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Tag Archives: penticton

Plaxton wins World Financial Group Rock the Ice contest

January 12, 2013

Penticton, B.C. — Ann Louise Plaxton of Lethbridge, Alta., can thank her draw weight for winning the $25,000 Cdn grand prize on Saturday in the World Financial Group Rock the Ice Contest final.

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Team World hanging tough at WFG Continental Cup

January 12, 2013

PENTICTON, B.C. — Team World stopped some of the bleeding on Saturday afternoon at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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Clean sweep for Team North America in mixed doubles

January 12, 2013

PENTICTON, B.C. — Team North America continues to build momentum at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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Team North America caps big day in Penticton

January 12, 2013

PENTICTON, B.C — Team North America is taking control at the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto. There were 12 points available on Friday at the South Okanagan Events Centre in the Ryder Cup-style curling competition featuring 12 of the best teams in the world; Team North America took nine of them and leads Team World 13-8 in the overall points race through two days.

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Team World carries one-point lead into Day 2

January 11, 2013

PENTICTON, B.C. — Team North America got two well-timed shots in the arm to close out the opening day of the World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Monsanto.

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Martin’s Back for Curling’s International Classic

January 3, 2013

When Team North America hits the ice in Penticton January 10-13 to take on Team World in the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling, they’ll have one of the greatest legends of the game on the home side.

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Curling’s Great Scot is Coming to Penticton!

December 19, 2012

At just 22 years of age, Scotland’s Eve Muirhead has already established a place as one of the most formidable competitors on the international curling scene.  And she’ll be displaying her talents as part of Team World for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling in Penticton.

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Team Canada Set to Join Team North America in Penticton

December 12, 2012

A victory at the 2012 Scotties Tournament of Hearts – the Canadian Women’s Curling Championship – earned Heather Nedohin the right to compete as Team Canada in this year’s Scotties in Kingston.

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Jones Makes Season Debut at WFG Continental Cup of Curling

December 6, 2012

In a year that has seen Jennifer Jones undergo knee surgery and give birth to her first child, the Winnipeg skip is preparing for a return to the competitive curling scene.  And, she’ll be hitting the ice for her first competitive action of the season in Penticton January 10-13 for the World Financial Group Continental Cup.

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Norway’s Ulsrud Sides with the World

November 28, 2012

Thomas Ulsrud will be making his fourth appearance at the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling when his Norwegian shooters join Team World January 10-13 in Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre to face Team North America in the ninth edition of the international classic.

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Sweden’s Edin Back to Defend the Cup

November 14, 2012

When Team World sealed the championship at the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling in Langley, the Swedish foursome skipped by Niklas Edin was right in the middle of the victory celebration.

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Inside Junior Curling: A Junior Coach’s Perspective – Sherrie Burechailo

November 9, 2012

A coach can make a big difference in a player’s development, especially when it comes to the young, impressionable generation. I have seen firsthand how good coaching has had a positive impact and I believe it’s important to acknowledge the vital role these dedicated individuals play with the young players.

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World Financial Group Continental Cup Introduces New Mini Pack

November 8, 2012

The Host Committee for the 2013 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling – coming to Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre January 10-13 – announced today that a new event Mini Pack is now on sale.

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Reigning World Women’s Champs Return to Canada

October 24, 2012

In five trips to the World Women’s Curling Championship beginning in 1997, the best result to date for Switzerland’s Mirjam Ott had been a 2008 bronze medal performance in Vernon.  But that changed in a big way at the 2012 showdown in Lethbridge.

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Double Impact Deadline Draws Near

October 12, 2012

Today’s way to see the World Financial Group Continental Cup – the most unique event in international curling– is Double Impact, the ticket package that gives two fans a reserved seat for five exciting draws.

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