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Jeff Stoughton earned a record tenth Manitoba title with a victory over Sean Grassie in the final of the men’s provincial curling playdowns, Feb. 10 in Neepawa.
In a curling career that is unquestionably the envy of the majority of serious competitors in the game there are at least two championships Jeff Stoughton would still love to add to his resume.
Big-name curlers are unfailingly generous with their time both on and off the ice, especially when it comes to supporting a good cause. Many fans of our sport are familiar with the CCA’s Charity of Choice, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation, and have recognized high-profile athletes on TSN Telethons over the years, raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to support the care of premature and critically ill babies in hospitals across Canada.
When Jeff Stoughton suits up for Team North America at the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling it will mark a fourth consecutive Season of Champions appearance.
After nine trips to the Brier in a twenty-year competitive curling career, last year’s edition of the Canadian men’s curling championship may have been the sweetest of them all for Jeff Stoughton.