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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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Featured Curling Athlete: Jocelyn Peterman

She just led Team Alberta to the gold medal at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Women’s Curling Championship in Napanee – and that’s no surprise when you look at Jocelyn Peterman’s curling resume.

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Day One in the books at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors

Both Alberta teams are unbeaten after the first day of competition at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors in Napanee.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Starting Young at the Mayflower

Anyone watching national championship curling over the last 25 years has heard of the Mayflower Curling Club.

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Canada’s Corryn Brown through to Mixed Double curling quarterfinals

Team Canada vice Corryn Brown, of Kamloops, B.C., and Austrian teammate Martin Reichel are through to the quarterfinal round in the Mixed Doubles curling competition at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Package of Determination

During the time my wife and I were the Little Rock co-ordinators at the Brant Curling Club, we witnessed many pleasures – one of which was meeting the Elgie Family and young Lesleigh Elgie.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Blue Girls of New Brunswick

Like every curling club across Canada at the beginning of the season, the St. John’s Curling Club in Newfoundland holds a new curler clinic. This is where our story begins.

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Pebbles to Boulders: A Little Idea Grows

Twenty-two-year-old Samantha Stouffer is an example of a young lady who has been bitten by the curling bug.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Brendan Bottcher

Edmonton’s Brendan Bottcher decided to try curling after watching the 1998 Nagano Olympic Games – and he’s been hooked ever since.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Keely Brown

Keely Brown got her start in curling a very young age – watching her parents in their Sunday morning game.

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A win for Youth Olympics Team Canada at JSI OVCA Superspiel

Canada’s Youth Olympics curling team came out swinging in their second day of competition at the John Shea Insurance OVCA Junior Superspiel taking place in Ottawa, Ontario, November 4-6.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Canada’s Largest Little Rock Bonspiel

Curling bonspiels are a great source of entertainment for many of us to get through the long, cold Canadian winter.

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Pebbles to Boulders: From Nobleton to the World

In our hockey-mad nation, there are hundreds of stories told about hockey stars coming from small towns and making it in the big leagues. But I’m about to tell you a similar story, and this time it’s the story of a curler.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Emily Gray

Junior curler Emily Gray, of O’Leary, Prince Edward Island, is enthusiastically enjoying her journey towards the 2012 Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Featured Athlete: Derek Oryniak

At only 17 years of age, Derek Oryniak has reached some lofty curling heights – but for this outstanding junior athlete, there’s clearly more to come.

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