Jan Petker, Joan McCusker and Marcia Goderit join the late Sandra Schmerley in the World Curling Hall of Fame.
The three surviving members of Sandra Schmirler’s team are among five inducted in 2022 into the World Curling Hall of Fame.
Third Jan Petker and second Joan McCusker and lead Marcia Goderit teamed up with Schmirler to win the Women’s World Championships in 1993, 1994 and 1997. Also, in 1998 Schmirler won the first ever Olympic gold medal awarded in curling.
Schmirler, who died in 2000 of cancer at the age of 36, was recruited posthumously in 2009.
The Regina-based Schmirler is also inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame, the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame, the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame, the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, and the Regina Sports Hall of Fame.
Betker, McCusker, Gudereit Ian Tetley and Peter Becker are inducted into the 2022 World Curling Hall of Fame.
RED SOX update
Regina Red Sox holds a record 11-13 in Tuesday’s Canadian Western Baseball League game against the Weyburn Beavers. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. at Tom Laing Park.
The Red Sox come out on Sunday with a 12-9 victory over host Moss Jaw Miller Express (16-7), who top the Eastern Conference standings.
Regina exploded in the match by scoring 10 runs in the second half, during which Travis Johnson scored a massive home win and Michael Zenter had a double twice. Zinter followed him with Homer twice in the third inning.
Winning bowler Zane Boulogne set 3 and 3 runs of goalless rest for Regina, who got three hits from Kendall Keeler.
On Wednesday, the Red Sox start a three-game home game when they face Swift Current 57 (7:05 p.m., Currie Field). Moss Joe will visit Korey Field on Thursday (7:05 p.m.). In Canada, the Red Sox will host Webburn (1:05 p.m.).
The Regina Pats opens the 2022-23 WHL regular season schedule on September 23 against the visiting Moose Jaw Warriors. Moose Jaw will host the Pats the following evening.
The 34th house dates include the 13th Saturday, seven Sundays, seven Wednesdays, six Fridays, and Mondays.
The season opener is the only home game the Butts play in September. There are seven home dates in October, three in November, four in December, seven in January, five in February, and seven in March.
Pre-season games are scheduled for September 9 (at Prince Albert Raiders), September 10 (at Prince Albert’s house), September 15 (at Winnipeg Ice House) and September 17 (at Winnipeg).
Bates season tickets go on sale July 4th at 10am
The 47th Canadian Masters Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be held at the Canadian Athletics Complex from July 29-31.
All athletes must be at least 30 years old as of the opening day of the event.
The meeting is sponsored by Excel Athletika Track and Field Club. Jim Langen is the meeting director.
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