Archive for April, 2012

OCA Bantam competition dates set for 2012-2013

April 27, 2012

The spring meeting of the OCA Zone 12 representatives was held this past Tuesday at the Westmount Golf and Country Club in Kitchener. Among the topics under discussion was the Zone 12 event calendar, and while some venues and dates remain open for various events, in Zone 12 things are now pretty much set for […]

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The 2011-2012 season comes to a close

April 16, 2012

This past season was another huge success for the Junior program here at the Elmira and District Curling Club. We were fortunate in being able to maintain our enrollment of approximately 50 children split between the two age groups, the Little Rocks for ages 7-12 and the bantam/juniors for ages 13 and up. Here are […]

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Grand Slam curling on Global TV this weekend

April 16, 2012

The final event of the Grand Slam of Curling, the Capital One Players’ Championship, will be broadcast on Global TV. The lineup of teams includes 2012 Canadian champions Glenn Howard and Heather Nedohin along with other well-known rinks such as Kevin Martin, Jeff Stoughton and Mike McEwen on the men’s side, and Chelsea Carey, Eve […]

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Elmira rinks finish on high note at 2012 TimBits Championships

April 14, 2012

For Pools “M” and “N”, the final draw of round-robin play in the 2012 TimBits Provincial Championships shifted to the Parry Sound Curling Club and both Elmira teams were in action. Here’s the recap of draw five: St. Teresa of Avila, Elmira Coach Marc Bernard rotated out Luke DeCorte for this final game, so the […]

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Elmira rinks struggle in draw 4

April 14, 2012

In draw four at the 2012 TimBits Provincial Curling Championships both Elmira rinks saw play with their third game in their respective pools, with both teams struggling against talented sides. Here’s the recap: St. Teresa of Avila, Elmira The third game had St. Teresa, skipped again by Veronica Bernard with Morgan Glofcheskie at lead, Natalie […]

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Nutrition tips for pre- and post-game snacks

April 13, 2012

One thing appreciated by all of the coaches at the 2012 TimBits Provincial Curling Championships being held in Parry Sound this weekend is the quality of the post-game snacks offered to all the teams. Snacks have included fresh fruit, particularly bananas, apples, and oranges, along with granola bars and, for those with a sweet tooth, […]

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St. Teresa falls to 0-2 at TimBits Provincials

April 13, 2012

In the third draw of Pool “N” of the 2012 Ontario TimBits Provincial Championships the St. Teresa of Avila rink out of Elmira could not, unfortunately, give up the hammer as they struggled with the ice at the Bobby Orr Community Center in Parry Sound and fell 7-1 to St. Michael’s Elementary School of Cambridge. […]

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Update from 2012 TimBits Provincials

April 13, 2012

Round-robin play is well underway at the 2012 Ontario TimBits Provincial Championships being held in Parry Sound. Here is a recap of the action for the two Elmira & District Curling Club rinks that are entered in this year’s championships, begin played at the Parry Sound Curling Club and the Bobby Orr Community Centre. MacGregor […]

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Marc Bernard earns Competition Coach certification

April 13, 2012

Congratulations to Elmira coach Marc Bernard for earning his Competition Coach (formerly Level 2) certification from the Ontario Curling Association. Marc successfully completed his on-ice evaluation in late March with Laurier Golden Hawks coach and High Performance Centre Director Gary Crossley as his evaluator. Congratulations Marc! Tweet

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