Tag Archives: junior curling (page 4)

Tag Archives: junior curling

Team Canada Junior Women are “Unstoppable”

March 4, 2012

Taking advantage of hammer in the first end, Canada’s Junior Women came out strong and scored 3 points to take control of their game against Norway at the 2012 World Junior Curling Championships in Oestersund, Sweden.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Organization + Fun = Success

March 2, 2012

Being organized is a key step to the success of any curling program. That’s a message I stress with program organizers. Fun is the happiness on the faces of those you are serving. Success is a relative term, which can be measured in many different ways, but can be the satisfaction of a job well done. Organization, fun and success are enjoyed by the Little Rockers of Bally Haly Golf and Country Club in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Andrew O’Dell

March 1, 2012

For Andrew O’Dell, who curls out of the Capital Winter Club in Fredericton, New Brunswick, 2011 was a very good year.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Nurturing Curlers in Sudbury

February 17, 2012

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

February 16, 2012

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

February 4, 2012

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

February 3, 2012

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

January 21, 2012

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

January 20, 2012

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

January 6, 2012

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

December 23, 2011

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

December 15, 2011

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

December 1, 2011

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

November 5, 2011

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

October 28, 2011

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

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