Posts Tagged ‘curling club’
Lots of curling clubs host bonspiels, right? The process is simple: advertise for teams, stock the bar, arrange the food, organize the prizes and entertainment, maybe do a bit of decorating, and you’re all set to go.
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.
WELLAND, Ont. – After three days of competition at the CIS/CCA University Curling Championships hosted by Brock University at the Welland Curling Club, the Laurier Golden Hawks women’s team remains undefeated while Alberta and Waterloo sit tied for first on the men’s side.
Imagine, growing up in a curling family, where your life-long dream is to play in the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Canadian Womens Curling Championships. Since age 5, each winter is spent at the curling club, learning the craft that finally one day sends you and your team to the dream-come-true with a win of the Scotties provincial championship. This is exactly what has happened to Tracy Horgan from Sudbury Ontario.
For someone who first took to the game less than a dozen years ago, Bingyu Wang has had a tremendous run of success on curling’s world stage. In 2008 at the Ford World Women’s Curling Championship in Vernon, B.C., she led China to a round-robin record of 9-2 and a silver medal finish. A year later in Gangneung, South Korea, she went one better, finishing preliminary play with a record of 10-1 and capping things off with an 8-6 victory over Sweden’s Anette Norberg in the gold medal game.