Tag Archives: junior curling (page 3)

Tag Archives: junior curling

Inside Junior Curling: Optimist International U-18 Curling Championships

April 19, 2013

The Optimist International U-18 Curling Championships is Canada’s premier youth event for players under 18 years of age.

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Inside Junior Curling: A Junior Program Coordinator’s Perspective

April 5, 2013

Ever wonder what it’s like to jump head first into teaching a group of youngsters each week? Would you be brave enough to take on that challenge? Well Sherrie Burechailo did just that and never looked back.

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Meaford Curling Club adopts local schools with Capital One Rocks & Rings

April 3, 2013

Over the past few years, the Capital One Rocks & Rings program has been expanding. We’ve been encouraging local clubs to take advantage of our Adopt a School program. The Meaford Curling Club worked with their local schools to get students from the gym to the curling ice, and here is their story.

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Inside Junior Curling: Youth Olympic Games Bronze Medallists Reflect

January 4, 2013

Let’s start off the year with a reflection on one hugely significant event for junior curlers around the world in 2012 – the Youth Olympic Games.

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Inside Junior Curling: Curling in the North with Thomas Scoffin

December 21, 2012

In this week’s edition, we’ll turn our attention to junior curling in the northern part of our country – Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

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Inside Junior Curling: Where the junior stars are now – Dean Joanisse

October 26, 2012

During this series, we will be catching up with some former junior stars to see what they are up to today. Meet Dean Joanisse, 1987 Canadian junior curling champion and two-time B.C. men’s champ from Abbotsford, B.C.

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Inside Junior Curling: The Mastermind Behind the First Junior Curling Tour

September 28, 2012

Wes Johnson – a name that you may or may not have heard of, but one you should know about. Johnson has been instrumental in the development of junior curling not only in Ontario, but also across Canada.

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Inside Junior Curling: Let’s start at the beginning…

September 14, 2012

Let’s take it back to the beginning – the very beginning, starting with Junior, Bantam, even Little Rock days.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Lessons Learned

April 27, 2012

The curling season is over. So sad, but it is true. From this season of Pebbles to Boulder stories, let’s take a look back at some of the more important lessons we have learned.

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Pebbles to Boulders: From the East to West

April 13, 2012

Prince Edward Island has a reputation for developing some very fine curlers. One of the brightest stars to come from the Island is Erin Carmody.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Tracy Horgan

April 9, 2012

It was supposed to be another coronation for Rachel Homan at the 2012 Ontario women’s curling championship in Kenora, but Tracy Horgan and her team from Sudbury had other ideas.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Warmth in Coldwater

March 30, 2012

The Coldwater Curling Club – you may have heard of it. Coldwater is the home club of the Glenn Howard and Sherry Middaugh curling teams. Just as important as the fame of these world-class curling teams, Coldwater is steadily gaining a reputation of developing a fine youth program, which starts off with Little Rocks.

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Pebbles to Boulders: From Little Rocks To Scotties

March 16, 2012

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.

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Gold for Canadian Junior Men in Sweden

March 11, 2012

Brendan Bottcher skipped Team Canada to a gold medal today at the 2012 World Junior Curling Championships in Östersund, Sweden, defeating Sweden 10-4.

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Junior Women Lose Close Tie-Breaker at World Championships

March 9, 2012

Canada’s junior women fought hard against an aggressive Russian team, but couldn’t climb back from a couple of early big scores, losing 11-10 in this morning’s tiebreaker at the World Junior Curling Championships in Oestersund, Sweden.

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