Tag Archives: wheelchair curling (page 3)

Tag Archives: wheelchair curling

Playoff Scenarios Are Set at the Canadian Wheelchair Including a Tie-Breaker!

March 23, 2012

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)…… The round robin portion of the 2012 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Thunder Bay, ON at the Fort William Curling Club has concluded with five teams earning the right to move on to the playoffs.

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Alberta, Saskatchewan & Quebec in Playoffs – It’s an Uphill Climb for others

March 22, 2012

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)….Gerry Austgarden’s British Columbia’s team, out of the Nanaimo Curling Club, needs a strong finish if it hopes to claim a spot in the playoffs. 

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Seeking Something Positive

March 22, 2012

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)…..The featured game in Thursday’s seventh draw pitted a pair of struggling teams against each other.  The Northern Ontario host team (1-5), skipped by Richard Prud’homme and featuring a blend of curlers from Sudbury and Thunder Bay, was hoping to build on their fifth round win over Nova Scotia.

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Battle of Northern Ontario Heats Up

March 20, 2012

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)…..The fourth draw of the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship featured a classic matchup between natural rivals. 

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Manitoba Keeps on Rolling

March 20, 2012

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)….Like Old Red River, Team Manitoba just keeps on rollin’ along. 

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Ontario Fast Out of the Gate!

March 19, 2012

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek) Team Ontario definitely came ready to play in the opening draw of the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships in Thunder Bay, Ont.

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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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Around the House: Collingwood Curlers Meet the Challenge

January 11, 2012

They’ve been curling in Collingwood since 1881, thanks in great part to the enthusiasm and hard work of its volunteers since those early days.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Anne Hibberd

November 24, 2011

Transplanted Australian Anne Hibberd has found a home in Canada – on the curling ice in Calgary, Alberta.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Chris Rees

November 10, 2011

Chris Rees, of Toronto, Ontario, won a bronze medal at the 2003-2004 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Toronto – and he’s been building a solid list of on-ice achievements ever since.

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House Call: Curling for Everyone – Wheelchairs, Special Olympics, and Stick Curling

October 26, 2011

It has often been said that curling is a sport you can play for life. Never has this been more true.

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Featured Athlete: Dennis Thiessen

September 15, 2011

Dennis Thiessen has earned medals at four consecutive Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships, but naturally it’s the 2011 event that stands out.

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