News from the Seniors
With one round robin draw remaining at the 2012 Canadian Senior Men’s Curling Championship in Abbotsford, BC, Alberta’s Rob Armitage of the Red Deer Curling Centre has earned a bye directly to Sunday’s championship final.
With still one draw to play in the 2012 Canadian Senior Women’s Curling Championship in Abbotsford, BC, Cathy King of the Saville Sports Centre in Edmonton has secured a berth in Sunday’s final following her 8-7 win over Saskatchewan’s Darlene Gillies.
In a battle of 7-1 teams, Alberta’s Rob Armitage emerged unscathed dumping BC’s Dennis Graber and now sits alone in first place, one win away from the bye to Sunday’s championship final.
The Saville Sports Centre skip won her 8th game today dumping BC’s Penny Shantz 8-5 and continues to lead the round robin at 8-1. One more victory will vault King to Sunday’s championship final. She will face Saskatchewan’s Darlene Gillies and Northern Ontario’s Darla Esch in her final two round robin games.
Alberta’s Rob Armitage and BC’s Dennis Graber won key evening match-ups Wednesday and move a step closer to the playoffs at the 2012 Canadian Senior Men’s Curling Championship in Abbotsford, BC.
Draw 15 of the 2012 Canadian Seniors Curling Championships in Abbotsford, BC featured all twelve of the women’s teams in action. In a key match-up, Nova Scotia’s Nancy Delahunt and Saskatchewan’s Darlene Gillies squared off, both with 5-2 records.
This morning’s draw at the 2012 Canadian Senior Men’s Curling Championship ended with three teams now tied for first place and another team on their heels.
The leaders are distancing themselves from the pack for both men and women at the 2012 Canadian Seniors Curling Championships in Abbotsford, BC.
George Hilderman and his teammates from Whitehorse found out the hard way why Team Alberta (Armitage) is alone in first place. Armitage and his cohorts from Red Deer put there unblemished record on the line and unblemished it will stay through to round #13. The final score was 9-5!
Life continued to look good for the female Albertans at this year’s Canadian Senior Curling Championships presented by Raymond James leading into today`s eleventh draw.
As the subject line indicates, this was the longest day for all concerned at the 2012 Canadian Senior Curling Championships presented by Raymond James. Tonight’s draw #10 was the fourth of the day and there were some key match ups on the ice at the Abbotsford Recreation Centre.
This second of four draws on day #3 of the Canadian Senior Curling Championships presented by Raymond James in Abbotsford, BC saw some clutch shots both made and missed. Once again, this was a mixed draw with three games of each gender group played.
Today’s third of four draws bore witness to some clashes of the titans.
As the subject indicates, this draw was one of four today and started at 0800. Thanks to the Best Western host hotel, breakfast for the 12 teams involved in this first of four draws today was ready at 0600.
The province with the oil seems to have spawned another natural resource, curlers, and very good ones.