BJ Neufeld and the rest of his teammates with Mike McEwen’s Winnipeg-based quartet entered the 2011-12 curling season with high expectations, and you could hardly blame them.
Québec’s Johanne Daly, who plays at both the provincial and national championship level, is one busy curler.
Even though Tammy Schneider has been blessed to play for one of the finest women’s curling teams on the planet, she stays true to her small-town curling roots.
At only 17 years of age, Derek Oryniak has reached some lofty curling heights – but for this outstanding junior athlete, there’s clearly more to come.
When it comes to the expression “match made in heaven”, it would seem tailor-made for the new back-end combination of Wayne Middaugh and Glenn Howard.
Dennis Thiessen has earned medals at four consecutive Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships, but naturally it’s the 2011 event that stands out.
Ernie Richardson has long been known as “The King” in curling circles. The king he was and the king he remains, because no other curler has ever skipped a team to four Brier and world titles, a feat Richardson and his team accomplished more than 40 years ago.
This week’s male Athlete of the Week is Reid Carruthers of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
This week’s junior Athlete of the Week is Mat Camm of Rockland, Ontario.
This week’s male Athlete of the Week is Glenn Howard of Penetanguishene, Ontario.
This week’s female Athlete of the Week of Cathy Overton-Clapham of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
This week’s female Athlete of the Week is Sherri Singler of Harris, Saskatchewan.
This week’s male Athlete of the Week is Brent Laing of Horseshoe Valley, Ontario.
This week’s male Athlete of the Week is Brent Pierce of New Westminster, British Columbia.
This week’s female Athlete of the Week is Ashley Miharija of Thunder Bay, Ontario.