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Elmira curlers earn silver at Westmount

Published on March 20, 2017 By Glenn Paulley

On Saturday, March 4, Team Wrigglesworth of Elmira earned a silver medal for a second-place finish at the annual Rob Shepherd Little Rock bonspiel at Kitchener’s Westmount Golf and Country Club. We congratulate Leia Wrigglesworth, Valorie Martin, Cameron Johnson, and Hannah Wilk, playing in her first bonspiel, for earning second place honours and just behind […]

Teams nearly finalized for Elmira Junior Bonspiel on February 8

Published on January 15, 2014 By Glenn Paulley

Teams are nearly finalized for the forthcoming Elmira Junior Bonspiel that will be held at the Elmira and District Curling Club on Saturday, February 8. The bonspiel’s bantam draw is full with three teams on a waiting list. However, we still have openings for two Little Rock teams. Please contact me (Glenn Paulley) if you […]

New bowling pins for Little Rockers

Published on June 20, 2011 By Glenn Paulley

I don’t recall precisely where I first saw a reference to using bowling pins on the ice with young Little Rock curlers – but it probably came from one of the several resources for Little Rock curling that comes from the Canadian Curling Association. But I immediately grasped the idea’s appeal – bowling is a […]

Elmira rink captures North Halton title

Published on December 7, 2010 By Glenn Paulley

This past Saturday two Elmira Little Rock rinks competed at the annual Little Rock Bonspiel at the North Halton Golf and Country Club in Georgetown. Elmira’s two-rink entry was a result of the cancellation of the Little Rock draw at the Fergus Curling Club bonspiel that was to take place the same day. By chance, […]

Elmira Little Rockers to enter two January bonspiels

Published on November 23, 2010 By Glenn Paulley

I’ve arranged for two Elmira Little Rock teams to play in bonspiels this coming January. The first bonspiel is the Galt Curling Club Little Rock bonspiel on Saturday, January 15 2011. Start time is unknown as there are two draws and the Elmira rink might be placed in either draw. Entry fee is $100 per […]

How many rotations?

Published on October 25, 2010 By Glenn Paulley

Just how many times should a curling stone rotate as it moves down the ice? Ideally, during a delivery a stone travels – initially – down the line of delivery towards the target, with a rotation applied by the wrist just prior to the release. On a draw shot, when the stone reaches the other […]