Memorial Team Tournament held at Innisfail August 08th -12th. Sent Along by Brian Scott WITH THANKS!

Texas Bandits: Back L.R: Earl Doell, Brian Fitzpatrick, Pete Hildebrand, Brian Bissillion (c) Front L>R: Sheryl Doell, Bill Piett, Eileen Hildebrand, Gina Bissillion Gina has been undefeated in each of the three Memorial Tournaments

Texas Bandits: Back L.R: Earl Doell, Brian Fitzpatrick, Pete Hildebrand, Brian Bissillion (c)
Front L>R: Sheryl Doell, Bill Piett, Eileen Hildebrand, Gina Bissillion
Gina has been undefeated in each of the three Memorial Tournaments

The Texas Bandits, led by Captain Brian Bissillion, finished seven games ahead of the Alberta Clippers and for the second consecutive year are the overall winner of the Memorial Team Tournament held at Innisfail August 08th -12th.

Alberta Clippers: Back L>R: Bob Lockwood, Brad Sawchuk, Frank Stokowski, Dale Robinson (c), Brian Scott (c) Front L>R: Adele Stokowski, Betty Weischorster, Linda Robinson, Helen Scott

Alberta Clippers:
Back L>R: Bob Lockwood, Brad Sawchuk, Frank Stokowski, Dale Robinson (c), Brian Scott (c)
Front L>R: Adele Stokowski, Betty Weischorster, Linda Robinson, Helen Scott, Dorothy McKernon.

This tournament was the vision of Delmar Salls and has been very popular since its commencement in 2013.  The tournament is named in honor of all the past members who worked to make the Alberta Canadian Shuffleboard Association a success in Central Alberta.  There were 12 teams in the tournament which is split into two divisions based on the previous year’s results.

Northern Gypsies: Back: L>R: Dave Crucq, Doug Mowat, Lloys Sandau, Carl Howell, Ken Wardley (c), Dale Dunlop Front: L>R: Marg Mowat, Carol Sandau, Carol Howell, Verena Wardley

Northern Gypsies:
Back: L>R: Dave Crucq, Doug Mowat, Lloys Sandau, Carl Howell, Ken Wardley (c), Dale Dunlop
Front: L>R: Marg Mowat, Carol Sandau, Carol Howell, Verena Wardley

The second division was won by The Northern Gypsies captained by Ken Wardley who had brought in two highly ranked players(Carol and Carl Howell) from Missouri to fill in his team.  The Gypsies finished two points ahead of the Roadrunners team captained by Al Plante.

Road Runners: Back L>R: Al Plante (c), Barry Aldous, Dale Hoople, Stan Collier, Hugh Palmer, Doug Noad Front L>R: Andy Nikoliashyn, Anne Severson, Maxine Nill, Lorraine Swain, Chirs Palmer

Road Runners:
Back L>R: Al Plante (c), Barry Aldous, Dale Hoople, Stan Collier, Hugh Palmer, Doug Noad
Front L>R: Andy Nikoliashyn, Anne Severson, Maxine Nill, Lorraine Swain, Chirs Palmer

The event was a great success and there were about 120 players in total.

Brian Scott.  2016 08 14

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