Sports in brief: Victoria men’s curling teams thrice shy, Bridge extended with Highlanders

Coach Ian Bridge extends contract with Victoria Highlanders

Ian Bridge has extended his contract to coach the Victoria Highlanders FC by two more years.

Ian Bridge has extended his contract to coach the Victoria Highlanders FC by two more years.

Highlanders extend Bridge two years

Ian Bridge will return as coach of the Victoria Highlanders FC men’s team.

Bridge led the Highlanders to their first ever playoff berth in the PDL in 2011, his second season as coach.

Victoria rinks thrice shy at B.C. men’s curling championship

Members of the Victoria Curling Club can hold their heads high, as the club sent three teams to the Canadian Direct Insurance B.C. Men’s Provincial championships in Parksville last week.

The Neil Dangerfield, Jody Epp and Jay Tuson rinks all represented Victoria, but none were able to crack the final four.

Parksville’s Jim Cotter rink defeated New Westminster’s Brent Pierce in Sunday’s final.