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Kiwanis Club of Elmira sponsors Junior Curling

Posted by on November 2, 2012 at 9:11 pm

We are indebted to John Kendall, Fred Karpala, Ron Wagner, and the rest of the Kiwanis Club of Elmira for once again sponsoring our Junior Curling program in 2012-2013. Funds such as those provided by the Kiwanis help in the purchase of new supplies, such as brush heads and sliders, that wear out over time […]

Elmira Kiwanis Club asks for help with Elmira Food Drive

Posted by on November 15, 2011 at 10:40 am

The Elmira Kiwanis Club has asked for our help in their annual Fall Food Drive, which takes place this Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. until noon in Elmira and Woolwich Township. The Kiwanis are in need of more volunteer teams to canvas designated areas of Elmira for food and monetary donations. Coffee, donuts and hot […]

Coaching is all about relationships

Posted by on October 26, 2011 at 7:25 am

Two examples for you on coaching and relationships. Perhaps you weren’t one of those who had tuned in to TSN on Sunday morning to watch the 2011 World Cup of Rugby final between France and the favoured home side, New Zealand. (Yes, I was up at 4am and decided to watch, as I was suffering […]

Deanna Johnson rink teams up with Brenda Holloway

Posted by on October 5, 2011 at 10:22 am

As a consequence of getting a year older and graduating from the bantam to the junior level, the Elmira rink of Grade 12 students Deanna Johnson, Laura Daniel, and Jaime Jones found themselves without lead Emily Walsh, and looking for another player to join their rink for the 2011-2012 season. Coincidentally, Brenda Holloway of Mississauga, […]

Throwing Stones on iPhone

Posted by on May 18, 2011 at 8:42 am

Over the summer I’ll be making some infrastructure changes to the Throwing Stones website to improve its look and usability. Some minor changes I’ve already implemented; for example, there’s now a section in the right sidebar labelled “For beginners” that highlights previously-posted articles on clothing, shoes, jackets, and so on. I’ve also highlighted our Open […]

Lauren Horton rink wins Ontario Bantam Girls title

Posted by on March 8, 2011 at 7:51 am

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 […]

Johnson rink still in the hunt at Provincials

Posted by on March 4, 2011 at 1:44 pm

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 […]

Elmira bantam girls earn berth in Provincials

Posted by on January 24, 2011 at 7:35 am

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 […]

Elmira bantam girls advance to OCA Regionals

Posted by on January 14, 2011 at 8:04 pm

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 […]

Elmira featured by the CCA

Posted by on November 30, 2010 at 7:27 pm

This afternoon, Mort Cooper, who writes on Little Rock curling for the Canadian Curling Association, posted an article about the Elmira and District Curling Club Little Rock program, including some pictures of the kids from the visit November 14 by the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s curling team. Check it out!