Archive for March, 2011

TSN broadcasts 2011 World Men’s Curling Championships

March 30, 2011

Starting this Saturday, April 2, TSN will broadcast coverage of all games featuring Jeff Stoughton and his Manitoba rink who are representing Canada at the 2011 Ford World Curling Championships being held in Regina, Saskatchewan. Coverage includes all Canadian round-robin games, and all playoff games regardless of teams. Here is a summary of the TSN […]

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Another curling season draws to a close

March 29, 2011

Another curling season is soon drawing to a close. As of this past Sunday, our weekly practices are over – and our last event, the K-W Granite’s Monkey Bonspiel, is coming up on April 9. Reflecting on this past year, our Junior program at Elmira has accomplished a great deal. Let me summarize some of […]

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K-W Granite Monkey bonspiel scheduled for April 9

March 29, 2011

Our last event of the season is the K-W Granite’s Monkey bonspiel, an event with both Little Rock and bantam draws. I have entered two Little Rock teams and one bantam team into this K-W Granite club bonspiel, and I hope to finalize the teams by this weekend. If you haven’t already done so, please […]

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Laurier women win CIS Championships

March 18, 2011

Congratulations to the Laurier Golden Hawks women’s varsity curling team from Wilfrid Laurier University for winning the Canadian University Championships this past weekend, held in St. John’s, Newfoundland. The winning rink of skip Laura Crocker, third Sarah Wilkes, second Jen Gates, lead Cheryl Kreviazuk, fifth Pam Feldkamp, and coach Maurice Wilson outlasted the Brock Badgers […]

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TSN Broadcasts 2011 World Women’s Championships

March 18, 2011

Here is the broadcast schedule for TSN’s coverage of the 2011 Capital One World Women’s Curling Championships from Esbjerg, Denmark: Saturday, March 19 Canada vs. China at 4 a.m. ET on TSN (encore presentation at 10:30 p.m. ET on TSN2) Sunday, March 20 Canada vs. Denmark at 10:30 p.m. ET on TSN2 Monday, March 21 […]

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Elmira Legion and Elmira Lions sponsor Junior bonspiel

March 12, 2011

Warm thanks to the Elmira Lions Club and to the Elmira Branch (#469) of The Royal Canadian Legion for generously contributing towards our Junior Curling program by sponsoring the Elmira Junior Bonspiel. At this year’s bonspiel, Elmira hosted teams from the Galt, Fergus, K-W Granite, Westmount, Glanford, and Markdale curling clubs.

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Watch the Brier playoffs this weekend

March 11, 2011

A reminder to all Little Rock and Bantam curlers to take advantage of the horrible weather and watch some great curling on the TSN network: it’s the Brier, the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship. After last night’s end of round-robin play, the four playoff teams have been determined and they are: Newfoundland & Labrador (Gushue), Manitoba […]

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Cleaning your brush

March 8, 2011

Over the weeks you spend curling, your synthetic brush head accumulates a lot of dirt, lint and other debris that eventually gets difficult to remove with the scrub brushes at the end of each sheet. If you find your brush head looks particularly dirty, you’ll need to clean it with detergent and water. Here’s how. […]

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Lauren Horton rink wins Ontario Bantam Girls title

March 8, 2011

Congratulations to the Lauren Horton rink of the Huntley Curling Club for winning the OCA Bantam Girls title this past weekend at the Land O’ Lakes Curling Club in Tweed. Horton, with third Jordan Mark, second Cassandra Lewin, lead Jessica Armstrong, and coach Tom Sinclair defeated the Brenda Holloway rink from the Tam Heather club […]

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Johnson rink still in the hunt at Provincials

March 4, 2011

The Deanna Johnson foursome from Elmira sports a 2-2 record after four draws of round-robin play at the OCA Bantam Girls’ Provincial Championships, being held at the Land O’ Lakes Curling Club in Tweed. Deanna, with third Laura Daniel, second Jaime Jones, lead Emily Walsh and coaches Bob Johnson and Steve Jones got off to […]

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