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House Call: The Line’s Divine

If you’re relatively new to curling, you likely play front end on a team and never consider line call. And then, against all odds, it happens. Skipper calls in sick and your second’s out of town. You call in a spare but they have to play lead. Your third moves up to skip and suddenly… Holy Cow… you’re playing third!

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Brier Bound: Territories Update

The top four men’s teams from Canada’s North gathered at the Whitehorse Curling Club over the extended weekend of February 9 – 12 to determine who would earn the right to wear Territorial colours at the 2012 Tim Hortons Brier.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Switzerland Update

Mirjam Ott and her Davos Curling Club team of Janine Greiner, Carmen Kung and Carmen Schafer captured the 2012 Swiss Women’s title on Saturday, February 25 with a 6-5 victory over Bern’s Michele Jaggi at the Gstaad Curling Hall.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Lisa Weagle

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.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Canada Update

Heather Nedohin’s tour of her home province will continue, after she and her Edmonton, Alberta rink of Beth Iskiw, Jessica Mair and Laine Peters won the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Red Deer on Sunday, February 26 with a 7-6 final game win over British Columbia’s Kelly Scott.

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Brier Bound: Alberta

Kevin Koe and his Glencoe Curling Club team of Pat Simmons, Carter Rycroft and Nolan Thiessen are Brier bound after winning the 2012 Boston Pizza Cup, which is emblematic of Alberta men’s curling supremacy.

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Brier Bound: Nova Scotia

Jamie Murphy and his CFB Halifax teammates Jordan Pinder, Mike Bardsley and Donald McDermaid will all get the opportunity to experience their first Tim Hortons Brier from ice level at Saskatoon’s Credit Union Centre in March after capturing the Nova Scotia Molson Men’s Provincial Championship on Sunday, February 12.

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Making Great Ice: Avoiding Runs

As we go through our daily maintenance schedule, sometimes we create new problems for ourselves. For instance, there are three types of runs that we can create in our ice.

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Around the House: Dawson Curling Club celebrates 113 years of the International Bonspiel

They’ve been mining gold in Dawson City, Yukon, since the 1890s, and they’ve been curling in Dawson for at least that long.

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Lethbridge Welcomes the World: Scotland Update

Curling’s “Scottish Sensation”, Eve Muirhead will represent the country which gave the world the game, when play gets underway at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Lethbridge in March.

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Brier Bound: Manitoba Update

Thirty-two teams from across the province started play at Credit Union Place Arena in Dauphin on February 8 in pursuit of the Manitoba Men’s Safeway Championship title.

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Brier Bound: Newfoundland and Labrador Update

Brad Gushue went undefeated in capturing the 2012 Newfoundland and Labrador Tankard in playdowns which ran from February 8 – 11 at the Carol Curling Club in Labrador City.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Scott Seabrook

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.

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Brier Bound: Ontario Update

Glenn Howard won twelve straight games in capturing his fourteenth Ontario men’s curling championship in Stratford on the afternoon of Sunday, February 12. He and his Coldwater & District Curling Club team of Wayne Middaugh, Brent Laing and Craig Savill earned the trip to Saskatoon’s Brier with a successful last end, last rock, tap back for a 5-4 victory over Peter Corner’s Brampton Curling Club squad.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Nurturing Curlers in Sudbury

The Idylwylde Golf and Country Club in Sudbury, Ontario has long been a fixture on the curling scene of Northern Ontario. The strength of their reputation comes in part from the efforts of their youth programs, beginning with Little Rocks.

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