Author Archives: Jean Mills (page 30)

Author Archives: Jean Mills

Ontario Women, Alberta Men win 2012 The Dominion Curling Club Championship

November 24, 2012

Ontario and Alberta are the winners of the 2012 The Dominion Curling Club Championship. In Finals action today at the Scarboro Golf and Country Club, Ontario’s Caroline Deans and her team of Sheri-Lynn Collyer (Third), Kendra Lafleur (Second), Lynne Stapley (Lead) won the Women’s title and Alberta’s Dan Sherrard (Skip), Brandon Klassen (Third), Kyle Reynolds (Second) and Todd Kaasten won the Men’s.

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On to the Finals at The Dominion Curling Club Championship

November 24, 2012

After a day of tie-breakers and semi-finals, the final four teams are set to compete for the Men’s and Women’s titles at the 2012 The Dominion Curling Club Championship.

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Heading to Playoffs at The Dominion Curling Club Championship

November 23, 2012

The last four draws of round robin competition at the fourth annual The Dominion Curling Club Championships wrapped up on Thursday, positioning Manitoba and Saskatchewan at the top of the Men’s division, and Ontario and Manitoba atop the Women’s.

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Day Three at The Dominion Curling Club Championship

November 22, 2012

The leaders are starting to emerge at the fourth annual The Dominion Curling Club Championship taking place at the Scarboro Golf and Country Club this week. After Day Three of the round robin competition, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta sit undefeated at the top of the Men’s standings, and Ontario holds the undefeated position in the Women’s, with Manitoba, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia close behind.

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Around the House: Archival Photos and Vintage Curling Gear in Vancouver

November 21, 2012

Centennial celebrations continue at the Vancouver Curling Club, and the season has already been busy with bonspiels and banquets. Among the highlights was a special photo shoot: VCC members assembled on the ice in an effort to recreate a 1949 image from the club’s archives.

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Leaders Emerge on Day Two of The Dominion Curling Club Championship

November 21, 2012

On Day Two of round robin play at the fourth annual The Dominion Curling Club Championship, teams from the Prairies continued to dominate on the Men’s side, while four teams remain undefeated on the Women’s.

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First Day Action at The Dominion Curling Club Championship

November 20, 2012

Round robin play began at 2012 The Dominion Curling Club Championship, being held at the Scarboro Golf and Curling Club, with men’s and women’s teams on the ice for their first draws Monday afternoon and evening.

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Around the House: Community Funspiel Kicks Off Season in North Bay, Ontario

November 7, 2012

For regular curlers, the season often kicks off with a club bonspiel to get everyone back on the ice and ready for action.  At North Bay Granite, in North Bay, Ontario, an October funspiel brings the local community together for a whole week of curling activities and ensures anyone with an urge to start curling has a positive first exposure to the sport.

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Wheelchair Curling LTAD Summit: “No cookie-cutter approach”

November 6, 2012

Athletes, coaches, representatives from the Canadian Curling Association, member associations, and provincial and national sport organizations gathered recently in Ottawa for the first-ever Wheelchair Curling Long-term Athlete Development (LTAD) Summit to share best practices for developing the sport both recreationally and competitively in Canada.

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Business of Curling: Facebook Helps Break the Ice at Kenora’s Social Spiel

October 31, 2012

Picture this: your curling centre has a terrific social bonspiel coming up soon, and you want to get the word out to participants. You also want to entice some non-curlers to check out the action at your club and maybe give curling a try. Great! You’re all set – but what’s the best way to spread the news?

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Middaugh Team Competes in Yichun, China

October 29, 2012

On November 3, the 2012 Yichun International Ladies Curling Competition gets underway in Yichun, China, and Canada’s Sherry Middaugh will be on the ice as one of eight women’s teams competing in the event.

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Around the House: Home to the Wadena Curling Club

October 24, 2012

Boy grows up in a small Saskatchewan town and, of course, learns to curl at the local rink. Boy moves to big city, where he completes university, lands a job as an ice tech and, eventually, becomes a curling club general manager. Boy, all grown up now, moves back home to raise his young family. Where does he head? Straight to the local curling club, of course.

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Partners Glendale and ClubLink Keep Curling on the Ice

October 18, 2012

They’ve been curling at the Glendale Golf and Country Club in Hamilton, Ontario, since 1960, but when ClubLink stepped in to take over management of the golf facility two years ago, the big question arose: will Glendale continue to offer curling as well as golf?

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Around the House: Celebrating Fifty Years of Curling at Annandale

October 10, 2012

Since April, members of the Annandale Curling Club in Ajax, Ontario, have been at work preparing for the 2012-2013 season. Yes, there will be curling. But more importantly, there will also be lots of celebrating: Annandale is entering its fiftieth year. It’s time for a season-long party!

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Strathcona Cup 2013: Scotland vs Canada in Friendly Curling Competition

October 4, 2012

This January, Canadian curlers coast to coast will compete in a championship that brings Scottish teams across the Atlantic to battle – in friendly fashion – for curling supremacy. Plans are underway for the  Strathcona Cup Tour 2013.

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