The Morning Star's Kristin Froneman watches as hard-hitter Lisa VanderVelde lines up the ball during round one of broomball action on 28th Street Monday. The Stars swept Summit Environmental 4-2 and then beat the Sun FM Radio Flyers Tuesday. Broomball action continues Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. on 28th Street (between 30th and 32nd Avenues).

Broomball brings out competition

Vernon Winter Carnival sweeping city with broomball tourney



From media personalities to lawyers and city crews to business professionals, a Vernon Winter Carnival event has attracted wide-sweeping interest.

The fifth annual Broomball Tournament, put on by the Downtown Vernon Association and the Funtastic Sports Society, kicked off Monday and wraps up Wednesday with semi-finals at 11:15 a.m. followed by the finals.

All the action takes place on 28th Street (between 30th and 32nd Avenues).

There are 16 teams taking part – watch vernonmorningstar.com for results

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