Archive for January, 2011

Elmira Little Rockers finish first and second in Brampton

January 31, 2011

Congratulations to Anika’s rink of Anika at skip, Veronica at third, Natalie at second, and Micaela at lead – in her first bonspiel – for finishing in first place at last weekend’s Little Rock bonspiel held at the Brampton Curling Club. Anika’s rink finished in first place with two victories with winning scores of 9-2 […]

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Shot selection and strategy

January 30, 2011

Strategy and tactics are two terms often used to describe the choices that a team can make during an end, or during a game. Former National Training Centre coach Bill Tschirhart describes strategy this way: Strategy is the shot called after considering a variety of factors in light of a pre-determined game plan which results […]

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Adventure Guide sponsors Elmira Junior Bonspiel

January 27, 2011

Another big thank-you to Mike and Sue Furey of Adventure Guide, located at 382 King Street North in Waterloo, for once again sponsoring the 2011 McDonald’s Elmira Junior Bonspiel that will be held in Elmira on 12 February 2011. Adventure Guide is a great place to purchase shirts, sweaters and mitts suitable for curling. Moreover, […]

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Bantam draw filled for McDonald’s Elmira Junior Bonspiel

January 24, 2011

Participating teams in the Bantam draw of the McDonald’s Elmira Junior Bonspiel have now been finalized: Rink Club White K-W Granite Le Jeune K-W Granite TBA Elmira Hall Westmount G&CC Laitar Fergus Lewis Glanford Scott Markdale Hooker Markdale Thanks to all parents and coaches who have expressed interest in our bonspiel. As of this morning, […]

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Elmira bantam girls earn berth in Provincials

January 24, 2011

Congratulations to the Deanna Johnson rink of Elmira for earning a berth to the OCA Provincial championships held this past weekend at the Chesley Curling Club. Johnson and her rink will play in the OCA Bantam Girls Provincial Championships that will be held at the Land O’ Lakes Curling Club in Tweed from March 2 […]

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Bob Johnson Financial Planning sponsors Elmira Junior Bonspiel

January 20, 2011

Another big thank-you to Bob Johnson of Bob Johnson Insurance and Financial Planning, located at 410 Conestoga Road in Waterloo, for once again sponsoring the 2011 McDonald’s Elmira Junior Bonspiel that will be held in Elmira on 12 February 2011. Tweet

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Elmira Optimists sponsor Elmira Junior Bonspiel

January 18, 2011

A big thank-you to Brian Crozier and the Optimist Club of Elmira for sponsoring the 2011 McDonald’s Elmira Junior Bonspiel, which will be held in Elmira on 12 February 2011. As of this afternoon, we have confirmed entries from the following curling clubs: Little Rock draw 2 teams from the K-W Granite Curling Club 2 […]

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Elmira bantam girls advance to OCA Regionals

January 14, 2011

Congratulations to the Deanna Johnson rink of Elmira for winning the “B” side of the OCA Bantam Girls zone 12 championships held last weekend at the Westmount Golf and Country Club. Deanna and her Elmira rink of third Laura Daniel, second Jaime Jones, lead Emily Walsh and coaches Bob Johnson and Steve Jones were upset […]

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TSN broadcasts Continental Cup play

January 12, 2011

Starting tomorrow morning at 10:30, TSN will broadcast a variety of games from the Continental Cup being held in St. Albert, Alberta through Sunday afternoon. The complete TSN broadcast schedule can be found here. I am particularly looking forward to the mixed doubles event which will be televised on Thursday and Friday afternoons at 3:30, […]

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Exhibition games with K-W Granite are cancelled

January 11, 2011

Our planned series of exhibition games with Little Rock teams from the K-W Granite Club has been postponed indefinitely. On January 16 Little Rockers will be having a regular practice as usual at the Elmira club, beginning at 1:30pm. Tweet

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