The inaugural Blue Ox Bonspiel was a great success with teams from as far away as Michigan and St. Louis participating. This year’s overall champion was the Johannsen rink from Bemidji. Pictured to the left are Micah Johnson, Linus John, Joel Johannsen, Eric Johannsen, and Carolyn Johannsen. They walked away with 4 Stay and Play packages at Northern Lights Casino via Leech Lake Gaming.
In the remaining events:
B event Champions – Kent Bahr rink. 4 wooly winter BSU stocking caps from Cool Threads and $5 gift cards from Herbert’s and Gerbert’s.
C Event Champions – Mark Schmitt rink. 4 free oil changes at Bemidji Honda Center with premium ice scrapers.
D Event Champions – 4H. Hirt/Hunt rink. 4 $15 gift cards at Home Depot.
Pictured above are members of teams Flapjack #1 and Flapjack #2 sporting their specially made shirts for the occasion.
Top row from left to right: Jesse Safe, Piet Hansel, Matt Clancy, Paul Bunyan and Adam Bower.
Bottom row from left to right: Chris Thompson, Janis Sverns and Neal Ortsey.
Special skip thanks to: Paul “Walt” Fenner