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Manitoba still leads at Mixed

November 16, 2010

Despite suffering its first loss of the week, Manitoba, skipped by Terry McNamee of Hamiota, still leads the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship through Tuesday at the Morris Curling Club.

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Male Athlete of the Week: Blake MacDonald

November 16, 2010

This week’s male Athlete of the Week is Blake MacDonald of St. Albert, Alberta.

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Pebbles to Boulders: Unionville Gets It!

November 16, 2010

When I worked at the provincial level of curling in the 1980’s, Unionville was a small and active community north of Toronto. Now the community has been swallowed up the City of Markham and has a very multi-cultural complexion.

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Host Manitoba now only unbeaten team at Mixed

November 16, 2010

Manitoba, skipped by Terry McNamee of Hamiota, is now the only undefeated team after Day 3 of the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship.

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Hey Coach: The Last Straw – sweeping fabrics and how they can improve your game!

November 15, 2010

This blog was created by Scott Arnold who worked hand in hand with the University of Western Ontario when they were working on sweeping technique and fabric identification on behalf of the CCA and Own The Podium.

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Four teams unbeaten at Mixed

November 15, 2010

Four teams are unbeaten in the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship through Sunday evening at the Morris Curling Club.

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Canadian Mixed underway in Morris

November 14, 2010

The 48th edition of the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship got underway Saturday evening in Morris, Manitoba.

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Promotions Team Back On-Site at the John Labatt Centre

November 12, 2010

The 2011 Tim Hortons Brier promotions team was on hand at London’s John Labatt Centre on Thursday, November 11 during the Canada-Russia Super Series junior hockey showdown.

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Female Athlete of the Week: Dawn Moses

November 12, 2010

This week’s female Athlete of the Week is Dawn Moses of Mayo, Yukon Territory, and Yellowknife, NWT.

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Male Athlete of the Week: Ryan Fry

November 12, 2010

This week’s male Athlete of the Week is Ryan Fry of Winnipeg, Manitoba and St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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FALL into the Brier Fun at White Oaks Mall

November 12, 2010

The 2011 Tim Hortons Brier volunteers were out, again, generating a buzz about the most recent ticket launch, in London.

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House Call: Bonspiel Bound

November 11, 2010

Beginner or not, one of the best parts of curling is playing in bonspiels. This is where you get to meet other teams, play at different clubs, and sometimes even travel.

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Canadian Mixed gets underway Saturday in Morris, Manitoba

November 10, 2010

The 2011 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship begins Saturday at the Southern Manitoba Convention Centre in Morris, as 12 teams, representing the 10 provinces plus Northern Ontario and Northwest Territories/Yukon, vie for the national title.

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Fit to Curl: A tale of two weekends

November 10, 2010

Over the past two weeks, my team and I have played our two biggest events of the season so far: the Cactus Pheasant Classic in Brooks, Alberta and the Grey Power World Cup of Curling in Windsor, Ontario.

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Around the House: Listen! Those are the sounds of your club

November 10, 2010

When our daughter was very young, we would bring her to the club to watch us curl. Sitting behind the glass with her bag of chips (a real treat!), she would point out at the ice and exclaim “Slide pop!”

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