John Likely has won at almost every level of curling in Prince Edward Island.
He’s a nine-time mixed champion and a three-time men’s champ while also winning once each at the junior and senior ranks. He holds the record for appearances as a skip (nine) and wins (55) at the Canadian mixed championship and represented P.E.I. at the 1979 Canada Games in Brandon, Man.
Likely will take his spot amongst the province’s elite tonight when he is inducted into the Prince Edward Island Curling Hall of Fame and Museum
John Likely of Charlottetown is one of five individuals who will be inducted into the Prince Edward Island Curling Hall of Fame and Museum on Tuesday. The induction ceremony will take place at the Charlottetown Curling Complex beginning at 7 p.m. – Jason Simmonds.
Likely started curling at the Charlottetown Curling Club in 1973 and success has followed him for the past 40 years.
He won the junior championship in 1979 with skip Peter Jenkins, third Billy Dillon and lead Richard Kays. That same year he won the right to skip the Island squad at the Canada Games with Kays at third, second Doug MacGregor and lead Bill Tinney.