If Marie-France Larouche is skipping at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, it’s a safe bet she’ll be playing after the round-robin is done.
As family ties go, it would be hard to top Kevin Folk’s.
It was supposed to be another coronation for Rachel Homan at the 2012 Ontario women’s curling championship in Kenora, but Tracy Horgan and her team from Sudbury had other ideas.
As the 2012 Tim Hortons Brier wore on in Saskatoon in early March, two storylines became apparent.
When two-time Scotties Tournament of Hearts champion Kelly Scott decided her team needed a shakeup prior to the 2009 season, she scoured the British Columbia curling scene looking for a replacement for her long-time lead Renee Simons.
Losing the final at the Manitoba men’s championship to Rob Fowler was a crushing disappointment for Denni Neufeld and his teammates with the Mike McEwen squad from Winnipeg.
When Kaitlyn Lawes is on your curling team, good things tend to happen. The young vice-skip for Jennifer Jones’ Winnipeg quartet has been piling up successes on the pebbled ice for a decade now, winning a closetful of provincial and Team Canada jackets dating back to her first provincial title in 2002 when she won the Manitoba 13-and-under title.
Based on the bloodlines alone, Dallan Muyres should enjoy a productive curling career.
For Andrew O’Dell, who curls out of the Capital Winter Club in Fredericton, New Brunswick, 2011 was a very good year.
When Rachel Homan’s Ottawa curling team graduated from the junior ranks, it was on the lookout for an experienced lead who could immediately fit into the team dynamic.
Scott Seabrook clinched his third trip to the Tim Hortons Brier in grand style on February 11 in his home town of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
She just led Team Alberta to the gold medal at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Women’s Curling Championship in Napanee – and that’s no surprise when you look at Jocelyn Peterman’s curling resume.
When it comes to colourful curling outfits, Laine Peters has a closet that might be the envy of curlers across the country. Her current cashspiel outfit as the lead for Heather Nedohin’s Edmonton team features a shocking pink shirt and jacket emblazoned with various logos.
Carter Rycroft has never been one to seek the curling spotlight, but it always seems to find him because ever since he finished his junior career, he’s played on some of the best curling teams on the planet.
Like so many accomplished junior curlers, Colin Thomas began his career thanks to the support of a curling family.