It was an epic battle–and an epically good time–this year at the 58th Dominion Command Curling Championship, hosted March 15-19 by Dauphin Branch in Manitoba.
Deciding the winner took the entire bonspiel and then some, coming down to the last rocks of an extra end, when the crown was captured by the British Columbia/Yukon team of Dave Belway, Barry Meyer, Darin Gerow and Wayne Shepherd from Salmon Arm Branch. They defeated the hometown Dauphin Branch team of Ray Baker, Dwight Bottrell, Jim Todoruk, Greg Thompson and Bob Alm.
With only six provincial teams present, the event took on a shortened format this year, starting on Sunday and ending Tuesday.
It all began on Sunday afternoon after a short opening ceremony. At the ceremony, Manitoba/ Northwestern Ontario Command Past Pre...