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Alpine Curling Club Hosts Alphorn Players


February 8, 2018

Photo courtesy of Duke Goetz Imagery

The Alpine Curling Club held a Bonspiel recently, which is a mixed invitational. On Saturday morning they had a breakfast for all of the curlers that participated and on Saturday night there was a sit down banquet, entertainment and a raffle.

Normally, there is a Scottish or Irish bag-piper that "pipes" the teams out onto the ice as they head to the other end of the ice house then proceed back as a "line" but this year, Chairwoman Dawn Johnson put a Swiss twist on the piping and invited George Albright, Heinz Mattmann and Ed Brand to "alphorn" the teams onto and "down" the ice.

The alphorn...

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