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It’s a question that has dogged curling for generations: are curlers athletes? The image of the beer-swilling, chain-smoking, pot-bellied curler (just think of Homer Simpson with a brush) has been around longer than artificial ice. There was a time, in fact, that ashtrays were available at the end of each sheet, and it wasn’t uncommon to have a beer while playing.
They may have come into the final as the underdog, but Manitoba’s Meghan Armit took advantage of some key misses by Ontario to defeat Jodi McCutcheon by a score of 8-6.
Saskatchewan’s Patricia Yeske and her team of Danielle Sicinski, Pamela Clothier and Leslie Glova captured the last semi-final spot in the Women’s competition with a victory over Sylvye Turgeon’s Quebec squad on Friday night.
When the dust settled, the scene was set for just one tie-breaker game in the women’s field at The Dominion Curling Club Championship in Richmond, B.C.
Playoff races are still not settled heading into final round robin games of the Women’s Draw at The Dominion Curling Club Championship.