support in providing athletes with a place to practice and compete, and the Kootenay Society for Community Living for providing transportation.